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For many consumers, they are a nest of evils. For growers, these are valuable tools that cannot be disposed of without serious difficulty. They are pesticides. Organic farming has become part of mainstream agriculture over the past two decades. But the ban on chemical pesticides causes its own problems. In some respects, these problems are …

The European Parliament has adopted a European action plan for organic farming, the success of which depends on national strategies, support for farmers, as well as investments in supply chains and research. The action plan was adopted today (Tuesday 3 May) by 611 votes to 14 with 5 abstentions. And in doing so, MEPs underlined …

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The government has been advised to inject more budget to finance initiatives aimed at combating the effects of climate change and improving the performance of organic agriculture in the country. Agriculture stakeholders further noted that it is prudent for the government to ensure that smallholder farmers are better placed to access loans for capital and …

NEWS | CHARACTERISTICS | PREVIEWS | EVENTS originally published: 04/04/2022 When one door closes, another opens: New Jersey’s organic and regenerative farmers eagerly await a much-needed increase in support from the New Jersey Department of Agriculture as it moves from its organic certification program to May 2022 under new management. The NJDA became the only …

NEWS | FEATURES | PREVIEWS | EVENTS originally published: 04/04/2022 When one door closes, another opens: New Jersey’s organic and regenerative farmers eagerly await a much-needed increase in support from the New Jersey Department of Agriculture as it moves from its organic certification program to May 2022 under new management. The NJDA became the only …

To make healthy food available and accessible to Nigerians, experts in the agricultural sector have called for an increase in organic farming practices across the country. Specifically, the President of the Association of Organic Agriculture Practitioners of Nigeria (AOAPN), Victor Idowu Olugbemiga Olowe, made the call on the sidelines of a two-day capacity building workshop …

Nigeria – Organic farming practitioners in Nigeria have stepped up efforts to improve its practice in the country. President of the Association of Organic Agriculture Practitioners of Nigeria, Victor Idowu Olugbemiga Olowe while addressing the Nigerian Tribune on the sidelines of a two-day capacity building workshop for stakeholders, an initiative of the Center of Knowledge …

The practitioners of ORGANIC agriculture in Nigeria have stepped up their efforts to improve its practice in the country. President of the Association of Organic Agriculture Practitioners of Nigeria, Victor Idowu Olugbemiga Olowe while addressing the Nigerian Tribune on the sidelines of a two-day capacity building workshop for stakeholders, an initiative of the Center of …

THE Vice President of the Association of Organic Agriculture Practitioners of Nigeria and also the National Coordinator of the Ecological Organic Agriculture Initiative in Nigeria, Olugbenga Adeoluwa said that the organic agriculture policy in Nigeria has been sent to the Federal Executive Council (FEC) for approval. and adoption. Adeoluwa, who revealed it at the association’s …

VIETNAM, March 17 – Đồng Nai province plans to focus on organic farming to improve product quality and boost export growth. — Photo VNA/VNS Thìn Nguyễn ĐỒNG NAI — The southern province of Đồng Nai will focus on organic farming to improve product quality and boost export growth, senior officials said. Võ Văn Phi, vice-president …

On Friday March 4, celebrities gathered at the Kimironko market, as they joined an awareness campaign to support Rwandan farmers who practice organic farming. The public event was organized by the Rwanda Organic Agriculture Movement (ROAM) to celebrate and honor farmers as key players in the economic development of the country. A host of celebrities …

Baurs MD/CEO Rolf Blaser and Deputy MD/Director Agriculture Janaka Gunasekera with a team of experts at the Ministry of Agriculture In its ongoing efforts to share scientific and practical solutions for successful conversion from conventional to organic farming, A. Baur & Co. (Pvt.) Ltd, also known as Baurs, …

Satynmag.com, Sri Lanka’s leading women’s magazine, in print since 1998 and fully online since 2013, has announced a global partnership with one of India’s fastest growing female entrepreneurship ecosystems, Catalyst for Women Entrepreneurship (CWE ). The partnership will open doors for Sri Lankan women-owned businesses in regional markets while enabling women entrepreneurs from India and …

