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A tech-savvy physics professor at Government Junior College in the city of Wyra is leading the way for farmers by cultivating the exotic and delicious dragon fruit by following an organic farming method to protect soil fertility and using cameras from solar powered surveillance to save the ready to harvest fruit from theft and the …

The main players in the organic food market are General Mills Inc., Cargill, Inc., Danone, United Natural Foods Inc. and Amy’s Kitchen. The global organic food market is expected to grow by $ 201. New York, September 30, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) – Reportlinker.com announces the publication of the report “Global Organic Food Market Report 2021: …

By LORI PATRICK Special to the press “The world we live in, the world we grow in, is changing,” said Jeff Moyer, CEO of the Rodale Institute. That simple statement sounded like a thematic message for the “Organic Town Hall” presented under the farm pavilion at the 333-acre Rodale Institute headquarters on September 9 in …

OF&G (Organic Farmers & Growers) has expressed unease over Defra’s announcement to allow new gene-editing (GE) technologies in the UK, thereby overturning existing EU legislation. As a UK organic certification body, OF&G would welcome any measure that guarantees benefits for “food security, climate change and biodiversity loss,” as Environment Secretary George Eustice has pointed out. …

SRI Lanka, an island nation in southern India, is facing a food and economic emergency. Barely ten years ago, the country emerged victorious from the destructive and protracted war waged by the Tamil Tigers occupying the northeastern part of the country. After winning the battle against internal insurgents, the Sri Lankan government began to rebuild …

Organic farming refers to organic or biodynamic farming practices that produce nutritious, high-quality products without the use of synthetic fertilizers or agricultural chemicals. Organic farming understands the need for a balanced relationship between the three aspects of the soil, namely the physical, chemical and biological aspects to sustain life. Everything comes from the soil and …

ALBANY – Have you ever been to the grocery store and noticed that products labeled organic often have higher prices than the same items without this seal? They do – but there are reasons for the difference. Take, for example, some items at a local supermarket. A pack of two organic cucumbers can cost $ …

How is organic farming more sustainable? Organic plant cultivation is excellent for the environment because it does not pollute, it increases soil fertility, reduces soil erosion and protects wildlife. In this way, it ensures that the land can be used for generations to come without depleting the region’s natural resources. One of the hallmarks of …

Organic pears on a farm near Edam. Photo: DutchNews.nl The Netherlands continues to lag behind other European countries when it comes to organic farming, industry organization Bionext said in its annual report. Only 4.1% of arable land in the Netherlands was certified organic in 2020, slightly more than the previous year when 3.8% was devoted …

Activist uses organic theater to promote natural agriculture in Kerala. (IANS) A theater activist and former producer of a popular Malayalam television channel promotes organic farming and the rich culture associated with it through theater. He plays a supernatural being named “Kadampan Moothan” with the aim of inspiring farmers. Sudheer named its mission “Organic Theater”. …