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    World Seeds Of Doubt

    Seeds of Doubt An activist’s controversial crusade against genetically modified crops. BY MICHAEL SPECTER Early this spring, the Indian environmentalist Vandana Shiva led an unusual pilgrimage across southern Europe. Beginning in Greece, with the international Pan-Hellenic Exchange...
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    Nature Sustainable Farming Catching Up In Punjab

    South Asia Post Sustainable farming catching up in Punjab By Amarjit Singh It is unfortunate that Punjab with the total area of 2.5% of area of the country consumes 18% of the pesticides consumed in the country – exclaimed one of the participants of the training camp on natural farming...
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    Sikh News Organic Farming Becoming Popular In Punjab (New Kerala)

    By Sunil Sharma, Chandigarh, Dec.9 : Organic farming is becoming popular in Punjab, the granary of India. The State has been facing serious problems due to the deterioration of soil and sub-soil water, including drinking water, due to the use of chemical fertilisers and pesticides by farmers...
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    Sikh News Organic Farming Becoming Popular In Punjab (ANI Via Yahoo! India News)

    By Sunil Sharma Chandigarh, Dec.9 (ANI): Organic farming is becoming popular in Punjab, the granary of India. The State has been facing serious problems due to the deterioration of soil and sub-soil water, including drinking water, due to the use of chemical fertilisers and pesticides by...
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    Sikh News State Pulse: Punjab: Farming Woes (Central Chronicle)

    The Punjab State Farmers Commission has recently asked the state government to make delayed-sowing of rice mandatory. The move comes at a time when agriculture in Punjab is facing its worst spell since 1970. Last year, the state recorded 1.86 per cent growth in farming. More...
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    Sikh News Punjab To Promote Basmati Contract Farming (rediff.com)

    The Punjab government has chalked out plans to promote contract farming of basmati and other long grain varieties of paddy, over 26,000 acres of land in 12 districts of the state. More...
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    Sikh News Punjab Govt To Encourage Commercial Dairy Farming (New Kerala)

    Chandigarh, June 8: The Punjab Government today finalized a plan to encourage commercial dairy farming by extensively using cross-breed cows to make dairying a financially viable proposition for farmers. More...
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