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Cow Urine Kills Farm Pests in India's First Fully Organic State

India has 650,000 organic farmers—more than any other nation.

Nimtshreng Lepcha seeps medicinal leaves in cow urine and sprays the brew over his tomatoes. It’s the main way pests are repelled on his farm in the Himalayan foothills and across the northeastern state of Sikkim, the first in India to go fully organic.

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