बिहार में किसानों को बड़ी राहत, मुजफ्फरपुर की शाही लीची को खुद प्रमोट करेगी सरकार

April 29 2020

कोरोना के कहर ने वैसे तो आम तौर पर सभी किसानों को नुकसान पहुंचाया है, लेक

बासमती निर्यात विकास प्रतिष्ठान की ओर से 4 मई से किसानों को मिलेगा बीज

April 29 2020

बासमती निर्यात विकास प्रतिष्ठान,  मोदीपुरम, मेरठ, उत्तर प्रदेश की ओर स

सरकार किसानों को धान की खेती न करने पर देगी 2 हजार रुपए, जानिए क्यों?

April 29 2020

देश के किसान धान की खेती (Paddy Crop) को बहुत महत्वपूर्ण मानते हैं. सभी किसान धा

बिहार में विदेशी सब्जी की खेती करने वाले किसानों को बीज पर मिलेगा 90 फीसदी अनुदान

April 29 2020

बिहार सरकार (Government of Bihar) ने विदेशी नस्ल की सब्जी को बढ़ावा देने के लिए किसान

क्या है ‘मेरी फसल मेरा ब्यौरा’ स्कीम जिससे जुड़ गए 12 लाख किसान, जानिए इसके बारे में सबकुछ

April 29 2020

किसानों (Farmers) के लिए बनाई ‘मेरी फसल मेरा ब्यौरा’ स्कीम से अब तक हरियाण

किसान क्रेडिट कार्ड: लिमिट 6 लाख रुपये और ब्याज 1 फीसदी करने मांग, 7 करोड़ लोगों को मिलेगी राहत

April 29 2020

किसान शक्ति संघ के अध्यक्ष पुष्पेन्द्र सिंह ने लॉकडाउन की वजह से ग्राम

Double whammy for growers

April 28 2020

Rain, accompanied by strong winds, not only damaged wheat in mandis, but also hampered harvesting at many places in the district.

Already, fa

Less labour, Ambala Agri Dept to opt for direct seeding of rice

April 28 2020

Though paddy transplantation is scheduled to start from June 15, the Agriculture Department has raised a demand for 250 DSR (direct seeder rice) machines for Ambala district to prepare fo

49.36 lakh tonnes of wheat procured

April 28 2020

Additional Chief Secretary Development Viswajeet Khanna on Monday said of 49.36 LMT of wheat that so far arrived in mandis, 47.33 LMT had already been procured, as compared with 41.92 LMT

ਮੰਡੀਆਂ ਚ ਕਣਕ ਖ਼ਰੀਦਣ ਦੇ ਕੰਮਾਂ ਦਾ ਜਾਇਜ਼ਾ ਲੈਣ ਲਈ ਛੇ IAS ਅਧਿਕਾਰੀ ਤਾਇਨਾਤ

April 28 2020

ਪੰਜਾਬ ਦੇ ਮੁੱਖ ਮੰਤਰੀ ਕੈਪਟਨ ਅਮਰਿੰਦਰ ਸਿੰਘ ਨੇ ਵੱਖ-ਵੱਖ ਜ਼ਿਲ੍ਹਿਆਂ ਵਿੱਚ ਮੰਡੀਆਂ

यूपी के किसान ने पहली बार उगाया काला गेहूं, काले-सफेद रंग के आटे से रोटियां बनेंगी गुलाबी

April 28 2020

कई किसानों के खेतों में काले रंग का गेहूं लहलहाता दिखाई देने लगा है. उत्

PM Kisan Yojana: गलत दस्तावेज़ की वजह से रुका है योजना का पैसा, तो ऑनलाइन अपलोड के जरिेए करें सुधार

April 28 2020

देशभर के करोड़ों किसानों को प्रधानमंत्री किसान सम्मान निधि योजना (PM Kisan Sa

इस नेक काम के लिए 1,00,000 हैक्टेयर में धान नहीं पैदा करेगा कृषि प्रधान यह राज्य

April 28 2020

हरियाणा के चरखी दादरी जिले की पैंतावास कलां पंचायत ने एक प्रस्ताव पारि

ICAR और DARE के साथ नरेंद्र सिंह तोमर की समीक्षा बैठक, किसानों को राहत देने के लिए इन मुद्दों पर हुई चर्चा

