Articles by Agriculture

Yellow Lentils Heap Up Blues

Hugely excess tur dal production has deepened the Maharashtra farmers’ distress ahead of new season

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Rumble Of A Scary Trundle

The ominous footprints are no longer distant. We see them in Jharkhand’s paddy slopes, Andaman’s coral reefs, Bangalore’s garment units, Punjab’s wheat fields...

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Harvest Of Teardrops

Sporadic rains in March have brought little relief

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Long Wait For A Potful

The state from where Cauvery springs up has a rash of borewells with no water

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There Isn’t Even A Straw Left

Scanty rains have left the fields in Tamil Nadu all dry. The farmers feel throttled.

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Gale Tandava Over A Swathe Of Wilted Hopes

For long, arid Marathwada has been a victim of the vagaries of nature. Post-Holi hailstorms this season accentuate the tragedy like never before.

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The Pulse In A Paradox Of Plenty

In a pulses-importing country, a bumper crop brings little cheer to those who cultivate pulses. Here’s why.

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Rani’s Crown May Slip

Poor rains can take the juice out of business in pineapple’s Indian homestead this season

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Tractor Gets Green Signal

The field is set for the rural economy to benefit from a slew of schemes. What is the harvest anticipated?

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In Meluku, East Of Eden

The story of spices is the story of temptation—and human civilisation’s rise and fall. A string of fabled, fragrant islands forms its kernel.

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