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October 14 2023

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October 12 2023

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October 12 2023

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October 12 2023

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October 11 2023

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October 11 2023

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October 11 2023

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From the RSS:

  • Centre committed to procure pulses at MSP to boost production, cut imports: Agriculture Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan

    The Centre commits to procuring tur, urad, and masur at Minimum Support Prices (MSP) to boost domestic production and reduce imports. Agriculture Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan highlights the launch of the e-Samridhi portal through cooperatives NAFED and NCCF for farmer registration.
  • India imposes stock limits on tur, chana to cool prices

    India has imposed stock limits on pigeon peas (tur) and chickpeas (chana) in efforts to stabilize prices and prevent hoarding amidst elevated food costs caused by reduced supplies from factors like drought and heat waves. The limits apply to traders, businesses, and retailers, with specific caps such as 200 metric tons for wholesalers and five metric tons for retailers. Millers are restricted to either the last three months of production or 25% of annual capacity.
  • Agri Minister asks states to encourage farmers to register on e-Samridhi portal to avail procurement benefits

    Union Minister of Agriculture & Farmers’ Welfare, Shivraj Singh Chouhan, emphasized the government's commitment to procure major pulses like tur, urad, and masur at Minimum Support Prices (MSP). He urged state governments to promote farmer registration on the e-Samridhi portal for assured procurement. The portal, launched through NAFED, facilitates registration for farmers to avail MSP benefits.
  • Budget expectation of farm sector: Spotlight on agri research, fertiliser subsidy, climate fight in meeting with FM

    Budget 2024 expectations: Experts at the meeting advocated for the consolidation of all agriculture-related subsidies for transfer through Direct Benefit Transfer (DBT) and proposed a hike in the retail price of urea, unchanged since 2018. They also emphasized promoting bio-fertilisers and foliar fertilisers through subsidies.
  • Triveni Engineering & Industries acquires majority stake in Sir Shadi Lal Enterprises

    Triveni Engineering & Industries Ltd announced acquiring an additional 36.34% stake in Sir Shadi Lal Enterprises Limited, making SSEL a subsidiary of the company.
  • African, Asian tea producers flag concerns over global demand-supply mismatch

    Tea producers in Asia and Africa called for balance between global demand and supply, highlighting quality and sustainability concerns at a recent industry meeting in Dubai. The Indian Tea Association and other stakeholders addressed challenges such as declining consumption in Europe and Asia, climate change impacts, and economic obstacles like the Russia-Ukraine conflict affecting tea exports. They emphasised the need for coordinated efforts to address these issues and sustain the industry's productivity.
  • After electoral setback, Modi may be forced to amend India's food policy

    Facing policy challenges after recent election losses, Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi grapples with controlling food inflation without angering farmers through export curbs and increased imports. With crucial provincial elections looming, Modi must balance economic measures and farmer interests to maintain political stability and address rural discontent.
  • Government of Meghalaya recognizes best performing young farmers with awards and seed-money

    The Department of Agriculture & Farmers’ Welfare in Meghalaya awarded cash prizes to eight Best Performing candidates under the 'Training of Rural Educated Youth for Self-Employment on Farm-Based Activities' (TREYSEFA) program. The Minister for Agriculture, Mazel Ampareen Lyngdoh, commended the candidates and highlighted the importance of supporting farmers. Maqbool Suiam, the Principal of BATC, praised the program and its impact on rural youth.
  • Govt weighs interventions to stabilise rising wheat prices

    The government announced its intention to implement appropriate policy measures aimed at maintaining stable wheat prices for consumers across the country. Following a committee of ministers meeting chaired by Home Affairs and Cooperation Minister Amit Shah, the government instructed officials to closely monitor the prices of wheat. Official data indicates that prices of wheat and wheat flour have risen by as much as Rs 2 per kg compared to the previous year.
  • Combined fall in tea production in north India till June-end seen at 60 Mkg less than in same period last year

    Sandeep Singhania, President, Tea Association of India stated that the Production figure of North Indian Tea Industry reflect a precarious state of affairs in the industry, consequent to the constant onslaught of insufficient rainfall and excessive heat, hampering production of the crop to a great extent during the current cropping season up to the month of May 2024.
  • Escorts Kubota withdraws plan to set up new unit at Ghiloth in Rajasthan

