Small farmers unable to benefit from e-markets

Lack of knowledge about technology is making farmers continue to sell in traditional markets. Despite the state and central government’s effort to help the farmers sell their crops by creating advanced digital platforms like ReMS (Rastriya e-market service) and National Agriculture Market (e- Nam), many farmers lack technological knowledge about its usage. A farmer in […]

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Karnataka farmers bear a heavy cost of ensuring food in our plates

Harshith V April 15, 2020, Bengaluru Low purchase rates from Horticulture Department hit farmers to reach the city Farmers who toil hard to guarantee food in our plates are among the worst hit due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Transportation on fruits and vegetables is bearing heavy on the pockets of farmers across the state.  Earlier […]

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Bajra—A Dying Crop in North Karnataka’s Muddebihal

A promised Minimum Support Price still remains an unachievable dream for the Bajra farmers; leaving them no option but to survive or switch By Shivani Verma Muddebihal: Every morning around seven, all the farmers and traders would be present at the APMC yard — full of the crowd and life of its own. All of […]

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