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Farm equipment boost to agro service centres

At a recent review meeting, Secretary of Cooperation Department Ranjana Chopra expressed concern for nongrounding of the scheme.

published on : 18th October 2018

Agri Clinic plan remains a non-starter 

The issue was raised during a recent review of the progress achieved in the establishment of Agro Services Centres in the State.

published on : 9th October 2018

Tough action mooted against illegal conversion of farmland

The revenue officials are facing tough time due to the illegal conversion of agricultural land into residential plots by land owners.

published on : 8th October 2018

‘Pest Scouts’ deployed to assist farmers by Odisha government

One or two students will be deployed in a block and attached with the Assistant Agriculture Officer (AAO).

published on : 2nd October 2018

EU's Brexit chief Michel Barnier puts Commission ambition on hold

Barnier, a 67-year-old former French agriculture minister, has taken the lead in drawing up terms for Britain's European divorce with representatives of Prime Minister Theresa May's government.

published on : 28th September 2018

BJP Mahila Morcha to intensify stir

The Morcha has decided to stage demonstration in all the district headquarters to press their demand for sacking of Maharathy from the Council of Ministers.

published on : 28th September 2018

If not agriculture minister, farmers at least know about agricultural schemes: Minister Radha Mohan Singh​

Attacking the previous government for neglecting the farming community, Singh said the NDA government, on the other hand, has given a top priority to the welfare of farmers.

published on : 27th September 2018

Agriculture Department to roll out programme to promote farming in capital

The Agriculture Department is launching a major initiative to help state capital Thiruvananthapuram restore its former glory as an agriculture-rich district.

published on : 27th September 2018

IBM looks to partner with government bodies, banks for agri solutions

The US-based company launched 'Watson decision platform for agriculture' globally, eyeing the USD 2.4-trillion agriculture market.

published on : 25th September 2018

Need to blend subsidy with investment to enhance agriculture sector growth: Arun Jaitley

Talking about the growth, Jaitley said India has grown at reasonable pace in the last quarter century.

published on : 18th September 2018

Nedumangad block panchayat takes organic route

Christened ‘Vallam Nira,’ the project is aimed at making the families in the block panchayat limits self-sufficient in vegetable farming and floriculture.

published on : 17th September 2018

Kerala Agriculture Minister Sunil Kumar attacks top bureaucrat

Sunil Kumar of the CPI told the media that Additional Chief Secretary P.H. Kurien should not speak at the expense of the state government.

published on : 8th September 2018

Angry onion farmers dump produce on road

Nearly 40 lorries and 300 tractors carrying onions have been arriving at the Kurnool Agriculture Market daily for the past 15 days. Onion is cultivated in 25,000 hectares in the district. 

published on : 7th September 2018

Fertiliser sector counts losses as floods erase subsidy trail 

As the fertile top soil has been washed away, experts feel the soil needs to be tested and sufficient quantities of organic manure, major and minor nutrients applied.

published on : 7th September 2018

Bumper harvest to blame for onion glut

Farmers from Bellary, Raichur, Siruguppa and other parts of Karnataka and Mahabubnagar in Telangana are also bringing their onion produce to Kurnool market hoping for a better price

published on : 4th September 2018
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