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February 09 2017

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February 07 2017

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February 04 2017

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February 03 2017

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February 02 2017

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February 01 2017

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January 31 2017

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January 31 2017

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January 30 2017

ਮਿਤੀ- 30 ਜਨਵਰੀ 2017

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January 30 2017

ਮਿਤੀ- 30 ਜਨਵਰੀ 2017

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January 30 2017

ਮਿਤੀ- 30 ਜਨਵਰੀ 2017

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January 30 2017

ਮਿਤੀ- 30 ਜਨਵਰੀ 2017

ਬਰਸਾਤ ਨਾਲ ਵੱਡੇ ਪੱਧਰ ਉੱਤੇ ਹੋਈ ਗੜੇਮਾਰੀ ਨੇ ਕਿਸਾਨਾਂ ਦੀਆਂ ਹਜ਼ਾਰਾਂ ਏਕੜ ਖੜੀਆਂ ਫ਼ਸਲਾਂ

ਕਮਰਸ਼ੀਅਲ ਤੇ ਨਿੱਜੀ ਬੈਂਕਾਂ ਤੋਂ ਲਈਆਂ ਕਿਸਾਨੀ ਲਿਮਟਾਂ ਦਾ ਵਿਆਜ ਕਿਉਂ ਨਹੀਂ ਮੁਆਫ?

January 26 2017

ਮਿਤੀ- 26 ਜਨਵਰੀ 2017

ਜ਼ੀਰਾ/ਫਿਰੋਜ਼ਪੁਰ (ਅਕਾਲੀਆਂ ਵਾਲਾ) - ਦੇਸ਼ ਦੇ ਕਿਸਾਨਾਂ ਨੂੰ ਨੋਟਬੰਦੀ ਕਾਰਨ ਹੋਈਆਂ ਪ੍ਰੇਸ਼ਾਨੀ

