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Latest Articles in Agriculture

Yogi Adityanath Instructs Banks Not To Issue Default Notices To Farmers

The UP government in April had announced Rs 36,500 crore loan waiver for approximately 88 lakh farmers in the state, one of the biggest loan waivers cleared by any state from its own funds.

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Farmer Protests in MP Hiked Agriculture Commodity Prices By 30%

Tur pulse which had minimum price of Rs 1701 per quintal till June 6 is now selling at minimum of Rs 3300 per quintal.

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Growing Supply Glut Threatens Worse To Come For Restive Indian Farmers

The South Asian nation is still carrying a huge inventory of food grains from last year's record harvest as exports were hit by an appreciating rupee, falling global prices and restrictions on overseas shipments

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Genetically Modified Seeds Can Make India Self-Dependent In Edible Oil

India is largely dependent on the edible oil imports where canola and soybean are mostly GM in nature, then why should we spare domestic farmers from practising sowing of GM seeds

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Coca-Cola To Invest Over Rs 10,000 Crore In Indian Agri Ecosystem

Close to $800 million (around Rs 5,000 crore) of this contribution would be towards the procurement of processed fruit pulp and fruit concentrate for The Coca-Cola Company.

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Farm Loan Waivers To Be 2 Per Cent of GDP By 2019 Polls

The Indian economy is expected to see a consumption driven growth rather than investment and farm loan waivers is likely to add to this trend by stimulating rural demand.

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'If Agriculture Goes Wrong, Nothing Else Will Go Right'

The recent past saw upsurge of farmers in Maharashtra and Tamil Nadu over demands of implementing Swaminathan Commission's recommendation and the protests are fast spreading their arms in other states as well

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‘Uttar Pradesh Tops In Sugar Production’; West UP Towns Pave The Way

The minister added that we have made 10.61 per cent recoveries as well, it was our pre-election commitment to farmers for modernisation and technological advancement in sugarcane production.

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Rajasthan Inks 21 Agri Projects Worth Rs 955.37 Crore

The projects include private sub-market yards, agro processing industries, agri-cluster, including cold chain and animal husbandry etc.

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No Politics In Farmer Welfare: Rajasthan CM At Gram 2017

Taking a huge leap forward for the development of agriculture and allied areas, the government of Rajasthan along with Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce and Industry has organised a mega agriculture event — Global Rajasthan Agritech Meet 2017 — at Kota

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3 Years Of Modi Government | Agriculture Ministry Upbeat On Progress

Union minister for agriculture and farmers welfare Radha Mohan Singh has assured that despite continuous low rainfall in the last two consecutive years, his ministry is working to double farmer’s income by 2022, a goal set by Prime Minister Narendra Modi

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Kwality Disburses First Tranche Of Rs 4,000 Cr Of Loans To Its Farmers

This is a part of a MoU, inked earlier this year, where Bank of Baroda would disburse Rs 4,000 crore of loans to Kwality's one lakh farmers in the initial phase, out of its existing network comprising of 3.5 lakh farmers across 4,700 villages across Rajasthan, UP, and Haryana

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Tractors: Greener Pastures

Pro-farmer reforms and favourable climatic conditions have bolstered the Indian tractor market

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The Bitter Medicine

Implementation of policy to supply only neem-coated urea to Indian farmers will have far-reaching effects

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Sugar Mills Owe Over Rs 400 Cr To Cane Farmers

District Cane Officer Omprakash Singh said an amount of over Rs 442 crore are outstanding against the eight sugar mills as cane dues of farmers

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