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Last updated: Apr 26 2017 15:45 IST RSS 2.0
 
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India to treble export of organic products by 2020 26.4.2017 News
Govt, had in April, liberalised quantity ceilings on organic products
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Students give artistic makeover to millet 26.4.2017 TOI: Bangalore Times
From India's map to images of birds and sceneries, millets took curious shapes and forms as students of Mount Carmel College tried their hand at making art out of the healthy grains.
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‘Rethink about promoting crop colonies’ 25.4.2017 Hindu: Hyderabad
The concept is against the principle of biodiversity: Deccan Development Society
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Now you can be sure the veggies are truly organic 25.4.2017 TOI: Bangalore Times
Organic products are a huge hit in Bengaluru. Advised by wellness and health experts, many have switched to organic products to overcome or evade lifestyle diseases. But the recurring question haunting every Bengalurean is this: Is everything they buy in organic stores, organic?
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Nutrition revolution 2.0 25.4.2017 Hindu: Home
Biofortification gives us a sustainable, climate-resilient, inexpensive super-grain
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Millet mela in city from April 28 24.4.2017 deccanherald.com
The state government is organising 'Organics and Millets 2017,' a three-day national trade fair from April 28 at Palace Grounds in Bengaluru with an aim of promoting organic food and millets.

Agriculture Minister Krishna Byre Gowda told reporters on Monday that the fair will be a forum for organic farmers and companies selling organic food products to interact with one another and market their products. Retailers including Big Bazaar, Reliance, Metro, ITC and SPAR Hypermarket will take part in the fair, he added.

The government has created 14 organic farmers' federations to encourage farmers to market their produce. These federations will hold direct talks with the representatives of various retail companies to promote their business. Currently, organic farming is carried out in about 1.85 lakh hectares in the state.
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Let’s Millet, says Karnataka ahead of weekend fair 24.4.2017 HBL: Markets
‘Lets Millet’ is the new tagline for the Karnataka Agriculture Department’s campaign as it seeks to foster tie-ups between growers of organic products and modern trade retailers such as Future Group a...
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Big Basket, Reliance among firms to feature in organic fair 24.4.2017 ET: Retailing
More people adopting organic food and millets in their diet will not only encourage farmers to grow more of these environment-friendly produce and realise better incomes.
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Swim your way to health 24.4.2017 Hindu: Home
Swimming not only beats the heat, it also is a stress buster. Hear it from the renowned swimmer Nisha Millet
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There will always be a seed for everyone 23.4.2017 Hindu: Crafts
This is the month of the seed festival for the Kondhs, when they assure earth they are taking good care of her produce
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Earth Day observed in city 22.4.2017 deccanherald.com
The city held many events to celebrate Earth Day 2017, promoting environment protection and sustainable lifestyles.

Lithium Urban Technologies and Mahindra Electric promoted electric vehicles in a 'Quit Smoking, Drive Electric' yatra. Over a hundred vehicles, including many personal vehicles, took part in the yatra which was flagged off from Royal Orchid Hotel, HALAirport Road. Bangalore University's Department of Geography celebrated World Earth Day by planting saplings in the campus. They cleared the campus of plastics and watered the plants.The Green Path, Malleswaram organised an organic millet fair inaugurated by freedom fighter H S Doreswamy and actor Shweta Prasad.
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Karnataka taps chefs to promote millet recipes, boost consumption 22.4.2017 Business Standard: News Now
State to offer subsidised seeds, assured market & bonus in addition MSP in order to promote millets
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JISL to build micro-irrigation project in Karnataka 21.4.2017 All News-IANS Stories
Jain Irrigation Systems Ltd (JISL) would build an integrated micro-irrigation project in Karnataka's Mandya district, a top official of the farm equipment maker said on Friday.
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Shift to less water-intensive crops, TN govt tells farmers 21.4.2017 BusinessLine - Economy
‘Millets, pulses can replace rice’
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TN agriculture dept asks farmers to explore millet, pulses due to water shortage 21.4.2017 TOI: Chennai
At a time when Tamil Nadu is witnessing acute water shortage due to monsoon failure, the state agriculture department has sought farmers to explore less water intensive crops like millet and pulses.
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Fair to promote millets as alternative to rice, wheat 20.4.2017 Deccan Herald - City
In an effort to promote millets as a healthier alternative to rice and wheat, the state government is organising a national trade fair with the central focus on millets. The 'Organics and Millets 2017 - National Trade Fair' will be held from April 28 to 30 in the city. The event is being organised by the department of agriculture in collaboration with Karnataka State Agricultural Produce Processing and Export Corporation Limited, agricultural universities and Jaivik Krishik Society. The fair will act as a medium to connect farmers, buyers, sellers and FMCG (fast moving consumer goods) companies. "Millets are climate-resilient and can grow easily under adverse climatic conditions. Hence, we are promoting the cultivation and consumption of millets through this fair," said Krishna Byre Gowda, Minister of State for Agriculture. "In spite of millets being one of the richest sources of nutrition, the area under millet cultivation has witnessed a sharp decline over the last five decades. The production of small ...
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Patanjali eyes 20% share in country's processed food market 20.4.2017 All Companies Stories
Food processing industry is worth Rs 85k crore and Patanjali has a share of around 10%: Balkrishna
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With fortunes of 2018 elections dependent on rains, cloud seeding seems to be Congress government magic wand 20.4.2017 TOI: Bangalore Times
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#WorldLiverDay: Understand your liver and prevent it from diseases 19.4.2017 New Kerala: Health News
#WorldLiverDay: Understand your liver and prevent it from diseases
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Farmers want a platform, need to make consumers aware 19.4.2017 TOI: Bangalore Times
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