ਪੀਏਯੂ ਨੇ ਆਈ ਪੀ ਆਰ ਓ ਅਤੇ ਜੀ ਆਈ ਜ਼ੈਡ ਨਾਲ ਖੋਜ ਸਹਿਯੋਗ ਲਈ ਸਮਝੌਤਾ ਸਹੀਬੱਧ ਕੀਤਾ

July 06 2017

ਲੁਧਿਆਣਾ 6 ਜੁਲਾਈ- ਪੰਜਾਬ ਐਗਰੀਕਲਚਰਲ ਯੂਨੀਵਰਸਿਟੀ ਨੇ ਕੁਦਰਤੀ ਸਾਧਨਾਂ ਦੇ ਸੁਚੱਜੇ ਪ੍ਰਬੰਧਾਂ ਲਈ ਆਈ ਪੀ ਆਰ ਓ ਅ

ਡਾ. ਪੀ ਕੇ ਛੁਨੇਜਾ ਪੀਏਯੂ ਕੀਟ ਵਿਗਿਆਨ ਵਿਭਾਗ ਦੇ ਮੁਖੀ ਬਣੇ

July 06 2017

ਲੁਧਿਆਣਾ 6 ਜੁਲਾਈ

ਸੀਨੀਅਰ ਕੀਟ ਵਿਗਿਆਨੀ ਡਾ. ਪ੍ਰਦੀਪ ਕੁਮਾਰ ਛੁਨੇਜਾ ਨੂੰ ਪੰਜਾਬ ਐਗਰੀਕਲਚਰਲ ਯੂਨੀਵਰਸਿ

ਦੋ ਏਕੜ ਜ਼ਮੀਨ, ਸੱਤ ਲੱਖ ਕਰਜ਼ਾ, ਦੁਖੀ ਹੋ ਕੀਤੀ ਖੁਦਕੁਸ਼ੀ

July 05 2017

By: abp sanjha  Date: 5 July 2017

ਚੰਡੀਗੜ੍ਹ : ਕਾਂਗਰਸ ਸਰਕਾਰ ਵੱਲੋਂ ਕਰਜ਼ਾ ਮੁਆਫ ਦੇ ਐਲਾਨ ਤੋਂ ਬਾਅਦ ਵੀ ਹਰ ਦਿਨ ਕਿਸਾਨ ਖੁਦਕ

ਆੜ੍ਹਤੀਆਂ ਨੇ ਕੈਪਟਨ ਨੂੰ ਦਿੱਤਾ 'ਫ਼ਖਰੇ ਕੌਮ' ਦਾ ਐਵਾਰਡ

July 05 2017

By: abp sanjha date: 5 july 2017

ਚੰਡੀਗੜ੍ਹ: ਪੰਜਾਬ ਦੇ ਮੁੱਖ ਮੰਤਰੀ ਕੈਪਟਨ ਅਮਰਿੰਦਰ ਸਿੰਘ ਵੱਲੋਂ ਕਣਕ ਦੀ ਨਿਰਵਿਘਨ ਖਰੀਦ ਨੂੰ

ਨਰਮੇ ਦੀ ਫ਼ਸਲ ਨੂੰ ਬਚਾਉਣ ਲਈ ਖੇਤੀਬਾੜੀ ਵਿਭਾਗ ਵੱਲੋਂ ਉਪਰਾਲੇ ਜਾਰੀ

July 04 2017

By- Ajit Date: 04 july 2017

ਸ੍ਰੀ ਮੁਕਤਸਰ ਸਾਹਿਬ, -ਨਰਮੇ ਕਪਾਹ ਦੀ ਫ਼ਸਲ ਬੀਜਣ ਵਾਲੇ ਕਿਸਾਨਾਂ ਦੀ ਫ਼ਸਲ ਨੂੰ ਕੀੜੇ-ਮਕੌੜੇ ਅਤ

