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  • Arun Jaitley Rules Out Niti Aayog Member's Suggestion To Tax Agriculture

    Arun Jaitley Rules Out Niti Aayog Member's Suggestion To Tax Agriculture

    Taxing farm incomes has been a political hot potato in India.

  • Maharashtra Government To Give Free Seeds To Tenant Farmers, Reassures On MSP

    Maharashtra Government To Give Free Seeds To Tenant Farmers, Reassures On MSP

    Addressing the issue of agricultural distress widespread in the state, the government of Maharashtra is planning to supply free seeds and pesticides free of cost to small and marginal farmers to keep cost effective farming alive in the state.

  • Meet the Indian Startups That Want You to Grow Your Own Food

    Meet the Indian Startups That Want You to Grow Your Own Food

    Urban farming startups are trying to help people make the most of unused space in rooftops and balconies.

  • Kerala Farmers Going Back To Traditional System To Beat The Climate Change

    Kerala Farmers Going Back To Traditional System To Beat The Climate Change

    Kuttanad: Farmer Moncy Joseph, who grows rice on land below sea level in Kerala’s Kuttanad region, is determined not to be beaten by climate change. Last year, the 44-year-old bought two Kasaragod Dwarf cows, an endangered native breed that grows just 3 feet (91 cm) tall and whose dung makes extra-rich fertiliser. Last season’s bitter gourd vin...

  • Animosity Among Royal United Kingdom Siblings Over GMO Crops Benifits

    Animosity Among Royal United Kingdom Siblings Over GMO Crops Benifits

    Britain's Princess Anne may have sparked some royal sibling rivalry after saying genetically modified crops had real benefits to offer, putting her at odds with her older brother Charles who says they would be an environmental disaster.

  • What is Organic Farming?

    What is Organic Farming?

    Organic farming is a system of agriculture where the use of chemicals and synthetic inputs like fertilizers, pesticides, antibiotics, hormones and feed additives are avoided.

  • How Climate Changes Are Affecting The Rural Women In India

    How Climate Changes Are Affecting The Rural Women In India

    New Delhi: Men migrating to bigger towns in search of employment to support their families in the villages is not uncommon. Climate change, which has caused a spike in natural disasters, has caused this change, adding to other factors like poverty and unemployment. Not only has there been a rise in trafficking of women, but a World Bank study has a...

  • 6 Basic Methods of Organic Farming

    6 Basic Methods of Organic Farming

    Organic farming is done to release nutrients to the crops for increased sustainable production in an eco-friendly andpollution-free environment.

  • Wanted: High-Tech Graduates To Work With Aussie Farmers

    Wanted: High-Tech Graduates To Work With Aussie Farmers

    The nation's largest cattle firm Australian Agricultural Company (AACo) is one of the local firms in the sector that has regularly been hiring tech-savvy youngsters.

  • Union Budget Allocates Rs 10 Lakh Crore For Agricultural Credit

    Union Budget Allocates Rs 10 Lakh Crore For Agricultural Credit

    The budget also announced an initial corpus of rs 5,000 crore for micro irrigation schemes. The government will also bring a model law on contract farming which would be circulated among states for adoption.

  • In Tamil Nadu, Sikh Farmers Turn Barren Land Into Orchards

    In Tamil Nadu, Sikh Farmers Turn Barren Land Into Orchards

    At a time when crop failure is increasing in Tamil Nadu due to deficient monsoon, these Sikh farmers in the state's Ramanathapuram district stand out with their innovative methods of farming - turning a barren land into orchards.

  • Women Farmers Battle Tradition, Self-doubt To Own Land In Uttar Pradesh

    Women Farmers Battle Tradition, Self-doubt To Own Land In Uttar Pradesh

    By Rina Chandran Taardeh, Uttar Pradesh: Anjali has worked on the land nearly all her life, first with her tenant-farmer parents, and then alongside her husband in Uttar Pradesh. But she has never owned land – a right she has been denied by inconsistent inheritance laws and her community’s rigid custom that led her to believe only a man should ...

  • Major Earthquake Jolts Chile Tourist Region On Christmas

    Major Earthquake Jolts Chile Tourist Region On Christmas

    A major 7.6 magnitude earthquake jolted southern Chile on Sunday, prompting thousands to evacuate coastal areas, but no fatalities or major damage were reported in the tourism and salmon farming region.

  • Only A New Law Will Guarantee Women Have Land Rights: MS Swaminathan

    Only A New Law Will Guarantee Women Have Land Rights: MS Swaminathan

    By Rina Chandran Chennai: India must pass a law granting women equal rights to land as men if the country is to ensure more food is grown for its more than 1 billion people and greater respect for the environment, a leading scientist said. MS Swaminathan is known as the father of India’s ‘Green Revolution’ for developing high-yielding varie...

  • Uttarakhand Needs to Promote Separate Farming Policy: Study

    Uttarakhand Needs to Promote Separate Farming Policy: Study

    Uttarakhand needs to promote a separate hill farming policy as the state has a meagre 14 per cent net sown area, more so as three-fifth of the state's total working population is engaged in agriculture, a study has recommended.

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