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Latest Articles in Agriculture

Farmer Now Becoming Aatmanirhbar, Selling Their Commodities Directly All Across The Globe

Agricultural commodities like rice, wheat, sugar, pulses, onion cotton bales, edible oils etc form the major part of the farmers global trade in which handling the business remotely via middleman becomes a challenge.

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India's Oct-Nov Sugar Output Doubles To 4.29 Million Tonnes, Trade Body Says

The country is the world's second biggest sugar producer and higher output could weigh on global prices.

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“We need to have Futuristic Vision for Agriculture": G S Shekhawat

India’s road to a $5 trillion economy will go through farmers and agriculture said Gajendra Singh Shekhawat, Minister of Jal Shakti, Department of Water Resources

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“We Need To Have Futuristic Vision For Agriculture": G S Shekhawat

India’s road to a $5 trillion economy will go through farmers and agriculture said Gajendra Singh Shekhawat, Minister of Jal Shakti, Department of Water Resources

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PM Modi Refuses To Back Down On Farm Reforms Despite Huge Protests

But farm groups and opposition parties say the government will eventually abolish the wholesale markets, where growers were assured of a minimum support price for staples like wheat and rice, leaving small farmers at the mercy of corporate agri-businesses.

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Agritech Startup Farmkart To Raise Rs 90 Cr From Vcs For Pan-India Expansion

Farmkart's tech solutions are designed for non-tech savvy farmers providing them with fertilisers, pesticides, fungicides, seeds, farm equipment, among others at their doorsteps with no delivery cost. Besides, farmers can also rent modern farm equipment from Farmkart's e-commerce platform.

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India Startups Seek High-tech Solutions To Colossal Food Waste

The farm sector contributes nearly 15% of the output of India's $2.9 trillion economy and employs around half its 1.3 billion people.

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Farm Income May Drive Tractor Sales Volume 10-12% This Fiscal : Crisil

This growth is expected to be driven by higher farm income despite the COVID-19 pandemic, and the demand growth is expected to be particularly strong in the southern and western parts of India given higher kharif sowing and a copious monsoon, both of which are crucial for these regions

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How technology can benefit Indian farmers

The farmers are the lifeline of our country, and it is time that we arm them with all the latest technology tools they need. It will not only uplift them but also make India the world leader it aims to be.

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Experienced Horticulture Exporter INI Farms Joins E-Commerce Bandwagon

It has launched Kimaye.com to deliver farm-fresh fruits across pin codes in Mumbai for now. Several Agri-Tech firms have seen a surge in consumer demand for fresh farm produce post lockdown

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Govt Focussing On Growth Of Food Processing Sector To Boost Farmers' Income: Tomar

The prosperity of agriculture and farmers is must for achieving the objective of Aatmanirbhar Bharat

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"Improving Livelihoods For Smallholder Farming Households" Punit Gupta, Country Director, TechnoServe India

India has approximately 126 million smallholder farmers, accounting for ~86% of total operational holdings in the country.

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Vietnam Appeals To India To Open Its Market For Dragon Fruit Among Other Agricultural Products

According to the General Department of Vietnam Customs, dragon fruit accounts for about a third of Vietnamese fruit and vegetable exports. Revenue from dragon fruit exports is nearly four times higher than longan and mango.

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India's Rice Exports Could Jump To Record On Thai Drought Effects

India was offering 5% broken parboiled rice at $380 per tonne on a free-on-board basis, while Thailand was offering the same grade at $490 per tonne

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Horticulture 4.0: The Plant Factories For Agricultural Exports

Marginal farmers with less than two hectares of land account for 86.2% of all farmers, but own just 47.3% of the arable land, not enough to farm marketable surplus as well as contribute to exports.

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