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Hope sinks in flooded Assam gardens

Guwahati, April 23: Assam tea, known for its second flush variety, will be affected by the heavy rainfall that has lashed the state for the past few days, officials in the tea industry said. "The second flush will take a hit due to the excessive ... Calcutta Telegraph, 1 week ago
Financial Express

Monsoon to be above average: IMD

The monsoon rains are critical to India's farm sector as 55% of farmland continues to be rainfed. (Reuters) Signalling robust farm output and benign inflation and giving hope to the rural populace reeling under an income contraction, the India ...
 Financial Express3 weeks ago Monsoon rains seen above normal in 2016: IMD  Livemint.com3 weeks ago Monsoon cheer for deficient Bihar  Calcutta Telegraph3 weeks ago All eyes on IMD  HT Syndication3 weeks ago
DNA India

Why India cannot give monsoons a miss?

Posted by Equitymaster The Indian Meteorological Department (IMD) has forecast monsoon rainfall to be 106% of the long period average (LPA) in 2016 . This has bought some relief to the government which has been battling with two years of back to back ...
 Equitymaster.com1 week ago Good rainfall forecast cheers parched India  Eco-Business2 weeks ago India will receive normal monsoon rainfall this year, says a private forecaster  Economic Times1 month ago Farmers elated with met department's announcement of above normal monsoon  Times of India2 weeks ago
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Hindustan Times

Kaushalya Dam goes dry, Panchkula too facing water shortage

With the rain-fed Kaushalya Dam that supplies around 18 cusecs to the city drying up due to scanty rainfall in winter, the summer could bring testing times for residents. With no supply from the dam for over a week and the summer rising to its peak, ...
 Hindustan Times2 weeks ago

Inadequate rainfall hits pulses cultivation

After steady increases in the acreage for the past many years, the pulses cultivation in the district hit a rough trough during the just ended 2015-16 financial year with area coverage down to 18,249 hectares, a reduction of more than 2,000 ha. ...
 The Hindu2 weeks ago
Millennium Post

Country is geared up to handle erratic rainfall Situations:Radha Mohan Singh

The National Conference on Agriculture for Kharif Campaign-2016 was organized on 11th and 12th April, 2016 at NASC Complex, Pusa, New Delhi. The Conference was inaugurated by Radha Mohan Singh, Union Minister of Agriculture and Farmers Welfare and ...
 India Infoline3 weeks ago PMKSY anchorage : Agriculture port is a better bet  Millennium Post1 day ago Market for agriculture drones to expand sevenfold in six years  OneClimate.net1 week ago Serious agricrisis staring India  Observer Research Foundation3 weeks ago
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Over 33 p.c. of rabi crops lost in Belagavi district

Continuing dry spell and deficient rainfall during the northeast monsoon last year are the reasons The continuing dry spell and deficient rainfall during the northeast monsoon last year have adversely affected the rabi crop and the loss is ...
 The Hindu1 month ago

Contending with irrigation woes

India's rainfall pattern is completely different from that of the mid-latitude countries of Europe. It annually receives almost 400 million hectare metres of rain against its geographical area of 329 mha, and if this is evenly spread, then there ...
 The Statesman1 month ago

Organic farms spread over 5 lakh acres

Learning from the Sikkim experience, the Modi government on Monday announced bringing 5 lakh acres of rainfed land under organic farming over the next three years. Finance Minister Arun Jaitley announced the allocation of Rs 412 crore for two schemes - ...
 Deccan Herald2 months ago
Zimbabwe Herald

Creating a network of climate champions

Climate change is already impacting Uganda; we are seeing changes in both timing and amount of rainfall (leading to flooding, droughts, and seasonal changes), increases (mostly) in temperatures (leading to the need for more water availability and ...
 Dhaka Tribune4 days ago Climate change to cause 38pc decline in agric income  Zimbabwe Herald2 days ago Sustainable Land and Water Management: Key to addressing Climate Change and Food Security  Modern Ghana1 week ago Winter cropping and conservation agriculture : a solution to drought in Malawi  Times.mw1 week ago
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