पंजाब सरकार ने पेश किया बजट, फसल खराब होने पर 8 हजार की जगह मिलेंगे 12000 रुपए

June 20 2017

By-Dainik Bhaskar, दिनांक- 20 जून 2017

चंडीगढ़. मंगलवार को पंजाब सरकार के वित्त मंत्री मनप्रीत बाद

ਮੀਂਹ ਪੈਣ ਨਾਲ ਝੋਨੇ ਦੀ ਲਵਾਈ ਦੇ ਕੰਮ 'ਚ ਆਈ ਤੇਜ਼ੀ

June 20 2017

By- Ajit Date: 20 june 2017

ਜਲੰਧਰ,- ਪੰਜਾਬ 'ਚ ਵੱਖ-ਵੱਖ ਥਾਈਾ ਹੋਈ ਭਾਰੀ ਬਾਰਿਸ਼ ਨਾਲ ਜਿੱਥੇ ਪਿਛਲੇ ਕਈਆਂ ਦਿਨਾਂ ਤੋਂ ਪੈ ਰਹੀ

ਮੱਕੀ ਦੀ ਫ਼ਸਲ ਕਿਸਾਨਾਂ ਲਈ ਸਾਬਤ ਹੋ ਰਹੀ ਹੈ ਘਾਟੇ ਦੀ ਪੰਡ

June 20 2017

By- Ajit Date: 20 june 2017

ਰਾਜਪੁਰਾ -ਇਕ ਤੋਂ ਬਾਅਦ ਇਕ ਫ਼ਸਲ ਕਿਸਾਨਾਂ ਲਈ ਘਾਟੇ ਦਾ ਸੌਦਾ ਸਾਬਤ ਹੁੰਦੀ ਜਾ ਰਹੀ ਹੈ | ਆਲੂ,

ਕੈਪਟਨ ਨੇ ਲਿਆ ਫੈਸਲਾ: ਕਿਸਾਨਾਂ ਦੇ ਕਰਜ਼ੇ ਮੁਆਫ..

June 20 2017

By: abp sanjha Date: 20 June 2017 

ਚੰਡੀਗੜ੍ਹ: ਪੰਜਾਬ ਸਰਕਾਰ ਨੇ ਸੂਬੇ ਵਿੱਚ ਖੁਦਕੁਸ਼ੀ ਪੀੜਤ ਪਰਿਵਾਰਾਂ ਦਾ ਸਾਰਾ ਕਰਜ਼ਾ ਮ

PAU ORGANIZES TRAINING COURSE ON MILK AND SOY TECHNOLOGYLUDHIANA, JUNE 19

June 19 2017

By- PAU 19 june 2017

The Department of Food Science and Technology, Punjab Agricultural University (PAU),  organized a training course on ‘Milk and Soy Technology’ under the aegis of Rashtriya Krishi Vikas Yojna

