Agriculture

Kerala to Follow Collective Farming Instead of Corporate Farming, Says State Agriculture Minister

-Newsclick.in The state would promote collective farming which is done by various co-operatives and community networks like Kudumbashree. Pointing towards Contract Farming, Union Agriculture Minister Narendra Singh Tomar, in conference of State Agriculture Ministers in Delhi, has said that farming can become profitable if small and marginal...

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The humble gourd is falling out of favour -Deepanwita Gita Niyogi

-Down to Earth Gourd has sculpted the culture and traditions of rural India for ages A mellifluous tune breaks the silence as I trudge through a forested hill in the Baiga heartland of Dindori district in Madhya Pradesh. At places the music fuses with the gurgling...

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'Seed Mother' who never went to school has lessons for scientists -Radheshyam Jadhav

-The Hindu Business Line Working from a mud house in a remote Maharashtra village, Rahibai Popere is taking farming back to its roots Pune: Twenty years ago, when her grandson fell ill, Rahibai Popere was convinced vegetables and foodgrains containing ‘poison’ had made the child unhealthy. She asked...

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How 13.5 acres in Kerala's Pulimath is being transformed by women farmers -RK Roshni

-The Hindu The farming work is being taken up by the Kudumbashree’s Pulimath community development society under the Mahila Kisan Sashaktikaran Pariyojana Thiruvananthapuram: A 13.5-acre ‘padasekharam’ in Plavodu ward of Pulimath grama panchayat that remained fallow for years is being transformed into a paddy field as part...

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For these farmers in Bihar's Jamui, hope is 27-years-old -Santosh Singh

-The Indian Express A post-graduate returns home to help farmers battle rural distress by growing, packing and selling additional, organic vegetable crop. Patna: Till nearly two years ago, Suhawan Singh Rathore from Bihar had the world before him. He had completed his Masters in Development at...

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