Tuesday, 09 March 2021 | Indra Shekhar Singh As an orange sun hung over the Tikri border; Rakesh Tikait along with other leaders was addressing the gathering of farmers on the 99th evening of the farmers’ revolution. To mark the 100th day, plans were to be made. Farmers were preparing to block the National Highway into Delhi […]
The Finance Minister’s plans to fix India's agriculture sector leave a lot to be desired and these tall claims should be taken with a pinch of salt READ THE FULL ARTICLE HERE from India's Daily Pioneer The message from the Union Budget 2021-22 is clear — Credit, Corporatisation and Disinvestment. Rahul Gandhi promptly tweeted “crony capitalism” while […]
The Indian Supreme Court-appointed panel to talk to farmers comprises a neo-conservative economist, a seed terrorist and a policy sahib, which has given rise to mistrust. Recent article from Indra Shekhar Singh on the farmer's strike in India. https://www.dailypioneer.com/2021/columnists/the-usual-suspects.html
Greenhorns Blog reader John D. Galuska, Ph.D., followed up our post on the cold-hearty Asian citrus the Yuzu, by sending us some pictures and information about the Flying Dragon fruit. The Flying Dragon is a dwarf cultivar of Trifolate orange, native to China and Korea, and supposedly hearty to USDA zone 6. Galuska, who runs Grown In […]
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[youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=R6ihrPOrhbg&w=560&h=315] From 9x9, nine short (and really amazing) films about agriculture. Read more and check out the rest of the films here.