Odisha reduces Kalia assistance to Rs 4,000 from Rs 10,000

The notification also said that the farmers residing under urban local bodies will not be considered for the schemes.

published on : 7th December 2019

Brief amount of farmers' loan was waived in Madhya Pradesh, Rajasthan, Punjab

Tomar in a reply in Rajya Sabha to queries of BJP MP Prabhat Jha said not entire loans were waived off but a brief amount of loans was waived.

published on : 6th December 2019

UP man invents bicycle-based shredding machine to avoid stubble burning

Particles shredded by the machine can be easily converted into compost.

published on : 6th December 2019

59 farmers in Bihar deprived of government benefits for burning stubble

According to official sources, 59 registered farmers of Patna division have been deprived of all benefits for the next three years because they indulged in stubble burning.

published on : 5th December 2019

Farmers put off stir over crop insurance claims in Odisha's Sambalpur

Howerver, agitators said that they will visit villages across the district and appeal to more farmers to join them.

published on : 2nd December 2019

Thieves go after onions in Karnataka, farmers at wit’s end

In just the last one week, four cases of onion theft have been reported in Gadag, Gajendragad and Ron taluks in the district, sending farmers and the local police into a tizzy.

published on : 2nd December 2019

Maharashtra CM Uddhav Thackeray seeks support from Centre to help out farmers in state

The newly appointed CM was of the opinion that opposition leaders should meet with PM Modi and demand financial assistance for farmers in Maharashtra.

published on : 1st December 2019

FIR against six farmers in Bihar for burning stubble in fields

Agriculture department officials of Rohtas, known as the 'Rice Bowl of Bihar', are instructed to take necessary initiatives to educate the farmers about the environmental hazards of stubble burning. 

published on : 1st December 2019

Odisha Minister calls farmers to know procurement of paddy

Telephone numbers of farmers from Sambalpur, Bargarh, Nuapada, Kalahandi and Malkangiri districts were selected in a random manner.

published on : 1st December 2019

Can't provide assistance to kin of farmers who committed suicide: Parshottam Rupala in Rajya Sabha

MoS Agriculture said that the Agriculture Department of the government has taken up a number of programmes to improve the condition of farmers.

published on : 29th November 2019

Tiruchy's generous showers facilitate cultivation in fallow lands

In October, following Kudimaramathu works, the Agriculture department came up with the plan of converting fallow land into cultivatable land.

published on : 29th November 2019

Banana price tanks: Tamil Nadu farmers face losses

Unable to find buyers, farmers have left banana bunches ripen and rot on trees.

published on : 27th November 2019

Shallots hit by disease, price may rise

Over 1000 hectares of shallot crop in Perambalur, which is one of the hubs, are affected out of the total shallot cultivation area of 3,291 hectares, said sources.

published on : 27th November 2019

Protesting Gujarat farmers sow potato variety registered by PepsiCo

Kapil Shah of the Beej Adhikar Manch said various organisations fighting for farmers' rights have asked farmers to sow the seeds without any fear.

published on : 26th November 2019

Odisha farmers spend sleepless nights to save crops from wild animals

Boars and spotted deer damage paddy crop that are ready for harvesting

published on : 26th November 2019
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