Organic farming

For organic grapes, the soil is “full of life”

By Kevin Hecteman Ivo Jeramaz watches over cabernet sauvignon grapes at an organic vineyard near Yountville. Most of the Cabernet Sauvignon vines at this Grgich Hills Estate vineyard were planted in 1959. Jeramaz took over the entire organic farm about 20 years ago.Photo / Kevin Hecteman For Ivo Jeramaz, it …

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Certification agency to promote organic farming

Bombay: The state government created the Organic Certification Body (OCA) to promote organic farming. The agency, headquartered in Akola and regional offices in other cities, will grant accreditation to help farmers sell organic produce inside and outside the country. The OCA will be headed by the Secretary of Agriculture made …

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