Ofai Organic World Congress

Goa’s farmers get technology and management boost

Tuesday, 29 September 2015 Panaji: In a bid to impart scientific training to farmers, the state government has set up the State Agricultural Management and Extension Training Institute and Agricultural Technology Management Agency (ATMA). The two bodies were inaugurated on Monday at the Agricultural Department at Tonca Caranzalem in the presence of senior officials of […]

Information of PDC events

This is to share information about Permaculture Design Courses being organised by Aranya Agricultural Alternatives in Nov and Dec 2015. The details are provided in the link below Registration required by Sept 30th, 2015 PDC info for OFAI website-ARANYA-Hyd-

Date Nov 14 to 25, 2015

Workshop on Biodynamics, Vegetable, Fodder & Dairy Management

Dates: 13th to 16th December, 2015 – Workshop On Biodynamic Farming 17th to 18th December, 2015 – Workshop On Vegetable Management 19th to 20th December, 2015 –Workshop On Dairy & Fodder Management Venue: Bhaikaka Krishi Kendra, Ravipura [Anand-Sojitra Road], District Anand, Gujarat, Pin Code – 388440. [This Farm is prominently featured in the popular documentary ‘One Man, One Cow, One Planet’ […]

A touch of green for the nature lover

TNN | Sep 25, 2015 THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: With the state going all out in its efforts to promote organic farming, a group of four girls of Class VIII at Holy Angels Convent HSS decided to do their bit to convey the message to friends and neighbours. The documentary ‘Namukku Pachathodam’ directed by Sera Mariyam Binny, with the assistance […]

ICAR gives stress on organic farming in NE

September 24, 2015 Shillong “We should resort to organic farming to revive and improve soil health and for the ultimate good health of the consumers,” ICAR Director S V Ngachan said. He was speaking at the closing function of seven-day training on ‘Organic Farming for Sustainable Hill Agriculture’ at the ICAR complex near here yesterday.


The Man who Made a Fortune the Organic Way

24th September 2015 Seema Prasad QUEEN’S ROAD:Preservatives have penetrated every form of food and are slowly, silently causing our bodies to deteriorate. For years, Durairaj Rangaswamy has been part of the fight against this destructive trend. His company Mother India Farms manufactures organic juices and sells them in international and domestic markets, including Bengaluru.

BioFach India together with India Organic-2015

We take this pleasure to invite you to BioFach India together with India Organic-2015 (BIIO) which is now established as Asia’s largest International Organic trade fair and Conference Program organized by Nurnberg Messe (India and Germany) and International Competence Centre for Organic Agriculture, India. This event comprises of a hi-quality exhibition from leading companies in […]

Date 5th – 7th November, 2015


Empower seeds through meditation? India’s Ag Minister endorses peace, love and Yogic Agriculture

September 22, 2015 Wonder why India has an agricultural crisis? Forget fertilizer; if you send tomatoes good vibrations of “peace, love and divinity” they will grow more vigorously. You can “empower” seeds through meditation. These propositions are absurd to anyone with even a rudimentary knowledge of science, but not to Indian Agriculture Minister Radha Mohan […]


The silent killer

September 19, 2015 The “look good factor” that drives sales and a penchant for consuming unseasonal and imported fruits and vegetables are the trigger factors for malpratices like use of artificial methods to ripen fruits, sweeteners to enhance their taste and preservatives that are dangerous when consumed over time. While going organic is one way […]


Himalayan Organic Agri Products goes off shore

September 18, 2015 Y.S. RANA CHANDIGARH : Every one of us must have heard the well known proverb: unity is strength but seldom apply. Realizing the immense strength of unity, the Himalayan Organization for Organic Agri Products (HIMOARD), a non-profit organization based at Rampur in Shimla of Himachal Pradesh joined hands with small organic farmers […]