Chhattisgarh polls: Farmers in Dhamtari, Balod districts wracked by drought, non-payment of crop insurance for 2017
Farmers in Chhattisgarh’s Dhamtari and Balod districts are anticipating a repeat of the 2017 severe drought situation this year too.
While contact-type weed eradicators have been developed, this device introduces variability to the dose of herbicide in proportion to weed density.
Weeds, 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.
A farmer allegedly committed suicide in Odisha, with his family claiming that he took the extreme step due to crop loss caused by unseasonal rains
The NDA is paying full attention to ameliorate the lot of farmers and also extend schemes to provide relief to those suffering crop loss, a BJP leader said.
A high-level central team headed by Union Minister Nitin Gadkari arrived in Uttar Pradesh to visit certain parts of the state to assess crop damage.