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NEW ATTRACTION: The project is supported by Christian Aid with technical support from Change Alliance.
Special Arrangement 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... »

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... »
The new online farm calculator. Farmer's Notebook

A new online software disburses farm loan details

Getting a crop loan from a bank and after repaying the entire amount getting back the land or house papers submitted as collateral security for availing the loan are not easy tasks.“Farmers... » 1 comment

Bolting in onion

Onion crop performance varies in different seasons or in different areas for the same seed and many times due to farmers’ unawareness. In many cases the defects are considered to be only due to see... »
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