Declare Adilabad drought-hit, say farmers

Farmers in Adilabad are demanding declaration of drought in the district in view of the failure of last kharif season. Declaration of drought would help farmers get input subsidy as the Union gover... »
HIGHLIGHT: Several inward sloping terraces have been constructed in the farm to conserve water. FARMER’S NOTEBOOK

Diversified farming ensures sustainable income

The farm of a young farmer, Mr. Joji P. Daniel, in Chittarickal village, West Eleri panchayat in Kasaragod district of Kerala is like a school for enthusiastic young farmers and agricultural stude... »

Grey mildew disease management in cotton

Grey mildew is an important fungal disease, which has been affecting cotton yield in India. The disease increased by 10-30 per cent this year when compared to the prevalence in last four yea... »

Farmers asked to cut down on tobacco production

Tobacco Board Chairman K. Gopal on Tuesday exhorted the farmers to go for alternative crops in at least part of their land holdings in view of WHO Framework Convention on Tobacco Control (FCTC)’s d... »

‘Rise in drought-prone areas in State’

The drought-prone area in Karnataka has increased from 63 per cent to 72 per cent of the total area owing to erratic monsoon and lack of drought-proofing methods.G.R. Chintala, Chief General... »
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