Agriculture Department

No soil testing in Anantapur district done for last 2 years

Contrary to the claims of the agriculture department, soil testing has not been done in the undivided Anantapur district for the last two years.

published on : 2nd May 2022

Agri dept’s harvest a model for farmers to take up organic farming

Though paddy cultivation has been on the rise for the past three consecutive years, the area under traditional cultivation through organic farming continues to decline.

published on : 8th February 2022

Agriculture officials move to reuse rain guns procured at Rs 29 crore

In fact, agriculture marketing authorities had issued notices to officials concerned to take possession of the rain guns from the warehouses.

published on : 15th January 2022

Odisha Agriculture Department help yet to reach Jawad-hit farmers

Even after 10 days since rains lashed the district, agricultural lands are yet to dry up as a result of which ripe paddy crops have started rotting.

published on : 16th December 2021

It’s a ‘failed season’ for cotton farmers in Tiruchy district

With the rains taking a break for the past two days, Agriculture and Farmers Welfare Department teams inspected the fields to evaluate crop damage.

published on : 1st December 2021

In revised records, Prakasam reports crop loss in 62,000 hectares

In the current Kharif season, crops in 29,321.37 hectares from 26 mandals were damaged.

published on : 24th November 2021

Crop insurance: Telangana HC summons Agriculture official

A PIL has alleged that the Telangana state government has not released its share of the crop insurance amount due to farmers who lost their crops due to incessant rains.

published on : 17th November 2021

Odisha's agriculture department looks the other way as farmers suffer

With no official information on the extent of damage to kharif crops, the only option left is the government e-governance portal Agrisnet which delivers informational services.

published on : 16th November 2021

Crops covered well & high in Tiruchy district

For the second consecutive year, enrolment under Pradhan Mantri Fasal Bhima Yojana scheme for the Special Rabi Season has received a huge response from farmers in the district.

published on : 16th November 2021

Agriculture department releases booklet on alternatives to paddy

The booklet explained that the area under paddy increased from 34.92 lakh acres in 2014-15 to 1.06 crore acres in 2020-21.

published on : 16th November 2021

Urea dispatched from Karaikal to delta districts

The Indian Farmers Fertilizer Cooperative (IFFCO) has imported around 91,000 metric tonnes of urea from China and Oman, which arrived in two shipments at Karaikal Marg Port last week.

published on : 16th November 2021

Odisha shifts focus to vegetable, fruit production

State ranks 7th in production of vegetables and 11th in fruits

published on : 24th September 2021

Farmers in Telangana's Karimnagar bid adieu to chemical fertilisers

By spreading awareness among ryots, the officials have managed to successfully bring down the use of chemical fertilisers in paddy cultivation, while keeping the production unaffected.

published on : 19th September 2021

10,560 PM-KISAN beneficiaries in Andhra's Prakasam found to be illegal

Mandal officials will serve notices on ineligible PM-KISAN beneficiaries soon to recover the total amount of Rs 6.19 crore, said S Srinivasa Rao, in-charge joint director of agriculture.

published on : 13th September 2021

1,360 hectares of paddy crop hit by rain deficit in Odisha; farmers seek divine help

As per a contingency plan, from October, farming of alternate crops would be taken up in the affected areas.

published on : 11th September 2021
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