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Awareness programmes were conducted for farmers from 80 villages. Photo: Special Arrangement
Awareness programmes were conducted for farmers from 80 villages. Photo: Special Arrangement
FARMER’S NOTEBOOK

Wider spacing in crops helps tide over water scarcity

The challenge in increasing crop productivity is more especially in dry areas, where it is a tough task for both farmers and scientists alike. While digging ponds to store rainwater might be advis... »

TNAU develops better efficiency stoves

In India, 80 per cent of the total population lives in villages. The major energy demand of rural population is for cooking which contributes to about 98 per cent of their total energy consumption... »

Funds to be doubled for Krishi Bhagya Scheme

Minister for Agriculture, Krishna Byregowda hinted that the government would double the funds for Krishi Bhagya Scheme to reach the farmers in hobli level from next year.Mr. Byregowda intera... »

Maharashtra promises aid to farmers

With unseasonal rains hitting the farmers of Maharashtra hard over the last weekend, the State government has assured quick damage assessment and aid disbursal.“We are already in the proces... »
This 2012 file photo shows a farmer in the middle of his dry field in Maharashtra. Photo: Vivek Bendre

Sudden rainfall leaves Maharashtra farmers worried

Sudden rainfall over the weekend may have caught Mumbaikars off guard, but for farmers across Maharashtra already stressed with farm suicides and losses it has brought new worries of damage to cro... »
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Commodity prices

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