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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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Centre Convenes Meeting To Discuss Cap On Raw Jute Price: Sources

Union Textile Ministry has convened a meeting on Monday to discuss price capping of raw jute, where officials of the West Bengal Labour Department, Indian Jute Mills Association industry sources said

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India Plans Less Wheat, More Rice For Free Food Programme

The allocation of rice has been raised to 32.7 million tonnes from 21.6 million

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Wheat Export Boom Brings A Bonanza To Farmers, And Budget Relief

The boom times have come as Pawar and his peers harvest a record Indian wheat crop, giving growers a rare opportunity to sell the grain just as global prices hold near all-time highs.

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Fertiliser Subsidy May Go Up 55% In FY23: Govt Sources

According to the sources, Union Chemicals and Fertilisers Minister Mansukh Mandaviya is likely to visit many countries, including Saudi Arabia, Oman and Morocco, soon to secure imports on both short and long term basis

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India Sends Third Consignment Of Wheat To Afghanistan Via Pakistan

India had despatched 2,500 metric tonnes of wheat to Afghanistan through Pakistani on February 22 and it reached the Afghan city of Jalalabad on February 26

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