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August 21st, 2014
Agriculture Department to Survey Fallow Land in Goa

A comprehensive survey of fallow agricultural land is on the anvil, as the agriculture department is planning to launch a major initiative to arrest the worrisome decline in farming activities in the state. The department has received two bids from Nagpur-based national bureau of soil survey and land use planning and another Bengaluru-based agency to develop land use planning and classification of fallow land by using satellite imagery. “The survey will be comprehensive, as it will reveal how much land has become fallow, the status of present land use and crops and the potential cropping pattern for the future and other aspects,” an official from agriculture department said. Read more via The Times of India