IFS is a combination of several systems that aims to boost farmers’ income by utilizing natural resources in a sustainable manner, which can be achieved by integrating crop husbandry with related companies. It is also known as biologically integrated farming system, which incorporates natural resources and regulatory systems into farming activities to achieve optimum off-farm input substitution and ensures the production of high-quality food on a long-term basis. Sustain farm income by using environmentally preferable technologies to produce food and other things removes or decreases the sources of current agricultural pollution in the environment maintains agriculture’s various functions.

Objectives of IFS

  1. Efficient recycling of farm and animal wastes
  2. Minimizing the nutrient losses
  3. Maximizing nutrient use efficiency
  4. Adoption of efficient cropping systems and crop rotations
  5. Complementary combination of farm enterprises

Types Enterprise relationships

  1. Independent enterprise: These enterprises do not have direct bearing on each Other. There is no effect on the other enterprise when level of one enterprise is Increased or decreased.
  2. Complementary businesses: These are businesses that work together to produce goods and do not compete for resources.
  3. Competitive enterprises: Are ones that compete for resources with one another.
  4. Supplementary enterprises: These are businesses that do not compete for resources but rather help farmers earn more money.

Advantages of Integrated Farming System (IFS)

  1. Productivity
  2. Profitability
  3. Sustainability
  4. Balanced food
  5. Environmental safety
  6. Recycling of waste
  7. Saving energy
  8. Adoption of New Technology
  9. Money Round the year
  10. Availability of fodder, fuel and timber
  11. Employment round the year
  12. Agro-industries
  13. Increases input efficiency
  14. Standard of living
  15. Avoid degradation of forest etc.


Could we feed food for future population by following present agriculture method? Are you aware of technology in agriculture?

Yes! Definitely we can feed food for future population.

The existing technology will help in feeding the growing population.

So, what is Agritech?

It’s a combination of agriculture and technology, so by using technology different kinds of innovation in agri-field to increase the yield, quality, efficiency and profitability. Agritech uses present modern methods to enhance farming so it helps increasing agriculture economy for a more progressive feature. Agritech uses innovative methods in order to solve the challenges of agriculture sector. The methods like robots, big data, AI, etc with its help crops are modified to grow in any environment there’s faster planting and better harvesting.

Technology used in agritech

  • Smart farming: By using this we can analyze weather forecast, automated irrigation etc. smart farming is harnessing collected data, analytics and machine learning to help farmers make decision about what to grow and how to feed the planet in a sustainable way.
  • Drones and satellites: Drones and satellites plays vital role in agritech because by using this we can scan the crops and fields in order to measure and monitor, fighting crop diseases, pollination, planting seeds and food security is also serve by the drones.
  • Iot sensors: Agritech develops internet of things based software that can track and provide accurate information about the weather, humidity and current status of soil, so by using this resources are available instantaneously.
  • Block chain: Block chain connects farmers with end users directly so consumers can easily track where, when and how the produce originated, and block chain cuts the middle men.
  • Vertical farming: It involves the crop production using vertically stacked layers. By using LED lights to encourage photosynthesis, crop can be grown day and night.
  • Automation: It replaces the manual labor with the help of software and hardware solutions to increase speed and reduce the losses in quality. All these advancements have changed food and agriculture industry for good.

Rise of agritech startups in India

Farmers were unable to obtain inputs ahead of the harvest season due to the pandemic. Access to marketplaces and mandi’s was restricted due to the lockdown. The logistics and transportation systems had failed. All of this resulted in post-harvest losses, with the cost of unsold produce putting a strain on farmer finances. This was an opportunity for agritech firms to introduce their products to farmers. In the agritech field, there are about 450 Indian start-ups. Agritech startups in India raised $426 million between January and August this year, a 3x increase over the same period previous year.

Oyedesi pvt ltd

Among many agritech start ups, Oyedesi pvt ltd is one of the fastest growing startup in India, which is founded in 2021. Currently online grocery services are providing across Bangalore city. Oyedesi empowers rural women’s and farmers to practice organic farming using advance technology. It provides necessary resources to the cultivator and procures the farm fresh organic fruits, vegetables and groceries directly from farm land and provide express delivery to the consumers door step. Oyedesi educated farmers to grow chemical free non pesticide detoxifying products which contains more proteins, vitamins, nutrients. Consumers can buy their daily need groceries through online application and can get their daily fresh products delivering at their door step.


Why attitude is important for Agripreneurs?

The majority of agripreneur  experience challenges and must overcome setbacks. Entrepreneurs, however, deal with setbacks in a unique way. This adaptability and flexibility keeps them from being disheartened when they face challenges on their way to achievement. Agripreneur  plays various roles in the growth and development which increases the income level and employment opportunity in rural as well as urban areas.


Agripreneur  should be enthusiastic about their concepts, objectives, and, of course, their businesses. This is what motivates people to pursue their goals. Some agripreneur  enjoy the thrill of starting something new, but once it is up and running, they lose interest and move on to something else.

Other agripreneur  are enthralled by the product they’re creating or by the sense of success they get from knowing they’re helping other people, animals, or the environment. Whatever motivates a person to strive for success is where his or her passion lives, and that passion is essential to agripreneur.

Strong work ethic

Starting a business from the bottom up and becoming a successful business owner is not simple. A new venture requires many hours of hard effort, frustration, inventiveness, and supervision. How can you expect to succeed if you are unwilling to wake up and work hard every day, maybe seven days a week? There is no such thing as a successful firm that is built swiftly, effortlessly, or without conflict.

Agripreneur  do not work traditional 9-5 hours or 40-hour work weeks. They are always generating new ideas, developing new goods, developing new procedures, and hiring smart and talented individuals. Agripreneur  are self-motivated and always looking forward.

Key factors for agripreneur 

  1. Faith
  2. Determination
  3. Persistence
  4. Passion
  5. Perseverance
  6. Mind fullness
  7. Creative thinker
  8. Empowering communicator 

The 10 qualities of a highly successful entrepreneur

  1. A Positive Mental Attitude
  2. Enjoy Being Around People
  3. Excellent Communication Skills
  4. A Strong Desire to Achieve
  5. Resourcefulness
  6. Objective
  7. Committed
  8. Dependable
  9. Proactive and Not Reactive
  10. Possess Technical Skills and Knowledge