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Maharashtra Farmer


Maharashtra pushes farmers’ market scheme, allocates specific tasks to agri officials and FPCs

November 14, 2020 8:55 pm

The government issued fresh guidelines on Thursday, allocating specific responsibilities to Agriculture department officials, staffers of ATMA and FPCs to ensure quality production and timely supply of the produce in the ‘weekly markets’ in cities and towns.

Maharashtra: Sugar commissioner appoints auditors to calculate interest on late payment

January 21, 2020 1:30 am

Earlier, Shiv Sena leader Pralhad Ingole had moved Aurangabad bench of the Bombay High Court to press for payment of 15 per cent interest on delayed payment.

Producer versus Consumer: When cash returns to cows

December 19, 2019 1:05 am

Dairy farmers hope that the recovery in milk prices after more than three years of low realisations is not derailed by imports.

Maharashtra: Better irrigation, sweeter grapes make this farmer stand out

October 14, 2019 5:00 am

Micro-irrigation doesn’t only ensure that the yield of grapes increases but also improves their quality.

Satellite imagery, artificial intelligence to improve farm yields in Maharashtra

October 07, 2019 7:10 am

The Maha Agri Tech project attempts to mitigate agricultural risks by using data anlytics to plug gaps.

Spreading price information using mobile phones is increasing farmer incomes

August 26, 2019 3:08 am

Wholesale rates make or mar the lives of farmers like Khumse. But for the longest time, wholesale rates have been a monopoly of the APMC mandis.

Maharashtra: Farmer dies after 'consuming poison'

July 26, 2018 6:21 am

The farmer, identified as Jagannath Sonawane, a resident of Deogaon Rangari village in Gangapur tehsil of Aurangabad district, had allegedly consumed poison on Tuesday morning, when the agitation was being held.

A year after CM announced loan waiver, nationalised banks run out of steam

July 01, 2018 7:54 am

Faced with unprecedented protests by farmers in the first week of June last year, Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis had announced the loan waiver in July, 2017.

Marathwada farmers: Flight to sweet safety

April 05, 2018 6:03 am

The two mills together have already crushed over 9.40 lakh tonnes (lt) of cane in the ongoing 2017-18 sugar season (October-September), but managing director Bajirao Tukaram Pawase expects the final figure to cross 12 lt.

Govt cheating farmers using name of Chhatrapati Shivaji, says Vikhe-Patil

January 26, 2018 5:36 am

“From the last couple of incidents, it is clear that the farmers have to commit suicide to wake up the government. Using the name of Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj, the government is cheating with farmers,” said Patil after meeting farmer Dharma Patil, who consumed poison at Mantralaya on Monday.