Farmers life is same every where at the mercy of nature :) an interesting read … id=UP97DHP

Here’s the answer to that. This farmer makes more than $100,000 an acre in the same drought prone region just by growing vegetables.

[size=190]The Drought Fighter[/size]
[size=120]Could a controversial farmer in California have found the most effective way to grow food in a warming world? [/size]

One afternoon last March, on a small vegetable farm that Paul Kaiser runs in a particularly chilly valley in Sebastopol, California, a group of agriculture specialists gathered around a four-foot steel pole. The experts had come to test the depth and quality of Kaiser’s top-soil, and one of them, a veteran farmer from the Central Valley named Tom Willey, leaned on the pole to push it into the dirt as far as he could. On a typical farm, the pole comes to a stop against infertile hard-pan in less than a foot. But in Kaiser’s field, the pole’s entire length slid into the ground, and Willey almost fell over. “Wow, that’s incredible,” he said, wondering if he’d hit a gopher hole. The whole group burst out laughing. “Do it again! Do it again!” said Jeff Mitchell, a longtime professor of agriculture at the University of California at Davis.

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Thanks Newbie for sharing,

Yes sure it sounds like my dream .

few stories are of bannur krishnappa , sadananda gowda , save saab  are definitely inspiring like the drought fighter. It will be great of we can make it reality for many other farmers.

Thanks & regards