AGRI SHOP

Farming News


Delhi air pollution cannot be blamed on Punjab Haryana Subsoil Water Act

    

It can’t be denied that one of the reasons for the air pollution in Delhi since mid-October is stubble burning in Punjab and Haryana. But there have been media reports claiming that the Subsoil Water Act enacted in the two States in 2009...

Tamil Nadu government launches onion sales through farm fresh outlet at subsidised cost

    

In the wake of spiralling onion prices, the Tamil Nadu Government has intervened by launching sale of onions through its farm fresh outlets at a subsidised cost. The State government will sell onions at Rs 30 and Rs 40 a kg, which will be less that...

Onion storage: India should explore Israel, Brazil models, says Ficci

    

India, which is currently witnessing a spike in retail onion prices, with rates goign up to ₹100/kg on tight supply, should explore low-cost modern technology models from countries like Israel and Brazil to store the commodity, industry body Ficci...

CMFRI to hold buyer-seller meet for farm products from Nov 14 -16

    

Aimed at avoiding middlemen and connecting primary producers to a wide range of buyers, the Central Marine Fisheries Research Institute (CMFRI) and Krishi Vigyan Kendra (KVK) will conduct a buyer-seller meet for food and agriculture products from November...

Don’t blame farmers for smog: M S Swaminathan

    

‘Take a cue from South, help farmers manage stubble well’ Prof. M S Swaminathan, the father of Green Revolution, has objected to people blaming farmers for the smog and high levels of pollution in New Delhi. Instead of blaming them,...

Region-specific models will help double farmer incomes

    

Rather than focussing on agricultural growth rates, it is important to develop growth models for particular regions and farmers to help improve incomes Prime Minister Narendra Modi gave a clarion call on February 28, 2016 for the doubling of farmers’...

How an AI-powered precision farming solution is helping small and marginal farmers in Kotagiri

    

Aibono helps farmers improve yield by offering solutions built using analytics, IoT and data science   The overcast sky did not deter Lakshmi, a 70 year-old native of Kookulthorai village in Kotagiri from pulling out the weeds and ensuring...

Maharashtra farmers resent over delay in assessment of damaged crop

    

While political leadership of the State is busy working on a formula to form the new government and babus still lingering in Diwali vacation, thousands of farmers lined up before government offices across the State to seek compensation for the...

Unseasonal rains spell trouble for Gujarat groundnut growers

    

Even as groundnut farmers in Gujarat are gearing up for procurement operations that are set to begin from tomorrow (November 1), the cyclonic disturbance triggered by ‘Kyarr’ and furthered by the newly-developed ‘Maha’ cyclone...

Better farming practices fetch more money for Jharkhand women

    

Till last year, female farmers in the tribal belt of Khunti district in Jharkhand sold tomatoes at throwaway prices. This year, they have reasons to smile. These farmers are earning at least 75 per cent more for tomatoes, thanks to better farm practices...

Associated Partners