ਕੈਪਟਨ ਸਰਕਾਰ ਨੇ ਕਰਜ਼ਾ ਮੁਆਫੀ ਦਾ ਮਾਮਲਾ ਲਟਕਾਇਆ

June 19 2017

By: ABP SANJHA 19 June 2017 

ਚੰਡੀਗੜ੍ਹ: ਪੰਜਾਬ ਦੇ ਕਿਸਾਨਾਂ ਦਾ ਕਰਜ਼ਾ ਅਜੇ ਮੁਆਫ ਹੁੰਦਾ ਦਿਖਾਈ ਨਹੀਂ ਦੇ ਰਿਹਾ। ਬੇਸ਼

ਪੰਜਾਬ ’ਚ ਮੌਨਸੂਨ ਦੀ ਛਹਿਬਰ ਛੇਤੀ

June 16 2017

By- Punjabi tribune  Date: 16 june 2017 

ਚੰਡੀਗਡ੍ਹ-ਪੰਜਾਬ, ਹਰਿਆਣਾ ਅਤੇ ਚੰਡੀਗੜ੍ਹ ਵਿੱਚ ਮੌਨਸੂਨ ਆਮ ਨਾਲੋਂ ਦਸ ਦਿਨ ਪਹਿ

ਪੰਜਾਬ ਵਿੱਚ ਝੋਨੇ ਦੀ ਬਿਜਾਈ ਸ਼ੁਰੂ ਪਰ ਸਹੀ ਜਾਣਕਾਰੀ ਨਾ ਹੋਣ ਕਰਕੇ ਰਵਾਇਤੀ ਢੰਂਗ ਹੀ ਅਪਣਾਇਆ ਜਾ ਰਿਹਾ ਹੈ।

June 16 2017

By- Gurparshad Lali sharma

ਦੋਦਾ-ਪੰਜਾਬ ਸਰਕਾਰ ਵਲੋ ਝੋਨੇ ਦੀ ਬਿਜਾਈ ਤੇ ਲਗਾਈ ਪਾਬੰਧੀ ਦਾ ਸਮਾ ਖਤਮ ਹੋਣ ਦਾ ਬੇਸਬਰੀ ਨਾ

किसानों की नीति को लेकर मोदी की तारीफ में आए जाने माने कृषि वैज्ञानिक

June 14 2017

By-Oneindia, दिनांक-14 जून 2017

नई दिल्ली। देश के जाने माने कृषि वैज्ञानिक और राष्ट्रीय किसान कमीशन

मुर्गियों की गर्मियों में देखभाल

June 14 2017

By-Krishakjagat, दिनांक-14 जून 2017

मुर्गी दाना कम खाती है और इससे प्राप्त ऊर्जा का बड़ा हिस्सा उनके शरी

देश में अब 98 फीसदी होगी बारिश

June 14 2017

दिनांक-14 जून 2017

नई दिल्ली/भोपाल। भारतीय मौसम विभाग ने गत दिनों अपना दूसरा पूर्वानुमान जार

12 कृषि साख सहकारी समितियों के निवार्चन हेतु कार्यक्रम निर्धारित

June 14 2017

दिनांक-14 जून 2017

सूरजपुर।
कलेक्टर केसी देवसेनापति के निर्देशन में सहायक पंजीयक अनिल ति

नरेंद्र मोदी सरकार ने किसानों को दी राहत, इस साल भी मिलता रहेगा सस्ता कर्ज

June 14 2017

दिनांक-14 जून 2017

नई दिल्ली: केंद्रीय कैबिनेट ने तीन लाख तक का कर्ज लेने वाले किसानों को राहत

झारखंड की रघुबर दास सरकार का बड़ा फैसला, किसानों को सिर्फ 1 फीसदी ब्याज पर मिलेगा कर्ज

