Natural farming in Himachal brings gains, worth emulating
  • Natural farming in Himachal brings gains, worth emulating(11:20)
    By Vishal Gulati

    Shimla, Oct 24 (IANS) The Subhash Palekar Natural Farming (SPNF), a technique promoted by Padma Shri recipient Subhash Palekar in the mid-1990s with no use of fertilisers and pesticides, has led to massive input cost reduction with considerably increase in crop yield in Himachal Pradesh, officials said on Sunday.