Tag: Farmers

States
Massive decline in yield of major crops in Rajasthan likely due to excessive rainfall followed by drought-like conditions

Massive decline in yield of major crops in Rajasthan likely due to excessive rainfall followed by drought-like conditions

Farmers sowed urad and moong on a large scale in Rajasthan after the beginning of...

Technology
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Rural Voice Special: How Solar Dehydrator and Slicer benefits the farmers

Rural Voice Special: How Solar Dehydrator and Slicer benefits the farmers

Farmers who grow spices and vegetables often have to suffer losses even after good...

Latest News
ICRISAT to launch SPU in Andhra Pradesh to support local FPOs and farmers

ICRISAT to launch SPU in Andhra Pradesh to support local FPOs and farmers

The facility is equipped with five processing lines, which will produce highly nutritious...

International
Widespread opposition to reduction target of GHG emissions from agriculture in Ireland and Canada

Widespread opposition to reduction target of GHG emissions from agriculture in Ireland and Canada

The agriculture ministers of various states within Canada are protesting the decision....

Rural Dialogue
Reforms needed in agriculture sector to increase farmers’ income: Prof. Ramesh Chand

Reforms needed in agriculture sector to increase farmers’ income: Prof. Ramesh Chand

Today, the preference of the consumer is undergoing a change. So, the farmers should...

Agri Start-Ups
Arya.ag crosses Rs 500cr milestone on its fintech platform

Arya.ag crosses Rs 500cr milestone on its fintech platform

The agritech platform has recorded over three times growth on its digital agri-lending...

National
Mangoes not aam: Production declines due to premature high temperatures

Mangoes not aam: Production declines due to premature high temperatures

Mango-producing farmers are facing a critical situation. Farmers say that there...

Agri Diplomacy
“Permanent solution” to issue of PSH of foodgrains needed: Swadeshi Jagran Foundation

“Permanent solution” to issue of PSH of foodgrains needed: Swadeshi Jagran Foundation

The SJF letter seeks to request “protection of interest of developing countries”...

Rural Dialogue
Agricultural sustainability suffers as farmer not focus of govt policies: Yudhvir Singh

Agricultural sustainability suffers as farmer not focus of govt policies: Yudhvir Singh

Speaking at a Roundtable Discussion of “Fertilizers for Farmers: Impact of Ukraine...

Technology
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Rural Voice Special: Vermicompost cheaper as well as better than chemical fertilizers; a guide to how to prepare it

Rural Voice Special: Vermicompost cheaper as well as better than chemical fertilizers; a guide to how to prepare it

While chemical fertilizers consist of a maximum of three nutrients, vermicompost...

Latest News
Decision to regulate sugar exports to rein in prices; guidelines issued for mills and exporters

Decision to regulate sugar exports to rein in prices; guidelines issued for mills and exporters

Worried by the retail inflation rate nearing double digits, the government has gone...

Technology
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Crop residue management technology: Farmers won’t have to burn stubble; soil fertility increases, no pollution

Crop residue management technology: Farmers won’t have to burn stubble; soil fertility increases, no pollution

Along with the increase in agricultural production in our country, mechanization...

Technology
Rural Voice Special: How protected cultivation technology is benefiting the farmers

Rural Voice Special: How protected cultivation technology is benefiting the farmers

Five times more yield can be obtained through this technology as compared to traditional...

Latest News
Market prices low; farmers selling their gram at govt procurement centres only; MP raises ceiling for sale per farmer

Market prices low; farmers selling their gram at govt procurement centres only; MP raises ceiling for sale per farmer

The MSP for gram is Rs 5,230 per quintal. It is selling at Rs 4,300-Rs 4,825 per...

Opinion
Mann needs time, regular flow of money to fulfil ‘Kejriwal guarantees’ in Punjab

Mann needs time, regular flow of money to fulfil ‘Kejriwal guarantees’ in Punjab

The real issue from the long-term point of view lies in the economic structure of...

National
Mustard prices cross Rs 7,000 per quintal in many mandis

Mustard prices cross Rs 7,000 per quintal in many mandis

The prices have gone up to Rs 7,000-7,500 per quintal in many of the mandis of the...