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Organic farmers threaten Government House rally unless Prayut bans chemicals

The demonstrators, led by the Phatthalung Organic Farmer’s Network, yesterday said that in order to protect the public health and environment from contamination by harmful herbicides and pesticides, they will march to Government House and stage a prolonged protest there unless their three appeals to the government are heeded. The protesters, who are mostly organic farmers, have gathered in front ...

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Consumers invest in organic farms

For the first time the consumers came forward to partner with the farmers cultivating millets and pulses using organic methods. The consumers from Hyderabad, who signed an agreement with farmers of Ippapally, Potpally, Ganeshpur, Shashallapur, Arjun Naik Tanda and Lacha Naik tanda, here on Saturday, invested ₹10,000 per acre and in return would get crop worth the amount at the ...

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Evasco pushes for stronger organic farming ordinances

Cabinet Secretary Leoncio Evasco urged organic farmers to demand for a strengthened organic agriculture ordinances from their local government units. Evasco, who pioneered the implementation of organic farming when he was the mayor of Maribojoc, Bohol, admitted that the existing organic agriculture ordinances in provinces like Cebu lacks tooth to adequately support and promote the organic way of farming. Evasco ...

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FG to boost food production through automated irrigation

In a bid to boost food security in the country, the Federal Government has introduced automated irrigation technology which enables farmers irrigate their farms with their phones. The National Space Research and Development Agency (NASRDA) who is the brain behind the project says the technology uses satellite to determine locations in longitude and latitude. Minister of Science and Technology Dr ...

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Evasco pushes for stronger organic farming ordinances

Cabinet Secretary Leoncio Evasco urged organic farmers to demand for a strengthened organic agriculture ordinances from their local government units. Evasco, who pioneered the implementation of organic farming when he was the mayor of Maribojoc, Bohol, admitted that the existing organic agriculture ordinances in provinces like Cebu lacks tooth to adequately support and promote the organic way of farming. Evasco ...

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Great food of the North – from chocolates to Geordie suppers

Northern England has over the centuries sent many life-changing (and in some cases life-saving) innovations, ideas and even people out into the wider world. The lifeboat, the railways, the light bulb, the steam turbine, the windscreen wiper, the Geordie safety lamp, the friction match, hydroelectric power, the hydraulic crane, the light switch, the aeroplane joystick, Perspex, Multipotent Germline Stem Cells ...

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Udhampur farmers earning big bucks after PM's talk on organic farming

[India], Jun 14 (ANI): Taking a cue from their Bageshwar counterparts, farmers in Chaintal village in Jammu and Kashmir’s Udhampur district have taken inspiration from Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s words of adopting organic farming and have now joined hands, earning pints of money. In his monthly ‘Mann Ki Baat’ radio address, Prime Minister Narendra Modi in April lauded the efforts ...

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