Tag: Crop

Scientists develop a method to boost seed oil yield in crops

Washington: Scientists from Nanyang Technological University, Singapore (NTU), have developed a method to increase the yield of natural oils in…

Punjab-Haryana rains worry farmers over a wheat crop

Chandigarh: The skies turned dark over parts of Punjab and Haryana on Monday morning with some areas experiencing light rainfall…

MP fire: 3 killed, 17 hurt, 2 dozen villages razed

Hoshangabad (Madhya Pradesh): Three people were killed and 17 others injured in a wildfire that also destroyed crop in around…

Haryana to assess crop damage of farmers

Chandigarh: With the standing crops, especially paddy, being damaged in several parts of the state due to 3-4 days of…

‘Crop insurance scheme benefits companies more than farmers’

New Delhi: It is yet to be seen how much the Modi government's ambitious crop insurance scheme has benefitted farmers,…

Compensation to crop loss: Harish

Irrigation Minister T Harish Rao today promised that the government will provide financial succor to the farmers whose crops including…

Crop investment incentives to fruits, Sugarcane too

The incentive amount of Rs 8,000 per acre for two crops in a year as Crop Investment launched by the…

Jeevan has doubts over Crop Investment amounts reaching farmers

Alleging that the crop investment would not become an alternative to beneficial price to the crop of farmers, CLP Deputy…

Horticulture crop production witnesses record-high of 300.6 million tonnes in 2016-17

New Delhi: The production of horticulture crops was reported to be a record-high of 300.6 million tonnes in 2016-17, which…