Intercropping to boost Sugarcane farmers’ income
Agriculture Minister Radha Mohan Singh said sugarcane farmers should be encouraged to adopt intercropping to boost their income.
Sugarcane News : Uttar Pradesh Raised Sugarcane Price
Uttar Pradesh state government official said, sugar mills must pay for the new crop by 9 per cent, Uttar Pradesh has raised the price of sugarcane as part of efforts to woo farmers ahead of a state assembly election early next year.
Sugarcane News : UP Sugarcane Acreage is Likely to Grow by 2%
During the coming 2016-17 crushing season, the sugarcane acreage in Uttar Pradesh is estimated at over 20 lakh hectares (LH).
Uttar Pradesh is India's largest sugarcane producer and according to the preliminary sugarcane survey in UP, the acreage is likely to grow by 2%.
Sugarcane News : Co 0238 is High Yielding Variety of Sugarcane
Co 0238 (Karan 4) is a high yielding and high sugar content variety, derived from the cross Co LK 8102 x Co 775. This variety was evolved at the Sugarcane Breeding Institute, Regional Centre, Karnal.
Sugarcane News: Tamil Nadu sugarcane farmers expected for better prices this Pongal.
The farmers from Jeeyapuram, Mukkombu and Thuraiyur are upbeat. Several of them had increased the area of cultivation this year. Sugarcane farmers are getting ready for harvesting their crops as Pongal approaches and are expecting a better price this year.
Sugarcane News: High Court says, sugarcane farmers not bound to one factory.
The Karnataka High Court will allow farmers to sell sugarcane to factories outside the 'command area'. According to a division bench of the Karnataka High Court, a single judge order that allowed some sugarcane farmers to sell their produce to another sugar factory than the one allotted in their area.
Sugarcane News: Sugarcane productivity improvement tips are given at an awareness programme.
Under the joint auspices of the Kothari Sugars and the Tamil Nadu Agriculture University’s Agricultural Engineering College at Kumulur near, an awareness programme on use of distillery effluent in sugarcane fields to step up soil health was held.