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 |  The Other Side Of Farming  |  5-minute read
Wheat, Harvesting, Agriculture, Farming

Combining at night

Harvesting is a sunny van Gogh painting. Wait till you experience it on a cloudy night.


 |  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.


 |  The Other Side Of Farming  |  3-minute read
Farming, Owl, Wildlife, Poaching

The bird and the believers: How the curse of the owl fell upon me

An account of what it is to be a lover of wildlife, so close yet so far from nature.


 |  The Other Side Of Farming  |  3-minute read
Animal killings, Biodiversity loss, Pesticides, Insecticide

Why farming is cruel business

A young farmer's very own Kalinga, when he wakes up to a farm strewn with disaster.


 |  5-minute read
Distress migration, Farmer suicides, Farming, Jharkhand

Jharkhand: No, farmers don’t want to give up farming. They want the government to make it more sustainable

A popular perception is that given a chance, farmers would give up agriculture. A recent survey finds that is not the case.


 |  5-minute read
India, Protests, Agriculture, Farming

Everyone is bored of farmer suicides

There is a sense of reductionism to the way we present a crisis.


 |  6-minute read
Farming, GM Crops

Genetically modified, so what?

Producing GM crops is not a grossly unnatural thing to do.


 |  Growing Pangs  |  4-minute read
Literature, Farming, Children's Books

Learn to grow: Why children must read books on farmers

It’s important that these stories go beyond outdated nursery rhymes, especially for kids, who are naturally curious about where their food comes from.