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Punjab, Haryana procure 170 lakh tons of paddy

Nov 12, 2012
Food grain states Punjab and Haryana have procured nearly 170 lakh tonnes of paddy this season, officials in Chandigarh said Sunda...

Punjab delays paddy procurement, angers farmers

Oct 10, 2012
Farmers in Punjab are protesting against delays in the state government’s paddy procurement drive.. Farmers in that state have ...

Punjab farmers to stir if government fails to lift ban

Jul 11, 2012
Paddy farmers in Punjab, India’s bread basket satisfying 60 percent of the country’s demand for food grains, threaten to agita...

Punjab's Kharif crop faces rot due to scarcity of jute bags

Jul 09, 2012
Despite a state government request for timely supply of jute bags, farmers from Punjab, the largest foodgrain producing region in ...

Scanty rains hit farmers in Jammu

Aug 01, 2012
The Jammu and Kashmir government has, in view of the deficit monsoon this year, asked farmers in Jammu region to sow alternate cro...

Scanty rains hit paddy farmers in Odisha

Jul 25, 2012
Paddy transplantation could not be taken up so far in about 50 percent of the target area of 1.2 million hectares in Odisha due to...

Punjab farmers get INR14,110 crores for wheat procurement

May 14, 2012
Having achieved a record wheat crop of over 120 lakh tonnes this season, Punjab farmers have become richer by INR14,110 crore. The...

Punjab, Haryana procure 150-plus lakh tonnes of wheat

May 02, 2012
With the procurement season in full swing, government agencies in Punjab and Haryana have procured over 150 lakh tonnes of wheat, ...

Hail damages apple crop in Himachal, J&K

May 02, 2012
Hailstorms and inclement weather have caused damage to the apple crop in Himachal Pradesh as well as in Jammu & Kashmir (J&K).