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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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Organic farms’ economic strife in Japan

YUYA Shibakai sometimes feels he is ploughing a lonely furrow. The Japanese farmer produces organic lettuce, tomatoes, carrots and other vegetables for a market that has tasted nothing like the success of the sector in other advanced economies. On his farm outside Tokyo, the 32-year-old doggedly trudges along a line of lettuces, pulling up weeds by hand. Shibakai says it ...

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Lonely furrow: Pay dirt eludes organic farms in Japan

INZAI, CHIBA PREF. – Yuya Shibakai sometimes feels he is plowing a lonely furrow. The Japanese farmer produces organic lettuce, tomatoes, carrots and other vegetables for a market that has tasted nothing like the success of the sector in other advanced economies. On his farm outside Tokyo, the 32-year-old doggedly trudges along a line of lettuce heads, pulling up weeds ...

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