ਪੰਜਾਬ ਐਗਰੀਕਲਚਰਲ ਯੂਨੀਵਰਸਿਟੀ ਵਿਖੇ ਏਕੀਕ੍ਰਿਤ ਫ਼ਸਲ ਉਤਪਾਦਨ ਸੰਬੰਧੀ ਲਗਾਇਆ ਸਿਖਲਾਈ ਕੋਰਸ ਸਮਾਪਤ

July 04 2017

ਲੁਧਿਆਣਾ 4 ਜੁਲਾਈ

ਪੰਜਾਬ ਐਗਰੀਕਲਚਰਲ ਯੂਨੀਵਰਸਿਟੀ ਵਿਖੇ ਨਿਰਦੇਸ਼ਕ ਪਸਾਰ ਸਿੱਖਿਆ ਦੀ ਅਗਵਾਈ ਹੇਠ ਏਕੀਕ੍ਰਿਤ

ਪੰਜਾਬ ਐਗਰੀਕਲਚਰਲ ਯੂਨੀਵਰਸਿਟੀ ਨੇ ਨੌਜਵਾਨ ਕਿਸਾਨਾਂ ਦੀ ਸਿਖਲਾਈ ਸੰਬੰਧੀ ਬਿਨੈ ਪੱਤਰ ਮੰਗੇ

July 03 2017

ਲੁਧਿਆਣਾ 3 ਜੁਲਾਈ

ਨਿਰਦੇਸ਼ਕ ਪਸਾਰ ਸਿਖਿਆ ਨੇ ਪੰਜਾਬ ਐਗਰੀਕਲਚਰਲ ਯੂਨੀਵਰਸਿਟੀ ਪੰਜਾਬ ਦੇ ਨੌਜਵਾਨ ਕਿਸਾਨਾਂ

ਪੰਜਾਬ ਐਗਰੀਕਲਚਰਲ ਯੂਨੀਵਰਸਿਟੀ ਵਿਖੇ ਆਈ ਏ ਐਸ ਅਫ਼ਸਰਾਂ ਦੀ ਸਿਖਲਾਈ

July 03 2017

ਲੁਧਿਆਣਾ 3 ਜੁਲਾਈ

ਪੰਜਾਬ ਐਗਰੀਕਲਚਰਲ ਯੂਨੀਵਰਸਿਟੀ ਵਿਖੇ ਨਿਰਦੇਸ਼ਕ ਪਸਾਰ ਸਿੱਖਿਆ ਡਾ. ਅਸ਼ੋਕ ਕੁਮਾਰ ਦੀ ਅਗਵਾ

PAU INKS MoA FOR COMMERCIALIZATION OF CHILLI HYBRID

July 03 2017

Ludhiana, 3 July 2017

For the commercialization of chilli hybrid CH-27, the Punjab Agricultural University (PAU) inked a memorandum of agreement (MoA) with the Mann India Seeds, Dhanaula, Barnala, Punjab, today. Dr Navtej Bains, Director o

