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March 29 2022

भारतीय कृषि अनुसंधान परिषद सोसायटी की 93वीं वार्षिक आम बैठक (एजीएम) यहां पूसा परिसर

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March 29 2022

ਪੰਜਾਬ ਦੇ ਪਸ਼ੂ ਪਾਲਣ, ਡੇਅਰੀ ਵਿਕਾਸ ਅਤੇ ਮੱਛੀ ਪਾਲਣ ਮੰਤਰੀ ਕੁਲਦੀਪ ਸਿੰਘ ਧਾਲੀਵਾਲ ਨੇ ਸੂਬੇ ਦੇ ਨੌ

ਰੂਸ-ਯੂਕਰੇਨ ਦੀ ਜੰਗ ਕਰਕੇ ਦੁਨੀਆ ਭਰ ਚ ਵਧੀ ਕਣਕ ਦੀ ਮੰਗ

March 29 2022

ਰੂਸ-ਯੂਕਰੇਨ ਜੰਗ ਕਾਰਨ ਪੰਜਾਬ ਦੀਆਂ ਸੁਨਸਾਨ ਪਈ ਮੰਡੀਆਂ ਉਮੀਦਾਂ ਨਾਲ ਮਹਿਕਣ ਲੱਗੀਆਂ ਹਨ। ਪੰਜਾਬ

गुरदासपुर में मंत्री लाल चंद ने कहा- सरकार गेहूं का दाना-दाना खरीदेगी

March 28 2022

पंजाब में एक अप्रैल से गेहूं की सरकारी खरीद शुरू हो रही है। सरकार ने भी सभी तैयारिया

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March 28 2022

ਪੰਜਾਬ ਖੇਤੀਬਾੜੀ ਯੂਨੀਵਰਸਿਟੀ ਵੱਲੋਂ ਖੇਤਰੀ ਖੋਜ ਕੇਂਦਰ ਡੱਬਵਾਲੀ ਰੋਡ ਵੱਲੋਂ ਕਿਸਾਨ ਮੇਲਾ 29 ਮਾ

ਪੰਜਾਬ-ਹਰਿਆਣਾ ਦੇ ਕਿਸਾਨਾਂ ਨੂੰ ਪਸੰਦ ਆ ਰਹੀ ਹੈ ਸਰ੍ਹੋਂ ਦੀ ਖੇਤੀ

March 28 2022

ਸਰ੍ਹੋਂ ਦੀ ਖੇਤੀ ਪੰਜਾਬ ਅਤੇ ਹਰਿਆਣਾ ਦੇ ਕਿਸਾਨਾਂ ਵਿੱਚ ਹਰਮਨ ਪਿਆਰੀ ਹੁੰਦੀ ਜਾ ਰਹੀ ਹੈ। ਇਸ ਦਾ ਮੁ

ਇਸ ਹਫ਼ਤੇ ਤੋਂ ਪੰਜਾਬ ਚ ਸ਼ੁਰੂ ਹੋ ਰਿਹਾ ਗਰਮੀ ਦਾ ਕਹਿਰ, ਹੀਟ ​​ਵੇਵ ਨੂੰ ਲੈ ਕੇ ਅਲਰਟ ਜਾਰੀ

March 28 2022

ਪੰਜਾਬ ਚ ਇਸ ਹਫ਼ਤੇ ਗਰਮੀ ਲੋਕਾਂ ਤੇ ਕਹਿਰ ਵਰਪਾਉਣਾ ਸ਼ੁਰੂ ਕਰ ਦਵੇਗੀ। ਭਾਰਤੀ ਮੌਸਮ ਵਿਭਾਗ ਮੁਤਾਬਕ

Konkan Alphonso Mango Farmers Partners With Innoterra; Launches Ekyaam Brand

March 26 2022

To launch their brand, Ekyaam, Alphonso mango growers from the Konkan region partnered with Innoterra, a Swiss-Indian food and tech platform enterprise. Ekyaam is derived from the Sanskrit term Ekam, which means one

किसान ने बनाया पेड़ पर चढ़ने वाले स्कूटर, मिनटों में होता है खेती से जुड़ी काम

March 26 2022

आपने इंसानों और जानवरों को तो पेड़ पर झट से चढ़ते हुए जरूर देखा होगा, लेकिन क्या आपन

