FERTILISER

Odisha farmers allege traders of creating artificial urea scarcity

While the price of urea is fixed at Rs 266.50 per 45 kg bag remained unchanged in the last three years, the same is being sold at Rs 300-500 per bag.

published on : 8th August 2022

Odisha farmers feel fertiliser shortage pinch during Kharif cultivation season 

The fate of a large number of farmers hangs in balance as fertiliser has become a scarce commodity during the cultivation season of kharif paddy.

published on : 8th August 2022

Discounts drive up India’s fertiliser imports from Russia in current fiscal

Fertilisers are being offered at a discount of anywhere between 10 to 25 per cent from Russia as a result of which nearly 20 per cent of the fertiliser imported between April and July came from Russia

published on : 7th August 2022

Artificial scarcity of fertilisers affecting farmers in Koppal district?

Meanwhile, fertiliser traders in the open market are fleecing farmers, citing the ‘unavailability’ of fertilisers.

published on : 4th August 2022

Enough fertiliser rake points in Odisha: Centre

He said notification of new rake points by railway administration is considered on receipt of demand.

published on : 1st August 2022

Rent out drones at affordable cost to spray nano urea, Nagapattinam farmers urge State government

Farmers from the district requested the agriculture engineering department to buy and rent out drones at nominal prices for the convenient application of nano urea.

published on : 1st August 2022

Fertiliser scarcity fuels concern amid kharif work in Odisha's Sambalpur district

Farmer leader Ashok Pradhan said that DAP is applied by farmers during the transplantation stage of the paddy for nutrition, fertility and proper growth of the plant.

published on : 24th July 2022

Fertiliser supply to India hit by Ukraine war

Urea and complex fertiliser prices have increased.

published on : 15th July 2022

Enough fertiliser stock for Kuruvai cultivation: Tamil Nadu Agriculture Minister MRK Panneerselvam

A total of 27,340 tonnes of urea, 10,010 tonnes of DAP, 6,160 tonnes of potash, and 9,840 tonnes of complex fertilisers have been supplied to farmers so far. 

published on : 8th July 2022

Stop dumping, burning of waste on roadside, say Tiruchiites

Residents said several complaints filed with the corporation officials in this regard have gone in vain.

published on : 29th June 2022

Teacher questions Union Minister on supply of fertilisers, suspended

The education department has suspended teacher Kushal Patil from Hedapura village of Aurad taluk in Bidar district. Sources explain that he is being punished for questioning the politician.

published on : 23rd June 2022

Andhra Pradesh's newly-formed Palnadu district turning its trash into 'gold'

According to official data, the decomposed product contain 1.3-2 per cent nitrogen, 0.5-1.5 per cent of phosphorus, 0.4-0.8 per cent potash, calcium, magnesium and various other nutrients.

published on : 18th June 2022

Acute shortage of fertilisers hits Kodagu  

An acute shortage of fertilisers has affected agricultural activities across Kodagu, while the agriculture department has assured farmers that relief will come their way by the month-end.

published on : 18th June 2022

CBI raids Jodhpur home of Gehlot's brother in fertiliser scam

The searches are going on at other locations as well, they said. This comes after the central probe agency registered a new case of corruption.

published on : 17th June 2022

Government seizes 35,000 bags of urea diverted from agricultural use

Urea is a highly subsidised fertiliser and is sold at only Rs 266 per bag to farmers as against its actual cost of around Rs 3,000 per bag.

published on : 7th June 2022

Vigilance sleuths inspect fertiliser shops in Andhra Pradesh, file four cases against traders

According to Vigilance officials, 56 shops and godowns across the State were inspected and teams served 'stop-sale' notices to some seed and pesticide traders.

published on : 3rd June 2022

Ramagundam Fertilisers and Chemicals gets nod to operate, assures it'll follow norms

The company informed the board that 80 per cent of RFCL operations don't cause any pollution and they were working to ensure that the remaining 20 per cent process is also rectified.

published on : 31st May 2022

No shortage of urea in Telangana: State agriculture department

Meanwhile, the State government officials held a meeting with the TSPCB officials and requested them not to stop production at RFCL.

published on : 31st May 2022

Telangana State Pollution Control Board order to RFCL may hit supply of fertilisers

Though RFCL has not stopped production, sources said that urea and ammonia production has been reduced by 50 per cent.

published on : 31st May 2022

TSPCB tells Ramagundam Fertilisers to stop production

“The Board is of the firm opinion that the industry is not complying with the consent conditions and Board directions, and also has not provided STP for residential colony of the industry.

published on : 30th May 2022
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