ਪੰਜਾਬ ਐਗਰੀਕਲਚਰਲ ਯੂਨੀਵਰਸਿਟੀ ਨੇ ਮਾਨ ਇੰਡੀਆ ਸੀਡਜ਼ ਬਰਨਾਲਾ ਨਾਲ ਸਮਝੌਤਾ ਸਹੀਬੱਧ ਕੀਤਾ

July 03 2017

ਲੁਧਿਆਣਾ 3 ਜੁਲਾਈ

ਪੰਜਾਬ ਐਗਰੀਕਲਚਰਲ ਯੂਨੀਵਰਸਿਟੀ ਨੇ ਮਿਰਚ ਦੀ ਦੋਗਲੀ ਕਿਸਮ ਸੀ ਐਚ 27 ਦੇ ਵਪਾਰੀਕਰਨ ਲਈ ਮਾਨ

ਹੁਣ ਗੋਬਰ ਗੈਸ ਤੋਂ ਕਮਾਓ ਨੋਟ, ਲੁਧਿਆਣਾ 'ਚ ਭਾਰਤ ਦਾ ਪਹਿਲਾ ਪਲਾਂਟ

July 03 2017

By: Abp sanjha date: 3 july 2017

ਚੰਡੀਗੜ੍ਹ: ਲੁਧਿਆਣਾ ਵਿੱਚ ਸਥਾਨਕ ਹੈਬੋਵਾਲ ਡੇਅਰੀ ਕੰਪਲੈਕਸ ਭਾਰਤ ਦਾ ਪਹਿਲਾ ਬਾਇਓ ਗੈਸ ਪਲਾ

जीएसटी : क्या हुआ सस्ता और क्या हुआ मंहगा

July 03 2017

By: Krishi Jagran, 3 July 2017

मोदी सरकार ने'एक देश-एक कर' कहे जाने वाले गुड्ज़ एंड सर्विसेज टैक्स (जीएसटी) की शु

दो साल से परेशान थे, अब टमाटर के मिल रहे भाव

July 01 2017

By: Naiduniya, 30 June 2017

-50 से 60 रुपए किलो बिकने लगा टमाटर, किसानों ने इस बार रकबा आधा कर दिया

किसानों द्व

किसान को फसल का उचित दाम दिलाने बनाया 1000 करोड़ का कोष

July 01 2017

By: Naiduniya, 30 June 2017

भोपाल। प्रदेश के किसानों को प्याज सहित ऐसी अन्य फसलों का उचित दाम दिलाने के लिए स

ਜੈਵਿਕ ਉਤਪਾਦਾਂ ਦੀ ਖਰੀਦੋ-ਫਰੋਖਤ ਪ੍ਰਤੀ ਲੋਕਾਂ 'ਚ ਭਾਰੀ ਉਤਸ਼ਾਹ

July 01 2017

By: Ajit Date: 01 july 2017

ਐੱਸ. ਏ. ਐੱਸ. ਨਗਰ, - ਪੰਜਾਬ ਸਰਕਾਰ ਵੱਲੋਂ ਰਾਜ 'ਚ ਜੈਵਿਕ ਖੇਤੀ ਨੂੰ ਉਤਸ਼ਾਹਿਤ ਕਰਨ ਲਈ ਅਤੇ ਕਿਸਾਨ

ਖਾਦਾਂ 'ਤੇ ਦਰ ਘਟਾ ਕੇ 5 ਫ਼ੀਸਦੀ ਕੀਤੀ ਟਰੈਕਟਰਾਂ ਦੇ ਪੁਰਜਿਆਂ 'ਤੇ ਟੈਕਸ ਦਰ 28 ਤੋਂ 18 ਫ਼ੀਸਦੀ

July 01 2017

By: Ajit Date:01 july 2017

ਨਵੀਂ ਦਿੱਲੀ -ਵਸਤੂ ਤੇ ਸੇਵਾਵਾਂ ਕਰ (ਜੀ. ਐੱਸ. ਟੀ.) ਲਾਗੂ ਕਰਨ ਤੋਂ ਕੁਝ ਘੰਟੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ ਸਾਰੀਆਂ ਤਾਕ

ਜੀਐੱਸਟੀ ਲਾਗੂ ਹੋਣ ਤੋਂ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ ਹੀ ਖੇਤੀ ਬਾਰੇ ਸਰਕਾਰ ਦਾ ਨਵਾਂ ਫੈਸਲਾ

July 01 2017

By: abp sanjha Date:01 july 2017

ਨਵੀਂ ਦਿੱਲੀ: ਵਸਤੂ ਤੇ ਸੇਵਾਵਾਂ ਕਰ (ਜੀ. ਐੱਸ. ਟੀ.) ਲਾਗੂ ਕਰਨ ਤੋਂ ਕੁਝ ਘੰਟੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ ਸਾਰੀਆਂ ਤ