ਸਰ੍ਹੋਂ ਦਾ ਚੰਗਾ ਝਾੜ ਹੋਣ ਕਾਰਨ ਕਾਸ਼ਤਕਾਰ ਕਿਸਾਨਾਂ ਦੇ ਚਿਹਰੇ ਖਿੜੇ

March 26 2022

ਇਸ ਵਾਰ ਸਰ੍ਹੋਂ ਦੀ ਚੰਗੀ ਪੈਦਾਵਾਰ ਹੋਣ ਕਾਰਨ ਸਰ੍ਹੋਂ ਦੇ ਕਾਸ਼ਤਕਾਰਾ ਦੇ ਚਿਹਰੇ ਤੇ ਰੋਣਕ ਆ ਗਈ ਹੈ।

ਪੰਜਾਬ ਚ ਕਣਕ ਦੇ ਖਰੀਦ ਸੀਜਨ ਸਹੀ ਢੰਗ ਨਾਲ ਚਲੇ ਇਸ ਦੇ ਲਈ ਵਿਭਾਗ ਤਿਆਰ

March 26 2022

ਸੂਬੇ ਵਿੱਚ ਆਉਂਦੇ ਕਣਕ ਦੇ ਖਰੀਦ ਸੀਜਨ ਨੂੰ ਮੁੱਖ ਰੱਖਦੇ ਹੋਏ ਪੰਜਾਬ ਦੇ ਖੁਰਾਕ, ਸਿਵਲ ਸਪਲਾਈ ਅਤੇ ਖ਼

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March 25 2022

दिल्ली में गेहूं निर्यातकों के साथ मप्र के मुख्यमंत्री श्री शिवराज सिंह चौहान ने ब

मटर के दामों में उछाल, किसानों के चेहरों पर लौटी रौनक

March 25 2022

मटर के दामों में फिर से उछाल आया है। बीते सप्ताह मटर 25 से 35 रुपये प्रति किलो बिक रहा थ

Pink and Yellow Tomatoes Will Soon Be Available in the Markets

March 25 2022

Associate Professor in Genetics and Plant Breeding, Pidigam Saidaiah (41) of the College of Horticulture, Mojerla, Wanaparthy district, Hyderabad, has generated promising seed varieties of pink tomato, yellow tomato, r

ਹਰਿਆਣਾ ਵਿੱਚ ਜੈਵਿਕ ਖੇਤੀ ਲਈ ਬਣਾਏ ਜਾਣਗੇ 100 ਕਲਸਟਰ

March 25 2022

ਖੇਤੀ ਖੇਤਰ ਵਿੱਚ ਨਿੱਤ ਨਵੀਆਂ ਤਬਦੀਲੀਆਂ ਹੋ ਰਹੀਆਂ ਹਨ। ਜਿੱਥੇ ਸੂਬਾ ਸਰਕਾਰਾਂ ਆਪਣੇ ਪੱਧਰ ਤੇ ਕਿ

कुल्लू में आर्गेनिक खाद की फैक्टरी लगाएगा हिमफेड, गणेश दत्त ने दी जानकारी

March 24 2022

हिमफेड के चेयरमैन गणेश दत्त ने कहा कि हिमफेड कुल्लू में आर्गेनिक खाद की फैक्टरी लग

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March 24 2022

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March 24 2022

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March 24 2022

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March 24 2022

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March 23 2022

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March 23 2022

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March 23 2022

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March 23 2022

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March 21 2022

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From the RSS:

  • No wheat shortage in India, ban imposed to check 'rampant' export: Narendra Singh Tomar

    India's wheat exports stood at an all-time high of 7 million tonnes, valuing USD 2.05 billion, in 2021-22 on better demand of Indian wheat from overseas. Of the total wheat exports, around 50 per cent went to Bangladesh. Tomar said India has to also look after the foodgrain needs of its neighbours.
  • Adani Ent to acquire 50% stake in General Aeronautics

    Adani Defence Systems and Technologies, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Adani Enterprises on Friday signed a definitive agreement to acquire a 50% stake in Bengaluru-based commercial drone maker General Aeronautics.
  • Export of 1 million tonne wheat likely to get green signal

