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The study was conducted to develop Integrated Farming Systems (IFS) model for limited irrigation situation. The land was earmarked for developing 1 ha. land for marginal/small farmers with crops, horticulture, fodders and animal components. This system resulted in total productivity of 41.4 t ha-1 yr-1 Rice Grain equivalent Yield (RGEY) along with employment generation of 830 man days. The net returns from 1 ha of crop + livestock (dairy and goat) + horticulture farming systems model was Rs. 2,17,336/-. Of this total net income, crop component including fodder comprised 27.74%, horticulture component comprised 4.41% and livestock unit shared 67.85%. Besides cash income, IFS generated employment for family labour. Recycling of bi-products from the livestock unit, sustains soil productivity.
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