Bite into a crunchy, crimson Strawberry Parfait apple and you’ll find just that – hints of strawberry flavor and flesh the color of creamed strawberries. With complex flavor profiles and unique names, it’s hard to imagine fruits like this could ever be overlooked. If you don’t like the Strawberry Parfait, try any of the other …

A 3-day organic farming caravan, aimed at strengthening and energizing organic farming practices, will begin today. Organized by Participatory Ecological Land Use Management (PELUM) Uganda and the Knowledge Center for Organic Agriculture in East Africa (KHEA), the event will be held under the theme, Sharing knowledge and l experience of organic farming. Speaking to reporters …

Bedroom stopped one bill that would have equaled organic to biodynamic farminga practice that includes activities without scientific value and indicated as esoteric discipline by the Institute of Biosciences and Bioresources of the National Research Council (Cnr). The text of the organic agriculture bill was approved in the Senate last spring, despite protests and appeals …

The Head of the Agriculture Division of the ECOWAS Commission in Abuja, Mr. Ernest Aubee, said the harmonization of organic farming standards in West Africa will help develop trade in the region. . Aubee made the claim during an online presentation on the “benefits and opportunities of organic farming” hosted by Go Organic Journalists Initiative. …

Modern consumers have more choices than ever. Whether shopping for appliances, books, clothing, or one of the myriad necessities of daily life, consumers have a multitude of products to choose from. An abundance of options are also available at the grocery store. This is especially true in the produce aisle, where many stores have expanded …

The Head of the Agriculture Division of the ECOWAS Commission in Abuja, Mr. Ernest Aubee, said the harmonization of organic farming standards in West Africa will help develop trade in the region. . Aubee made the claim during an online presentation on “The Benefits and Opportunities of Organic Farming” hosted by the Journalists Go Organic …

The Head of the Agriculture Division of the ECOWAS Commission in Abuja, Mr. Ernest Aubee, said the harmonization of organic farming standards in West Africa will help develop trade in the region. . Aubee made the claim during an online presentation on “The Benefits and Opportunities of Organic Farming” hosted by the Journalists Go Organic …

The Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) Commission, Agriculture Division, Nigeria says that the ECOWAS administrative sector has put in place strategies to improve the visibility of the organic farming in the West African region, as well as to develop its market for better productivity. Ernest Aubee, Head of Division in Nigeria, made the …

by Sujeeva Nivunhella The Minister of Foreign Affairs, Admiral Prof. Jayanath Colombage, said Sri Lanka will not accept the special mechanism imposed by the UN Commission on Human Rights, but will implement solutions where possible. In a zoom interview with the Sunday Island, Admiral Colombage said President Gotabaya Rajapaksa had given him clear instructions not …

Dubbed “Tevan”, the group which consists of 11 people with disabilities from the village was established in August 2021, after being trained and supported by experts from the ward, district and Sustainable Agriculture Tanzania (SAT). Farmers have started to reap positive results from the project by harvesting and selling vegetables to villagers and other markets. …

FCTA The Federal Capital Territory Administration (FCTA) inaugurated a committee of 16 people on the innovation platform/technical advice in organic agriculture. At the inauguration of the committee on Wednesday in Abuja, the secretary of the FCT Agriculture and Rural Development Secretariat (ARDS) mandate, Mallam Abubakar Ibrahim, said the committee would help strengthen organic farming initiatives …

The Federal Capital Territory Administration (FCTA) has inaugurated a 16-person Organic Agriculture Innovation Committee. At the inauguration of the committee on Wednesday in Abuja, the secretary of the FCT Agriculture and Rural Development Secretariat (ARDS) mandate, Mallam Abubakar Ibrahim, said the committee would help strengthen organic farming initiatives across the country. territory. He explained that …

New Jersey, United States,- A new report titled “(Organic Soybean Flour Market)” by Market Research Intellect sheds light on the industry dynamics and current and future trends that play a key role in determining business expansion. . The report also highlights the key driving factors and restraints affecting the growth. For a comprehensive understanding, experts …

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Following continued support for Sri Lanka’s policy to move towards sustainable organic agriculture through increased engagement of the private sector, a virtual business forum was recently held under the theme ‘Sourcing Agricultural Inputs from Germany to strengthen Sri Lanka’s path towards organic and sustainable agriculture. The Sri Lankan Embassy in Germany, together with the Ceylon …

