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Forest Rights Act: Maharashtra CM Devendra Fadnavis assures farmers

Maharashtra chief minister Devendra Fadnavis has directed that all the pending applications under the Forest Rights Act should be disposed of by March 15.
IndiaTimes - Published

After deadly clashes, Ivorian farmers and herders try dialogue

after deadly clashes, ivorian farmers and herders try dialogue
Bouna, Cate D'Ivoire (AFP) Feb 17, 2019 Gathered under the spreading baobab tree in Danoa town square, farmers and herders in a remote corner of Ivory Coast are finally talking about a dispute that..
Terra Daily - Published

Videos for farmers

‘Promise kept’: Rahul Gandhi returns land acquired for Tata Steel Factory [Video]‘Promise kept’: Rahul Gandhi returns land acquired for Tata Steel Factory

At a rally in Chhattisgarh, Congress president Rahul Gandhi returned land ownership documents to farmers and tribal people. The land was acquired for a factory in 2008. Since the factory was not set..

Credit: Hindustan Times     Duration: 02:38Published

Rahul Gandhi promises farmers of returning their lands given for Tata projects in Chhattisgarh [Video]Rahul Gandhi promises farmers of returning their lands given for Tata projects in Chhattisgarh

Rahul Gandhi promises farmers of returning their lands given for Tata projects in Chhattisgarh

Credit: HT-VAN_ANI     Duration: 02:40Published

PM Modi's big announcement for farmers in Maharashtra | Oneindia News [Video]PM Modi's big announcement for farmers in Maharashtra | Oneindia News

Prime Minister Narendra Modi is on a day-long visit to Yavatmal and Dhule in Maharashtra on Saturday. In the name of PM Kisan Samman Nidhi, the government has planned to provide direct financial help..

Credit: Oneindia     Duration: 04:38Published

Farmers In New Jersey Turning To Hemp [Video]Farmers In New Jersey Turning To Hemp

Kenneth VandeVrede's grandfather started raising mums and tomatoes in New Jersey 50 years ago and now, he's trying to stay ahead of the curve by diversifying his crop. CBS2's Meg Baker reports.

Credit: CBS 2 New York     Duration: 02:33Published

How Seagulls and Scientists Made Strides for Pride [Video]How Seagulls and Scientists Made Strides for Pride

It’s not every day that a biological study in a scientific journal makes news around the globe. But in 1972, seabird biologists Molly Wagner and George Hunt got international headlines, letters from..

Credit: GreatBigStory     Duration: 03:09Published

John Deere Posts Weak First Quarter Earnings [Video]John Deere Posts Weak First Quarter Earnings

Deere & Co., a manufacturer that faces threats from both ends of a trade war, cited rising costs and anxious farmers as it reported a profit shortfall for the first quarter Friday. Matt Yurus reports.

Credit: CBS Dallas Digital     Duration: 00:16Published

Australian leaders warned: act now to save koalas [Video]Australian leaders warned: act now to save koalas

The President of WWF International has warned Australian leaders that the nation's iconic marsupial, the koala, is at risk of extinction due to high rates of deforestation. Gracie Jerome reports.

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 01:06Published

Final day of the World Ag Expo: Fieldin [Video]Final day of the World Ag Expo: Fieldin

Thursday is the last day of the 2019 World Ag Expo and Fieldin shares what their new technology can do to help farmers.

Credit: Rumble     Duration: 02:25Published

Trump Trade Tariffs Cost Businesses $2.7 billion In November [Video]Trump Trade Tariffs Cost Businesses $2.7 billion In November

According to Reuters, U.S. businesses paid an additional $2.7 billion in tariffs in November 2018, according to data from a coalition of U.S. business groups fighting President Donald Trump’s trade..

Credit: Wochit     Duration: 00:58Published

Will introduce 'Guarantee Income Concept' for everyone: Rahul Gandhi [Video]Will introduce 'Guarantee Income Concept' for everyone: Rahul Gandhi

Congress President Rahul Gandhi has said that the party will bring 'Guarantee Income Concept' for everyone. Rahul Gandhi gave examples of major schemes introduced by the Congress like MNREGA, White..

Credit: Hindustan Times     Duration: 03:14Published

Congress will replace 'Gabbar Singh Tax' with GST: Rahul Gandhi [Video]Congress will replace 'Gabbar Singh Tax' with GST: Rahul Gandhi

Congress President Rahul Gandhi targetted the GST scheme introduced by the BJP government and promised to replace the "Gabbar Singh Tax" with "real GST" when the party comes to power. Speaking at a..

Credit: Hindustan Times     Duration: 02:41Published

Tinder for cows: helping farmers meet their match [Video]Tinder for cows: helping farmers meet their match

A Tinder-inspired app called "Tudder" is helping farmers match up potential partners for their cattle. Farmers can "swipe right" on cattle they like the look of,..

