The state government has increased the organic farming area in Nashik division from 800 hectares to 1,200 hectares to promote the form of agriculture and discourage use of chemical fertilizers.

Sangrur district tops the state in rice yield per hectare and the total production during the Kharif 2013-14 season. This was revealed by the statistician of the Punjab Agriculture Department.

Two farmers of Sangrur district have been awarded for adoption of innovative agricultural techniques and commercialisation of agriculture.

The spread of farm extension services and mechanisation will get a fillip with the Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs (CCEA) approving the implementation of the National Mission on Agricultural

The Andhra Pradesh Government will spend Rs 274 crore to provide mechanised tools at subsidised prices to farmers.

1,92,306 farmers have been identified for this programme

With the launch of the Farm Crop Management System in Tuticorin, as many as 1, 92, 306 progressive farmers have been identified across the district to benefit from this new initiative, according to Joint Director of Agriculture, N.K. Dhakshinamoorthy. The programme was aimed at increasing agricultural productivity through new technologies to the reach of farmer

Farmers in 14 villages across the State will soon be equipped with hi- tech and precision farming methods to boost the production of banana and vegetables.

The Annual Credit Plan (ACP) for Namakkal District for the financial year 2013-14 at an outlay of Rs.

Though agriculture has always been considered as a robust growth engine for Bihar, the farm mechanisation remained a low priority for the successive State Governments till a few year ago.

The Punjab government has introduced “Farm Mechanization” plan aimed at tracking agriculture sector on production lines in the province.