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Efforts to accelerate outreach of bamboo products May 23, 3:51 pm
Guwahati, May 23 (ANI) A seminar was organised here recently to educate farmers , bamboo craftsmen and forest department officials about the need for marketing bamboo products all over the country.
New Delhi, May 22 (ANI): The Centre on Wednesday asked the farming community to protect and conserve plant varieties to achieve higher and quality production in the agriculture sector.
New Delhi, May 22 (ANI): Agriculture and Food Processing Industries Minister Sharad Pawar will confer awards on four farming communities for their outstanding work in conservation of genetic resources, in a ceremony here today.
Trench cultivation back in Kashmir May 11, 3:49 pm
Srinagar, May 11 (ANI): Farmers in Kashmir are reaping it rich ever since they took up trench cultivation.
Strawberry farmers in Kashmir expect bumper production May 11, 11:57 am
Srinagar, May 11 (ANI): Timely rain and favourable weather has proved a boon for the strawberry farmers in Kashmir and they expect bumper production.
Guwahati, May 9 (ANI): Thousands of demonstrators led by Krishak Mukti Sangram Samity (KMSS) chief Akhil Gogoi, organised a huge protest against the land mafia in Assam on Thursday, and forced the state government to frame a new land policy, which will benefit the landless masses and farmers.
J and K farmers get monetary assistance to promote floriculture Apr 28, 5:17 pm
Srinagar, April 28 (ANI): In a bid to make floriculture a viable industry and to expand its tourism potential the Government of Jammu and Kashmir is providing monetary assistance to farmers in the Kashmir Valley.
Uttarakhand mango farmers anticipating bumper production Apr 24, 1:16 pm
Haldwani (Uttarakhand), April 24 (ANI): Mango farmers in Uttarakhand are anticipating bumper production due to favourable climatic conditions.
Farmers hope for bumper production of mustard crop in Srinagar Apr 23, 3:47 pm
Srinagar, April 23 (ANI): Farmers in Srinagar are hoping for a bumper production of mustard crop production this year in the wake of favourable climatic conditions and timely rain in the winter season.
Nainital (Uttarakhand), April 14 (ANI): The floriculture department in Chafi area on the outskirts of Nainital encourages the farmers to shift their focus from traditional crops to cultivation of Lilly flower, as surge in the sales of flowers yield profits for the growers.
President Mukherjee greets nation on Vaisakhi Apr 12, 8:03 pm
New Delhi, Apr. 12 (ANI): President Pranab Mukherjee has greeted the nation on the joyous occasion of Vaisakhi.
Benefits of drinking milk revealed Apr 6, 12:31 pm
Washington, Apr 6 (ANI): Animal and dairy scientists have revealed that drinking milk at an early age can help mammals throughout their lives.
Srinagar, Apr 4 (ANI): Heavy snowfall coupled with rain and hailstorms destroyed crops, causing huge losses to farmers and locals in Kashmir on Thursday.
Hoshangabad, April 3 (ANI): A traditional method of cultivation known as Utera cropping has been successfully practiced by farmers of Dhadaw Village in Madhya Pradesh's Hoshangabad District, and now there is a view that it should be replicated by farmers across India to ensure better harvests and crop productivity.
Mumbai, Apr. 2 (ANI): Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) President Rajnath Singh on Tuesday lashed out at the Congress-led UPA Government at the Centre and Prithviraj Chavan-led Maharashtra Government for not taking adequate steps to improve the condition of the draught-hit state, and demanded waving of the interest of the loans of the farmers.
'UP will move on a progressive path': Akhilesh Yadav Apr 2, 5:06 pm
Lucknow, Apr. 2 (ANI): Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav on Tuesday said that the state would tread the path of development and the ruling Samajwadi Party would work in the interest of the farmers.
New Delhi, Mar. 5 (ANI): The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Tuesday criticised the UPA Government after the Comptroller and Auditor General (CAG) pointed out irregularities in the waiving off the loans extended to farmers to the tune of Rs. 52,000 crores in 2008.
Kathua farmers take to floriculture to boost their incomes Feb 24, 1:31 pm
Kathua (Jammu and Kashmir), Feb.24 (ANI): Farmers in Kathua, Jammu and Kashmir, are taking to floriculture in a bid to boost their incomes.
Floriculture replacing opium as viable option for farmers in Jharkhand's Chatra District Feb 13, 5:05 pm
Chatra District (Jharkhand), Feb.13 (ANI): Floriculture is proving to be a boon for farmers of Gidhaur village in Jharkhand's Naxal-hit Chatra District.
Mysore, Feb. 9 (ANI): Karnataka Police on Saturday detained former Chief Minister and Karnataka Janata Party (KJP) chief B.S. Yeddyurappa here as he, along with hundreds of farmers and supporters tried to break police barricade imposed near Krishna Raja Sagar (KRS) reservoir.
Amethi, Feb. 8 (ANI): Taking potshots at the Akhilesh Yadav-led Samajwadi Party (SP) Government for the lack of development, Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi on Friday said the farmers and youth were unhappy as they were not getting the benefits of central schemes.
Wood wobbles way to 75th PGA Tour title Jan 29, 11:28 am
London, Jan 29(ANI): Ace golfer Tiger Woods claimed his 75th PGA Tour title despite a few panicky moments towards the end of his round in the Farmers Insurance Open at Torrey Pines.
Hiranagar, Jan 22 (ANI): Farmers residing close to the Line of Control (LoC) in Jammu and Kashmir are incurring huge losses as they live in constant fear and are unable to work in their fields due to constant ceasefire violations by the Pakistan Army.
Kolkata, Jan.20 (ANI): Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) leader Prakash Karat has warned that the UPA Government's Cash Transfer Scheme would dismantle the public distribution system and procurement from farmers.
New Delhi, Jan 19 (ANI): Maize farmers have expressed their distress for not getting appropriate price for their produce due to lack of markets in the Maoist infested areas of Odisha.
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