June 15, 2021 6:45 pm
The incident took place around 6.30 pm when Ghule was on his farms checking on the ongoing pre-sowing works on one part of the farm.
March 26, 2021 4:51 am
The issue was raised in Gujarat Assembly, on Thursday, by the Chief Whip of Opposition Congress and an MLA from Khedbrahma constituency of Sabarkantha district, Ashwin Kotwal, as a question of short notice.
October 15, 2020 6:23 am
Agricultural labour shortage is leading to these itenerant machines being used even in coarse grain crops like ragi.
September 25, 2020 7:23 am
This time round, the Narendra Modi government is taking no chances, especially with heavy rain in north Karnataka.
September 03, 2020 7:51 am
A comparative study of data on Accidental Deaths and Suicides released by NCRB shows that suicides in the agriculture sector have declined by 10% — from 11,379 in 2016 to 10,281 in 2019.
August 31, 2020 9:11 am
The “Uberisation model” could make tractor services perfectly divisible, accessible and affordable even by small holders without owning the machine.
August 17, 2020 8:55 am
The bottom line is that India needs to not only spatially integrate its agri-markets (one nation, one market) but also integrate them temporally — spot and futures markets have to converge.
July 13, 2020 6:58 am
Four new urea plants will be commissioned before 2021, and a fifth is expected in 2023. The lumpsum turnkey execution contract for the fifth plant has, incidentally, been awarded to the Chinese state-owned firm Wuhuan Engineering.
July 06, 2020 9:27 am
On the agri-imports front, the biggest item is edible oils — worth about $10 billion (more than 15 mt). This is where there is a need to create “aatma nirbharta”, not by levying high import duties, but by creating a competitive advantage through augmenting productivity and increasing the recovery ratio of oil from oilseeds.
May 25, 2020 9:07 am
The legal framework of the MGNREGA scheme does allow this on farms owned by people of SC/ST communities, and on the lands of marginal farmers.