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Kharif Paddy Sowing Down 12.39% So Far: Govt data

Paddy sowing is lower by 12.39 per cent at 309.79 lakh hectares so far in the ongoing kharif season due to a lag in coverage, especially in Jharkhand and West Bengal, according to the agriculture ministry

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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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Inadequate Rain May Stint Kharif Crop Production In UP

As per data of India Meteorological Department (IMD), rainfall in Uttar Pradesh is 50 per cent less than the normal rainfall.

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Chhattisgarh Govt Being Tech Savvy, Using Drones For Spraying On Agricultural Field

The Complete Agriculture Drone Solution was launched on Thursday by Chattisgarh Chief Minister Bhupesh Bagel. The drones will be helpful in spraying on fields in 20 villages

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Govt Stops Releasing Sowing Data Of Paddy, Two Other Crops

Paddy is the main kharif (summer) crop and more than 80 per cent of the country's total rice production happens during this season

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Chattisgarh CM Bhupesh Baghel Launches Agriculture Drone Solution

Chhattisgarh government is working on the adoption of technological-driven farming, which has now opened the doors of opportunities for new possibilities in the field of agriculture development.

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Move Forward On Path Of Natural Farming; Take Advantage Of Global Opportunities: PM

"The basis of progress and speed of the country is the spirit of ‘Sabka Prayas’, which is leading this development journey of ours," he said

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Blockchain-Powered Traceability Crucial For Sustainable And Climate Resilient Food Production Practices

Co-founders of TraceX share their thoughts on how application of blockchain can remove the inefficiencies in supply chains across India and the world

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Kharif MSPs: No Tangible Implication

Soybean has got the highest hike at 9 per cent and this shows the centre's motive to incentivise farmers to shift to high-yield and high-value crops

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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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Naidu Stresses Need For Increasing Spending On Agricultural R&D

Naidu called for ‘every effort by the agricultural researchers, policy makers, entrepreneurs and scientists to make agriculture climate-resilient, profitable and sustainable for farmers and to ensure nutritional security

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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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Sikkim Seeks US Investments In Tourism, Agriculture, Livestock Products

The award was received by the state's Information and Public Relations Minister Lok Nath Sharma in New Delhi from Vice President M Venkaiah Naidu

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Agri Products Export Up By Over 25% In First 10 Months Of FY 2021-22: Govt In LS

India's export of agricultural products have touched USD 40.87 billion in the first 10 months of the current fiscal and it is 25.14 percent more than the financial year, Union Minister of State for Commerce Patel said in Lok Sabha

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