ਸਿਰਫ 60 ਹਾਜ਼ਰ ਖਰਚ ਕੇ ਮੋਤੀਆਂ ਦੀ ਖੇਤੀ ਨਾਲ ਹੋਵੋ ਮਾਲਾਮਾਲ

June 30 2017

By: ABP sanja Date: 30 june 2017

ਚੰਡੀਗੜ੍ਹ: ਮੋਤੀਆਂ ਦੀ ਖੇਤੀ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ ਦੱਖਣੀ ਭਾਰਤ ਵੱਲ ਸੁਣਨ ਨੂੰ ਮਿਲਦੀ ਸੀ ਪਰ ਹੁਣ ਉੱਤਰ ਭਾ

ਪੰਜਾਬ ਐਗਰੀਕਲਚਰਲ ਯੂਨੀਵਰਸਿਟੀ ਨੇ ਵੀ ਐਨ ਆਰ ਸੀਡਜ਼ ਪ੍ਰਾਈਵੇਟ ਲਿਮਟਿਡ ਨਾਲ ਸਮਝੌਤਾ ਸਹੀਬੱਧ ਕੀਤਾ

June 30 2017

ਲੁਧਿਆਣਾ 30 ਜੂਨ-ਪੰਜਾਬ ਐਗਰੀਕਲਚਰਲ ਯੂਨੀਵਰਸਿਟੀ ਨੇ ਮਿਰਚ ਹਾਈਬ੍ਰਿਡ ਸੀ ਐਚ 27 ਦੇ ਵਪਾਰੀਕਰਨ ਲਈ ਵੀ ਐਨ ਆਰ ਸੀਡਜ਼

ਝੋਨੇ ਲੱਗਦੇ ਸਾਰ ਹੀ ਕਿਸਾਨਾ ਵਲੋ ਆਪਣੀ ਫਸਲ ਨੂੰ ਸਾਭ ਸੰਭਾਲ ਵੀ ਸ਼ੁਰੂ

June 29 2017

ਦੋਦਾ 29 ਜੂਨ (ਗੁਰਪ੍ਰਸਾਦ ਲਾਲੀ ਸਰਮਾ)- 15 ਜੂਨ ਤੋ ਬਾਅਦ ਖੇਤਾ ਅੰਦਰ ਝੋਨਾ ਲਗਾਉਣ ਵਾਲਿਆਂ ਦੀਆ ਰੌਣਕਾ ਲੱਗੀਆਂ ਹੋਈਆ

ਪਥਰੀਲੀ ਜ਼ਮੀਨ 'ਚੋਂ ਕਾਜੂ ਉਗਾਉਣਗੇ ਆਦਿਵਾਸੀ!

June 29 2017

By: ਏਬੀਪੀ ਸਾਂਝਾ Date: 29 june 2017

ਸਾਹਿਬਗੰਜ: ਹੁਣ ਝਾਰਖੰਡ ਦੇ ਆਦਿਵਾਸੀ ਕਾਜੂ ਦੀ ਖੇਤੀ ਕਰਨਗੇ। ਇਹ ਪਥਰੀਲੀ ਜ਼ਮੀਨ ਖੇਤ

ਪੰਜਾਬ ਐਗਰੀਕਲਚਰਲ ਯੂਨੀਵਰਸਿਟੀ ਵਿਖੇ ਕਿਸਾਨਾਂ ਦੇ ਆਰਥਿਕ ਪੱਧਰ ਨੂੰ ਉਚਾ ਕਰਨ ਸੰਬੰਧੀ ਸਿਖਲਾਈ ਪ੍ਰੋਗਰਾਮ ਆਯੋਜਿਤ

June 28 2017

ਲੁਧਿਆਣਾ 28 ਜੂਨ - ਪੰਜਾਬ ਐਗਰੀਕਲਚਰਲ ਯੂਨੀਵਰਸਿਟੀ ਵਿਖੇ ਭੋਜਨ ਵਿਗਿਆਨ ਅਤੇ ਤਕਨਾਲੋਜੀ ਵਿਭਾਗ ਵੱਲੋਂ ਟਿਕਾਊ ਖੇ

