maize News

Amid lack of rains, Maharashtra farmers opt for short-duration crops

Rains have largely been absent in Marathwada and Vidarbha, the main belts for cotton, oilseed and pulses, where farmers have gone for bajra and maize as alternatives.

Shift to non-paddy crops: On day one of pilot project, 3,491 Haryana farmers sign-up

Government officials says that maize is the ultimate solution to replace paddy in Haryana and has various strengths such as many fold water saving, increase wheat yield, suitable for conservation and less chemical input in maize farming.


Change sweeps maize fields: Online auction, better prices

Today, maize farmers from Nabarangpur’s Raighar and Umerkote blocks, like Sarkar from Hatibeda village, are eagerly waiting for the e-auction to resume in June when the Rabi harvest starts.

Centre, Punjab told to hold meet on Maize procurement at MSP

The directions came from the division bench comprising Justices SK Mittal and Mahavir Singh Chauhan on a public interest litigation filed by Gurnam Singh and other members of the Bhartiya Kisan Union.

New seed varieties tailored to suit Kashmir’s needs

Population pressure telling on state’s land resources,agri university brings out high-yield options.

Land of milk,maize and dinosaurs

Mahisagar’s headquarters,Lunawada,was in news for the 2002 riots


No rain,cloud over paddy crop

Basmati to be sown in over one-fourth of paddy fields,farmers not keen on direct seeding

Delay in monsoon hits kharif sowing

The delayed monsoon is affecting the sowing of kharif crops with an under cultivation of these crops down by nearly 11 per cent so far.

In a Ma(i)ze

Jagdish Sharma,a marginal maize farmer in Katihar,committed suicide last month....

SKUAST develops new varieties of wheat,maize; boosts crop rotation

When scientists of Sher-e- Kashmir Agricultural University of Agriculture Science and Technology developed short duration wheat and maize...