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Labour shortage hits farm work in Jeypore

Taking advantage of the situation, labourers who are still willing to work are exploiting farmers by enhancing their wage on a par with labourers in Punjab and Haryana.

published on : 10th December 2018

‘Nel’ Jayaraman, Tamil Nadu agriculturalist who fought to save native paddy varieties, passes away

Nel Jayaraman followed the footsteps of his late mentor Nammalvar and worked tirelessly to promote the cause of preserving native paddy seeds. 

published on : 6th December 2018

Role of Odisha women in farming hailed

Director of Central Institute of Freshwater Aquaculture (CIFA) Bindu R Pillai on Tuesday hailed the role of women in farming and aqua culture.

published on : 5th December 2018

Jharkhand to sign MoUs with Patanjali on agriculture

Jharkhand government has also planned to set up a Centre for Excellence in collaboration with Israel for training of farmers from the state

published on : 30th November 2018

Agriculture Ministry makes U-turn on demonetisation impact on farm sector

Official sources said the earlier report was based on the statement of the Chairman of the National Seeds Corporation which did not take into account seed distribution by various other channels

published on : 27th November 2018

Odisha government takes steps to protect farmers

They have been asked to send their action taken reports to the Directorate within two weeks.

published on : 25th November 2018

Agricultural package launched for flood-hit farmers of Choornikkara 

A comprehensive agricultural package to help the farmers of Choornikkara, who are yet to recover from the aftermath of the floods that hit them hard in August, was launched here on Saturday.

published on : 25th November 2018

Agriculture sector aims to attract Rs 1,500 crore at global investors meet

The state contributes 4.5 per cent to India’s foodgrain production, 3 per cent to India’s vegetable production and 5.5 per cent to India’s fruit production.  

published on : 24th November 2018

BJP top brass does not allow Goa CM Manohar Parrikar to quit: State minister 

Goa Forward Party chief and Agriculture Minister Vijai Sardesai has hinted on the administration weakening ever since the Goa Cm has been hospitalised.

published on : 23rd November 2018

Cultivating a love for farming 

A decision has been taken to give the paddy cultivated from her to the farmers of flood-affected Kuttanad.

published on : 23rd November 2018

Farmers march to Azad Maidan in Mumbai demanding for loan waiver, to meet CM Fadnavis in evening

Earlier in March this year, around 25,000 farmers under the banner of All India Kisan Sabha carried out a protest march, demanding a complete farm loan waiver.

published on : 22nd November 2018

Post Kerala floods, Agriculture Department is on insurance campaign

For instance, the amount provided by the government per banana tree if it suffered damage in calamities is `100.

published on : 22nd November 2018

Odisha government warns action on paddy procurement agencies for failure in MSP payment

The State Government has asked cooperative agencies to upload purchase data and keep tab of signatures, failing which stringent action will be taken.

published on : 22nd November 2018

Rs 800-crore agriculture projects still on paper after three years

According to official sources, Nanchil Technologies Private Limited had signed an understanding with the State government to set up a food processing park at Kanniyakumari.

published on : 22nd November 2018

Agriculture minister Radha Mohan refutes media reports that ministry accepted Demonetisation affected farmers

The Union minister tweeted that the story of agriculture ministry accepting that farmers were unable to purchase seeds due to unavailability of cash.

published on : 21st November 2018
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