Women members of Biseswar Self Help Group of Budukunia village under Mahanga block have exemplified how using vermicompost and organic manure can work wonders for crops in agriculture.
The man with a mission is Hukumchand Patidar, a farmer from Manpura village in Rajasthan's Jhalawar district. He has been assigned the task of designing the curriculum on organic farming for India's agricultural universities.
Noted social worker and retired professor in Economics Padma Shri Radhamohan passed away while undergoing treatment at a private hospital in Bhubaneswar. He was 78.
Bahraich: From being a village with a high unemployment rate, whose natives were heavily dependent on alcohol, to becoming a model for SRI (System of Rice Intensification) and organic farming,…
Lucknow: Organic farming will change the lives of crores of farmers in the state as Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath is eyeing to make it a hub for the same. In the first phase, organic crops will be planted in a total of 68,000 hectare land in 63 districts across the state. All districts along with […]
Rourkela: Amid rapid degradation and pollution of natural resources of land and water, declining soil fertility, pesticide pollution and the problem of pest-resistance, farmers are now switching to alternative sustainable ways to conserve soil through organic farming. Setting example for farmers in Odisha, 77-year-old, Uday Chandra Patra from Rourkela, a retired mechanic, is now scripting […]
Gajapati: While mostly followed chemical intensive farming practices and increased dependency on mechanical solutions have turned out to be profitable for short-term prospects but the realisation of its adverse impacts in the long run seems to have stirred a more likeness towards organic approach in agriculture. In Odisha, some farmers of Liligada and Merapalli panchayats […]
Bhubaneswar: With Odisha government seeking cooperation of the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) for promoting organic farming and other activities, the UN body today formed a joint committee to identify specific areas of collaboration between the two. The joint committee was formed under chairmanship of Satya S Tripahy, senior advisor of the 2030-Agenda for […]