Organic fertiliser in beautiful Bhutan

Organic fertiliser in beautiful Bhutan

President Gotabaya Rajapaksa’s detractors are not relenting in their opposition to the organic fertiliser project. They say it’s ‘chemical phobia’ and are in the process of whipping up some of the rural cultivator community in protest against the new policy. Phobia or not is not the point. This is also about organic farming. Now, nobody […]

Zimbabwe: Cottco to Open All Six Ginneries

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Business Reporter The Government has directed The Cotton Company of Zimbabwe (Cottco) to open all six of its ginneries across the country to address the shortage of wool packs bedevilling the cotton industry. Four more toll ginning facilities in various parts of the country are also expected to be opened to receive cotton from farmers […]

Rise in fuel prices also taking a toll on hilsa – Social News XYZ

Rise in fuel prices also taking a toll on hilsa

By Saibal Gupta Kolkata, July 18 (SocialNews.XYZ) The spiralling prices of petrol and diesel in the last one year is not only taking the famous hilsa fish out of the reach of the middle-class Bengalis, but it is also having a far-reaching effect on the population of this ‘silver queen of the river’. The steep […]

20-inch-tall cow may be the shortest bovine on Earth – California News Times

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According to news reports, thousands of visitors flock to a small farm in Bangladesh to see what the shortest cow in the world is. A fully grown 23-month-old Bhutanese cow, Lani has recently been crowded despite local COVID-19 restrictions. “I’ve never seen anything like this in my life,” said visitor Lina Begum. BBC news.. According […]

Minister has no concern for farmers and their interests: United Kisan Morcha

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Delhi: The United Kisan Morcha, a farmers’ organisation that has been agitating against the Centre’s 3 agricultural laws for the past 7 months, told The Centre’s New Minister of State for Agriculture and Farmers Welfare, Shobha Karandlaje, “There is a need to update the farmers’ movement first before singing the old tune.” Last Saturday, the Kisan […]