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Latest Articles in Agriculture

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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Why Indian Agriculture Is Not On Permanent Decline

Indian's agriculture ranks second in the world agricultural production” says food and agriculture organisation of United Nations and yet there are continuous reports of agriculture being on permanent decline

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Indian Farm Mechanisation Firm EM3 AgriServices Raises $10 Million

At a time when Indian agriculture is seeking structural solutions, marquee investors believe that addressing key fundamental aspects will allow the country to usher in the next green revolution

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India Rice Shipments Slow As Stronger Rupee Lifts Export Prices

Lower shipments from the world's biggest rice exporter will give rivals Vietnam, Thailand and Cambodia a chance to raise their share of the global market

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‘We Need To Ensure Farmers Have Access To Water And They Use It Efficiently’

Government can only solve the serious water problem with the active and enthusiastic participation of the private sector and civil society

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‘Providing Access To Finance Is Critical To Farmers’

The record production of all major food grains in previous year and increased supplies amidst weak demand have remained the major causes of the price fall

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India Do Not Use Excessive Crop Protection Chemicals

Global production of major crops has increased significantly and it is somehow driven by plant science innovations like pest control products

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About 60,000 Farmer Suicides In India Linked To Climate Change: Study

With an increase of 1C on an average day during the growing season, there are 67 more suicides, illustrates the study, showing the extreme sensitivity of the Indian agricultural ecosystem to temperature spikes

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Wheat At Rs 2 Per Kg, Rice At Rs 3 To Be Provided Till 2018

Food and Consumer Affairs Minister Ramvilas Paswan said there was a provision for revision of the prices of foodgrains every three years in the National Food Security Act (NFSA) 2013

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Indian Railways Develops Cold Storage In Nashik; To Benefit Farmers

The cold storage at Lasalgaon will be a boon to the farmers of not only Nashik and Lasalgaon, but also of nearby areas of Jalgaon, Manmad, Dhule, etc

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Fertiliser Sales Volume To Witness Healthy Recovery In H1 FY18

The demand for fertilisers in H1 FY18 should witness good recovery, given the lower base for H1 FY17 and satisfactory progress shown by monsoon leading to growth in Kharif sowing

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