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Latest Articles in Agriculture

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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Punjab, Maharashtra warn cotton farmers on potential pest attacks

Despite plentiful rains in most parts of the country, monsoon has been patchy in some areas of Punjab and Maharashtra, prompting the two state governments to initiate steps to stop pest attacks

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'Tomato Prices Likely To Decline In Next 15 Days'

Retail tomato prices have gone through the roof for more than a month now in most parts of the country and are still ruling high up to 100 per kg

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Crop Protection Chemicals Destroyed Aquatic System In India

Increase in agricultural activity leads to deterioration of land and water bodies in locality, the recent Bengaluru lake disaster where fishes died had proven it once again

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Sugar Mills’ Margins Likely To Strengthen In FY2018: ICRA

Sugar production is likely to be around 24.5 million MT in SY2018, up from 20.3 million MT in SY2017

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Tomato Prices Soar To Rs 100 Per Kg In Delhi-NCR On Low Supply

Mother Dairy is selling tomatoes at Rs 96 per kg here through its 300 retail stores 'Safal', while online grocery platforms like Big Basket and Grofers are offering this key vegetable at nearly Rs 100 per kg

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Agriculture Production & Rainfall: Myths Or Reality

It is clearly visible that agriculture production in India has not at all been on a serious decline over the years, despite low rainfalls

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UPL Explores Bid For Platform Specialty Agrochem Unit

Indian agrochemicals producer UPL is exploring a bid of more than $4 billion for the agrochemicals business of Platform Specialty Products Corp to expand its global footprint, according to people familiar with the matter

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Local Crop Has More Resistance To Climate Change: Co-Founder, CropConnect

Unless there is demand in the market farmers do not grow their products. Demand of the right product is all that matters

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Organic Farming In India: A Vision or Challenge To National Food Security

It is though a doubtful vision of thinking a sustainable future in agriculture through organic farming

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Farmers’ Suicide Row: Truth Or A Diabolical Design

Number of non-agricultural professionals and housewives who committed suicide was 90 per cent of total suicides in 2015’s record

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