Farmers fear drop in yield of Totapuri mango in Chittoor

Chittoor, with a dominant presence of pulp industries, is famous for its fine varieties of mangoes which further attracts traders from across the country.

published on : 20th January 2022

Farmers hold rally in Tamil Nadu, want DMK to question Congress over Mekedatu padayatra

Tamizhaga Cauvery Vivasaigal Sangam general secretary PR Pandian felt that the Tamil Nadu government should call for an all-party meeting soon to discuss this issue.

published on : 20th January 2022

Thrips infestation pushes two farmers into debt, both end life

Mounting debts due to Thrips infestation forced two farmers to end their life in Mahabubabad and Jayashankar Bhupalapally districts.  

published on : 20th January 2022

Paddy procurement: Extension of token validity sought

While paddy procurement started in the district on December 29, farmers  have alleged that many mandis have not started functioning.

published on : 18th January 2022

Karnataka farmers seek more fertiliser subsidy

“MoP was priced at Rs 895 for a 50-kg bag during the last monsoon season. However, there was an acute shortage of the fertiliser and growers struggled to get it amid the lockdown.

published on : 18th January 2022

Fox ritual spells trouble for Salem farmers

A group of farmers landed in trouble on Monday after they Acaptured a fox to celebrate ‘Vanagnari’ (a local harvest festival) in Vazhapadi.

published on : 18th January 2022

Support farmers, pay them within 48 hrs of procurement: Collector

All possible measures should be taken to support farmers during paddy procurement in Ganjam, said Collector Vijay Amrut Kulange at a virtual review meeting.

published on : 17th January 2022

Farmers cry betrayal on MSP and FIRs, plan protest on Jan 31

It also announced to stay away from fellow unions who would be participating in the Punjab elections.

published on : 16th January 2022

Turn to natural farming as overuse of chemical fertilisers has ill-effects: Amit Shah to farmers

Shah was virtually addressing farmers after launching the logo of the Gujarat government's initiative for natural farming, its mobile application and e-vans to market the produce grown.

published on : 15th January 2022

Procurement row forgotten, paddy cultivation picks pace in Telangana

Agriculture department officials estimate farmers are cultivating paddy in 4,53,970 acres in Telangana as of January 12.

published on : 15th January 2022

Letter war continues: Now, Telangana BJP chief Bandi Sanjay writes to CM KCR

Recalling how farmers used to form serpentine queues to purchase fertilisers before 2014, he has asked the CM to introspect as to how that problem was solved after Prime Minister Modi came to power.

published on : 14th January 2022

Modi government days numbered, say Telangana Ministers

Energy Minister Jagadish Reddy in a statement alleged that the Modi government instead of doubling farmers' income, has doubled the income of brokers and industrialists.

published on : 14th January 2022

Showers hit paddy and potato in Cuttack  

Affected by Jawad, farmers who had to wait to harvest their crops until the stormwater receded from their lands have been hit again by the unseasonal rains.

published on : 13th January 2022

Double whammy for farmers as rains, hailstorm wreak havoc 

Fields and roads were layered with hailstones while disruption in power supply since Jan 11 night threw normal life out of gear.

published on : 13th January 2022

Mills pay pending dues, Villupuram’s cane farmers to have a ‘sweet’ Pongal

After several protests staged by the farmers in Villupuram and at the Sugar Commission in Chennai, the private mills paid off the farmers in December, said officials.

published on : 13th January 2022
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