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Introduction Radha Mohan Singh approved the creation of the National Organic Farming Research Institute (NOFRI) in Gangtok, Sikkim. Sikkim is a fully organic state, which means all agriculture in the state is chemical fertilizer/pesticide-free through state legislation. This makes the state an ideal location for further research on this practice. …

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With the rising temperatures contributing to the ongoing drought, India’s climate is far from pleasant.¬†Rainfall has already been 44% below the average thus far into the monsoon season, and as El Nino approaches, weather forecasts have started indicating¬†that a 7% rain deficit is a likely scenario; India will have a …

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A study, “Agriculture information needs of farm women: A study in State of north India,” recently published in the African Journal of Agricultural Research sought to figure out three key things: (1) to find out the socio- personal, communication characteristics of the farm women; (2) to study their information seeking …

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