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Bonus For Cotton Farmers By Gujarat Govt: May Play Crucial Role In Coming Assembly Polls

The Gujarat government had announced 3.5 per cent per pound of bonus for cotton farmers by the state of Gujarat, which roughly translates to Rs 500 per quintal. This announcement has once again started a competition in policy makers to appease farmers. The payment is for farmers that sell their seed cotton to state procurement agencies and is in addition to the minimum support price (MSP) announced by the Government of India

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Govt Hikes Wheat MSP By Rs 110 per quintal; Pulses By Rs 200 per quintal

The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs (CCEA), chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi, has approved the MSPs of all rabi (winter-sown) crops for 2017-18. MSP is the rate at which government buys grain from farmers

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Market Intervention Scheme: The Invisible Hand of Agriculture Marketing

A well-articulated institutional mechanism both at the central and state level is required for the benefits of a scheme like MIS to reach the farmers.

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Indian Agriculture Needs Reforms To Meet The Future Challenges

Agriculture distress in India is going through the balloon effect, you press it on one end and the bulge will come out from the other.

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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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Farmer Protests in MP Hiked Agriculture Commodity Prices By 30%

Tur pulse which had minimum price of Rs 1701 per quintal till June 6 is now selling at minimum of Rs 3300 per quintal.

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