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Latest Articles in agriculture

Agriculture: The Green Fist

The farmer will be on centre stage in 2019, as promises shower on the largest vote bank, but what is he likely to get in the end? BW Businessworld takes stock

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Smart Farming Tech: The Silver-lining Of Agriculture

The dream of a future where farmers know whether there will be enough rain or sun, or whether the cattle walked or ate enough sounds rosy

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Reimagining Indian Agriculture: How technology can change the game for Indian farmers?

Last mile logistics, to get agri products, into the hands of farmers, is still a big challenge, and very often needs to rely on cash-based traditional distribution channels, which are not nimble enough

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Indian Economy To Reach USD 5 Trillion Size By 2022: PM Narendra Modi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi today said that India's economy will double up in size to $5 trillion by 2022 with manufacturing and agriculture sectors contributing $1 trillion each

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Modernized Agriculture Getting Momentum Under Narendra Modi Government

The agriculture sector in India is expected to generate better momentum in the next few years due to increased investments in agricultural infrastructure such as irrigation facilities, warehousing and cold storage. India is expected to be self-sufficient in pulses in the coming few years due to concerted efforts of scientists to get early-maturing varieties of pulses and the increase in minimum support price

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Not Just A Pipe Dream

The farmer could only get richer, say statistics, even as the debate on doubling farmers’ incomes reaches a crescendo

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Confident Of Doubling Farm Income; Focus On Making Agriculture Income-centric: Union Agriculture Minister Radha Mohan Singh

In an exclusive conversation with Suman K. Jha, Singh lists the measures the government has taken to empower the farmers, which he says will positively meet the target of doubling farm income by 2022

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Agri Budget Doubled To Help Double Farm Income By 2022: PM Modi

'We are working towards ensuring that the income of our hardworking farmers doubles by 2022. For that we are facilitating proper assistance wherever required. We have faith in the farmers of India'

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To Ban Or Not To Ban

Rise in illicit cigarette trade and losses to tobacco farmers have led to a high decibel demand for a complete ban on FDI in the tobacco sector

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The Next Decade And New Agriculture

A new awakening will pitch the condemning of ‘drudgery-based’ farm operations and pave the way for information and intelligence-based farm engagement

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The Digitised Farm Of The Very Near Future

Governments will roll out subsidy programmes and provide farmers with better access to credit and insurance, based on regional crop analytics

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We Will See Drought & Flood Resistant Seeds

Every spoke in this wheel has to work together to produce more efficiently, move more efficiently and consume more efficiently. Only then can we hope to create a sustainable global food balance in the future

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Water Water Nowhere, Not A Drop to Drink

Several Expert Group reports are with the government and there is an urgent need to build a consensus on water policies

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Technology And The Future Of Indian Agriculture

The need for programmes like MGNREGA will be intense with the present trends of casualisation of the labour force increasing. This will be a very cruel process of economic transformation

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The Technology Driven Farmer

The advent of data analytical tools and the Internet of Things in the Indian countryside spells higher yields from the land and a future free of hunger

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