There has been a huge drop in onion prices, know the big reason

August 05 2021

Many times we show cleverness by thinking that we will get its benefits in the coming days, but alas, when this does not happen, how much trouble it is, only the farmers of Maharashtra can tell at the moment. That s be

गुजरात, पश्चिम बंगाल के किसानों द्वारा उगाए गए ड्रैगन फ्रूट का निर्यात लंदन, और बहरीन को किया गया

August 05 2021

विदेशी फलों के निर्यात को बढ़ावा देने के लिए, गुजरात और पश्चिम बंगाल के किसानों से प

दलहनी फसल में पीला मोजेक रोग की दस्तक

August 05 2021

क्षेत्र में सोयाबीन सहित विभिन्ना खरीफ फसलें लहलहा रही है, लेकिन कुछ जगहों पर दलहन

ਪੰਜਾਬ ਦੇ ਲੁਧਿਆਣਾ ਵਿੱਚ ਵਿਗਿਆਨੀਆਂ ਨੇ ਵਿਕਸਤ ਕੀਤੀ ਨਵੀਂ ਪੌਲੀਹਾਉਸ ਟੈਕਨਾਲੌਜੀ

August 05 2021

ਕਿਸਾਨਾਂ ਨੂੰ ਬਹੁਤ ਜ਼ਿਆਦਾ ਜਾਂ ਨਾਕਾਫ਼ੀ ਠੰਡ, ਗਰਮੀ, ਮੀਂਹ, ਹਵਾ, ਅਤੇ ਨਾਕਾਫ਼ੀ ਸਾਹ ਲੈਣ ਅਤੇ ਕੀੜ

ਪੰਜਾਬ ਚ ਝੋਨੇ ਦੀ ਸਿੱਧੀ ਬਿਜਾਈ ਹੇਠ ਰਕਬਾ 6 ਲੱਖ ਹੈਕਟੇਅਰ ਤੋਂ ਪਾਰ

August 05 2021

ਪੰਜਾਬ ਦੇ ਕਿਸਾਨਾਂ ਨੇ ਝੋਨੇ ਦੀ ਸਿੱਧੀ ਬਿਜਾਈ ਦੀ ਤਕਨੀਕ ਅਪਣਾਉਣ ਵਿਚ ਡੂੰਘੀ ਦਿਲਚਸਪੀ ਜ਼ਾਹਰ ਕੀਤ

ਪੰਜਾਬ ਸਰਕਾਰ ਦਾ ਕਿਸਾਨਾਂ ਲਈ ਵੱਡਾ ਫੈਸਲਾ, ਸਰਕਾਰੀ ਜ਼ਮੀਨਾਂ ਦੀ ਹੋਏਗੀ ਅਲਾਟਮੈਂਟ

August 05 2021

ਪੰਜਾਬ ਸਰਕਾਰ ਨੇ ਕਿਸਾਨਾਂ ਦੇ ਹਿੱਤ ਵਿੱਚ ਵੱਡਾ ਫੈਸਲਾ ਕੀਤਾ ਹੈ। ਕੈਪਟਨ ਸਰਕਾਰ ਦੇ ਇਸ ਫੈਸਲੇ ਨਾਲ

Good quality apple sold in solan mandi for Rs 4000 box

August 04 2021

Apples of Sweet Orchard Baral of Rohru in Shimla district were sold at the rate of Rs 4000 a box in Solan Mandi on Sunday. Due to the full color and good size of the lot of 128 boxes, it was sold out in the market. The

परिस्थितिया विपरीत होने के बावजूद होल्सटीन फ्रीसिएन गायों से सालाना कमा रहे हैं लाखों रुपए

August 04 2021

क्षेत्र में शुष्क एवं अति शुष्क जलवायु होने के वजह से तापमान बहुत अधिक रहता है। बार

किसानों की आय दोगुना कराने में जुटी सरकार, आप मूंग के बाद प्याज की खेती कर ले पाएंगे दुगना फायदा

August 04 2021

किसानों की आय दोगुनी करने की राह पर हरियाणा सरकार, पहले मूंग की फसल की बिजाई करने पर

