Banaskantha On one hand, in Gujarat, farmers are distressed by not getting good crop of potato crop, whereas a farmer has made significant profits by changing the crop. Farmer Khetaji Solanki of Banaskantha district of Gujarat has planted potato juice instead of potato, which has proved to be good for him.
All the farmers were upset if they did not get good prices of potato crop in the area. In such a way, in his seven bigha fields, Solanki decided to plant potato instead of potato. The seventh pass Solanki also showed the way to other people of the village.
Using new techniques,
he has developed melon using modern techniques. They used better seeds, drip irrigation and solar waterpumps. The harvested crop in February got ready in April and in the 70 days they earned 21 lakh rupees. 140 tonnes of melon was born in his farm.
They had spent 1.21 lakh rupees. Their crop was so good that they did not have to go anywhere to sell it, and traders from other states came to them and bought the crop. They got very good money.
Khetaji is not very educated but uses a lot of technique. They take tips on farmers through mobile apps and keep learning new techniques for fruit crop. She now wants to harvest cherry tomatoes.