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Tamil Nadu a forerunner in organic farming yet lacking in policy, feel experts​

In Tamil Nadu too, environmental and agricultural experts have been urging the government to evolve its own policy for long.

published on : 2nd May 2018

Kochi: Villagers of Parakkadavu reaps organic riches

At a time when people are increasingly health conscious, the movement to promote traditional farming methods in an organic way is gathering momentum.

published on : 19th April 2018

Tamil Nadu: Perali school students commemorate legendary organic scientist G Nammazhvar

Nammazhvar was instrumental in spreading awareness among villagers of Cauvery Delta belt about the adverse effects of extraction of methane and other kinds of hydrocarbon from paddy fields.

published on : 12th April 2018

Tribal woman makes it to Odisha State Planning Board, brings cheer to Koraput

Recently, the CM had nominated 5 new members, including Kamala, to the panel

published on : 24th March 2018

Government mulls organic farming policy to boost agricultural 

The government is planning a new policy to promote organic farming in states, which will be aimed at boosting exports in the agriculture sector.

published on : 10th January 2018

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

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

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

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 welfare board this year itself: Kerala Agriculture Minister V S Sunil Kumar

 Agriculture Minister V S Sunil Kumar on Tuesday informed the Assembly the Farmers Welfare Board would be constituted this year itself.

published on : 23rd August 2017

Tamil youngster makes organic farming cool with Ajith, Jyothika and other movie-star memes

Twenty-four-year-old Santhosh's Facebook page has over 91,000 likes and over 93,000 people following it everyday, consulting him about organic farming and other agriculture-related queries.

published on : 12th August 2017
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