किसानों के लिए खुशखबरी ! मूंग खरीदी का कोटा 2 लाख टन हुआ

August 04 2021

मध्य प्रदेश सरकार की केंद्र सरकार के साथ लगातार बातचीत और प्रयासों के बाद केंद्र स

Mahindra & Mahindra ਕੰਪਨੀ ਨੇ ਜੁਲਾਈ 2021 ਵਿੱਚ ਵਿਕਰੀ ਵਿੱਚ ਦਰਜ ਕੀਤਾ 55% ਵਾਧਾ

August 04 2021

ਮਹਿੰਦਰਾ ਐਂਡ ਮਹਿੰਦਰਾ ਲਿਮਟਿਡ ਦੇ ਖੇਤ ਉਪਕਰਣ ਖੇਤਰ (ਐਫਈਐਸ), ਜੋ ਮਹਿੰਦਰਾ ਸਮੂਹ ਦਾ ਹਿੱਸਾ ਹੈ, ਨੇ

ਵੈਟਨਰੀ ਯੂਨੀਵਰਸਿਟੀ ਵਲੋਂ ਅਗਲੇ ਹਫ਼ਤੇ ਤੋਂ ਕਿਸਾਨਾਂ ਦੇ ਤਿੰਨ ਸਿਖਲਾਈ ਕੋਰਸ

August 04 2021

ਗੁਰੂ ਅੰਗਦ ਦੇਵ ਵੈਟਨਰੀ ਅਤੇ ਐਨੀਮਲ ਸਾਇੰਸਜ਼ ਯੂਨੀਵਰਸਿਟੀ, ਲੁਧਿਆਣਾ ਦੇ ਵੈਟਨਰੀ ਪਸਾਰ ਸਿੱਖਿਆ ਵਿ

ਖੇਤੀ ਕਾਨੂੰਨਾਂ ਖ਼ਿਲਾਫ਼ ਵਰ੍ਹਦੇ ਮੀਂਹ ’ਚ ਗਰਜੇ ਕਿਸਾਨ

August 04 2021

ਲੁਧਿਆਣਾ-ਫਿਰੋਜ਼ਪੁਰ ਮੁੱਖ ਮਾਰਗ ਸਥਿਤ ਚੌਕੀਮਾਨ ਟੌਲ ਪਲਾਜ਼ਾ ’ਤੇ ਕਿਸਾਨਾਂ ਨੇ ਵਰ੍ਹਦੇ ਮੀਂਹ ’

Little Riya Does Not Play With Toys But Loves Doing Organic Farming

August 03 2021

8th standard Rhea Jos is making a difference by reaping her yield from soil while her peer groups spend their time on mobiles and computers. Rhea started organic farming at the age of 6 and her mother Roopa Jos extende

लाख कीट की खेती से किसान कमा सकते हैं लाखों

August 03 2021

लाख कीट के उत्पादन में मध्य प्रदेश देश में तीसरे स्थान पर है. यहां के कई जिलों में ला

ਮਸ਼ੀਨਰੀ ਤੇ ਸਬਸਿਡੀ ਲੈਣ ਲਈ 4 ਅਗਸਤ ਤੱਕ ਹੈ ਆਖਰੀ ਮੌਕਾ

August 03 2021

ਕੇਂਦਰ ਸਰਕਾਰ ਨੇ ਪਰਾਲੀ ਸਾੜਨ ਦੀ ਵਧ ਰਹੀ ਸਮੱਸਿਆ ਨੂੰ ਰੋਕਣ ਲਈ ਪਿਛਲੇ ਤਿੰਨ ਸਾਲਾਂ ਵਿੱਚ ਪੰਜਾਬ ਨ

