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    Advantage of Indian Cow Breed

    Indian cow, buffalo breeds give healthier milk: Research Published: Sunday, June 26, 2011, 10:45 [IST] 'Indian cow, buffalo gives healthy milk' Booking bus tickets is faster and easier than ever before New Delhi, June 26: Indian cow and buffalo breeds possess a rich A2 allele gene that...
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    Amit Kumar - Marketing of Organic produce - Friday Aug 23, 2013

    You are invited to attend a webinar (live discussion) on Marketing of Organic produce with Amit Kumar of Organic India Pvt. Ltd Remedies Pvt. Ltd. Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh. To know more about Amit Kumar follow the link below http://www.organicindia.com/company.php In this live discussion you...
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    France plans on doubling organic farmland area by 2017

    Dear Sir France plans on doubling organic farmland area by 2017 (http://www.cornucopia.org)According to the country's Agricultural Minister, France wants to double the area of farmland devoted to organic agriculture by 2017 to meet growing consumer demand through local production...
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    Traditional Bharatiya Joint Family - Traditional Farming

    Traditional Bharatiya Joint Family (1) Simple division of labour: Joint family system enjoys all the advantages of a simple division of labour. Here the work is distributed among the members on the basis of age and sex keeping individual ability in view. In an agricultural economy much...
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    What are the environmental benefits of organic agriculture?

    What are the environmental benefits of organic agriculture? Sustainability over the long term: Many changes observed in the environment are long term, occurring slowly over time. Organic agriculture considers the medium- and long-term effect of agricultural interventions on the...
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    Farm Incharge Supervisor - Gorantla (AP)

    Job Description Bsc/Dip. in Agriculture /Horticulture with 4 to 6 yrs exp. Should independently manage a 15-20 acre organic farm. Should be hands-on with irrigation systems and organic farming techniques. Should speak Telugu and/or Hindi/English Cultivation will include Groundnut...
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    Organic Agriculture

    Organic Farming and Food Production. In organic farming, crops and other food are produced without chemicals. Fertilizers, pesticides, growth hormones and antibiotics are forbidden. During thousands of years of civilization the raising of animals and growing of plants have always been...
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    Article about Organic Farming - Part 13

    (c) water. For optimum availability of all the essential nutrients, the fertility of the soil is very important. A good fertile soil maintains its fertility structure, only when the mineral part and the composted part of the soil are equal by volume. In Prayog Parivar’s term such soils are...
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    Article about Organic Farming - Part 12

    Implementing Natueco Principle with Prayog Parivar Methodology a) Soil Management - The first step of Natueco Farming is to develop the Nursery Soil using neighborhood resources. Nursery Soil consists of 50% biomass and 50% activated mineral topsoil by volume. The Biomass forms the organic...
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    Article about Organic Farming - Part 11

    Basic Principals of Natueco farming Harvesting the sun In all biological processes, energy input is required and solar energy is the only available resource. No time and no square foot of sun energy should be lost by not harvesting it biologically. Lost sun energy is lost opportunity...
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    Article about Organic Farming - Part 10

    Other biodynamic preparation Besides 500 and 501 there are seven other biodynamic preparations having numbers from 502 to 508, but as their method of preparations are difficult, they are not very popular in India and are not being used in large scale. Their methods of preparation in brief are...
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    Article about Organic Farming - Part 9

    Some Other forms of Organic Management 1. Biodynamic Agriculture Biodynamic agriculture is a method of farming that aims to treat the farm as a living system which interacts the environment, to build healthy, living soil and to produce food that nourishes and vitalizes and helps to develop...
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    Article about Organic Farming - Part 8

    Neem (Azadirachta indica) – Neem has been found to be effective in the management of approximately 200 insects, pests and nematodes. Neem is very effective against grasshoppers, leaf hoppers, plant hoppers, aphids, jassids, and moth caterpillars. Neem extracts, are also very effective against...
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    Article about Organic Farming - Part 7

    Some important formulations for soil enrichment Preparation of liquid manures Many variants of liquid manures are being used by farmers of different states. Few important and widely used formulations are given below: Sanjivak – Mix 100 kg cow dung, 100 lit cow urine and 500 gm jaggary in...
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    Organic Farming Part 6

    Under Network Project on Organic Farming (NPOF of ICAR) important cropping systems, which were found economically better or at par with conventional system at different experimental stations in the country have been identified, which are as follows: • Tomato/ Cabbage – cauliflower – pea and...
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    Traditional Ancient Farming is always Great

    Indian Systems is always the Great Adya brahmaNe dvitiiya paraarthe shri svetavaraaha kalpe vaivasvata manvantare kaliyuge prathame paade jambudvipe Bhartha Varshe, Bharatha Khande mero dhakshine parcheve We all would have heard this Sloka/ Sankalpam. This sloka is recited before the...
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    Organic Farming Part 5

    Low input alternative - In first year simultaneously sow three different types of legumes in strips, first of 60 days (like moong), second of 90-120 days (Cow pea or soybean) and third of more than 120 days (red gram) in strips. Apply mixture of Compost and vermicompost (2:1) @ 2.5 ton per acre...
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    Article About Organic Farming - Part 4

    Developing organic farm As organic management is an integrated approach, manipulation and adoption of one or few steps may not yield significant results. For optimization of productivity all the essential components need to be developed in a systematic manner. These steps include: (i) Habitat...
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    Interested in Farming, Fertile Agricultural lands for sale near Hyderabad

    Fertile Agricultural lands for sale near Hyderabad at very reasonable prices. All these lands have very good ground water, approach roads till the land, clear titles, ready to buy. These are mixed type soils with ability to grow a variety of crops. If interested, kindly contact BNAS Property...
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    Article about Organic Farming - 2

    Organic agriculture perspective under Indian conditions Organic farming denotes a holistic system of farming which optimizes productivity in a sustainable manner through creation of interdependent agri-eco systems where annual crop plants (e.g. wheat), perennial trees (e.g. horticulture) and...

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