    The government on May 13 banned exports of wheat amid accelerating inflation, but exempted shipments under contracts where letters of credit (LCs) had already been opened. The clearance for the shipment is expected under this exemption, they said.
  • Dairy sector to see 11-12 pc revenue growth in FY23 aided by value-added products: Report

    This revenue growth will be driven by a healthy demand for VAP (28 per cent of overall sales), even as sales of liquid milk stays steady and the full-year benefit of retail price hikes implemented last fiscal is realised, it noted.
  • Indian Tea Association seeks govt help as heavy rains bring Assam to a standstill

    As a result of the floods and landslides at several places, road communication between Barak Valley and the Brahmaputra Valley has been disrupted. “This in turn has severely affected the supply of several essential inputs and the dispatch of made teas. Disruption of road communication to several tea estates from the major towns of that region have been affected,” ITA said.
  • Sugar exports curb precautionary step to ensure enough supply in festive season in Oct-Nov: Food Secretary

  • Wheat export ban leads to litigation between traders and exporters

    Tridev Traders, a grains trading firm from Uttar Pradesh, has sent legal notice to KN Agro Resources, a listed Mumba-headquartered company dealing with commodities apart from other interests, about sudden cancellation of the wheat purchase order.
  • Edible oil prices to fall as Indonesia ships 200,000 tonnes crude palm oil

    Lower palm oil prices will reduce raw material cost of soaps, margarine, shampoos, biscuits and chocolates where palm oil and its derivatives are used, experts said.
  • Wheat traders go to court as MNCs cancel contracts

    Many brokers and small traders told ET that they do not have the courage to start litigation because it will be an unequal battle.
  • India for 25 years exemption from subsidy cuts for developing nations not into distant water fishing

    It has stated that countries which have developed industrial fishing should take more obligations based on CBDR (Common But Differentiated Responsibilities) concept and should prohibit harmful subsidies, the source said.
  • Government's wheat procurement down by 53% to 182 lakh tonnes in 2022-23

    State-owned Food Corporation of India (FCI) and state agencies undertake procurement at the minimum support price to meet the requirement under the public distribution system (PDS) and other welfare schemes. The wheat procurement target has been revised downward to 195 lakh tonnes for the current year from the earlier 444 lakh tonnes due to a fall in wheat output and increased exports.
  • Fasal signs MoU with IMD for research collaboration

    Agritech firm Fasal revealed that it will be working closely with the India Meteorological Department on exchange of hourly short-range models for rainfall probability, rainfall amount, temperature, and humidity using historic Internet of Things (IoT) data and hourly forecast data, as well as precipitation nowcasting models.
  • Suppliers in spot as ITC, Cargill cancel wheat buying contracts

    Export houses such as ITC and Cargill have begun cancelling wheat procurement contracts with local traders following the ban on overseas sales of the cereal, putting suppliers in a fix as they don't have holding capacities.
  • India opposes WTO process on fisheries sops

    New Delhi's statement assumes significance as the members of the multilateral organisation aim to arrive at a deal to curb harmful fishery subsidies ahead of the 12th ministerial conference of the WTO from June 12-15. India is pushing hard for Special & Differentiated treatment in the agreement.
  • India has its plate full meeting Gulf's basmati rice demand

    India had put curbs on wheat exports earlier this month to control the food grain's price, which has been rising due to worries over global short supplies amid the Russia-Ukraine war. But traders said there had been no indication of India banning rice exports.
  • Punjab targets 12 lakh hectares of paddy area with DSR technique

    Under the DSR technique, paddy seeds are drilled into the field with the help of a machine that does seeding of rice and spray of herbicide simultaneously. While in the traditional method, young paddy plants are raised by farmers in nurseries first and then these plants are uprooted and transplanted in a puddled field.
  • Bitter harvest for Indian farmers after wheat export ban

    India is the world's second-biggest wheat producer, but the government -- itself the country's biggest buyer of the crop -- said it chose to protect food security for its mammoth population despite inflation concerns.
  • Indian agri exports to depend heavily on normal monsoon to come close to $50 billion mark achieved last year

    ​​India also has to increase the shipment of other products that have a potential for upsizing — e.g., organic cereal, millets, select horticulture products plus some value-added items — to keep its agri-export momentum going.
  • Wheat trade grinds to a halt, prices back at pre-ban levels of Rs 2,250-2,300 a quintal

