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Latest Articles in Agriculture

Zero Budget Natural Farming: A robust policy that needs work

The importance given to this form of agriculture has a strong rationale behind it.

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Govt Extends Relaxed Norms For Onion Imports Till 31 Jan

It has decided to extend the relaxation for imports up to January 31, 2021, in the light of public concern over high prices of onion in the market.

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A Tale Of Agriculture Marketing In India

The government is trying out a slew of measures in this regard, especially in recent history.

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Rising Above Binary Choices In Indian Agriculture

India’s dependence on cities for development has been disproportionately high. 63% of GDP today comes from urban centres while 65 % of the population lives in rural areas.

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Farmers' Protests ''Exception'', State-Centric; Hoping for Impasse to End Soon: Agri Minister

Speaking at ASSOCHAM meeting, Union Agriculture Narendra Singh Tomar said the 'Andolan' is an exception. "It is of only one state. Talks and discussions are underway and I feel the issue would soon be resolved," he said.

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Land Fragmentation: The Core Issue In Agriculture

Land fragmentation is an issue because it decreases agricultural productivity and diminishes the economic opportunities available.

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Need to Deregulate Indian Agriculture

More market-marked contracts and involvement of private companies are needed both in agriculture and agro-forestry.

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ASSOCHAM Says Farmers Protest Results In A Daily Loss Of Rs 3,500 Crore

The Associated Chambers of Commerce and Industry of India (ASSOCHAM) the apex trade association says due to the protest the Indian economy may bear a daily loss of around Rs 3,000 to 3,500 Crore.

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PM Modi To Meet Farmers From Punjab During His Visit To Kutch; Over 60,000 Protestors At Haryana Borders

Prime Minister Narendra Modi will today interact with farmers in Kutch, including those from Punjab, during his visit to the border district. The farmers' protest intensified with the involvement of more than 60000 protestors at Delhi borders, reported by the Haryana Cops. The situation is unsustainable because of the involvement of more political leaders along with the farmers intensifying the movement.

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Aspire To Own A Green Home?

Setting up Solar panels help to reduce electricity costs because it helps you to produce your own electricity and can be cost effective in the long run. Solar Panels should face the South to an inclination of 15 degree.

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Minimum Support Price: What is it? Who benefits?

The prices are announced before every crop cycle, that is twice a year, during Rabi and Kharif crop season. Government guarantees an offtake price to the farmers on the harvest.

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HM Shah Meets Tomar On Farmers Stir Intensifying

A meeting took place between Home Minister Amit Shah and Agriculture Minister Narendra Singh Tomar on the 19th day of protest

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Agitating Farmers Begin Day-long Fast, To Intensify Protest Against Farm Laws

Farmer leader Baldev Singh said, "Representatives of farmer unions have started their hunger strike at Singhu Border."

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Farmers Union Moves SC Against Farm Laws

BKU( Bharatiya Kisan Union) leader has moved to the SC for repealing of the farms law where six petitions are already filed against the three farm laws

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Indian Government Offers Concessions As Farmers Intensify Protests

Farmers have been demonstrating since late last month over reforms enacted in September that loosened rules around the sale, pricing and storage of farm produce, which had protected farmers from an unfettered free market for decades.

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