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  • 07-Oct-2019 | Surinder Sud

    Advantage indigenous Indian cows

    Their milk is better than that of exotic cows in terms of quality and composition of proteins

  • 02-Sep-2019 | Surinder Sud

    Reversing degradation of land

    The government's approach towards fertilisers and soil health seems rather paradoxical

  • 05-Aug-2019 | Surinder Sud

    Time to review GM policy

    The lingering uncertainty about GM policy has adversely hit the research on the problem-solving biotechnology and has led to the withdrawal of foreign investment from biotech companies

  • 08-Jul-2019 | Surinder Sud

    AI in agriculture

    Given the impressive track record, the future of this field seems promising

  • 10-Jun-2019 | Surinder Sud

    Revisit administration of agri sector

    All political parties should support another Constitution amendment to put agriculture on the Concurrent List for the benefit of the farmers

  • 13-May-2019 | Surinder Sud

    Legalise land leasing

    By dilly-dallying on the enactment of laws in tune with the NITI Aayog's model bill, state governments are doing a disservice to the farm community

  • 01-Apr-2019 | Surinder Sud

    Market intelligence

    Advance information on anticipated price behaviour of different crops is vital for farmers to take informed decisions

  • 04-Mar-2019 | Surinder Sud

    Beyond loan waivers & doles

    CIFA has chalked out an elaborate national agricultural agenda which it wishes the government to follow over the next 10 years

  • 04-Feb-2019 | Surinder Sud

    Onward and upward

    The government should come up with policies to incentivise vertical farming

  • 07-Jan-2019 | Surinder Sud

    Not worth the hype

    Evidence has already piled up to indicate that organic foods are no better than those produced through regular agriculture

  • 04-Dec-2018 | Surinder Sud

    Flower power

    Flower production, if managed professionally, has the potential to outperform most other kinds of farm pursuits in terms of income

  • 05-Nov-2018 | Surinder Sud

    Govt must support FPCs

    Farmer Producer Companies can lift farm incomes through cost reduction, value-addition and efficient marketing

  • 08-Oct-2018 | Surinder Sud

    Revamp state agri extension agencies

    Krishi Vigyan Kendras are transforming agricultural extension and the learnings must be applied at the state level

  • 10-Sep-2018 | Surinder Sud

    Engaging youth in agriculture

    They are more energetic, productive and receptive to new ideas and advanced technologies

  • 13-Aug-2018 | Surinder Sud

    The menace of land erosion

    Soil is virtually a non-renewable natural resource that needs to be guarded at all costs

  • 03-Jul-2018 | Surinder Sud

    New direction for the ship of the desert

    Its demand as a draught animal for transportation and farm work in arid areas is waning but rearing camels, primarily as a productive milch animal, has immense potential

  • 05-Jun-2018 | Surinder Sud

    Making India trans fats-free

    The health objectives of the move would only be partially served till the unorganised sector is brought into the loop

  • 08-May-2018 | Surinder Sud

    Millets' day in the sun

    The cereal can help alleviate malnutrition and improve public health

  • 10-Apr-2018 | Surinder Sud

    Reviving rural youth's interest in agriculture

    They need conveniently usable technologies that ensure higher productivity and income, at reduced cost

  • 13-Mar-2018 | Surinder Sud

    Is your fresh fish really fresh?

    Food inspectors, regulators and even health-conscious consumers would soon be in a position to find out if the fish available in the market is free of contaminants

  • 13-Feb-2018 | Surinder Sud

    A case for integrated farm management

    The kind of mixed farming that is followed today does not qualify as integrated farming which requires inter-linking of different components for mutual benefit

  • 01-Jan-2018 | Surinder Sud

    What ails Namami Gange project

    Hassle-free and affordable sewage treatment technology is the need of the hour to restore Ganga water's pristine quality

  • 04-Dec-2017 | Surinder Sud

    Cut down post-harvest crop losses

    It is perhaps not too late even now to amend the Food Security Act, 2013, to impose some well-judged curbs on food wastage

  • 06-Nov-2017 | Surinder Sud

    Time to stamp out gender disparity

    Women's share of farm work is over 50 per cent, yet they are paid much less than their male counterparts

  • 09-Oct-2017 | Surinder Sud

    Road map for agri-solar farms

    Solar energy entrepreneurs must be encouraged to join hands with farmers