The bill was introduced after much delay
International Women's Day: How self-help group — and a phone — gave Kuntala new lease of life
Hazards of using fertilisers in Punjab
In Mysuru's HD Kotte, farmers in distress over falling yield
DMF helps Singrauli farmers grow vegetables, earn more
Grantee farmers will be trained in farming methods and guided about the kind of vegetables to grow, which can ...
Pesticide Management Bill 2020 must address important concerns
This is because agriculture in India is largely dependent on chemicals including pesticides and their usage has a huge ...
India to witness severe food inflation due to extreme weather
The record-breaking vegetable price rise indicates an era of high food inflation in coming years
How turmeric became tribal south Rajasthan’s ‘saviour spice’
The success of organic turmeric cultivation in Dungarpur proves that it isn't necessary to look towards global crops like ...
Union Budget 2020-21: Examining the agri-research agenda
Increased investment in agriculture research an absolute need of the hour
Union Budget 2020-21: Big talk on natural farming but no support
India has the largest share in the world’s organic farmers pie
Use revenue-sharing model for development, land acquisition
Access to village commons improved livelihoods but some recent state policies seek to grab them
Five points on food inflation and onions
Retail inflation hitting double digit being attributed to high food prices, but is it so?
Exclusion errors: Decoding the female face of agricultural crisis
Without empowering women in farming by recognising them as farmers and giving them land rights, agriculture can’t be sustained ...
India's withdrawal from RCEP a breather on many fronts
India's decision to pull out of RCEP means its policy on access to inexpensive drugs will not be under ...
Farmer and the new-age health market
India’s booming nutraceutical market provides a big opportunity to farmer producer organisations
Indian agriculture is under an invisible emergency
At a time when farmers strive to get the right price for crops, more money in their hands can ...
Three ways farms of the future can feed the planet and heal it too
Crops, trees and livestock in harmony; pesticides no more; small tech, big difference
Flawed claims about NREGA implementation
It is good to know that rural development secretary Amarjeet Sinha felt MGNREGA implementation could be improved. But his ...
Making agriculture sustainable is good and not for climate alone
The co-benefits are clear, despite uncertainty on the sector’s emissions
Promoting agri practices in Punjab for water efficiency, better residue management
New-age machines can help save costs, water & electricity usage as well as combat the problem of stubbles
Why an American farmer commits suicide
Like their India counterparts, American farmers are losing income, piling up debt and nobody listens to them
The government needs to midwife Indian agriculture to an organic revolution
Instead of making it difficult for the organic farmers, government should devise methods to reduce the complexity of the ...
Gandhi at 150: He believed in natural self-rule
Gandhi spoke of Sarvodaya, which refers not to “the greatest good of the greatest number”, but to the awakening ...
Pollinator Sanctuary: A new sustainable solution model from Canada
The concept could not only help in providing forage, shelter and nesting places for local bees and birds, but ...
Monsanto must review its glyphosate-based herbicide
Farmers should also limit or avoid its use