August 31, 2021 11:26 pm
Soybean farmers are especially confident of a bumper crop with the state reporting an all-time high of sowing on 45-lakh hectare of land.
July 13, 2021 7:56 am
Given moisture stress, farmers have stopped their sowing activities. All major kharif crops have recorded lower sowing as compared to last year.
June 21, 2021 2:27 am
Agriculture centres across 355 talukas have directed farmers to wait for a while to ensure adequate showers.
June 14, 2021 1:38 am
According to the NABARD status report of 2021-22, "There should be one bank branch for a population of 6,734." However, at present, this ratio is not a reality in many rural areas of Maharashtra.
May 27, 2021 2:37 am
Ahead of the Kharif season, Shetti talks to The Indian Express about the challenges confronting farmers due to the second wave of Covid-19
February 17, 2021 9:23 pm
In its order, the power company said such farmers, who have unpaid bills till September 20, 2020, can pay off the amount in the next three years.
January 30, 2021 10:56 pm
The move aims to allow growers get timely finance for value chain management and develop agriculture infrastructure.
December 29, 2020 12:05 am
This comes even as the average traded price of onions in various markets of Nashik, in Maharashtra, is hovering around Rs 2,500 per quintal, with retail prices ranging from Rs 30 to Rs 40 per kg.
November 10, 2020 10:41 pm
Farmers who own not more than two hectares of land, have adopted both rain-fed and irrigated farming methods, and have suffered at least 33 per cent loss to their standing crop due to floods and excess rain will be considered for the compensation.
October 21, 2020 12:34 pm
“The crops and orchards are damaged due to various reasons. But it is very difficult for the farmers to get compensation from the insurance companies. The Centre should draw up permanent measures on this,” Thackeray said.