ਬਾਸਮਤੀ ਦੇ ਭਾਅ ਚੜ੍ਹੇ ਅਸਮਾਨੀ

January 26 2017

ਮਿਤੀ- 25 ਜਨਵਰੀ 2017

ਚੰਡੀਗੜ੍ਹ: ਦੇਸ਼ ਵਿੱਚ ਬਾਸਮਤੀ ਚਾਵਲ ਦੇ ਘੱਟ ਉਤਪਾਦਨ ਤੇ ਹਾਲ ਦੇ ਦਿਨਾਂ ਵਿੱਚ ਨਿਰਯਾਤ ਮੰਗ

ਇਸ ਵਾਰ ਦੇ ਬਜਟ ਦਾ ਮੁੱਖ ਫੋਕਸ ਖੇਤੀਬਾੜੀ 'ਤੇ ਹੋਵੇ

January 25 2017

ਮਿਤੀ- 25 ਜਨਵਰੀ 2017

ਪਿਛਲੇ ਹਫਤੇ ਵਿੱਤ ਮੰਤਰਾਲੇ ਵਲੋਂ ਕਰਵਾਏ ਗਏ ਇਕ ਟਵਿਟਰ ਵੋਟ ਸਰਵੇਖਣ 'ਚ 21400 ਲੋਕਾਂ ਨੇ ਆਪਣੀ

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January 25 2017

ਮਿਤੀ- 25 ਜਨਵਰੀ 2017

ਸ਼ਿਓਪੁਰ—ਜਿਨ੍ਹਾਂ ਕਿਸਾਨਾਂ ਦੇ ਘਰਾਂ 'ਚ ਟਾਇਲਟ ਨਹੀਂ ਅਤੇ ਜੋ ਖੁੱਲ੍ਹੇ 'ਚ ਟਾਇਲਟ ਕਰਨ ਜਾ

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January 25 2017

ਮਿਤੀ-25 ਜਨਵਰੀ 2017

ਚੰਡੀਗੜ੍ਹ :ਨੋਟਬੰਦੀ ਤੋਂ ਪੀੜਤ ਕਿਸਾਨਾਂ ਨੂੰ ਰਾਹਤ ਦਿੰਦਿਆਂ ਕੇਂਦਰ ਸਰਕਾਰ ਨੇ ਨਵੰਬਰ-ਦਸੰ

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January 24 2017

ਨਵੀਂ ਦਿੱਲੀ—ਕੇਂਦਰ ਦੀ ਨਰਿੰਦਰ ਮੋਦੀ ਦੀ ਅਗਵਾਈ ਵਾਲੀ ਸਰਕਾਰ ਨੇ ਇਕ ਵੱਡਾ ਐਲਾਨ ਕਰਦਿਆਂ ਦੇਸ਼ ਦੇ ਕਿਸਾਨਾਂ ਦੇ

From the RSS:

  • Indian missions to be roped in for branding, promotion of domestic millets

    The ministry is also organising a 'Millets Smart Nutritive Conclave' on Monday wherein stakeholders of the supply chain such as Farmer Producer Organisations, startups, exporters, producers of millet-based value-added products are participating, it said in a statement.
  • Natural farming to be included in agricultural curriculum, says minister Narendra Singh Tomar

    The union minister informed that 100 per cent natural farming is being done in Dang district of Gujarat. In Himachal too, farmers are fast moving in this direction. Madhya Pradesh has planned it in 5,000 villages.
  • Sugar production marginally up at 47.9 lakh tn in Oct-Nov: ISMA

    In a statement, Indian Sugar Mills Association (ISMA) said that production of sweetener till 30th November in the current 2022-23 marketing year is 47.9 lakh tonnes as against 47.2 lakh tonnes in the corresponding period of the last year.
  • Farmers paid Rs 1.25 lakh crore as claims till Oct 31: Government

    "In the last 6 years, Rs 25,186 crore have been paid by farmers as the premium, wherein Rs 1,25,662 crore have been paid to the farmers against their claims as on October 31, 2022 with Central and state governments bearing most of the premium under the scheme," an official statement said, while clarifying on reports that a paltry sum of insurance claims being paid to the farmers in certain districts of Maharashtra.
  • Tomato, onion growers in tears following price crash in Karnataka

    According to Manjunath, a wholesale vegetable dealer in KR Market here, tomatoes are being sold from Rs 5 to Rs six per kg in the wholesale market while in retail, the prices are between Rs 8 and Rs 12 per kg. The Kolar district fruits and vegetable growers struggle committee president Neelaturu Chinnappa Reddy has demanded that the government announce minimum support price for onions, potatoes and tomatoes.
  • TCI begins next phase of its project to support India's smallholder farmers

    The centerpiece of this effort is the further development of TCI’s database for Indian FPOs within the FPO hub of its Center of Excellence in New Delhi, a web-based platform that empowers FPOs, researchers and other stakeholders to access comprehensive information on thousands of FPOs launched in 2021 in India.
  • India eyes bumper wheat harvest in 2023 as record prices lead to more sowing

    India, also the world's second-biggest consumer of wheat, banned exports of the staple after a sharp, sudden rise in temperatures clipped output even as exports picked up to meet the global shortfall triggered by Russia's invasion of Ukraine. India grows only one wheat crop in a year, with planting in October and November, and harvests from March.
  • Govt's paddy procurement up 9 pc at 306 lakh tonnes so far this year

    Normally, paddy procurement begins immediately after the withdrawal of the Southwest monsoon from October onwards. However in southern states, especially in Kerala and Tamil Nadu, it begins from September.
  • India's record high prices spur wheat sowing, area up nearly 11% y/y

    Farmers have also increased acreage under rapeseed, the key winter-sown oilseed, to 7.1 million hectares as of Nov. 25, up from last year's 6.2 million hectares, the Ministry of Agriculture & Farmers' Welfare said in its weekly update of sowing data. An intense spell of post-monsoon rains in October and November raised soil moisture levels and helped farmers bring in more area under wheat, the main winter crop, farm experts and growers say.
  • Demand for tea dropped by 10.35 pc during Sale-47: CTTA data

