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http://epaper.newindianexpress.com/321434/The-New-Indian-Express-Hyderabad/15-08-2014#page/17/2 New Indian Express, 15th August, 2014
FARMER’S NOTEBOOK SM. J. PRABU Special ArrangementAbout six inches distance from the sapling a plastic pipe is buried and s mall pebbles are put into it. Photo: Special Arrangement During summer, the field is ploughed and furrows (one foot depth) are made.
by Priyanka Pulla http://forbesindia.com/article/real-issue/andhras-pesticidefree-farming-an-inconclusive-experiment/38018/0 The Andhra government’s department of rural development has implemented pesticide free farming on 30 lakh acres. But agricultural scientists say their methods are unproven and not as effective as claimed Image: Photographs by Harsha Vadlamani for Forbes India Fatima
0 Comments Author(s): Indrajit Bose @boseindrajit Date:Mar 1, 2012 ‘Erratic rainfall and rising input costs forcing farmers to migrate’ “Unable to clear a loan of Rs 2 lakh, my son committed suicide. I had to sell my ancestral house and cattle to repay the