Agriculture

Though stagnant, the agriculture is the mainstay of Jammu and Kashmir economy. This section offers detailed narratives of the crops, the practices in the sector, the policy interventions and its importance for a vast population living in semi-urban and rural belts of the state.

Yawar Hussain 4 months ago
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The political turmoil of the past eighteen months has hit Kashmir’s apple industry hard.  The…

Umar Mukhtar 6 months ago
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The Forest Department issued notices to all the ‘encroachers’ everywhere. But a patch on Budgam-Pulwama…

Shakir Ashraf 8 months ago
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As the scab invaded Kashmir’s apple orchards, more than two-thirds of the crop is unworthy…

Kashmir Life 8 months ago
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Apple packaging is a key ingredient to Kashmir’s apple economy that keeps thousands of people…

Kashmir Life 1 year ago
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Apple apart, Kashmir has created a demonstration orchard in Srinagar outskirts where some of the…

Saima Bhat 1 year ago
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With part of the apple already lost, it is now cherry and strawberry paying the…

Shams Irfan 1 year ago
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With partial lockdown still in place, and around 20 thousand metric tonnes of apple still…

Kashmir Life 1 year ago
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Nursery business has become a major source of livelihood in several Kulgam villages, reports Samreena…

Kashmir Life 1 year ago
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 By the end of twentieth century when a low ranking employee was desperately thinking about…

Kashmir Life 2 years ago
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Unlike all other unrests that Kashmir witnessed since 1990, apple somehow escaped the crisis. In…

Kashmir Life 2 years ago
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Watching the farmers facing a crisis in paddy harvesting, groups of well educated youth started…

Umar Mukhtar 2 years ago
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With orchards as deserts as Srinagar streets, Kashmir’s apple cart may upset the economy, reports…

Kashmir Life 2 years ago
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Quick cash was the key factor for hundreds of farmers in Budgam to lease their…

Kashmir Life 2 years ago
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Leaving his 16 years of service to start a second career, the erstwhile cop emerged…

Masood Hussain 3 years ago
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Losses to Kashmir apple orchards can be assessed properly only after the government’s final survey…

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