News Topic:Agriculture

Kashmir valley’s garlic harvest yields record revenue of Rs 300 crores

The Kashmir valley has achieved remarkable revenue generation of Rs. 300 crores from this year's garlic production, with an increase in prices.

Centre notes drastic decline in saffron production in J-K

The Centre on Tuesday said that the production of saffron has declined by over 67 per cent from 2010 to 2024.

Prolonged dry spell ravages agriculture in Kashmir

The persistent dry spell in Kashmir is wreaking havoc on farmers, as crops suffer extensive damage, prompting the Agriculture Department to issue advisories.

Pulwama farmers worried over ‘rice blast’ disease, seek compensation

The farmers in several areas of south Kashmir’s Pulwama district have complained of heavy loss due to the rice blast disease.

Asia’s Food Supply at Risk: Scientists warn of urgent need to protect vital bee pollinators

Scientists sound alarm: Asia's food security threatened as vital bee pollinators face peril. Urgent action needed to protect critical ecosystem services.

Why Kashmiri farmers switch from paddy to horticulture?

The conversion from agriculture to horticulture has one simple reason as fruits bring more money to farmers than rice.

Land under horticulture increases 400% since 1975 in J-K

Farmers in J&K have been switching from paddy farming as the Union Territory has witnessed over 400 per cent increase in the area under horticulture since 1975.

Kashmir’s paddy land hit by irrigation shortage: Officials

Agriculture sector in Kashmir was affected by climate change as 25 per cent of paddy land remained without a crop this year.

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