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Genetically modified cotton improving diet quality among small-scale farmers in India Jun 6, 2:44 pm
Berlin, June 6 (ANI): Insect-resistant genetically modified (GM) cotton has significantly improved calorie consumption and dietary quality among small-scale farmers in India over a 7-year-period, according to a new research.
Jorhat (Assam), June 4 (ANI): Tension prevails along the Assam-Nagaland border after armed miscreants killed a farmer during a firing incident
New Delhi, June 3 (ANI): The Samajwadi Party (SP), which provides outside support to the Congress-led UPA Government, on Monday said the Centre should not bring the Food Security Bill as it would distress the farmers.
Early monsoon in Thiruvananthapuram, a relief to farmers Jun 2, 5:14 pm
Thiruvananthapuram, June 2 (ANI): Heavy rains lashed Thiruvananthapuram, as monsoon arrived on time in Kerala, much to the relief of the farmers .
Trout farming reaps profits in Sikkim Jun 1, 2:14 pm
Gangtok (Sikkim), June 1 (ANI): Trout farming is becoming popular in Sikkim as farmers reap rich profits due to a spurt in production on the heels of a good breeding period and provincial government's assistance.
Iraqi farmer addicted to eating live scorpions every day May 30, 3:18 pm
New York, May 30 (ANI): An Iraqi farmer has claimed that he eats at least one live scorpion every day and is addicted to them.
Darjeeling farmers rejoice over bumper maize production May 28, 3:29 pm
Darjeeling (West Bengal), May 28 (ANI): Farmers are rejoicing over the bumper production of maize here.
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.
Festival of 'Bihu' kicks off in Assam Apr 9, 2:31 pm
Guwahati, Apr 9 (ANI): Seven days of carnival for Rongali Bihu (traditional harvest festival), has kicked-off in Assam with the locals participating with great enthusiasm in the event organised ahead of it.
Pune, Apr 7 (ANI): Deputy Chief Minister of Maharashtra Ajit Pawar on Sunday mocked at the two-month-long protest by a farmer saying 'should we urinate' to fill the dams in the state.
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.
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