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Centre for Sustainable Agriculture Director G.V. Ramanjaneyulu (middle) addressing a seminar on organic farming in Vijayawada on Saturday. Photo: Ch. Vijaya Bhaskar
The Hindu Centre for Sustainable Agriculture Director G.V. Ramanjaneyulu (middle) addressing a seminar on organic farming in Vijayawada on Saturday. Photo: Ch. Vijaya Bhaskar

Organic food market takes off

Farmers can achieve better yield, but they are struggling to market organic products owing to lack of government support »

Managing pod borer in blackgram

Blackgram, commonly known as urdbean is cultivated in about 3.30 million hectares in the country.Among the various pests and infestations attacking the crop, insect pests are a major proble... »

A software application to aid farmers

It is easy to think of applications for visually challenged people in the context of “text-to-speech” software (TTS), but now there is an application which uses TTS to help out farmers. The Sandesh... »
NEW ATTRACTION: The project is supported by Christian Aid with technical support from Change Alliance. FARMER’S NOTEBOOK

An experiment proves that small farming is economically feasible

Thottiankulam village on the Sevaiyur-Tuticorin highway in Virudhunagar district is bone dry all through the year. Farmers, mostly small and marginal, have either left the place seeking work in tow... »
A farmer brings his soyabean crop for processing at a factory in Adilabad. File photo.

Govt. may pull the plug on soyabean subsidy

While a shortage of seed is blamed, confusion surrounding State bifurcation is reportedly the real reason »
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