Andhra Pradesh's reservoirs have more water than last year for Kharif needs

The comfortable position of water levels, besides the forecast of an early monsoon, have made the government decide to go for early release of water from projects to aycuts.

published on : 14th May 2022

Early release of water for Kharif crops gets Andhra Pradesh CM YS Jagan Mohan Reddy's nod

The decision has been made so as to prevent or minimise the losses due to cyclones and other natural calamities, that frequent the State during the October-November months.

published on : 13th May 2022

Farmers crib over pest attack, demand survey and subsidy 

Farmers of Kundra, Jeypore, Kotpad and Borigumma have demanded the district agriculture department to survey the damage caused by pests during rabi crop in the region. 

published on : 8th May 2022

Two teen boys killed in rain-related incidents

Moderate rains predicted in three regions of Andhra today; thunderstorms likely in North, South Coastal districts.

published on : 5th May 2022

Kozhikode, Wayanad record Rs 2.8-corer crop loss

Damage to crops has been registered in various parts of Kozhikode and Wayanad districts due to summer rain that have been lashing since Saturday night.

published on : 2nd May 2022

Odisha sets Rs 9,000 crore kharif crop loan target

The target for quantum of loan to be disbursed and the number of farmers to be covered under kharif finance will be fixed PACS and village wise to ensure extensive coverage.

published on : 24th April 2022

Farmers besiege collectorate over pending insurance relief

The farmers had lost their black gram and green gram crops due to the unseasonal rainfall during the fiscal 2020-21. The pulses accounted for the majority area of the crops cultivated in the district.

published on : 5th April 2022

Krishna water dispute: TS witness examined

The cross- examination by Andhra Pradesh senior advocate R Venkataramani was resumed before the Tribunal on Monday. 

published on : 29th March 2022

Tamil Nadu's plan to use Artificial Intelligence in tackling pests lauded

Also, the budget announced that remote sensing technology will be used to assess crop area and yield.

published on : 20th March 2022

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.

published on : 1st March 2022

Rains leave harvest-ready paddy, pulses cultivation in coastal delta districts under water

The intensity of the damage is yet to be ascertained. Nagapattinam District Collector A Arun Thamburaj said, "Crop damage assessment might be done in the coming days to know the impact."

published on : 14th February 2022

Nagaland disaster management body declares drought of 'moderate' nature in state

It also considered the distress situation that had developed in almost the entire farming area affected by these conditions through field verification.

published on : 9th February 2022

Smart Sampling Technique helping in timely crop loss settlements: Union Minister

SST was initiated on a pilot scheme in selected States during Kharif 2018 to assess crop loss accurately. It is being implemented since Kharif 2020 across the country for select crops.

published on : 8th February 2022

Four hours in queue, Bihar farmer dies while waiting to procure urea

Sources said that there were 11 fertiliser dealers under Taraiya block in Saran.

published on : 7th February 2022

Farmers of Tamil Nadu's Perambalur district shift to traditional crop after 20 years

Farmers in Kurumbapalayam village in Perambalur district have been cultivating millets and traditional rice 20 years ago before they started cultivating maize and cotton as cash crops.

published on : 10th January 2022
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