Tea Production in India Decreases by around 10%; Led to Increase in Price

Due to extreme floods and coronavirus movement limits, Indian tea production in 2020 dropped 9.7 percent from a year earlier, boosting market rates by nearly a third to a record level, the state-run Tea Board said. The price increase helped the besieged Indian tea industry, which was competing with increasing production costs, but decreased South […]

Shivraj Government Takes Big Decision for Farmers; Details Inside

Here is good news for Madhya Pradesh farmers. Amidst the ongoing farmers’ protest, Shivraj government is going to take a big decision. Under this, farmers could sell their wheat produce to private centers on the MSP. For this, permission will be given to open purchasing centers in the region.   Private Purchasing Centres  Till now, the procurement of […]

Farmer in Bihar Cultivates World’s Costliest Crop ‘Hop-Shoots’

Do you know what is the most costly vegetable or crop in the entire world? Let’s know about this vegetable which has created lots of opportunities for farmers across the globe and is now making its debut in India. The cultivation of the world’s costliest vegetable which is named as ‘hop shoots’ has recently started on a trial basis in Bihar’s Aurangabad […]

Good News for Farmers: NABARD to Provide Loan in Agri Sector

The National Bank for Agriculture and Rural Development (NABARD), Bihar has recently announced that it has prepared a Potential Linked Plan (PLP) for 2021-22 to facilitate credit flow to the agriculture sector in all 38 districts of the state. Moreover, the chief general manager (CGM) Sunil Kumar on Wednesday said that the potential for credit […]

What is ‘Rythu Bandhu’ Scheme and Who will get benefit from it?

K Chandrashekhar Rao Telangana’s Chief Minister announced that under the ‘Rythu Bandhu’ system, all farmers in the state would receive financial assistance from December 28. A day after the Pragathi Bhavan review conference, Rao said that more than Rs 7,500 crore will be transferred directly to the bank accounts of around 6.14 million farmers.  According to the chief minister’s office (CMO), the amount will be […]

Arunachal Pradesh Launches Millet Cultivation Project in Siang district

In partnership with the Siang district agriculture department, the College of Horticulture and Forestry (CHF), Pasighat, has launched a ‘Millet Cultivation Scheme’ in the remote village of Riga in the Siang district. Millets are generally grown at an altitude of 2,100 m in both tropical and sub-tropical areas. It is a heat-loving plant and the […]

Most Profitable Cash Crops: Farmers can grow these Crops to get High Profits in Return

The objective of this article is to give a list of cash crops farming business ideas to small farm owners and those who are new in the world of agriculture. Commercial cash crop farming is a year-round profitable farming process. Techniques may vary from one farmer to another, and one place to another, but basic is […]

Bihar Beej Anudan Yojana-Buy quality seeds

Good quality seed is important for good crop yield. Some farmers afford to buy good quality seeds but there are many others who cannot buy it due to financial issues. Hence, to help these farmers, the Bihar government has launched a special scheme known as Bihar Beej Anudan yojana.  It is important to mention that Bihar Beej Anudan Yojana is being […]

Nirmala announces Rs 65,000 crore fertilizer subsidy for farmers

Just two days prior to Diwali, Union Finance Minister, Nirmala Sitharaman on Thursday (12 November 2020) has announced a Rs 65,000-crore fertilizer subsidy for the farmers in India as part of her stimulus package to boost the economy.  Sitharaman said Rs 65,000 crore is being offered to ensure sufficient availability of fertilizers to the growers […]

Secha Samadhan App, launched by Odisha Government for Farmers

Chief Minister of Odisha, Naveen Patnaik on 9 November, 2020 launched “Secha Samadhan”, a bilingual portable application for mobile phones, which will help in addressing the water and irrigation issues confronted by the farmers without visiting the concerned departments and offices. He additionally launched four more online administrations and services to determine the issue of water […]