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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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India In Talks On Multi-year Fertiliser Import Deal With Russia

India is a top importer of urea and other soil nutrients needed to feed its huge agriculture sector, which employs about 60% of the country's workforce and accounts for 15% of $2.7 trillion economy.

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India Plans Over $40 Bn For Food, Fertiliser Subsidy For 2022-23

For the current fiscal year the finance ministry had budgeted Rs 835 billion for fertiliser subsidies, although the real allocation could rise to a record 1.5 trillion rupees.

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US Seeks WTO Litigation Against India On Wheat Subsidy

US Wheat Associates, which has been aggressively pushing for such a move by the administration, has welcomed the letters by members of the Congress and Senate.

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Stop Auction Of Agri Land Of Farmers Who Failed To Repay Loans: Ashok Gehlot

The chief minister also said that the state government has waived off the loans of cooperative banks, and urged the Centre to waive the loans of farmers by doing one-time settlement from commercial banks.

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Committee On MSP To Be Set Up 'Very Soon In Near Future': Agri Secy

Agriculture Secretary Sanjay Agrawal said on Monday that the committee will be formed soon

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After Farm Laws Repeal, Ex RBI Guv Says Timing Of Reforms Also Important

His remarks came days after the NDA Government repealed the three contentious agricultural laws following protests by farmers for over a year.

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Why Punjab’s Agro Climatic Zones Need Better Understanding For Future Cropping

The debate around agri zones is not really new. In the past several attempts have been made to delineate major agro-ecological regions in respect to soils, climate, physiographic and natural vegetation for macro-level planning on a more scientific basis.

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Farm Sector Reforms – Slow And Steady Can Win The Race

The farm bills might have been a precursor to government reducing its involvement in farming sector through cutting down on procurement and subsidies, leaving farmers to deal with market forces.

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