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No takers for melons and tomatoes
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No takers for melons and tomatoes

June 9, 2021

While watermelons rot in Periyapatna, K.R. Nagar tomato growers dump produce on road Periyapatna/K.R. Nagar: COVID-19 pandemic, which has created havoc in the State, has left many including farmers in distress. While watermelon growers in Periyapatna have suffered huge losses as there are no takers following the lockdown, tomato growers in K.R. Nagar have dumped…

Farmers incur Rs. 1 lakh crore  loss due to lockdown: KRRS
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Farmers incur Rs. 1 lakh crore loss due to lockdown: KRRS

May 29, 2021

Mysore/Mysuru: Due to the lockdown imposed following a surge in COVID-19 positive cases during the second wave, the loss Karnataka farmers have incurred was estimated at Rs. 1 lakh crore, said Karnataka Rajya Raitha Sangha (KRRS) President Badagalapura Nagendra. Addressing a press conference here on Friday, he urged that the State Government should announce a…

Government sets up Agri War Room Helplines for farmers
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Government sets up Agri War Room Helplines for farmers

April 29, 2021

Bengaluru: In a bid to help the farming community  during COVID Curfew, the Agriculture Department has revived the Agri War Room, with the launch of two Helplines – 080- 22210237 and 22212818. The Agri War Room will help the farmers by giving useful suggestions on carrying out agricultural activities, equipment availability, fertilizer and other inputs…

Debt-ridden farmers end life
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Debt-ridden farmers end life

April 8, 2021

Hunsur: In separate incidents, two young farmers, who had taken crop loans from banks and others, committed suicide as they were unable to repay the loans following crop loss. In the first incident, Sridhar (30), a resident of Hosur Kodagu Colony here, committed suicide by consuming pesticides. He owned about 5.8-acre land, used to grow…

Nearly 6 lakh applications of farmers pending in Revenue and Survey Departments, claims activist
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Nearly 6 lakh applications of farmers pending in Revenue and Survey Departments, claims activist

March 17, 2021

Mysore/Mysuru: Activist Sathyappa has accused the Government of not disposing off nearly six lakh applications filed by farmers of the State seeking different land records. Addressing a press meet here on Sunday, Sathyappa said that nearly six lakh farmers have applied to Revenue, Survey and other concerned Departments seeking land records, after making a collective…

Agritourism near Mysuru on cards
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Agritourism near Mysuru on cards

March 14, 2021

Hinterlands being identified by KSTDC to push village stay concept for tourists Mysore/Mysuru: The convergence of agriculture and tourism creates a new tourism product called agritourism and the State Tourism Policy 2020-2025 lays a big thrust on agritourism. Taking the initiative further, the Karnataka State Tourism Development Corporation (KSTDC) has proposed an agritourism destination between…

City Engineering College Professors design agri portal for farmers
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City Engineering College Professors design agri portal for farmers

February 11, 2021

Mysore/Mysuru: GSSS Institute of Engineering and Technology for Women (GSSSIETW), Mysuru, has developed a portal http://www.farmrida.com/ to support the Agriculture Department Resource Managers, policy-makers, scientists and farmers with readily available information for decision support in the field of agriculture. The portal reflects agriculture information and for decision support related to Nanjangud Taluk, Mysuru district. The…

Farmers to take out parade in Bengaluru on Jan. 26
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Farmers to take out parade in Bengaluru on Jan. 26

January 23, 2021

Mysore/Mysuru: Farmer leader Kodihalli Chandrashekar said that farmers will take out a parade in Bengaluru  on Jan.26 in support of  agitating  Farmer Unions who have declared that a Tractor Parade will be taken out in New Delhi on Republic Day. Farmers Unions are on an indefinite stir at  Delhi borders for nearly two months seeking…

Farmers with weak mind commit suicide: Agri Minister B.C. Patil
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Farmers with weak mind commit suicide: Agri Minister B.C. Patil

January 20, 2021

Mysore/Mysuru: Agriculture Minister B.C. Patil has said farmers with weak mind will commit suicide and diversion of their mind will prevent them from taking such an extreme step. Talking to reporters here on Tuesday, he said that the need of the hour was to create self-confidence in farmers than going to houses of dead farmers…

Farmers must fix rate for agricultural produces: Minister
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Farmers must fix rate for agricultural produces: Minister

January 19, 2021

Mysore/Mysuru: Agriculture Minister B.C. Patil today wanted farmers themselves to process agricultural produces and fix rate for the same. He was speaking after inaugurating the ongoing farmers’ training programme under Prime Minister Formalisation of Micro Food Processing Enterprises (PM FME) in association with Department of Agriculture, Government of Karnataka and CSIR-CFTRI, at CFTRI premises here…

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