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.

A vanishing aroma

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

Flowery Success

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

Aspiring Asparagus

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

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.…

Eating away imports

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

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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