Agro industry bats for value addition to farmers’ produce to ensure remunerative returns

December 07 2019

Leading players in the Agro Industry on Friday batted for providing value addition to the agricultural produce of farmers in order to ensure remunerative returns for them.

The con

भेड़ पालन है मुनाफे का व्यवसाय, पढ़ें पूरी खबर

December 07 2019

प्राचीन काल से ही भेड़ को पालतू पशु माना गया है.  भेड़ एक बहुत सामाजिक और शांत पशु है,

अभी और रुलाएगा शतकवीर प्याज, इस सब्जी मंडी में पहुंचा बड़े आकार का अफगानी प्याज

December 07 2019

राजधानी शिमला में प्याज के दामों से एक सप्ताह के भीतर राहत मिलने की उम्मीद है। यह उम

ਪੰਜਾਬ ਚਿੱਟੇ ਸੋਨੇ ਦੀ ਖੇਤੀ ਵਿੱਚ ਸਰਦਾਰ

December 07 2019

ਪੰਜਾਬ ਦੀ ਕਿਸਾਨੀ ਨੂੰ ਸਲਾਮ ਹੈ ਜਿਸ ਦੀ ਮਿਹਨਤ ਦੀ ਬਦੌਲਤ ਐਤਕੀਂ ਚਿੱਟੇ ਸੋਨੇ ਦੇ ਝਾੜ ਨੇ ਝੰਡੀ ਲੈ

ਅਫ਼ਗਾਨਿਸਤਾਨ ਤੇ ਤੁਰਕੀ ਦੇ ਗੰਢਿਆਂ ਨਾਲ ਵੀ ਨਹੀਂ ਮਿਲੀ ਰਾਹਤ, ਹੁਣ ਪਿਆਜ਼ ਦੋਹਰੇ ਸੈਂਕੜੇ ਵੱਲ

December 07 2019

ਸਰਕਾਰ ਪਿਛਲੇ ਦੋ ਮਹੀਨਿਆਂ ਤੋਂ ਵੱਡੇ-ਵੱਡੇ ਦਾਅਵੇ ਕਰਦੀ ਆ ਰਹੀ ਹੈ ਪਰ ਪਿਆਜ਼ ਦੇ ਰੇਟ ਘਟਣ ਦੀ ਬਜਾਏ

Centre pushes for eNAM in states without APMCs

December 06 2019

The Centre is pushing the online agri-trading platform eNAM in states that do not have Agricultural Produce Market Committees (APMCs) to give farmers bigger opportunities to sell their produce. 

ਆਰਬੀਆਈ ਵੱਲੋਂ ਜੀਡੀਪੀ 5 ਫ਼ੀਸਦੀ ਰਹਿਣ ਦਾ ਅਨੁਮਾਨ

December 06 2019

ਭਾਰਤੀ ਰਿਜ਼ਰਵ ਬੈਂਕ (ਆਰਬੀਆਈ) ਨੇ ਵੀਰਵਾਰ ਨੂੰ ਵਿਆਜ ਦਰਾਂ ’ਚ ਕਟੌਤੀ ਦਾ ਕੋਈ ਐਲਾਨ ਨਾ ਕਰਦਿਆਂ ਮ

