Kitchen Garden: “Don’t panic, it’s organic”

For all those fitness freaks, and clean eating food lovers, Suzette opened its organic restaurant with a new Kitchen Garden in Juhu. The most awaited organic retro-salad bar headed by Antonia Achache, Jeremie Sabbagh, and Pierre Labail, set up an exclusive farmer’s market for the opening weekend. Kitchen Garden’s homegrown organic farm, managed by Offering Farms, the latter […]

Agriculture, horticulture, tourism are backbone of J&K economy: Govt

SRINAGAR — The Divisional Commissioner Kashmir Baseer Ahmad Khan Saturday termed Agriculture, Horticulture and Tourism sectors as the backbone of State’s economy. The Divisional Commissioner made these remarks while inaugurating the mega Kisan Mela 2019 in the premises of Agriculture Complex, Lal Mandi. The mela was organized by the department of Agriculture under ATMA scheme. On […]

‘Waste Decomposer’ on day 2 at National Seminar on post harvest for onion, garlic, potato

A National seminar held at B.P. Pal Auditorium at I.A.R.I. with group of farmers from M.P., Haryana  and U.P was organized by National Horticulture Research & Development Foundation, New Delhi in collaboration with Division of Vegetable Science, ICAR-IARI, Pusa on 11th and 12th March, 2019 under Mission for Integrated Development of Horticulture, Dept. of Agriculture, Co-op. & Farmers Welfare, Ministry of Agriculture & Farmers […]

Ways through which farmers’ income may increase

The aim of the Modi Government is to diagnose the problem of farmers and do an arrangement to increasing their income. Therefore, the government is not indulging them in adopt populist schemes. For example, in 2008, the slogan of agricultural debt waiver was given, but only Rs 52, 500 crore of loan was waived from […]

Green thumbs get an organic imprint

Kamal Singh and his wife inspect a ber fruit plant at their organic farm in Bharatpur, Rajasthan. The couple has collaborated with Lupin Human Welfare and Research Foundation to convert their six-acre farm in Bharatpur into a model integrated agriculture development project. The idea is to showcase to the farmers in the area how they […]

School mistress spearheads a turmeric farming movement in Meghalaya

Fifty-two-year-old Trinity Saioo in Meghalaya has never heard of turmeric lattes that have gained a cult following in the ever-expanding list of healthy beverages. But every day, after the school she teaches in gets over, Saioo the teacher diligently tends to her farms of the ‘golden spice’ that is the core ingredient behind the latte trend. […]

Story of curating native seeds

The quest to collect seeds of native plant varieties has proved to be never ending for C. Yoganathan, a farmer of Thinnakonam village, near Musiri in Tiruchirapalli district of Tamil Nadu. He started collecting the seeds in 2008 with the objective of preserving native breeds of vegetables, fruits, millets and pulses. After a decade, he […]

Nature Organic bags ‘Brand of India 2019’ award

Nature Organic, from Delhi, was launched by Sonia Sharma who left her Big 4 career in London and returned to India to make a difference at the grass root level.  She founded Nature Organic with the sole purpose of promoting ethical, sustainable and planet friendly farming practices and produce.Nature Organic works with farmers in Kerala, […]

Cureveda bags ‘Brand of India 2019’ award

Pune-based brand–Cureveda– which offers premium herbal, organic and nutraceutical supplements was awarded ‘Brand of India 2019’ in the healthcare category. Giriraj Singh, Union Minister of State (Independent Charge) for MSME, Dr Arun Kumar Panda, Secretary, Ministry of MSME and other dignitaries were present on the occasion.

Farmers urge TS Govt to set up organic agriculture university

Hyderabad: The Organic Agriculture Farmers urged Telangana State Government to set up an Organic Agriculture University in the state. Speaking on the occasion of inauguration of 3-day Natural and Organic Products Mela on Friday at Night Bazar at Shilparamam at Madhapur, Dinesh Dattatreya Kulkarni, All India Organising Secretary of Bharatiya Kisan Sangh said that it […]

Organic India to launch new supplements, tulsi infusions at Expo West

BOULDER, Colo.— This year at Natural Products Expo West, innovative wellness leader Organic India showcases the latest additions to their line of organic herbal solutions with a focus on fermented adaptogens, green superfoods and three new flavors of stress relieving Tulsi herbal infusions. Organic India offers comprehensive support to wellness seekers with a versatile product line […]

Farmers warned against yellow rust & karnal bunt

The two-day research and extension specialists’ workshop for kharif crops, organised by the Directorate of Extension Education, PAU, concluded at the Pal Auditorium here on Wednesday. On Tuesday, PAU Vice-Chancellor Dr BS Dhillon dwelled on the role of the university in empowerment in agriculture. “We have been entrusted with the responsibility of feeding the nation […]