Crop Loss

Farmers of Rayalaseema, Nellore incur loss due to crop damage

The State government should come to the rescue of cyclone-hit farmers of Rayalaseema and Nellore.

published on : 16th May 2022

Centre relaxes norm for wheat procurement

Relaxing the wheat procurement norm, the Union government has allowed grains shriveled up to 18 per cent to be procured for the central pool from farmers in Punjab and Haryana.

published on : 15th May 2022

Kisan Mitra: On a mission to help farmers in distress

Heavy financial indebtedness, lack of financial support, crop loss, exploitative marketing system and an apathetic banking system are among the many reasons for farmer suicides across the country.

published on : 8th May 2022

Losses in chilli, cotton crops; Three more farmers suicide

With extensive crop losses and unable to repay their debts, three more farmers of the state have committed suicide adding to the shocking number.

published on : 9th February 2022

Smart Sampling Technique helping in timely crop loss settlements: Union Minister

SST was initiated on a pilot scheme in selected States during Kharif 2018 to assess crop loss accurately. It is being implemented since Kharif 2020 across the country for select crops.

published on : 8th February 2022

Hit by Thrips, Khammam farmers turn to dragon fruit

According to horticulture officer J Mariyanna, dragon fruit is in good demand and existing farmers are making profits between Rs 3 lakh to Rs 4 lakh per acre per year.

published on : 27th January 2022

Showers hit paddy and potato in Cuttack  

Affected by Jawad, farmers who had to wait to harvest their crops until the stormwater receded from their lands have been hit again by the unseasonal rains.

published on : 13th January 2022

Double whammy for farmers as rains, hailstorm wreak havoc 

Fields and roads were layered with hailstones while disruption in power supply since Jan 11 night threw normal life out of gear.

published on : 13th January 2022

Unseasonal rains damage standing crops, flood roads in Warangal

Meanwhile, Narsampet MLA Peddi Sudarshan Reddy along with Warangal Collector B Gopi inspected the damaged crops in the district.

published on : 13th January 2022

Delay in crop loss assessment leaves farmers high and dry in Ganjam

Although the Ganjam district Agriculture wing had submitted the preliminary loss report by mid-December, the final assessment is yet to be completed.

published on : 29th December 2021

Crop loss in Nov rainfall, floods pegged at Rs 779 cr

Crops including paddy, groundnut, cotton, bengal gram in 4,88,761 hectares affected

published on : 20th December 2021

Crop on 5.78 lakh hectare damaged by cyclone Jawad: Odisha government

Chief Secretary SC Mahapatra apprised the Central team that as per eye estimate, standing crops on more than 5.78 lakh hectare in around 131 blocks of 12 districts were severely damaged.

published on : 14th December 2021

Debt-ridden Telangana farmer ends life by consuming pesticide

On Monday morning, Hanumanthaiah left for his field on the village outskirts and his body was found by farmers in the neighbouring fields, frothing at the mouth.

published on : 14th December 2021

Odisha government seeks report on crop damage

Revenue and Disaster Management Minister Sudam Marndi said that the department has already sought damage assessment reports from the Collectors. 

published on : 7th December 2021

Odisha rains: Delay in crop damage assessment rued

Counting losses in the aftermath of cyclone Jawad-induced heavy rains, farmers of Balasore and Bhadrak have expressed discontent over delay in assessment of crop damage.

published on : 7th December 2021
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