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An Innovative Water Saving Method Offers Solace to Small Farmers

The University of Agricultural Sciences (UAS), Bangalore, developed a hybrid variety of paddy, KRH-4, that has been cultivated by many farmers affected by the deficient rainfall. As per UAS-B authorities, the paddy variety, developed after several years of research and … Continue reading

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Sustainable Farming to Feed the World?

Industrial agriculture, with a focus on wide use of chemicals, fertilizers, and HYV seeds is often proposed as a solution to global food shortages. It is argued that the use of chemicals and fertilizers will increase the yield, protect the … Continue reading

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Farmers Use Waste-Water to Grow Vegetables

Near a small town of Vijayapura in Karnataka, farmers came up with a brilliant innovation to start using the town’s waste-water to grow fodder and vegetables in order to fight extreme water shortage in the area. When fields started to … Continue reading

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