Following continued support for Sri Lanka’s policy to move towards sustainable organic agriculture through increased engagement of the private sector, a virtual business forum was recently held under the theme ‘Sourcing Agricultural Inputs from Germany to strengthen Sri Lanka’s path towards organic and sustainable agriculture. The Sri Lankan Embassy in Germany, together with the Ceylon …

The Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development said that around seventy percent of Nigerian farmers do not yet practice organic farming. Dr Abubakar said that true organic produce remains a certified production method that is not yet widely understood by Nigerian farmers, adding that its practice in an organized manner is still new to the …

Speaking to reporters on Wednesday in Dar es Salaam, the director general of the Tanzanian Organic Agriculture Movement (TOAM), Bakari Monyo, said the lack of a coherent food policy covering all escorts is undermining agricultural production in the country. . “The food we eat and the food systems we benefit from are shaped by a …

Fetzer Vineyards has obtained regenerative organic certification for all of its vineyards and wineries in Mendocino County. The Hopldand-based winemaker said he was the largest in the world to achieve this certification and was the third winery to be verified against the standard, which debuted publicly in 2020. The protocol is intended for food, beverages, …

The Organic Center today announced a new partnership with the Food and Agriculture Research Foundation (FFAR) to advance organic agriculture through the provision of $ 600,000 in matching funds for programs supporting training, technical support and innovative climate research. These funds will support several projects through two separate initiatives, a Biological Training Award for Agricultural …

BEIJING, December 10, 2021 / PRNewswire / – On the theme of large-scale organic farming and county-wide rural revitalization, the Eighth International Organic Agriculture Forum was held in Datong City*, Shanxi Province in the north China during December 6-7. The forum, jointly organized by of the people of Datong The government, China Agricultural University, Taiyuan …

BEIJING, December 10, 2021 /PRNewswire/ — With the theme of large-scale organic agriculture and county-wide rural revitalization, the eighth International Organic Agriculture Forum was held in Datong City*, Shanxi Province in the north China during December 6-7. The forum, jointly organized by Datong people The government, China Agricultural University, Taiyuan University of Technology and Shanxi …

BEIJING, December 10, 2021 /CNW/ — Under the theme of large-scale organic agriculture and county-wide rural revitalization, the eighth International Organic Agriculture Forum was held in Datong City*, Shanxi Province in the north China during December 6-7. The forum, jointly organized by Datong people The government, China Agricultural University, Taiyuan University of Technology and Shanxi …

BEIJING, December 10, 2021 /PRNewswire/ — With the theme of large-scale organic agriculture and county-wide rural revitalization, the eighth International Organic Agriculture Forum was held in Datong City*, Shanxi Province in the north China during December 6-7. The forum, jointly organized by Datong people The government, China Agricultural University, Taiyuan University of Technology and Shanxi …

BEIJING, December 10, 2021 /PRNewswire/ — With the theme of large-scale organic agriculture and county-wide rural revitalization, the eighth International Organic Agriculture Forum was held in Datong City*, Shanxi Province in the north China during December 6-7. The forum, jointly organized by Datong people The government, China Agricultural University, Taiyuan University of Technology and Shanxi …

Experts in organic farming practices say that the harmonization of its standards by the 15 ECOWAS member countries will improve the quality trade of products and certified products in the region. They gave the assurance at the end of the 6th West African conference on organic farming with the theme: “Feeding the world without poisoning” …

Jude Coleman’s excellent double articles (November 9), “Agressively Protecting Farm Water,” and on a report on the Pajaro Valley’s struggle to save its watershed, were full of positive information about the benefits to agriculture. of foresight that safeguarded its water supply. As a member of CORA, Campaign for Organic & Regenerative Agriculture, I want to …

Prez wants an “honest” team for the success of politicsDoes not say change in an ambitious policy BY Buddhika Samaraweera Stressing that government policy is to fully orient agricultural activity in the country towards the use of organic fertilizers, President Gotabaya Rajapaksa said officials who disagree with this are free to leave. “Insisting on the …

