Research Maps Out Best Organic Farming Regions in India
The government is planning an organic revolution for the country, and by identifying areas holding high potential for the same, the ICAR-National Bureau of Soil Survey and Land Use Planning (NBSS&LUP) has come to its aid.
22.5 lakh hectares brought under organic farming
Union Minister for Agriculture and Farmers Welfare, Shri Radha Mohan Singh said India is one of the oldest organic agricultural nations of the world and a large part of the country still practices traditional organic farming.
Sikkim Should Guide Other States in Organic Farming
Agriculture Secretary S K Pattanayak said that, Sikkim, which is a fully organic state, should mentor other states in marketing of organic produce.
Workshop Organized on Organic Farming
To transform Assam into an eco-friendly organic State, a seminar-cum-workshop on organic farming organized by the Society for Environment, Health, Awareness of Nutrition and Toxicity (SEHAT), Voice of Environment (VOE) and North East Wetland (NEW) jointly at the Panchayat Office, Neli, in Morigaon recently.
Agriculture Department to Raise 100% Organic Farm Clusters
To create awareness among the farmers about organic farming and organic certification process, the Agriculture Department has proposed to raise 100% organic farm clusters in three villages of Tamil Nadu.
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.