ਪੰਜਾਬ ਐਗਰੀਕਲਚਰਲ ਯੂਨੀਵਰਸਿਟੀ ਵਿਖੇ ਬਾਗਬਾਨੀ ਫ਼ਸਲਾਂ ਨਾਲ ਸੰਬੰਧਿਤ ਗਰਮ ਰੁੱਤ ਸਕੂਲ ਸਮਾਪਤ

June 28 2017

ਲੁਧਿਆਣਾ 28 ਜੂਨ ਪੰਜਾਬ ਐਗਰੀਕਲਚਰਲ ਯੂਨੀਵਰਸਿਟੀ ਵਿਖੇ ਫ਼ਲ ਵਿਗਿਆਨ ਵਿਭਾਗ ਦੁਆਰਾ ਆਯੋਜਿਤ ਕੀਤਾ 'ਬਾਗਬਾਨੀ ਫ਼ਸਲ

मानसून की कमी से पिछड़ी बुआई

June 28 2017

By: Krishi Jagran, 28 June

महाराष्ट्र, मध्य प्रदेश और गुजरात राज्यों में मानसून की की देरी से फसलों की बुआई

SUMMER SCHOOL ON FARMERS’ EMPOWERMENT INAUGURATED AT PAU

June 28 2017

LUDHIANA, JUNE 27:

The inaugural session of summer school on training programme on “Farmers Empowerment and Entrepreneurial Development in Food Technologies for Sustainable Agriculture” was held at Punjab Agricultural Universit

From the RSS:

  • Centre's Rs 2,000-3,000 cr scheme to digitalise PACs on anvil

    Since PACs are under the ambit of state government, the scheme envisaged will be on a 60:40 basis for five years and total budget is expected to be Rs 2,000-3,000 crore. Back in 2017, the government had moved a proposal to computerise PACs with a budget outlay of Rs 1950 crore. However, it could not get the cabinet clearance.
  • Crystal Crop Protection to acquire cotton, mustard, pearl millet and grain sorghum hybrids in India

    The business acquired by Crystal Crop Protection represents a very small portion of Bayer’s Indian and global business portfolio.
  • Gujarat to harvest record high groundnut crop, says SEA

    "Gujarat is expected to harvest a record groundnut crop of 38.55 lakh tonnes during the current kharif season, which is about 8.74% higher when compared to 35.45 lakh tonnes produced in the previous year. The production is up mainly due to normal to excessive rainfall during the months of August and September and absence of significant crop damage," said SEA in the statement.
  • Onion prices expected to stay firm till Diwali

    Traders said the weather will remain the key factor that will influence onion prices till December, when the arrival of the new crop normally is at its peak.
  • Retail tomato prices skyrocket to Rs 93 per kg in metros as unseasonal rains damage crop

    Among metro cities, tomatoes were sold at Rs 93 per kg in Kolkata, Rs 60 per kg in Chennai, Rs 59 per kg in Delhi and Rs 53 per kg in Mumbai on Monday, data showed. The retail price of tomatoes was ruling at more than Rs 50 per kg in over 50 cities out of 175-odd cities tracked by the consumer affairs ministry.
  • Government buys 56.62 lakh tonnes of paddy so far in kharif marketing season for Rs 11,000 crore

    The kharif marketing season (KMS) 2021-22 runs from October to September. Food Corporation of India (FCI) is the government's nodal agency for procurement and distribution of foodgrains.
  • Oilmeal exports down 36% in September 2021, says Solvent Extractors' Association

    In the first six months of 2021-22, oilmeal exports fell to 12.75 lakh tonne from 13 lakh tonne in the year-ago period. According to the latest data released by the Solvent Extractors' Association (SEA), soyameal exports declined sharply to 5,831 tonnes in September this year from 68,576 tonnes in the year-ago period.
  • Tea exports down by 14% in first seven months of 2021 owing to US sanctions

