Agriculture

A unique project to support coconut farming

December 9, 2018 ecodaily 0

  Kera Gramam, an innovative agriculture project for the promotion of coconut farming covering around 250 hectares, was launched in Kattippara panchayat on Saturday. Minister for Agriculture V.S. Sunil Kumar inaugurated the project which will […]

Agriculture

Plant Genetics Matter for Organic Farmers

November 25, 2018 ecodaily 0

  Plant genetics can make a big difference in yield to organic and conventional-to-organic transitioning farmers, according to Mark Schonbeck, PhD, who presented “Plant Genetics: Breeding and Variety Selection” as a recent webinar. Organic Farming […]

Environment

Secondary forests have short lifespans

October 3, 2018 ecodaily 0

  The finding presents a major problem for large-scale restoration policy, which often focuses on commitments to restore a certain number of hectares by a given year. But the benefits of restoration depend on those […]

Environment

Can we fight food waste with plastic packaging?

October 3, 2018 ecodaily 0

  The best solution isn’t always the most intuitive, such as preventing food spoilage by increasing packaging. Particularly given the politically charged dialogue (and dogma) around plastics and plastic waste, navigating these trade-offs can be […]