V. Ravichandran (GFN, India) on his farm By V. Ravichandran globalfarmernetwork.org: Sri Lanka partially reversed a hasty decision to experiment with agriculture, but the country and its citizens are already paying for this serious mistake in the form of a food crisis. President Gotabaya Rajapaksa this spring announced a plan to make Sri Lanka the …

The federal government has been urged to step up efforts to integrate organic farming into existing agricultural training programs at all educational levels in Nigeria. Participants at the recently concluded 2021 National Organic Business Summit in Abuja made the suggestion as part of the statement’s resolution, adding that organic farming stakeholders in the country should …

By Prof. GC Samaraweera and PNMM Wijerathna, Faculty of Agriculture, University of Ruhuna Organic farming refers to farming methods that combine traditional farming methods with modern farming technologies. He has always used rotation crops, naturally controlling pests, diversifying crops and livestock, and improving the soil with additions of compost and animal and green manures. Looking …

by Wang Xiaotong SHANGHAI, November 8 (China Economic Net) C The development of ecological agriculture is an important approach to reducing poverty, both in China and around the world. By establishing a comprehensive quality management system, it will not only improve the quality and reputation of agricultural products, but also greatly increase the income of …

The committee which is formed by the ecological organic farming organizations of the six regional states met in Dar es Salaam on Wednesday and Thursday this week and held discussions on the progress made so far, the challenges and the way forward. to follow. Meeting participants told the Guardian that some progress has been made …

The director of the Crop Services Directorate at the Ministry of Food and Agriculture (MoFA), Seth Osei Akoto, urged local farmers to adopt an organic farming system to reduce the impact of climate change. He said it would also allow them to increase their yield, grow healthy food crops to ensure food security and consumer …

Seth Osei Akoto, Director, Agricultural Services Directorate at MOFA Seth Osei Akoto, director of the Harvest Services Directorate of the Ministry of Food and Agriculture (MoFA), urged local farmers to adopt an organic farming system to reduce the impact of climate change. He said it would also allow them to increase their yields, grow healthy …

Organic farming does not require synthetic pesticides. There are several ways to control parasites. One option for reducing insects on a field is to set up a Malaise trap. It consists of nets that are installed in a tent-like structure. The insects that fly in the trap are guided – by light, for example – …

Organic Agriculture Workshop Mr. Seth Osei Akoto, Director of Crop Services Directorate, Ministry of Food and Agriculture (MoFA), urged local farmers to adopt organic farming system to reduce the impact of climate change . He said it would also allow them to increase their yield, grow healthy food crops to ensure food security and consumer …

In a big step forward in Sri Lanka’s rapid transformation to become a South Asian hub for IT and technology services, Digital Reality (Pvt) Ltd. -3 standards and a capacity of over 200 racks at Orion City IT Park, Colombo 09 under the OrionStellar brand. The launch event featured the Chairman of the Information and …

The Association of Organic Farmers of Nigeria, Ebonyi State Chapter, called for promoting the organic farming system for better health and environmental benefits in the state. Ezekiel Igboji, the state coordinator of the association, made the appeal Tuesday in an interview with the Nigerian News Agency (NAN) in Abakaliki. Mr Igboji said awareness of organic …

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 …

National Food Security and Research Minister 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 local people, in more to exploit the export potential of organic food. Addressing a workshop on “Building a political ecosystem for the …

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 …

Dr Jude Obi, Department of Soil Science and Land Resource Management, Uyo University, identified lack of awareness as one of the main challenges facing the processes and practices of the Uyo University. organic farming. Obi revealed this in his online presentation on ‘Organic Farming to the Rescue’, organized by ‘Journalists Go Organic Initiative’, a non-governmental …

Vermicompost is the product of earthworm digestion and aerobic decomposition using the activities of micro- and microorganisms at room temperature. Vermicomposting, or vermicomposting, produces a rich organic soil amendment containing a variety of plant nutrients and beneficial microorganisms. Through Wajeeh Ur Rehman1, Zubair Aslam1 *, Ali Ahmad1, Mohammed Sajjad1,, Mamoona Jamil4, Mehwish Nadeem3 introduction Vermicast …

