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Indian farmers use a combine to harvest wheat. (Credit:

There are countless ways for farmers to control weeds. Tillage of all types, various herbicides, mowing, and even cover crops that can suppress weed Weeds have been on my mind lately because the wet spring has kept most equipment that can deal with weeds off the soft soils.weed on a farm issue

In the rush to mechanize farm operations, the private sector too isn’t far behind. According to a report published in July by lobby group Ficci and the German Agribusiness Alliance, leading farm equipment manufacturers such as Mahindra and Mahindra, TAFE, Escorts and John Deere are trying out different models of custom hiring.In comparison, the Madhya Pradesh model is designed to retain youth who are losing interest in farming by giving them an opportunity to run a business and also promote the centre

The rain-stricken swath of northern India - across Uttar Pradesh, Punjab and Haryana states, and into villages on the outskirts of New Delhi - is largely the breadbasket of the producing most of India&aposs wheat. The damage has been widespread, the effects sometimes devastating.With dreams of a good harvest, most small- and medium-scale farmers borrow money from local lenders, often at exorbitant interest rates, to buy seed and fertilizer and hire tractors to plow the fields.

While agricultural policy in Russia had been poorly structured and largely unsuccessful, some basic trends have helped to create forces for change. The first is that have been falling, and hence the capacity for agricultural policy has been falling. Total federal transfers to agriculture fell from 10% to 4% of GDP from 1992 to 1993, and budgeted transfers for 1994 are about 5% of GDP.In early 2014, Russian lawmakers including State Duma agricultural committee deputy chairman , proposed equating GMO-related

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