Putting nature back into farming
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Corporate professionals are trying their hand at eco-farming, coaxing both health and value out of the soil
The joy of seeing a seed sprout, smelling freshly-watered soil or devouring the undulating greens with one’s eyes – all this may catch one’s fancy, for sure. But city folks are taking up farming for reasons that run deeper.Agriculture is going through a major shift. Small farm land, mounting input costs (be it for fertilisers or pesticides), unpredictable monsoon as well as increasing labour...
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