Reaping the harvest is not so easy when rain keeps crop in the field


Almost all the Scottish grain crop is still in the field with only spring barley having been combined so far and with the overcast weather and general lack of sun, the main requirement is patience with crops slow to ripen according to NFU Scotland vice-president John Picken. With no spring barley of his own, the…

India’s New Warehouses


Through a new system, the government plans to improve storage and help farmers get a better deal One issue, other than corruption, that has troubled the UPA government since its first term, is inflation, especially food price inflation. But most analysts believe that though India needs to improve its productivity, there are enough food grains…

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