Affan Yesvi
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The writer is a young social activist from Jammu and Kashmir.

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Why Kashmir’s walnut industry needs a booster shot

The government must realise the high international value of walnuts from Jammu and Kashmir, and provide the required infrastructure support.

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Why the traceability of honey is essential

While FSSAI permits some amount of sugar mixing, traceability is the only answer for consumers who insist on procuring real and natural honey.

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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.

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To bee or not to bee: Why Kashmir must act fast to protect its honey industry

it is a matter of concern that the prized Kashmiri honey is losing its sheen with the waning interest of the local apiarists or bee farmers.

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How microbial treatment can help solve the stubble-burning problem

The microbial spray is an effective long-term solution to stubble burning and the pollution problem, that is economically viable for farmers as well.

POLITICS

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Why Punjab cannot declare itself a ‘principal market yard’ to negate Farm Bills

Declaring the entire state as a principal market yard can isolate Punjab since the Centre is the major buyer of the wheat and paddy produced in Punjab.

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Why Punjab needs a thrust for start-ups to deal with stubble burning

Stubble burning will begin in Punjab in just about a week from now. And it won't be too long till Delhi-NCR turns into a gas chamber yet again.

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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.

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Why Punjab's ruling elite won't let the state rationalise farm power subsidy

Subsidised power means that the farmers continue to draw up groundwater indiscriminately through tube-wells for paddy cultivation.

POLITICS

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