ਵੈਟਨਰੀ ਖੇਤਰ ਵਿਚ ਉਦਮੀ ਬਣਨ ਸੰਬੰਧੀ ਅਪਾਰ ਸੰਭਾਵਨਾਵਾਂ- ਵੈਟਨਰੀ ਮਾਹਿਰ

August 03 2021

ਗੁਰੂ ਅੰਗਦ ਦੇਵ ਵੈਟਨਰੀ ਅਤੇ ਐਨੀਮਲ ਸਾਇੰਸਜ਼ ਯੂਨੀਵਰਸਿਟੀ, ਲੁਧਿਆਣਾ ਦੀ ਸੰਸਥਾ ਵਿਕਾਸ ਯੋਜਨਾ ਇਕਾ

ਜਾਣੋ ਅਗਸਤ-ਸਤੰਬਰ ਵਿੱਚ ਕਿਵੇਂ ਦਾ ਰਹੇਗਾ ਮੌਨਸੂਨ, ਮੌਸਮ ਵਿਗਿਆਨੀਆਂ ਨੇ ਕੀਤੀ ਭਵਿੱਖਬਾਣੀ

August 03 2021

ਭਾਰਤੀ ਮੌਸਮ ਵਿਭਾਗ (IMD) ਨੇ ਸੋਮਵਾਰ ਨੂੰ ਕਿਹਾ ਕਿ ਅਗਸਤ-ਸਤੰਬਰ ਵਿੱਚ ਆਮ ਨਾਲੋਂ ਜ਼ਿਆਦਾ ਬਾਰਸ਼ (Rain( ਹ

ਖੇਤਾਂ ਚੋਂ 6195 ਟਰਾਂਸਫ਼ਾਰਮਰ ਚੋਰੀ, ਕਿਸਾਨ ਅੰਦੋਲਨ ਚ, ਚੋਰ ਬੇਖੌਫ, ਪੁਲਿਸ ਖਾਮੋਸ਼

August 03 2021

ਪੰਜਾਬ ਵਿੱਚ ਟਰਾਂਸਫ਼ਾਰਮਰ ਚੋਰ ਸਰਗਰਮ ਹੈ। ਛੇ ਮਹੀਨਿਆਂ ਅੰਦਰ ਹੀ 6195 ਟਰਾਂਸਫ਼ਾਰਮਰ ਚੋਰੀ ਹੋ ਗਏ ਹ

मछलीपालन को दर्जा दिया गया है कृषि का

August 02 2021

छग मछुआ कल्याण बार्ड के मनोनित पदाधिकारियों को रायपुर में शपथ दिलाई गई। वर्चुअल शप

राजीव गांधी ग्रामीण भूमिहीन कृषि मजदूर योजना होगी वरदान साबित

August 02 2021

कुंडा ब्लाक कांग्रेस कमेटी के सदस्य हरेंद्र चंद्राकर ने प्रदेश में कांग्रेस की सर

दाल भंडारण की अधिकतम सीमा निर्धारित

August 02 2021

प्रमुख सचिव खाद्य नागरिक आपूर्ति एवं उपभोक्ता संरक्षण श्री फैज अहमद किदवई ने बताय

छत्तीसगढ़ के औषधीय पौधों में विशेष गुणों की पहचान हेतु होगा अनुसंधान

August 02 2021

छत्तीसगढ़ राज्य के वनों में पाए जाने वाले औषधीय पौधों के गुणों का विश्लेषण एवं प्रमाणीकरण करने

ਕਿਸਾਨਾਂ ਦੇ ਹਿੱਤ ਵਿੱਚ ਸਰਕਾਰ ਦੀ ਪਹਿਲ, ਰਾਸ਼ਟਰੀ ਕਿਸਾਨ ਡਾਟਾਬੇਸ ਯੋਜਨਾ

August 02 2021

ਭਾਰਤ ਸਰਕਾਰ ਇੱਕ ਰਾਸ਼ਟਰੀ ਕਿਸਾਨ ਡਾਟਾਬੇਸ ਸਥਾਪਤ ਕਰਨ ਦੀ ਯੋਜਨਾ ਬਣਾ ਰਹੀ ਹੈ। ਭਾਰਤ ਦੇ ਖੇਤੀਬਾ

