Browsing: 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.

Agriculture
An Upsetting Applecart

Kashmir’s fruit basket is losing weight and many other factors are sending fruit growers into the red. A Kashmir Life…

Agriculture
Caught in the storm

Beaten first by rough weather, the year has been tough for Gujjar nomads, with the long shutdown adding to their…

Agriculture
Hindukush friends

A group of Afghan agriculture experts are in Kashmir to learn modern practices to enhance yield. Kashmir Life takes a…

Agriculture
Downsizing a high

Public awareness and official crackdown have brought down the narcotics production in south Kashmir districts, where large swathes of land…

Agriculture
A vanishing aroma

Abdul Aziz Kozgar inherited the craft of making rosewater manually, but is unlikely to pass it on to the next…

Agriculture
Flowery Success

She left a secure government job to wade into unknown waters only to open up career vistas for many in…

Agriculture
Aspiring Asparagus

A highly nutritious vegetable that grows in Kashmir and has huge demand in the West. Owing to government apathy, asparagus…

Agriculture
A lease of life

An integrated cold chain storage facility inaugurated last week has taken Kashmir’s cumulative CAS capacity to 13800-mts with the avowed…

Agriculture Fruit Mandi Sopore
Happy Harvest

Satellite fruit markets (mandis) established in different districts are helping fruit growers get value for their produce at their doorsteps.…

Agriculture
Eating away imports

Despite institutions meant to improve agricultural production, the state imports almost half of the rice requirement. Hamidullah Dar reports. The…

Agriculture
Weather blues

Subnormal temperatures are making the summer pleasant but crops are bearing the brunt. Haroon Mirani reports on the threats of…

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