    Secretary-general of India Tea Association (ITA) Arijit Raha said that this is because exports to Iran, which was once a big buyer of Indian tea, was lower due to the sanctions by the US. The other prime reason is non-availability of shipping containers which have become very expensive during the COVID times.
  • Indian tea exports may witness recovery as Kenyan government fixes minimum reserve price

    The sharp price difference between the Indian and Kenyan teas has therefore narrowed down and Indian producers have started receiving export enquiries from West Asia, Russia, Kazakhstan and the US for black tea. This year, Indian tea had faced a tough competition from Kenyan tea as its prices were Rs 250-300 per kg while Kenyan tea was priced at less than Rs 150 per kg.
  • 'Onion prices being stabilised with buffer stock release; efforts on to soften tomato, potato rates'

    ​​ In addition, Grade-B onions (stocks which are below the fair average quality- FAQ) are disposed of in local markets in Maharashtra, Madhya Pradesh and Gujarat, it said. ​ Besides releasing onions in the market, the ministry has offered onions from the buffer at Rs 21 per kg to all states and Union territories for lifting from the storage locations. ​
  • Agritech startups: Think beyond organic, think hydroponics

    Pelican Aeroponic is among two dozen farm startups that have come up over the past few years, with a promise of growing "better-than-organic" or "beyond-organic" fruits and vegetables in India.
  • Cabinet approves Rs 28,655 cr net subsidy on P&K fertilisers for rabi season to benefit farmers; extra subsidy on DAP

    The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs (CCEA), chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi, has approved the Nutrient Based Subsidy (NBS) rates for P&K fertilisers for October 2021 to March 2022 period. Rabi (winter-sown) season starts in October.
  • Tomato, onion prices rise in Delhi on high fuel rates, crop damages in Karnataka, Maha

    Prices of vegetables like tomatoes & onions in Delhi's markets see an increase of around Rs 10-20/kg due to crop damages in Karnataka & Maharashtra and high fuel rates
  • Sugar companies likely to witness 5-7 pc revenue growth in FY'22: Report

    On the back of favourable pricing environments domestically and globally as well as increased share of ethanol in revenue mix, the revenues of a sample of sugar companies are expected to grow by 5-7 per cent in FY22 on a year-on-year basis, Icra said in a report.
  • Sugar companies' revenue to grow by 5%-7% in FY2022: ICRA

    Notwithstanding the likely increase in cane prices, the operating margins too may remain steady at 12.5%-13.0% in FY2022 (similar to FY2021 levels) aided by current favourable pricing and revenue mix trends.
  • India considers $3.8 billion increase in fertilizer subsidy

    A cabinet meeting chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi may approve the enhanced subsidy for winter-sown crops as early as this week
  • Natural farming gives edge to Himachal Pradesh apple growers in market

    The non-chemical low-cost climate resilient SPNF technique is being promoted for agriculture and horticulture crops in Himachal Pradesh as a part of PK3Y, launched by the state government in 2018.
  • Prices of cooking oils, except mustard oil, fall on reduction in import duties: Government

    After the duty reduction (with effect from September 11) on imported edible oils, domestic retail prices have reduced in the range of 0.22 per cent to 1.83 per cent.
  • Cotton prices may stay way above minimum support levels in 2021-22 cotton year

    Along with cutting India’s cotton exports, high cotton prices will reduce the central government’s procurement budget for cotton to a miniscule amount from the Rs 55,000 crore spent collectively on cotton procurement during the previous two cotton seasons, said trade and industry veterans at a webinar organized by Cotton Association of India (CAI), the apex trade body of cotton.
  • India needs a comprehensive rice strategy to deal with challenges: Report

    The report said that the rice production is beset with a variety of risks. High fertilizer price, plummeting water table, soaring agricultural input prices and asymmetric market price information constitute risk factors.
  • Coffee producers urge finance minister Nirmala Sitharaman to restructure Rs 5,000-crore outstanding loans

