Nov 02, 2009
Sustainable Farming - A Model
To be sustainable, inputs must be less than outputs. Inputs include fuel and all forms of energy, labour and raw materials. Even treatment of wastes must not consume excessive energy. For a farmer to practice sustainable agriculture, he must derive a reasonable income from his efforts.
This is a model for sustainable agriculture we developed at our farm (click to enlarge):
This how an acre of land may look like (click to enlarge):
We calculated a net income of RM3000 to RM5000 per month is possible from such a farm.