ਗੰਨੇ ਦਾ ਰੇਟ ਨਾ ਵਧਾਇਆ ਗਿਆ ਤਾਂ ਦਿੱਲੀ ਦੀ ਤਰਜ਼ ਪੰਜਾਬ ਚ ਵੱਡਾ ਸੰਘਰਸ਼ ਵਿੱਢਣ ਦਾ ਐਲਾਨ

August 02 2021

ਪੰਜਾਬ ਵਿੱਚ ਪਿਛਲੇ ਕਈ ਸਾਲਾ ਤੋਂ ਇੱਕੋ ਹੀ ਰੇਟ ਤੇ ਵਿਕ ਰਹੇ ਗੰਨੇ ਦੀ ਫਸਲ ਦੇ ਰੇਟ ਵਿੱਚ ਵਾਧਾ ਕਰਨ

From the RSS:

  • Santosh Kanoria family acquires Jungpana, Goomtee tea estates

    Anshuman Kanoria, a member of the Santosh Kanoria family, said "we have bought the two premium tea gardens of Darjeeling, Jungpana and Goomtee. Jungpana is the most premium tea of Darjeeling and fetches a very high average price realisation".
  • To cut ballooning import bill, govt targets 3- fold increase in domestic palm oil output

    The government has set the ambitious target for more than three-fold increase in domestic palm oil production, from the current 3 lakh tonnes to 11 lakh tonnes by 2025-26, to reduce India’s high dependence on import of edible oil. To accelerate production and cultivation of oil palm in the country, the government will now put special focus on the North East and Andaman and Nicobar Islands.
  • Stock in warehouses: Policy change leaves 15,000 tonnes of toor dal imports stuck

    The importers had warehoused the goods in free trade warehousing zones (FTWZs) even before the May 15 government notification on changing the category to “free.”
  • NERAMC initiates first ever export consignment of maize to Bangladesh

    This consignment is sourced from the farms of Burigaon in Darrang District and will give a further boost to farmers’ income especially during this pandemic situation. Though the initial order is for 50 MT of Maize, NERAMAC expect that this will open the floodgate for exporting the varied agri-horti produces of North East India to newer markets.
  • Amit Shah promises to direct banks to adopt flexible financing policy for new ethanol projects

    According to the release issued by the Federation, Shah promised to issue orders before August 15 asking the banks to adopt a flexible policy about financing of the ambitious ethanol projects.
  • Govt says no proposal under consideration to waive farmer loans

    In a written reply to the Lok Sabha, Minister of State for Finance Bhagwat Karad said the Centre has not implemented any farm loan waiver scheme since 'Agriculture Debt Waiver and Debt Relief Scheme (ADWDRS), 2008'.
  • Rain deficit hits sowing of kharif crops

    The slide for pulses is -10.1%, while it has so far been -15.5% for cereals and -10.4% for oilseeds. The area sown under paddy has dipped by 6.9%, while it is -7.7% for cotton.
  • Agriculture ministry to bring data policy for farm sector

    As of now, Narendra Singh Tomar said, the federated farmers' database is being built by taking the publicly available data as existing in the Department of Agriculture and in various data silos in government and linking them with the digitised land records.
  • Centre mulls fortified rice to fight malnutrition, anaemia; policy to spur production likely

    Rice is a staple for 65% of India's population and a key component of the government's food security programme. It's supplied at subsidised rates through the Public Distribution System (PDS) and to children through programmes such as the Mid-Day Meal (MDM) scheme and the Integrated Child Development Scheme (ICDS).
  • Depleting stocks coupled with strong demand from mills keeps cotton prices bullish

    State agency Cotton Corporation of India (CCI) increased cotton prices by Rs 100/candy on Tuesday and again by same amount on Wednesday. In all, it has increased the cotton prices by Rs 2500/candy since June 15.
  • How retail industry is adopting soy as a protein-rich feed for livestock; experts discuss

    Industry expert Jaison John, Team Lead – India, U.S. Soybean Export Council (USSEC), Dr Suresh Itapu, Nutraceutical Expert, Director, NutriTech India and Kripa Jalan Nutritionist, Founder – Burgers to Beasts deliberate on protein consumption in the country and how retailers can play an important role in making India protein sufficient.
  • Over 21.40 lakh farmers enrolled under PM-KMY: Narendra Singh Tomar

