organic farming

Organic farming spreading roots in AP

As many as 10,778 villages under 3,000 panchayats in State are witnessing a change as they take up farming devoid of synthetic fertiliser, pesticides

published on : 28th August 2022

Doctor shows ryots benefits of going organic

She asked them to take up vermicompost citing health reasons, Dr Gouthami says, adding that she needed to urge them constantly as the farmers were reluctant for change.

published on : 21st August 2022

Planning Board’s draft policy on organic farming harmful to Kerala: Expert

TNIE had reported about the draft policy of the Planning Board which termed organic farming as an irrational practice.

published on : 11th August 2022

Woman agriculture officer inspires team to launch group farming

She ensures that the farming does not affect the functioning of Krishi Bhavans and the assistant director's office.

published on : 27th June 2022

Andhra Pradesh's newly-formed Palnadu district turning its trash into 'gold'

According to official data, the decomposed product contain 1.3-2 per cent nitrogen, 0.5-1.5 per cent of phosphorus, 0.4-0.8 per cent potash, calcium, magnesium and various other nutrients.

published on : 18th June 2022

Need warehouse for organic paddy and seeds storage: Panagudi farmers to Tamil Nadu government

The organic cultivation seeds should be processed traditionally and if such processes are carried out in the existing rice mills or warehouses, the need for organic farming will not be required.

published on : 30th May 2022

Techie turns to organic farming in Andhra Pradesh's Pudi village as cancer affects kin

He worked at various IT firms till 2015 and as operations manager at a pharmaceutical company before he quit his job and switched to practising natural farming in 2018.

published on : 15th May 2022

One year of CM MK Stalin: Tamil Nadu's agriculture spurring green shoots of growth

When the government hit the ground running with an exclusive budget for agriculture, the vision was clear: to achieve food security and nutritional security in the next 10 years.

published on : 10th May 2022

Nilgiris summer fest to begin on May 7

Nilgiris Collector SP Amrith said programmes have been organised to create awareness about the culture of Tamil Nadu, especially the tribal people who are living in the district.

published on : 4th May 2022

How to Raise Soil Organic Content

In normal agricultural soil, the minimum organic content should be between 3–6 percent, but in large parts of the world, it is well below 1 percent.

published on : 1st May 2022

Government running 2 schemes for promotion of organic farming

The minister said financial assistance of Rs 20 lakh per cluster of 1,000 hectares for three years is provided for value addition and infrastructure creation.

published on : 29th March 2022

Complete support system for organic farmers in TN

Complete support system for organic farmers in State

published on : 20th March 2022

Tamil Nadu government rolls out Organic Farming Mission

Agriculture Minister MRK Panneerselvam said that works are on to increase yields and increase productivity by producing high yielding, drought tolerant and flood-resistant seeds for farmers.

published on : 19th March 2022