भारतीय कृषि अनुसंधान संस्थान में स्थित पूसा किसान मॉल में नेकॉफ आउटलेट आरंभ हुआ

December 06 2019

भारतीय कृषि अनुसंधान संस्थान में आज नेकॉफ (नेशनल फेडरेशन ऑफ फारमर्स प्रोक्योरमें

ਕਾਰੋਬਾਰੀਆਂ ਨੇ ਪੰਜਾਬ ਵਿੱਚ ਨਿਵੇਸ਼ ਦਾ ਭਰੋਸਾ ਦਿੱਤਾ

December 06 2019

‘ਸਮੂਹਿਕ ਵਿਕਾਸ ਲਈ ਭਾਈਵਾਲੀ ਜੁਟਾਉਣ’ ਦੇ ਸੈਸ਼ਨ ਦੌਰਾਨ ਨੂੰ ਡੈਲੀਗੇਟਾਂ ਨੇ ਪੰਜਾਬ ਵਿੱਚ ਨਿਵ

ਕਿਸਾਨਾਂ ਨੂੰ ਮਿਲਣਗੇ ਖੇਤੀ ਐਵਾਰਡ, ਇੰਝ ਕਰੋ ਅਪਲਾਈ

December 06 2019

ਪੰਜਾਬ ਖੇਤੀਬਾੜੀ ਯੂਨੀਵਰਸਿਟੀ ਲੁਧਿਆਣਾ ਦੇ ਡਾਇਰੈਕਟੋਰੇਟ ਪਾਸਾਰ ਸਿੱਖਿਆ ਵੱਲੋਂ ਰਾਜ ਭਰ ਦੇ ਕਿ

39% Farmers Left Out From PM-Kisan; Here s How They Can Avail the Benefit

December 05 2019

The last date to link Aadhaar Card with the central government’s ambitious ‘PM Kisan Samman Nidhi Yojana’ is over but a large number of registered farmers are still left out from getting the full bene

वैज्ञानिकों ने रेत और बुरादे पर उगाया टमाटर-खीरा; लहसुन, स्ट्रॉबेरी और फूल भी लगाए

December 05 2019

तेज शहरीकरण और बढ़ती आबादी की वजह से जमीन सिकुड़ रही है, इसलिए प्रदेश के कृषि वैज्ञा

ਪੀਏਯੂ ਨੇ ਕਿਸਾਨ ਮੇਲੇ ਤੇ ਦਿੱਤੇ ਜਾਣ ਵਾਲੇ ਐਵਾਰਡਾਂ ਲਈ ਮੰਗੀਆਂ ਅਰਜ਼ੀਆਂ

December 05 2019

ਪੰਜਾਬ ਖੇਤੀਬਾੜੀ ਯੂਨੀਵਰਸਿਟੀ ਲੁਧਿਆਣਾ ਵੱਲੋਂ ਸੂਬੇ ਦੇ ਕਿਸਾਨਾਂ ਤੋਂ ਮਾਰਚ 2020 ਚ ਦਿੱਤੇ ਜਾਣ ਵਾ

देवास जिले को 20 दिसंबर तक मिलेगा नौ हजार 500 मैट्रिक टन यूरिया

December 05 2019

आगामी 20 दिसंबर तक नौ हजार 500 मैट्रिक टन यूरिया देवास जिले को प्राप्त हो जाएगी। प्रभा

IFFCO मार्च से बनाएगा सस्ता नैनो यूरिया, 10 फीसदी कम होगी कीमत

December 05 2019

इफको (इंडियन फारमर्स फर्टिलाइजर कोआपरेटिव लिमिटेड) ने हाल ही में नैनो- टेक्नोलॉजी

अब सेब, स्ट्राबेरी, ग्रीन टी और कॉफी भी पैदा कर रहा छत्तीसगढ़

December 05 2019

छत्तीसगढ़ प्रदेश की पहचान अब सिर्फ धान तक सीमित नहीं है, बल्कि दूसरे राज्यों के फलो

ਹੋਰਨਾਂ ਦੇਸ਼ਾਂ ਵਿਚ ਭਾਰਤੀ ਬਾਸਮਤੀ ਅਤੇ ਸਾਦੇ ਚੌਲਾਂ ਦੀ ਮੰਗ ਘਟੀ

December 05 2019

ਭਾਰਤ ਦੇ ਬਾਸਮਤੀ ਚੌਲ਼ਾਂ ਦੀ ਬਰਾਮਦ ਚਾਲੂ ਵਿੱਤੀ ਵਰ੍ਹੇ ਦੇ ਸ਼ੁਰੂਆਤੀ ਸੱਤ ਮਹੀਨਿਆਂ ਦੌਰਾਨ 10 ਫ਼ੀਸਦੀ