    According to CTTA officials, the total offerings amounted to 2,46,299 packages (included 71,22,834 kg) comprising 1,31,783 packages of CTC leaf, 72,850 packages of Orthodox, 3,417 packages of Darjeeling leaf and 38,249 packages of Dust teas.
  • No action to control wheat prices yet: Food Secretary Sanjeev Chopra

    The price rise of the food grain is in tandem with the increase in the minimum support price (MSP) and general inflationary trends, said Sanjeev Chopra, secretary, the Department of Food.
  • India's cotton exports stall as farmers delay sales hoping for higher prices

    "Harvesting of the new crop started last month, but many farmers are not willing to sell. They are holding crop hoping prices would rise like the last season," said Atul Ganatra, president of the Cotton Association of India (CAI).
  • Pre-Budget meet: Farmers' bodies ask government to lift export ban on wheat, other agricultural items

    Imposition of higher taxes on processed foods was another suggestion made by farmers' bodies during the virtual meeting with finance minister Nirmala Sitharaman.
  • The story of the purple tomato - and why its success is a win for GM foods

    Although genetically modified foods still get a bit of a bad rap, there are actually many good reasons why modifying an organism's genetics may be worthwhile.
  • Govt says number of beneficiaries under PM-KISAN has crossed 10 crore

    The definition of family for the scheme is husband, wife and minor children. The state government or the UT administration concerned identifies the farmer families which are eligible for support as per the scheme guidelines. Certain categories of higher economic status are excluded from the scheme. The ministry described the ambitious scheme as one of the largest DBT schemes in the world.
  • NABARD projects Rs 39,636 crore credit potential for Assam

    The State Credit Seminar, held on 21st November 2022, has pegged 9 per cent higher credit potential than the previous year for the state. Of the total projected credit potential, as much as Rs 19,983 crore (31%) is towards Agriculture and Allied activities.
  • Centre refutes any shortage of fertilisers in rabi season, says there is enough supply

    "There have been some media reports claiming shortage of fertilizers in Trichy, Tamil Nadu and Rajasthan. Such reports are beyond the facts," the Fertiliser Ministry said in a statement. It is clarified that there is more than adequate availability of fertilizers in the country to meet the needs of the ongoing rabi (winter) season, it said.
  • Traders' pulse stock being monitored by government

    The strict monitoring of stock started after the mill gate price of tur dal jumped 6-7% a couple of weeks ago due to disturbance in shipments from Africa. The prices have since softened by Rs 5-6 a kg to Rs 104, after the Indian government resolved the shipments issue with Mozambique.
  • Chief Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma launches Assam Millet Mission

    The Chief Minister said that the mission has been launched in synergy with Prime Minister’s aim of Atmanirbharta (self-sufficiency). With the launch of the millet mission, the farmers of Assam can diversify their cropping practices and other than conventional crops, they can extend their farming to grow millets.
  • Mills in states like UP sell around 5 lakh tonnes of sugar export quota at premium

    Sugar mills in states like Uttar Pradesh, which do not have nearby ports to undertake exports, have sold about 5 lakh tonnes of their export quota at premium in the range of Rs 2,500-4,000/tonne amid firm global prices.
  • 58.59 lakh metric tonne paddy procured: Haryana Dy CM Dushyant Chautala

    The deputy chief minister -- who also holds the charge of the Food, Civil Supplies and Consumer Affairs Department -- said although the target given by the Centre was 57 lakh metric tonnes of paddy procurement for the current season, the state government procured 58.59 lakh metric tonnes till November 14, a day before procurement process is completed.
  • India's state wheat stock halves from a year ago

    Wheat reserves in state stores totalled 21 million tonnes at the start of this month, down from 42 million tonnes on Nov. 1, 2021, but still slightly higher than the official target of 20.5 million tonnes for the quarter ending Dec. 31.
  • GM mustard sown in 6 field trial plots days before top court took up plea against it

