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Barefoot - Naren's last testament

Naren's book is an insider's plea to save farming from the many ills that afflict it today, mainly as a result of the industrial-chemical agricultural practices… A little over a year ago, we lost one of the finest men I have known. As his wife ... The Hindu, 7 hours ago

When green shoots don't sprout

Starting end May, kharif sowing decisions are made in some parts of the country. If the rains don't come as planned or if irrigation waters are scanty, the farmer changes his decision. Thedeficit in monsoon rainfall is apparently narrowing. But ...
 Indian Express1 week ago

Bengal's women learn to extract good food from dry land

Tribal families in Bankura, West Bengal, living on a stable diet of potato and rice and occasionally some 'daal' (lentils), are now consuming a variety of vegetables, cereals, fruits and animal protein with relish on a daily basis, marking a sea ...
 Kashmir Times1 week ago
Times of India

Erratic monsoon poses challenge to kharif crop

NEW DELHI: Parts of north and east India face drought while others have been hit by floods. A report on how farmers are coping with unusual weather. Punjab, Haryana: Late rain threatens cotton, paddy Punjab and Haryana farmers, earlier ...
 Times of India1 week ago

Seeds Of Truth: Vandana Shiva Responds To Michael Specter

Seeds of truth: Vandana Shiva responds to Michael Specter on 01 September 2014. Specter embraces "grave fallacies that affect people's lives" Vandana Shiva has replied to Michael Specter's article in the New Yorker, which hypes GMOs via the GMO ...
 Modern Ghana2 weeks ago SEEDS OF TRUTH A RESPONSE TO THE NEW YORKER  Axis of Logic3 weeks ago

Horticulture farmers hit by flash floods in Uttarakhand, UP

NEW DELHI: The death toll in floods that have hit parts of Uttar Pradesh, Bihar, Assam and Uttarakhand has been put at 100, although that's seen as conservative, while more than 20 lakh people may still be marooned. Nearly 50,000 have been rescued, ...
 Economic Times1 month ago India: Farmers hit by flash floods in Uttarakhand  Fresh Plaza1 month ago
Business Standard India

Retail inflation up at 7.96% on costly food items

Pushed by food items, the Consumer Price Index (CPI)-based inflation rose to 7.96 per cent in July from 7.46 per cent in June, which was an all-time low since the new series was launched in January 2011. The official data, issued on Tuesday, ...
 Business Standard India1 month ago

Hyderabad to be the host for an Intl Conference on Novel Agricultural and Horticultural Strategies for Sustainable Development

Hyderabad : 350 Open access journals publisher and 300 plus Scientific Conferences Organiser across the globe, OMICS Group International to organize 3rd International Conference on Novel Agricultural and Horticultural Strategies for Sustainable ...
 APN News1 month ago

The sidelining of agriculture

The assault on Indian agriculture is now global. While successive governments have deliberately ignored agriculture for almost two decades, the World Trade Organisation has now joined hands to destroy India's food self-sufficiency built so ...
 DNA India1 month ago

Eating into the rural economy

Whenever I take a train from Vaishali or Patna in Bihar to Delhi, I see tall, bull-sized animals in herds of no less than 10 or 15, merrily grazing on the tender leaves of precious crops such as rice, wheat, pulses, maize and everything that humans ...
 Hindu Business Line1 month ago
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