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    The corporate capture of agriculture

    Colin Todhunter | Updated at 12:00am on August 20, 2019

    MANY lobbyists talk a lot about critics of genetic engineering technology denying choice to farmers. They say that farmers should have access to a range...

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    Canada to pay dairy farmers hurt by trade deals as election nears

    Reuters . Winnipeg | Updated at 12:00am on August 18, 2019

    Canada will spend C$1.75 billion ($1.32 billion) over eight years to compensate dairy farmers facing greater competition due to free trade deals, prime minister Justin...

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    Krishak Dal wants loan waiver, rehab for farmers

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 01:31am on August 07, 2019

    Jatiyatabadi Krishak Dal on Tuesday demanded waiver of agricultural loans, new interest-free loans and sustainable rehabilitation programmes for farmers in flood affected areas of...

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    Supplies need to reach flood-affected farmers

    | Updated at 12:00am on July 31, 2019

    THE ongoing flood that has hit hard 28 districts is compelling farmers to sell their cattle at low prices because of acute fodder crisis, lack...

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    India’s summer crop planting lags as monsoon rains remain patchy

    Reuters . New Delhi | Updated at 12:07am on July 28, 2019

    Indian farmers have planted summer-sown crops on 68.9 million hectares, down 6.3 per cent year on year, agriculture ministry data showed on Friday, marginally narrowing...

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    India farmers shocked as suspected meteorite crashes into rice field

    Agence France-Presse. New Delhi, India | Updated at 10:44pm on July 26, 2019

    A suspected meteorite the size of a football plunged into a rice field in eastern India, startling farmers, authorities said Thursday.

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    Farmers to get fertiliser, seeds after flood: Razzaque

    Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha . Dhaka | Updated at 01:09am on July 26, 2019

    Agriculture Minister Dr Muhammad Abdur Razzaque today said fertilisers and seeds will be provided free of cost to farmers in the flood-hit areas to help...

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    DCs asked to help procure paddy directly from farmers

    Staff Correpondent | Updated at 06:39pm on July 16, 2019

    Food minister Sadhan Chandra Majumder on Tuesday sought cooperation from the deputy commissioners for procuring paddy directly from the farmers. He said that the government...

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    Rice price falls more

    Md Owasim Uddin Bhuyan | Updated at 12:00am on July 08, 2019

    The market price of boro rice, the largest cereal crop of Bangladesh, has fallen further across the country, making farmers incur more losses. Both farmers...

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    Farmers protest at rice purchase from ‘syndicate’

    Our Correspondent . Sirajganj | Updated at 02:22am on July 02, 2019

    Farmers took to the streets and held a protest rally in front of Tarash Press Club in the upazila town in Sirajganj in protest against...

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