Orange farming in this area has flourished since its commercial cultivation began under the five-year term (2006-2011) Orange Development Project (ODP) of the DAE.

Formalin is used in 93.75 per cent of mangoes selling in the capital, said a report of Save the Environment Movement on Tuesday.

SHILLONG: The noble initiative taken by the villagers of Narwan Village in East Jaintia Hills to grow oranges rather than engaging in coal mining has now begun to pay rich dividends.

As part of the 41st Meghalaya Day celebration in the city, Governor RS Mooshahary released the Narwan Oranges marketed by the Narwan Village Society of Shangpung area in collaboration with Integrated Basin Development Livelihood Programme Unit, East Jaintia Hills District.

The Tinsukia district administration has launched an ambitious project, “Mission Orange”, to increase cultivation of the citrus fruit manifold in the next five years with an aim to bring economic p

The Maharashtra government has decided to launch a project with $85 million funding from the Asian Development Bank, which will augment the agriculture infrastructure in the State.

Ratnakar Golewar, 42, a farmer from Warud in Amravati district, was quite happy with the yield in his 7-acre orange orchard this year.

Itanagar: Orange farmers in Lohit district of Arunachal Pradesh are spending sleepless nights following death of pre-mature trees in large area of plantations after being attacked by pests.

Madhya Pradesh may not be an

Soaring temperature had led to incidences of fruit damage
AFALL in production of oranges across major belts of Punjab, Maharashtra and Rajasthan has led to prices rising between 40% and 45% and touching 290-350 for a carton of 10 kg.

The one bright spot, literally, is that growers in the Darjeeling hills are expecting a good crop due to adequate rainfall and bright sunny days that are keep

Bhutan will export oranges to Bangladesh through Dawki land customs station in Meghalaya, official sources said.

Following a nod from New Delhi, a delegation from Bhutan comprising members from Bhutan Chamber of Commerce, Bhutan Import and Export Association, Bhutan-Indo Friendship Association and other officials arrived at Dawki recently to complete the formalities.

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