When 21-year-old Jashanjeet got married, instead of singing the traditional ‘ghori’ songs, his family held flags of the Bharatiya Kisan Union (Ugrahan) and shouted slogans against the Narendra Modi government.
Over 1 lakh farmers in Maharashtra have filed complaints claiming poor quality seeds had destroyed their soybean crop.
Since Thursday, social media messages have been warning “those in Delhi-NCR” to shut their doors and windows tightly.
A one square km swarm contains about 40 million locusts, which can eat the same amount of food in a day as about 35,000 people.
Locust attacks are not new to Western Rajasthan but reports say this is the first time since early 1990s that swarms have made their way into Jaipur.
From supporting farmers to citizen science, communities are working to protect these vital pollinators.
The wave of machines taking over farms in the Netherlands has helped propel its rise to the world's second-biggest food exporter after the U.S.
Monsoon rains have been 44% lower-than-average so far in June, delaying the sowing of summer-sown crops and raising concerns that parts of the country could face a worsening drought.
The European Union asked India to explain how Modi proposed to spend Rs 25 trillion rupees on agriculture and rural development, doubling farmers' incomes by 2022.
Madanlal Saini also attributed the defeat to the Congress's "tempting" promise of farm loan waivers.