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Is tillage a problem for organic farming? Tim hammerich Journalist It’s time for your report on the Farm of the Future. I am Tim Hammerich. Certified organic farmers often have to incorporate tillage to compensate for chemical tools they are not allowed to use. Does this mean that organic farming is not compatible with building …

A. Baur & Co. (Pvt.) Ltd., widely known as Baurs, a diverse business group and one of the pioneers of agriculture in Sri Lanka, recently shared key ideas and solutions preliminary steps for the country’s agricultural industry to successfully master the conversion from conventional to organic, supported by scientific evidence and sound knowledge drawn from …

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 …

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 …

Dr Jude Obi, lecturer in the Department of Soil Science and Land Resource Management at Uyo University, says organic farming combines traditional best practices with modern farming methods for health benefits. Obi said this during his online presentation on “Organic Farming to the Rescue” organized by the Journalists Go Organic Initiative. He said any non-“rooted” …

Colombo, September 24 (newsin.asia): Sri Lankan President Gotabaya Rajapaksa fought for organic agriculture during the virtual plenary of the United Nations Food Systems Summit on Thursday. He stressed that it is essential to transform the global food systems into a more sustainable one while also emphasizing the promotion of a healthy population. “All stakeholders should …

COLOMBO (New 1st); President Gotabaya Rajapaksa said the COVID-19 pandemic has exposed weaknesses in global food systems that will only be made worse by climate change. Speaking virtually at the 2021 United Nations Food Systems Summit in New York, the president said it was essential that all stakeholders work together to transform global food systems …

The Minister of National Food Security and Research, Syed Fakhar Imam, said on Tuesday that the national organic farming policy should be developed in consultation with all stakeholders to ensure safe and healthy food for the local population, by more to exploit the export potential of organic food. Addressing a workshop on “Building a political …

ISLAMABAD – The Minister of National Food Security and Research, Syed Fakhar Imam, said on Tuesday that the national organic farming policy will be developed in consultation with all stakeholders to ensure safe and healthy food for the local population, in addition to exploiting the export potential of organic foods. Addressing a workshop on “Building …

A lecturer from the Department of Soil Science and Land Resource Management at Uyo University, Dr Jude Obi, said that the main problem with organic farming processes and practices is largely awareness raising. . Obi said this during his online presentation on “Organic Farming to the Rescue” hosted by Journalists Go Organic Initiative. He noted …