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Pest attack: Centre’s charges not based on facts, claims Odisha government

After receiving a great deal of criticism from the Centre over crop damage and administrative failure to act on Central advisory on pest attack in time, the State Government on Tuesday said all accusa

published on : 15th November 2017

Onus on Odisha government for pest crisis: Union MoS for Agriculture Gajendra Singh

Continuing his attack on the Odisha Government for large scale damage of paddy crops due to pest attack and subsequent suicide of farmers, Union Minister of State for Agriculture Gajendra Singh

published on : 14th November 2017

SC issues notice to Centre over blatant use of pesticides in India

The apex court took cognizance of the matter, after a petition was filed by lawyer Prashant Bhushan, demanding a policy to regulate the use of chemical pesticides in farming.

published on : 13th November 2017

Pest politics turns murkier in Odisha

Union Minister to visit pest affected areas; Rout says the Centre violating federal norm

published on : 12th November 2017

Odisha releases Rs 137 crore farm input subsidy

Odisha Government on Friday notified 1.28 lakh hectare cropped area as pest-affected and released `137.51 crore towards agriculture input subsidy from the State Disaster Relief Fund.

published on : 11th November 2017

Odisha Agriculture University suggests six insecticide variants to save crops from pests

Authorities of Orissa University of Agriculture and Technology suspected that the pests that damaged crops in around 1.8 lakh hectares in Odisha might have developed resistance against some pesticides

published on : 10th November 2017

Union Agriculture minister to tour pest-hit areas of Odisha on November 12

Union Minister of State for Agriculture Gajendra Singh Sekhawat is coming on a two-day visit to the State on November 12 to review the crop situation as several districts.

published on : 10th November 2017

Odisha govt issues modalities, sharecroppers to get compensation for pest attack loss

Share-croppers and lessees working on deity land will also be considered actual cultivators and eligible for compensation. Privileged rayats like widow and differentially-abled will also be covered.

published on : 9th November 2017

Food poisoning: Two caterers, pesticide firm official booked in Nashik

A day after a farmer died due to suspected food poisoning and nearly 69 others fell ill, the police here has registered offences against two caterers and an official of a pesticide producing company.

published on : 9th November 2017

Garden without pests is like life without problems

Here are a few insects you commonly find on plants with methods to control their infestation and enrich the soil

published on : 7th November 2017

Odisha Government caught sleeping over e-pest system

Agriculture Department took up the e-pest surveillance and pest management programme for which it submitted a Rs 2.48 crore proposal in June.

published on : 7th November 2017

Protest fire over pest attack in Odisha refuses to die down

The agitating villagers said they have lost more than 50 per cent of the crop and demanded waiver of agriculture loan.

published on : 7th November 2017

With crop-loss and massive pest attack, Odisha’s agrarian crisis goes from bad to worse

Death has returned to the farmlands of Odisha. In last ten days, nine farmers have ended their lives over crop loss.

published on : 6th November 2017

CM Naveen Patnaik to take stock of pest attack reports in Agriculture cabinet meet today

Reports of Collectors on pest attack to be discussed; the menace severe in Bargarh district

published on : 6th November 2017

Odisha pest-attacks: National Rice Research Institute team to assess crop loss 

They are likely to study the pesticides used by the farmers to control the pest menace, while the extent of damage due to pest attack would be known after getting reports from all blocks, he said.

published on : 5th November 2017
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