Govt plans organic farming campaign

Tiruvananthapuram, Feb 6: The agriculture development and farmers’ welfare department will initiate a campaign for promoting organic farming across the state from February 28, said minister K P Mohanan. He was delivering the inaugural address at `Njattuvela’, the media seminar on agriculture here on Friday . The minister said the department has been successful in spreading the concept of organic farming among the general public through the media.”We even saw major political parties taking up organic cultivation of vegetables, and the stage is now set to declare Kerala as a complete organic farming state by the end of 2016,” he added.