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Tamil Nadu's tea production dips, weather cited as reason

Because of the fall in Tamil Nadu, south India's production dipped to 67.74 mkg from 73.06 mkg in January-April 2021, marking a loss of 5.32 mkg or 10.35 per cent.

published on : 17th June 2022

Rain leaves pineapple rotting, Kerala farmers suffer Rs100-crore loss

4,000 tonnes of  fruit decaying in farms with no takers, pushing 80 per cent of growers into dept trap with no support from state govt

published on : 19th May 2022

Sericulture to get a big boost

The total acreage of mulberry plantations in the State has been put at 1,24,983 acres.

published on : 11th April 2022

Audit of annual sapling plantations in Delhi shows damage by animals, stray cattle

“At many sites, the plants were found damaged due to wild animals and stray cattle. Measures need to be enhanced to provide protection to the newly planted saplings,” read the report.

published on : 21st March 2022

State government increases subsidies for oil palm cultivation

The State stands first in the country in oil palm cultivation with an area of 1.81 lakh hectares, cultivated by 1.32 lakh farmers in eight districts. 

published on : 27th February 2022

Busting the 'Plant a Tree Co' claim: Some green NGOs in Delhi you can volunteer with

Running since 2010, Green Yatra's 'Pedh Lagao' initiative has been working towards conserving nature.

published on : 16th November 2021

Unseasonal rains force Kodagu coffee growers to dry produce in wood fire 

With rainfall still continuing to lash parts of Kodagu, the growers are faced with a herculean task of picking the beans in the rain.

published on : 14th November 2021

Ex-army man's mission on greening Odisha's Jajpur

A resident of Kalashree village under Barachana block, 54-year-old Khirod Jena is a former army man who is on a mission of greening Jajpur.

published on : 26th September 2021

Changes in rainfall pattern affects Arabica coffee variety in Karnataka's Kodagu

While the price of Arabica variety has increased in the international market, many planters of Kodagu are reluctant to maintain this variety of the crop.

published on : 29th August 2021

High-tea time for Kannan Devan staff as record turnover clinches them 16% bonus

During the financial year that ended on March 31, 2021, KDHP had achieved a record turnover of Rs 429.82 crore registering 19 percent increase over the previous year

published on : 20th August 2021

Ramdev's Ruchi Soya to start palm oil plantations in Northeast India

The Yoga Guru backed business, Ruchi Soya's planned foray into palm oil comes on the back of a 44.42 per cent increase in palm oil prices in the retail market in July compared to the year ago.

published on : 2nd August 2021