From the Ground

Farmers getting good Basmati prices, but yield declines due to rain

Farmers getting good Basmati prices, but yield declines due to rain

Although the farmers in Uttar Pradesh, Punjab, Uttarakhand and Rajasthan are getting...

Mega field experiment of mating disruption PBKnot technology to manage pink bollworm in cotton zone in North India

Mega field experiment of mating disruption PBKnot technology to manage pink bollworm in cotton zone in North India

As part of “Project Bandhan – A Knot of PBW Protection”, the South Asia Biotechnology...

Farm loan waivers do not improve condition of farmers; they increase chances of wilful default: BKS-Nabard report

Farm loan waivers do not improve condition of farmers; they increase chances of wilful default: BKS-Nabard report

The condition of the farmers does not improve as a result of farm loan waivers (FLWs)....

Family of Lovepreet killed in Lakhimpur violence still disturbed; eight seats at stake here in polls on Feb 23

Family of Lovepreet killed in Lakhimpur violence still disturbed; eight seats at stake here in polls on Feb 23

There are eight Assembly constituencies in the Lakhimpur district, all of which...

Padma Shri for farmers Seth Pal Singh and Amai Mahalinga Naik

Padma Shri for farmers Seth Pal Singh and Amai Mahalinga Naik

The Padma awards, which count among the highest civilian awards in the country,...

Economic and political impact of farmers’ movement

Economic and political impact of farmers’ movement

This movement has brought the Jats and the Muslims together on one platform, which...

Remembering Dr.Kurien: Making the farmer count

Remembering Dr.Kurien: Making the farmer count

A five billion dollar company owned by 36 lakh farmers: unbelievable? This is GCMMF...

Lindiwe Majele Sibanda to head CGIAR

Following the decision of Marco Ferroni to retire and step down from his position as CGIAR System Board Chair after five years of...

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More area under wheat and mustard in current Rabi season than last year

The effect of high prices of wheat and mustard is visible in the area sown for the current Rabi season (2022-23). Farmers have sown...

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Farmers stage rallies in state capitals on “Raj Bhawan Chalo” call of SKM

On the call of Samyukt Kisan Morcha (SKM), farmers staged protest gatherings at 25 state capitals, more than 300 district headquarters...

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Gujarat polls: BJP manifesto eyes farmers

Learning from experience, the saffron party has laid special emphasis on issues relating to farmers in poll-bound Gujarat this time...

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Climate concerns impact crops in India: CRISIL

Pre-monsoon heatwaves, patchy progress of rainfall during the monsoon, and excess rainfall post-monsoon have impacted several agricultural...

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Cropfit — An app of the farmers, for the farmers, by the farmers; bidding below MSP not possible

While other apps mainly focus on the traders and how they can benefit them and the mandis, Cropfit's prime focus is on the farmers...

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