June 14 2017

By- NDTVIndia, दिनांक-14 जून 2017

 नई दिल्ली: झारखंड की रघुबर दास सरकार ने किसानों को लेकर एक अहम फैसला ल

ਪੰਜਾਬ ਖੇਤੀਬਾੜੀ ਯੂਨੀਵਰਸਿਟੀ ਦੇ ਸਾਉਣੀ ਦੀਆਂ ਫ਼ਸਲਾਂ ਦੇ ਬੀਜ ਕਿਸਾਨਾਂ ਲਈ ਤਿਆਰ

June 14 2017

ਲੁਧਿਆਣਾ 14 ਜੂਨ

ਪੰਜਾਬ ਐਗਰੀਕਲਚਰਲ ਯੂਨੀਵਰਸਿਟੀ, ਲੁਧਿਆਣਾ ਵੱਲੋਂ ਸਾਉਣੀ ਦੀ ਬਿਜਾਈ ਲਈ ਹਾਈਬ੍ਰਿਡ ਮੱਕੀ

ਟਰੈਕਟਰ ਹੋਣਗੇ ਮਹਿੰਗੇ, ਇੰਨੇ ਵਧ ਸਕਦੇ ਹਨ ਮੁੱਲ

June 14 2017

BY- Jagbani Date: 14 june 2017

ਨਵੀਂ ਦਿੱਲੀ— ਜੀ. ਐੱਸ. ਟੀ. ਦੇ ਲਾਗੂ ਹੋਣ ਦੇ ਬਾਅਦ ਟਰੈਕਟਰਾਂ ਦੀਆਂ ਕੀਮਤਾਂ 'ਚ ਵਾਧਾ ਹੋ

ਪਰਾਲੀ ਦੀ ਸਮੱਸਿਆ ਤੋਂ ਮਿਲੇਗਾ ਛੁਟਕਾਰਾ, ਕਿਸਾਨ ਕਰਨਗੇ ਚੋਖੀ ਕਮਾਈ

June 14 2017

By: ਏਬੀਪੀ ਸਾਂਝਾ |  14 June 2017 

ਚੰਡੀਗੜ੍ਹ: ਪਰਾਲੀ ਵਾਤਾਵਰਣ ਦੇ ਨਾਲ ਮਿੱਟੀ ਲਈ ਵੱਡਾ ਖਤਰਾ ਬਣੀ ਹੋਈ ਹੈ। ਪ

ਕੱਲ ਤੋਂ ਝੋਨੇ ਦੀ ਲਵਾਈ ਸ਼ੁਰੂ, ਕਿਸਾਨਾਂ ਨੂੰ ਮਿਲੇਗੀ ਪੂਰੀ ਬਿਜਲੀ

November 30 -0001

By: ABP SANJHA Date: 14 june 2017

ਚੰਡੀਗੜ੍ਹ: ਕੱਲ ਤੋਂ ਪੰਜਾਬ ਵਿੱਚ ਝੋਨੇ ਦੀ ਲਵਾਈ ਸ਼ੁਰੂ ਹੋ ਰਹੀ ਹੈ। ਝੋਨੇ ਦੀ ਲਵਾਈ ਪਾਣੀ

चना, चावल, गेहूं, सोयाबीन, ग्‍वारगम, सरसों और दालों के भाव जानिए यहां

June 13 2017

By-Infopatrika, दिनांक-13 जून 2017

चावल और धान 

बासमती रा 6800, 1121 स्टीम 6800, व्हाइट 5450,

नवजात बछड़ों के लिये खीस (कोलोस्ट्रम) का महत्व

June 13 2017

By- Krishakjagat,  दिनांक-13 जून 2017

डेयरी उद्योग की सफलता उचित बछड़ा व बछड़ी प्रबंधन पर

किसान आंदोलन कुछ लोगों की साजिश : केंद्रीय कृषि राज्यमंत्री

June 13 2017

By-Naiduniya, दिनांक-13 जून 2017

इंदौर। मध्यप्रदेश में हुए किसान आंदोलन को लेकर केंद्री

ਪੰਜਾਬ ਖੇਤੀਬਾੜੀ ਯੂਨੀਵਰਸਿਟੀ ਵੱਲੋ ‘ਪੱਤਾ ਰੰਗ ਚਾਰਟ’ ਦੀ ਵਰਤੋ ਬਾਰੇ ਜਾਣਕਾਰੀ।

November 30 -0001

By - Gurparshad Lali Date:13/06/2017

ਝੋਨੇ ਦੇ ਖੇਤ ਵਿਚ ਖਾਦਾਂ ਦੀ ਸੁਚੱਜੀ ਵਰਤੋਂ ਲਈ ਪੰਜਾਬ ਖੇਤੀਬਾੜੀ ਯੂਨੀਵਰਸਿਟੀ ਵੱਲੋ

ਪਾਬੰਦੀ ਦੇ ਬਾਵਜੂਦ ਝੋਨੇ ਦੀ ਲਵਾਈ ਸ਼ੁਰੂ

November 30 -0001

By-Ajit Date:13/06/2017

 ਵਰਸੋਲਾ -ਪੰਜਾਬ ਸਰਕਾਰ ਵੱਲੋਂ ਧਰਤੀ ਹੇਠਲੇ ਪਾਣੀ ਨੂੰ ਬਚਾਉਣ ਲਈ ਬਣਾਏ ਹੋਏ ਪੰਜਾਬ

अच्छी बारिश से दस दिन पहले शुरू हुई बोवनी

November 30 -0001

by-naidunia,Date: 12 june 2017

ग्राम नांदोन, मोहाई एवं डाबरी क्षेत्र में शुक्रवार दोपहर में तेज बारिश हुई। इस

ਪਸ਼ੂ ਮੇਲਿਆਂ ਦੀ ਹੋਂਦ ਲਈ ਖ਼ਤਰਾ ਬਣੀ ਕੇਂਦਰੀ ਨੀਤੀ

November 30 -0001

By-Punjabi tribune, ਮਿਤੀ-12 ਜੂਨ 2017

ਲੰਬੀ-ਪਸ਼ੂ ਮੇਲਿਆਂ ਸਬੰਧੀ ਨਵੀਂ ਕੇਂਦਰੀ ਨੀਤੀ ਨੇ ਉੱਤਰ ਭਾਰਤ ਦੇ ਮਸ਼ਹੂਰ ਮੰਡੀ ਕਿੱਲਿ

From the RSS:

  • Why Modi's roll back of three farm laws may not be enough to pacify protesting farmers

    India currently fixes the rates for two dozen farm commodities, including some grains and pulses, and procures limited volumes for its welfare programs at those levels. Private players buy agricultural goods at market-determined prices.
