Online sale of fake seeds being done indiscriminately

February 25 2021

Real These days fake fertilizer, seeds and pesticides to make and sell the case to come over before l wherein l has now went begun to come on-line complaints seeds to farmers Due to no knowledge of quality, they fall p

अब सर्दी में भी लें आम का स्वाद, उत्तराखंड में मिला साल में दो बार फल देने वाला पेड़

February 25 2021

अगर आप आम के शौकीन हैं या आम का व्यवसाय करते हैं तो आपके लिए बेहद अच्छी खबर है। अमूमन

पूसा ने बनाई धान की खास किस्म, 115 दिनों में हो जाती है तैयार, पढ़ें IARI के डायरेक्टर डॉ. एके सिंह का साक्षात्कार

February 25 2021

इस साल पूसा किसान मेले में किसानों के लिए क्या विशेष रहने वाला है?

ਟਿਕੈਤ ਦੇ ਬਿਆਨ ਨੇ ਹਿਲਾਈ ਮੋਦੀ ਸਰਕਾਰ, ਬਦਲੇ ਮੰਤਰੀਆਂ ਦੇ ਸੁਰ

February 25 2021

ਕਿਸਾਨ ਨੇਤਾ ਰਾਕੇਸ਼ ਟਿਕੈਤ ਦੇ ਸੰਸਦ ਭਵਨ ਘੇਰਨ ਦੇ ਬਿਆਨ ਨੇ ਮੋਦੀ ਸਰਕਾਰ ਵਿੱਚ ਹਿੱਲਜੁਲ ਪੈਦਾ ਕਰ ਦ

ਵਿਗੜੇਗਾ ਪੰਜਾਬ ਦਾ ਮੌਸਮ, ਮੀਂਹ ਤੇ ਧੁੰਦ ਪੈਣ ਦੀ ਸੰਭਾਵਨਾ

February 25 2021

ਪੰਜਾਬ ਵਿੱਚ ਮੁੜ ਮੌਸਮ ਖਰਾਬ ਹੋਣ ਦੀ ਸੰਭਾਵਨਾ ਹੈ। ਅਗਲੇ ਤਿੰਨ ਦਿਨਾਂ ਅੰਦਰ ਪੰਜਾਬ ਵਿੱਚ ਧੁੰਦ ਤੇ

ਕਿਸਾਨ ਲੀਡਰ ਰਾਕੇਸ਼ ਟਿਕੈਤ ਨੇ ਕੀਤਾ ਵੱਡਾ ਐਲਾਨ, ਦਿੱਲੀ ਚ ਫੇਰ ਦਾਖਲ ਹੋਣਗੇ ਟਰੈਕਟਰ

February 25 2021

ਕੇਂਦਰ ਸਰਕਾਰ ਦੇ ਤਿੰਨ ਖੇਤੀ ਕਾਨੂੰਨਾਂ ਖਿਲਾਫ ਕਿਸਾਨ ਅੰਦੋਲਨ ਅਗਲੇ ਸਮੇਂ ਵਿੱਚ ਤਿੱਖਾ ਮੋੜ ਲੈ ਰ

ਕਿਸਾਨ ਅੰਦੋਲਨ ਚ ਕੇਂਦਰ ਨੇ ਖੇਡਿਆ ਨਵਾਂ ਦਾਅ, ਪੰਜਾਬ ਨੂੰ ਫਸਲਾਂ ਦੀ ਅਦਾਇਗੀ ਦਾ ਨਵਾਂ ਸਿਸਟਮ ਲਾਗੂ ਕਰਨ ਦਾ ਹੁਕਮ

February 25 2021

ਕਿਸਾਨ ਅੰਦੋਲਨ ਦੌਰਾਨ ਕੇਂਦਰ ਸਰਕਾਰ ਨੇ ਕਿਸਾਨਾਂ ਨੂੰ ਫਸਲਾਂ ਦੀ ਸਿੱਧੀ ਅਦਾਇਗੀ ਦਾ ਐਲਾਨ ਕਰ ਦਿੱ

