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Latest Articles in Agriculture

No Shortage Of Sugar, Won't Allow Prices To Go Up: Ram Vilas Paswan

At present, retail prices of sugar are ruling firm at Rs 43 per kg, slightly higher than Rs 40 a kg in the year-ago period, as per the data maintained by the consumer affairs ministry

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Agrarian India Showing Growing Resilience To Nature's Whims: Report

According to the Indian Meteorological Department (IMD), the cumulative rainfall across the country till August 23 was 94 per cent of the Long Period Average (LPA), which was below-normal levels

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Aim Is To Increase Productivity, Ensuring Farmers Get Remunerative Price Of Their Produce: Radha Mohan Singh

The government is also ensuring that along with special focus on dairy/animal husbandry/fishery, the agriculture education, research, and expansion system is further extended

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Top Cotton Buyers Flock To India As Hurricanes Hit US Crop

Dealers expect contracts similar to last week in the next few months, which could help India's exports grow by a quarter in the 2017/18 season beginning October

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High Area And Production Expected; Yields to Remain Low: USDA Cotton Estimates

Trade sources indicate that cotton consumption is expected to remain relatively flat as mills focus on manufacturing blended yarns and fabrics with a higher percentage of man-made fibre to offset cotton price volatility

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Why John Deere Acquired A Robotic Start-Up For A Hefty $305 Million?

Tractor giant John Deere just spent $305 million to acquire a start-up that makes robots capable of identifying unwanted plants

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Onion Exports Decline 14% In April-June

The total value of exports stood at Rs 1,098.58 crore and the volumes 9.45 lakh tonnes in April-June of 2017-18, according to the data maintained by the National Horticultural Research and Development Foundation (NHRDF)

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Sugar Prices Indifferent To Raw Sugar Imports In Near Term: ICRA

According to ICRA, this move is unlikely to have any significant impact on sugar prices or profitability of the sugar mills in the near term, given that the quantum of import permitted is very small

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Growth In Food Grain Production Likely To Be Lower This Year

According to the Japanese financial services major, the land area sown has fallen across all other crops: rice, pulses, coarse cereals, oilseeds and jute

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EU Ban Basmati Imports; Indian Consumer To Get Premium Basmati At Affordable Prices

Basmati rice is India’s preferred domestic variety of rice with the highest standard of texture and aroma

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India's Soybean Output May Fall 22% On Planting Area Cut, Dry Weather

The lower soybean output could require India, the world's biggest importer of edible oils, to raise soyoil and palm oil imports during the 2017/18 marketing year starting from November

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Floods May Not Hamper Prospects For Main Season Crops For 2017: FAO

Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO) has given a snapshot of food security feature in India. The report by FAO suggests mainly below three points

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World's First Processed Olive Tea From Farms of Rajasthan Reaches Europe

Olitia Foods has brewed up an alternate to green tea. After years of research, they have come up with the world's first processed olive tea

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India Should Go Local For Food Security

A report published by India Water Portal (a community promoted by National Knowledge Commission of India) indicates if the country needs food security, then it should go local

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India Seen Importing 800,000 Tonnes Of Wheat In October-September

The country is likely to receive 247,000 tonnes of wheat in September, the highest monthly arrival since February, according to Thomson Reuters

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