Kharif sowing still lagging

With monsoon deficient by 53 per cent of the long period average in the country, kharif sowing has not picked up in the last week. It is lagging in all summer crops. The sowing period normally la... »
Krishna Kumar (second left), Director, Institute of Forest Genetics and Tree Breeding exchanging an MoU with S.K. Vishwanath (right), General Manager, Rapid Genomics Solutions, in the city on
Thursday. Photo: M.Periasamy

New technology to reduce cost, time of research, commercialised

Smaller scientific research institutes to benefit »

Promoting cultivation of minor millets to beat poverty

Select farmers to be trained on improved farming technology »
Youth at work in a Jasmine field at Salvarpatti village in Madurai district on Wednesday. Photo: R. Ashok

Standing tall as agriculturists

Many graduates in villages surrounding Alanganallur taking to agriculture »
Officials looking at a chaff cutter kept on display at the newly inaugurated Farmer's Club at Vedar Puliyankulam in Madurai district on Wednesday. Photo: G. Moorthy

Fodder, new cash cow for farmers

First-of-a-kind Farmer’s Club inaugurated »
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