Protective farming firm GROWiT joined Baramati KVK for a technology partnership.
GROWiT, a direct-to-farmer (D2F) protective farming firm, has joined Baramati Krishi Vigyan Kendra (KVK) in a technology partnership.
According to a release, GROWiT will gather input on technical elements of farming and will enhance its products. GROWiT products will be available for research use at the Baramati KVK farm science centre. The access is valid even if the KVK is testing multiple companies’ crops and fertilisers.
According to the statement, this cooperation will not only help KVK make its research and development (R&D) more sustainable, but it will also help the centre increase yields and provide the best outcomes to farmers.
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KVK students will be able to study firsthand protective farming and the implementation of related technology, according to the announcement.
Farmers have immediate access
The release quoted Saurabh Agarwal, Director and Chief Executive Officer of GROWiT, as saying, ‘We founded GROWiT to educate more farmers about the benefits of protective farming.
Our collaboration with Baramati KVK will help to strengthen farmers’ and franchise owners’ trust in our concept and the products we provide.’ Also Read | Govt to revise its draft policy to treat commercial farming on par with industry.
The collaboration with the KVK will provide GROWiT with immediate access to 400-500 farmers. The centre also hosts a range of activities on a regular basis.
It will provide the company with several possibilities to meet farmers and village sarpanch, as well as raise awareness about the benefits of its products and protective agricultural techniques, according to the company.