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Smarter agri techniques need to address ground-level problems: Researchers

DSR requires farmers to directly sow rice into rows in the field, using a machine

Ankur Paliwal  |  Karnal (Haryana) 

Three years earlier as explained in the first part of this series, Vinod Kumar, a farmer then 29 years old, decided to change the way he grew wheat and rice. He was encouraged by scientists who were experimenting on climate-smart techniques that help farmers grow more food, increase their income and also adapt to climate change.

This was in a portion of farmers’ fields, including Kumar’s, at Anjanthali village, about 20 km away from here. Kumar had already adopted a few of these technologies. Such as Happy Seeder, a contraption that deals with the crop residue that ...

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First Published: Tue, May 01 2018. 00:47 IST
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