India  /  Published 02.06.20

Monsoon ‘good sign’ for crops

India’s monsoon rainfall this season will be 102 per cent of the long-term average, skewed towards above normal, the national weather agency said on Monday, boosting expectations for good crop yield...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi

India  /  Published 26.05.20

Locust attack badly-timed 'serious infestation'

With a locust outbreak ravaging parts of western India, a Union environment ministry official Tuesday said it was a very badly-timed 'serious infestation' that has occurred when the country is already...
By PTI in New Delhi

North East  /  Published 09.04.20

Cash-crop farmers hit

Several cash crop farmers in Mizoram are facing inconvenience because of absence of market following the 21-day nationwide lockdown, state agriculture minister C. Lalrinsanga said.During a video confe...
By Henry L. Khojol in Aizawl

Business  /  Published 05.02.19

Distress cue in farm crop area fall

By Jayanta Roy Chowdhury in New Delhi

Odisha  /  Published 26.10.18

Tillers block roads over crop payout

Traffic to Sambalpur city on Friday was completely stalled for three hours following a road blockade by farmers at different entry points in support of their four-point charter of demands. The nationa...
By Subhas Panigrahi in Sambalpur

Odisha  /  Published 06.10.18

Brown plant-hoppers destroy paddy crops

Farmers in several areas of the district are worried as their paddy crops have been damaged by brown plant-hoppers, a pest locally known as chakada. They have approached the concerned authorities of t...
By Sudeep Kumar Guru in Bolangir


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