Farmers can save crops without pesticides. And they can earn more in the deal. sopan joshi records a great change sweeping through Andhra …
A pill a day
Keeps death away
Budget pitches for agriculture
No incentives for organic fertilizers and sustainable farming
Nagpur orange’s survival hinges precariously on its return to sustainable cultivation. Farmers have woken up to this, but will the government?
A tactical war with pests
Punjab's spiritual farming
No pesticides no debts
Enabavi, a village of 52 families, is abuzz. It is hosting farmers from the nearby Kallem village who have come here for tips on profitable …
Punjab wants farmers to stay away from 9 pesticides. Will it help?
Europe tightened import norms since 2018, has shown reluctance to import basmati rice with pesticide residues earlier
Even as Bt cotton invaded Indian fields in the past few years, some farmer groups kept pushing for organic cotton. In 2009-10, production in …
The Green Revolution and a dark Punjab
Punjab has paid a price for food security. The use of pesticides and fertilisers has resulted in a number of health issues for the state’s …
Organic is all the rage. Organic food, cosmetics, clothes and even organic medicines. But mostly it is food. There are speciality stores that …