Farmers belonging to the Naujawan Kisan Club on Saturday expressed concern at the interim report of the technical expert committee of the Supreme Court that has recommended a review of the benefits of
KOCHI: The draft proposals for a pesticide policy for the State have suggested a total ban on aerial spraying of pesticides and the use of red and yellow category pesticides. The draft, prepared by a team of experts constituted by the government, was recently submitted to the government, sources said. The draft recommended that some fungicides in the green category too should be removed from
Indian agriculture was mostly organic before the advent of the Green Revolution. However, the widespread adoption of nutrient-responsive and high-yielding varieties greatly promoted the use of inorganic fertilisers, weedicides and insecticides. The compulsion to grow more for food security has led farmers to overlook food quality norms and an indiscriminate use of natural resources.
ban weed killer: An environmental group in Argentina has petitioned the country