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Agriculture

Jun 01, 2020 22:38
The high-level committee has recommended formation of a farmers’ commission, notification of the state’s agriculture policy, interest subsidy to industry on loans for working capital and a social security scheme for workers in unorganized sector and industry to boost the economy. read more
Jun 01, 2020 17:55
The announcement came as the June-to-September monsoon for 2020, predicted by the India Meteorological Bureau to be normal, made its onset over Kerala, its first port of call in the Indian mainland, on June 1, as predicted. read more
May 28, 2020 23:55
The locusts next destinations will be determined by the wind direction. read more
May 28, 2020 17:26
The minister has asked farmers to make loud noises, bang utensils, spray chemicals and pesticides and create smoke in a bid to deter the insects from attacking standing crops. read more
May 25, 2020 13:45
The CM instructed Agriculture, Forest and Cooperative departments to present a proposal in the next meeting of the cabinet to include lac and other such profit-yielding produce in agriculture. read more
May 22, 2020 23:32
The locusts have to be prevented from breeding otherwise they will pose a threat to the kharif crop, said an expert. read more
May 05, 2020 23:50
The Centre has given several exemptions to the rural and agricultural sector from the lockdown -- including all farming operations and mandis. This has definitely helped maintaining continuity in the supply chain, says Union minister Narendra Singh Tomar. read more
Jan 12, 2020 23:37
Rajasthan chief minister Ashok Gehlot directed the state’s disaster management and relief department to start payment of compensation to affected farmers in two days. read more
Oct 23, 2019 17:03
“In a move to increase farmers’ income, the Cabinet has increased the minimum support price (MSP) of rabi (winter-sown) crops for the current year,” said Information and Broadcasting Minister Prakash Javadekar. read more
Oct 11, 2019 09:50
While rain would normally cheer the agricultural heartland, the monsoon was erratic and has left many crops damaged. read more
Oct 08, 2019 13:37
To increase soil fertility, cow dung manure was commonly used. Cow dung manure always increases fertility and keeps the soil healthy, Prof Tripathi said, adding that this has now been proved in several researches. read more
Sep 27, 2019 10:02
Niti Aayog said that India needs its own annual “agricultural outlook”, which refers to an economic forecasting system to assess demand and supply situations to avoid seasonal rise in prices of food items, such as onions. read more
Aug 30, 2019 09:27
Several farm workers and a couple of volunteers who heard about the loose pigs trudged up and down the dirt road hill Thursday trying to drive any pigs back into the Sugar Mountain Farm in Orange. read more
Aug 16, 2019 11:28
India essentially is a rural nation, where agriculture, horticulture, handicrafts, fisheries, poultry, and dairy are the major contributors to the rural economy. Yet, the contribution of agriculture has been dwindling, creating a space for inequalit... read more
Aug 09, 2019 15:35
Under the PM Kisan Maan Dhan Yojana, any farmer between 18-40 years can register himself for the pension scheme and on completion of 20 years, he or she will get a monthly pension of Rs 3000. read more