Vermicompost is the product of earthworm digestion and aerobic decomposition using the activities of micro- and microorganisms at room temperature. Vermicomposting, or vermicomposting, produces a rich organic soil amendment containing a variety of plant nutrients and beneficial microorganisms. Through Wajeeh Ur Rehman1, Zubair Aslam1 *, Ali Ahmad1, Muhammad Sajjad1,, Mamoona Jamil4, Mehwish Nadeem3 introduction Vermicast …

(Business in Cameroon) – From September 9 to 10, 2021, in Yaoundé, a workshop was organized to pre-validate the bill governing organic farming in Cameroon. Chaired by the Minister of Agriculture Clémentine Ananga Messina, this workshop aimed to collect the proposals of certain actors to advance the preliminary project. Once finalized, the project led by …

Modern consumers have more choices than ever before. Whether they are buying appliances, books, clothing, or one of the myriad daily necessities, consumers have a plethora of products to choose from. An abundance of options is also available at the grocery store. This is especially true in the fresh produce aisle, where many stores have …

When we argue over genetically modified crops and pesticides in the developed world, the outcome of the debate does not determine whether or not we are hungry. Restricting and banning the technologies used by farmers can have very serious repercussions, but we have not yet experimented with many; most of us live within minutes of …

The Organic Center Partners with USDA’s Economic Research Service; California State University, Fresno; and Purdue University on a free virtual lecture series and hackathon examining technology to solve complex problems in organic farming. Because organic farmers are prohibited from using common conventional materials such as most pesticides and synthetic fertilizers, the tools available to address …

It costs tens of millions of dollars and takes many years to develop a genetically modified (GMO) plant variety. In areas where we need to solve hunger and poverty, that money would be spent much more productively on training, research and development in organic agriculture. Organic farming methods are often accused of being unsustainable and …

Mr. Ernest Aubee, Head of Agriculture Division, ECOWAS Commission, said half the world’s population was undernourished, with 3.4 billion people suffering from hunger, malnutrition and obesity. Aubee, who said so during a conversation with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Wednesday in Abuja, identified agroecology presented as one of the means to ensure food …

The future of organic farming in Iran looks rather bright. To date, there are 43,000 ha of certified organic farmland. A high growth rate recorded in recent years suggests a rapid and considerable development of this sector. Due to the different climatic conditions across the country, Iran can produce a variety of crops and become …

The experts are seen here during their observation visit and training session at the Baurs organic fertilizer production unit in Anuradhapura Experts from two of the world-renowned institutes on organic farming in Switzerland, currently on a brief visit to study the country’s ecosystem, an initiative of A. Baur & Co. (Pvt.) Ltd (Baurs), met with …

(Second of two parts) From 2022, following the Supreme Court ruling in the Mandanas case, LGU’s share in national tax revenue will increase by 27%. LGUs are now expected to spend at least 10 percent of their increase in Internal Income Allocation (IRA) on agriculture and fisheries programs, with at least a quarter of the …

The objective of the action plan for the development of organic farming is to stimulate the production and consumption of organic products to reach 25% of agricultural land in organic farming by 2030. The plan also foresees a significant increase in organic aquaculture. Minister Podgoršek underlined that this sector has the potential to secure income …

Tanzania The Movement for Organic Agriculture (TOAM) will work with the Ministry of Agriculture to organize its second National Conference on Ecological Organic Agriculture in October this year. The conference to be held in Dodoma, attended by over 300 participants from Tanzania and beyond, will raise awareness of the importance of organic farming in further …

Beatus Malema, deputy director of crop promotion, agricultural inputs and cooperatives at the agriculture ministry, said a special office has already been formed at the ministry to facilitate the campaign that will unveil the opportunities offered by agriculture. ecological. “This is just a starting point after a period of approximately two years of negotiations with …

Organic farming is a system that completely avoids or largely excludes the use of chemical fertilizers, pesticides or genetically modified organisms. Organic farming is based on crop rotation, use of crop residues, animal excretion and off-farm organic waste. Organic methods used in agriculture can increase productivity, repair environmental damage and protect nature in the long …

Organic farming is a system that completely avoids or largely excludes the use of chemical fertilizers, pesticides or genetically modified organisms. Organic farming is based on crop rotation, use of crop residues, animal excretion and off-farm organic waste. Organic methods used in agriculture can increase productivity, repair environmental damage, and protect nature in the long …

