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Two debt-ridden farmers commit suicide in Andhra Pradesh

A debt-ridden farmer allegedly committed suicide at Mukundapuram village in Garladinne Mandal of Ananatapur district on Friday.

published on : 20th July 2019

Hyderabad school kids develop app to help out farmers

This app monikered as Farm Tech and developed has been integrated with a computer they built that has soil moisture detector, thermostat, air moisture detector and a water pump.

published on : 20th July 2019

Farmer ends life over crop loss in Odisha's Balangir

Family sources said Dandasena was mentally stressed following crop loss on his four-acre land due to deficit rainfall.

published on : 20th July 2019

Odisha sends list of 30 lakh farmers for PM-Kisan scheme

Odisha government has provided assistance to 51 lakh farmers and is in the process of extending it to 24 lakh more.   

published on : 19th July 2019

Dry spell scare for paddy farmers in Odisha

Now if the dry spell continues for more than a week, it is apprehended that standing paddy plants may wilt due to moisture stress condition.

published on : 19th July 2019

38 farmers’ suicide not linked to crop loss, says Odisha government 

Probe by district administrations found that no case was related to crop loss or financial burden, says Agriculture Minister.

published on : 18th July 2019

Telangana CM KCR vows to find solution to issue between tribals and forest department

Telangana Chief Minister K Chandrasekhar Rao makes the promise as rift between podu farmers and officials has been widening.

published on : 18th July 2019

Farmers stage protest over delay in insurance payment in Odisha

Pradhan alleged that farmers of the district are yet to get input subsidy for crop loss due to hailstorm, cyclone Phethai and drought during 2018 kharif season.

published on : 18th July 2019

Tamil Nadu farmers want cops to register complaint against ONGC, oppose hydrocarbon exploration

Pandian, general secretary of TCFA, stated that ONGC was trying to drill for hydrocarbons in Chozhanganallur and Periyakudi villages. 

published on : 18th July 2019

Debt-ridden farmer kills self in UP's Banda

Ram Kishan hanged himself from a tree near the tubewell in his field, SDM Sandip Kumar said.

published on : 17th July 2019

‘Moo’ing towards self-reliance

As a milk-deficient State, Telangana gets most of its supply from AP, Karnataka and Gujarat

published on : 17th July 2019

Erratic rains hit farming activities in Odisha's Mayurbhanj

In areas where there is no irrigation facility, the farmers are concerned whether their paddy saplings would survive as the land is still not wet enough.

published on : 17th July 2019

Karnataka government extends deadline to repay farm loan dues

If farmers who have overdues and interests above Rs 1 lakh in cooperative banks, repayment of the same before July 31, 2019 will make them eligible for farm loan waiver up to Rs 1 lakh. 

published on : 17th July 2019

Distressed by debt burden, 2 farmers end lives in Andhra Pradesh

According to police and family members, Naik owns 2.42 acres of land and took another 10 acres of land on lease to take up cultivation.

published on : 16th July 2019

Farmers worried over scanty rainfall in Odisha's Jagatsinghpur

Paddy saplings planted on thousands of hectares of land in the district have not yet germinated owing to scanty rainfall.

published on : 16th July 2019
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