Organic farming

Leading farmers to organic, Shah tells Amul, inaugurates new facility

Union Cooperatives Minister Amit Shah on Sunday called on cooperative giant Amul to take an initiative for the marketing, distribution and testing of organic / natural agricultural products in the country. Shah made a request to the Amul board in this regard, calling for the need to address the ill …

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South Africa trip canceled? These destinations full of nature are interesting alternatives

The newly discovered COVID-19 “Omicron” variant in South Africa has once again put the world on high alert. The strongly mutated strain is closely watched by scientists around the world. The United Kingdom reacted by putting South Africa back on their red list and a growing list of European countries …

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European Parliament gives green light to huge deal on agricultural subsidies

STRASBOURG, France, Nov. 23 (Reuters) – The European Parliament on Tuesday approved the biggest farm subsidy reform in decades, in a vote that transfers money to small farms and rewards sustainable farming methods. The Common Agricultural Policy (CAP) has long been criticized for having handed over the bulk of subsidies …

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Educated opt for organic farming

Visakhapatnam: The young geoscience graduate Ananthatmakula Venkata Narasingarao from the University of Petroleum-Dehradun returned home to Gokavaram in the East Godavari district a few years ago, leaving behind a lucrative career in petroleum to go into the business. organic farming as a vocation. Today he is the proud owner of …

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San Mateo County Crop Writs $ 37 Million | Local News

Amid a $ 37 million drop in crop income in San Mateo County in 2020 due to wildfires and economic factors, the San Mateo Resource Conservation District is working with coastal farmers to improve practices and help shape a sustainable future. Koren widdel The San Mateo County Resource Conservation District …

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Nestlé Coconut Plan in partnership with the Coconut Cultivation Board benefits 1,000 additional rural families – The Island

Samsung, the # 1 smartphone brand in Sri Lanka, recently announced that it allows Samsung Galaxy A22 5G users to use their 5G-enabled device on the 5G trial network of Dialog Axiata PLC, the leading provider of connectivity of Sri Lanka, to take advantage of the power of 5G. The …

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Save Farmland non-profit aims to protect farmland while promoting small-scale farming

A huge mural that says “Save Farmland” is scrawled on a former residence on Voerman Road, just east of Whitefish. The phrase catches the attention of many passers-by according to Scot Chisholm, a Whitefish resident, business owner and founder of the new Flathead Valley nonprofit called the Save Farmland Fund. …

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Farmers harness the power of flowers to fight pests

AFarmers in North East England are studying how farmers can better harness the power of flowers to control pests, by attracting predatory insects. The six farmers hope to unlock more knowledge on how to attract and support the right insect populations, when and where they are most needed, by examining …

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The proposed solutions miss the mark

According to the National Organic Training Skillnet (NOTS), proposed solutions to tackle agricultural emissions “miss the mark.” NOTS is a non-profit network specializing in training for organic and regenerative agriculture sectors. NOTS Network Manager Sean McGloin highlighted the high level of scrutiny of the agricultural sector in his keynote address …

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170 cows, without fertilizer, multi-species fodder

Minister of State at the Department of Agriculture Pippa Hackett urged dairy farmers to consider going organic. She believes that taking the organic route “can be a victory, a victory for everyone”. “I truly believe that the future for many intensive dairy farmers may be to go organic,” she said …

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