April 28 2020

कोरोना काल में लोग किस हद तक परेशानियां झेल रहे हैं, यह सभी जानते हैं. ऐस

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April 28 2020

ਕਰੋਨਾ ਵਾਇਰਸ ਦੇ ਕਾਰਨ ਦੇਸ਼ ਵਿਚ ਲੌਕਡਾਊਨ ਚੱਲ ਰਿਹਾ ਹੈ। ਜਿਸ ਕਰਕੇ ਗਰੀਬ ਕਿਸਾਨਾਂ

Oil falls as crude in US storage nears all-time high

April 27 2020

Oil prices fell on Monday on signs that worldwide oil storage is filling rapidly, raising concerns that production cuts will not be fast enough to catch up with the collapse in demand fro

खुशखबरी: मंडियों में बैठे निजी दुकानदार भी किसानों के घर जाकर समर्थन मूल्य पर करेंगे खरीदी

April 27 2020

मध्य प्रदेश सरकार ने किसानों को कोरोना संक्रमण से बचाने के लिए कृषि उपज

खट्टर सरकार का दावा, हरियाणा में मिल रहा है गन्ने का सबसे ज्यादा रेट, इतने का भुगतान बाकी

April 27 2020

मनोहरलाल खट्टर सरकार में सहकारिता मंत्री डॉ. बनवारी लाल ने दावा किया है

लॉकडाउन में ये ऐप बना किसानों की पहली पसंद, फसल बेचने की समस्या हुई दूर

April 27 2020

कोरोना वायरस महामारी (Coronavirus Pandemic) से निपटने के लिए जारी देशव्यापी लॉकडाउन

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April 27 2020

भारतीय खाद्य निगम ने 22 अप्रैल को एक नया बेंचमार्क स्थापित किया जब उसने 2.8

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April 27 2020

ਸਰਕਾਰੀ ਨੀਤੀ ਅਤੇ ਜ਼ਮੀਨੀ ਹਕੀਕਤ ਵਿਚ ਅੰਤਰ ਹੋਣ ਕਾਰਨ ਕਣਕ ਦੀ ਵਾਢੀ ਦੌਰਾਨ ਸੰਕਟ ਵਿ

ਕੈਪਟਨ ਦਾ ਨਵਾਂ ਫੈਸਲਾ ਕਿਸਾਨਾਂ ਲਈ ਬਣੇਗਾ ਵੱਡੀ ਮੁਸੀਬਤ!

April 27 2020

ਆਮ ਤੌਰ ਤੇ ਅਪਰੈਲ ਵਿੱਚ ਕਣਕ ਦਾ ਸੀਜ਼ਨ ਖਤਮ ਹੋਣ ਦੇ ਨੇੜੇ ਪਹੁੰਚ ਜਾਂਦਾ ਹੈ। ਫਸਲ ਵੇਚ

Kurukshetra arhtiyas join hands to tide over labour crunch

April 25 2020

Commission agents in Kurukshetra have formed groups of three to four each to tide over the shortage of labour and ensure smooth wheat procurement.

Ramadan brings cheer to rice exporters in Punjab as demand surges

April 25 2020

Despite the lockdown, Ramadan has brought cheer to basmati exporters in the region. Export of basmati to Middle Eastern countries, barring Iran, has ensured that exporters do not suffer the same fate as those whose o

From the RSS:

  • Government left with 25,000 tonnes buffer stock onion: Nafed

    This buffer stock of onion is created and maintained by Nafed on behalf of the government to be used for interventions in times of onion crisis.
  • Government imposes stock limit on onion traders to check prices

    Consumer Affairs Minister Piyush Goyal tweeted: "To control rising onion prices and curb hoarding, PM @NarendraModi government has taken the third step. Imposed stock limit of 2 tonne on retailers and 25 tonne on wholesalers".
  • Centre offers buffer stock onion to states/UTs to check rising prices: Consumer Affairs Secy

    As per data maintained by the Consumer Affairs Ministry, retail onion prices in Mumbai were ruling at Rs 86/kg, Chennai at Rs 83/kg, Kolkata at Rs 70/kg and Delhi at Rs 55/kg on October 22.
  • Onion and potato prices hit the roof in festive season