    The enrollment of eligible farmers under PM-KMY was started by Common Service Centres (CSC e-Governance Services India Ltd) from August 2019.
  • Govt aims to create national farmers database using digital land records: Narendra Singh Tomar

    "As a first step in this direction, the government has already initiated building federated farmers' database that would serve as the core of the envisaged Agristack," Tomar said in a written reply to the Lok Sabha.
  • Sowing of kharif crops picks up with advancement in monsoon: Narendra Singh Tomar

    When asked if the government has assessed the impact of delayed monsoon on agriculture produce, Tomar in a written reply to the Lok Sabha said, "...it is too early to determine the impact of delayed monsoon on the agriculture produce".
  • Over 2 lakh hectare farmland damaged this year due to hydro-meteorological calamities: Narendra Singh Tomar

    The report of the IMCT is considered by the Sub-Committee of the National Executive Committee (SC-NEC). Thereafter, the High-Level Committee (HLC) approves the final quantum of financial assistance, the minister added.
  • MGNREGA has already used up over half of its annual funds this fiscal

    In 2020-21, the government had raised the budgetary allocation for the scheme by Rs 40,000 crore taking the total spent on Mgnrega to Rs 1,11,170.86 crore after the nationwide lockdown last year resulted in migration of workers back to rural India.
  • Decline in India’s shrimp exports makes them cheaper by 30% in domestic market

    "China was a very large market for the small sized shrimps weighing 10 grams to 17 grams. Now, as the exports to China are facing problems, the demand for these sizes is soft. The farm gate prices of shrimp have declined by about 14% since March," said Ramakanth Akula, CEO, The Waterbase Limited.
  • Import duty cut will not help reduce masur prices in India, says IPGA

    The basic customs duty has been reduced from 10% to nil on Lentils (Masur) originated in or exported from countries other than the USA. Also, the basic customs duty has been reduced from 30% to 20% on masur originating in or exported from the USA. The Agriculture Infrastructure Development Cess on masur has been reduced from the present rate of 20% to 10%.
  • Masur prices may remain range bound as Govt cuts import duty

    "The basic customs duty has been reduced from 10% to nil on Lentils (Masur) originated in or exported from countries other than the USA. Also, the basic customs duty has been reduced from 30% to 20% on masur originating in or exported from the USA. The Agriculture Infrastructure Development Cess on masur has been reduced from the present rate of 20% to 10%," the notification said.
  • Import duty on masur dal cut to zero; agri infra development cess halved to 10 per cent

    A notification in this regard was tabled in the Rajya Sabha by Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman. The Minister said that the basic customs duty has been reduced from 10 per cent to nil on lentils (masur dal) originated in or exported from countries other than the US.
  • Wheat, paddy procurement at all-time high: Government

    In addition, 869.76LMTs of paddy was procured on MSP for ongoing KMS 2020-21 and RMS benefitting 128.37 Lakh farmers. This is 14.55 % more paddy procured in comparison to last year’s corresponding period. Government agencies have also procured total 10,49,575.80 MT of Pulses and Oilseeds on MSP.
  • Too early to assess impact of delayed monsoon on kharif crops: Narendra Singh Tomar

    According to the India Meteorological Department (IMD), southwest monsoon rainfall as whole is less by 5 per cent of the normal rainfall during the period till July 21, Tomar said in a written reply to the Rajya Sabha.
  • Small tea growers can avail benefits under the PM-KISAN scheme

    Assam is the largest producer of tea in India and accounts for 52 percent of India’s tea.
  • Corteva Agriscience inks pact to promote sustainable rice production in 40,000 acres UP

    The project provides a framework for Corteva, 2030 WRG and a task force of multiple stakeholders to work towards transforming 40,000 acres of land from traditional methods of transplanting rice to the Direct Seeded Rice (DSR) technique, it said in a statement.
  • Forest and Horticulture Departments to formulate tea and horticulture policy: Arunachal Deputy CM

