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Latest Articles in Agriculture

Talks On Between Farmers And Government

The farmers have asked for an expected guarantee module with an assured written MSP in the current round of talks. Farmers continue to demad the repeal of three agriculture legislations and a legal guarantee for minimum support price (MSP)

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2020-21 Rabi Foodgrains Output May Surpass Previous Record: Agri Minister Tomar

Sowing of rabi (winter) crops is underway. The rabi sowing begins from October immediately after the harvest of kharif (summer) crops. Wheat and mustard are major rabi crops. The crop year runs from July to June.

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Electricity Amendment Bill 2020: Why Does It Trouble The Farmers?

The government and the farmer groups are in the midst of a resolution but are yet to come up with something conclusive.

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Rising Demand Lifts Refined Soya Oil Futures

Refined soya oil contracts for February delivery gained Rs 9.3, or 0.79 per cent, to Rs 1,184.1 per 10 kg in 25,260 lots.

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Digitisation And Agriculture Supply Chain

All the stakeholders in agriculture supply chain, namely cultivators, processors, retailers and trading companies that supply products overseas, understand that good quality products can be subject to decay because of an inadequate quality control of even one participant in the supply chain.

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Hold Direct Talks With PM For Successful Outcome: Cong, SAD To farmers

Commenting on farmer leaders' meeting with the Centre over the laws on Wednesday, former Union minister and Akali Dal’s Bathinda MP Harsimrat Kaur Badal said they shouldn''t fall into the “trap” of extended meetings, “which yield nothing”.

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Govt Bulldozed Three Farm Laws; Agriculture Can't Be Run Sitting In Delhi: Pawar

He said opposition parties will take a call on their future course of action on Wednesday if the government fails to resolve farmers'' issue in the next scheduled meeting with representatives of 40 protesting unions.

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Agriculture Export: How Can India Excel?

In the horticulture department, the country is world number 3 in the production of vegetables, while the export ranking of India is only 14th (data source: PIB).

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Lawyer from Punjab commits suicide near farmers'' protest site

Amarjit Singh from Jalalabad in Punjab''s Fazilka district was taken to the Post Graduate Institute of Medical Sciences (PGIMS) in Rohtak where doctors declared him dead on arrival

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Fertiliser Subsidy And Indian Farmer: How Does It Operate?

India has a lot of damage control to do, given the repercussions of the Green Revolution of the 1970s. All is not lost if the farmers can be convinced to retract their steps.

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Govt Writes To Farmer Unions Inviting Them For Next Round Of Talks, Asks Them To Choose Date

Previous five rounds of talks between the government and the unions have failed to break the deadlock with the farmers insisting on repeal of the three laws and camping at various border points of Delhi for over three weeks now.

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Zero Budget Natural Farming: A robust policy that needs work

The importance given to this form of agriculture has a strong rationale behind it.

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Govt Extends Relaxed Norms For Onion Imports Till 31 Jan

It has decided to extend the relaxation for imports up to January 31, 2021, in the light of public concern over high prices of onion in the market.

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A Tale Of Agriculture Marketing In India

The government is trying out a slew of measures in this regard, especially in recent history.

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Rising Above Binary Choices In Indian Agriculture

India’s dependence on cities for development has been disproportionately high. 63% of GDP today comes from urban centres while 65 % of the population lives in rural areas.

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