Credit: Rumble     Duration: 01:24Published

Tinder For Cows Launches In Time For Valentine's Day [Video]Tinder For Cows Launches In Time For Valentine's Day

A Tinder-like new app is helping farmers find mates for their cattle. Reuters reports the app, called Tudder, lets farmers swipe right on cows who seem to be in good shape. They are then directed to..

Credit: Wochit     Duration: 00:46Published

Chiwetel Ejiofor premieres directorial debut at Berlin Film Festival [Video]Chiwetel Ejiofor premieres directorial debut at Berlin Film Festival

British actor's directorial debut tells the true story of a young boy from a famine-stricken village in Malawi who builds a wind turbine that enables farmers to irrigate their land. Rough cut..

Credit: Rumble     Duration: 01:23Published

My First Vote: ‘Focus on the poor,’ says 23-years-old Prashasti Mehta [Video]My First Vote: ‘Focus on the poor,’ says 23-years-old Prashasti Mehta

About 18 million people between 18 and 23 are estimated to cast their ballot for the first time in the 2019 Lok Sabha polls. Hindustan Times’ My First Vote campaign aims to reach out to young, first..

Credit: Hindustan Times     Duration: 00:20Published

Protesting Italian Farmers Pour Hundreds of Gallons of Milk Onto Streets [Video]Protesting Italian Farmers Pour Hundreds of Gallons of Milk Onto Streets

Farmers and shepherds in Sardinia, Italy, poured hundreds of gallons of milk onto the streets to protest low prices. In this video, filmed by local man Antonio Figoni, protesters spilled sheep’s milk..

Credit: Rumble     Duration: 27:42Published

Watch larva devour a pizza in 2 hours [Video]Watch larva devour a pizza in 2 hours

Watch a maggot ‘fountain’ devour waste food. Findings could help grub farmers using human food waste to produce larvae-based chicken feed.

Credit: Rumble     Duration: 01:26Published

Italian farmers dump milk in protest over falling prices [Video]Italian farmers dump milk in protest over falling prices

Sardinian farmers and shepherds on Monday continued their protests against low milk prices, dumping thousands of litres of milk from an overpass onto a highway.

Credit: euronews (in English)     Duration: 00:50Published

Police Wade Through Floods to Rescue 79-Year-Old Man in Queensland [Video]Police Wade Through Floods to Rescue 79-Year-Old Man in Queensland

A 79-year-old man trapped by floodwaters in Maxwelton, Queensland, had to be evacuated from his home by helicopter in early February, as seen in this video shared by police.The footage, said to have..

Credit: Storyful Studio     Duration: 01:16Published

Air pollution hits northern Thailand as farmers defy ban on crop stubble burning [Video]Air pollution hits northern Thailand as farmers defy ban on crop stubble burning

Shocking levels of pollution engulfed northern Thailand where farmers defied orders and continued burning crops.

Credit: Newsflare STUDIO     Duration: 03:12Published

Air Pollution Hits Northern Thailand [Video]Air Pollution Hits Northern Thailand

Shocking levels of pollution engulfed northern Thailand where farmers defied orders and continued burning crops. A toxic blanket of smog which had strangled capital Bangkok for since the middle of..

Credit: Rumble     Duration: 03:09Published

Calves Rescued as Winter Storm Pummels Washington State [Video]Calves Rescued as Winter Storm Pummels Washington State

Farmers rescued several calves from blizzard conditions in Ephrata, Washington, on Saturday, February 9, as a winter storm continued to blanket much of the state. Nick Cobb was among those farmers who..

Credit: Rumble     Duration: 04:16Published

Northam: 'I have learned from this' [Video]Northam: 'I have learned from this'

During an interview on CBS This Morning, Virginia Governor Ralph Northam, who has defied calls to step down over a racist yearbook photograph, said he is 'not going anywhere' and has 'learned from..

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 01:06Published

Sardinian farmers destroy milk in protest over falling prices [Video]Sardinian farmers destroy milk in protest over falling prices

Farmers and shepherds on the Italian island of Sardinia have been pouring their milk away, saying they would rather destroy it than sell it for next to nothing.

Credit: euronews (in English)     Duration: 01:07Published

Johnson: Tariffs hurt consumers [Video]Johnson: Tariffs hurt consumers

Sen. Ron Johnson says ongoing tariffs are hurting Wisconsin businesses, farmers and consumers.

