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Monday, July 26, 2021



Bangladesh rice farmers invent new varieties to withstand salt, storms

July 22, 2021 2:31 pm

The farmer said his seed variety can produce up to 1,680 kg of rice per quarter hectare, more than double what he was getting from conventional varieties

Supply chain disruptions led to only 50-75% market arrivals of major produce across country

May 28, 2020 11:25 pm

In the case of some commodities, price realisations also fell alongside the dip in market arrivals, indicating more distress for the producers of these items, such as poultry and milk, vegetables and some fruits.

Explained: What is PGS, the heart of the organic food production industry?

September 24, 2019 9:53 am

PGS is a process of certifying organic products, which ensures that their production takes place in accordance with laid-down quality standards. The certification is in the form of a documented logo or a statement.

Kumaraswamy's parting gift: One-time debt waiver for poor, small farmers

July 25, 2019 8:34 pm

On Wednesday, caretaker Chief Minister HD Kumaraswamy had announced his parting gift ‘Karnataka Debt Relief Bill’, a day after losing the trust vote in the state assembly.

Maharshtra government to deploy drones to spray insecticide on cotton crop

May 23, 2018 12:52 pm

The flying machines are used extensively in the United States and other developed countries for spraying chemicals and surveillance of crops.

To manage 197 lakh tonnes padddy stubble, 'Super SMS' or incentive to farmers is the best solution: Experts

August 23, 2017 10:32 pm

In Punjab only 45 lakh tonnes of paddy straw including nearly 25 lakh tonnes of Basmati rice crop, which is used to make fodder, is being managed currently and remaining 152 Lakh tonnes paddy straw is being burnt in fields.

Haryana Anganwadi workers’ recruitment: After HC slams ‘shoddy probe’, cops start re-investigation

July 16, 2015 12:44 pm

After being pulled up by the court, the Haryana Police initiated disciplinary action under rule 7 of Haryana Civil Services (Punishment and Appeal) Rules, 1987, against DSP Sheoran.

Resowing threat looms large on 23 lakh hectares

July 16, 2015 12:22 pm

Minister says government will announce subsidies to help farmers