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Ornamental Fishery: Could Farmers Reap Gold?
Ornamental Fishery: Could Farmers Reap Gold?
Jul 06, 2021

Platinum Arowana, a freshwater ornamental fish, holds the record for selling at US$ 4,00,000. Yes, four lakh dollars for just one small animal!

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This Minimum Price Does Not Offer Enough Support, Protest Farmer Unions
This Minimum Price Does Not Offer Enough Support, Protest Farmer Unions
Jul 04, 2021

Most of them claim that while the amount is less, even the number of beneficiaries is too little compared to the number of farmers in the country

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Need To Address Challenges To Agriculture, Mainly From Covid
Need To Address Challenges To Agriculture, Mainly From Covid
Jun 16, 2021

Union Agriculture Minister Narendra Singh Tomar pointed out that India performed well during the severe COVID-19 pandemic

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Resilient Livestock Key To Global Food Systems In Post-Pandemic World
Resilient Livestock Key To Global Food Systems In Post-Pandemic World
Jun 09, 2021

Feeding ten billion people by the year 2050 will be quite a challenge against the background of certain developments where agriculture-driven growth is at risk

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Climate Change Fans Spread Of Pests, Threats Plants And Crops: Study
Climate Change Fans Spread Of Pests, Threats Plants And Crops: Study
Jun 02, 2021

It is estimated that pests destroy up to 40 percent of global crops and cost $220 billion of losses.

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Raise A Glass: It’s World Milk Day!
Raise A Glass: It’s World Milk Day!
Jun 01, 2021

India accounts for 22% of the global milk production of 906 million tonnes and produces more than 52% of the 379 million tonnes of milk produced in Asia.

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Subsidy Not The Solution For Fertiliser Price Hike: Farmer Unions
Subsidy Not The Solution For Fertiliser Price Hike: Farmer Unions
May 25, 2021

Indirect subsidy is neither in favour of farmer nor the country. This is only in favour of industry, claims farmer union leader

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For 3 Successive Years Apple Produce In Kashmir Takes A Hit
For 3 Successive Years Apple Produce In Kashmir Takes A Hit
May 19, 2021

Growers say that due to rapid weather changes and the continuing cold weather and hailstorm, there is extensive damage to apple orchards

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Farmer Unions Protest Fertiliser Price Hike
Farmer Unions Protest Fertiliser Price Hike
May 19, 2021

Price hike before Kharif season will add to farmers’ woes as they use DAP as a primary fertiliser during sowing of crops like paddy, cotton, groundnut, etc.

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Bumper Harvest; Need Maximum Procurement On MSP
Bumper Harvest; Need Maximum Procurement On MSP
May 18, 2021

Farmers do not have much to cheer. Even a bumper crop does not take their income to the minimum required level. Prices below MSP is hurting them.

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