Organic Cotton Means Less Water Pollution

One of the main issues associated with conventional cotton farming is that of water pollution owing to the high usage of chemical fertilizers and pesticides during cultivation. Water pollution can be minimized using organic and improved farming practices, says a study financed by clothing company C&A and conducted by the Water Footprint Network (WFN) and CottonConnect. […]

Success Stories From Organic Cotton Fields

Shri Laljibhai Ramji Patel is an organic cotton farmer who lives in Navalgadh, Gujarat with his wife and three children. Ramji started organic cotton farming in 2001-2002. And he saw the benefits sooner than he expected. Now he has even bought a television and a refrigerator for his house. According to him, there is an increase of […]

India Tops Global Organic Cotton Production

India is the highest producer of organic cotton even as global organic cotton production rose by 20% in 2009 tipping the scales at 175,113 metric tons (802,599 bales) grown on 625,000 acres (253,000 hectares), according to a new report from Organic Exchange (OE). “Organic cotton weathered the global economic storm during the 2008/09 farming season, […]

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