Newfrom Japan Economy Policy Jul 7, 2021 Tokyo, July 7 (Jiji Press) – Organic farming, which does not involve any agricultural chemicals or synthetic fertilizers, is attracting attention in Japan, not least because it puts less strain on the environment. While the Japanese government has launched a strategy to promote organic farming, there are still …

The hot and humid climate of the southeast lends itself to the pressure of insects, weeds, and disease almost year-round, and growing is especially difficult if you’re an organic farmer. Chemical inputs are limited in organic production, requiring more emphasis on managing site-specific conditions by incorporating cultural, biological and mechanical practices. In addition, the body …

When it comes to feeding ourselves and the future generations that will inhabit our planet, there is little room to doubt that on a global scale we are “biting the hand that feeds us”. Eighty percent of global deforestation and 11 percent of anthropogenic carbon emissions come from agriculture, and conventional farming practices are the …

Preview your way forward for biological and committing to enhance the importance and importance of biological Agriculture at the United States Department of Agriculture, Secretary Tom Vilsack kicked off the annual meeting of members of the Biological To exchange Association Wednesday. Speaking live during the virtual meeting in front of more than 250 members of …

SAN JOSÉ, Costa Rica, June 14, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) – EARTH University is delighted to have launched a new project that will integrate and advance regenerative organic practices in smallholder cocoa farms in Costa Rica. The project is implemented by EARTH and funded by Patagonia, an American company that supports environmental organizations with bold direct …

SAN JOSÉ, Costa Rica, June 14, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) – EARTH University is delighted to have launched a new project that will integrate and advance regenerative organic practices in smallholder cocoa farms in Costa Rica. The project is implemented by EARTH and funded by Patagonia, an American company that supports environmental organizations with bold direct …

Views) : The government’s decision to immediately ban chemical fertilizers and pesticides to promote green agriculture on the island has serious repercussions on the economy and people’s livelihoods. The government should consider the economic consequences of the immediate ban on chemical fertilizers and adopt a gradual introduction of organic farming on scientific principles. Economic consequences …

By Wicky Wickramatunga Characteristic Views) : File photo of a farmer from Kilinochchi advised by a local official. To the applause of the audience of senior officials, the President declared with determination that the import of inorganic fertilizers will be “banned” in the near future to “protect” Sri Lankans from the adverse effects of these …

The Philippines institutionalized organic agriculture with the passage of Republic Act No. 10068 (Organic Agriculture Act of 2010). This law was recently amended by RA 11511, which adopts the Participatory Guarantee System, a community or group organic certification process that is more affordable than third-party certification. While much appreciated, the amended law and its implementing …

The Head of the Agriculture Division of the ECOWAS Commission in Abuja, Mr. Ernest Aubee, said Nigeria was at the forefront of promoting organic agriculture in the African region of Africa. Where is. Aubee said this in her closing remarks at the cocktail party on the activities of the “Reporting Back Achievements of Ecological Organic …

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The highly respected and influential organizations Regeneration Belize (RB) 1 and Pro-Organic Belize (POB) 2, and their members and affiliated organizations, go to great lengths in Belize to promote sustainable agronomic practices that protect and restore soils and thus indirectly improve human activity. health, with less and less dependence on the use of synthetic / …

To achieve optimal food production in Africa, the continent’s leaders have been urged to support organic farming with the right policies and the right funding to meet the eternal challenges of environmental degradation. This was the position of experts and stakeholders, drawn from the agricultural industry and academia across the continent, during a workshop on …

In an effort to support environmentally safe agriculture, sustainable retailing and the fight against hunger, The Giant Co. has formed a partnership with Rodale Institute, which develops regenerative organic farming solutions. “Through education, research and training, the Rodale Institute is very clearly leading the charge of transforming agriculture for the better, and we are incredibly …

TACOMA, Washington – The organic farming movement has emerged in response to a growing awareness of the consequences of industrial farming. Organic farming claims that organic methods such as crop rotation and organic fertilization can promote biodiversity and improve soil quality to promote healthy crop growth. Brief history of industrial agriculture Industrial agriculture began in …