    Farm equipment and construction equipment firm, Escorts Kubota Ltd on Wednesday said it has withdrawn its plan to set up a new manufacturing plant at Ghiloth in Rajasthan due to failure to meet all the key requirements for a large-scale project. The company, which has lined up an investment of up to Rs 4,500 crore over the next three to four years to set up a new manufacturing plant, said it continues to explore alternate options with other states, including Rajasthan.
  • PM Modi releases 17th installment of the PM Kisan Samman Nidhi Yojana, disburses Rs 20,000 cr to over 9.2 cr farmers

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi, during his visit to Varanasi, released the 17th instalment of the PM Kisan Samman Nidhi Yojana on Tuesday. The scheme aims to benefit more than 9.26 crore farmers with financial assistance totaling over Rs 20,000 crore. This initiative, launched in 2019, provides Rs 6,000 per year in three installments to land-holding farmers through Direct Benefit Transfer (DBT).
  • Asian Palm Oil Alliance urges HUL to reconsider its decision to reduce use of palm in soaps by 25%

    ET had reported that HUL is reducing use of palm and its derivatives in soap by 25% to offset volatility in commodity prices as well as for environmental reasons.
  • Onion buffer stock not even 10% of FY25 target

    Government's procurement of onions for buffer stock creation for price stabilisation operations falls short of 2024-25 target by 90%. Delay attributed to elections and low purchase rates deterring farmers.
  • PM Modi to release Rs 20,000 crore of PM-Kisan Samman fund into 9.26 crore bank accounts of farmers today

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi is set to release the 17th installment of the PM-KISAN scheme during his visit to Varanasi on Tuesday. More than 9.26 crore farmers will benefit from this, receiving over Rs 20,000 crore. Additionally, the Prime Minister will distribute certificates to over 30,000 self-help groups trained as Krishi Sakhis. The event, organized by the Union Ministry of Agriculture and Farmers Welfare in coordination with the Uttar Pradesh government, aims to support farmers and raise awareness about agricultural practices.
  • Intense heat leads to rise in tomato prices

    Tomato prices have doubled in Maharashtra, Karnataka, Andhra Pradesh, Tamil Nadu, and Kerala due to intense heat waves, reaching ₹40-50 per kg. Prices in North India remain stable. The situation may get complex in July with expected supply shortages.
  • Increase minimum selling price of sugar to Rs 42/kg, says industry body NFCSF

    The National Federation of Cooperative Sugar Factories (NFCSF), representing co-operative sugar mills in India, has requested the central government to increase the minimum selling price (MSP) of sugar by 35% to Rs 42/kg. The MSP was introduced in 2018 and last revised in February 2019. However, sugar prices have been consistently higher than the MSP, with ex-mill prices in Maharashtra being Rs 36/kg, and retail prices in the range of Rs 42-44/kg. The NFCSF has already submitted its proposal to the Union Government.
  • Prices of pulses to soften from end of July: Official

    Imports of these three pulses from south African nations such as Mozambique and Malawi will also increase from the end of July, she said adding this would help augment domestic supply.
  • Agri firm Samunnati gets Rs 133 crore debt funding from Blue Earth

    Samunnati raises Rs 133 crore from Blue Earth Capital to expand initiatives for small farmers' climate adaptation and sustainability projects.
  • No proposal to alter duty structure import of wheat: Govt

    There have been demand from various industry representatives to reduce the 40% duty on import of wheat to augur domestic supply to contain prices of wheat.
  • Shivraj Singh Chouhan chalks out 100-day plan to revive agriculture sector

    Union Agriculture Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan has discussed a 100-day action plan to strengthen the agriculture sector and alleviate farmer distress. The plan aims to ensure quality inputs are available to farmers, boost farm production, and enhance export quality. Chouhan stressed the importance of providing farmers with access to high-quality seeds, fertilizers, and other essential inputs to improve crop yields and economic conditions.
  • Consumption divergence: Urban food share rises in West Bengal, Haryana

    Urban areas in West Bengal and Haryana have increased their share of food consumption over the past decade, diverging from other states. Conveyance costs remain the largest nonfood expense across states.
  • Onion prices on the boil as arrivals slow, demand picks up

    The average wholesale price of onions at the Lasalgaon mandi in Nashik on Monday was Rs 26 a kg, compared with Rs 17 on May 25. The price of best-quality onions, whose share in the total traded volume is small, has crossed Rs 30 a kg at many wholesale markets in the state.
  • PM Modi shows rural bent, OKs ₹20kcr for PM Kisan Nidhi Scheme