    Despite being the Navaratra season, onion prices have gone up to Rs 70 per kg in the retail market. The price of potato is also increasing. It is being sold at Rs 50-60 per kg in retail.
  • Onion prices double in 10 days to hit Rs 80/kg in wholesale

    Traders in the domestic market said prices will remain firm but they can rise if rain damages more crops. However, importers said prices will calm in some time because of steps taken by the government.
  • Global sugar market waiting for India's stand on 2020-21 export subsidy

    India has been giving incentives for sugar exports as the country has been consistently producing excess sugar for several years. In October 2019, millers had signed contracts for export of about 800,000 tonnes of sugar as the government had announced the continuation of export. Of the 6 million tonnes of quota given for export by the government, the industry exported 5.9 million tonnes of sugar in 2019-20.
  • Government relaxes import norms for onion to boost domestic supply, check prices

    According to the ministry, a sharp spike in onion prices in the past 10 days by Rs 11.56/kg has taken the all-India retail price of the commodity to Rs 51.95/kg, which was 12.13% higher than the last year.
  • Rice procurement rises sharply across the country, up 66 percent in Punjab

    Official agencies have increased purchases from farmers in various states including Haryana, Kerala, Uttar Pradesh, Uttarakhand and Tamil Nadu.
  • Government procures 107 lakh tonnes of paddy at MSP for Rs 20,180 cr

    Till October 20, a total of 2,36,748 cotton bales valued at Rs 668.42 crore have been procured, benefitting 46,706 farmers, as against 2,335 bales procured during the corresponding period of last year, the statement said.
  • Government procures 98.19 lakh ton paddy at MSP for Rs 18,540 crore

    The sanctions for procurement of 1.23 lakh tonnes of copra for the states of Andhra Pradesh, Karnataka, Tamil Nadu and Kerala were also given.
  • Rain delays Maharashtra cane crushing season: Sugar Factories Federation chairman

    Maharashtra State Cooperative Sugar Factories Federation chairman Jayprakash Dandegaonkar told PTI rains had not damaged the cane crop much but had hit roads and other infrastructure around factories heavily which would cause the delay.
  • Over 50 pc farmers oppose farm laws, but one-third of them have no info: Survey

    The survey, "The Indian Farmer's Perception of the New Agri Laws", found that out of the 52 per cent who opposed them 36 per cent did not know the details of the legislations.
  • 52% farmers oppose new agri laws over MSP fears: Survey

    A perception survey of over 5,000 farmers across regions shows that while 52% were opposed to the three new farm laws, chiefly due to fears that MSP will be done away with, there is more support for the changes among marginal and small farmers.
  • India takes up cultivation of Heeng for the first time, the move will be game changer in cold desert region

    Heeng is one of the top condiments and is a high value spice crop in India which last year imported about 1500 tonnes of raw asafoetida from Afghanistan, Iran and Uzbekistan and spent Rs 942 crore.
  • Government issues time-bound rules for farm contract disputes; says farmers have flexibility

    As per the notified rules, sub-divisional magistrate would resolve the dispute by forming a conciliation board having equal representation from both sides.
  • MoS for agriculture Parshottam Rupala launches ‘Ayushman Sahakar’

    Ayushman Sahakar specifically covers establishment, modernization, expansion, repairs, renovation of hospital and healthcare and education infrastructure encompassing hospitals, medical and nursing colleges, yoga centres, diagnostic centres, health insurance services and other medical and health related services authorised by the government.
  • Pre-harvest rain likely to hit rice output in Andhra Pradesh, Telangana

    As per initial estimates, there have been crop damages across 80,000 hectares in Telangana and 71,000 hectares in Andhra. “The governments of both states are doing the assessment. Major damages have been observed in paddy and cotton, while crops of ragi and pulses have also suffered significant damages,” said an agriculture ministry official.
  • Farm sentiments remain positive led by good monsoon: Report

    Moreover, it said the rural household incomes have stayed resilient in the face of the COVID-19 pandemic and have been supported by healthy farm cash flows across regions, aided by high levels of rabi procurement under various government schemes after a season of bumper harvest.
  • Onion prices remain firm on supply worries, imports to increase

    The average wholesale prices are expected to rise further from the current level of Rs 50 a kg.
  • Kharif foodgrains production likely to be record 144.52 mn tonnes in 2020-21: Narendra Singh Tomar

