Saturday, September 25, 2021

NZ farmer fined for mistreating cows

Wellington |Saturday, 2021 3:15:06 PM IST
A New Zealand farmer who underfed nearly 300 cows has been fined NZ$9,000 ($6,300) and ordered to pay vet costs of NZ$1,763 ($1,234), according to a statement by the Ministry For Primary Industries.... read..

Digital platforms being used for convenience of farmers, MP CM tells Union agriculture minister

Bhopal (Madhya Pradesh) | September 24, 2021 12:46:00 AM IST
Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan on Thursday met with the Union Agriculture Minister Narendra Singh Tomar and spoke about the efforts made by the Madhya Pradesh government in the interest of the agriculture sector and farmers, said a p... read..

Cargill forays into agri-tech with hyper-localised platform to empower farmers

Bengaluru (Karnataka) | September 24, 2021 6:16:22 PM IST
To empower farmer communities and enhance farmer economic livelihood, Cargill has launched Digital Saathi -- a mobile-first, artificial-intelligence (AI)- based local online service platform.... read..

CM Stalin gives 1 lakh power connection certificates to farmers in TN

Chennai (Tamil Nadu) | September 23, 2021 2:46:06 PM IST
In a major announcement of welfare schemes for the farmers, Tamil Nadu Chief Minister MK Stalin distributed one lakh free power connection certificates to the farmers on Thursday.... read..

T'gana farmers to get personalised crop insurance products

Hyderabad |Wednesday, 2021 9:45:06 PM IST
Small underserved farmers in Telangana will have access to personalised crop insurance products and advisory services under a state government initiative in partnership with an insurance technology firm.... read..

Keep farmers' agitation above politics, Akalis ask Rajewal

Chandigarh |Wednesday, 2021 4:15:06 PM IST
The Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) has asked senior farmer leader Balbir Singh Rajewal to keep the farmers' agitation above politics. It requested him to take concrete action against hooligans who had targeted Akali workers proceeding to Delhi to participate i... read..

Bahadurgarh traders body moves HC against blockade of Delhi-Haryana border due to farmers protest

New Delhi | September 22, 2021 5:16:18 PM IST
Bahadurgarh Chamber of Commerce and Industries (BCCI) on Wednesday moved the Delhi High Court against the blockade of the Delhi-Haryana border near Bahadurgarh area due to farmers' protest.... read..

Himachal seeks scheme to cover farmer organisations

New Delhi |Wednesday, 2021 1:15:05 AM IST
Himachal Pradesh Urban Development and Cooperation Minister Suresh Bhardwaj on Tuesday called Union Home and Cooperation Minister Amit Shah here and sought extension of scope of scheme for coverage of farmer produce organisations as cooperative societies... read..

Telangana Government signs MoU with Wingsure to provide AI-driven personalized insurance and advisory services to farmers

Business | September 22, 2021 1:15:58 PM IST
Hyderabad (Telangana) [India], September 22 (ANI/BusinessWire India): The Telangana government has entered into an agreement today with Wingsure, an insurtech venture spin-out of SRI International (formerly Stanford Research Institute) that leverages arti... read..

K'taka CM calls farmers' protest sponsored, creates furore in Assembly

Bengaluru |Tuesday, 2021 3:15:06 AM IST
Karnataka Chief Minister Basavaraj Bommai on Monday dubbed the farmers' protest as 'sponsored' on the floor of the Assembly, leading to a furore with Congress legislators strongly objecting to the statement.... read..

Farmers problems should not be linked to politics: VP Venkaiah

Gurugram (Haryana) | September 20, 2021 11:45:59 AM IST
Vice President M Venkaiah Naidu on Sunday said that the problems of the farmers should not be politicised for votes as that will cause divisions in the country.... read..

Punjab govt standing with farmers, common man, says Charanjit Singh Channi after taking oath

Chandigarh | September 20, 2021 2:16:13 PM IST
Soon after taking the oath of office, the newly-sworn in Punjab Chief Minister Charanjit Singh Channi said his government is standing with farmers and will appeal to the Centre to withdraw the three farm laws.... read..

Sikh leader underlines need to intensify farmers agitation

Lucknow |Monday, 2021 8:15:06 PM IST
Jasbir Singh Virk, president of Bhartiya Sikh Sangthan, has underlined the need to intensify the ongoing farmers' agitation and said that there was a need to shore up strength at the Delhi borders.... read..

Farmers protest against water shortage in Pakistan's Sindh

Islamabad | September 19, 2021 11:15:55 PM IST
A large number of farmers on Saturday staged a protest march against the acute shortage of water at Dadu district located in Pakistan's Sindh province, local media reported.... read..

Amarinder Singh urges Punjab CM-designate to ensure relief to families of farmers who lost their lives in agitation

Chandigarh | September 19, 2021 10:16:05 PM IST
A day after he quit as the Chief Minister amid the crisis in Punjab Congress, Captain Amarinder Singh on Sunday expressed sorrow at having to cancel the scheduled disbursement of appointment letters to families of 150 farmers who had lost their lives in t... read..

Congress, SP, RLD weakened farmers' protest for personal gains: Sanjeev Balyan (IANS Interview)

New Delhi |Sunday, 2021 1:45:05 PM IST
Union Minister of State for Animal Husbandry, Dairying and Fisheries, Sanjeev Balyan, said that opposition parties such as the Congress, SP and RLD have weakened the ongoing farmers' protest for their personal political interests.... read..

Govt. working towards controlling micronutrient deficiency through fortification: Minister of State for Agriculture and Farmers Welfare

| September 18, 2021 11:16:17 AM IST
New Delhi [India], September 18 (ANI/PRNewswire): Leading industry professionals mulled over zinc deficiency affecting crops & humans, and stressed on the need for a conducive fertilizer policy, in a webinar organized by International Zinc Association... read..

Centre indifferent to farmers' plight, says SAD leader

New Delhi | September 18, 2021 5:45:56 AM IST
Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) leader and former Union minister Harsimrat Kaur Badal on Friday slammed the government, alleging that a number of farmers have died in the fight against the three farm laws, but the government is indifferent.... read..

Dada Organics - A new venture that lays emphasis on curating Ayurvedic products, empowering women and farmers

| September 18, 2021 5:15:53 PM IST
Rajkot (Gujarat) [India], September 18 (ANI/PNN): Successfully established entrepreneurs Jayshree Pandya and Dinesh Pandya have recently launched their new venture Dadaji Home Mart after gaining immense success in their venture Addshop E-Retail Limited.... read..

Strawberry farmers in Kashmir losing out due to lockdown

Srinagar |Sunday, 2021 2:45:05 PM IST
There has been a bumper strawberry crop in Kashmir this year; farmers are busy in their fields harvesting their produce and packing it in small boxes but the growers are incurring losses despite the bumper crop due to the lockdown following the coronaviru... read..

This Raj farmer created a new fennel variety through crop engineering

Jaipur |Thursday, 2021 9:45:06 PM IST
Regarded as the 'Saunf King' of Sirohi, Ishaq Ali, a farmer 'scientist' in Rajasthan, has earned many laurels for innovating in the field of fennel farming and has left one and all surprised by producing over 25 tonnes on 15 acres of land, thereby making ... read..
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