Organic Farming – Pros and Cons

What is organic farming? You all might have definitely come across this word in a number of places, specially in grocery stores where one product is tagged organic, and the other isn’t. Organic farming is a form of agriculture that depends on various techniques such as crop rotation, green manure, compost and biological pest control. It is more or less similar to other…

Scuba Rice

So lets say you’re a farmer cultivating rice. And lets say that the areas under cultivation got inundated after a flood. Until 2009, all the farmers could do was to see their rice cultivation get destroyed due to it being submerged under water. As this phenomenon is out of human control, the International Rice Research…

Studying Agriculture @ Aberystwyth University

Aberystwyth University, UK has a long established reputation in the entire farming world for its teaching and research in agriculture for over 120 years. It has been the largest land-based university in UK with over 2500 acres of farm land that has now increased to 6000 acres with the acquisition of a research farm in…