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Karnataka embarks on millet revolution, UAS shows the way
Processing at the University is comparatively cheap, and since there are no middlemen, farmers of Hyderabad-Karnataka save a lot.
Unique farmer-consumer initiative to cultivate millets to be launched on June 16
The initiative is about enlightened consumers getting into an understanding with ecological farmers to cultivate millets of their choice.
Women farmers want millets under NREGA; seek MSP
Indian Institute of Millet Research must focus on the “wealth of women’s knowledge on millet ecology” rather thatn on genetically modified millets.
The big bhungroo revolution
Capture rain water, thus freeing arable land from waterlogging while recharging groundwater to use for irrigation during the lean season.
How a farmers’ group is reviving the jackfruit
Pingara, run by 1000 farmers of Dakshin Kannada, employs 18 people and has the capacity to process over 400 kg of raw jackfruit a day.
An ancient art is earning modern dividends in Khasi Hills
"Their organic dyes and processing methods have now become an area of study and research for design students”
‘Seed bags’ to promote indigenous varieties in Agency
As many as 170 farmers in three of Andhra Pradesh's districts will take up sowing diverse seed varieties in half-acre of land each in kharif 2018.
Women coconut pluckers set to scale new heights
Representatives of the Angamaly block panchayat hope the initiative will not only help empower women in the local body but also offer them jobs
A farm where native wisdom is fully at work
His “unscientific’ innovations have impressed veterinarians so much that they have come to recommend them for others.