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October 31, 2022

11th Agriculture Census to start by mid-Nov in Kerala

The census is likely to be completed by January 2023 ANN| New Delhi, 31st Oct 2022 The 11th Agriculture Census, delayed due to the COVID-19 pandemic, […]
February 23, 2022

Significance of Precision Agricultural Technologies discussed at Punjab Agriculture University

ANN | Ludhiana, 23 Feb 2022 The Department of Soil Science, Punjab Agricultural University (PAU), organized an international meeting on “Precision Agricultural Technologies (IPAT) – 2022” […]
February 17, 2022

Record production of food grains estimated for 2021-22: Centre

ANN | New Delhi, 17 Feb 2022 The Second Advance Estimates of production of major crops for the year 2021-22 have been released by the Ministry […]
April 9, 2019

Lok Sabha Elections 2019 Manifestos: Both BJP and Congress silent on guaranteeing a minimum monthly income for farmers

Nirmesh Singh New Delhi. 09 April 2019 No party wants to address the core issue of farmers, that is guaranteeing them the minimum monthly income. Neither Congress […]
January 27, 2019

India needs a National Soil Protection Policy urgently: Dr Rattan Lal

Soil degradation causes severe reduction in crop yield 27 Jan 2019 Dr Rattan Lal, Distinguished University Professor of Soil Science at The Ohio State University in […]
February 5, 2017

Need for a Separate Agri Budget

Feb 2017 The great R. K. Laxman, in one of his cartoons, communicated the plight of Indian farmers very strongly and showed where farmer was standing […]
May 7, 2024

The Reporters’ Collective: Modi’s scheme to double farmers’ income goes on overdrive during elections, stalls otherwise

PM AASHA, a crop price support scheme, saw real spending only in the months around 2019 and 2024 Lok Sabha elections. Three years in between the […]
April 14, 2024

Cashew nut – mass favourite nut

14 April 2024, New Delhi | ANN The cashew nut is native to northeastern Brazil. The cashew tree was later introduced to other tropical regions, and […]
April 9, 2024

Punjab & Haryana High Court issues notice to Centre on withholding Social Media Accounts of ‘Gaon Savera’ that covered Farmers Protest

Currently, two popular youtube channels are also facing the ire of govt – National Dastak has also received notice from Youtube while Bolta Hindustan has been […]
April 8, 2024

Time to stand in solidarity with farmers: ‘No farmer, no food’ is not an empty slogan

There is no reason why the agribusiness industry cannot be made to pay the right price to growers. Devinder Sharma Food and agriculture expert 08 April […]