Credit: WISN     Duration: 05:16Published

 

Surprise findings turn up the temperature on the study of vernalization

surprise findings turn up the temperature on the study of vernalization
Norwich UK (SPX) Feb 18, 2019 Researchers have uncovered new evidence about the agriculturally important process of vernalization in a development that could help farmers deal with financially..
Terra Daily - Published

'Tinder for cows' matches livestock in the mood for love

​​​​​​​A Tinder-inspired app is helping farmers match up potential partners for their cattle.
Myjoyonline - Published Also reported by •Reuters India

Rahul Gandhi said govt waived loans worth crores to industrialists but promised just Rs 3.50 a day to farmers

Rahul Gandhi hit out at the Narendra Modi government, saying that while it waived loans worth Rs 3.5 lakh crore of select industrialists, it promised just Rs 3.50 per day to farmers.
Firstpost - Published

Jaitley to address RBI board on Monday

The customary post-budget meeting will take place against the backdrop of a slight deviation from the fiscal deficit target for the current financial year, tax rebate for income up to Rs 5 lakh and..
IndiaTimes - Published

Depression on the farm - the reality of rural Cornwall’s mental health crisis

depression on the farm - the reality of rural cornwall’s mental health crisis
Poor mental health is a wildly discussed topic within the farming community and a worrying trend is on the rise, with a preceived to be a gap in support for farmers, especially in isolated rural areas..
Cornish Guardian - Published Also reported by •The CornishmanWest Briton

50,000 farmers to storm Mumbai on Feb 27

ABKS threatens govt, says rally to kick off from Nashik on Feb 20
DNA - Published

Govt gave crores of rupees to Ambani & Mallya, but promised just Rs 3.50 a day to farmers: Rahul


IndiaTimes - Published

In another dynasty war, younger son comes on top

Jind results offer other clues to these changes. In 2014, INLD got around 31,000 votes, of which 23,000 were in villages, neatly conforming to the party's identification with the Jat community and..
Firstpost - Published

Nigeria bolsters security on eve of presidential election

By Lanre Ola MAIDUGURI, Nigeria (Reuters) - Nigeria bolstered security in much of the country on Friday on the eve of a presidential election in Africa's largest democracy where past ballots have been..
Firstpost - Published

Upload farmers’ data by Feb 20, states told


IndiaTimes - Published

Govt hikes floor price of sugar to Rs 31 per kg; mechanism to be put in place to ensure benefit reaches farmers too

MSP is the rate below which the mills cannot sell sugar in the open market to wholesalers and bulk consumers like beverage and biscuit makers.
Firstpost - Published

Gujarat farmers show poor response to PM Narendra Modi's input assistance scheme

Out of 70 lakh eligible beneficiaries, hardly 2 lakh have registered for the scheme
DNA - Published

PM-Kisan set for Feb 24 rollout, may benefit 1cr farmers

Since the government made the scheme operational with effect from December 1, 2018, the first instalment of Rs 2,000 is to be transferred to bank accounts of each of this category of farmers by March..
IndiaTimes - Published

1 crore farmers likely to get Rs 2,000 in their bank accounts on February 24 as PM launches PM-KISAN


IndiaTimes - Published

Rafale row: Rahul Gandhi continues attack on Narendra Modi, says PM conducted 'parallel negotiations' with Dassault

Addressing a public rally in Valsad district of Gujarat, Rahul Gandhi also claimed that the Modi government refused to waive farmers' loans but wrote off Rs 3.5 lakh crore debt of "15 top..
Firstpost - Published

Congress farm loan waivers Part IV: Farmers in Madhya Pradesh are committing suicide despite scheme; here's why

At least three farmers have ended their lives since the announcement of loan waiver scheme by the Kamal Nath government
Firstpost - Published

PM to give 1st installment to farmers on Feb 24

"The Prime Minister Narendra Modi will formally launch the scheme at a farmers' rally at Gorakhpur on February 24. We expect the PM will push the button for 1 crore plus beneficiaries," the official..
IndiaTimes - Published

Precious antibiotics still being used to boost animal growth: OIE

Farmers in 45 countries still use antibiotics to boost animal growth, despite warnings from health experts and bans on the practice in many parts of the world, the World Organization for Animal Health..
Reuters India - Published

Piyush Goyal interview: 'Farmers will give response to Mamata'

'A sum of Rs 6,000 a year is very significant for a small farmer whose land holding is very small and whose produce is very small. All these calculations on a daily basis are extremely unfortunate and..
Rediff.com - Published

Congress farm loan waivers Part III: Rajasthan cultivators demand inquiry into 'scam' in cooperative banks

Following reports of loan scams across cooperative banks in Dungarpur district of Rajasthan, farmers from several villages in Bharatpur and Dholpur districts approached the authorities
Firstpost - Published

Modi promised loan waiver to farmers, but wrote off bank dues of industrialist-friends: Rahul