  • Wheat sowing up 3.36% so far: Agriculture Ministry

    ​​ As per the ministry data, wheat has been sown in 35.8 lakh hectare in Madhya Pradesh, 34.98 lakh hectare in Uttar Pradesh, 29.45 lakh hectare in Punjab, 13.78 lakh hectare in Haryana and 13.37 lakh hectare in Rajasthan so far in the ongoing season. These are major wheat growing states in the country.
  • Tomato price rises to Rs 75 per kg in national capital

    In Chennai, retail tomato price declined to Rs 63 per kg on Friday from the peak of Rs 100 per kg on November 22. Similarly, in Thiruvananthapuram, the price dropped to Rs 80 per kg from Rs 103 per kg in the said period, the data maintained by the Consumer Affairs Ministry showed.
  • Tomato prices to remain elevated for two more months: Crisil Research

    Wayward and excess rains have resulted in the ongoing spike in vegetable prices, and the cost of tomatoes will continue to be at elevated levels for two more months, Crisil Research said. Prices have risen 142 per cent as on November 25 and will remain elevated for two more months till harvest from Madhya Pradesh and Rajasthan starts reaching the markets from January, it said.
  • Farmers should turn to ethanol production instead of growing conventional crops: Nitin Gadkari

    While speaking at the inauguration of Phoenix Eicher Institute of Driving Training and Research Nitin Gadkari said,"Farmers should also start giving energy now."
  • Tomato prices will continue to rise for next 45-50 days, says CRISIL Research

    Excess rains in key supplier states like Karnataka, Andhra and Maharashtra have damaged the crops and thereby reduced the supply.
  • FSSAI seeks public comments on regulation of GM food

    Food safety regulator FSSAI has sought public comments on draft regulation on manufacture, storage, distribution, sale and import of any food or food ingredient derived from genetically modified organisms (GMOs).
  • In a first, 2.5 tonnes of 'Vazhakulam' pineapples sent to Delhi by rail under Kisan rail scheme

    Normally, pineapple is sent to north India, one of the largest markets of the tropical fruit, by trucks, which takes five days to reach Delhi. By rail, the consignment will reach in 50 hours and ensures fresh fruits to the consumer, the Association said in a release.
  • Financing sustainable agriculture key to address climate change vulnerability: Report