    The yield evaluation is undertaken at three levels during three seasons. First level is 'Instant Hybrid Trial' (IHT), while the second and third one are Advance Hybrid Trial-1 (AHT-I) and Advance Hybrid Trial-II (AHT-II). If the yield performance fails at IHT level and does not meet the set standards, next level of trials are not undertaken, he said, adding that the ICAR follows a strict prescribed norms for evaluating the yield performance.
  • AP report: How Indian farmers using natural farming methods to improve soil health amid climate change

  • Small tea growers will have the biggest role to play in shaping the future of tea sector: Piyush Goyal

    Union Minister of Commerce and Industry Piyush Goyal said that small tea growers will have the biggest role to play in shaping the future of tea sector in India.
  • Punjab govt notifies sugarcane price hike

    The government increased the price of advanced quality sugarcane at Rs 380 per quintal, medium quality at Rs 370 and late quality Rs 365 per quintal.
  • India's wheat planting gathers momentum, acreage up nearly 10%

    The Ministry of Agriculture & Farmers' Welfare will keep updating the provisional crop sowing figures as it gathers more information from state governments.
  • Tea Board seeks Rs 1000 cr industry support for next five years

    Chairman of Tea Board Saurav Pahari said that in the budget submitted to the commerce ministry, the focus has been on handholding the small tea growers (STGs) which contribute to 52 per cent of the total production in the country.
  • Potato prices slump 23% in 10 days; soya oil 6% costlier

    Prices of potato had soared this year and many traders had not offloaded the tuber in anticipation of further rise. They started releasing the stock as prices remained at a steady level, trade insiders said.
  • India weighs steps to cool record wheat prices, government sources say

    Stung by a sudden drop in crop yields, India banned exports of the grain in May. Market arrivals from the previous harvest, meanwhile, have slowed to a trickle as farmers have run out of stocks, growers and traders said.
  • Paddy procurement for central pool rises 6.8%

    The data indicate that this year, the government will actively procure paddy to fill up its stocks, as the central pool stocks of rice were 19% lower and the stock of un-milled paddy was 16% less as on October 1 compared with last year, said Rajiv Yadav, senior vice president at Origo Commodities, which focuses on commodity supply chain, post-harvest management, trade and finance.
  • Agriculture Ministry okays setting up 100 fodder-centric FPOs in 2022-23

    The Ministry of Fisheries, Animal Husbandry and Dairying in 2020 had proposed the establishment of fodder-centric FPOs and requested the agriculture ministry to allow such FPOs under the central scheme "Formation and Promotion of 10,000 new FPOs".
  • Need good quality cotton seeds to boost productivity: Piyush Goyal

    Goyal called upon the textile industry to self-regulate towards branding and certifying Indian cotton 'Kasturi' and assured that the government will support the initiative with funds matching the industry contribution.
  • Karnataka govt issues circular exempting use of agricultural land for poultry farming

    Section 95(2) of the Land Revenue Act, 1964 relating to the use of agricultural land for other purposes has allowed the farmer to apply to the District Collector for permission to convert the agricultural land or a part of it for any other purpose.
  • Record 10 lakh tonnes refined sugar exports likely this year

    India announced its 2022-23 sugar export quota on Saturday. Traditionally, India has been known to export lower grade white sugar and raw sugar. However, this year, the premium quality refined sugar exports are expected to jump.
  • IARI trying higher yield in short-duration rice varieties to stop stubble burning in Punjab

    Stubble burning by farmers in Punjab and other parts significantly contributes to air pollution in north India during winters.
  • India’s move to slash sugar export quota to tighten world supply

    The move comes at a time when the world is already thirsty for supplies, with Brazil witnessing excessive rains and delays in sugar cane crushing. Raw sugar in New York have jumped more than 6% since late October, and could strengthen further following the announcement by India that vies with Brazil as the top producer.
  • Tea estates in Assam may start growing rubber as well

    The Assam government in August allowed up to 5% of the total land of tea gardens to be used for promotion of eco-friendly tea tourism, cultivation of agriculture crops, green power and animal husbandry.
  • Wheat acreage jumps 5-fold to 7.56 lakh hectares so far this rabi season

