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Rice research station okays 10 new varieties for farmers 9.5.2020 The Assam Tribune
Rice research station okays 10 new varieties for farmers
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Training programme concludes 21.1.2020 Manipur: E-Pao
Training programme concludes
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Crop diversification, short-duration paddy to help curb stubble burning: NRAA 5.11.2019 India News | Latest News Headlines & Live Updates from India - Times of India
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Training on scientific cultivation held at Ukhrul 20.6.2019 Manipur: E-Pao
Training on scientific cultivation held at Ukhrul
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In Rajasthan’s Barmer, frequent droughts have left farmers disillusioned by government promises 8.5.2019 Scroll.in
About 80% of the farmers rely on rain for agriculture, with benefits of irrigation projects yet to reach the parched area.
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How an unyielding drought has forced once thriving Andhra farmers to leave in search of wage labour 10.4.2019 Scroll.in
The government’s failure to provide alternative employment, decent irrigation facilities and adequate drought relief has only worsened the situation.
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Reducing Carbon Emission by Altering the Method of Farming 2.1.2019 Govt of india: PIB
Initiative have been taken to make agriculture more adaptive and resilient to climate variability and in the process to reduce carbon emission.  Important initiatives in this regard include crop diversification programme under Rashtriya Krishi Vikas Yojana (RKVY), National Food Security Mission (NFSM) and Bringing Green Revolution to Eastern India (BGREI).
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Year End Review 2018 Ministry of Agriculture, Cooperation and Farmers Welfare 26.12.2018 Govt of india: PIB
The Department of Agriculture, Cooperation & Farmers Welfare (DAC&FW) fixes target for the production of foodgrains in the country annually. The target for the production of foodgrains has been fixed at 290.25 million tonnes for the 2018-19.
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ACOAM Lup bats for Chakhao taste 5.12.2018 Manipur: E-Pao
ACOAM Lup bats for Chakhao taste
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Doordarshan phone-in programme today 5.9.2018 The Assam Tribune
Doordarshan phone-in programme today
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Realignment of Cropping Pattern 10.8.2018 Govt of india: PIB
The Department of Agriculture, Cooperation & Farmers Welfare emphasize for holistic development of agriculture including land, crop and water productivity. In order to enhance water use efficiency and judicious use of irrigation water, incentives are given for water saving devices like sprinklers, drip, raingun etc. besides promotion of resource conservation technologies under the Schemes like Pradhan Mantri Krishi Sinchai Yojana (PMKSY) (per drop more crop) etc. The cropping pattern is dependent on various factors viz. agro- climatic condition of the region, availability of resources like land & water, market forces, socio-economic condition of the farmers and change as per the available resources.
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Fertility of Soil 31.7.2018 Govt of india: PIB
         A dedicated scheme on “Soil Health Card” has been launched to take care of Soil Health for the first time in a uniform manner to evaluate the soil fertility across the country by the GOI in cooperation with state governments Soil Health Card contains the status of soils with respect to 12 parameters, namely – N, P, K (Macro-nutrients), S (Secondary-nutrients), Zn, Fe, Cu, Mn, B (Micro-nutrients) and pH, EC, OC (Physical Parameters).
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Income Security for Farmers 24.7.2018 Govt of india: PIB
 The Government has set a target of doubling of farmers’ income by the year 2022. The Government has constituted an Inter-Ministerial Committee under the Chairmanship of Chief Executive Officer, National Rainfed Area Authority, Department of Agriculture, Cooperation and Farmers Welfare to examine issues relating to doubling of farmers’ income and recommend a strategy to achieve doubling of farmers’ income in real terms by the year 2022.
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Doubling the income of farmers 20.7.2018 Govt of india: PIB
The Government has set a target of doubling of farmers’ income by the year 2022. The Government has constituted an Inter-Ministerial Committee under the Chairmanship of Chief Executive Officer, National Rainfed Area Authority, Department of Agriculture, Cooperation and Farmers Welfare to examine issues relating to doubling of farmers’ income and recommend a strategy to achieve doubling of farmers’ income in real terms by the year 2022.
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Kharif crop sowing slows down as monsoon stalls 22.6.2018 Hindu: Business
Biggest lags seen in pulses and oilseeds
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Wooing farmers to take to horticulture crops 15.6.2018 Hindu: Cities
The Horticulture department will implement the programme in three clusters in Pudukottai district and two in Thanjavur district
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Rains keep farmers busy in Mysuru 29.5.2018 Hindu: National
The rains over the past few days have allowed agricultural activities to pick up in Mysuru district, with farmers busy sowing crops in their fields or
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Model law for contract farming 22.5.2018 Hindu: National
Aims at reducing farmers’ risks
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Karnataka polls: Siddaramaiah's welfare schemes can decide Congress' fate 10.5.2018 Latest News
BJP chief ministerial candidate and state party president BS Yeddyurappa has said that his party would retain all the good welfare programmes initiated by the Congress government
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Modi govt's crop insurance marred by delayed claim settlement, low coverage 30.4.2018 Latest News
Centre bears higher share of premium for states which gives adequate budget for PMFBY, suggests panel
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