    Despite the COVID-19 pandemic, there has been a record increase in area sown to kharif crops by 4.51 per cent to 1,121.75 lakh hectares this year, Agriculture Minister Narendra Singh Tomar said.
  • Narendra Modi’s farm reforms could turn India into a food-export powerhouse

    Analysts and industry experts say the new policy has the potential to change the face of Indian agriculture, which has been hampered by low yields and inefficient smallholdings, by encouraging more contract farming.
  • Heavy rainfall in Maharashtra and nearby states to delay sugarcane crushing

    Heavy rainfall from a withdrawing monsoon in Maharashtra and adjoining states is expected to delay the 2020-21 sugarcane crushing season of Maharashtra and Karnataka by a month as wet fields make it difficult to harvest the cane.
  • Expected hike in urea sales to raise subsidy bill

    Consumption of other chemical crop nutrients such as diammonium phosphate (DAP) and muriate of potash (MOP) is also likely to be slightly higher this year.
  • Corn farmers in 5 states reap benefits from farm interventions: Corteva

    In addition to farm mechanisation, Corteva has also focused on empowering 12,000 tribal women corn farmers. This included training on agricultural methods, providing smart crop production technology and establishing an ecosystem of 'farmer producer companies' (FPC) to create market linkages and an end-to-end value chain.
  • Centre reaches out to stakeholders on farm bills; Rajnath meets farmers, policy experts

    "In a way these three farm bills will usher a new era of reforms in the agriculture sector and will give farmers' independence from the clutches of the middle men and help in getting them better prices for their produce," Gambhir told reporters after the meeting.
  • Govt asks agro-chemicals industry to come out with new molecules

    Addressing a digital conference, Minister of State for Agriculture Parshottam Rupala said: "The crop protection industry should share propositions to make crop protection products which are newer, safer and more effective, for the benefit of the farmers".
  • Farm reforms will help turn farmers into entrepreneurs: Prime Minister Narendra Modi

    Terming the farm reforms as historic, the prime minister said, "Today opportunities are being created to take farming and farmers from the role of annadata (food provider) to entrepreneurship."
  • Agricultural reforms reek of parochial thinking, promote lazy farming: SBI economists

    Welcoming the legislation that claim to enhance production and farmers' income, the economists at SBI Research on Monday said, "These measures are sine qua non as the country is no more just a cereal granary, and other states are producing diversified crops."
  • Late-season rainfall damages harvest-ready Kharif crop in Maharashtra, Andhra Pradesh, Telangana

    ​While states are yet to carry out field surveys to assess the actual losses, they say that the highest loss in Maharashtra will be of the soybean crop, followed by paddy and cotton. September rainfall has hit the soybean and cotton crops in more than 7 lakh hectares in Maharashtra. Mantralaya has said that it will compensate farmers affected by excess rains.
  • Rajasthan govt extends interest waiver scheme for agriculture traders till December 31

    According to the proposal, till September 30, a total amount of Rs 68 crore were outstanding dues, including mandi and allocation fees and other arrears from the various agricultural committees of the state.
  • Kasturi Cotton may help CCI increase exports, as Centre's MSP procurement expected to increase

    The government has promised to double the income of farmers and it has also promised that irrespective of the reforms in farm laws, the government will not abdicate MSP procurement.
  • Extended monsoon unlikely to hurt harvest

    Delayed monsoon withdrawal poses a risk for farmers as rainfall at harvest time can damage crops.
  • India's new farm laws will empower farmers, help them earn maximum profits: Israeli envoy

    Asserting that collaboration in the agriculture sector is one of the main "glues" that bind the Indo-Israel partnership, Malka said the new farm laws can further deepen ties as India can adopt Israel's technology of using digital platforms to connect farmers directly with consumers.
  • India’s agricultural exports jump in Covid times

    Export of essential agricultural commodities in the first six months of the current fiscal rose 43.4% to Rs 53,626.6 crore from Rs 37,397.3 crore in the same period last year.
  • Government allows exports of Bangalore rose onions, Krishnapuram onions

