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PM Modi asks Pepsi, Coke to blend fruit juices in fizzy drinks

Sep 24, 2014

PM Modi asks Pepsi, Coke to blend fruit juices in fizzy drinks

PM Modi said multinational cola giants PepsiCo, CocaCola should help augment fruit sales for Indian farmers by adding fresh fruit juices to their drinks. #India #BJP #Narendra Modi #Coca-Cola #TheySaidIt #farmers #Pepsi #Indian farmers
IIT engineers invent solar-powered cold storage system with zero running cost

Sep 18, 2014

IIT engineers invent solar-powered cold storage system with zero running cost

Young IIT engineers have come up with an affordable solution to the wastage of agricultural produce by developing a unique solar-powered cold storage system which works at almost zero running cost. #India #Agriculture #Solar energy #IIT #farmers #Engineers #IIT Kharagpur #solar powered #cold storage system
Indian firm unveils solar powered micro irrigation system in Sweden

Sep 04, 2014

Indian firm unveils solar powered micro irrigation system in Sweden

Jain Irrigation Limited Wednesday unveiled its integrated solar powered micro irrigation system for small farmers at the World Water Week 2014 being held in Stockholm, Sweden. #India #Bangalore #summer #Sweden #winter #Stockholm #Irrigation #micro farming #solar powered #small scale farmers #vegetable farming #cash crops #seasonal farming
Bengal horror Girl killed, thrown naked on railway track for saving father

Sep 03, 2014

Bengal horror Girl killed, thrown naked on railway track for saving father

The naked body of a girl has been found lying on railway tracks at Dhupguri in Jalpaiguri district in West Bengal. #India #BJP #NewsTracker #West Bengal #CPI(M) #farmer #Crime #Rape #Protests #TMC #Murder #Crimes against women #Jalpaiguri #woman #dead body

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Why is the media ignoring the plight of drought striken farmers?

Jul 09, 2014

Why is the media ignoring the plight of drought striken farmers?

One does not expect breast-beating reportage, but we are entitled to know if farmers bought their seeds even as they tried tilling their lands anticipating the monsoon #India #Media #MediaCrit #farmers #Drought #Palakkad #Rural farmland
Why is the media ignoring the plight of drought striken farmers?

Oct 01, 2014

Dick Cates: I'll give priority to rural issues, public schools, civility

My background — farmer, ag instructor and school board treasurer — has prepared me well to represent the interests of southwest Wisconsin in the Legislature...
Why is the media ignoring the plight of drought striken farmers?

Sep 30, 2014

EU Offers Further EUR165 M in Aid to Farmers Hit by Russian Sanctions

The European Commission is providing EUR 165 M under a new scheme to help fruit and vegetable producers hurt by the Russian ban on EU agricultural imports. “Worth up to EUR 165 M, this new scheme provides support to withdraw surplus volumes from the ... #European Union #Canada #Australia #Norway #European Commission #European Parliament
Why is the media ignoring the plight of drought striken farmers?

Oct 01, 2014

Anti-QA petition reaches 2,000 in boycott campaign

Numbers of farmers signed up to the ICSA petition to boycott the Quality Assurance Scheme have doubled over the last week, with an additional 1,000 farmers signing up during the Ploughing Championships. "This is a hugely impressive figure given the l... #European Union #Canada #Australia #Norway #European Commission #European Parliament