    The Prime Minister approved the 17th instalment of the PM Kisan Nidhi Scheme, benefiting 93 million farmers with around ₹20,000 crore. This move is seen as a boost to rural demand and consumer stocks. The new coalition government is expected to focus more on rural welfare, signaling a shift towards consumption-focused policies. Rural markets have shown growth, outpacing urban markets for the first time in five quarters, indicating a positive trend for the FMCG sector. The PM emphasized the government's commitment to farmer welfare and agriculture.
  • SLCM Group secures second Agri Reach application patent for real-time quality control monitoring in warehouses

    SLCM acquires second Agri Reach patent for real-time quality control data monitoring in warehouses, bolstering agricultural ecosystem self-reliance.
  • Modi takes charge as PM; first decision is to release Kisan Nidhi instalment worth Rs 20,000 cr for farmers

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi approved the 17th instalment of the PM-KISAN scheme on Monday, marking his first act after his third consecutive swearing-in. The Pradhan Mantri Kisan Samman Nidhi (PM-KISAN), launched in 2019, provides ₹6,000 annually to eligible farmers, disbursed in three instalments of ₹2,000 each, directly to their bank accounts.
  • Election results in the onion belt increases hopes of industry and farmers for more farm friendly policies

    "Soyabean prices have been low as the crushing of our own crop was less due to higher imports of cooking oils. Low import duties and low prices in the international markets led to a substantial increase in the import of cooking oils," said BV Mehta, executive director, the Solvent Extractors' Association (SEA).
  • Social media savvy Maha onion farmers tip scales against NDA

    Maharashtra farmers, led by figures like Sharad Joshi and Bharat Dighole, navigate challenges in onion trade amidst government policy shifts. The use of social media platforms like WhatsApp and Facebook has revolutionized farmer mobilization efforts, impacting political landscapes and market dynamics.
  • ₹1 investment in agri R&D can fetch ₹13 return, says NAAS chief

    The NAAS president, Himanshu Pathak, stresses the urgent need to revamp India's agricultural research and education system to address challenges like high costs, low productivity, and climate change impacts. Highlighting significant returns on research investments, he calls for a shift towards globally competitive and sustainable farming, emphasizing the importance of innovation and collaboration to achieve these goals.
  • Total foodgrain products in 2023-24 lower than 2022-23: Third Advance Estimate

    The total foodgrain production in India is estimated at 3,288.52 lakh tonne in 2023-24, which is lower than 3,296.87 lakh tonnes of foodgrain production of 2022-23, according to the third advance estimates of production released by agriculture ministry on Tuesday.
  • Will BJP win? This market awaits June 4 results for potential shakeups in India's trade policies & global food prices

    India's agricultural markets are under scrutiny as a new government prepares to take office, potentially impacting global food prices. Prime Minister Modi's policies aimed at ensuring domestic supplies have influenced key crop exports. Changes post-election could affect rice, wheat, and sugar markets, with industry leaders seeking policy shifts to address supply and demand challenges.
  • India set for wheat imports after six years, to shore up reserves

    India is set to resume wheat imports after a six-year hiatus to replenish dwindling reserves and stabilize soaring prices caused by poor harvests. The government is expected to scrap the 40% import tax post-election, allowing private traders to source from top exporter Russia. This move is crucial to ensure ample wheat supply in the market and avoid further price hikes.
  • Chicken prices rise by 25% as heat wave cuts poultry production

    Chicken prices have risen by over 25% in south and east India due to intense heat waves, water scarcity, and bird mortality. Demand remains high with increased money circulation during the elections, affecting prices across regions.
  • June sugar quota higher by 8.5% y-o-y as prices stay firm amid heat waves

    The central government announced a quota of 25.5 lakh tonnes of sugar for June, higher by 8.5% over June 2023, as per the Department of Food and Public Distribution.
  • Sugar exports to depend on monsoon, cane sowing in 2024-25

    India may consider allowing sugar exports for the 2024-25 season pending final assessment of sugarcane sowing and output. The country anticipates a lower sugar production of 30 million tonnes compared to 32.8 million tonnes last year. Mills in Tamil Nadu and Karnataka have come close to the end of crushing for the current season and expect to reach 31.8 million tonnes by September. The government is prioritizing stock availability for domestic consumption and ethanol production.
  • Basmati rice export prices plummet below government MEP, global buyers stay away

    Export price of basmati rice falls below government-fixed minimum export price, impacting global buyers and domestic prices. Concerns arise over MEP changes, basmati trade competitiveness, and price pressure. Monsoon and La Niña forecasts influence basmati production, while India's rainfall patterns and consumption trends play significant roles.
  • Wheat procurement crosses last year's figure, comfortable to meet demand: Food ministry

