Cyclone fells mango trees in Gujarat, brings farmers agony

Mango farmers in Gujarat are having a hard time as cyclone Tauktae has caused severe financial losses by destroying a large number of trees. Bhima Odedara, a farmer at Valsad, said: “The harvesting season of mangoes begins in April, and the month of May is considered a peak season. The season had just begun, and […]

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Farmers are not aware of app that makes trading easier

Bengaluru: Farmers are unaware of Arka Vyapar, an application developed by the Indian Institute of Horticulture Research (IIHR) to connect farmers with the traders. K. Hanumaiah, a farmer, informed The Observer: “I am not aware of this application. When the government launches a scheme or an application, either we don’t benefit from the same or we […]

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