    According to a report by CFA Institute in partnership with Climate Bonds Initiative, agriculture, which is the primary source of livelihood for about 58 per cent of India's population and contributes to global food security as one of the major producers of agro-commodities, is particularly vulnerable to climate change.
  • The new petrol: Tomato now at Rs 100/kg in Delhi and Chennai as prices soar due to unseasonal rains

  • Tea industry heading towards crisis: Planters' body, Tea Association of India

    Secretary General of TAI, P K Bhattacharya said around 28% of the crop is produced between October and mid-December. He said coupled with the price decline, wages have also risen - 201% in West Bengal from 2011-2021 and 186 per cent in Assam during the same period.
  • Farm laws rollback leaves edible oil industry in the lurch

    Govt’s decision to repeal farm laws has left a question mark on the National Mission on Oilseeds for which the oil industry has been clamouring for long.
  • Repealing farm laws may slow down labour reforms further

    There are concerns that backtracking on farm laws can embolden the opposition to reforms or strengthen demand for populist giveaways.
  • Commerce minister Piyush Goyal asks tea industry to submit a proposal about all issues of the industry

    The Union Minister thoroughly discussed the issues with the participants and assured appropriate measures.
  • Farm law rollback: Move may hit sourcing and expansion plans of food processing companies

    The Indian processed foods market is estimated at over ₹2.6 lakh crore, and large companies were drawing up fresh plans to benefit from sourcing directly from farmers.
  • Future of agriculture depends on the impact on production, procurement and prices: farm scientist M S Swaminathan

    The National Commission on Farmers has recommended a 50 % margin over C2, which is also the demand of the farmers. "The future of agriculture depends on the impact we can make on production, procurement and prices. These should be attended to concurrently", he said in a press release.
  • Committee on zero budget farming, MSP: Agri Minister Tomar

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi addressed the nation at on November 19 to announce that the new farm laws enacted in 2019 will be repealed in the upcoming winter session of Parliament.
  • Magnanimous on part of PM to withdraw 3 farm laws; agri sector needs reform: Edible oil industry

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi announced that the government has decided to repeal the three farm laws, which were at the centre of protests by farmers for the past year, and appealed to the protesting farmers to return home.
  • Maharashtra government files case against Reliance General Insurance

    The state government had earlier informed the Centre that non-payment of claims by the company to many farmers could result in a "law-and-order situation" in the state as five other insurers had paid about 90% of the claims for the 2021 kharif season.
  • Don't push govt to intervene on cotton bale pricing issue: Piyush Goyal

    Goyal insisted that pricing issue of cotton bales and yarn for the industry should not be allowed in any way to impact the better prices that farmers are getting. He said the idea of short-term supernormal profits by a section of players in textile value chain is not sustainable.
  • Soybean farmers and poultry industry at loggerheads over extension of soymeal import window

    After the soyabean prices touched the historic high of Rs 100/kg against the minimum support price of Rs 39/kg, the central government for the first time ever, allowed import of genetically modified soyameal, the main feed of poultry and also cattle and fish.
  • Sugar output up 24% at 21 lakh ton till Nov 15 this season; export contract at 25 lakh ton

    Several sugar mills in the south and west, started their operations earlier this season, because of which the sugar production is higher.
  • Reliance General Insurance's refusal to pay crop claims can become a law & order issue, Maharashtra tells Centre

    RGICL, which covers 10 districts of Maharashtra under the Pradhan Mantri Fasal Bima Yojana (PMFBY), in its correspondence with the state commissioner (agriculture), had said it “has constraints towards disbursements of kharif 2021 claims before settlement of kharif 2020 and rabi 2020 claims”.
  • WTO may propose new agriculture package

    The revised text will be presented by chair of agriculture negotiations, Costa Rica's Gloria Abraham Peralta, later this week. The previous text was introduced in July.
  • Sugarcane arrears in UP down to Rs 3,895 crore in 2020-21 from Rs 10,667 crore in 2017: Govt