    Wheat procurement for the 2024-25 Rabi marketing season progresses smoothly, surpassing last year's total with 262.48 lakh tonnes acquired, benefiting 22.31 lakh farmers. Major states contributing include Punjab, Haryana, and Madhya Pradesh. Rice procurement from the previous Kharif season also proceeds well, ensuring ample stock for welfare programs. Monsoon forecasts remain pivotal for agricultural planning.
  • Govt plans big scale radiation processing of onions to prevent shortages

    Government plans to irradiate onions to create a 1,00,000-tonne buffer stock amidst a projected 16% output decline. Radiation aims to extend shelf life, curb price volatility. Fifty irradiation centers identified near consumption areas; NAFED and NCCF tasked with procurement. Controlled atmosphere storage at railway hubs considered for quicker transportation.
  • Wheat processors calls for removal of import duty to ease supply shortage

    The wheat processing industry is urging the removal of the 40% import duty on wheat to address the shortage in the local market. With government procurement falling behind targets and carry-forward stocks at a 16-year low, industry representatives argue that eliminating the duty would facilitate imports, bolster buffer stocks, and stabilize wheat prices. International wheat prices have surged by over 15% in the last 10 days, making it financially viable for some mills in South India to import wheat if the duty is lifted.
  • India poised to surpass last year's wheat procurement record

    Government agencies set to exceed last year's wheat procurement figure, with current purchases nearing 261 lakh tonnes. FCI officials confident total procurement will reach 270 lakh tonnes. Madhya Pradesh extends procurement period to May 31. Punjab and Haryana record higher purchases. Efforts to boost procurement in Uttar Pradesh as well.
  • FSSAI warns traders, food businesses against use of calcium carbide for artificial fruit ripening during mango season

    FSSAI has urged the Food Safety Departments of States and Union Territories to be vigilant and take stringent action against those violating these regulations. The authority emphasised that using calcium carbide, a hazardous chemical, poses significant health risks and contravenes the Food Safety and Standards Act, 2006, along with its associated rules and regulations.
  • Onion prices fall by 15% due to lack of export demand

    India lifted export ban on onions, impacting domestic and international markets. Exporters face limited demand with Indian onions more expensive than Pakistani onions due to $550 per tonne minimum export price. Overseas buyers stocked Pakistani onions, leading to a crash in prices.
  • Google Arts & Culture and India's Ministry of Agriculture launch digital exhibit on millets

    "The digital exhibition highlights the history of millets from ancient grains to modern-day superfoods, as well as their nutritional benefits, contribution to global climate resilience, and potential to address global food security challenges," a release added.
  • Potato prices likely to be on hot plate till year-end

    Trade sources from Uttar Pradesh, the largest producer of potatoes, said the government has already launched a drive to see whether the cold storage facilities in Agra, the centre of the state's potato trade, were hoarding the tuber to jack up prices. "Once the election is over, there will be state-wide monitoring of the movement of potatoes," one of them said.
  • Tea Association of India flags a strange phenomenon

    Tea Association of India (TAI) stated that the strange phenomenon of drop in crop production with no concomitant rise in prices is in stark contrast to the 2020 scenario when drop in production due to covid closure caused a sharp rise in realization of tea prices.
  • Government's stance on sugar exports amidst industry demands

    ISMA seeks sugar export despite surplus, impacting closing stock projections. Central government prioritizes ethanol over export, aiming to build reserves. Sugar prices rise despite production surprises, with 2024-25 forecast dependent on monsoon.
  • Production of tea down all over India by 13 million kg

    Tea industry in season 2024 faces challenges with production declines, weather issues, and financial stress. Darjeeling sector seeks relief package for survival amidst declining yields and prices.
  • India extends free import of yellow peas till October

    India extends duty-free yellow peas import until October 2024. In April-February FY24, the import of yellow peas was $235.92 million as against $0.14 million in FY23.
  • Centre asks states to exclude stubble burners from MSP benefits this year onwards

    Centre implements Supreme Court suggestion to exclude stubble burners from MSP. Punjab, Haryana to tighten enforcement as paddy cultivation areas rise. CoS directs 'red entry' to bar farmers from benefits, seeking exclusion from MSP operations in 2024-25.
  • Why lifting of export ban won’t help increase exports or the local prices of onions

    Five months after implementing a restriction on onion exports due to anticipated shortages in the rabi harvest, India revoked the ban on Saturday. But this decision is unlikely to significantly impact either export volumes or the reduction of domestic onion prices. Industry sources suggest that the government became aware of growing discontent among farmers, which could potentially influence voting in seven Lok Sabha constituencies in Maharashtra.