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Vegetable – based farming system – Enhancing gains through appropriate crop combinations

Wajih S, Singh BK, Singh AK and Srivastava A Amidst the risk of recurrent floods and prolonged waterlogging with changing climate thresholds, 265 households of small and marginal farmers in...

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Organic vegetable cultivation

A.Anandakumar Vegetable farmers in Tumkur are reaping many benefits by shifting to ecological alternatives. They are also improving farm sustainability by diversifying crops and trees on the farms. Urdigere and...

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Value addition through solar drying

Rakesh K. Warrier and Mahesh N. Lade The collective strength of women farmers is being leveraged by integrating solar drying technology with off-farm value addition of primary produce. The decentralized...

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Digital solutions for marketing

Venkat Maroju The Haryana Horticulture Department and SourceTrace digital platform collaborated bringing producers and buyers onto one common platform. The digital initiative empowers the FPOs to negotiate for a higher price...

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Urban farming initiatives

Deborah Dutta Urban spaces need to radically rethink their relationship with food in terms of production and consumption as climate change, land degradation due to industrialised farming present a serious...

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Our garden, our life

Suresh Kanna Across the world, the concept of ‘grow your own food’ is gaining popularity, especially in cities and towns. Rapid urbanization has increased the solid waste polluting our streets...

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Eco alternatives for small-holder farmers

Lakpa Sherpa and Ram Bahadur Rana Farmers are interested to adopt the alternative options to agrochemicals. Adoption of disease resistant varieties and availability of bio-pesticides have great potential to minimize...

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Producing vegetable locally

Usha S, Manju M Nair and Devika A S In the times of Covid pandemic, building immunity has gained much more importance than ever before. Farmers and citizens in Kerala...

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