Updated : 9 hours, 39 min ago IST
Mangaluru (Karnataka) [India], June 16 (ANI): In wake of the fact that there is a shortage of traditional Areca nut tree climbers, farmers here are finding it difficult to sustain the Areca nut plantation. However, a 48-year-old farmer, Ganapathi, took it as a challenge and invented ingeniou
Updated : 14 hours, 30 min ago IST
Hoshiarpur (Punjab) [India], June 16 (ANI): Traditionally limited to states like Jammu and Kashmir, Himachal Pradesh and Arunachal Pradesh, apple cultivation has now picked up pace in Punjab. Gurinder Singh Bajwa, a farmer from Ludhiana, is producing apples on a large scale in his farm in
Updated : 1 day, 15 hours ago IST
Bishnupur (Manipur) [India], June 15 (ANI): Farming in Manipur is changing one farmhand at a time, wherein Heirangkhongjam Shantikumar, a native of Leimaram Mamang Leikai village, cultivates crops on his 1.5 hectares (approx.) of land on minimal pesticides with a profit of Rs 5 lakh annuall
Updated : 3 days, 19 hours ago IST
Bengaluru (Karnataka) [India], June 13 (ANI): Following reports of loan-waiver gaffe, Chief Minister H. D. Kumaraswamy-led Karnataka government has decided to waive all eligible farm loans taken from nationalised banks in one go.
Updated : 5 days, 4 hours ago IST
Bhubaneswar (Odisha) [India], Jun 12 (ANI): Odisha government has initiated steps to bring out an updated and dynamic "Agricultural Policy" keeping in tune with the changing conditions of agriculture and its market.
Hyderabad (Telangana) [India], Jun 12 (ANI): For the first time in India, National Institute of Rural Development and Panchayati Raj (NIRDPR), has launched an initiative to improve the adaptive capacity of the rural poor engaged in farm-based livelihoods to cope with climate change.
Updated : 5 days, 18 hours ago IST
New Delhi (India), June 11 (ANI): Congress leader Priyanka Gandhi Vadra on Tuesday said that instead of working on public issues, Uttar Pradesh government is terrorising journalists, farmers and their representatives.
Updated : 6 days, 19 hours ago IST
Udhampur (Jammu and Kashmir) [India], June 10 (ANI): Despite having water in abundance, farmers in the mountainous region of Udhampur are not able to irrigate their produce.
Updated : 1 week ago IST
Lucknow (Uttar Pradesh) [India], June 9 (ANI): After inaugurating the fourth session of 'Million Farmers' School,' an Agriculture Department initiative, Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath on Sunday said that he himself monitors the farmer related issues every day and the government is trying to
Updated : 1 week, 3 days ago IST
Amaravati (Andhra Pradesh) [India], June 6 (ANI): Scrapping the previous TDP government's "Annadata Sukhibhava" scheme which promised to provide Rs 10,000 to farmers, Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister YS Jaganmohan Reddy on Thursday announced a new scheme "Rytu Bharosa" under which the cultivato
Updated : 1 week, 4 days ago IST
Chandigarh (Punjab) [India], June 5 (ANI): Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh has written to Prime Minister Narendra Modi, seeking farm loan waiver at the national level and modification in the Pradhan Mantri Fasal Bima Yojana (PMFBY).
Updated : 1 week, 5 days ago IST
New Delhi [India], June 4 (ANI): Minister of Food Processing Industries Harsimrat Kaur Badal on Tuesday said that her department will focus on making farmers job creators instead of job seekers while a new scheme will be rolled out to finance the farmers.