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Wed, 18 Jan 2017 11:28:41 GMT(image) Sugar mills typically operate between November and April, but this year mills have stopped crushing due to lower cane supplies.
Tue, 17 Jan 2017 11:58:50 GMT(image) Following the concerns shown by the government, industry body ISMA has cautioned its members to not get caught with the speculation in the market and be 'patient and reasonable'.
Tue, 17 Jan 2017 10:00:58 GMT(image) A drop in production could lift local prices and prompt the world's second-biggest consumer to allow duty-free imports of the sweetener
Tue, 17 Jan 2017 06:03:22 GMT(image) The number of grape orchards registered under Grapenet has more than doubled to 19,801 2016-17 from 18,327 in 2015-16.
Mon, 16 Jan 2017 16:14:05 GMT(image) According to a statement the buyer-seller meet, ‘Eastern Emporia – from the farmlands of North East’, facilitated trial orders which may turn into a potential spice trade worth Rs. 10 crore in the next one year.
Mon, 16 Jan 2017 11:20:09 GMT(image) Last month, the government had brought down wheat import duty to zero from 10 per cent to boost domestic availability and check price rise.
Mon, 16 Jan 2017 11:15:25 GMT(image) In his letter, copy of which was released here, Panneerselvam said TN experienced a 62 per cent deficient northeast monsoon, following the 20 per cent deficiency in southwest monsoon.
Mon, 16 Jan 2017 07:03:50 GMT(image) "A subsidy of Rs 26,000 on five horse power pumps is being provided to farmers and additional irrigation facility will be provided on 13 lakh hectare area in the state."
Sat, 14 Jan 2017 18:25:37 GMT(image) The National Human Rights Commission issued notice to the Tamil Nadu government, based on news reports, that 106 farmers have died or committed suicide in the state due to crop failure.
Fri, 13 Jan 2017 13:19:22 GMT(image) Pulse acreage has grown to 155.35 lakh hectares, from 139.93 lakh hectares. Oilseed sowing area has risen to 81.47 lakh hectares, from 75.06 lakh hectares.
Fri, 13 Jan 2017 08:38:35 GMT(image) During Nov-Dec 2016, import of refined oil (RBD Palmolein) has marginally increased to 486,502 tons from 463,482 tons in the same period of last year.
Thu, 12 Jan 2017 05:23:45 GMT(image) Arguing that the key to green revolution was high-yielding crops, the government's think tank said, "It is time for us to return to allow massive research into improving seed varieties including genetically modified one."
Tue, 10 Jan 2017 15:59:21 GMT(image) It further said that normally rabi sowing is completed on 88 per cent area by December 30 but this year it has been completed on more than 91 per cent area.
Mon, 09 Jan 2017 14:18:02 GMT(image) In a representation to parliamentary standing committee, it said that the import of NR should be suspended during the peak season of August to March.
Mon, 09 Jan 2017 13:44:36 GMT(image) The pilot was initiated by the state government and jointly executed by the International Crops Research Institute for the Semi-Arid Tropics (ICRISAT) and Microsoft