University of Agricultural Science urges tobacco growers to adopt other crops
Nearly 50 tobacco-growing farmers from Mysuru, Belagavi and other regions took part in the consultation where adopting alternate crops like sugarcane, maize, pulses and millets was discussed.
Farmers' body writes to PMO, finance ministry against WHO recommendation to replace Tobacco
FAIFA has made a case that the recommendation of the World Health Organisation (WHO) is unscientific and there are no benefits of other crops replacing tobacco cultivation.
Unknown disease ruins paddy crop, dashes farmers’ hope in Odisha
They reported that the tip of their paddy crops first turned pale after which the entire plant got damaged.
Scientists find Indian farmers adapted to temperature change for rice, maize
The researchers suggested two ways by which the crops could adapt - the farmers could change their management practices or the varieties themselves be sturdier.
Hailstorm damages houses, crops in Nabarangpur and Koraput districts of Odisha
The hailstorm’s severity led to the accumulation of ice pellets on a massive scale. Hundreds of vehicles had to wait for hours on the Jeypore-Nabarangpur highway, till the road was cleared.
Tamil Nadu: e-NAM successful in providing better prices to tomato farmers
However, in most cases, the tomatoes are priced poorly and the farmers are exploited by middlemen.
Odisha: Untimely rain affects crops in Koraput
Farmers of Jeypore, Dasmantpur, Borigumma, Pottangi, Laxmipur, Nandapur, Semiliguda, Lamtaput and others alleged that their crops got damaged due to the unprecedented rains.
Thanjavur procures 22,000 tonne less samba, thalady this year
Officials of the Tamil Nadu Civil Supplies Corporation (TNCSC) attribute the dip in the figure to farmers opting to sell their produce to private traders for better rates.
Rains damaged crops: BJP seeks financial aid for farmers in Delhi
Sachdeva said in his letter that thousands of farmers in the national capital have suffered because the unseasonal rains damaged their crops.
Untimely rains, hailstorms damage 20 per cent of mango crop in country, says ICAR
Since the last few days, unseasonal rains, hailstorms and gusty winds due to the western disturbance have impacted both foodgrain and horticultural crops in some parts of the country.
Rain-soaked groundnuts dampen hope of farmers
Following rains, large tracts of groundnut crops in the district are lying destroyed. Akshya Jena, a groundnut farmer of Kendrapara said,
Mid-march snowfall in Jammu and Kashmir's Doda leaves fruit growers worried
The unseasonal snowfall and the sudden dip in temperature have done a lot of damage to the fruit-bearing trees.
Standing rabi crops damaged in Maharashtra's unseasonal rainfall
The hailstorm and unseasonal rainfall damaged and flattened the ready-to-harvest crop of rabi in Maharashtra. Besides, six people also died in this hailstorm in the state.
Unseasonal rains damage crops in over 20,000 acres
The untimely rain, accompanied by gales, led to a large number of mango trees being affected at Madapur village of Ganneruvaram mandal.
Budworm infestation back to haunt jasmine farmers in Tiruchy, say half their produce hit
When enquired, a block level horticulture official clarified that it was budworm infestation at work.
Central Madhya Pradesh worst hit from hailstorm
According to initial reports that due to the unseasonal rain coupled with hailstorm and high-velocity winds on March 6 evening,
Inadequate rains: 15-30 percent of Rabi crops damaged in Himachal
In five districts of Bilaspur, Hamirpur, Mandi, Shimla and Sirmaur up to 33 per cent of Rabi crops have been damaged.
Economic crisis in the offing? Bet on our villages seeing India through the worst of it
Much of India’s economic stability, despite the rupee depreciating to below 82 against a resurgent dollar, has been attributed to healthy rural economic growth.
Climate change to hit India’s food bowl
These disruptions to crop production are expected to cause price spikes in India, threatening food affordability, food security, and economic growth.
Heavy rains damage 37000 hectares of farmland across Telangana
As many as 39,000 farmers affected across State; most of the damage caused in Peddapalli, Karimnagar, Kamareddy, Suryapet, Jagtial and Jangaon districts
Vizhinjam seaport protests: Police station attack was with 'ulterior intention', says Kerala CM
'The Kashmir Files' controversy: Apologies if my remarks were interpreted differently, says Nadav Lapid
Will fight again, against what is wrong: Bilkis Bano on remission given to her rapists
Tamil Nadu amended law that allows Jallikattu seeks to prevent cruelty on animals: State tells SC
India dismisses China's concerns on military exercise with US in Uttarakhand
'Bazball' powers England to new first-day record against Pakistan in 1st Test