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Karnataka college students grow their own crop for mid-day meal

Students of Government First Degree College, Car Street, Mangaluru, had their mid-day meal, with a great sense of achievement.

published on : 17th February 2018

Thottara brand rice to hit market in April

Thanks to the efforts of the district administration to revive paddy farming in the Thottara Puncha, Thottara brand rice will hit the market in April this year.

published on : 12th February 2018

Himachal Pradesh CM Jai Ram Thakur launches Zero Budget Natural Farming project to promote organic farming

The chief minister said the state needs to follow Prime Minister Narendra Modi's vision to increase agriculture produce and the income of farmers by the year 2022.

published on : 29th January 2018

Illegal sand mining ruins farming activities

Despite restriction from the administration, illegal sand mining is rampant on the banks of Mahanadi, Chitrotpala, Paika, Devi and other rivers in the district.

published on : 29th January 2018

Andhra Pradesh CM Chandrababu Naidu backs zero budget natural farming

The CM went around the stalls selling aqua, agriculture and other products set up by women members of DWACRA at the village and played volleyball with students.  

published on : 11th January 2018

Government mulls organic farming policy to boost agricultural 

The government is planning a new policy to promote organic farming in states, which will be aimed at boosting exports in the agriculture sector.

published on : 10th January 2018

Cashew farmers waiting to cash in

The cashew nut farmers from Panruti and Neyveli regions are a happy lot as they expect to make a decent profit after a lull of two years when most of the nuts were imported.

published on : 28th December 2017

BTech farmer endorses casuarina cloning that can reap profit in 2 years

Sathivel who holds a masters in engineering has undertaken project to distribute 1 crore saplings to the farmers

published on : 21st December 2017

No pesticide or pests in this village, Kuruchiya tribe practises traditional farming

The village has been blessed in abundance by nature because of which they don't have pests and don't even need fertilizers.

published on : 18th December 2017

Bangladesh arrests cleric over fatwa against women farming

A Muslim cleric accused of issuing a fatwa banning women from working on farms has been arrested in Bangladesh, police said Wednesday.

published on : 13th December 2017

Deadly mix: Paying with lives for profits and pest-free yield

Unscientific use of insecticides and pesticides has resulted in the deaths of many farmers growing genetically-modified cotton across the state.

published on : 10th December 2017

Kudumbashree’s group farming initiatives expand to 28,500 hectares in Kerala

Group farming initiatives led by Kudumbashree have crossed a major milestone with more than 28,500 hectares being brought under cultivation in the state.

published on : 7th December 2017

Andhra Pradesh plans big to promote organic farming

Reiterating the government’s resolve of according a high priority to food security, Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu said that many initiatives had been undertaken to improve the organic farming.

published on : 16th November 2017

Organic farming might be the answer to agricultural woes in Tamil Nadu

Apart from being safe, organic farming could also be the answer to many woes plaguing agriculture in the State. It is slowly gaining ground, and there is an urgent need for government to promote it, w

published on : 12th November 2017

Need to bring entrepreneurship in farming: Vice President M. Venkaiah Naidu

Vice President M. Venkaiah Naidu on Friday said profitability of farm sector had declined and there was a need to bring entrepreneurship in the farming process to increase it.  

published on : 11th November 2017
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