India’s wheat planting gathers momentum, acreage up nearly 10%

Synopsis The Ministry of Agriculture & Farmers’ Welfare will keep updating the provisional crop sowing figures as it gathers more information from state governments. Indian farmers have planted wheat on 4.5 million hectares since Oct. 1, when the current sowing season began, up 9.7% from a year ago, the latest data from the farm ministry […]

Delhi govt begins preparations for spraying bio-decomposer in farms to prevent stubble burning

Synopsis “Along with this, a training programme will also be organised in the Delhi Secretariat on Friday regarding the spraying of the free bio-decomposer, during which officials of the development department, the revenue department and the Indian Agricultural Research Institute (PUSA) will also be present,” the minister said. The Delhi government has begun preparations for […]