    He asked the Secretary of Industries to formulate an interdisciplinary committee by including members from all the line departments in order to correct the lacunas in the present policy.
  • Contribution of agriculture and allied sectors has increased 26.8% since 2013-14: Narendra Singh Tomar

    "The total agricultural exports have also shown continuous rise and the total value of the export of agricultural and allied commodities during the period 2013-14 and 2020-21 was Rs 2,62,778.52 crore and Rs 3,10,338.47 crore respectively showing an increase of 18.1 percent," he added.
  • From Pashmina shawls to Darjeeling tea, why India is waking up to the importance of GI tags

    India’s many geographical indication-registered products reflect the country’s rich heritage and diversity. There is still a lot of scope to highlight their uniqueness in global markets, but that is not going to be easy.
  • Soybean, cotton and maize acreages could shift if monsoon fails to revive: Crisil

    The report said that the southwest monsoon arrived in India on June 3, signalling a good start to the kharif 2021 season. As on June 23, monsoon covered almost 93% of kharif acreage — a week before its usual onset. However, the lull in monsoon over the past 15 days (up to 12 July) has weighed on the pace of kharif sowing.
  • Sericulture farmers see 20% higher prices on the back of ReshaMandi's digital support

    More than 12,000 sericulture farmers in Karnataka, Tamil Nadu, Andhra Pradesh and Maharashtra currently use the artificial intelligence-based application of the startup, ReshaMandi, according to its founder.
  • Tripura initiates steps to promote commercial cultivation of Agar

    Tripura expects to export 75,000 kg of Agar chips and 1,500 kg of Agar oil in the current financial year. The state has over 50 lakh trees are available in the state.
  • Year-on-year kharif sowing trails by 11.56%, reservoir levels lower by 7% than previous year

    The year-on-year sowing of rice is lagging by 7%. Rice has been sown on 161.97 lakh hectares, with higher acreage reported from the states of Madhya Pradesh, Uttar Pradesh, Telangana, Tripura, Punjab, Jharkhand, Tamil Nadu, Jammu & Kashmir, and Uttarakhand. Less area is reported from the states of Odisha, Chhattisgarh, Bihar, Assam, Haryana, Gujarat etc.
  • More supply than demand keeps vegetables cheap in monsoon for first time in several years; traders, growers struggle to sell

    “Before Covid-19, I used to supply 23 to 30 tonnes of fruits and vegetable to hotels and institutions. Now, it has come down to 5 to 6 tonnes a day,” said Navin Chawla, a third-generation vegetable wholesaler from Delhi.
  • Tomar urges farmers to take benefit of govt's agri-reforms; launches Kisan Sarathi app

    Through 'Kisan Sarathi' platform, officials at various levels can view and monitor daily activities such as farmer registration, live calls, messages, advisories given and pending.
  • Horticulture production hits record high at 329.86 million tonnes, says Agriculture Ministry

    The production of fruits is estimated to be 102.76 million tonnes this year as compared to 102.08 million tonnes achieved in the year 2019-20, while production of vegetables is estimated to be 196.27 million tonnes, up by 4.42 % as compared to 188.28 million tonnes in the previous year.
  • Irrational subsidies, overfishing by many countries hurting Indian fishermen, says Piyush Goyal at WTO

    The minister has also stated that the proposed agreement has to provide for current and future needs as the per capita fisheries subsidy given by most developing countries is minuscule compared to advanced fishing nations.
  • India seeks fair WTO pact on fish subsidies, says limited S&DT inappropriate, unaffordable, unacceptable

    Speaking strongly for the rights of developing countries at the ministerial meeting of the WTO on the crucial fisheries subsidy negotiations, commerce and industry minister Piyush Goyal said that countries like India who are yet to develop fishing capacities, cannot sacrifice their future ambitions.
  • Only 39 per cent of workers can be considered as permanent workers in tea plantation sector in Assam: Oxfam India