Advertising Healthy Vines, Pure Wines Explores Its Transformative Role In The California Wine Industry February 17 – SONOMA CA: Amigo Bob Cantisano, visionary advocate for sustainable agriculture and organic winemaking who passed away on December 26, 2020, has made profound and beneficial changes to wineries across California. Much of his knowledge – life’s work in …

Organic fertilizer applied before planting mineralizes before the crop begins to absorb nitrogen. Levels of nitrate released by microbes in the first six to eight weeks after planting are easily eliminated because the crop has not matured enough to absorb it (courtesy E. Wingate.) Before Haber and Bosch invented atmospheric nitrogen fixation, farmers used manure, …

Daijiworld Media Network – Chitradurga (SP) Chitradurga, January 29: Everyone these days yearns to spend time in air-conditioned offices and hates farming. Young people in particular are heading to cities as soon as possible. Graduated engineers in particular roam from company to company to work in cool and comfortable conditions. Unlike them, a lady here …

Daijiworld Media Network – Chitradurga (SP) Chitradurga, January 29: Everyone these days yearns to spend time in air-conditioned offices and hates farming. Young people in particular are heading to cities as soon as possible. Graduated engineers in particular roam from company to company to work in cool and comfortable conditions. Unlike them, a lady here …

Senator Cynthia Villar expressed her gratitude to President Rodrigo Duterte who enacted Republic Law (RA) 11511 on December 23, a measure that aims to strengthen organic farming in the Philippines. The legislation was primarily drafted and sponsored by Villar, chairman of the Senate Agriculture and Food Committee. Senator Cynthia Villar is spearheading the launch of …

THE PRESIDENT Rodrigo Duterte enacted a measure to strengthen organic farming in the Philippines. Republic Law (RA) 11511, an amendment to RA 10068 or the Organic Farming Law of 2010, aims to strengthen the national organic farming program and promote the consumption of organic products by launching a campaign national awareness and consumer education. “It …

Houston Wilson was named the first director of UC’s new Institute of Organic Agriculture in May 2020. Over the past several decades, as the organic farming industry in California has grown, education and research into specific organic farming practices has in some cases lagged behind this. area growth. The University of California (UC) now has …

October 27, 2020January 28, 2021 FLORENCE, SC – The organic industry is the fastest growing agricultural segment in the United States, but low soil organic carbon, low soil fertility and poor soil structure are preventing Carolina farmers South to reap the benefits of this market. Rongzhong Ye, an assistant professor at Clemson’s Pee Dee REC, …

While still a small sector of U.S. agriculture, organic farming is booming, the USDA reported Thursday. Sales totaled $9.9 billion in 2019, a 31% increase in three years, and 29% of organic farmers say they plan to increase production. There are more farms and more land in organic production – 16,585 farms and 5.5 million …

Jhe organic food industry has grown rapidly in recent years. According to the Organic Trade Association, organic food sales grew 125.1% between 2009 and 2018 to $47.862 billion and accounted for 5.9% of total food sales. One of the main reasons for this rapid expansion is the misconception, propagated by the industry itself, that organic …

On a cold morning in Kangari, Murang’a County, a couple is busy harvesting vegetables. It is a Friday, one of the days when John Karanja and his wife Esther Nyambura harvest their vegetables to market them. In the middle of their work, Esther’s phone keeps ringing. Her customers call her to ask what time she …

Farmers should practice organic farming methods and EU government funds must help promote this rather than the continued use of pesticides, a veteran campaigner has said. Mario Salerno, who founded the Organic Agriculture Movement of Malta (MOAM) in 1999, said Malta was the only EU country to spend more money on the use of traditional …

It’s August and it’s 38°C outside a greenhouse at a fruit farm in suburban Nanjing, China. Inside the farm, customers sample organic grapes and peaches. Ms. Wang, owner of the farm, carefully lifts the lid off a large bin of worms. She raises thousands of them to produce organic fertilizer for her farm. Wang is …

Researchers writing in the journal Natural durability indicate that life cycle analysis (LCA), one of the most common methods for assessing the environmental impacts of agriculture and food, often tends to overlook vital factors, such as biodiversity, soil quality, pesticide impacts and societal changes. These oversights could lead to erroneous conclusions about the merits of …