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Surinder Sud

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  • Market intelligence

    01-04-2019 21:36:00

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

  • Beyond loan waivers & doles

    04-03-2019 22:10:00

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

  • Onward and upward

    04-02-2019 23:10:00

    The government should come up with policies to incentivise vertical farming

  • Not worth the hype

    07-01-2019 21:31:00

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

  • Flower power

    04-12-2018 00:45:00

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

  • Govt must support FPCs

    05-11-2018 21:59:00

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

  • Revamp state agri extension agencies

    08-10-2018 23:15:00

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

  • Engaging youth in agriculture

    10-09-2018 21:38:00

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

  • The menace of land erosion

    13-08-2018 21:19:00

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

  • New direction for the ship of the desert

    03-07-2018 06:00:00

    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

  • Making India trans fats-free

    05-06-2018 06:17:00

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

  • Millets' day in the sun

    08-05-2018 05:55:00

    The cereal can help alleviate malnutrition and improve public health

  • Reviving rural youth's interest in agriculture

    10-04-2018 05:55:00

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

  • Is your fresh fish really fresh?

    13-03-2018 05:58:00

    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

  • A case for integrated farm management

    13-02-2018 05:56:00

    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