Failure to implement legislation hurting farmers

Poor quality seedlings and lack of monitoring of nurseries selling seedlings of fruits and vegetables to farmers are the main reasons why horticulture farmers in the State are losing out on their crop yield, said Dr M Krishna Reddy, Principal Scientist, Plant Pathology, Indian Institute of Horticulture Research (IIHR).

Being one of the biggest river channelisation project in the country, the Central Water Commission (CWC) has approved a Rs 945.48 crore project for taming the remaining 55 tributaries of the Swan r

The senile but healthy plants in old apple orchards will be rejuvenated under a new Centrally aided project to be launched soon in the state.

INDORE: Green Tribunal, Bhopal, has issued notices to Western Coalfields Limited (WCL), Coal India, National Biodiversity Committee, Union ministry of environment and forest and MP state biodiversi

Union Rural Development Minister Jairam Ramesh has assured Arunachal Pradesh to consider more projects under Pradhan Mantri Gram Sadak Yojana (PMGSY) to increase connectivity in this land–locked St

A water recycling project that was inaugurated on Monday in Vasant Kunj aims to keep colony parks green without using up fresh ground water.

Mangiana (Sirsa), May 21: Israel will run two training courses every year for progressive farmers from Haryana.

The Agriculture Policy-2013 will mark a watershed in the agri-horticulture development while driving the food processing sector in the State, Minister for MSME Damodar Rout said here on Thursday.

CM says agriculture production in the state crossed 10 mn tonnes in 2011-12 and it had won the Krishi Karman award for 2012-13

The Tamil Nadu government on Monday announced schemes worth Rs 984.7 crore aimed at boosting agricultural production in the state besides ensuring fair prices for agri produce in the market. The state expects these projects to help it achieve self-sufficiency in foodgrain. Chief minister J Jayalalithaa said agriculture production in the state crossed 10 million tonnes in 2011-12 and it had won the Krishi Karman award for 2012-13.

The annual plan size for the State of Arunachal Pradesh for 2013–14 has been fixed at Rs. 3,700 Cr which includes Rs. 3,177 Cr of Central Assistance.

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