Agriculture

A battle to preserve seeds -Raju Gusain

-TheStatesman.com Vijay Jardhari, who started the ‘Beej Bachao Andolan’ Uttarakhand in 1986 along with fellow farmers, has dedicated his life to conserving traditional seeds, which otherwise would have disappeared due to wide acceptability of hybrid seeds among farmers Dehradun: Flashback 1986: Whenever farmer and social activist Vijay...

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'The rice that needs no cooking': magic rice variety from Assam gets GI tag -Tora Agarwala

-The Indian Express From the warriors of the Ahom kingdom then to the farmers of lower Assam now, the ‘magic’ Boka saul — which recently got a GI tag — has been a breakfast staple for centuries now. Guwahati: In parts of lower Assam, especially during the...

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It's official: MP gets GI tag for Kadaknath chicken meat -Ankur Sirothia

-The Times of India BHOPAL: Now, it is official that Kadaknath, the all-black fowl, belongs to Madhya Pradesh. The Geographical Indications Registry issued certificate in this regard on Monday, six years after the filing for the GI registry on February 8, 2012. GI registered Jhabua Kadaknath...

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Tribal farmers make a fortune cultivating gherkins -G Ashok Kumar

-The Hans India Yalal: Tribal farmers of Sangaigutta thanda in Muddaipet panchayat are making a fortune by indulging in gherkins’ cultivation under contract farming system. The farmers are earning at least Rs 50,000 in two months after deducting all expenses. The factory which encouraged the tribals...

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The seeds of sustainability -Sujatha Byravan

-The Hindu How Zero Budget Natural Farming could be the model for the future In early June, Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N. Chandrababu Naidu announced that the State would fully embrace Zero Budget Natural Farming (ZBNF), a chemical-free method that would cover all farmers by 2024. Earlier...

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