This is a 13 Acre beautiful farm near Badami of Bagalkot district of Karnataka. The farm owner Sri. L B Kurtakoti is a General Manager of Bilagi Pattana Sahakari Bank Ltd., Bilagi. Apart from managing his work, he is also involved in organic farming in his farm. He purchased the farm which was in raw shape in the year 2006. During the weekend and holidays he will completely involve in the farming and guide his team at farm in farm execution. Farm is now well furbished with the help of machines and it is having 3 bore wells which are well charged with rain water harvesting while supplying sufficient water to the farm plantation.
Farm is cultivated with various plantations like Chikku (Sapota ), Mango, Lemon, Coconut and surrounded by Neem and Teakwood trees.
There are about 30 cows in which 25 are of Gir breed and 5 are Kilari breed. There is a big demand for urine of Gir cows of this farm. From all these cows, farm produces 40-50 tractors load of organic compost every year. No chemical fertilizer and pesticides have been used in this farm since last 13 years. Pest control is only through organic practices. Every day about 70 litres of pure organic milk is produced from the farm.
A sheep rearing and poultry project also is also being implemented with an investment of Rs. 1 crore. A full pledged shed to accommodate about 100 sheeps has been added recently to the farm infrastructure and sheep rearing is also in place.
To sum it up, it is fully self-sustained integrated organic farm with all basic infrastructure required for successful farming. It is a farm which has inspired many farmers to adopt organic farming practices. It is worth visiting this farm to learn organic farming practices and spend time in lush green environment.
If you visit the farm, you can also cover the nearby historical places Badami, Pattadakallu, Aihole etc. and also take blessing of Goddess Banashankari by visiting the temple and world famous monuments nearby.
Farm is located at a distance of - 1 kms from Hosur, 7 kms from Shivayagamandir, 10 kms from Banashakari, 12kms from Mahakut, 14 kms from Badami, 17 kms from pattadakal, 28 kms from Aihole, 58 kms from kudal Sangam, 73 kms from Almatti Dam, 134 kms from Vijayapura
Policy & TermsThis farm is a plastic free zone. We expect our esteemed guests also to follow the same.
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