Tamil Nadu: 60 per cent of seed distribution target achieved but Tiruchy farmers not happy

Farmers, however, say the seeds distributed do not match their expectations of returning a high yield, being pest resistant, among others.

published on : 7th October 2022

PM-Kisan scheme: Kerala told to recover Rs 31 crore from ‘ineligible’

Tax payees, farmer families holding higher posts, state or Central staff are considered ineligible

published on : 3rd October 2022

Allow agriculture college students to intern with industry too, say experts

Former additional secretary, agriculture, Dr GK Vasanth Kumar said, “For students, it is hands-on work experience and interaction with farmers."

published on : 3rd October 2022

Bihar's agriculture minister Sudhakar Singh resigns

The agriculture minister, who had been "raising his voice in favour of farmers", decided to put in his papers so that "the rift does not deepen".

published on : 2nd October 2022

Levying market fee of 0.6% hits traders at APMC yards in Karnataka; burden passed on to consumers

A representative of the APMC Yesvantpur yard explains that the fee levied on every transaction made proves to be a burden for the consumers.

published on : 19th September 2022

APMC traders demand rollback of market fee

Vice president of Federation of Karnataka Chambers of Commerce and Industry, Ramesh Chandra Lahoti, also a prominent trader at the city’s APMC, told TNIE,

published on : 19th September 2022

Lower Kharif sowing calls for deft management of foodgrain stock, prices: FinMin Report

India's rice production could fall by 10-12 million tonnes during the Kharif season this year due to a fall in paddy sowing area, Food Secretary Sudhanshu Pandey had said earlier this month.

published on : 17th September 2022

6.3 million Sri Lankans facing acute food insecurity; situation likely to worsen: UN report

Prices of most food items have been on a steady rise since the last quarter of 2021 and reached a new record high in August 2022, with the year-on-year food inflation rate at nearly 94 per cent.

published on : 12th September 2022

Kerala Agri varsity observes Kharif Forage Day at Vellayani centre

The planting material of the Bajra Napier hybrid ‘Susthira’ released by KAU was distributed to the farmers during the event.

published on : 12th September 2022

Land transfer: Andhra Pradesh High Court summons ex-Angrau registrars

Adjourning the case hearing to September 14, the bench observed that there is a need to strike a balance between public interest and agriculture research.

published on : 10th September 2022

Chief Minister MK Stalin inaugurates new facilities at TN Agriculture University

An official release here said the 11 integrated agriculture extension centres are at Kattankulathur, Thiruporur and Thirukazhukundram (Chengalpattu district),

published on : 7th September 2022

Wide variation in crop loss report in Odisha  due to incessant rains: Agriculture department

Agriculture and Farmers’ Welfare Minister Ranendra Pratap Swain took stock of the crop situation in the State at a meeting here on Monday.

published on : 31st August 2022

Floods hit 1.7 lakh hectare crop area, but rains came as a boon for Kharif crops

However, with excess rainfall in July and August, the area covered under kharif crops this year has been 33,000 hectare more than last year.

published on : 29th August 2022

Experts link recent drop in wheat production to climate change, urge India to take it up at COP27

The wheat crop decline is likely to have been caused by a heatwave that resulted in shrivelled grains in the northern states of Punjab and Haryana.

published on : 28th August 2022

Need to diversify agriculture towards power, energy sectors: Gadkari

Gadkari told the industry that the government has decided to launch flex-fuel engines in the country.

published on : 28th August 2022

UGC warns students against taking admission in two fake varsities of Odisha

The  Commission has flagged Nababharat Shiksha Parishad in Rourkela and North Orissa University of Agriculture and Technology in Baripada as fake universities.

published on : 27th August 2022

Odisha: Agriculture students protest as ICAR de-affiliates college

The agitating students alleged that due to the de-affiliation, they will not get scholarships from ICAR anymore.

published on : 27th August 2022

Visiting farmers have wholesome praise for farming initiatives in Telangana

Leaders and representatives of the Farmers’ Associations from 25 States are studying and examining the progress made in the agriculture and irrigation sectors at the field level in Telangana.

published on : 27th August 2022

Agriculture, FARD to assess crop damage; to submit reports by Aug 27: State govt

The Minister emphasised on intensifying pest control measures in the affected areas and vaccination of domestic animals by organising special camps.

published on : 22nd August 2022

Kejriwal’s ‘national mission’ focuses on education, health 

“Opening of schools, hospitals, providing employment to youth, equal rights to women and fair price to farmers are needed to make India number,” he said at a mega event at Talkatora Stadium in Delhi.

published on : 18th August 2022
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