Unseasonal rain

Unseasonal rains in the last few days in several parts of the country are once again reported to have damaged the winter crop; production was affected last year as well due to the same reason. Photo: PTI<br />

Unseasonal rainfall and winter crop

1 min read . 15 Mar 2016
Photo: Indranil Bhoumik/Mint<br />
Agriculture needs a structural change, moving it away from subsidies to investment. Photo: AP <br />

Cropped out

1 min read . 30 May 2015
Prof. Uphoff and a farmer compare the root growth of a conventionally-grown rice plant and an SRI plant in Tripura.<br />

Confronting kharif 2015

7 min read . 01 May 2015
Photo: Bloomberg<br />

Vexations of agrarian India

4 min read . 30 Apr 2015
It is sad that many farmers commit suicide, mostly because of indebtedness but also because of crop destruction due to untimely rains and hailstorms. Photo: HT<br />