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Telangana’s Poda Thurupu a breed apart! -Siddharth Rao

-Telangana Today With NBAGR recognition, the breed’s popularity has soared, and with it the fortunes of cattle Farmers what with a pair now fetching Rs 70,000 from the earlier Rs 40,000. Hyderabad: Good times are here for Telangana’s own cattle breed, Poda Thurupu, with recognition from the National Bureau of Animal Genetic Resources (NBAGR) seeing the breed’s popularity soaring, and with it, the fortunes of the cattle Farmers and breeders of Amrabad...

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To start direct payment of MSP to Farmers, FCI asks Punjab govt for land records

-The Indian Express The March 4 letter said that FCI, Zonal Office (N), Noida, has directed that land records are a must for wheat procurement in RMS 2021-22. Jalandhar: The Food Corporation of India’s (FCI) Punjab office on Thursday wrote to the director of food, civil supplies and consumer affairs seeking land records of Farmers so as to make direct online payment of Minimum Support Price (MSP) to their bank accounts from...

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The double standards in support to Farmers stir -Rohit Parakh

-The Hindu Business Line Developed nations need to look at their own subsidies to Farmers, policies on GM crop and pesticide exports The ongoing Farmers’ protest has attracted a lot of global attention. So much so that the External Affairs Ministry even put out a rejoinder after some global celebrities tweeted in support of the protest. Some sections of the Indian diaspora, too, expressed their support which has attracted criticism back home. Agriculture...

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Why Bihari Farmers Are Looking to Sell Their Sugarcane in Nepal -Umesh Kumar Ray The closure of a sugar mill has left Farmers in Sitamarhi and Sheohar with no other option. Sitamarhi (Bihar): Farmer Gunanand Chaudhary of Hirolwa, Majorganj block in Bihar’s Sitamarhi had cultivated sugarcane on a 25-acre field. When the district’s only sugar mill, Riga Sugar Mill, announced that it won’t be opening this year, it came as a shock. Thankfully, Nepal is just four km from his village. Chaudhary has so far sold...

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Govt Land Barter Deal Dodges The Law, Benefits The Rich -Mridula Chari Instead of expensive, lawful compensation, about 10 states now offer Farmers, landowners a shiny barter deal: Hand over your land, get a smaller plot when the area is ‘developed’. In Punjab, we investigate how developers get cheap land and owners wait years. Mohali: In 2010, vegetable vendor Surjeet Singh handed over the nine-acre farm he and his family owned to the Punjab government’s Greater Mohali Area Development Authority, which hoped to...

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