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Jul 02, 2019
Farmers plant unapproved GM cotton seeds against govt apathy over technology approval; what is the way out?The protesting farmers are demanding access to technology that will save them the cost of manual weeding and achieve control over bollworms which have developed resistance to pesticides
Jun 13, 2019
Despite ban, Indian farmers plant HTBT cotton; experts blame nexus between politicians, agro firms behind availability of illegal seedCotton growers incurred hefty losses over the years as Monsanto’s pest-resistant varieties failed to meet its objectives, there is no clarity whether the HT cotton will benefit the farmers in long-run
May 13, 2019
Haryana’s Bt brinjal row: Govt must allow farmers to have access to technologies in agriculture to dissuade illegal use of seedsBelieving that with a change of government and of environment minister Bt brinjal could be approved, the activists who are vehemently opposed to GM crops for ideological reasons, have stirred into action.
Apr 25, 2019
Agricultural crisis: Why BJP's poll promise of doubling farmers’ income by 2022 is a lofty ambitionDoubling farmers’ inflation-adjusted income from the current levels, say in six years, will be possible if the government acts in mission mode.
Jan 08, 2019
SC backs Monsanto on GM cotton payments; ruling positive for foreign agri firms planning to invest in IndiaThe decision on appeal overturns an earlier ruling by the Delhi High Court that Monsanto was unable to claim patents on GM cotton seeds.
Aug 25, 2016
Monsanto pulls new GM cotton seed from India in protestThe company is also at loggerheads with India over how much it can charge for its genetically modified cotton seeds, costing it tens of millions of dollars in lost revenue every year.
Mar 16, 2015
As workers leave the fields, mechanised cotton sowers and pickers are driving inAgricultural operations in India are headed for greater mechanisation as farmers everywhere complain that labour is not available when required
Dec 27, 2013
With Moily in charge, field trials for GM crops could be okayed soonIf he supports GM crops, Moily would be overturning the position of his immediate predecessors - Jayanthi Natarajan and Jairam Ramesh.