    Oxfam India is working in seven districts of Assam—Biswanath, Dibrugarh, Tinsukia, Lakhimpur, Tezpur, Golaghat and Sivasagar.
  • Stock limits on pulses not removed, being enforced, says govt

    The central government has also shared information with the States about mismatch between the stocks declared by the stockists on the portal developed by Department of Consumer Affairs and loans taken from the Bank for pulses stocks or the quantity imported by importers.
  • Punjab waives Rs 590 crore farm debt loans for labourers and landless farming community

    The government will pay off loans to the tune of Rs 590 crore of 285,325 members of the Primary Agricultural Cooperative Societies (PACS), thus ensuring a relief of Rs 20,000 per member, said the statement quoting the chief minister Amarinder Singh.
  • CCEA approves realignment of schemes of Animal Husbandry department to leverage an investment of Rs 54,618 crore in next 5 years

    Financial Implication: "The financial commitment of Rs.9800 crore by Government of India over next 5 years starting 2021-22 for these schemes would leverage total investment of Rs.54,618 crore in livestock sector including share of investments by State Governments, State Cooperatives, Financial institutions, External funding agencies and other stakeholder," said a government release.
  • IFFCO Kisan Sanchar setting up 17 FPOs in Gujarat in tie-up with NABARD, NCDC

    These FPOs are being established in association with National Bank for Agriculture and Rural Development (NABARD) and National Cooperative Development Corporation and will be spread across several districts of Gujarat.
  • ISMA keeps India's 2021-22 sugar production unchanged at 310 lakh tonnes

    "After accounting for the reduction in sugar production due to diversion of cane juice and B-molasses to ethanol, ISMA estimates sugar production in 2021-22 at around 310 lakh tons of sugar. This will be similar to the current year’s sugar production," said ISMA in a release.
  • Soil moisture deficiency may force re-sowing of maize, soyabean in some states

    Even as the Indian Meteorological Department (IMD) on Tuesday declared that monsoon rains have covered the entire country, large parts of the country are still waiting for good spells of rain to save the crops in the field. Farmers have complained that the weather office’s short-term forecasts--issued for a fortnight—on which they based their decision to sow, were off the mark.
  • States lift 15.3 lakh ton foodgrains so far for free distribution during July-November

    The Central Government has extended the PMGKAY for five months i.e. July-November 2021 and further allocation of 198.79 LMT food grains has been made under PMGKAY-IV (July-November 2021), it added.
  • Assam's Agriculture department has set a ambitious target for enrolling five lakh farmers under Pradhan Mantri Fasal Bima Yojana for ensuing Sali paddy

    Agriculture minister Atul Bora said that district Agricultural Officers of the State has to take the responsibility to achieve the target failing which department may take action against them.
  • IIT Guwahati researchers conduct extensive research on Eri and Muga Silk

    Among the first such reports in this sector, the final report has already been accepted by the World Bank consultants.
  • Uttar Pradesh records highest ever procurement of wheat at MSP; Rs 11,141.28 crore paid

    Procurement in Uttar Pradesh had shown a record Paddy also during Kharif Marketing Season 2020-21 itself. A record procurement of 66.84 LMT paddy was done from 10.22 lakh farmers of Uttar Pradesh during KMS 2020-21.
  • India’s agricultural exports will cross $40 billion in FY22: NABARD Chairman

    “Producers have understood the overseas market requirements and the quality of products that are in demand. This is driving agri exports from India. China has emerged as a major buyer of agriculture products in the world markets. Also, we are in the midst of a commodity super cycle,” said GR Chintala, chairman, NABARD.
  • New farm laws to boost competition; farmers can sell produce to corporates: Chief Economic Advisor K Subramanian

    Subramanian said the insistence on selling goods only at Agricultural Produce Marketing Committee (APMC) markets dented farmers' realisations because the buyer who acted as an intermediary had an upper hand in the trade due to factors like it being a perishable commodity or the costs involved in coming to the market again.
  • Palm oil prices rise in India even after import duty cut

    Higher palm oil prices could weigh on Indian demand and may prompt the government to refrain from cutting import taxes further as the price rise highlighted the limitation of duty reduction.