Floating gardens for the landless
Bamboo beds with layers of dried water hyacinth, silt, vermicompost and farm yard manure, dry leaves of leguminous plants, etc. float on the water...
Dhrubajyoti Ghosh: The Intrepid Ecologist and his ‘laboratory of survival’
“We count the number of millionaires, but not the millions of pickers who are active in our nation’s backyards.”
Anyone with half an acre of land can start natural farming
Studies have shown that using this method the yield goes up over a period of time.
With zero-cost methods, this 68-year-old scientist is fighting farmer suicides in Vidarbha
Only the locally available seeds, local breed of the cow and local soil can make such farming a self-sustainable, no-additional-cost method.
System of Millet Intensification (SMI) - Farmers from Nuapada Felicitated by Member of Parliament
160 varieties of Paddy seeds, 20 varieties of Finger Millet and vegetable seeds were on display in different stalls at the seed fair.
Eco-Friendly, Low-Cost Farming the Way to Go for Sustainable Food Security
Most participating farmers said that the cost-effective INSAP technology had helped them regain the confidence to continue farming.
The deshi cow milk jinx
The indigenous cattle breed owners - poor farmers, herders and nomadic pastoralists who produce most of the milk - must find it beneficial.
Novel Initiative to help farmers’ families in distress
The cattle breed selected depends on the areas from where the beneficiaries hail from, to ensure better adaptability for the animals.
Organic farmers tap native cotton variety
Organic Farming enthusiasts in Perambalur (Tamil Nadu) are attempting to revive ‘karunganni’