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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Chemicals and Breast Cancer Risk

Broadcast date: week of August 27, 2021 stream / download this segment as an MP3 file Estrogen is a female hormone produced primarily in the ovaries. From the first period until menopause, estrogen stimulates normal breast cells, but higher lifetime exposure to estrogen can increase the risk of breast cancer. …

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Unsustainable agricultural practices hampering global food production – Expert – Blueprint Newspapers Limited

ECOWAS Agriculture Commissioner Dr Ernest Aubee has expressed concern over the broken global food production system, saying it is destroying the food production system. Dr Aubee said this recently during a group presentation to a platform of journalists “Go Organic” on the theme: “Importance of ecological policies of organic agriculture …

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