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Category: Organic Farming
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Minister Shyamkumar assures to set up Honey processing unit to be set up in Ningthi Village 26.5.2018 Manipur: E-Pao
Minister Shyamkumar assures to set up Honey processing unit to be set up in Ningthi Village
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Mango Mela in Mysuru in June 26.5.2018 Hindu: Policy & Issues
In the wake of the Nipah virus scare, plans are afoot to organise a Mango Mela where growers will be able to interact directly with consumers with the
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CM inaugurates ‘Grishmautsav’ 25.5.2018 Voice of Sikkim
Namchi, 25 May (IPR): Chief Minister Mr. Pawan Chamling stated that ‘Sikkim needs to be the first knowledge based society of the country’ while inaugurating the summer festival ‘Grishmautsav’ themed celebrating talent at the auditorium of Namchi Government College(NGC), Kamrang today. The festival is presented by Student Representative Council (SRC) also present were SLA Speaker […]
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Organo Gram brings the earth back to households 25.5.2018 Hindu: Thiruvananthapuram
With Organo Gram, entrepreneur Sreedevi Padmajam aims at popularising earthenware and chemical-free food products
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Western Railway sets up biogas plant at Mumbai Central station 25.5.2018 General News
The Western Railway (WR) has installed a biogas plant at Mumbai Central station that will convert organic waste into gas, which will then be used for cooking, a senior official has said. It is the first of its kind exercise by the Western Railway, the official said. "It is a matter of pride that we have set up a solid waste disposal and management system (biogas) at Mumbai Central outside the Coach Care Centre as part of out environmental initiative," he said yesterday. The plant has the capacity to handle 500 kg of waste or organic food and can generate gas equivalent to a regular-size cylinder. It has been built at a cost of approximately Rs 50 lakh, the official added. "To run the plant, we are collecting waste from trains at the Mumbai Central station and coaching depot along with the base kitchen at Mumbai Central," he said. Chief spokesperson of the Western Railway Ravinder Bhakar said, "If the plant is operated at its maximum capacity, it can produce gas of ...
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Array of mangoes awaiting buyers in Mandya, Ramanagaram 25.5.2018 Hindu: Health
The ‘Mango Mela’ – the much-awaited annual event to provide a wide range of carbide-free mangoes to consumers – began on the Bengaluru-Mysuru highway
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Products vie for shelf room at Anantha Vismayam 25.5.2018 Hindu: News
Exhibition has brought together various departments under one roof to display their products
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Sufficient seed, fertiliser ready for kharif: Agriculture Minister 25.5.2018 Hindu: Home
Seed mela organised at PJTSAU
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Western Railway builds biogas plant at Mumbai Central 25.5.2018 Hindu: Home
It will meet Mumbai Division’s kitchen requirements
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India's organic consumption share less than 1%: study 24.5.2018 General News
ASSOCHAM-EY joint report titled, 'The Indian Organic Market: A new paradigm in agriculture', reveals that the agricultural policy of India has gradually shifted from espousing a production-centric approach to a more holistic approach, in addition to focusing on increased productivity, factors in climatic considerations, nutritional concerns, environmental impact and standard of living of the stakeholders.
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Strawberry Calories: Use This Bright-Red Fruit In Delightful Recipes 24.5.2018 NDTV Food - Latest
In order to maintain a healthy lifestyle, it is imperative to consume a diet rich in various essential and nutrients. One of the most nutrient-dense foods that the nature offers is strawberry. This...
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Social climbers and clinging vines 24.5.2018 Hindu: Medicine & Research
Grow a collection of climbing plants above your garden space through the year, for a continuous supply of nutritious vegetables
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Greenscapes on Infosys’ campus 24.5.2018 Hindu: News
Exploring the verdant landscape of the company’s main campus in the capital city
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Citizens poised for date with Tripura ‘Queen’ 24.5.2018 The Assam Tribune
Citizens poised for date with Tripura ‘Queen’
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Letter to BS: Why is non-renewable GM mustard being pushed for field trial? 23.5.2018 Latest News
Bt toxin in GM foods is found to survive in the blood of pregnant women and foetuses
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Demand for 'healthy food' increases organic product exports from India 23.5.2018 Sify Finance
Exports of organic products from India have risen over 20 per cent in the fiscal just ended owing to the "growing global appetite for healthy food" that is free from chemicals and pesticides residues. This is also a leg-up for the government's plans to expand the area under eco-friendly and sustainable farming, stakeholders say.
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Demand for 'healthy food' increases organic product exports from India 23.5.2018 All News-IANS Stories
Exports of organic products from India have risen over 20 per cent in the fiscal just ended owing to the "growing global appetite for healthy food" that is free from chemicals and pesticides residues. This is also a leg-up for the government's plans to expand the area under eco-friendly and sustainable farming, stakeholders say.
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Centre unveils model contract farming law 22.5.2018 General News
To ensure better price to farmers, the Centre today unveiled a model law on contract farming and services not only in agriculture crops but also in livestock, dairy and poultry products. The draft Agricultural Produce and Livestock Contract Farming and Services (promotion and facilitation) Act 2018 seeks to keep the contract farming/services contracts outside the ambit of respective Agricultural Produce Marketing Committee (APMC) Act of the states, which will help buyers save 5-10 per cent on their transaction cost. It also provides for setting up of a dispute settlement authority and imposition of penalties for breach of contract. "Now, the ball is in the court of states, who have to adopt the model law and implement it at the earliest for the benefit of farmers," Agriculture Minister Radha Mohan Singh said after releasing the model law here. The government's aim is to double farmers income by 2022. The reforms in the marketing and other areas are being taken, keeping this objective .
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The packaging also matters 22.5.2018 Hindu: Health
What you bathe with and what it is wrapped in can make a difference
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Seed mela on May 24 22.5.2018 Hindu: Hyderabad
To be simultaneously held at four places in the State
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