जैविक सब्जी बाजार तैयार

February 24 2021

आजीविका मिशन भवन में आत्मा योजना अंतर्गत नवाचार के तहत जिले के ग्राम बाटिया बयड़ी

आलू को वायरस से बचाने के लिए फसल चक्र अपनाना जरूरी, सीपीआरआई ने किसानों को दी सलाह

February 24 2021

आलू की फसल को वायरस से बचाने के लिए फसल चक्र अपनाना जरूरी हो गया है, तभी जाकर किसान मि

ਕਿਸਾਨ ਧਰਨਿਆਂ ’ਚ ਪਗੜੀ ਸੰਭਾਲ ਜੱਟਾ ਲਹਿਰ ਦੀ ਗੂੰਜ

February 24 2021

ਖੇਤੀ ਕਾਨੂੰਨਾਂ ਖ਼ਿਲਾਫ਼ ਚੱਲ ਰਹੇ ਵੱਖ-ਵੱਖ ਰੋਸ ਧਰਨਿਆਂ ਦੌਰਾਨ ਕਿਸਾਨਾਂ ਵਲੋਂ ਅੱਜ ਸ਼ਹੀਦ ਭਗਤ ਸਿੰ

ਕਣਕ ਦੀ ਫ਼ਸਲ ’ਤੇ ਤੇਲੇ ਦਾ ਹਮਲਾ

February 24 2021

ਕਣਕ ਉੱਤੇ ਪੀਲੀ ਕੁੰਗੀ ਦੇ ਹਮਲੇ ਨੂੰ ਦੇਖਦਿਆਂ ਖੇਤੀਬਾੜੀ ਅਤੇ ਕਿਸਾਨ ਭਲਾਈ ਵਿਭਾਗ ਹਰਕਤ ਵਿੱਚ ਆ ਗ

ਖੇਤੀ ਕਾਨੂੰਨ ਖਿਲਾਫ ਵਿਰੋਧ ਜਾਰੀ, ਅੱਜ ਜਬਰ ਵਿਰੋਧੀ ਦਿਵਸ ਮਨਾ ਰਹੇ ਕਿਸਾਨ

February 24 2021

ਕੇਂਦਰ ਸਰਕਾਰ ਵਲੋਂ ਲਿਆਂਦੇ ਗਏ ਖੇਤੀ ਸੁਧਾਰ ਦੇ ਤਿੰਨ ਨਵੇਂ ਕਾਨੂੰਨਾਂ ਦਾ ਵਿਰੋਧ ਕਰਦੇ ਕਿਸਾਨਾਂ

ਯੂ.ਪੀ ਦੇ ਹਰ ਪਿੰਡ ਦੇ 5 ਕਿਸਾਨ ਰੋਜ਼ਾਨਾ 8 ਘੰਟੇ ਭੁੱਖ ਹੜਤਾਲ ਕਰਨਗੇ - ਕਿਸਾਨ ਆਗੂ ਵੀ ਐਮ ਸਿੰਘ

February 24 2021

ਹਰ ਯੂ ਪੀ ਪਿੰਡ ਦੇ 5 ਕਿਸਾਨ ਰੋਜ਼ਾਨਾ 8 ਘੰਟੇ ਭੁੱਖ ਹੜਤਾਲ ਕਰਨਗੇ , ਪ੍ਰਧਾਨ ਮੰਤਰੀ ਨੂੰ ਸੰਦੇਸ਼ ਭੇਜ

देश में धान की रिकॉर्ड 647 लाख मीट्रिक टन खरीदी

February 23 2021

वर्तमान में जारी खरीफ विपणन सत्र (केएमएस) 2020-21 में, सरकार ने मौजूदा एमएसपी योजनाओं के

हिमाचल प्रदेश में पहली बार रोपे जाएंगे अमेरिकी सेब के पांच लाख पौधे

February 23 2021

विश्व बैंक से 1134 करोड़ की वित्तीय मदद से हिमाचल में पहली बार अमेरिका से आयातित पांच