    Food and Consumer Affairs Minister Piyush Goyal stressed the need to increase productivity and production of sugarcane to boost farmers' income.
  • Focus on quality tea likely to provide support for tea producers amid sharp wage hikes: Report

    Apart from declining prices, cost of production for bulk tea producers out of North India has increased substantially in the current year due to a sharp rise in wage rates and increasing energy costs.
  • Gujarat's Dang to be declared 100 per cent organic farming district: Minister

    Dang Collector B K Pandya said that out of nearly 58,000 hectares under cultivation in the district, at least 70 per cent to 80 per cent land was already covered under traditional farming practices that don't require chemical fertilisers and pesticides.
  • Moderation likely in financial performance of Assam, West Bengal tea industry: ICRA

    Tea prices in the current year have declined after June as production has witnessed some recovery from the lows of last year, leading to an ease in the tightness in the supply-demand scenario, which had supported prices in CY2020.
  • Coffee growers cite losses due to rains, seek rescheduling of bank loans

    They also urged the Centre to direct banks not to invoke the provisions of the Sarfaesi Act and auction the pledged plantations to recover their dues. The growers, Appadurai and Savur said, fear the crop production this year will be down 30% because of rains in January and February which led to an early blossom.
  • Tea production in India up during January- September period

    Bansal said that the total global black tea output has increased by 94.45 Mkgs during January -September period as compared to 2020. He said that the projected export of teas from India for 2021 is 200 million kg as compared to 209 Mkgs in 2020 and 252 million kg in 2019.
  • Agritech start-up Arya.ag introduces buy now pay later facility

    In the $370 billion markets of non-perishable agriculture, this is a one-of-a-kind service. Trade financing already happens in the agribusiness in a secured manner; however, this is a first for unsecured finance.
  • Cabinet approves increase in ethanol price, cotton support

    The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs (CCEA) also raised prices of sugarcane-based ethanol by up to ₹1.47 per litre for blending with petrol for the supply year 2021-22.
  • Cabinet okays Rs 17,409 crore to CCI for cotton procurement in 7 seasons to 2020-21

    New Delhi, The government on Wednesday approved a Rs 17,408.85 crore 'committed price support' to the Cotton Corporation of India (CCI) for seven cotton seasons from 2014-15 to 2020-21. The decision was taken at the Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs (CCEA) headed by Prime Minister Narendra Modi.
  • Not signed up to COP26 Action Agenda on Sustainable Agriculture, says India

    The spokesperson noted that the NMSA was approved for three major components - Rainfed Area Development (RAD); On Farm Water Management (OFWM); and Soil Health Management (SHM).
  • Govt buys over 209 lakh ton paddy so far this Kharif marketing season for Rs 41,066 cr

    In a statement, the Food Ministry said 209.52 lakh tonne of paddy has been purchased till November 8 of the ongoing Kharif marketing season. Paddy has been procured from Chandigarh, Gujarat, Haryana, Himachal Pradesh, Jammu and Kashmir, Punjab, Uttar Pradesh, Uttrakhand, Telangana, Rajasthan, Kerala, Tamil Nadu and Bihar, it said.
  • Bullish sentiments in sugar avert agitation over cane price in Maharashtra

    Sugar millers and the state government, which has several sugar barons from the Congress and the NCP as ministers, had proposed legal amendments to enable breaking up of the fair and remunerative price (FRP) payment in instalments, instead of paying it as a lump sum amount within 14 days of cane delivery as mandated by the law.
  • India's fisheries sops proposals diluted in new WTO draft text

    The latest draft made India's proposals - to curb such sops for distant water fishing and extending the carveouts to developing countries - negotiable, but included the issue of usage of forced labour in fishing, proposed by the US.
  • Centre holds consultations with 32 states/UTs on new central scheme to digitalise PACs

