State of Organic farming in India

Facts: Organic Farming: It is a method of farming which avoids or largely excludes the use of synthetic inputs (such as fertilizers, pesticides, hormones) and relies upon crop rotations, animal manures, off-farm organic waste and biological system of nutrient mobilization and plant protection. Organic Farming in India: India ranks first in number of organic farmers… Continue reading State of Organic farming in India

Tribal SHG women create an organic agro revolution

Recently,a self-help group of tribal women in Wayanad,Kerala has decided to launch a project to carry out organic farming over 100 acres possibly making this the largest tribal foray into organic farming. The members of this group were guided to organic farming by the Krishi Vigyan Kendra(KVK) under the Kerala Agricultural University (KAU). Organic farming… Continue reading Tribal SHG women create an organic agro revolution