Agriculture

Government will help Chellanam regain its lost agriculture glory: Minister V S Sunil Kumar

Agriculture Minister V S Sunil Kumar was speaking after inaugurating the ‘Agriculture Rejuvenation Programme’ at Chellanam here on Sunday.

published on : 9th December 2019

Rains pour water over hopes of paddy farmers in 210 acres

Monsoon has brought misfortune to 87 farmers in Tiruchy as 210 acres of paddy have been inundated in the past one week.

published on : 6th December 2019

Each mandal in Telangana to have two agriculture cooperative societies

While the total number of mandals have increased to 573 in the State after creation of new mandals, 81 mandals have no PACS and there is  only one PACS in 272 mandals.

published on : 5th December 2019

Onion price touches all-time high in Andhra Pradesh's Kurnool

With an all-time high of Rs 10,180 per quintal at Kurnool Agriculture Market Yard, officials say that the price may touch Rs 15,000 per quintal at the market in the coming days.

published on : 3rd December 2019

Odisha's Primary Agriculture Cooperative Societies bank integration to miss deadline

Poor internet access for online transaction of e-commerce activities is being cited as a major reason for failure to meet the December 31 deadline.

published on : 2nd December 2019

Can't provide assistance to kin of farmers who committed suicide: Parshottam Rupala in Rajya Sabha

MoS Agriculture said that the Agriculture Department of the government has taken up a number of programmes to improve the condition of farmers.

published on : 29th November 2019

Uttarakhand: Agri University teacher accused of 'calling female student home' gets clean chit

The teacher had rang her up and said ‘my wife is not home, who will cook, you come’.

published on : 22nd November 2019

Agriculture department vs farmers, whom to blame for fertiliser shortage in Tiruchy?

A renewed surge in demand has led farmers to throng to fertiliser outlets, only to find they are not available.

published on : 22nd November 2019

Class XI student from Bhubaneswar develops device for realtime check on pest attack

‘Kishan Know’, the device, functions on realtime data to detect bacteria, fungi and virus in crops using the Internet of Things (IOT) to arrive at a micro-level solution.

published on : 21st November 2019

Union Minister Parshottam Rupala praises Telangana's Rythu Bandhu scheme

He asked the Union minister of state to increase the investment support to farmers under Pradhan Mantri Kisan Samman from Rs 6,000 to Rs 10,000. 

published on : 20th November 2019

Andhra Pradesh government set to announce prices of farm produce

While the Agriculture Mission website has been launched, 207 agriculture market committees and 56 new rythu bazars will be introduced in the state.

published on : 19th November 2019

Monsoon deficit take toll on Tamil Nadu farmers in non-delta region

Thus far, the Tiruchy received an average of 190.8 mm rainfall this monsoon out of the expected 252.4 mm, recording a deficit.

published on : 18th November 2019

Works to revive Beechupally oil mill to be launched on Nov 18

Agriculture Minister Singireddy Niranjan Reddy will plant oil palm saplings at Beechupally Oil Mill on Monday and formally launch the works for reopening the closed oil mill. 

published on : 17th November 2019

India to host 8th global conference on agriculture statistics; Bill Gates to address

Agriculture Minister Narendra Singh Tomar and two ministers of state for agriculture will be present at the event, which is expected to see participation from 108 countries and over 600 delegates.

published on : 15th November 2019

Back to basics, Uttarakhand to criminalize usage of chemical fertilisers

A new law will impose Rs 1 lakh fine and a prison sentence of one year for those who violate the law including using chemical fertilizers, insecticides and pesticides in select areas.

published on : 15th November 2019
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