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Now a tractor that aims to use paddy stubble as fuel

December 23, 2022 12:07 pm

Company executives disclosed that CNH has plans to power the methane LNG tractor by using crop stubble which can be a gamechanger in India where paddy stubble burning has been playing havoc with the environment

Five paddy-growing districts in Maharashtra’s Vidarbha to get 12 hours’ power supply

December 07, 2022 3:18 pm

Senior BJP minister Sudhir Mungantiwar, who hails from Chandrapur, raised the issue with Chief Minister Eknath Shinde and Deputy Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis two days ago

Punjab burnt paddy residue on nearly 15 lakh hectares, 20% in just 5 days

November 23, 2022 7:43 am

Sangrur tops the chart in farm fires where the crop residue was burnt on 1.54 LHout of 2.12 LH area which comes to 72.7% of the total rice area of the district. This is followed by Ferozepur and Barnala where 65% and 63% area was burnt, respectively.

Hidden in stubble fire numbers, a story of farmers’ love for long duration paddy

November 20, 2022 8:54 am

Punjab farmers opt for long duration, unrecommended varieties in hope of higher yield; experts say extra income negated due to additional input cost

Paddy arrival still 5% less than last year, mandi board to stop sale and purchase from today

November 17, 2022 7:50 am

It has been indicated that arrival target has been met, following which this decision was taken . However, as per the figures released by PMB, progressive arrival of paddy in mandis of Punjab was 178.10 lakh metric tonnes (LMT) as of November 15 this year while it was 186.87 LMT on the same day last year.

As most farmers picked matchstick, Malerkotla man picked their paddy stubble, made 16 lakh in a month

November 16, 2022 8:02 am

The 25-year-old farmer, Gurpreet Singh Kuthala, says he had entered into an agreement with a Sangrur-based based biofuel generation company to provide them 10,000 quintals of paddy stubble.

Crop Cutting Experiments: Results of 70% experiments show increase of 54 kg in paddy yield per hectare this year in Punjab

November 14, 2022 7:27 am

Around 70% of crop cutting experiments (CCEs) witnessed an average of 54 kg increase in the paddy yield per hectare in Punjab so far as compared to last year’s average yield,

20% of fuel used in brick kilns to be paddy straw, says Punjab government

November 14, 2022 7:18 am

This decision will give a boost to straw management and farmers will benefit financially by selling straw, Punjab's Environment, Science and Technology Minister Gurmeet Singh Meet Hayer said.

Paddy procurement down by 17 lakh tonne, but state meets 90% of 2022 target

November 13, 2022 8:57 am

As per FCI records, 162.54 LT, 169.36 LT, 176.9 LT and 165.15 LT were procured in 2019-20, 2018-19, 2017-18, and 20116-17, respectively.

Sangrur records most farm fires, but Amritsar has burnt more area

November 06, 2022 8:57 am

According to the report, till November 5, Punjab has witnessed 29,400 fire incidents against 28,792 till November 5, 2021. Last year till November 5, Punjab had witnessed 6.86 lakh hectares (16.95 lakh acres) of burnt area.