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Latest Articles in agriculture

Agri, Food Sectors Can Help India Generate $813 Billion In Revenue By 2030: Report

The demand for key foodgrain is expected to grow at an annual rate of 3 percent against the projected population growth of 2 percent, further underlining the challenge that the country faces today.

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Committee On MSP To Be Set Up 'Very Soon In Near Future': Agri Secy

Agriculture Secretary Sanjay Agrawal said on Monday that the committee will be formed soon

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Why Punjab’s Agro Climatic Zones Need Better Understanding For Future Cropping

The debate around agri zones is not really new. In the past several attempts have been made to delineate major agro-ecological regions in respect to soils, climate, physiographic and natural vegetation for macro-level planning on a more scientific basis.

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Farm Sector Reforms – Slow And Steady Can Win The Race

The farm bills might have been a precursor to government reducing its involvement in farming sector through cutting down on procurement and subsidies, leaving farmers to deal with market forces.

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Pleas Against Farm Laws In SC To Become Infructuous After Govt Repeals Them

The petitions would become infructuous. But the thing is that the parliamentary laws have to be repealed either by an Ordinance or by an Act not by an oral statement.

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Chandra Shekhar Singh Awarded Padma Shri For His Role In Agriculture

Bollywood filmmaker and producer Karan Johar, singer Adnan Sami, producer Ekta Kapoor and Kangana Ranaut received the Padma Shri for their contribution in the field of performing arts.

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India Is Exporting Strictly Non-genetically Modified Rice: Central Govt

The clarification from the commerce ministry came following a news report regarding food recall linked to alleged GM rice from India.

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Digital Mandis – The Future of Indian Agritech

The futuristic and unified policy framework will need advanced technology for the idea to evolve into reality. Together, these factors will foster a productive shift in Indian agriculture and create equitable market access for every stakeholder.

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Improving The Policy Environment For A Booming Agrochemical Sector

Farmers need to produce 70% more food than today to feed the growing population by 2050. This can be achieved only by continuously improving the agrochemical policies that directly impact our agricultural process.

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Non-Food Bank Credit Grows 6.7 % In August: RBI Data

Credit to micro and small industries accelerated to 10.1 per cent in August 2021 from a contraction of 1.1 per cent a year ago.

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Why Are Agtech Start-ups Not Turning Unicorns?

Even if we advance in research and development, and employ new mediums of technology, the handicap of location still prevails.

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Improving Supply Is A Key Area For Agritech Start-ups

“Doorstop delivery when roads were blocked, with the strictest police patrolling, was a boon to farmers. Some of the rigorous lockdown months also overlapped with the peak harvest season; it was a do or die situation for farmers,“ says Taranbir Singgh, Co-founder of Faarms, delving on the opportunities for agritech in India

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India Sees Addition Of 16 Million Jobs In July Mostly In Agri, Construction Sectors: CMIE

This seasonal absorption of labour into agricultural activities is different from the large-scale migration of labour into agriculture as farmers

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Govt Yet To Recover Rs 2,992.75 Cr From Over 42 Lakh Ineligible Beneficiaries Under PM-KISAN: Tomar

The highest amount of Rs 554.01 crore has to be recovered from 8.35 lakh ineligible farmers in Assam, followed by Rs 437.9 crore from Punjab, Rs 357.9 crore from Maharashtra, Rs 340.56 crore from Tamil Nadu, and Rs 258.64 crore from Uttar Pradesh

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Organic Fish Farming: Sustaining Interest Of Humans

The organic aquaculture practices will not only serve humans the healthy fish but will also provide a sustainable solution to the environmental challenges led by increased demand for fish production.

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