Agriculture

Govt to acquire Jamma Malai lands in Kodagu

NewIndPress.com | Thursday February 15 2007| SOMWARPET: The State Government will acquire the Jamma Malai lands in Kodagu district and will send a proposal to the Union Government under CAMPA developmental works action plan and will take steps to provide compensation if the Union Government releases funds, said Forest Minister C Chennigappa. He informed this…

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KODAGU EXPECTING GOOD COFFEE YIELD: PRICES GIVE HOPE TO GROWERS

Star of Mysore | (KBM& NMG)- The Coffee Board had estimated that the coffee yield in Kodagu for the year 2006-07 may reach 1,13,375 metric tons. This would be 10,165 metric tons more than last year. The main commercial crop of the District, coffee has been rejuvenating the growers since the past two years with…

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Coffee Planters woes continue

Newindpress | SOMWARPET: Coffee, the lifeline of Kodagu district, is losing its shine slowly due to incessant rainfall and increased borer disease. In the State, nearly three lakh people depend upon the industry. Somwarpet, the largest arabica coffee growing taluk in the country has also been suffering because of the borer disease. Six decades back,…

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Coffee Planter commits suicide.

Another one bites the dirty dust,and they say alls well in the coffee heartland of India.  Worried over heavy borrowing, a person committed suicide at Somwarpet. According to police,G.S.Lingaraju, 45, committed suicide by hanging inside an estate. Lingaraju was reportedly missing since 12th of June. An estate worker found a decomposed body in a hanging position from…

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KARNATAKA’S 3 CROPS GET GI CERTIFICATION (orange of Coorg, Beetle vine of Mysore and plantains of Nanjangud will get Intellectual Property Rights)

Three crops in Karnataka have received Geographical Indication Registration (GI) certificate. Orange crops in Coorg, Beetle vine of Mysore and plantains of Nanjangud will enjoy the Intellectual Property Rights, which identifies a product as originating from a specific region. The certification will also prevent exploitation of these crops, as the growers will have the ownership.…

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Coffee farmers cry foul

 Coffee farmers from Meru have accused the Government of failing to initiate reforms in the industry. About 200 farmers’ representatives attending a training in Meru Town, organised by the Coffee Board of Kenya, blamed Agriculture minister Kipruto arap Kirwa and his co-operative counterpart, Njeru Ndwiga, of messing up the coffee sector. They censured the two…

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A coffee cup worth thousands of dollars,oooooooooo.

Ottawa — A discarded coffee cup found to be worth thousands of dollars in a fast-food chain contest has stirred up a storm in Canada as two girls fight over ownership of the prize-winning item. According to reports, a 10-year-old girl found a prize-winning Tim Horton’s coffee cup in the rubbish at her Montreal school,…

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Esha Deol opens a coffee shop in Dhaka

Hindi film actress Esha Dharmendra Deol flies from Mumbai to Dhaka on March 29 to open a coffee shop named Coffee World in the capital, reports UNB. Esha, daughter of famous Hindi film idols Dharmendra and Hema Malini, will open the Coffee World at Banani on March 30. Scholastica Group will set up two Coffee…

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Coffee reduces risk of pancreatitis

LIVERPOOL, England, March 13 (UPI) — Scientists at the University of Liverpool say they have figured out how coffee reduces the risk of alcohol-induced pancreatitis. Pancreatitis, which can cause severe abdominal pain, is often triggered by alcohol consumption which causes digestive enzymes to digest part of the pancreas, researchers said. Professors Ole Petersen and Robert…

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Coffee really is a quick fix

By Sam Lister Daily Post Staff AFTER one too many tipples the night before, a big pot of coffee is the hangover cure favoured by many. But it seems craving a caffeine fix can actually help repair some of the damage caused by having too much to drink. Scientists at the University of Liverpool have…

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