Will India’s new agricultural export policy work?
Food grain buffers exceed need, global prices remain depressed
Loopholes galore in implementation of PM-Kisan
The major drawback in the scheme is its design, which has deprived farmers from reaping the benefits it promised
More than 30 per cent of world’s organic producers are in India
But they are mostly marginal farmers sharing only 2.59 per cent of total area under organic cultivation
Madhya Pradesh witnesses farmer unrest like never before despite a bumper harvest
The sugarcane story: Not at all short and sweet
Here’s all about the political economy of the sugarcane crisis
The sweet dealers
Some of India’s top politicians have a deep interest in the sugar industry. Here’s why
Farmers suffer as states yet to declare drought
31% of the districts in India are struck by drought according to IMD but many states are yet to declare drought, leaving the already agonised …
'Farmer companies have triggered changes globally'
Roberto Logo, a specialist on farmer organisations and markets with a UN agency, on the development of corporate partnerships with Farmer …
Is government manipulating agriculture data?
Government’s policy decisions and ground reports are in conflict with official data on sowing, production and agriculture insurance
Cabinet gives nod to new agriculture insurance scheme
The new scheme will be unable to address the existing agrarian crises, say experts
किसानों को मिलेगा मुआवजा, उपभोक्ता अदालत ने कीटनाशक कंपनी को दिए आदेश
मध्य प्रदेश में एक उपभोक्ता फोरम ने एक एग्रो केमिकल को आदेश दिए हैं कि वह उन किसानों के नुकसान की भरपाई करे, जिन्हें ...
कृषि कर: जरूरी या मजबूरी
भारत में कृषिगत आय कर के दायरे से बाहर है। लेकिन इसकी आड़ में होने वाली कर चोरी को रोकने के लिए कृषि कर ...
Growing gap in irrigation potential and usage major challenge
To reduce the consumption of water and maximise agricultural productivity in the country, the government is trying to introduce different innovations
How corrupt nexus between sugar industry, governments affects farmers
India is the second-largest producer of sugar in the world, after Brazil
Official data exposes Centre’s inflated claims on success of agriculture insurance scheme
The number of non-loanee farmers opting for insurance reached 9.7 million in kharif season of 2016 as against 9.8 million in the same period in …
State-run insurance firms headless; PMFBY implementation suffers
Performances of private insurance companies were also not encouraging, though they had been opted for those states where risk was less
Fertilizer companies will not allow meaningful action in agriculture during COP 21: report
The report says the role of fertilizers in contributing to climate change has been severely misunderstood
About 100 districts have suffered drought conditions for 15 years
Continuous erratic weather is making states more vulnerable
बजट 2020-21: यूरिया की सब्सिडी सीधा बैंक खाते में!
यूरिया का उपयोग सीमित करने और जीरो बजट खेती को बढ़ावा देने के लिए सरकार बजट में कर सकती है घोषणा
Responsibility of PM’s irrigation scheme to go back to water resources ministry
Government sources say that this to and fro of the scheme may affect its implementation
पराली का अर्थशास्त्र
बिजली उत्पादन में कोयले के विकल्प के रूप में पराली का उपयोग किया जा सकता है लेकिन किसान इसके लाभकारी मूल्य से वंचित हैं
क्या जादुई चावल के बारे में जानते हैं आप?
पांच दशक पहले धान की एक किस्म विकसित की गई, जिसने भारत सहित कई देशों की भुखमरी दूर कर दी
After controversy, PPV&FR chair reiterates support for farmer rights
KV Prabhu says controversial changes noticed recently on his organisation’s website could have been made well before his tenure started
Sugarcane farmers caught in a maze of brotherhood of brokers
Sugar barons enjoy political proximity with all ruling parties and switch political loyalties just to stay in power
India’s Cow Crisis Part 5: Penalty for abandoning cattle final nail in coffin
The increasing trend of legal penalty for abandonment will backfire