News Topic:J&K Agriculture Department

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.

Enforcement agencies seize large quantities of substandard fertilizer in Shopian

A joint team of enforcement wing of the J&K Agriculture Department seized a huge quantity of substandard fertilizer in Sugoo village of Shopian district.

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.

Crisis looms as inclement weather delays paddy transplantation in Kashmir

The continuous inclement weather last month has led to a delay in the paddy transplantation process in Kashmir.

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.

Farmers demand adequate stock of fertilizers in Kashmir ahead of sowing season

Farmers from different areas of Kashmir have demanded adequate quantities of fertilizers, especially urea.

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Pulwama man electrocuted by low-hanging power line, locals blame PDD negligence

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Waheed Para calls for SIT probe into mysterious death of Pulwama man

People's Democratic Party (PDP) Youth President Waheed Ur Rehman Para on Friday visited the family of Abid Manzoor Dar in Barsoo Awantipora area of Pulwama district.

Former SMC Secretary granted bail in ‘Kashmir Fight’ blog case

A Special Court in Srinagar granted bail to Sofi Akbar, the former Secretary of Srinagar Municipal Corporation (SMC), who is accused in the "Kashmir Fight" blog case.

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