farmers

Farmers have zeal for entrepreneurship: Dr CN Ashwath Narayan

“Those who are trying to become entrepreneurs, we will fully support them. The farmers by nature are hardworking, and have an entrepreneurial spirit.

published on : 28th November 2022

Farmers call off harvest as price of lady's finger plummets

Being one of the extensively grown vegetable crops in the district, bhendi is cultivated on thousands of hectares here and most markets in the district procure the vegetable from local farmers.

published on : 28th November 2022

Punjab farmers back in protest mode, march to Raj Bhavan with old demands

Similarly farmers from 15 farmer unions of Haryana marched towards Haryana Raj Bhavan from Panchkula and were stopped at the Chandigarh-Haryana border.

published on : 27th November 2022

Sugarcane farmers taken into preventive custody in Bengaluru

Following the detaining of the protestors by the Upparpet police, farmers across the state blocked highways demanding their release.

published on : 27th November 2022

Food safety authority approves, yak is now a food animal

As per the nutritional analysis, yak milk contains 78-82% water, 7.5-8.5% fat, 4.9-5.3% protein, 4.5-5.0% lactose and 12.3-13.4% SNF.

published on : 26th November 2022

Farmers say ‘govt hasn’t kept its word’, to begin stir

The group has also urged rural voters in poll-bound Gujarat to question and punish the ruling BJP on the legal guarantee of minimum support price (MSP) issue in the upcoming assembly elections. 

published on : 26th November 2022

No data on landless farmers with Revenue dept: Pramilla Mallik

Mishra has specifically asked to define who is a landless farmer and requested the minister to furnish district-wise figure of landless persons.

published on : 25th November 2022

Maharashtra: New crop diseases, unpredictable rainfall patterns add to woes of farmers

Wet famine is characterised by a shortage of food resources due to too much rain. It is a condition where crops on a farm are damaged, making them completely unfit for consumption.

published on : 24th November 2022

Chevella MP seeks more subsidies for poultry farmers

The MP pointed out that Telangana has introduced boiled egg in mid-day meals in State-run schools and Anganwadi centres and hoped  that north Indian States follow suit.

published on : 24th November 2022

Thoothukudi farmers at wits' end as pigs, deer damage crops

Kurumalai farmers said they suffered a huge financial loss due to drought, heavy rains and attack by fall armyworms in the past years, and it is a wild animal menace this year.

published on : 24th November 2022

Tamil Nadu: Delta region faces fertiliser shortage, farmers urged to wait for new stock

However, fertiliser shortages in the co-operative societies hedged in on cultivation process, the farmers complained.

published on : 23rd November 2022

Farmers lose faith in crop insurance after private insurers classify Tiruchy as 'high-risk zone'

The figure includes 25,396 applications for crop insurance, 8,920 from cotton farmers and 13,977 applications for maize crop insurance.

published on : 23rd November 2022

BJP dares Naveen to restore promised KALIA amount

Scheme launched by BJD in 2019, to provide financial relief of Rs 10k to farmers

published on : 22nd November 2022

Farmers out of procurement ambit allege faulty data 

On Monday, the team surveyed 44 paddy fields in Badakudi village under Dhanpur panchayat of Jeypore block. As per the data, no cultivation was recorded in the village.

published on : 22nd November 2022

Kovai Corporation soon to ramp up manure production to 100 tonnes daily

The move comes after CCMC Commissioner, along with the deputy commissioner, chaired a meeting with the officials of all five zones in the city

published on : 21st November 2022

Farmer claims illegal bungalow, borewells in Manjalaru dam area

The officials said all the methods are viable and have requested Pitchai to meet the authorities concerned.

published on : 20th November 2022

Don’t make it a hobby to block roads, Mann tells Punjab farmer unions

The agitating farmers have put up blockades similar to the ones in the year-long agitation in Delhi at six places across Punjab. As a result, highways are blocked.

published on : 19th November 2022

Effluent from illegal prawn farms inundate paddy fields in Odisha

“We had urged the district administration to demolish illegal prawn farms several times but they did not pay heed.

published on : 19th November 2022

Farmers across India to march to Raj Bhavans on Nov 26 over ‘breach of assurances’

SKM also criticised the Union government for not implementing the written assurances made on 9 December 2021 on legally guaranteed MSP, and withdrawal of the Electricity Bill among others.

published on : 18th November 2022

Thanjavur farmers insure additional 2.5 lakh acres in 10 days, but acreage still lower than last year

As on November 7, samba and thalady cultivation over around 39,000 acres in the district were only insured under the Pradhan Mantri Fasal Bima Yojana (PMFBY).

published on : 18th November 2022
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