Making tools and technology available to farmers is a long-term solution to their problems, not steroid injections of 'higher prices'.Jan 26, 2018, 19:37 PM IST
Narendra Modi emphasised upon the need for taking scientific research to fields and suggested setting up of radio stations by agri-colleges and universities to create awareness among farmers.Jul 29, 2014, 13:22 PM IST
According to the union government's statistics, only 44 percent of the 14 crore hectares of arable land in the country is irrigated.Jun 14, 2014, 14:35 PM IST
Considering biotechnology to be area of focus in improving farm productivity, Union Minister of State for Agriculture Tariq Anwar Thursday said there is a need for "healthy scientific debate" on the issue.Nov 07, 2013, 22:33 PM IST
Farmers associations of Punjab and Haryana today demanded allowing use of biotech crops in the country, claiming that genetically modified (GM) crops would raise farm productivity as well as their income.Aug 09, 2013, 17:41 PM IST
The programmes taken up under the
National Rural Employment Guarantee Act, which increase
agriculture productivity in the rural areas, are not being "blocked" by the Naxalites, a study has claimed.