BATHINDA: Combine harvester operators have refused to follow the Punjab government's directions to fit their machines with straw management system (SMS), an instrument which leaves no crop residue

Marathwada Dry Spell To Blame
Thirty-four farmers from Marathwada have committed suicide between August 6 and 13 due to crop failure because of the prolonged dry spell.

CHANDIGARH: While the global climate change is expected to reduce production of rice in Punjab and Haryana, at the same time it is likely to increase potato output in the two states.

The court also asked the Central government to explore the possibility of creating a fund for innovation in farming techniques.

In the letter, Delhi Environment Minister Imran Hussain on Saturday, explained how with the onset of winter, the Capital faced high levels of pollution leading to large cases of respiratory illness

Predicting the timings can help protect people and guide crop plantings, irrigation and hydropower generation.

“The commission agent filed a case in the court against the farmer. He had deposited a cheque in the bank without informing the farmer.

The World Business Council for Sustainable Development’s (WBCSD) newest report, Co-optimizing solutions in water and agriculture: Lessons from India on water security, identifies key enablers for scaling up solutions to water-scarcity in India. The information is designed to be useful for companies worldwide.

JAIPUR: Rajasthan government has been pulled up by the National Green Tribunal (NGT) after failing to submit action plans to prevent air pollution emanating from crop stubble burning after the harv

This year, Haryana reported 1,029 instances of crop burning between March and May and fines amounting to Rs 1,15,000 have been collected from 41 violators so far.