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Latest Articles in Agriculture

‘Indian Agro-Economy Faces Serious Disadvantages Due To Various Restrictions’

This disease is deep rooted in the systems, yet people often blame two factors either Demo (demonetisation) or Namo (Narendra Modi).

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India To Become Largest Milk Producer In 2026: Report

India, projected to be the most populous country over the next decade, will be the world's largest milk producer by 2026 and will account for the biggest increase in wheat production globally, according to a report by the UN and OECD

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Sugar Import Duty Hiked To 50% To Support Domestic Prices

The food ministry had proposed increase in import duty on the grounds that fall in local prices will affect millers' capacity to pay cane dues to growers.

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Tomato Prices Still Ruling High At Rs 60-75 Per Kg

However, the supplies are expected to improve in coming days with rains receding in some parts helping transport of the crop to mandis.

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Agrarian Agony And Loan Waiver

Two factors of utmost importance has played larger role on mounting debt in farm sector. The primary one is the proposed input of purchased input. The other factor is high value and high cost.

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Agriculture May Soon Enjoy Industry Status: Nirmala Sitharaman

On the fourth banking and economics conclave of state bank of India at the economic capital of nation, the Commerce and Industry minister Nirmala Sitharaman had hinted that agriculture may soon get the suitable industry standard.

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We Will Bring One Crore Protestors To Delhi In August: Rashtriya Kisan Mazdoor Sangh

Government will listen to demands only when they are pressurised by such factors, we have also started our indefinite strike at Jantar Mantar.

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Post-GST, Fertiliser Retail Prices May Be Lower: ICRA

However, a few states like Haryana, Punjab and Andhra Pradesh, where fertiliser sales were exempt from VAT and attract only 1% excise duty, will face increased tax incidence of 5%.

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Narendra Modi To Visit Israel: What’s On Cards For Agriculture Cooperation

Be it a mango orchard in Haryana or any drip-irrigated vegetable-fruit nursery in Rajasthan or Gujarat, Israel’s expertise in agriculture is helping plants to grow across India.

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India’s Fumigation Rules Extended Amidst Uncertainty In Pulses Export

An expert from food policy research institute told BW Businessworld that many countries have their environmental practices so strong that they do not allow fumigation at ports.

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Farmers’ Fatality Fiasco – Not A New Custom

In a latest incident of farmer suicide, a farmer named Thomas from Kozhikode district of Kerala committed suicide outside village office, police told the local media about how he had been allegedly harassed by village officials for his land tax payment.

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Centre Approves Rs 795 Crore Drought Assistance To Karnataka

A decision in this regard was taken in the High Level Committee (HLC) meeting, headed by Home Minister Rajnath Singh. Finance minister Arun Jaitley, Agriculture Minister Radha Mohan Singh and senior officers were also present at the meeting.

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Agriculture: A Scythe With A Shine

Jain Irrigation Systems offers farmers cutting edge solutions for higher farm yields

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A Famine Of Ideas For Farmers

There simply are no easy solutions to the crisis in Indian agriculture, a product of decades of neglect and poor policies

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Agriculture, In Hindsight

There was no earthly reason to announce imports of pulses just before the Rabi sowing season. That only added on to a farmer’s feeling that he is neglected

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