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State to keep buffer stock of urea to avoid shortage in kharif season

May 12, 2021 6:40 pm

The state has decided to have an additional buffer stock of urea to the tune of 1.5 lakh metric tonne (MT).

State wastes 30% of its fruits and vegetables

February 01, 2015 4:01 am

CM holds meeting with NABARD, his officials to work out plan to promote food processing units

Rain deficit: Crop area short of target

August 03, 2012 3:12 am

With nearly 72 per cent rainfall deficit,the Haryana farmers are staring at a major crisis as nearly 20 per cent of the area marked for paddy remains parched.

Firms found flouting CIB norms to face stern action

September 04, 2011 1:08 am

The State Agriculture Department will take action against companies found violating pollution norms by selling insecticides that are not registered with the Central Insecticide Board.

Direct paddy sowing gets good response

June 02, 2011 3:15 am

Direct sowing of paddy kicked-off in the state on Wednesday. The state Agriculture department has been encouraging the procedure so that largescale area can be cultivated — the process had started on an experimental basis a couple of years ago in the state.

Rains,strong winds damage crop

May 23, 2011 3:20 am

Badal orders special girdawari to assess damage.

A folk singer and a former soldier,both retired IAS officers

April 18, 2011 2:00 am

Candidates in Monday’s elections include two retired IAS officers.

In Mizoram’s rice bowl,oil’s well

January 28, 2011 2:24 am

While the state agriculture department introduced oil palm cultivation in 2001,Mamit rather woke up a little late.