Tuesday, Feb 07, 2023



Chhattisgarh: Baghel government starts buying cow urine at Rs 4 a litre

July 31, 2022 3:56 am

The Chhattisgarh government on Thursday expanded the ambit of its Godhan Nyay Yojana and decided to procure cow urine at Rs 4 per litre.

Fertiliser crunch looms: High global prices, no new import contracts

April 15, 2022 6:55 am

Supply squeeze mainly in phosphatic and potassic nutrients, ahead of kharif planting season.

Govt plans $19 billion fertilizer subsidy to placate angry farmers: Report

January 17, 2022 5:40 pm

The increased spending comes ahead of crucial local polls and amid efforts by the ruling Bhartiya Janata Party to win over farmers after facing massive protests against new laws that have since been scrapped.

Fertiliser crisis shouldn’t be wasted: Let farmers think beyond DAP and MOP

October 18, 2021 9:05 am

The government should also use the current supply crisis to wean away farmers from applying too much high-analysis fertilisers.

Fertiliser shortage looms as global prices skyrocket

August 06, 2021 7:49 am

Supply crunch may hit during rabi season ahead of UP, Punjab polls.

Pesticide, fertilizer dealers observe daylong strike across Punjab

February 10, 2016 8:25 am

The notification was issued in November 2015 in which dealers were told to get B.Sc Agriculture degrees in next two years if they want new license or renewal of licenses.

Down to Earth: Dr Satish Narula

October 04, 2012 3:54 am

The accompanying picture shows two things — the mass effect and the contrasting combinations.

Down To Earth

August 11, 2011 3:15 am

There is an array of winter annuals,but there are many that bloom during spring. Bryophyllum or patharchat is one such plant.

Organic food has ‘no health benefits’

July 30, 2009 10:20 am

Organically produced foods are not nutritionally superior to conventionally produced foodstuffs,according to researchers.