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Cheers for cherry lovers with bountiful Himachal crop

May 27th, 2012 - 2:40 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, May 27 (IANS) Cherry lovers can expect a good supply of the luscious fruit this season. Good production of red cherries has once again brought cheers on the faces ... Read more...

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Tirumala Diary to set up India’s largest diary plant

December 14th, 2011 - 9:36 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Dec 14 (IANS) Tirumala Diary, one of south India's largest and fastest growing private dairies, plans to set up the country's largest integrated diary plant in Andhra Pradesh with ... Read more...

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Haryana to study Israel’s use of brackish water

April 13th, 2011 - 7:04 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, April 13 (IANS) Haryana will study Israel's water conservation practices and the use of brackish water for agricultural purposes, Chief Minister Bhupinder Singh Hooda, who is leading an official ... Read more...

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USDA Sued By Environmentalists For Recommending Genetically Altered Crops

September 13th, 2010 - 7:52 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Sep 13, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The USDA is in trouble after the environmentalists protesting against genetically modified sugar-beets allowed by the agency sued it earlier this week. The lawsuit states that ... Read more...

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Organic strawberries ‘are more nutritious’

September 2nd, 2010 - 2:10 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sep 02 (ANI): Scientists have revealed that organic strawberries are both tastier and better for health.Naturally produced strawberries also have a longer shelf life and a richer, fruitier flavour, according to ... Read more...

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UAE to have 40 organic farms by June 2011

August 3rd, 2010 - 11:56 pm ICT by IANS
Dubai, Aug 3 (IANS/WAM) The United Arab Emirates is planning to create another 23 organic farms by June 2011, raising their number in the country to 40. "We will commence work in ... Read more...

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Sweet cherries gone sour for Himachal growers

May 30th, 2010 - 3:00 pm ICT by IANS
By Vishal Gulati Shimla, May 30 (IANS) A bumper sweet cherry crop this year has gone sour for farmers in Himachal Pradesh. The high yield has pushed prices so low that growers ... Read more...

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‘Biodiversity benefits of organic farming are small’

May 6th, 2010 - 5:21 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 6 (ANI): A new research from the University of Leeds has suggested that organic farms may be seen as wildlife friendly, but the benefits to birds, bees and butterflies don't ... Read more...

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Bangalore’s farm fair promotes organic farming

November 21st, 2009 - 7:08 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Nov 21 (IANS) Experts at the ongoing Krishi Mela or agricultural fair here are trying hard to convince farmers of Karnataka about the benefits of switching to organic farming, which is ... Read more...

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Scientists make ‘thermometer’ to assess Earth’s health

October 2nd, 2009 - 3:37 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, October 2 (ANI): Scientists at Tel Aviv University (TAU) in Israel have developed what is literally a 'thermometer' for the Earth, which would assess the health of our planet.Known as the ... Read more...

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Three kinds of organic food (To go with Health, environment, taste drive appetite for organic food)

June 4th, 2008 - 10:40 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 4 (IANS) Three kinds of farms in India produce organic food: * Traditionally organic - farms that follow traditional agricultural practices and have never used chemical pesticides or fertiliser. ... Read more...

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Organic milk lowers heart disease and cancer risk

May 28th, 2008 - 1:25 pm ICT by admin
London, May 28 (ANI): Organic milk may cut the risk of developing heart disease and cancer as compared to the normal milk from dairy farms, according to a new study.The ... Read more...

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