April 11, 2016 12:01 am
Forcing healthy PSUs to revive fertiliser plants won’t help industry or agriculture. Government must deregulate pricing.
March 16, 2016 12:08 am
Reform of agricultural markets and land lease laws must be a priority.
February 18, 2016 2:20 am
Total foodgrain production in 2015-16 is expected at 253.16 million tonnes (mt), according to the Agriculture Ministry’s second advance estimates.
January 15, 2016 3:03 am
What IARI scientists have now bred is a ‘determinate’ early-maturing pigeon-pea, which produces 20 quintal per hectare in just 120 days.
January 14, 2016 12:05 am
We need a national framework to address agricultural problems.
January 07, 2016 1:13 am
Drip irrigation, making urea in Iran, and pushing pulses in Punjab should be top policy priorities.
November 03, 2015 12:07 am
Government cannot afford to wait any longer to address the building agricultural distress.
August 20, 2015 3:10 am
However, despite lower production, government agencies have procured more rice and wheat from farmers this time compared to what they bought from the 2013-14 crop.
August 20, 2015 3:04 am
The Central and state governments have contributed no less to the current woes facing cane growers.
August 14, 2015 12:00 am
We can add millions of hectares to irrigated land without building a single new dam. We just need to adopt a different method of managing the water already stored in them.