Traditional paddy farmers want better policies

Traditional paddy varieties being cultivated in Tamil Nadu do not have government procurement policies. Farmers who cultivate them often face losses. October 30, 2020 | Written by Shivaane Srinivasan Karur: There are no Direct Procurement Centers (DPCs), Minimum Support Price (MSP), or subsidies given for marketing traditional paddy varieties in Tamil Nadu.  As the demand […]

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Paddy field falls heavily on the Soil

The soil in Shahpur taluk is losing its nutrition due to a large number of paddy growers. By Archita Chakraborty Yadgir:  The excessive farming of paddy is affecting the black soil of Shahpur taluk and deteriorating its quality. Superintendent of farming at the research station of college of Agricultural Sciences, Dr Dayanand Sainaad said, “Once […]

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