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Centre announces Rs 1,500 cr for irrigation, checking prices

Jul 10, 2014

Centre announces Rs 1,500 cr for irrigation, checking prices

Noting 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. #Economy #ThisisNext #food inflation #Agriculture #Irrigation #Budget 2014 #Price Stabilisation Fund #Indian Agricultural Research Institute #Agri-Tech Infrastructure Fund
Unshackling farmers: Why Modi's budget should carry forward UPA's policies

Jul 03, 2014

Unshackling farmers: Why Modi's budget should carry forward UPA's policies

Knowing the prime minister's proclivities, this government is likely to carry that momentum forward. The Budget should be a signal of that resolve. #Inflation #UPA #Narendra Modi #Agriculture #green revolution #Irrigation #analysis #Budget 2014
Unshackling farmers: Why Modi's budget should carry forward UPA's policies

Jul 03, 2014

Unshackling farmers: Why Modi's budget should carry forward UPA's policies

Knowing the prime minister's proclivities, this government is likely to carry that momentum forward. The Budget should be a signal of that resolve. #Inflation #UPA #Narendra Modi #InMyOpinion #Agriculture #green revolution #Irrigation #analysis #Budget 2014
Drought fears for Maharashtra, Centre promises special measures for Vidarbha

Jul 02, 2014

Drought fears for Maharashtra, Centre promises special measures for Vidarbha

A delegation of BJP leaders from Maharashtra met the union agriculture minister yesterday. Maharashtra's woes are compounded by poor irrigation. #BJP #ConnectTheDots #Monsoon #Maharashtra #Agriculture Minister #Drought #El Nino #irrigation scam
Lok Sabha: TRS MPs oppose Polavaram ordinance in LS

Jun 09, 2014

Lok Sabha: TRS MPs oppose Polavaram ordinance in LS

The Ordinance over the Polavaram irrigation project triggered the first protest in the 16th Lok Sabha with TRS members storming the Well against the measure. #India #NewsTracker #Andhra Pradesh #Lok Sabha #parliament #Odisha #Polavaram irrigation dam

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Lok Sabha: TRS MPs oppose Polavaram ordinance in LS

Jul 07, 2014

In California Oil Field, Another Prized Fuel

Oil producers and farmers have competed for water during the state’s drought, but an oil field in the Central Valley is aiding agricultural irrigation...
Lok Sabha: TRS MPs oppose Polavaram ordinance in LS

Jun 20, 2014

Parasite egg plucked from an ancient grave suggests farmers accidentally spread deadly diseases 6,000 years ago

The grave and parasite egg were discovered by the Euphrates River in Syria, where agricultural irrigation systems were used up to 7,500 years ago... #Syria #Euphrates River
Lok Sabha: TRS MPs oppose Polavaram ordinance in LS

Jun 21, 2014

Laufer: Grocery shopping? Don't fall for organic food myths

Concern about the safety and value of the food we eat is motivating more and more shoppers to fill their grocery carts with food labeled "organic." According to USDA statistics, annual spending on organic food and drinks has jumped from about $1 bill... #United States Department of Agriculture #Jackson, MI