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Latest Articles in agriculture

Three Major Challenges for the government on Agri and Rural Front

Union Government as well as the states may face agri-challenges w.r.t supply management, crop selection and rural workforce management

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India, Myanmar Sign 10 MoUs; 4 Of Them To Construct Roads, Schools, Solar Power Systems In Rakhine State

The deals were signed in the presence of Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Myanmar President U Win Myint.

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In Mexico's Cradle Of Corn, Climate Change Leaves Its Mark

Mexico's rainy season last year was the driest since 2011, which in turn was one of the driest on record, numbers from the country's national water agency showed.

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Doubling Farmers’ Income On Track?

Will the 16-point programme for agriculture and rural improvement help buoy the farm sector?

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Will Agriculture Shine in 2020?

Two years away from the target date for doubling farmers’ incomes, food prices are rising but driven by supply-side glitches. How well is agriculture doing?

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India Steps Up Funding Of Farm Sector To Lift Stuttering Economy

Agriculture accounts for 15% of India's gross domestic and a source of livelihood for more than half of the country’s 1.3 billion population.

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Rs 2.83 Lakh Crore Outlay For Agriculture

NABARD will take up an exercise of mapping and geotagging agricultural warehouses, cold storage and other inventory storages.

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Big Promises For Agriculture-Finance Minister tabling union budget 2020-21

Finance Minister Had introduced 16 point programs for agriculture and rural improvement with a budget allocation of Rs 2.83 lakh crore. While few focus areas has been repeat of the previous budget, will she be able to deliver it on ground?

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Rs 15 Lakh Crore Credit Target For Farmers During 2020-21 Fiscal

NABARD will take up an exercise of mapping and geotagging agricultural warehouses, cold storage and other inventory storages.

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Farm Markets Need To Be Liberalised: FM

Aricultural services need copious investments, and added that the government has insured 6.11 crore farmers under the Pradhan Mantri Fasal Bima Yojna.

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Sowing A Future Of Plenty

The year 2020 will benefit from recharged acquifer's after 2019's healthy rainfall and thus, promises a good Kharif harvest.

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India's Oct 1 to Jan 15 sugar output down 26%

India's sugar output in 2019/20 could fall 20% to 26.3 million tonnes, the lowest level in three years.

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Agriculture Has Key Role In Making India $5 Trillion Economy: PM Modi

The agriculture sector has a very important role to play in making India a five trillion dollar economy. For this, our government is focusing on formulating a cash crop and export centric farming system.

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Agriculture Outlook In 2020

One can foresee a widening of these initiatives and even higher acceptance by all stakeholders including farmers in 2020.

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Agrochem’s Biggest Challenge: Overcoming Farmers’ Reluctance to Right Usage

With a new era of governance and a new government in place, it is necessary to draw the attention of the policymakers to the issues that are dragging agriculture back and impeding its momentum.

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