Vegetable Farming : Farmers are Advised to Sow Summer Vegetables by IMD
According to the latest National Agromet Advisory Services bulletin by India Meteorological Department (IMD), the farmers have been advised to
harvest rabi crops as early as possible and sow summer vegetables such as bottle gourd, ridge gourd, bitter gourd, cucumber, water melon and
musk melon and prepare the field for the forthcoming kharif crops.
Vegetable Farming: Fair price vegetable outlets in Mumbai.
The Maharashtra State Agricultural Marketing Board (MSAMB) is planning to open more than 60 fair price outlets with the help of cooperatives and private players by the end of March.
Vegetable Farming: Farm Fresh Vegetables Stalls at Kolkata New Town.
To sell fresh vegetables directly from agricultural cooperative societies farms bypassing the wholesale market, the New Town Kolkata Development Authority (NKDA) is encouraging them to set up stalls in the markets of New Town.
Vegetable Farming: Government Schemes Boosting the Vegetable Farming
A scheme of the Goa State Horticulture Corporation Ltd (GSHCL) was launched in just four years, to promote vegetable cultivation, with subsidies on various inputs to Goa farmers, has raised vegetable production from a modest eight tonnes in 2011 to 375 tonnes in 2015.