NCP urges supporters to observe Sharad Pawar's birthday as 'farmers' day'
Sharad Pawar who is the founder of NCP will turn 79 on December 12 this year. NCP has requested the supporters to observe Pawar's birthday as farmer's day and contribute money for the welfare of the disgruntled farmers affected by the unseasonal rains.
Grow sweet corn not maize, J&K govt advises farmers
Kashmir’s Agriculture department has also approached University of Agriculture Sciences a...
Haryana extends Cooperative loan repayment scheme for farmers
Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar has extended the last date of lump-s...
New solar power scheme to light up lives of rural farmers in Rajasthan
A solar power scheme to generate income for farmers from their unfertile land was launched last week. The proposal floated on Saturday requesting applications for setting up plants with capacity ranging from 0.5 to 2 megawatt would also benefit the discoms, and fulfil a long-standing demand of small solar power developers.
Mustard cultivation shrinks as rains make farmers turn to wheat, pulses
The sown area of mustard in Rajasthan—the largest producer of the oilseed—has shrunk to around 2.1 million hectares this winter from 2.5 million hectares a year ago. Mustard seed prices generally follow an uptrend during winters when mustard oil is widely used for body massage.
CM should now give Rs 25k per hectare to farmers: Fadnavis
Leader of the Opposition in Maharashtra Assembly Devendra Fadnavis on Sunday said Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray should now fulfil his own earlier demand of Rs 25,000 per hectare to farmers for crop damages.
Will give concrete aid for farmers: Uddhav Thackeray after cabinet meet
We have sought inputs. Farmers have not got anything, but only assurances. We want to provide concrete help to farmers," he told reporters after the meeting. "We want to ensure an atmosphere in the state wherein nobody will feel terrorized," he said.
MVA government to waive farmers' loans, ensure 80 pc jobs to locals
The programme consists of complete loan waiver to farmers in the state as well as one rupee clinic across the state, which will provide basic screening of people across the state, they said.
RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat meets grape farmers
Bhagwat’s meeting is not a sudden action as RSS leaders have been pondering over farmers’ issues for a while. The issue of stubble burning by Punjab and Haryana farmers is also being discussed, an RSS source said. One of the ideas being suggested is to incentivise farmers by converting stubble into particle boards.
Data on farmer suicide cases not published as info given by states 'untenable': Govt tells Rajya Sabha
National data on farmer suicide cases could not be published by the National Crime Records Bureau (NCRB) as the information provided by the state governments were "untenable".
From Russia, with calf-love and much moo: Gau rakshaks can learn from the spectacle of how Muscovy cows are kept happy
In a hi-tech bid to keep cows happy, Russians are equipping them with special VR spectacles.
Chandrababu Naidu slams CM Jagan, says he destroyed the concept of Amaravati
Amaravati (Andhra Pradesh), Nov 28 (ANI): Former chief minister of Andhra Pradesh and TDP chief N Chandrababu Naidu visited the site of the ...
Meghdoot review: App to help farmers manage crops better
The app gives out timely weather forecast-based agro advisories to farmers in 10 languages.
Assam government will set up 100 organic markets for selling organic products
Sonowal asked the Managing Director of Assam Seeds Corporation Limited to produce seeds to the tune of Rs. 200 crore. He also stressed on creating adequate infrastructure for seed production in the state. Sonowal also asked the Agriculture Department to ensure effective and judicious use of seeds by the farmers.
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