September 21, 2021 8:34 am
Farming is best left to those who can do it well. Better fewer, but better.
July 06, 2021 10:51 pm
The central government's decision last week to bring back stock limits on pulses sent shock waves across the industry, especially as just about nine months ago, the government had amended the Essential Commodities Act, 1950 and taken off pulses and oilseeds from the list.
February 21, 2021 5:40 am
With Cabinet colleagues and chief ministers of most states joining him via video conference, the Prime Minister urged states to prepare agro climatic regional planning strategies to help farmers, and create conditions for boosting exports at the district level.
February 10, 2021 9:07 am
Weather-enabled bumper production in India and ongoing global price recovery could provide opening for resolving farm crisis.
April 22, 2020 4:27 pm
Drip irrigation, rainwater harvesting helps farmers grow mango, Arjun, lemon grass on previously uncultivable land.
October 17, 2019 12:42 am
The main reason for rejecting the DCT (as opposed to DBT) option was the belief that paying market price for fertilisers upfront would result in additional financial burden.
September 16, 2019 9:37 am
Government could give fertiliser subsidy directly to farmers and let them decide if they want to practise zero budget natural farming or use chemical-fertilisers.
August 29, 2019 8:22 am
The Modi government is readying a plan to pay fertiliser subsidy directly to farmers through e-wallets.
August 05, 2019 3:54 am
Helping farmers produce solar energy can help realise the government’s target of doubling farmers’ incomes.
July 04, 2019 12:34 am
Moving agriculture from State to Concurrent list can produce gains similar to that from GST