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Latest Articles in Agriculture

Local Crop Has More Resistance To Climate Change: Co-Founder, CropConnect

Unless there is demand in the market farmers do not grow their products. Demand of the right product is all that matters

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Organic Farming In India: A Vision or Challenge To National Food Security

It is though a doubtful vision of thinking a sustainable future in agriculture through organic farming

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Farmers’ Suicide Row: Truth Or A Diabolical Design

Number of non-agricultural professionals and housewives who committed suicide was 90 per cent of total suicides in 2015’s record

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Rising Global Potash Demand Puts India's Buyers On Back Foot

Potash contracts signed by India, one of the world's top buyers of the crop nutrient, help set the global benchmark along with buying by China, the world's biggest consumer

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'Division Of Farm Land Responsible For Downfall In India’s Productivity'

USDA forecasts India’s rice production for the year 2017-18 at somewhere near 108.0 million metric tons (milled), which remains unchanged from the previous year.

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India Will Become Self Sufficient In Pulses, Oilseeds: AgriMin

The country imports over 5 million tonnes of pulses and about 14.5 million tonnes of vegetable oils (comprising edible and non-edible oils) every year to meet domestic demand

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States Should Build Their Own E-Marketing Portal, Says Radha Mohan Singh

Federation of Indian Chamber of Commerce & Industries (FICCI) jointly with Ministry of Agriculture and Farmers welfare organised a National Agriculture Marketing Summit on Friday (14 July). The summit dedicated to the concept of smart marketing solutions for Agriculture in India to double farmers' income

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Paddy Sowing Area Up 4.5%; Pulses Rise 24% In kharif Season

Sowing in the kharif season normally begins with the onset of southwest monsoon and picks up pace from July. Paddy, tur, moong, urad, soyabean, sunflower seed and cotton are the main crops grown in this season.

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‘Food Production Increased To 273 Million Metric Tonnes In FY17’

Cross-pollination of expertise and innovations and thereafter synergy during implementation of the programs conceived would be able to double farmers’ income by 2022

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Import Duty Hike To Support Near Term Domestic Sugar Prices: ICRA

As for sugar production in the country, it is set to increase by 16 per cent - 20 per cent in SY2018, to around 23.5 million MT to 24.5 million MT.

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‘The Challenge Is To Ensure Farmers Get Profitable Returns’

In an exclusive interview Union Minister for Agriculture and Farmers Welfare, Radha Mohan Singh speaks to BW Businessworld

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UP Budget Presented, Provides For Rs 36,000 Crore Farm Loan Waiver

The farm loan waiver was a major promise in the BJP's election manifesto and the fulfilment of the commitment was a big challenge before the Adityanath government, which has just completed 100 days in office.

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Dry Spell Threatens Indian Summer Crops, Could Raise Farmers Woes

Lower yields or crop failure will increase discontent among farmers that has triggered protests in the big agrarian states in recent months and forced the state governments to waive billions of dollars of farm loans.

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‘Indian Agro-Economy Faces Serious Disadvantages Due To Various Restrictions’

This disease is deep rooted in the systems, yet people often blame two factors either Demo (demonetisation) or Namo (Narendra Modi).

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India To Become Largest Milk Producer In 2026: Report

India, projected to be the most populous country over the next decade, will be the world's largest milk producer by 2026 and will account for the biggest increase in wheat production globally, according to a report by the UN and OECD

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