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Mobile Soil Testing Kits Distributed

Mobile soil testing kits being handed over to a farmer. Image Credit: Sangai Photo IMPHAL, Apr 16: Along with the launching of Soil Health Management Campaign, Department of Agriculture has provided mobile soil testing kits to farmers at a function held today at the Irawat Memorial Hall in Challou. As... 

Jhum: Shifting Opinions

Over three decades ago, P.D. Stracey listed a number of problems caused by slash-and-burn shifting cultivation or jhum as commonly practised by indigenous tribes in North East India. This ‘˜primitive’ form of agriculture, according to him, resulted in serious environmental problems: loss...