DAMAK, June 30: As farmers in the district have started using harvesting machine in a bid to modernize paddy farming, their cost of production has increased this season. However, they have been compelled to sell paddy for cheaper rates than in previous years, which is incurring them huge losses.
MUSTANG, Jan 10: Continuous snowfall since the last few days in Mustang has hard-hit people’s life. Even cattle have been bearing the brunt. However, farmers say that they are happy as snowfall is expected to bring back the moisture of the soil triggering better yield for their crops.
KATHMANDU, Dec 17: Last month, Minister for Agriculture and Livestock Development Chakrapani Khanal reportedly received a report from the National Farmer’s Commission in which the commission had sought Rs 9 billion from the government to pay the farmers in damages for crops failure caused by various natural calamities.
NAWALPARASI, July 3: Locals of Susta, Nawalparasi damaged the Gandak dam to save their crops from being destroyed by the flood. With the Gandak dam partly destroyed, water has flown towards India’s Uttar Pradesh.
INARUWA, May 9: Strong storms coupled with hailstones and rainfall occurred all of a sudden early morning today caused heavy damages to vegetables, crops and nurseries in different parts of the Sunsari district.
INARUWA, September 1: Dev Narayan Yadav of Koshi rural municipality-6, Sripujabdi in Sunsari had cultivated pointed gourds in 25 kattha of land. But, the flood that took place on last August 11 had dashed his hope to make money from the vegetable farming.
INARUWA, August 31: Dev Narayan Yadav of Koshi rural municipality-6, Sripujabdi in Sunsari had cultivated pointed gourds in 25 kattha of land. But, the flood that took place on last August 11 had dashed his hope to make money from the vegetable farming.
MAHENDRANAGAR, July 22: Flood and incessant rain has quite troubled farmers in Kanchanpur these days. Vegetable farming has been badly affected in most of the areas especially in Dodhara-Chandani Municipality of Kanchanpur.