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Mar 13, 2018
Govt cuts Monsanto's GM cotton seed royalty for second time in two years, may spark another rowIndia has cut royalties that local seed companies pay to Monsanto Co for the second time in two years, potentially fuelling another row with the US company
Mar 08, 2018
International Women's Day: Patriarchy, market-driven economy undermine crucial role of women in Indian agricultureWhile roles are now changing, women have always played a significant and critical role in agriculture.
Feb 22, 2018
In beleaguered Yavatmal, one farmer's organic practice could provide a way forward for districtAt this farm in Yavatmal, there are a variety of crops to be grown all year round, thus ensuring long-term employment for labourers | #FirstCulture
Jan 31, 2018
Climate change to only worsen the weed menace that Indian farmers face every yearWeeds, unlike crop plants, are sturdy and can grow in a wide range of climatic conditions and soil types and can easily adapt to climate change.
Nov 03, 2017
Allegations against Monsanto of 'unsafe' Bt products and 'health risks' are blatantly inaccurateThe allegations made against Monsanto over lack of safety are completely unsubstantiated. Experts and regulatory authorities worldwide recognize GM foods and crops as being safe.
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.