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Aug 12, 2017
Agra NGO to use radio frequency identification chip to improve plant careSince 2006, the NGO has been planting hundreds of saplings during the monsoon season in the city.
Jun 17, 2017
Reaching the last mile of Indian agriculture: Lessons from the Madhya Pradesh farmer crisisThe growth of Madhya Pradesh’s agriculture is unprecedented in the annals of Indian history. So what went wrong?
Jun 11, 2017
Farmers' strike: Loan waiver not a solution; Mandsaur violence manifestation of larger crisis, says P SainathThe issue of loan waiver should not be assessed by the Madhya Pradesh and Maharashtra episodes of the last couple of days since there are far bigger issues in Indian agriculture, journalist P Sainath said in a live stream on Sunday.
May 09, 2017
Indian scientists say don’t blame Nitrogen fertilizers for global warmingIn a twist to climate change debate, Indian scientists have shown that there is a need to take into account cooling effects of Nitrogen used in agriculture while assessing its overall "temperature change potential" and not just its warming effect.
Mar 19, 2016
Diversify farming activities, reduce agricultural risk and increase income: PM Modi's advice to farmersAddressing farmers at the Krishi Unnati Mela, PM Modi said the task of doubling farm income may be challenging but was a worthy objective.
Jul 25, 2015
Agriculture can be highly profitable, but the gains are not easy to sustainIndia's farmers are good at production. Their Achilles' Heels are marketing and nature's waywardness. If the government could be more proactive, farming can be viable for many, though not all, farmers
Apr 24, 2015
Land bill row: India's farm economy is broke; more subsidies and freebies won't fix itThe magnitude of farmer suicides has not come down despite several lakh crore of subsidies and giveaways to agriculture. It is time we directed our money elsewhere, for subsidies cannot make unviable farming viable
Jul 10, 2014
Centre announces Rs 1,500 cr for irrigation, checking pricesNoting that price volatility in the agriculture produce creates uncertainties and hardship for farmers, he said Rs 500 crore will be provided to set up a Price Stabilisation Fund.
Jul 10, 2013
India to seek greater agri market access, to raise visa issue in USIndia is expected to press for greater market access for its agri products, particularly mangoes, pomegranates and litchis, and raise the visa issue during a meeting with a top US official here tomorrow.
May 27, 2013
High subsidy burden due to Food Bill is exaggeration: Plan ComPlanning Commission Member Abhijit Sen today termed it exaggeration, the likely huge rise in government's subsidy burden on account of implementing the proposed National Food Security Bill, as suggested in some quarters.