    In case of oilseeds, about 47.10 lakh hectares coverage has been reported as on November 4 of this rabi season, compared to 40.72 lakh hectares earlier. Out of total oilseeds, mustard acreage increased to 45.71 lakh hectares from 38.14 lakh hectares.
  • Farmers backbone of rising India; industry driving agriculture into new trajectory: VP Jagdeep Dhankhar

    Bharat is on the rise as never before. It is a global recognition. And in this rise, farmers are the backbone," he said in his inaugural address at the 15th edition of the agriculture and food technology fair organised by the Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) here.
  • Narendra Singh Tomar launches portal on natural farming

    The Jal Shakti Minister said his ministry has made a roadmap to promote natural farming and identified 75 Sahakar Ganga villages in the first phase by signing an MoU with Sahkar Bharti and training has been given to the farmers. The UP Agriculture Minister said that under the Namami Gange Project, the promotion of natural farming has been started in the state. A target has been set to work in every block and master training has been done.
  • Supreme Court orders status quo on GEAC's decision to approve GM mustard for commercial cultivation

    The GEAC, which functions under the Union environment ministry, has recommended the environmental release of GM mustard, which, according to experts, paves the way for its commercial cultivation.
  • Need to boost crop productivity, make farming profitable for growth of agri sector: Narendra Tomar

    RG Agarwal, chairman of FICCI Crop Protection Committee and Group Chairman, Dhanuka Agritech, said agro-chemicals are one of the most important inputs to agricultural sector for providing food, nutrition, health, wealth, and environmental security to the nation. "Agrochemicals play a major role in improving the agriculture productivity and the government has identified this sector as one of the 15 Champion industries under manufacturing sectors," he added.
  • Kharif onion output estimated to be 13 pc lower; ample rabi onions to contain prices: Report

    Decline in acreage and lack of improvement in crop yields is likely to result in 13 per cent fall in onion output for the kharif season 2022-23 to 9.5 million tonnes compared to last year, according to a report.
  • Maharashtra to provide compensation to farmers for crop loss caused by October rains

    The state government has provided the additional relief of Rs 4,700 crore since June-July as compensation to farmers whose crops were damaged due to rains, it said, adding farmers were never provided with the relief due to constant rains in the past. "Since June-July, 40,15,847 farmers who suffered crop losses have been provided Rs 4,700 crore which is more than the National Disaster Response Fund," it stated.
  • Centre approves Rs 51,875 crore for P&K fertilizer for Rabi 2022-23

    New Delhi: The Centre has approved an additional fertilizer subsidy of Rs 51,875 crore for the rabi or winter planting season, which runs from October 2022 to March 2023. The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs (CCEA) approved the new nutrient-based subsidy rates for phosphatic and potassic fertilisers on Wednesday.
  • Govt's paddy procurement up 12 pc at 170.53 lakh tonnes till Oct

    Normally, paddy procurement begins immediately after the withdrawal of the Southwest monsoon from October onwards. However in southern states, especially in Kerala and Tamil Nadu, it begins from September. The government aims to procure 771.25 lakh tonnes of paddy in the 2022-23 kharif marketing season (October-September). The actual procurement stood at record 759.32 lakh tonnes in the previous kharif marketing season.
  • India needs 108 million tonnes of foodgrains a year to be distributed to the poor: Piyush Goyal

    The Minister said 80 crore people were already getting food security with foodgrains (of) about 5 kg per person or 35 kg for the very poor Antyodaya families and under the Prime Minister Garib Kalyan Yojana, the quota was doubled with an additional 5 kg.
  • Wheat sown in 54,000 hectares, increase of 59% from last year: Govt data

    Wheat has been sown on 54,000 hectares so far in the current rabi (winter) season of the 2022–23 crop year, which is an increase of 59% over 34,000 hectares in the comparable period last year, government data issued on Friday revealed.
  • Government releases guidelines to speed up development of plant varieties, reduce time of approval

    The Department of Biotechnology said these standard operating procedures (SOPs) shall be applicable to all organizations involved in research, development and handling of the Genome-Edited Plants under SDN-1 and SDN-2 categories from the date of notification.