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Andhra Pradesh plans big to promote organic farming

Reiterating the government’s resolve of according a high priority to food security, Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu said that many initiatives had been undertaken to improve the organic farming.

published on : 16th November 2017

Organic farming might be the answer to agricultural woes in Tamil Nadu

Apart from being safe, organic farming could also be the answer to many woes plaguing agriculture in the State. It is slowly gaining ground, and there is an urgent need for government to promote it, w

published on : 12th November 2017

Need to bring entrepreneurship in farming: Vice President M. Venkaiah Naidu

Vice President M. Venkaiah Naidu on Friday said profitability of farm sector had declined and there was a need to bring entrepreneurship in the farming process to increase it.  

published on : 11th November 2017

Odisha sets up panel to crack down on ganja farming

Around 1300 acres of hemp was destroyed in 2012-13, but another 4000 acres were reported in the financial year 2016-17 in the state, a senior NCB official said.

published on : 9th November 2017

Training for soil-less farming held in Ernakulam Krishi Vigyan Kendra

The entrepreneurship development training was provided to those who had evinced interest in producing the soil-less mix on a commercial scale.

published on : 9th November 2017

Hydroponics farming launched at General Hospital

Hydroponics farming, a technique of growing crops without soil, was launched at Ernakulam General Hospital on Wednesday.

published on : 19th October 2017

Andra Pradesh government to extend organic farming to 12,900 villages

While organic farming is being practised in over 1,000 villages in the State at present, the government is going to expand it to all the 12,900 villages.

published on : 18th October 2017

Fertiliser consumption in India up 25-fold since mid-sixties

Fertiliser consumption in India has witnessed a surge of nearly 25 times since mid-sixties as compared to three-fold increase in food grain production over the same period.

published on : 12th October 2017

Government to promote organic farming across State

The State government is planning to promote and practice organic farming across the State for the next five years.

published on : 12th October 2017

With FARC laying down weapons, business booms for Colombian drug lord

A joint FARC-government push to eradicate cocaine production in Colombia is a key element in the peace package signed last September. But it will be a difficult task.

published on : 26th September 2017

NITI takes organic tips from Giriraj

Senior officials of think-tank NITI Aayog are making a beeline for Giriraj Singh, who owes his national recognition to his rabid anti-Pakistan and Hindutva comments, to take lessons on organic farming

published on : 17th September 2017

Blue revolution: Second phase of people’s participatory fish farming programme launched

Eyeing more or less for a blue revolution in the state, the Fisheries Department has launched the second phase of the people’s participatory fish farming programme.

published on : 11th September 2017

Kerala farmers enjoy fruits of labour: Root, stem and leaf

Quitting snug jobs and breaking conventional moulds, a host of farmers are bringing zing back into the fields. Express highlights a few.

published on : 27th August 2017

Reprogramming life through organic farming

The success story of a 40-year old techie quitting his well-paying job to pursue his passion to become an organic farmer.

published on : 27th August 2017

Farmers turn to dairy farming milk in Kochi plantations

Till a few years ago, when those from the Kanjirappally area referred to milk, it meant latex, now dairy farms flourish here.

published on : 27th August 2017
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