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Latest Articles in agriculture

Sustainable Food & Agriculture: 5 Ways We Can Do This

Here are some key ways to think of how we can grow better.

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Union Budget 2019: Addressing Agriculture Concerns

The new government will have their hands full on addressing challenges in the farm sector

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Union Budget 2019: Empowering 75,000 Agro-rural Entrepreneurs, Will They Get Market To Sell?

The government is eyeing to train 75, 000 skilled entrepreneurs in the agro-rural industry via multiple incubation centres and Industry has welcomed the move. Will they be able to provide them the market questions farmers’ group representatives?

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Agriculture And Union Budget 2019-20

Let’s now look at how incomes and lives will be impacted based on some budget announcements.

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Zero Budget Farming Agri Infrastructure One Of Key Takeaways In Union Budget 2019

The zero budget farming and investment in agriculture infrastructure are the key takeaways in the budget, while zero budget farming is the mantra of going back to basics. BW Businessworld also speaks to Subhash Palekar, Indian agriculturist and Padma Shri awardee who reinvented zero budget farming.

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Eco Survey: Agri, Allied Sector, Manufacturing Contracted In FY19

The survey said that the GDP growth moderated to 6.8 per cent in 2018-19 from 7.2 per cent in 2017-18. However, India was still the fastest growing major economy.

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Union Budget 2019: Will Agriculture Get Industry Status?

Look forward to industry status for agriculture in this Budget! BW Businessworld predicts that the Union Budget will carry forward the momentum set in the first term of the Narendra Modi led government to Modi 2.0, with special emphasis on two new ministries. It is also likely to fulfil the pre-election promise of a massive Rs 25 lakh crore investment in the rural and agriculture sectors

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Agriculture: The Game Of Loans

Farm loan waivers have often served as populist carrots to woo the populous farming community before polls in India. A close look at the trend

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Agriculture: Holding The Farmer's Hand

Now that the Congress Party has upped the ante on the agrarian distress, BW Businessworld pieces together the farm policies it is likely to adopt should it form the government

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Why Organic Agriculture Is Critical

A bold push to Indian organic farming can be a unique selling proposition for our agriculture

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Agriculture: Some Pest Killers Have Stings

Spurious pesticides make up almost a quarter of the market, exposing farmers, their harvest and the environment to harmful side-effects. Does the law have the teeth it needs to fight the fakes?

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The Agriculture Dividend

India needs more robust growth to accelerate the reduction in people living below the poverty line

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Adopting AI In Agriculture Eases The Risk of Changing Patterns

Leveraging the cloud technology and AI to issue advisories for sowing as well aspredict pest control and commodity pricing is a major move towards creating increased income for the farming community

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India Expected To Import Up To 1 Million Tonnes Of Corn In 2019: Traders

Below-normal monsoon rains and an infestation of the fall armyworm, which devastated African corn crops in 2017, have slashed India's corn output and boosted prices, increasing the chances the government will grant duty-free corn imports for the first time since 2016

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Budget Challenge: No Bed Of Roses

The new regime will inherit tall targets like doubling farmers’ income, along with policies that have not worked – and a drought

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