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Fri, 09 Dec 2016 18:42:49 GMT(image) The government expects crop planting to continue, with the weather remaining favourable and support prices for various crops being attractive.
Fri, 09 Dec 2016 14:43:58 GMT(image) Pulses acreage has grown to 121.74 lakh hectares from 110.80 lakh hectares. Oilseeds sowing area has risen to 72.23 lakh hectares from 65.71 lakh hectares during the period under review.
Fri, 09 Dec 2016 14:05:17 GMT(image) By the following rabi marketing season, about 54 more mandis are being targeted to be covered under the online scheme.
Fri, 09 Dec 2016 09:25:05 GMT(image) India, which has been snapping up Australian and Black Sea wheat cargoes in recent weeks, was expecting the shipments from Ukraine to arrive this month, but traders now say they might reach India by January.
Fri, 09 Dec 2016 05:47:29 GMT(image) A clarification to this effect from the state government has brought a big relief to farmers. They will only need transit passes if they wish to transport the timber.
Thu, 08 Dec 2016 11:09:35 GMT(image) The total NR production will touch 11.08 million tonnes in the year, up by 0.1 % over last year, the report said. Till November, the production increased 0.4% to 10.10 million tonnes.
Wed, 07 Dec 2016 19:05:32 GMT(image) The biggest challenge in the agriculture sector is how to improve food and nutrition security in a way that caters to the changing requirements.
Wed, 07 Dec 2016 14:27:02 GMT(image) The agriculture ministry said there has been a jump of more than six times in coverage of non-loanee farmers from 14.88 lakh in kharif 2015.
Wed, 07 Dec 2016 14:21:28 GMT(image) The Cabinet took the decision to fix MSP for toria in 2017-18 market season on the basis of normal market price differentials.
Tue, 06 Dec 2016 19:58:24 GMT(image) The government will collect bank account numbers and IFSC codes from farmers while purchasing rice from them across the state.
Tue, 06 Dec 2016 19:24:55 GMT(image) Farmers are worried about the new debt they are taking with interest rates as high as 36% to make sure they are able to plant and look after the new crop after demonetisation disrupted the cash-based village economy.
Tue, 06 Dec 2016 10:13:12 GMT(image) He also said the Indian Council of Agricultural Research (ICAR) is hastening research on developing new wheat varieties to cope with high temperature due to climate change.
Sat, 03 Dec 2016 17:26:04 GMT(image) Insurance companies, faced with huge claims, discounted the payout all across and genuine farmers got much less than their due; while the politician and his cronies made huge gains.
Fri, 02 Dec 2016 19:06:25 GMT(image) Planting is expected to continue, with the weather remaining favourable and the support prices for various crops being attractive.
Fri, 02 Dec 2016 18:19:49 GMT(image) Villagers have even managed to hire farm labour without paying any cash.