Tapping in on the growing interest among farmers, Ladakh Farmers and Producers Cooperative Limited (LFPCL), Leh and Ladakh recently inked a pact with CSIR-IHBT, Palampur for the cultivation of high-value aromatic crops like rose, marigold and mint.
The Ladakh Farmers and Producers Cooperative Limited (LFPCL) has signed an MoU with the CSIR-Institute of Himalayan Bioresource Technology to cultivate high-value aromatic crops and establish a processing unit at Ranbirpura village of Thiksay in Leh.
Shimla: With recent reports showing more than one lakh hectares of cultivated area affected by monkeys and other animals in Himachal Pradesh resulting in crop losses of up to 55% and monetary losses
In these tough times for agriculture in Northern belt on account of non-remunerative returns and increasing incidences of crop loss owing to wild animals, Himachal Pradesh is flexing its flower power. It has become the largest producer of wild marigold essential oil...