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Jagdish Chander RainaOrganic farming has received increasing attention around the world in recent times due to the growing awareness of the health risks of chemical farming. Consumers are awakening and asking themselves the question of ethics in promoting poisons in our food chain. They are willing to pay more for chemicals free, environmentally friendly and …

Minister of State Pippa Hackett has announced the start of 2021 advance payments for the Organic Agriculture Program (OFS). Over € 4 million are distributed to 1,000 organic farmers in the scheme as part of their participation in the scheme. Payments will continue to be made weekly to the remaining farmers. The minister said the …

The government is doing everything possible to ensure that produce grown in Fiji is organic in the true sense of the word, said Minister of Youth and Sports Parveen Kumar. He made this comment recently when the Youth Farm Initiative grant was presented to the community hall in Bukuya village, Ba. Mr Kumar also said …

Ferdinand “Bongbong” Marcos, Jr., standard bearer of the Partido Federal ng Pilipinas (PFP), seeks to establish a comprehensive organic farming plan that will be of real benefit to Filipino farmers. The presidential aspirant noted that there had been slow growth in farmland turning to organic farming despite the enactment of Republic Law 10068 or the …

Leaving aside pesticides and other agrochemical farm inputs, often associated with soil degradation and other environmental problems, seemed like a great idea. Sri Lanka is said to have become the first country in the world to do so, switching to fully organic agricultural production. But it turns out the time was not yet. Tea production …

By Jekhan Aruliah There is a recent precedent in Sri Lanka for suddenly ‘going organic’. The civil war in Sri Lanka saw years of economic blockades and embargoes in the North. Some items were banned completely, others were supplied in limited quantities. From women’s sanitary napkins and batteries to gasoline and cement, chemical fertilizers and …

A recent market research report added to the Global Market Vision repository is an in-depth analysis of the global organic farming market. Based on the analysis of historical growth and current scenario of the Organic Agriculture market, the report intends to offer actionable information about the growth projections of the global market. The authenticated data …

Dang Tribal District in eastern Gujarat will be declared a 100% organic farming district as the state government has taken steps to encourage farmers to avoid the use of chemical fertilizers and pesticides throughout the cultivable area, said state agriculture minister Raghavji Patel. Tuesday. Speaking to reporters, Patel said the state government is providing a …

This year marked a turning point for the Lywood family as they sold their first liters of organic milk from Marshalls Farm in West Sussex, after a two-year conversion period. For Kate Lywood, her husband Jeremy Way and her father Roger, it marked both an end and a beginning: the conversion period was over, and …