Farming
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Govt raises farm credit target by 11 per cent to Rs 20 lakh crore for FY2

To enhance coverage of small and marginal farmers in the formal credit system, the RBI has decided to raise the limit for collateral-free agriculture loans from Rs 1 lakh to Rs 1.6 lakh.

published on : 1st February 2023
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Natural farming products on sale in NTR collectorate

The stall was set up under the auspices of the District Agriculture Officer M Vijaya Bharathi and District Project Manager DMS Vijaya Kumari.

published on : 31st January 2023
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Padma Shri awards: Saviour of indigenous seeds bets big on millets

Sharma has been growing nine types of grains through organic farming.

published on : 28th January 2023
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Students create awareness about organic farming

They also raised awareness of organic farming, fertilisers, seeding method and post-harvest practices.

published on : 28th January 2023
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Orissa HC for third eye vigil on prawn farms

Tehsildars of Brahmagiri and Krushna Prasad blocks were directed on January 11 to survey the illegal gheris by using drones.

published on : 17th January 2023
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When walking got tough, Odisha's Rajkishor Digal sprinted in organic farming

Rajkishor Digal of Kandhamal has changed his fortune by taking to organic farming but not without his pair of crutches. Siba Tripathy traces the inspiring journey of the successful farmer

published on : 8th January 2023
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INTERVIEW | 'India set to become foodgrain bowl': Union Minister Parshottam Rupala

Repealed farm laws were 100% in interests of farmers, says Union minister of Fisheries, Animal Husbandry and Dairying Parshottam Rupala.  

published on : 27th December 2022
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Agriculture census commences in Ernakulam

The census will be conducted in three phases

published on : 23rd December 2022
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38-year-old takes natural farming to new heights, inspires Guntur farmers

With her presentation she was successful in grabbing the attention of crores of people on the importance of natural farming.

published on : 18th December 2022
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BJP TN chief seeks fresh GO for proposed industrial park in Annur

Speaking about the alliance in the upcoming Lok Sabha elections, Annamalai said that an alliance will be announced soon.

published on : 18th December 2022
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Women in this north Kashmir town grow mushrooms for income

The district administration provides an initial support fund of Rs 15,000 to each women entrepreneur along with 100 bags of mushroom seeds known as spawn.

published on : 29th November 2022
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Experts bat for natural farming model in Odisha

Diseases like cancer, blood pressure are on rise due to high load of chemicals in the food and adulteration of the food with toxic compounds.

published on : 21st November 2022
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Cane and Unable: Lessons from the red rot disease afflicting UP's farms

Co 0238 is high yielding. With a diameter of about 2.5 to 2.75 cm, it is 'medium thick', and 0.25 cm thicker than 'medium thin' varieties.

published on : 17th November 2022
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Put AP on top in organic farming: TTD EO to farmers

He said TTD had so far purchased 2,500 tons of pulses after testing in national ITC labs to be pesticide free. 

published on : 5th November 2022
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Young Kerala couple ditches high-paying corporate jobs to pursue farming

The air-conditioned office and daylong phone calls forced her to think about an alternative.

published on : 2nd November 2022
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Taking advantage of govt schemes, women in Haryana trying their hand at shrimp production 

Haryana, once known for its contribution to the green revolution, is now working on a mission mode to swiftly move towards the blue revolution, according to the statement.

published on : 30th October 2022
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The women made by lac, earns lakh

Mukesh Ranjan narrates the success stories of women who are transforming their lives through scientific cultivation of lac

published on : 30th October 2022
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Centre targets 14 million hectares of land under organic farming

Their installed capacity is 3 lakh metric tonnes, with its market in India standing at Rs 1,200 crore.

published on : 20th October 2022
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Farmers slow to adopt organic farming: Expert

Farmers are hesitant to shift to organic farming from the conventional methods due to heavy initial investment and low profit yield.

published on : 16th October 2022
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Indo-Israel Agri project to give boost to farmers

According to MP Lavu Sri Krishna Devarayalu, this is the second centre to be set up under the project in the State, after one in Kuppam. 

published on : 10th October 2022
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