Enterprising woman farmer charts a path to prosperity

From an impoverished homemaker to a successful farmer and trusted counselor for many women in the area, the story of Sangita Mhatre of Mande is an inspiring tale of how women in rural India can take charge of their destiny given the slightest of opportunities “We were losing our new chickens fast. To save the […]

Indian mangoes dropping early after cyclone

After the recent cyclone ravaged many farms in Tamil Nadu, farmers are still suffering the after effects. Farmers in Muthalamada are reporting that their mangoes are falling much earlier than normal and are rushing to harvest the early bloomers. ‘‘Though there is no expert confirmation on the role of Vardah at Muthalamada, the situation is […]

What drones can do in agriculture ?

Drones are the vehicles known as Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAVs) Drone technology will give the agriculture industry a high-technology makeover, with planning and strategy based on real-time data gathering and processing. Following are the ways aerial and ground-based drones can be used throughout the crop cycle: Soil and field analysis: Drones can be instrumental at […]