ਲੋਕ ਇਕੱਠੇ ਹੋਣ ਤਾਂ ਸਰਕਾਰਾਂ ਬਦਲ ਜਾਂਦੀਆਂ ਨੇ

February 23 2021

 ਭਾਰਤੀ ਕਿਸਾਨ ਯੂਨੀਅਨ ਦੇ ਆਗੂ ਰਾਕੇਸ਼ ਟਿਕੈਤ ਨੇ ਕੇਂਦਰ ਸਰਕਾਰ ਨੂੰ ਚਿਤਾਵਨੀ ਦਿੰਦਿਆਂ ਕਿਹਾ ਹੈ

ਕਿਸਾਨਾਂ ਨੇ ਟਿਕਰੀ ਹੱਦ ’ਤੇ ਫੁੱਲ ਬੂਟੇ ਲਾਏ

February 23 2021

ਕੇਂਦਰ ਸਰਕਾਰ ਵੱਲੋਂ ਲਿਆਂਦੇ ਖੇਤੀ ਕਾਨੂੰਨਾਂ ਖ਼ਿਲਾਫ਼ ਸੜਕਾਂ ’ਤੇ ਉੱਤਰੇ ਕਿਸਾਨਾਂ ਨੇ ਹੁਣ ਆਪਣੇ

ਅੱਜ ਸਿਰਸਾ ਚ ਹੋਏਗੀ ਕਿਸਾਨਾਂ ਦੀ ਮਹਾਪੰਚਾਇਤ, ਰਾਕੇਸ਼ ਟਿਕੈਤ ਹੋਣਗੇ ਸ਼ਾਮਲ

February 23 2021

ਕਿਸਾਨਾਂ ਵੱਲੋਂ ਲਗਾਤਾਰ ਖੇਤੀ ਕਾਨੂੰਨਾਂ ਦਾ ਵਿਰੋਧ ਜਾਰੀ ਹੈ। ਦਿੱਲੀ ਦੀਆਂ ਬਰੂਹਾਂ ਤੇ ਕਿਸਾਨਾਂ

ਕਿਸਾਨ ਲੀਡਰ ਰਾਕੇਸ਼ ਟਿਕੈਤ ਨੇ ਕੀਤਾ ਵੱਡਾ ਐਲਾਨ, ਬੀਜੇਪੀ ਦੀਆਂ ਵਧਣਗੀਆਂ ਮੁਸ਼ਕਲਾਂ

February 23 2021

ਕਿਸਾਨ ਲੀਡਰ ਰਾਕੇਸ਼ ਟਿਕੈਤ ਦੇ ਨਵੇਂ ਐਲਾਨ ਨੇ ਬੀਜੇਪੀ ਦੇ ਫਿਕਰ ਵਧਾ ਦਿੱਤੇ ਹਨ। ਉਨ੍ਹਾਂ ਨੇ ਉੱਤਰ ਪ

Increased Interest of Farmers in Mustard Cultivation brings Excellent Yield

February 22 2021

According to the officials of the Ministry of Agriculture, farmers of the country have shown huge interest in mustard farming. And, on the behalf of Government, a mission has been done in this direction, named as Musta

पोपलर की खेती की ओर बढ़ा रुझान, लकड़ी की मांग बढ़ने से दाम में भी आया उछाल

February 22 2021

उत्तर प्रदेश के बिजनौर जिले में किसानों ने एक बार फिर से पोपलर की खेती की ओर रुख किय

प्लम पर मौसम की मार, तापमान घटा तो बरबाद हो जाएगी फसल

February 22 2021

मौसम की मार से इस साल प्रदेश में प्लम की पैदावार घट सकती है। इन दिनों तापमान में चल र

ਸਬਰ ਸਿਦਕ ਨਾਲ ਸੰਘਰਸ਼ ਜਿੱਤਣ ਦਾ ਅਹਿਦ

February 22 2021

ਇਥੇ ਸਥਾਨਕ ਅਨਾਜ ਮੰਡੀ ਵਿੱਚ ਕੀਤੀ ਕਿਸਾਨ ਮਜ਼ਦੂਰ ਏਕਤਾ ਮਹਾਰੈਲੀ ਦੌਰਾਨ ਕਿਸਾਨ ਆਗੂਆਂ ਨੇ ਕਿਹਾ

