Daily Archives: June 12, 2013

Bidar farmer’s resourcefulness pays off

bidar_farmer‘We have cashew on over 150 acres in the district now’

Vidya Sagar Patil still remembers the reactions of his neighbours when he decided to plant cashew on his family’s land at Malchapur four years ago.

“They thought I was mad. Some were blunt enough to tell me to my face, while others just gave me a weird look. After a while I stopped reasoning it out with them and went about my work,” says the farmer.

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