    Wheat prices had fallen about 8% just after the government banned exports and smaller traders dumped their stocks. Prices have since recovered to pre-ban levels of about Rs 2,250-2,300 per quintal, about 5% above the minimum support price (MSP).
  • Over 17 lakh tonnes of sugarcane still lying in farms across Maharashtra despite end of crushing season

    Out of the 10 districts in Maharashtra that have topped the list of excess sugarcane stock this year, seven are from the Marathwada region, an official said.
  • Govt sees 3 pc fall in wheat output at 106.41 million tonnes in 2021-22

    Agriculture secretary Manoj Ahuja had last week attributed the the fall in wheat production to lower crop yields, mainly in Punjab and Haryana due to the heat wave. He had also indicated wheat production could decline to 105-106 million tonnes this year.
  • India's y-o-y sugar exports likely to increase by 25%, says ISMA

    In the current season, 521 mills operated against 506 mills which operated last season. As on 15th May, 2022, 405 mills had closed their crushing operations while 116 sugar mills were still operating in the country. However, in the last season 2020-21, 461 mills had closed their crushing operations and only 45 mills were operating on the corresponding date.
  • SLCM to set up 36 new offices in 16 states this fiscal

    "The company aims to strengthen its presence pan-India with 36 new offices across 16 states," SLCML said in a statement. These offices "Krishi Vikas Kendras" will serve as a connecting thread between the digital application of SLCM and its already present physical network of 9,244 warehouses across India, it added.
  • From India's stance to 'feed the world' to banning wheat exports: What changed?

  • Govt secures potassic, phosphatic fertilisers for kharif season: Mandaviya

    Last week, a long term pact was signed between Indian and Jordanian companies for an annual supply of 30 lakh tonnes of rock phosphate used in DAP making, 3 lakh tonnes of potash, 2.50 lakh tonnes of DAP and 1 lakh tonnes of phosphoric acid, for the next five years, he said.
  • Wheat importers in Asia scramble for supplies after Indian export ban

    Importers, especially those in Asia, were banking on wheat from India, the world's second-biggest producer, after exports from the Black Sea region plunged following Russia's Feb. 24 invasion of Ukraine.
  • European buyers not keen to pick up Darjeeling tea

    Prices of Darjeeling tea fell to half at the auctions last week compared with the previous week as a result of weak demand from Europe, raising concerns in the industry.
  • Wheat export ban: India's extreme heat wave having ripple effects on world's food supply

    The move to ban the export of wheat was prompted by rising inflation. Retail inflation hit an eight-year high of 7.79 per cent in April, driven by rising food and fuel prices.
  • What India's u-turn on wheat exports means for world markets

    Lower output coupled with strong export demand then pushed local prices higher, often above the government's fixed procurement price.
  • Wheat prices hit record high after Indian export ban

    Wheat prices surged to a new record high on Monday after India decided to ban exports of the commodity as a heatwave hit production. The price jumped to 435 euros ($453) per tonne as the European market opened.
  • Ban decision chokes wheat export pipeline

    The government has said that it will allow those exports to carry on, which have letter of credit (LC) issued before May 13. However, exporters said hardly 10% of the wheat exports take place through LCs, which means, that a large quantity of wheat contracted by traders cannot go overseas.
  • Wheat procurement extended till May 31 in 6 states

    "The Centre has asked wheat producing states and UTs with procurement closing dates expiring early to continue procurement till 31st May, 2022," the Food Ministry said in a statement.
  • Tea planters pleaded to the Union Government to bring natural gas under the ambit of GST

    Kamal Jalan Chairman NETA stated, “It has been observed that during the last ten months, i.e., from July, 2021 to April, 2022 the price of Natural Gas has risen from Rs. 5,085.00 to Rs. 21,119.57 for per 1000 scum. The per scum price of the Natural Gas has gone up by four times during the last ten-month period”.
  • Shrivelled wheat issue: Centre relaxes quality norms for wheat procurement in Punjab, Haryana

    Union food ministry, in a statement, said the Fair and Average Quality (FAQ) of wheat with shrivelled and broken grains has been relaxed up to 18 per cent without any value cut.
  • World’s food problems piling up as India restricts wheat exports

