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Punjab Farmers’ Commission


Grain mandis: These farmers are Punjab’s new-generation commission agents

April 04, 2019 12:50 am

At an average minimum support price (MSP) of Rs 1,800 per quintal — Rs 1,770 for paddy and Rs 1,840 for wheat — his 2.5 per cent commission on grain sold to government agencies works out to Rs 18 lakh.

Message of Kisan Mela: Go for small savings, education

March 14, 2014 11:01 pm

Dr Dhillon impressed upon the farmers not to increase area under basmati.

Drained by that sinking tilling

September 04, 2012 2:04 am

Punjab’s 8 lakh submersible pumps are drawing from a water table that is already depleting

Deficient monsoon dries up banana acreage

August 05, 2012 4:47 am

A rain-deficient and delayed monsoon coupled with one of the worst power crisis ever have led to a curtailed banana cultivation in Punjab this year with the area under the crop decreasing by by 100 acres from the 425 acres last year.

No rain,cloud over paddy crop

July 05, 2012 1:05 am

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