    The industry has sought conversion of the crop loans to term loans, an increase in the repayment period to seven years with a three- year moratorium and reduction in the interest rate on loans to 3%.
  • Procurement of paddy at MSP by Haryana govt started on October 3: CM Manohar Lal Khattar

    "The procurement of paddy at MSP by the Haryana government has been duly started from October 3, 2021. Under this, passes have been issued on the state's 'e-procurement portal' for the purchase of about 3.60 lakh tonnes of paddy so far in the state," said Haryana Chief Minister's Office in a tweet in Hindi.
  • Prices of basmati rice, edible oils and pulses ride high going into festive season

    Rains have impacted the quality of pulses and certain categories of pulses like have witnessed a rise of 10% -12% in prices. Edible oil prices, though, have fallen by Rs 10 per litre in last two months, but there is no possibility of a further reduction in prices in the near term as international prices are ruling high.
  • First consignment of Kashmiri walnuts leaves for Karnataka

    Kashmir accounts for 90% of India’s walnut production. With their superior quality and taste, the Kashmiri walnuts are a great source of nutrients and hence widely in demand across the globe. There is immense potential for this product to make its place in the local and global markets.
  • Darjeeling tea exporters initiate talks with Chinese importers

    The younger generation in China is leaning towards black tea in the ready-to-drink format, said industry executives. China is the largest producer of green tea in the world while India leads in black tea production.
  • KRIBHCO, CSC tie up to market agri-input products

    KRIBHCO is engaged in the business of manufacturing, importing and marketing of fertilizers, agri inputs and seeds.
  • Paddy procurement to commence in Punjab, Haryana from October 3

    "I am happy that the Union Consumer Affairs Minister Ashwini Kumar Choubey has accepted our request, and procurement will start in Haryana from October 3," Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar, who was flanked by his deputy Dushyant Chautala and state Agriculture Minister J P Dalal said, said after meeting the central minister in Delhi.
  • World Bank project promotes Premium Quality Rice in Joha variety

    ​The Joha rice is grown in Sali/ Kharif season. Major Joha varieties included in this are Kola Joha, Keteki Joha, Bokul Joha, Kunkuni Joha.
  • India's ethanol blending program will not be at the cost of food production, says ISMA

    Earlier, the government said around 17 million tonnes of surplus foodgrains will be utilised, apart from sugarcane molasses, for manufacturing ethanol to achieve the target of 20 per cent blending with petrol by 2025.
  • Centre doubles incentive on sugar sacrificed for producing ethanol from October 2021

    In the 2020-21 ethanol marketing year ending November, the country is estimated to achieve an 8.5 per cent blending of ethanol with petrol, with a supply of 3.35 billion litres to oil marketing companies (OMCs), according to ISMA.
  • Nearly 17 mn tonnes of surplus foodgrains to be used for ethanol making: Food Secy

    Food Secretary Sudhanshu Pandey said the government is encouraging ethanol production not only from molasses but also from foodgrains like maize and rice to achieve the blending targets.
  • Heavy September rains ensure normal monsoon for third straight year

    The monsoon rainfall may persist for some more time in October as the moisture-laden winds continue to blow across the country. Total rainfall over the crucial June-September season was 0.7% below the long-period average of 88 centimetres, as per data from the IMD.
  • Stockists declare 30.97 lakh pulses stock on govt portal so far

    ​​ "At least 11,635 stockholders have registered declaring 3097694.42 tonne of stock of pulses on the official portal of Department of Consumer Affairs as on September 20, 2021," the ministry said in a statement.
  • Sugar industry's future looks good but persisting concerns need attention, says rating agency

    Sugar exports surpassed 5 million tonne mark in early August with Indonesia being the biggest buyer. The report added that the Fair and Remunerative Price (FRP) increased to Rs 290 per quintal for sugar season 2022. However, the issues of the MSP and cane arrears continue to be important.
  • September rains damage 12% of kharif crops in Maharashtra

