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‘Pay attention to pricing, procurement and public distribution’ advises Prof Swaminathan in the wake of farmers march to Delhi

Thousands of farmers assembled in several parts of Delhi as part of a two-day Kisan Mukti March over the lack of attention paid to the increasing woes of those engaged in agriculture. Professor M S Swaminathan on Friday issued a statement in support of farmers agitating in New Delhi.  He stated that Evidence of agrarian unrest has […]

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Kerala floods unmask perils of Climate change to Plantation sector | Editorial | The Agraria

Kerala is regarded as Plantation state of India which shares nearly 45 percentage of Plantation crops cultivated in India. Plantation crops also occupy 34 percentage of total cropped area of the State. The sector has been weighed down for too long due to various strains like high cost of production, unrealistic taxation laws, high workforce […]

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Playing with numbers – Is MSP hike a significant move in doubling farmers income ?

“Cultivators are the most valuable citizens; they are tied to their country.”        – Thomas Jefferson, 3rd US President. The Union Budget 2018 has kindled the expectations of Agriculture sector by many peal of trumpet announcements focusing farmers and rural development. The most alluring part among them is ‘setting up of minimum support […]