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Floriculture getting popular among Mizoram farmers

Aizawl, July 6 (ANI): With the floriculture exports from Mizoram on the increase, more and more farmers in the state are gradually taking to flower cultivation. Flower exports of Anthurium from Mizoram to several cities in India and abroad is ... Read More »

Monsoon break brings respite to farmers

Jalpaiguri/Shimla, July 3 (ANI): After a long dry spell, farmers in different parts of the country finally heaved a sigh of relief as the monsoons arrived. The onset of monsoons in Jalpaiguri in West Bengal raised hopes for the farmers ... Read More »

Farmers oppose fuel price hike

Rohtak (Haryana)/Mumbai, July 2 (ANI): Farmers have reacted strongly to the hike in the prices of petrol and diesel. The delayed monsoon is forcing them to irrigate their fields through tubewells, which consume around 15-20 litres of diesel. They said ... Read More »

Industrial waste generated poisonous crops in Aurangabad

Aurangabad, July 2 (ANI): Lack of incinerating industrial units in Aurangabad has led to dumping of industrial waste into water bodies, poisoning the crops. The industrial units especially the textile, paper and the distillaries are major sources of these pollutants ... Read More »

Punjab farmers resort to organic farming

Ferozepur (Punjab), June 6 (ANI): As organic farming becomes a popular the world over, farmers in India are taking to it as well. Farmers in Ferozepur district in Punjab are slowly dumping chemical farming in favour of organic farming. They ... Read More »

Mumbai fear monsoon will hose down slums

Mumbai, June 1 (ANI): Even as monsoon is awaited with bated breath by the farmers across the country, the slum dwellers in Maharashtra are concerned. They are anxious that heavy downpour during monsoon may hose their dwellings down. Water on ... Read More »

Stone crusher spells menace for Himachal farmers

Sangla (Himachal Pradesh), May 21 (ANI): Stone crusher being operated by a private hydropower Construction Company in Sangla valley of Himachal Pradesh is spelling menace for the farmers as the dust from the crusher is damaging plants and fruit crops. ... Read More »

Aurangabad farmers fear deers

Aurangabad, May 20 (ANI): Farmers in Aurangabad region of Maharashtra have sought compensation from the State Government as thousands of deer have  damaged their crops after sneaking from nearby forest areas. The deer have destroyed the cotton and orange crops ... Read More »

Farmers in Kashmir produce bio vermi compost

Kathua, May 11 (ANI): Farmers in Kathua in Jammu and Kashmir have started using bio vermi compost instead of chemical fertilizers. The compost is eco-friendly and supports the nutrients in the soil. Farmers, who have farmyard manure and rear cattle, ... Read More »