Tag Archives: Farmers

Farmers resort to distress sale

Chikiti: Farmers have resorted to distress sale of paddy in 17 panchayats under this block in Ganjam district due to delay in opening of procurement centres, a report said Thursday. They are worried as they have no option than to … Continue reading

390 total views, 3 views today

Posted in State | Tagged , , , , | Comments Off on Farmers resort to distress sale

Lakhs of paddy sacks lie in open

Padmapur: Even as paddy procurement has started since November 14 in this sub-division of Bargarh district, about two lakh paddy packets were reportedly still lying in open and unsold in various procurement centres, leaving the farmers distraught.  While 57 procurement … Continue reading

2,195 total views, no views today

Posted in State | Tagged , , , | Comments Off on Lakhs of paddy sacks lie in open

Farmers resort to distress sale in Ganjam block

Chikiti: Farmers in 17 panchayats of this block in Ganjam district suffered major crop loss due to pest attack and unseasonal rains. It was reported that 70 per cent crops were damaged due to these reasons. While the farmers expected … Continue reading

1,439 total views, 3 views today

Posted in State | Tagged , , , | Comments Off on Farmers resort to distress sale in Ganjam block

Farmers sell off paddy at farmland; Middlemen make hay

Basudevpur: Even as farmers in some areas under Basudevpur block in Bhadrak district are stepping up paddy harvesting so as to save it from the approaching rain, traders and middlemen have become active to buy paddy at Rs 200 or … Continue reading

1,216 total views, 6 views today

Posted in State | Tagged , , , | Comments Off on Farmers sell off paddy at farmland; Middlemen make hay

Mega irrigation project hangs fire

Kesinga: About 100 farmers of Laitara gram panchayat Thursday conducted a ‘praja court’ at Laitara shiva temple here in Kalahandi district. They decided to launch a mass agitation if the government does not take steps to make Laitara mega lift … Continue reading

743 total views, no views today

Posted in State | Tagged , , , | Comments Off on Mega irrigation project hangs fire

Admin starts assessing crop damage

Bahanaga/Bhadrak: Amid forecast of more rains in the next 24 hours, the agriculture department has started assessing crop damage even as farmers have lost hopes of harvest in Bahanaga, Jaleswar and Bhograi blocks of Balasore and several blocks in Bhadrak. … Continue reading

1,355 total views, 6 views today

Posted in State | Tagged , , , , , | Comments Off on Admin starts assessing crop damage

No end to Subarnarekha project work

Baripada: Inordinate delay in completion of the Subarnarekha irrigation project in Mayurbhanj district has resulted in huge cost overruns. Work on the ambitious project is nowhere near completion even though 22 years have passed since its inception in 1995. The … Continue reading

1,183 total views, 6 views today

Posted in State | Tagged , , , , , , | Comments Off on No end to Subarnarekha project work

Scanty rain hits 21, 630 hectares of paddy crop

Bargarh: Farmers in many parts of this district are a worried lot with hectares of paddy crops having withered due to deficient rainfall. According to a report of the district agriculture office, crops across 21, 680 hectares in the district … Continue reading

1,620 total views, no views today

Posted in State | Tagged , , , , | Comments Off on Scanty rain hits 21, 630 hectares of paddy crop

Farmers worried as pests attack paddy crop

Oupada: The farmers in the Oupada area of Balasore are worried as the paddy crop on thousands of acres is facing a threat from pests. While farmers are apprehensive about crop damage, the agriculture department is said to be sitting … Continue reading

3,496 total views, 21 views today

Posted in State | Tagged , , , , | Comments Off on Farmers worried as pests attack paddy crop

Feast of mangoes

Post News Network Bhubaneswar, June 3: In a bid to help tribal families, an exhibition on horticulture is being held in the city. The exhibition also features city’s maiden mango festival. The four-day long exhibition has been organized by NABARD. … Continue reading

863 total views, 3 views today

Posted in Timeout | Tagged , , , , , | Comments Off on Feast of mangoes