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  • Indore: A miracle occurs in Asrawad Bujurg  

    Indore: In the village of Asrawad Bujurg near Indore, one onion weighs upto 300 grams at a farm of Rajendra Singh. This has been made possible because of organic farming. “We can also grow large-sized ladyfingers, brinjals in our porch or on terrace with the help of Jiva Amrit,” Singh said.

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    Study highlights key hindrances to organic farming

    Kota: Despite the government’s constant efforts to promote organic farming, only 16.3 per cent farmers of Rajasthan use organic inputs, while fear of less production and unavailability of organic inputs form the major hindrances to the chemical-ridden farming.At least 97.6 per cent of farmers of the state are aware about the hazards caused by chemical-based farming inputs but “fear of less production, transition period and unavailability of organic inputs” in the market discourage

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    Agriculture Minister stresses on pulses, organic farming

    Agartala: Minister of State for Agriculture Mohanbhai Kalyanjibhai Kundariya has urged the farmers to shift from paddy to pulses and organic farming for making better profits. Speaking to reports after meeting Tripura Chief Minister Manik Sarkar, Kundariya said that such a move would also benefit the common people in terms of health.

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    Going organic is the new mantra for farmers in Latur

    Latur (Maharashtra) :  Even as Maharashtra continues to grapple with an agrarian crisis, farmers in Latur, one of the drought-prone districts in the state, are slowly moving towards the organic way of farming to reduce input costs and increase agriculture output. Planting variety of trees on the farmland, using organic manure and bio-enzyme in soil stabilisation are some of ways being adopted by the farmers for a healthy growth of crops that

  • Bihar set to use nuclear energy in agriculture

    Patna: After encouraging farmers to adopt organic farming, the Bihar government is now exploring how farmers might benefit from nuclear technology, officials said Wednesday.

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