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LIFE

 |  The Other Side Of Farming  |  5-minute read
Agriculture, Snakes, Man-animal conflict, Farming

Cold-blooded encounters: How snakes are more sensible than humans

Every farmer has a snake anecdote. Of one such landowner here are a few true stories with a thoughtful hiss in the tail.

POLITICS

 |  BREAKING NEWS INTO PIECES  |  6-minute read
Agriculture, Dilli chalo, Farm bills, Farmersprotest

Farmers will resist till ishq outweighs risk

We have fought multinationals, economic liberalisation and today a large number of us are fighting the farm laws, with the belief that the laws will ultimately make paupers out of us poor farmers.

VARIETY

 |  3-minute read
Minimum support price, Punjab, Paddy cultivation, Agriculture

Why Punjab must act fast to stop the inflow of paddy from other states

It is a matter of concern that till now, the Punjab government has not taken any concrete steps to stop the inflow of paddy from other states.

VARIETY

 |  5-minute read
Farmers, Minimum support price, Agriculture, Farmbills

Farm Bills: What corporatisation did to agrarian societies of the world

Unchecked corporate power and increasing political influence have left farmers to operate under the push ‘get big or get out’ and often driven abuse of farmers’ rights.

VARIETY

 |  3-minute read
Telangana farmers, Agriculture, Seed bowl of the world, Telangana

How Telangana farmers will benefit from the state becoming Seed Bowl of the World

With favourable agro-climatic conditions, skilled manpower, infrastructure and logistics for quality seed production and storage, Telangana meets more than 60 per cent of India’s seed requirement.

VARIETY

 |  5-minute read
Agriculture, Livestock, Greenhouse gases, Globalwarming

How your diet is contributing to global warming

The common causes of global warming are already known. However, very few people are aware that our food habits also have a significant impact on global warming.

VARIETY

 |  4-minute read
Direct seeded rice, Rice cultivation, Agriculture, Punjabwatercrisis

Why Punjab farmers are angry with the state government

The Punjab farmers are irked with the government for blowing a chance to save water and in turn, help them save money.

VARIETY

 |  3-minute read
Agriculture, Procurement agents, Food corporation of india, Haryana

How procurement difficulties hurt Haryana

Till May 18, 7.04 million MT of wheat was procured in Haryana, against the Food Corporation of India (FCI) target of 9.5 million MT.

VARIETY

 |  3-minute read
K chandrashekar rao, Agriculture, Telangana farmers, Telangana

Game changer: Telangana to begin regulating crop pattern

Following herd mentality, farmers produce the same crop. The KCR government move is to make the farmers produce what the market wants.

VARIETY

 |  4-minute read
Groundwater depletion, Haryana, Rice cultivation, Agriculture

Why Haryana doesn't want its farmers to grow rice

In order to save its fast depleting water table, Haryana is disincentivising the cultivation of paddy.