    An exporter of Bangalore rose onion will have to get a certificate from the Horticulture Commissioner, Government of Karnataka, certifying the item and the quantity. An exporter of Krishnapuram onions will have to obtain the certificate from the government of Andhra Pradesh.
  • Basmati rice exporters from India are renegotiating with importers from Australia, Canada and the US

    ​​The industry players are also worried about Pakistan’s move to start exporting their basmati rice to Iran under the barter system.
  • Rice procurement to rise by 22% to ₹1.4 lakh crore this year, says senior official

    Several opposition leaders have alleged that recent reforms in agricultural marketing signal an end to official procurement, but the government has repeatedly asserted that the changes only give farmers more freedom to sell their produce, which would help them get higher prices.
  • Certification system for organic cotton planned: Smriti Irani

    At the same event, textiles Secretary Ravi Capoor said certain ‘markers’ have been developed in conjunction with the Agricultural and Processed Food Products Export Development Authority (APEDA) for branding Indian organic cotton, and it is in the last stages of finalisation.
  • View: With many more benefits than risks, new agri reforms should be hailed, not feared

    The new farm laws seek to change the way marketing can be done. It allows the buyer and seller to meet anywhere which can be outside the mandi. There are no taxes levied and hence the mandi fee is out if sold outside. The buyer and seller can transact at a mutually agreed price. This is actually a win-win situation if it works well.
  • Government procures over 11 lakh tonnes paddy at MSP in last 10 days

    Procurement of paddy, the main kharif crop, began from September 26 in Punjab and Haryana, while it started on September 28 in other states.
  • Assam government launches mobile app, Kisan Rath, to promote buyer-seller network

    Initially launched by the Government of India, the app has been customized by National Informatics Centre (NIC) Assam to suit the requirements of the state. The app also enables farmers to take advantage of all relevant schemes and opens up the national market outside the state for surplus products
  • View: The clamour…and silence…over MSP in the Farm Bills

    The MSP system, in place since the mid-1960s, was part of the country’s drive to reduce dependence on food imports. It was an integral part of a package that included subsidized inputs meant to incentivize farmers to adopt new technologies and enhance farm productivity. The MSP was meant to protect farmers against price crashes that could occur with large harvests.
  • Of vested interests and a discredited economic model: CEA Subramanian's take on current farm upheaval

    "Who gets hurt by these reforms? The middlemen, and those who benefit from the middlemen. Quite pertinently, the two states that are leading the opposition are the ones where mandis are most powerful, have the highest procurement through the mandis, and the state govts generate the maximum revenues from the levies charged in the mandis."
  • Arunachal inks MOUs with three firms to set up palm oil extraction factories

    Khandu and Tage Taki, Agriculture minister, who was also present, were informed that the state government had signed MoUs with three companies – Siva Sai, 3F and Ruchi Soya for setting up oil extraction factories and buy back oil palm fruits from farmers under the scheme.
  • Non-basmati rice exports from India increases 68% YoY in April-July period

    India exported 2.99 million tonnes of non-basmati rice in the first four months of this financial year, up from 1.78 million tonnes a year ago, earning foreign exchange equivalent to Rs 8,903 crore as compared to Rs 4,816 crore in the corresponding period of last fiscal.
  • Centre offers marketing support to states to push ‘One District One Product’ agri plan

    There are 540 districts in the country and more than 100 out of them have GI tag crops, which can gain from the plan, officials said.
  • Pulse prices likely to stay firm during festive season

    Since the monsoon is showing signs of delayed withdrawal from Maharashtra and Karnataka, the impact of the rainfall will sustain pressure on the pulses market in October, trade sources said. The ex-mill price of top-quality tur dal has touched Rs 100/kg in most producing.
  • Government buys 5.73 lakh tons of paddy at minimum support price in last 8 days

    "As on September 3, cumulative procurement of paddy in the 2020-21 kharif marketing season is 5,73,339 tonne," the Food Ministry said in a statement. Paddy worth Rs 1,082.46 crore has been purchased at MSP from 41,084 farmers so far, it said.
  • Farm laws will empower, protect farmers & help double their income: Piyush Goyal

    The laws have freed farmers from decades-old bondage regarding sale of their produce and this will pave the way for fast growth of the nation's agriculture sector, Goyal said. He said these laws provide contractual protection to farmers against adverse price variations, while also giving them the freedom to avail benefit of favourable market prices.