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IFFCO Warns Public Against Fake Firm Fertilizer Frenchie Offering Dealership, Franchise

Fertilizer Frenchie, which is falsely claiming to be a branch of IFFCO (Indian Farmers Fertiliser Cooperative Ltd), is dishonestly and fraudulently offering fertiliser dealership and /or franchise to general public

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Chambal Fertilisers Q4 Profit Surges To Rs 541.75 Cr

The company's consolidated net profit stood at Rs 201.07 crore during the corresponding quarter of 2019-20, CFCL said in a BSE filing.

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Raw Jute Crisis: Govt May Have To spend Rs 2,000 Cr More To Procure Bags

The Centre and various agencies annually procure 10-12 lakh tons of jute bags valued at Rs 5,500 crore for packing food grain and sugar.

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Sugar Production Reaches 29.91 Mln Tons In Oct-Apr Of 2020-21: ISMA

Indian Sugar Mills Association (ISMA) said mills have supplied 117.72 crore litres of ethanol to oil marketing companies till April 19 of this year against the total contracted quantity of 302.53 crore litres

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Govt Sets Record 104.3 Mn Ton Rice Production Target For 2021-22 Kharif Season

Rice production was estimated to be at 103.75 million tonne against the target of 102.60 million tonne, as per the agriculture ministry's second advance estimate.

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KisanKonnect Looks To Export 'Moms Kitchen' Products, Expand Mkt Out Of Maha

KisanKonnect has also engaged with women to set up a rural home kitchen, Moms Kitchen, where women cook and pack traditional snacks and finger foods like Chakali, Chiwada, Laddoos, creating an additional source of income for farmers.

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Farm Exports Up 16.88 % In Apr-Feb FY21

Among agri-commodities exported, wheat shipments rose in terms of value to Rs 3,283 crore in April-February from Rs 425 crore in the year-ago period.

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Govt To Sell 20 % In NFL, 10 Pc In RCF Via Offer For Sale

RCF's profit after tax for 2019-20 fiscal stood at Rs 208.15 crore and net worth at Rs 3,186.27 crore as on March 2020.

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Agri Minister Launches National Nursery Portal

Tomar said that the youth could become entrepreneurs in the horticulture sector and contribute to economic growth.

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Farmers Ready To Talk If Govt Invites, No Change In Demands: Rakesh Tikait

The BKU national spokesperson''s remarks came in response to Haryana Home Minister Anil Vij urging Union Agriculture Minister Narendra Singh Tomar to resume talks with protesting farmers amid the coronavirus scare looming large.

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IFFCO To Sell Old Stock Of Non-Urea Fertiliser At Earlier Rates

Retail prices of non-urea fertilisers such as DAP, MoP and NPK are decontrolled and are determined by manufacturers, while the Centre gives them fixed subsidy each year.

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Agri-Tech Startups: Future Of Farming In India

The export of agricultural products constitutes 10% of the total exports from our country. The agricultural exports from our country reached USD 28.09 billion during the period from April 2017- January 2018 with the export of Basmati rice.

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Hike In Agri Credit Target To Rs 16.5 lakh Cr In FY'22 To Ease Cash Crunch Of Farmers: Tomar

In the Budget, Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman proposed 10 per cent hike in the agriculture credit target to Rs 16.5 lakh crore for the next fiscal from Rs 15 lakh crore in this financial year.

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Women In Agriculture: The Unacknowledged Gender

The most critical issue that needs to be addressed toward a gendered friendly policy is to minimise the gulf between ownership versus control of land by addressing patriarchal conventions and bottlenecks in legislations, to achieve economic equality in gender, as also guaranteed by the Indian Constitution, under Article 14.

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By 2023 We Are Planning To Have Zero Surplus Sugar By Diversion To Ethanol: Abinash Verma, DG, ISMA

The Indian Sugar Mill Association (ISMA) is trying to make a road map that every year we can reduce our surplus sugar by 20 lakh tons. And 2023 ISMA is planning to have zero surplus sugar by diversion to ethanol Abinash Verma, Director General of ISMA tells Urvi Shrivastav of BW Businessworld. Excerpts:

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