Minister Pramod Madhwaraj urged farmers to adopt organic farming

Wednesday, January 31st, 2018

Manipal: Minister Pramod Madhwaraj emphasized that farmers should give importance to their health. Addressing the gathering after inaugurating a workshop on health and personality development of farmers, organized by MAHE he said, “Farmers should take care of their health and avoid spraying pesticides and other fertilizers on crops as this causes danger to their health. […]

Adopt organic farming ways: Madhwaraj

Tuesday, January 30th, 2018

Udupi: Pramod Madhwaraj, Minister for Fisheries, Youth Empowerment and Sports, said on Monday that it was essential for farmers to give importance to their health. He was speaking after inaugurating a workshop on health and personality development of farmers, organised by the Manipal Academy of Higher Education, Karnataka Agriculture Price Commission ,and other organisations. He […]

India facing 50,000 tonne rubber shortage : Rubber growers

Tuesday, January 19th, 2016
Rubber growers protest

Mangaluru : Rubber growers, who have been distressed owing to more than 155 per cent fall in prices in the last five years, may get some relief as two government representatives, who met the protesting growers here on Monday, promised action on their two main demands. The growers demanded that the State government announce a […]

Commission blames Centre for low MSP for paddy

Sunday, May 3rd, 2015

Mangaluru : Chairman of the Karnataka Agriculture Price Commission T.N. Prakash Kammaradi on Saturday blamed the Centre for the low Minimum Support Price (MSP) for paddy in the State for 2015-16. Speaking at an interactive session with farmers and officials at the Krishi Vignana Kendra, Mr. Kammaradi said that farmers in the State got an […]