India: ‘Launch a movement to promote organic farming’

June 23, 2014 0 Comments

C. Somashekar, Department of Cooperation:

Principal Secretary, Department of Cooperation, C. Somashekar on Wednesday called upon organic farmers to launch a movement among the farming community to promote the eco-friendly practice of organic farming.

Inaugurating a seminar on the role of cooperatives in organic farming and allied activities, organised by Karnataka State Cooperative Organic Producers’ Federation Ltd. at the Institute of Agricultural Technologists here, he suggested that organic farmers utilise the services of dairy cooperative societies to market their produce.