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Latest Articles in Agriculture

Globally India Ranks 9th In Organic Farming Outlook

India by the year 2015 was using merely 1.2 hectares of the total land used for farming of both conventional and organic classifications

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3rd Advance Estimates For Horticulture Produce Made Public - A Sign of 'Acche Din'!

The record production of horticulture crops in the country during 2016-17 is estimated to be around 300 million tonnes which are 4.8 per cent higher as compared to the previous years i.e. 2015-16 estimates

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About 90 Trillion Investment Needed To Combat Rising Temperature: Stuart Milne, CEO, HSBC India

The role of the capital market to mobilize private long term finance is also crucial, especially in the context of green bonds

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Prices Drop In Major Exporters Including India On Weak Demand

In India, the world's biggest rice exporter, 5-percent broken parboiled rice prices fell by $3 per tonne to $400 to $403 per tonne

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Revenue From Organic Farming Business Growing In India: Study

There are various factors which may affect the overall revenue generation of organisations engaged in organic farming business in India

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Climate Smart Agriculture Holds Key To Food Security: World Bank

Huge growth in population and continuously changing diet are the two major factors behind changing food needs of world. Production is regularly suffering due to reduced yields from farm lands

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Centre Allows States To Take Control Measures To Ensure Onion Availability At Reasonable Prices

States may now impose stock limits on onions and undertake various measures like de-hoarding operations, action against speculators and profiteers

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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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