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Latest Articles in Agriculture

Farmers Deep In Debt, Seek Subsidies, Help With Insurance

More than half India's farming households are in debt, owing banks and moneylenders hundreds of millions of rupees, despite numerous loan write-offs by successive governments

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India Suspects US Firm Monsanto Abused Dominant Position

US-based Monsanto launched a GM cotton variety in India in 2002 despite opposition from critics who questioned its safety

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Foodgrain Output Likely To Rise Marginally To 253 Million Tonnes In 2015-16

Overall foodgrain output is likely to be better than last year despite deficit monsoon for two straight years, says Agriculture Minister Radha Mohan Singh

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India's Milk Production Reaches 146.31 Million Tonnes

Even though India is number one in milk production, productivity per animal is far less than the average in developed dairy nations

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Modi Government's Big Farming Push

The party wants to tell the country that it represents the interests of farmers and rural India as well, and not just urban India

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Warm Winter May Cut India's Wheat Output For Second Straight Year

India's wheat output is expected to fall for a second straight year in 2016 after a series of bumper harvests since 2007 due to an unusually warm winter in central and northern India

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‘Rural India Needs Quality Education’

Richard Dobbs, author & director of McKinsey Global Institute, and director of McKinsey & Company talks to Sunil Dhawan about his book No Ordinary Disruption.

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Govt To Tighten Rules For Credit Cooperatives To Protect Investors

India will crack down on errant financial firms that raise funds, mainly from millions of rural poor customers, through loosely regulated credit cooperative societies, a senior official in the agriculture ministry said

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Urban Farming & Gardening Goes Online With ‘Ugaoo.com’

Ugaoo.com provides quality products and credible knowledge to all the avid farmers and gardeners in India.

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India To Press For Implementation Of Bali Deal At Nairobi Trade Talks

Trade ministers from 162 WTO countries will gather in Kenya's capital from Dec. 15-18 to work on an agreement to liberalise global trade and give a push to the Doha round of trade talks stuck since 2001

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