24 ਫਰਵਰੀ ਨੂੰ ਦਮਨ ਵਿਰੋਧੀ ਦਿਵਸ ਮਨਾਏਗਾ ਸੰਯੁਕਤ ਕਿਸਾਨ ਮੋਰਚਾ

February 22 2021

ਖੇਤੀ ਕਾਨੂੰਨਾਂ ਖ਼ਿਲਾਫ਼ ਅੰਦੋਲਨ ਨੂੰ ਤੇਜ਼ ਕਰਨ ਲਈ ਸੰਯੁਕਤ ਕਿਸਾਨ ਮੋਰਚਾ ਨੇ ਐਤਵਾਰ ਨੂੰ ਤਿੰਨ ਪੜਾ

ਕਿਸਾਨ ਅੰਦੋਲਨ ਨੂੰ ਅਮਰੀਕਾ ਤੋਂ ਮਿਲੀ ਹਮਾਇਤ, 87 ਜਥੇਬੰਦੀਆਂ ਨੇ ਕੀਤਾ ਵੱਡਾ ਐਲਾਨ

February 22 2021

ਕਿਸਾਨ ਅੰਦੋਲਨ ਨੂੰ ਹੁਣ ਵਿਦੇਸ਼ੀ ਕਿਸਾਨਾਂ ਦੀ ਵੀ ਹਮਾਇਤ ਮਿਲਣ ਲੱਗੀ ਹੈ। ਅਮਰੀਕਾ ਦੀਆਂ 87 ਕਿਸਾਨ ਜ

From the RSS:

  • Area under summer crops up by 16.4% from last year

    “Due to intermittent rains during this period, the moisture content in the soil is suitable for the growth of crops. We expect a good harvest as the water in major reservoirs across the country is around 21% more than the average of last ten years,” said an agriculture ministry official, who did not wish to be identified.
  • Demand for fruits, veggies stable in Maharashtra

    Unlike last year when the sale of pulses, rice, flour and other essential food items had more than doubled in April 2020 as retail household consumers had resorted to stocking and panic buying, the demand this April is tepid.
  • Poultry prices up by more than 50% in a year as animal feed drives up costs

    While the price of the key ingredient in poultry feed has increased 82% in a year, the jump has been sharper in the past one month, when it has risen 28%. Poultry has become costlier by 32% in a month. Soya meal, which is obtained after crushing the soyabean, is used in animal feed. High-protein soya meal is now selling at Rs 67 per kg, compared with around Rs 52 at the beginning of March.
  • Farm input cost set to rise with increase in fertiliser prices

    Similarly, the price of NPK will range from Rs 1500-1800 a bag - a rise of almost 50% from earlier price tag. Other companies have also announced rise in fertiliser prices.
  • Nabard balance sheet grows 24% to Rs 6.57 lakh crore in FY21

    The growth in business was helped by various schemes announced by the government, rejigging of processes and products done by the institution and also as it encouraged clients, institutions and state governments to avail the benefits of the schemes as much as possible for faster developments, Nabard Chairman said.
  • Government to regulate unorganised biostimulant industry

    “Now biostimulants will have to be first registered with the government and will have to prove efficacy before hitting the market. Proper labelling will have to be done including name of manufacturers, ingredients and expiry date,” said a senior agriculture ministry official, who did not wish to be identified.
  • RBI clears over Rs 21,000 cr towards CCL for wheat procurement in Punjab

    The release of the CCL would facilitate the state government in making timely payments to farmers against purchases of food grains in the current season, which would begin from April 10 and culminate on May 31, the statement said.
  • Government ropes in Quality Council for grain management

