Advantage of rain-fed farming neglected

Cultivation in irrigated lands is easy compared to rain-fed lands, as farmers are completely dependent on the rains. In an effort to come to the rescue of rain-fed irrigation farming community, th... »
TECHNOLOGICAL SOLUTIONS: The PC treats the crop samples with the help of the comprehensive factsheets. FARMER’S NOTEBOOK

Plant clinic for diagnosing pests and infestations

The M. S. Swaminathan Research Foundation (MSSRF) along with an international organisation called CABI jointly piloted a project called plant clinic (PC) in Tamil Nadu, Puducherry and Maharashtra... »

Lowering the mortality rate of buffalo calves

Calf mortality is a common occurrence in buffalo rearing. Poor and unscientific management in calf rearing practices such as delayed and under or over feeding of colostrums, prolonged suckling dur... »

Now, farmers can get information on crop management through SMS

Farmers in Dakshina Kannada can now get information on horticultural crop management through SMS.The Department of Horticulture launched the service about 10 days ago, according to Yogesh H.... »

Controlling rhizome rot in ginger

Rhizome rot, also called soft rot, is one of the most devastating diseases of ginger. Initial symptoms of the disease appear as light yellowing of leaf tips which gradually spread down to the leaf... »
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Commodity prices

Take a look at the prices of various commodities in Chennai here»