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Landless labourers of Toguta stall Mallannasagar works

Protest at being excluded from door-to-door survey as ordered by the court

The Hindu 14 Sep 2019 11:59 pm

Collector inspects seed distribution centres

Not many takers for millets, the alternative crop under contingency plan

The Hindu 28 Aug 2019 1:03 am

Certification of seeds to be made mandatory to step up farm output

Barcoding and tracking could hike productivity by 25%, say officials.

The Hindu 11 Aug 2019 12:48 am

Growing crops without soil: Here’s how hydroponics works

We head to HMA Greens Hydro Farm to understand how hydroponics works

The Hindu 5 Aug 2019 4:04 pm

Transforming livelihoods through farm ponds

They can be an effective tool for rainwater harvesting

The Hindu 1 Aug 2019 12:58 am

What is zero budget natural farming?

Will this form of chemical-free agriculture increase farmers’ incomes? Where are the pitfalls?

The Hindu 28 Jul 2019 11:45 am

Santhosh Kumar S is testing the water with hydroponics

He grows mint and other crops using the soil-less farming method

The Hindu 26 Jul 2019 3:33 pm

CSIR-IICT to supply 3.6 lakh traps to tackle Fall Worm pest

CSIR-IICT has announced on Monday that it will be making and supplying 3.6 lakh traps and 7.2 lakh lures for farmers growing maize/corn crops this yea

The Hindu 23 Jul 2019 12:32 am

‘Petroleum pipeline will not affect farm land’

Panel told to lay it along the road

The Hindu 19 Jul 2019 1:01 am

Data: How profitable is agriculture?

The Minimum Support Prices (MSPs) of all major crops for the Kharif season FY2020 have been set at 50% above the cost of production, according to an a

The Hindu 16 Jul 2019 4:03 pm

UP Farmers in distress as heavy rainfall causes crop damage in Gorakhpur

Not only farmers but even commuters residing in the region are facing issues due to flooded streets and roads

The Hindu 14 Jul 2019 5:03 pm

Delhi govt. to give land ownership rights to 7,200 families allotted under 20-point programme

In the programme, launched during former prime minister Indira Gandhi’s tenure in 1975-76, around 12,500 landless families got land for cultivation

The Hindu 14 Jul 2019 11:46 am

Delta farmers take to inter-cropping in a big way

This is expected to bring relief to areas hit by Cyclone Gaja

The Hindu 11 Jul 2019 1:03 am

Reinforcing caste hierarchies: on Maratha quota

The Maratha quota is a case in point of what a progressive Indian polity should not be doing

The Hindu 9 Jul 2019 10:06 am

Farmer earnings skewed across States, show data

The Centre aims to double farmers' income by 2022. A 2017 NABARD survey shows high levels of inter-State income inequality among agricultural househol

The Hindu 8 Jul 2019 12:53 pm

CAMPCO to slash price of wet cocoa beans purchased from traders from today

There will be no reduction in the price of beans being procured from farmers, says cooperative

The Hindu 8 Jul 2019 12:54 am

Budget 2019: The road to agriculture and rural prosperity

A truly agriculture and rural development-focussed Budget, it has adequately met the twin objectives of growth and inclusiveness. When doubling of far

The Hindu 7 Jul 2019 10:24 pm

Farmers’ association demands setting up of disputes tribunal to deal with banks

‘Centre and State government have a responsibility to protect all farmers’

The Hindu 6 Jul 2019 1:49 am

Union Budget 2019-20 first take: Moving strategically to a $5-trillion economy

“It is heartening to see the continued focus on Farmer Producer Organisations. Expanding the pool of FPOs by 10,000 will help the farming communities i

The Hindu 5 Jul 2019 9:58 pm

Budget 2019-20 first take: The road to rural prosperity

“Sustainability has largely remained at the centre of this Budget”.

The Hindu 5 Jul 2019 8:15 pm

Relief for farmers after crops hit by Fall Armyworm

₹186.25 crore under SDRF to benefit cultivators in 17 districts

The Hindu 5 Jul 2019 6:41 pm

Budget 2019: Farmers should take up zero-budget farming, says Nirmala Sitharaman

‘Ease of doing business and ease of living should also apply to farmers’

The Hindu 5 Jul 2019 1:14 pm

A scheme for farmers that has not reached most farmers

PM-Kisan is limited in both scope and implementation

The Hindu 4 Jul 2019 12:02 am

Mobile app to survey 2.2 crore farm plots in kharif, rabi seasons

Estimation-actual production gap in conventional survey varied between 40% and 300%