    The official said the consultation with states/ UTs was to get a sense of the required budget for the proposed scheme that is likely to be implemented initially in fully functional 63,000 PACs across the country for a period of three years from 2022.
  • India signs up to COP26 action agenda on sustainable agriculture

    The 'Sustainable Agriculture Policy Action Agenda for the Transition to Sustainable Agriculture and Global Action Agenda for Innovation in Agriculture' was among the highlight action pledges to be clinched by the participating countries at the 26th Conference of Parties (COP26) of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) on Saturday.
  • 'Kumkum Bhindi': UP's new wonder crop

    The ideal time for sowing Kumkum Bhindi starts from February to the second week of April. It can also be sown somewhere around November, the growth will be less in December-January, but fruits will start coming from February, which will be available till November. The prices of early crops are also good.
  • Need to increase income of marginal, small farmers: Venkaiah Naidu

    "Indian agriculture is characterised by marginal and small farmers with fewer resources. There is a need for increasing the farmers' income through various sources, including improved resource use efficiency," Naidu said.
  • On track to report Rs 1,000 cr revenue, says WayCool Foods CEO

    Regarding the impact of Covid-19 pandemic, WayCool Foods and Products Pvt Ltd., CEO asserted that the company faced logistics issues initially as there was neither a shortage of supply nor demand since the company was in the basic commodity sector.
  • Uncertainty about extension of stock limit on pulses prevails

    Some of the major price control policy measures taken by the central government, such as ban on trading of chana on the NCDEX, opening of import and the imposition of stock limit have a bearing on prices of pulses. Stock limit was imposed on tur, chana, urad and masur till October 31.
  • Efforts to ease onion prices bearing results, says government

    Onion prices had started rising from the first week of October, 2021, due to rains that disrupted the supply chain. “In order to cool down prices, the Department of Consumer Affairs has taken up calibrated and targeted release of onions from the buffer on First-in-First-Out (FIFO) principle, guided by the twin objectives of moderating prices and ensuring minimal storage loss,” said the Department of Consumer Affairs in a release.
  • Crop insurance claims at Rs 9,570 cr for 2020-21 lower by over 60 pc from previous year

    PMFBY was launched in 2016-17 with many improvements over the erstwhile crop insurance schemes. The operational guidelines of the scheme were revised with effect from Rabi 2018 and kharif 2020, respectively, to ensure the benefits reached farmers adequate and timely.
  • CAI estimates cotton production at 360.13 lakh bales for 2021-22 crop year

    The total estimated cotton supply till end of the 2021-22 season, that is up to September 30, 2022, was at 445.13 lakh bales, which consists of the opening stock of 75 lakh bales at the beginning of the season, crop for the season estimated at 360.13 lakh bales and imports for estimated at the same level as in the last year at 10 lakh bales.
  • Govt to promote 20 indigenous and globally popular exotic fruit crops this year: Narendra Singh Tomar

    "During the current year, 8,951 hectares area for exotic fruits and 7,154 hectares area for indigenous fruits will be brought under cultivation," Tomar said addressing a conference to commemorate the international year of fruits and vegetables.
  • Indian mills need to export more sugar without subsidy: Official

    Earlier, the government said sugar mills have contracted to export 1.8 million tonnes of sweetener so far in the 2021-22 marketing year, starting this month and asked industry players to ship at least 6 million tonnes to liquidate surplus stocks.
  • India's record rice crop brings problem of plenty for farmers juggling protest

    The sit-in against controversial agriculture reforms is taking place in the capital, miles away from the five acres (2 hectares) of lush green rice paddies tended by Sukrampal Beniwal in his village of Munak, in the northern state of Haryana.
  • Centre to support incubation of new method developed by Kerala-based farmer to control pests in cashew gardens

    In a statement, the agriculture ministry said, "A woman farmer from Kannur district of Kerala has come up with an innovative practice to develop support roots in cashew trees to protect her senile cashew garden from devastating borer attacks and frequent cyclonic storms."