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Congress to submit two crore signatures to President against farm laws, seek his intervention

Congress to submit two crore signatures to President against farm laws, seek his intervention

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Virtual buyer-seller meet held to boost India-Thailand agri-food trade

Virtual buyer-seller meet held to boost India-Thailand agri-food trade

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Piyush Goyal assures Bangladesh of India's cooperation in ensuring barrier-free trade

Piyush Goyal assures Bangladesh of India's cooperation in ensuring barrier-free trade

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Zero Budget Natural Farming: A robust policy that needs work

The importance given to this form of agriculture has a strong rationale behind it.

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Agri, Pharma Exports Grows During COVID-19 Pandemic: Commerce Secy

India's exports dipped 8.74 per cent on a yearly basis in November to USD 23.52 billion on account of contraction in shipments of key sectors like petroleum, engineering, chemicals and gems and jewellery.

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Land Fragmentation: The Core Issue In Agriculture

Land fragmentation is an issue because it decreases agricultural productivity and diminishes the economic opportunities available.

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Need to Deregulate Indian Agriculture

More market-marked contracts and involvement of private companies are needed both in agriculture and agro-forestry.

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Minimum Support Price: What is it? Who benefits?

The prices are announced before every crop cycle, that is twice a year, during Rabi and Kharif crop season. Government guarantees an offtake price to the farmers on the harvest.

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Government ready to accept all good suggestions on farm laws: Nitin Gadkari

Government ready to accept all good suggestions on farm laws: Nitin Gadkari

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Agitating Farmers Begin Day-long Fast, To Intensify Protest Against Farm Laws

Farmer leader Baldev Singh said, "Representatives of farmer unions have started their hunger strike at Singhu Border."

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Farm Bills: All You Need To Know

There are reservations regarding each of these bills, in addition to insecurity around Minimum Support Price, the potential threat of a corporate takeover of Indian farming, hoarding, black marketing, and undermining the seed security. First of all, let us look at these bills one by one:

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Farmers Union Moves SC Against Farm Laws

BKU( Bharatiya Kisan Union) leader has moved to the SC for repealing of the farms law where six petitions are already filed against the three farm laws

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Indian Government Offers Concessions As Farmers Intensify Protests

Farmers have been demonstrating since late last month over reforms enacted in September that loosened rules around the sale, pricing and storage of farm produce, which had protected farmers from an unfettered free market for decades.

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Amit Shah's Talks With Farmer Leaders Fail, No Meeting With Govt Today

The farmer leaders say they will settle for nothing less than the scrapping of the new farm legislations.

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Protecting Soil Erosion Is The Way To Food-Secure Future

The data collated by the National Bureau of Soil Survey and Land Use Planning in 2004 illustrated that out of the reporting area with 264.5 million hectare used for agriculture, forestry, pasture and other biomass production, more than 145 million hectare is degraded.2 Soil helps in filtering the underground water underground.

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