    “QCI will review and upgrade existing standards' system to introduce the best global practices to bring end-to-end digitisation and traceability. Quality management at every level is mandatory to ensure that 67% of the population which buy subsidised ration gets nutritious quality food.”
  • Government gives nod to 422 ethanol projects, likely to attract investment of Rs 41,000 crore

    He said that the surge in ethanol-based projects is due to the government’s recent announcement to extend subsidised credit facilities to grain-based distilleries also. The government provides interest subvention of 6% or half the interest rate charged by the banks for five years, including a one-year moratorium.
  • PLI for food processing sector to boost domestic manufacturing, exports: TPCI

    Trade Promotion Council of India founder Chairman Mohit Singla said that the scheme will go a long way and prove to be a milestone in Indian brands reaching global shelves quickly.
  • Wheat procurement rolled out, govt buys 78,000 tonnes in a fortnight

    “This year we have set a target of procuring 42.73 million tonnes of wheat with Madhya Pradesh to contribute the maximum 13.5 million tonnes followed by Punjab (13 million tonnes), Haryana (8 million tonnes) and Uttar Pradesh (5.5 million tonnes). Last year we had bought million tonnes benefitting 4.33 million farmers,” said a food ministry official.
  • Cane arrears rise over 19% to Rs 22,900 cr till Feb of 2020-21 season amid liquidity crunch: ISMA

    Quoting government data, ISMA said, cane arrear so far this year is higher as compared to arrears one year back when it was around Rs 19,200 crore.
  • India's October-March sugar output up 19%, exports gain momentum, says trade body

    Maharashtra, India's second-biggest sugar-producing state, churned out 10 million tonnes of sugar in the first six months of the season, compared with 5.9 million tonnes a year ago, ISMA said.
  • Govt decides not to offer soft loans under SDF to sugar mills for a year

    “The decision has been taken keeping in view the prevailing market conditions of the sugar sector having surplus stocks, despite diversion of sugar and cane juice for production of ethanol. We will review it after fiscal 2021-22,” said a food ministry official.
  • First harvest of tea in Assam, West Bengal hit by dry spell in March

    A concern for the industry is the surge in Covid-19 cases, as it could impact movement of tea from the tea estates to the auction centres and to different parts of the country if states impose restrictions to check the spread of coronavirus.
  • Sugar sector growth likely to improve in Q4FY21, says Indian Ratings and Research

    Besides, Ind-Ra expects India's sugar production to increase 10 per cent YoY to around 30 million tonne (mnt) in sugar season 2020-21 (SS21), led by a sharp rebound in production in Maharashtra to 10.5 mnt.
  • Target of doubling farm income won't be achieved without new agri laws: Niti's Ramesh Chand

    The government and unions representing farmers, who have been camping at Delhi's border for four months in protest against the three laws that they say will end state procurement of crops at MSP, have held 11 rounds of talks, the last being on January 22. Talks broke down after widespread violence during a tractor rally by protesting farmers on January 26.
  • Bayer's Monsanto, India's NSL settle long-running intellectual property dispute

    In a statement to Reuters, the German company said it had resolved "outstanding issues and differences" over the dispute, giving no further details.
  • 2021 Kharif sowing slowly picks up; over 56 lakh hectare coverage so far

    "The trend of summer sowing progress is very good as on date. Besides, the prospect of rabi crops is also very good and about 48 per cent of overall rabi crops have been harvested as on March 26 in the country," the ministry said in a statement.
  • Need policy, financial support for Indian farm sector to make use of full potential of AI: Nasscom

    AI has the potential to play a key role in relieving the sector from most of its stressful input conditions, catalysing a shift towards data-driven farming, it said.
  • Aquaconnect partners with Alliance Insurance Brokers for an insurance programme for shrimp farmers

    Under this partnership, Aquaconnect will provide risk management services to the insurance partners which include farm data collection, ground validation by aquaculture officers and AquaCRED dashboard support. The partnership aims at making comprehensive insurance available for shrimp farmers to mitigate weather and disease-related challenges
  • Expert panel set up to examine industry views on govt's plan to ban 27 pesticides: Narendra Singh Tomar