ਪਿਆਜ਼ ਦੀਆਂ ਕੀਮਤਾਂ ਤੇ ਕਾਬੂ ਪਾਉਣ ਲਈ ਕੇਂਦਰ ਸਰਕਾਰ ਨੇ ਚੁੱਕਿਆ ਇਕ ਹੋਰ ਵੱਡਾ ਕਦਮ

December 05 2019

ਪਿਆਜ਼ ਦਾ ਜਮ੍ਹਾਂਖੋਰੀ ਉੱਤੇ ਸ਼ਿਕੰਜਾ ਕਸਦੇ ਹੋਏ ਕੇਂਦਰ ਸਰਕਾਰ ਨੇ ਮੰਗਲਵਾਰ ਨੂੰ ਪਿਆਜ਼ ਦੇ ਥੋਕ ਅਤੇ

Potato cultivation dips in Northern India

December 04 2019

Despite higher retail price of potato, the sowing of tuber is set to shrink in Northern states as farmers prefer alternate crops including onion, garlic, sugarcane and other perishables in this Rabi season. The rising

Punjab to woo global agri players for sustainable clean agri practices

December 04 2019

 The Captain Amarinder Singh led government is set to leverage the upcoming Progressive Punjab Investors Summit 2019 to reach out to some of the world’s leading FMCG companies for partnering the state in boo

Govt halves onion stock limit to curb hoarding

December 04 2019

Cracking down heavily against any possibility of hoarding of onions, the government has revised the stock limit squeezing any illegal stocking of onions whose wholesale prices have crossed the Rs 110 a kg mark. 

किसान भाईयों को नहीं मिला पीएम किसान सम्मान निधि स्कीम का लाभ

December 04 2019

प्रधानमंत्री नरेंद्र मोदी ने किसानों के लिए कई अहम कदम उठाए हैं. किसानों की समस्या

प्रदेश के किसानों का कर्ज होगा माफ : श्री सचिन यादव

December 04 2019

प्रदेश के किसानों का दो लाख रूपये तक का कर्ज माफ किया जाएगा इसमें किसानों को कोई संद

किसानों को सस्ती दरों पर मिलेगी इस्राइल के संतरे और नींबू की पौध

December 04 2019

अब किसानों और बागवानों के लिए प्रदेश में ही विदेशों की उन्नत किस्म के नींबू, अनार, स

ਪੰਜਾਬ ਨੂੰ ਮਿਲੀ ਇੱਕਮੁਸ਼ਤ ਛੋਟ ਦੀ ਪ੍ਰਵਾਨਗੀ, ਐਫ.ਸੀ.ਆਈ. ਸਾਉਣੀ ਮੰਡੀਕਰਨ ਸੀਜ਼ਨ 2019-20 ਲਈ ਕਸਟਮ ਮਿਲਡ ਰਾਈਸ ਕਰੇਗੀ ਸਵੀਕਾਰ

December 04 2019

ਪੰਜਾਬ ਸਰਕਾਰ ਦੀ ਮੰਗ ਨੂੰ ਮੁੱਖ ਰੱਖਦਿਆਂ ਭਾਰਤ ਸਰਕਾਰ ਦੇ ਖਪਤਕਾਰ ਮਾਮਲੇ, ਖੁਰਾਕ ਅਤੇ ਜਨਤਕ ਵੰਡ ਬ

From the RSS:

  • Agriculture crisis one of country’s biggest problems: Nitin Gadkari

    Nitin Gadkari said the government was focussed on diversification of agriculture into energy and power, and industry must also invest in rural and agricultural sectors to create employment and diversify wealth generation. He said pollution of the air and water, and India’s crude oil import bill, and agricultural crisis were the country’s three major problems today.
  • The tear-jerker: Onion prices cross Rs 200/kg

    Traders said they had not foreseen such an acute scarcity of onion, which happened mainly because of heavy rain. They said farmers were harvesting pre-mature onion to benefit from present high rates. Though onion prices are at their historic highs, it has barely helped many farmers recover past year's losses and get decent returns this year.
  • Grow sweet corn not maize, J&K govt advises farmers

