Free Press Journal
  • Rural incomes worse than previously imagined

    The latest Nabard survey on All India Rural Financial Inclusion Survey 2016-17 — https://www.nabard.org/auth/writereaddata/tender/1608180417NABARD-Repo-16_Web_P.pdf — points to a bigger farm crisis than had been imagined earlier.

  • Production targets met, agri-management next step for MP: Narendra Dhandre, DGM, Netafim

    Increasing the yield of agricultural produce and using water effectively are the need of the hour for farmers in Madhya Pradesh (as is the case for the rest of the country). Despite the increase in production, improvement of yields has not been up to the mark. However, drip irrigation will be vital here, said Narendra Dhandre, DGM, Netafim. While speaking to Pankaj Joshi and R N Bhaskar, Dhandre

  • Turmeric cultivation being promoted at Bandhavgarh

    Umaria :  Turmeric cultivation is being promoted in more than a dozen villages of districts Morena and Umaria which come under the buffer zone of Bandhavgarh Tiger Reserve. Retired Major BN Singh who is holding the responsibility of promoting turmeric plantation on behalf of HI Destination told that more than twelve farmers agreed to plant turmeric in their farms this year in village Bagdara.