Agriculture

Fake greens create land mafia in Kodagu: Cauvery Sena

Madikeri, May 16 (Star of Mysore)- Few fake environmentalists on the pretext of conserving the ground water reserve in Kodagu are trying to establish a land mafia, alleged Ravi Chengappa, District Convenor of Cauvery Sena.
Addressing press persons at the Press Club here, Chengappa warned the land owners not to fall prey to the fake environmentalists. Read More

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Kodagu Jamma land: CM blames Congress

Bangalore, May 15 (Star of Mysore)- Chief Minister H.D. Kumaraswamy today launched a sca-thing attack on the Congress, holding it responsible for the Jamma bane land crisis in Kodagu.
Talking to media persons after a meeting with top officials and people’s representatives, the Chief Minister fumed at the Congress leaders for dubbing him ‘helpless’ in solving the Jamma crisis. Read More

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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. Read More

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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 adequate yield. Read More

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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. Read More

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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. Read More

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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. Read More

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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. Read More

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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. Read More

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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 World shops at Banani and Dhanmondi on March 30. Read More

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