The multi-farming exercise is an effort to provide income support to tribal Vana Surkhya Samiti (VSS) members as well as to protect the standing plants.
The ban, which many analysts said was more an effort to preserve Sri Lanka's scarce foreign reserves, drew months of protests, with farmers saying they were in danger of crop failures and poverty.
With farm fires being almost over, Delhi's pollution scene is still going to be bad owing to local pollutants and adverse meteorological conditions as cold conditions set in, said experts.
Tamil Nadu: Kolli Hills' farmers urge government to introduce more pepper varieties for better yield
Despite horticulture officials’ efforts to expand the area of cultivation of pepper, the farmers feel introducing more varieties would be of great help while competing with States like Kerala.
Many lakes and ponds which had remained dry for years have received water following heavy rains in this month.
President Gotabaya Rajapaksa had justified the import ban by saying he wanted to make Sri Lankan farming 100 per cent organic.
Karnataka Governor Thaawarchand Gehlot visited Krishi Mela on its fourth and final day to award farmers and researchers for their contribution to the field.
In the Maoist hotbed of Khunti, hundreds of people have taken up the cultivation of lemongrass, finds Mukesh Ranjan.
Recognising the importance of organic farming, the State government released a policy note in August which stated that a separate wing would be created in the agriculture department to focus on the se
As contract farming is a key feature in the new farm laws, the tobacco growers fear that the government will strongly support and introduce it in the FCV cultivation soon.
The sale of potatoes is fetching them a price of Rs 1,200 per quintal as compared to Rs 800 locally.
2-day Gau Maha Sammelan in Tirupati attracted several farmers keen to adopt the technique
The onion farms are located in the Sinan and Muan islands in the southern part of South Korea. The salary promised is $1,500 monthly (around Rs 1,12,500 going by today’s exchange rate).
Sandeep added that the vegetables grown through the Hydroponic farming are in great demand in metro cities like Bangalore, Chennai and Hyderabad.
Today, Babita has become a source of inspiration for hundreds of village women, who she trained in mushroom and vegetable farming, besides allied fields.