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HP Guv, CM urge farmers to adopt natural farming for better future

Press Trust of India  |  Shimla 

Governor and urged the farm community to shun their old perceptions and adopt the wholeheartedly.

They spoke at a conference on organised by the Agriculture Department here today.

Thakur said overdose of fertilisers resulted in soil degradation and rendered fields barren. He said these also adversely affected the health of people.

The is now leaving no stone unturned to ensure effective promotion of natural farming, the said, adding that Rs 25 crore has been allotted for promotion of

More than 430 officers of the Agriculture Department and farmers of all the districts of the state attended the conference.

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First Published: Wed, August 08 2018. 21:15 IST