    The committee is considering the objections and suggestions taking into consideration all aspects related to safety, toxicity, efficacy, updated status of submission of required study and data, among others, Agriculture Minister Narendra Singh Tomar said.
  • No final call taken on direct cash transfer of fertiliser subsidy to farmers: Government

    However, the government has implemented Direct Benefit Transfer (DBT) system in fertiliser sector under which subsidy is released to the fertiliser companies on weekly basis, on the basis of actual sales made by the retailers to the beneficiaries through Point of Sale (PoS) devices installed at each retailer shop, Fertiliser Minister said.
  • Govt invites stakeholders' comments on National Fisheries Policy

    Minister of State for Fisheries Pratab Chandra Sarangi said that the draft policy has been translated into 11 vernacular languages and states have been asked to circulate it among stakeholders, including fishermen associations in order to obtain their comments.
  • Indian Tea Association to increase daily wages of tea workers by Rs 26

    The national committee of the association reviewed the court direction at a meeting on Sunday and decided to enhance the wages by Rs 26 per day to workers in the Brahmaputra Valley and the Barak Valley with effect from February 22 this year.
  • LT Foods becomes first company to be certified by UN-backed Sustainable Rice Platform

    A new ecolabel launched by the Sustainable Rice Platform (SRP) will help shoppers reduce their environmental impact by identifying rice that has been sustainably produced.
  • Sadhguru urges govt to encourage agroforestry

    “Agroforestry should be brought under the agriculture ministry and treated as full-scale cultivation just like how farmers grow crops on their farmland. Only when growing timber trees on agricultural land is looked at as a means of survival and its economic benefit recognised will exploitation of forests stop,” he said.
  • Potato prices crash 50% to Rs 5-6/kg in both producing and consuming areas

    ​​As per the analysis of data on potato prices maintained by the Food Processing Ministry, the wholesale rates in 25 out of 60-odd key producing areas spread over Uttar Pradesh, West Bengal, Punjab, Karnataka, Himachal Pradesh, Madhya Pradesh, Gujarat and Bihar were ruling 50 per cent lower on March 20 when compared to the year-ago period.
  • Food Ministry to raise Rs 29,000 crore through asset monetisation in 3 years

    The plan will be part of the government’s asset monetisation programme, which was announced by finance minister Nirmala Sitharaman in the 2021-22 Budget.
  • Govt says 44% of rabi crops area harvested so far

    Harvesting of wheat and other rabi crops have been completed in 44 per cent of the total 697 lakh hectares sown area during 2020-21 rabi season, according to data released by the agriculture ministry on Friday. Harvesting of rabi (winter) crops begins from March. The main rabi crop is wheat.
  • Demand for 'makhana' products likely to grow 25-40% in next 3 years: Tomar

    "As per the Agricultural and Processed Food Products Export Development Authority (APEDA), the demand for value-added products of makhana is expected to grow by 25-40 per cent over the next three years," the minister said in his written reply to the Rajya Sabha.
  • Maharashtra farmers start fresh fruit cake 'movement' to sustain during COVID-19 pandemic

    As part of the movement, farmers, their families and various organisations of cultivators are encouraging cakes made locally using fruits like watermelon, muskmelon, grapes, orange, pineapple and banana while celebrating special events.
  • Govt ear-tags 14.62 cr livestock with unique ID number

    The government on Tuesday informed Parliament that it has ear-tagged 14.62 crore livestock, including pigs, with a 12 digit unique identification number.
  • No proposal to increase funds given under PM-KISAN: Tomar

    PM-KISAN is a central Direct Benefit Transfer (DBT) scheme under which financial assistance of Rs 6,000 per annum is provided to all landholding farmer families across the country, subject to certain exclusion criteria.
  • Government to create 2 lakh tonnes of onion buffer stock

    The government has allocated Rs 2,700 crore in 2021-22 for the price stabilisation fund (psf) used to buy buffer stock of onion and pulses. This is 35% more than the budgetary allocation of 2020-21.
  • Agri financing picks up pace in fourth quarter as procurement begins