    The surprising thing is that India isn’t even a prominent exporter on the world stage. The fact that it could have such a major impact underscores the bleak prospect for global wheat supplies. War has crippled Ukraine’s exports, and now droughts, floods and heat waves threaten crops in most major producers.
  • Early onset of summer also reduced wheat yield

    The commerce ministry was of the view that India should utilise the strong global demand to export more. That actual production was likely to be much lower than even the downward revised amount, also clinched the case for an export ban.
  • India bans wheat exports with immediate effect, here's why

  • Restriction on agricultural exports 'indirect tax' on farmers: Bharat Krishak Samaj

    India has banned wheat exports with immediate effect as part of measures to control rising domestic prices, according to official notification.
  • India halts wheat export to fight soaring inflation at home

    After the war hampered logistics in the Black Sea region, which accounts for about a quarter of all wheat trade, India has tried to fill the vacuum.
  • Govt weighs wheat export cap, more rice in food scheme

    The food ministry is trying to ensure there is enough supply in the domestic market at reasonable prices without disturbing exports
  • Agriculture sector needs investment, access to modern technologies: Agriculture Minister Narendra Singh Tomar

    Stating that the maize crop has multiple benefits as it is used as foodgrain, and animal feed, besides making ethanol, the minister said the government has increased the minimum support price (MSP) for maize significantly to augment production of this coarse cereal.
  • 75 Indian villages to be shaped with Israeli cooperation: Agriculture minister Narendra Singh Tomar

    Tomar, who was in Israel on a four-day official visit from May 8, met his Israeli counterpart Oded Forer at the Knesset (Israel's Parliament). They discussed various issues related to modern agro techniques, capacity building, transfer of knowledge know-how and support in the fields of agriculture, water management, environment and rural development, keeping in view the scope and potential of agriculture development in both the countries.
  • NABARD sanctioned Rs 9700 cr for projects in Assam in FY22

    This includes Rs 7600 crores for infrastructure projects of State Government, Rs.2065 crore to various financial institutions etc.
  • In a first, Turkey places orders for 50,000-tonne Indian wheat

    Wheat prices shot up as Indian wheat is in demand in the global markets after exports from Ukraine came to a grinding halt due to the Russia-Ukraine war. Ukraine produces about a fifth of the world's high grade wheat and 7% of all wheat. A large quantity of wheat bought by private traders in India from farmers are at a price higher than the minimum support price as international prices rallied due to the Russia- Ukraine war.
  • Flour industry executives to meet food secretary

    Millers are not able to decide about stocking more to hedge against future price rise because the government can impose stock limits in the future to control prices as it did for cooking oils and pulses.
  • MK Agrotech ties up with WeCare to boost edible oil production

    The campaign comes in the backdrop of expected shortages in the supply of edible oil. Given the current scenario, the prices of edible oils have shot up by 50% within the first few days after the conflict began in the West, MK Agrotech said in a media statement.
  • Average retail price of wheat flour surges 13 pc Rs 32.91 per kg in one year

    The data from the consumer affairs ministry showed that the maximum price of atta was Rs 59 per kg, minimum price was Rs 22 per kg and modal price Rs 28 per kg on Monday.
  • India allows additional 2,051 MT raw sugar exports to US under tariff-rate quota

    TRQ is a quota for a volume of exports that enter the US at relatively low tariffs. After the quota is reached, a higher tariff applies to additional imports. "Additional quantity of 2,051 MT of raw sugar, for export to the US, under TRQ up to September 30, 2022, has been notified," Directorate General of Foreign Trade (DGFT) has said in a public notice.
  • Agriculture minister to visit Israel next week

    A delegation under the leadership of Tomar is going to visit Israel from May 8-11, 2022, on the invitation from Oded Forer, Minister of Agriculture of Israel, for bilateral meetings to discuss various issues related to agriculture between two countries.
  • Prime Minister Narendra Modi faces a dilemma: Keep Indian voters happy or feed the world

    The country’s domestic challenges have come into sharper focus in recent weeks. Hundreds of acres of wheat crops were damaged during India’s hottest March on record, causing yields to potentially slump by as much as 50% in some pockets of the country, according to a Bloomberg survey.