India: Organic farming takes shape in Bengal

Kolkata : With an eye to frame an organic farming policy, Bengal agriculture department, food processing industries, and horticulture department have started organic farming activities across the state.

The food processing industries and horticulture department has asked the rural agricultural farms to begin organic farming and assured them of technical assistance as well as help in promotion and marketing. The department will supply greenhouses and pack houses along with organic fertilizers. It will also provide cars to transport those farm products to the markets.

The department is also taking up organic farming at its own farms.

Source: Hortidaily

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