IndiaTimes - Published

Narendra Modi to launch annual assistance scheme of Rs 6,000 for farmers on 24 Feb in Gorakhpur

Under the Pradhan Mantri Kisan Samman Nidhi scheme that Narendra Modi will launch, farmers cultivating up to 5 acres will get a direct cash support of Rs 6,000 annually, payable in three equal..
Firstpost - Published

Ashok Gehlot funds his poll promises

CM tables vote-on-account in the Assembly; makes provision for farmers and APL families; Announces pension scheme for old farmers; dedicates funds for free medicine scheme
DNA - Published

PM to launch on Feb 24 scheme to give Rs 6,000 to farmers

Prime Minister Narendra Modi will inaugurate on February 24 the government scheme of giving Rs 6,000 annual financial assistance to farmers which was announced in the interim budget, a senior BJP..
IndiaTimes - Published

Indian opposition says would tighten land use rules to help farmers

India's opposition, bidding to unseat Prime Minister Narendra Modi in upcoming elections, will impose tight curbs on land acquisition for industry if voted into power to help protect farmers, its..
Reuters India - Published

Chandrababu Naidu announces Rs 4,000 additional dole for Andhra farmers

In another major pre-poll sop, the Andhra Pradesh government here on Wednesday announced annual financial assistance of Rs 4,000 to every farmer in the state.
IndiaTimes - Published

Parliament passes Interim Budget 2019-20

Parliament Wednesday approved Modi Government's sixth and final Budget that gave Income Tax rebate to those earning up to Rs 5 lakh, an annual cash dole of Rs 6,000 to small farmers and pension for..
DNA - Published

Malawian boy saves famine-stricken village with wind turbine in Berlinale movie

A movie premiering in Berlin tells the true story of a young boy from a famine-stricken village in Malawi who studies books about energy then builds a wind turbine that enables farmers to irrigate..
Reuters India - Published

Here, numbers don’t add up in loans given to farmers


IndiaTimes - Published

Congress farm loan waivers: Cultivators shocked to find names on beneficiaries list as MP ministers allege fraud by bank staff

The lists took farmers by surprise and opened a Pandora's Box all over Madhya Pradesh.
Firstpost - Published

Centre backed out of minimum income scheme for all farmers

The decision to scrap the plan for landless workers and focus only on small and marginal farmers was made as there was no proper method to find out who qualify as landless labourers.
Rediff.com - Published

Congress farm loan waivers: MP farmers seethe over flawed implementation of scheme, banks' dubious calculations

Dubious calculations by cooperative banks and societies have led to inflated outstanding farm loan amounts for many in Madhya Pradesh.
Firstpost - Published

No disguise, state budgets too focused on Lok Sabha election

Across states, the spotlight is on three segments—farmers, unemployed youth and women.
IndiaTimes - Published

Yogi Government Sanctions Two Biofuel Projects Worth Rs. 800 Crore

yogi government sanctions two biofuel projects worth rs. 800 crore
*ShivOm Dayal Energies (P) Ltd.*, is setting up two biofuel projects worth Rs 800 Crore. The two biofuel plants will be set up in the districts of Saharanpur and Bijnor. *Left to Right: Dr. Chao -..
NewsVoir - Published

Delhi farmers unhappy over power charges

While the Delhi government is trying woo them with a draft agricultural policy, farmers of the national capital do not seem to be very happy with the ruling Aam Aadmi Party on the issue of high..
IndiaTimes - Published

Serie A: Cagliari players miss flight to Milan after farmers locked them in training ground over milk prices' protest

Players from Italian club Cagliari missed their flight to Milan for Sunday's top flight game after being locked inside their training ground by local farmers protesting over milk prices
Firstpost - Published

Congress biggest enemy of Sikhs: SAD chief Sukhbir Badal

The Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) president Sukhbir Singh Badal attempted to attract Sikh voters in Haryana by talking mostly on the issues related to Sikh community, while announcing free electricity to..
IndiaTimes - Published

Budget 2019 was not election-oriented; measures announced for farm sector govt's duty, not doles, says Piyush Goyal

The finance minister said Gujarat and Maharashtra are the two states to furnish details of the farmers who would be benefited by the proposed scheme.
Firstpost - Published

Exclusive: Brazil soy farmers say Bayer violating court ruling in patent dispute

SAO PAULO (Reuters) - Seeds and agrochemicals giant Bayer AG is in violation of a Brazilian court order obliging it to deposit in an escrow account all royalties paid by Mato Grosso state farmers for..
Firstpost - Published

Rajasthan: Govt forms redressal panel in all districts

Notably, Gehlot had on December 19 announced to waive off the farmers' entire short-term crop loan from cooperative banks and agriculture loans up to Rs 2 lakh for defaulter farmers from nationalised..
DNA - Published

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