    Kashmir’s Agriculture department has also approached University of Agriculture Sciences and Technology in Srinagar, asking them to submit a report on types of sweet corn varieties that could be grown in Kashmir. For now, the department imports sweet corn seed variety from Holland.
  • Onion prices shoot up to Rs165/kg; govt says imported onions to arrive by Jan 20

    Onion prices have been ruling high for past few weeks due to fall in production of the Kharif crop following unseasonal rainfall in key growing states, including Maharashtra. The price of onion was ruling at around Rs 120/kg in Mumbai, Chennai and Kolkata, while it was around Rs 100/kg in Delhi on Friday, as per the latest data.
  • What will food look like in the year 2099? India wants to know now

    India, the world’s second most populous nation, has already been grappling with the impact of climate change. This year’s monsoon, which typically waters more than half of the country’s total farmland, caused floods and poor rains at the same time.
  • Centre pushes for eNAM in states without APMCs

    Nirmala Sitharaman recently asked states to scrap APMCs and join eNAM to help farmers get better price realisation of their produce. APMC is a marketing board meant to moderate prices and prevent big traders from exploiting farmers. Officials said business transactions are growing and more than 150 commodities are being traded on the electronic platform.
  • Government orders import of 4000 tonnes onions

    The consumer affairs department has also directed MMTC to issue three more tenders for import of Onions, out of which two tenders are country specific namely Turkey and European Union and one is a global tender. Each of these tenders are for 5,000 tonnes.
  • Govt halves onion stock limit to curb hoarding

    The government is closely monitoring the prices of onions which is rising everyday due to short supply in the market. There is a huge shortage of the bulb this year due to heavily rains in the onion growing states of Maharashtra, Karnataka and Madhya Pradesh.
  • Potato cultivation dips in Northern India

    Usually potato growers are rooted to its cultivation and are not swayed by volatility in price. “But in the few years wholesale potato prices have remained subdued despite higher retail prices.
  • Punjab to woo global agri players for sustainable clean agri practices

    Top agri players like ITC, Godrej Tyson, Hariyalee Seeds, Spain’s Congelados De Navarra and IFFCO have confirmed their participation in the summit, which will highlight the potential opportunities of growth in this sector as well as the strengths of the Punjab ecosystem.
  • Fertiliser subsidy arrear at Rs 33,691 crore, may touch Rs 60K cr by March: FAI

    Out of this, Rs 20,853 crore is under DBT (Direct Benefit Transfer) and balance Rs 12,838 crore is other than DBT. FAI also pointed out that Rs 20,434 crore dues are pending for which bills have been generated but not paid and the balance Rs 13,257 crore are pending for which fertilizer companies are not able to generate bills.
  • Mustard cultivation shrinks as rains make farmers turn to wheat, pulses

    The sown area of mustard in Rajasthan—the largest producer of the oilseed—has shrunk to around 2.1 million hectares this winter from 2.5 million hectares a year ago. Mustard seed prices generally follow an uptrend during winters when mustard oil is widely used for body massage.
  • Centre to come out with permanent solution to stubble burning: MoS Agriculture

    "A meeting was chaired by the ICAR (Indian Council of Agricultural Research) secretary. A committee has been formed to formulate a new scheme" for a long-term permanent solution to stubble buring by farmers, he said. The MoS said that the new committee will come out with a new scheme within one or two months.
  • India's wettest monsoon in 25 years could lift 2020 wheat output to record

    The country received monsoon rains during the June-September season that were 10% above average and the rainfall continued during October and November, increasing soil moisture levels required for crop sowing. Rainfall also lifted the water level in India's key reservoirs to 86% of capacity compared to 61% a year ago and a 10-year average of 64%.
  • UP sugar mills not interested in converting old sugar to ethanol

    However, mills in Uttar Pradesh, the top sugar-producing state, are not keen on converting old stocks to ethanol. In Maharashtra, they are undecided about the benefits of the scheme, even though the state’s sugar industry had pushed for permission to convert old sugar into ethanol.