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‘Nel’ Jayaraman, Tamil Nadu agriculturalist who fought to save native paddy varieties, passes away

Nel Jayaraman followed the footsteps of his late mentor Nammalvar and worked tirelessly to promote the cause of preserving native paddy seeds. 

published on : 6th December 2018

Agricultural University offering course on organic farming

The Acharya NG Ranga Agricultural University (ANGRAU) is offering a three-month certificate course at the colleges affiliated to the varsity in all the 13 districts state.

published on : 21st October 2018

Organic farming policy in Odisha

In a bid to make farming climate resilient, reduce farmers’ risks and enhance their income, the State Government has come up with Odisha Organic Farming Policy-2018.

published on : 25th September 2018

Nedumangad block panchayat takes organic route

Christened ‘Vallam Nira,’ the project is aimed at making the families in the block panchayat limits self-sufficient in vegetable farming and floriculture.

published on : 17th September 2018

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

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