The Union Minister for Agriculture Radha Mohan Singh (left) presenting the memento to Prime Minister Narendra Modi at the 86th Foundation Day of ICAR and ICAR award presentation ceremony, in New Delhi. Author Narendra Modi https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:PM_Modi_at_the_86th_ICAR_Foundation_Day.jpg
Guest essay by Eric Worrall
India’s agriculture minister Radha Mohan Singh has publicly suggested that Indian farmers should deal with the stress of climate change, and create positive energy to enhance their crop yields, by practicing “yogic farming”.
According to the BBC;
The Indian agriculture minister has said his government is supporting “yogic” farming to “empower seeds with the help of positive thinking”.
Radha Mohan Singh said it would help improve yield and soil fertility and contribute to making India prosperous.
More than 50% of India’s population depends on agriculture for a living.
But farming in India has been going through a crisis in recent years with thousands of farmers killing themselves in despair…
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