US-based NGO trains Punjab farmers to go organic

April 6, 2016 0 Comments

Ferozepur: In a bid to promote organic farming as ‘Nanak Kheti,’ NGO EcoSikh, in collaboration with the Living Successfully Foundation, organized a workshop at Lalchian village near Guru Harsahai town of Ferozepur on Saturday.

More than 100 progressive farmers attended the workshop, which was aimed at promoting organic farming in Punjab, creating demand and marketing opportunities for organic food products.

Rajbir Singh of Pingalwara Charitable Trust of Amritsar elaborated on the package of practices of natural farming and answered farmers’ queries on┬ámaking the shift from chemical-based cultivation.