    While the farmer protest had impacted agri-financing in the November-December period, it has now returned to normalcy, leading agri-financing companies said.
  • India, China voice same agri concerns at WTO

    During a special meeting on Wednesday, India highlighted the need to find a permanent solution to public stockholding of foodgrains, an issue which it fears could impact food security in developing countries, including its own ability to procure grains for public distribution programme, given the cap imposed in the agreement signed 25 years ago.
  • Utkal Tubers plans to produce 30,000 metric tonne of seed potato by FY23

    "Because we have been able to supply quality material in the market, demand for our product has risen significantly over the last 2 years. We are well on track to produce 30,000 metric tonne of seed potato including IPM varieties by FY23," Sanjay Mahant, CEO of Utkal Tubers told.
  • Applications filed in 19 nations for protection of GI, certification mark for Basmati: Puri

    A law firm has been engaged to initiate and deal with the consequential legal matters for the protection of GI/ Certification Mark for 'Basmati', both in India and foreign jurisdictions.
  • Government revises downwards 2020-21 sugar output estimate to 30.2 mt

    Based on the inputs from cane-producing states, the government had pegged sugar production initially at 31 million tonnes for the current year. The sugar production would be slightly lower than the initial estimate in both Uttar Pradesh and Maharashtra, the country's top two sugar-producing states.
  • Crude oil price surge pushes up prices of edible oils and spices in a fortnight

    In the past fortnight, crude palm oil prices have shot up to $1,110 per tonne from $1,040 per tonne. Similarly, soybean oil prices have gone up to $1,270 per tonne from $1,190 per tonne.
  • NCML surpasses over 10,000 tonne auction quantity under Surakshit Mandi

    Project expands operation in Andhra Pradesh and Gujarat after successful deployment in Rajasthan and Odisha.
  • Swaraj Tractors launches series of initiatives in paddy mechanisation in Andhra Pradesh & Telangana

    As one of the largest tractor players in both markets and with paddy as one of the main kharif crops of the region, Swaraj recently launched the New Swaraj 742XT tractor.
  • India exports 87,000 tons of onion in Jan-Feb after ban lifted

    The price of onion has been on a declining trend from November 2020 and by December, prices in the mandis were reported to be significantly low.
  • Govt says private companies developed 38 farm markets in last 3 years

    As per the 2006 National Commission on Farmers' Report, the minister said there should be one market to serve 80 square kilometre (sq km), whereas presently one regulated market serves 473 sq km.
  • Aquaconnect partners with Bank of Baroda to generate formal credit for over a million farmers

    Under this partnership, Bank of Baroda has extended loan for up to 10 lacs under KCC scheme and fisheries loan. Higher credit limits can also be availed under Pradhan Mantri Matsya Sampada Yojana (PMMSY) and The Fisheries and Aquaculture Infrastructure Development Fund (FIDF) schemes on case to case basis.
  • Mango production likely to jump 4.24% in 2020-21

    However, production of other summer fruits -- muskmelon and watermelon -- is estimated to be slightly lower than the previous year, as per the first estimate of horticultural crop production released by the ministry for the crop year 2020-21.
  • Women farmers key for making Indian agriculture self-reliant: Government

    Addressing a virtual event organised by Indian Council of Agricultural Research (ICAR) to commemorate the International Women's Day on Monday, two union ministers of state for agriculture -- Parshottam Rupala and Kailash Choudhary -- spoke about women's contribution in every sector including agriculture.
  • From farms to mills, it's a long wait for Western UP farmers just to get sugarcane weighed

    Some pass their time chit-chatting about the ongoing protests, others while smoking bidis or cigarettes, but all of them sound worried about loads of sugarcane drying under a scorching sun, while Punjabi and Haryanvi songs continue to blare out loudly, either from their mobiles or small speakers fitted in their vehicles.
  • UP farmers getting high prices of their produce, claims Adityanath

    After inaugurating a “jaggery festival”, the CM asserted his government has been working relentlessly to double the farmers' income by making them available a wider market for their produce.