The Hindu 28 Jun 2019 11:57 pm

Overwhelming response to farm courses

TNAU receives the highest number of applications in the last 10 years

The Hindu 27 Jun 2019 7:43 am

Mungaru Samskritika Raichur Habba begins

The three-day annual traditional Mungaru Samskritika Raichur Habba, organised by Munnur Kaapu Samaja in association of Hatti Gold Mines and APMC, bega

The Hindu 17 Jun 2019 12:44 am

Agriculture Dept. campaign to raise awareness on preventing infestation

The Department of Agriculture has launched a campaign to create awareness among farmers in the district on precautions to be taken to prevent infestat

The Hindu 16 Jun 2019 12:51 am

Pact struck on crop loans that have turned NPAs

Announcement on Friday comes after protracted discussions as banks had expressed apprehension to bring NPAs under crop loan waiver scheme

The Hindu 15 Jun 2019 1:12 am

Deficient pre-monsoon: Only 8% of targeted area sown in Karnataka

Sowing taken up in 6.17 lakh hectares as against the target of 76.69 hectares

The Hindu 15 Jun 2019 1:08 am

To protest ban, farmers to plant GM cotton, brinjal seeds today

Say they should have right to plant whatever they want

The Hindu 10 Jun 2019 1:50 am

Vice-President lauds women farmers of DDS

The Vice-President appreciated women farmers of Deccan Development Society (DDS) for bagging the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) ‘Equator

The Hindu 7 Jun 2019 12:01 pm

‘YSR Rythu Bharosa’ all set for launch on October 15

‘Annadata Sukhibhava,’ Naidu’s pet scheme, scrapped.

The Hindu 7 Jun 2019 7:17 am

Women farmers get the recognition they deserve

UNDP announces six women from DDS sanghams as winner of ‘Equator Prize’ for 2019

The Hindu 6 Jun 2019 12:10 pm

Awareness camps on micro irrigation from today

Two villages to be covered in each division daily

The Hindu 3 Jun 2019 12:57 am

Narendra Modi 2.0: First Cabinet meeting focusses on farmers welfare, fulfilling poll promises

Cabinet clears proposals to extend the ₹6000 per annum income support scheme to all land-owning farm families, create contributory pension schemes for

The Hindu 31 May 2019 9:43 pm

Country’s biggest mango, jackfruit fair in Bengaluru

About 500 varieties of mango and over 70 varieties of jackfruit will be on display

The Hindu 29 May 2019 12:06 pm

Coconut insurance scheme yet to pick up

Farmers feel compensation is paltry and conditions to get it unacceptable

The Hindu 25 May 2019 8:00 pm

Sugarcane farmers complain of delay in payment by mills

Mill owners say they are awaiting release of funds by the government

The Hindu 20 May 2019 11:51 pm

Desilt channels before onset of monsoon, say farmers

‘Ensure that water released for ‘kar’ paddy cultivation reached tail-end areas’

The Hindu 16 May 2019 8:30 am

Exasperated farmers await govt. help

Searing heat has left Vellore district parched, says agriculturists association

The Hindu 13 May 2019 11:25 pm

Farmers seek settlement of arrears

Urge police to expedite action against sugar company CMD

The Hindu 13 May 2019 11:21 pm

The anatomy of a marginalised region

With a high percentage of Muslims, Bihar’s Seemanchal region frames issues of representation and welfare

The Hindu 8 May 2019 11:12 pm

Farmers complain against Varanasi election officers

Non-cooperation alleged while filing nominations

The Hindu 7 May 2019 12:27 am

Mango orchards making way for commercial crops

Low yield from old trees forces farmers to look for alternatives

The Hindu 29 Apr 2019 12:16 am

A rural agenda

A group of Farmer leaders and others publish a manifesto from ‘India’s largest private sector’

The Hindu 27 Apr 2019 5:43 pm

Farmers against land acquisition for hydrocarbon exploration

Association plans to mobilise farmers to stall the project at Periyakudi

The Hindu 26 Apr 2019 8:22 pm

Tapioca processing centre eludes Pachamalai farmers

500 to 600 lorry-loads are sent to mills in distant Attur every year

The Hindu 20 Apr 2019 8:56 pm

R&R committee formed under LA Act to meet today

Grama Sabha to be held at Erravalli village for farmers losing land under Mallannasagar and Kondapochamma projects

The Hindu 16 Apr 2019 12:31 am

The heat is on: protection during summer

Local administrations must draw up plans to address heat stress and possible water scarcity

The Hindu 8 Apr 2019 12:05 am

Uttar Pradesh’s farmers split over cane, cattle and crashing prices

Agrarian crisis has not dimmed Prime Minister Modi’s appeal

The Hindu 7 Apr 2019 8:53 am