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Exports Declines Due To Dilute Profitability Of Sugar Mills This Fiscal: Crisil

But credit profiles to be stable, given higher ethanol sales and lower working capitali

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Centre Allocates Export Quota Of 60 LMT To All Sugar Mills

The Central government has prioritised availability of about 275 Lakh Metric Tonnes (LMT) sugar for domestic consumption, about 50 LMT sugar for diversion to ethanol production and to have closing balance of about 60 LMT as on 30.09.2023

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PepsiCo Announces 2nd Round Of Projects Funded By Its Global Agriculture Accelerator

For India, the series elaborates on how PepsiCo has partnered with farmers in Punjab to develop kilns that can turn their agricultural waste into fertilizer known as biochar

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Farmer Federation Urges Funds, Support, Equipment To Tackel Stubble Burning

In order to find an effective solution to the problem, the promotion among farmers about the three machines that help in disposing of crop waste — straw baling (ex situ), super seeding and zero tillage machines (in-situ) — must be intensified by state governments

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Cabinet Approves Hikes In MSP For Rabi Crops

The absolute highest increase in MSP has been approved for lentil (Masur) at Rs 500 per quintal

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Telangana Bags Top Position In Agriculture Growth

The state has gained a growth of Rs 9.38 lakh crore in 2020-21 from Rs 6.09 lakh crore in 2017-18 in agriculture and its related sector

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Amid Rice Export Ban, Over 20 Shipments Stuck At Ports: Report

India banned exports of broken rice and imposed a 20 per cent duty on exports of various other types on September 8, as it tries to boost local supplies and calm prices after below-average monsoon rainfall curtailed planting

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One Lakh Farmers May Not Get Financial Aid Due To Incomplete eKYC

All registered PM Kisan farmers need to check their eligibility from the beneficiary list to confirm if they will get the next installment of Rs. 2000 or not

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Centre Plans To Provide Incentives For Natural Farming Under National Mission

Natural farming is a traditional and researched method of farming which includes the use of on-site cow dung and urine formulation, frequent soil aeration and is largely focused on the recycling and mulching of biomass on-site and entirely avoiding the use of chemical-based fertilizers

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Why Rice Is A Big Deal For The Economy?

Over 50 per cent of the Indian population consumes rice, as its primary sustenance foodgrain. India is the second largest producer of rice in the world. India cultivates over 6,000 varieties of rice and supplies rice to over 100 countries

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Govt Working To Expedite Payment Of Sugarcane Farmers: UP Minister

The Uttar Pradesh government is working to ensure that in the next couple of years, sugarcane farmers are paid their dues within 10 days as opposed to 14 days currently: Sugarcane Development Minister

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India Has No Immediate Plan To Lift Wheat Export Ban, Commerce Minister Says

The world's second biggest producer of wheat banned private overseas sales of the grain on May 14 after a scorching heat wave curtailed output and domestic prices hit a record high

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Impact Debt Financing Key To Scale Up Climate Resilient Agriculture In India

Scaling up finance for climate resilient agriculture, or natural farming, is now a must! But for this to occur, the farm economics and financial structuring need to come in sync

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Indonesia To Resume Palm Oil Exports, But Industry Awaits Guidelines

Indonesia Oil Exports: Palm oil comprises a third of the world's vegetable oil market, with Indonesia accounting for about 60 percent of supply

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Over 17 Lakh Tonnes Sugarcane Still Lying in Farms Across Maharashtra Despite End of Crushing Season

The sugarcane crushing season in Maharashtra generally starts in October-November and continues till mid-April

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