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AAP member Sanjay Singh questions govt over machines to cut crops

November 30, 2019 12:42 am

Nominated member Rakesh Sinha asked the minister about the long-term plan to tackle the problem of crop burning. He said that when the crop burning takes place, there is hue and cry, but “is the government preparing any futuristic plan?” he asked.

Manipur: ICAR sounds alert over invasive 'fallarmy worm' pest

May 07, 2019 10:06 pm

“Its rapid spread is due to the female moth being a strong flier capable of flying 100 km in a night and being an exotic insect, the absence of natural enemies that could keep them under check," Indian Council of Agricultural Research stated.

Dumping plastic waste in Asia found destroying crops and health

April 23, 2019 2:25 pm

As pollution and environmental damage linked to the rise in plastic waste became known in countries like Malaysia and Thailand during 2018, protests led to tighter waste regulations and import restrictions by authorities, the study found.

Despite bumper crop, Punjab govt's wheat procurement target may witness a fall

May 06, 2016 5:49 pm

Sale of crop in Haryana among reasons for missing 120 Lakh MT initial target by 10-12 lakh MT.

KHARIF REVIEW: Satellite images to assess crop yield for insurance

May 28, 2015 7:59 am

The state government has raised the insurance cover from Rs 250 crore to Rs 1,600 crore.

Compensate flood affected farmers in J-K: CPI(M)

September 19, 2011 5:42 pm

Govt needs to study crop disease and compensate farmers accordingly,says CPI(M).

Scientists race to avoid climate change harvest

June 13, 2011 3:18 pm

The challenge is to speed up the creation of new crops more adaptable to climate change.

Less paddy likely for Central pool from Punjab this year

October 27, 2010 1:18 am

With water-guzzling paddy reeling under the onslaught of ‘water excesses’ this year...

Bumper crop this year: Pawar

July 10, 2010 4:02 am

Agriculture Minister Sharad Pawar Friday said India will have a bumper crop this year and hoped food inflation would decline further in coming weeks....

Minister orders survey to assess damage to crops

June 25, 2010 12:52 am

Strong velocity winds across the state and hailstorm in mid and high hills on Wednesday night caused widespread damage to the apple and mango crops.