    Unprecedented rainfall in Marathwada has submerged the soya bean crop. The India Meteorological Department (IMD) has predicted formation of Cyclone Shaheen along the Gujarat coast in the next 48 hours, which would continue to pour water along the western coast.
  • Soyabean Prices crash by 50% in a month

    The sharp fall in prices has angered farmers across Maharashtra and Madhya Pradesh. Some farmers have started sharing soyabean price trends on social media. The industry has claimed that it was not the farmers but the stockists and the hoarders who had benefitted from the high rates.
  • PM Modi launches 35 crop varieties with special traits to address climate change, malnutrition

    The new crop varieties were dedicated to the nation through a video conference organised at all ICAR institutes, state and central agricultural universities and Krishi Vighyan Kendra.
  • The real agri reforms India needs

    To date, India’s investments in agriculture has not led to sustained increase in farmer incomes. To remedy this problem, GoI is committed to developing a strategy to double farmers’ income. These public incentives also need to be better designed to reduce the sector’s impact on climate. In 2016, agriculture represented 14% of the country’s emissions.
  • Tea Research Institute to sign research MoU with Patanjali

    Patanjali MD Balkrishna stated that Patanjali will work with Industries and Commerce Department to promote medicinal plantation in Assam and buy back from farmers for their products manufactured in Sonitpur and Haridwar.
  • UP hikes sugarcane purchase price by Rs 25 per quintal

    "UP govt has decided to increase MSP for sugarcane from Rs 325/quintal to Rs 350/quintal. This'll provide 8% additional income to farmers...We've intensified the process of withdrawing cases lodged against farmers," said CM Yogi Adityanath.
  • IFFCO's nano urea technology revolution for agriculture sector: Amit Shah

    Amit Shah described the role of IFFCO in making the Green Revolution successful in the country and praised the world's first nano liquid urea manufactured by IFFCO.
  • Rural demand expected to get Rs 10,700-cr boost from bumper crops: Report

    The agriculture ministry projects a good crop in the first advance estimates for the kharif season at over 150 million tonnes. Along with that, the government had also earlier increased the minimum support price (MSP) of all kharif crops by 1-5 per cent with tur, urad, groundnut, jowar and bajra getting the upper end of these new prices. The normal monsoons will also aid the farmers.
  • MP ahead of other states in developing agriculture infrastructure: Tomar

    Tomar said that Madhya Pradesh will emerge as a "model state" in the country in the agriculture sector by working on a mission mode.
  • Cargill launches 'Digital Saathi', a mobile first local online service platform

    "Digital Saathi will provide digitally enabled agriculture advisory services and enhanced market access to smallholder farmers based in 5 districts of Karnataka including Davangere, Bellary, Haveri, Chitradurga and Shimoga," said Cargill in a statement.
  • India sugar mills pause export deals in bet price will rise more

    A slower pace of sales by India, which is estimated to have almost 9 million tons in reserves next month, may heat up the global market again.
  • Telangana govt signs MoU with Wingsure for AI-driven personalised insurance and advisory services to farmers

    Wingsure will provide deep-tech-based personalized crop insurance products and advisory services to small, underserved farmers in the state.
  • Agricultural and processed food exports up 21.8% in April-August: Govt

    The exports of products under the ambit of the Agricultural and Processed Food Products Export Development Authority (APEDA) were $7.9 billion in the first five months of the fiscal as against $6.4 billion a year ago, the commerce and industry ministry said in a statement.
  • Kharif foodgrain output estimated at a record 150.50 million tonne this year, says Centre

    Sowing of kharif (summer) crops like paddy begins with the onset of the Southwest monsoon from June, while harvesting in most of the parts commences from October.
  • Himachal Apple growers demand govt support as farm-gate prices fall to a 10-year low

    Orchard owners have asked the Centre to implement the Kashmir formula in Himachal as well to cushion cultivators from a price shock.
  • You may see weaker harvests and bigger grocery bills next year

    Farmers growing the commodity-grade corn, soy and other grains that fuel both livestock and packaged-food factories are already spending more than normal on seeds, labor, transportation and equipment.