Articles by Agriculture

Losses Flow Downward

Agrarian crisis hits harder the closer one gets to the field from the plate

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Crash Boom Bang

Farmer protests have been loudest in states with high agricultural growth. What explains the paradox?

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‘More Efficient Trading System Can Substitute The Middlemen’

Commission agents can be exploitative, but they also provide services to farmers, says economist Abhijit Sen.

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Middle Earth Moguls

Good monsoon or bad, glut or drought, boom or bust...it’s always fair weather for the range of middlemen who come between the farmer and consumer. An anatomy of the trade.

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An Eagle Eye Over The Farm

How technology will aid crisis-ridden agriculture

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Details Awaited

The loan waiver will come...but how? Thereby hangs a fiscal tale.

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‘The Centre And States Should Sit Together To Discuss Issues’

States have to take more onus in improving the lot of farmers, says BJP’s Kisan Mor­cha president Virendra Singh Mast, MP.

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Cool Winds From Nagpur

The deep distress has not swayed the CM. For, Chouhan has an RSS shield around him.

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Demo And Other Demons In The Barn

The fresh farmer fury has a lot to do with demonetisation, bumper crop and a glut

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A Food Strike, Not Hunger

Post-UP loan waiver, Maharashtra farmers demand their due, and are refusing to budge until they get it

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