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Latest Articles in Agriculture

India Imposes Limits On Sugar Stocks Ahead Of Festive Season

The measure is aimed at preventing mills from artificially withholding sugar in storage in order to push up prices during the high demand festive season of September and October

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Aim To Double Farmers' Income By 2022 To Tackle Suicides: Government To SC

The Ministry of Agriculture also proposed to make special efforts to ensure adequate flow of credit in under-serviced areas, eastern states and Jammu and Kashmir

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DTA Seeks Funding From Government To Meet Workers' Expenses

We have asked for funding to run the gardens and meet the workers' expenses till the next flush in March 2018, says Darjeeling Tea Association (DTA) Chairman Binod Mohan

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India’s Agrarian Future – Connecting Youth To Agriculture

Agriculture requires focus as a business and even venture capitalists have started finding it as a potential area to invest

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IFFCO Partners CSC To Provide E-commerce Services To Farmers

Village Level Entrepreneurs (VLEs) will accept the orders from farmers for agri-inputs and other services. Once, significant quantity (truckload or certain minimum amount) of orders are aggregated, VLEs shall place order on CSC Portal and remit payment

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West Bengal Flood Causes Rs 7,000 Crore Loss To Agriculture Sector

The flood toll has plateaued at 152 and that distribution of relief material, including cooked and dry food, pulses and medicines continued

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How Green Will Be Our Valley?

Not a crystal ball, but projections peg a 5.6% growth in agriculture that could by 2047 push India’s GDP up to 10.4% and transport the farming community to Utopia

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India Coffee Output Could Hit 8-Year Low On Weaker Rainfall, Pest Attack

The South Asian country, famous as a tea producer, is also the world's No.6 coffee grower, mainly churning out the robusta beans used to make instant coffee, but also producing some of the more expensive arabica variety

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Key Focus Areas For Indian Agriculture Sector

It is important to mention here the key areas which are and can further help Indian agriculture to grow and achieve the estimated figures

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USDA Estimates For FY18 Made Public, India Has Maintained Its Pace

With the various projections indicating policy decision by government to restrict imports, a better consumption and market strengthening is very much on cards

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India’s Agrarian Growth On 70th Independence: A Preview

Union government had drafted a new Agriculture Production and Livestock Marketing Act which has been said to remove flaws of APMC act and agriculture may soon be given industry status

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India Raises Vegetable Oil Import Taxes To Protect Farmers

New Delhi doubled the import tax on crude palm oils to 15 percent and raised the import tax on refined palm oils to 25 percent, increasing the differential in duty by 10 percentage points to encourage local processing

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Agriculture Marketing Reforms: Why APLM Act May Become Future

A former chairman of committee for agricultural cost and prices said that ‘response to the implementation of the model APMC act was not very enthusiastic’

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Agricultural Exports Decline To $33.87 Billion in FY17

Import of agricultural commodities (including plantation and marine products) in 2016-17 rose to $25.09 billion from $15.03 billion in 2013-14

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Government Sets National Goal Of 300 Million Ton Milk Production By 2024

India ranks first in milk production, achieving an annual output of 155.48 million tons during 2015-16 accounting for 19 per cent of world production, said Ministry of Agriculture in a statement

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