Young Indian Farmers Turning Toward Organic Himalayan Crops
The northeast Himalayan state of Sikkim is trying its luck with organic farming, a pull for young, green-minded entrepreneurs who could help get the produce to market. Sikkim was declared 100 percent organic by the Indian government last year and also across the country, organic farming is growing rapidly.
Agriculture News : Organic Farming Needs to be Promoted
Union Agriculture and Farmers’ Welfare Minister, Shri Radha Mohan Singh addressed the National Symposium on Organic Farming for Farmers’ Prosperity, organized by CRIDA and NIRD, Hyderabad.
Organic Farming : Sikkim is declared as First Organic State of India
Shri Narendra Modi, Hon’ble Prime Minister, declared Sikkim as first organic state of India. He appreciated Sikkim for its transformation into an eco-friendly farming state.
Organic Farming : Farmers in Andhra Pradesh will get Organic Farming Training
The Andhra Pradesh government decided to train 1.5 lakh farmers in organic farming in the coming next three years, a senior agriculture department official said.
Organic Farming: 'Green Volunteers' Promoting Organic Farming.
Now group of students are out on a mission to further take you through the nuances of organic farming and to enlighten you on the benefits of organic manures and pesticides. And they are also with bottles and packets of decoctions and PGPR-enriched or Tricoderma-enriched manures, the organic solutions and manures prepared by themselves, which you could buy at a reasonable price.
Organic Farming: Junagadh Pesticide Hub' Switches to Organic Farming.
A farmer Mahesh Ratanpara, who is forty-year-old and a resident of Ajab village, 45km from Junagadh town. He has decided to switch to organic farming. So for that, this year he has not used a single drop of chemical-based pesticide in his 22-bigha farm.
At least 102 other farmers from the village with population of over 9,000, have decided to switch to organic farming.