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Govt Procures 3.65 Lakh Tonne Kharif Paddy At MSP In Last One Week

The government has fixed the MSP of paddy (common grade) at Rs 1,868 per quintal, while for A grade variety, it has been fixed at Rs 1,888 per quintal.

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Over 21.40 Lakh Farmers Enrolled Under PM-KMY: Tomar

The enrollment of eligible farmers under PM-KMY was started by Common Service Centres (CSC e-Governance Services India Ltd) from August 2019.

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If You're Concerned About Farmers, Allow LS To Function: Agri Min Tomar Tells Oppn

The government has been denying all opposition allegations in the matter. Both Houses of Parliament have transacted little business since the Monsoon session began on July 19 as opposition parties have forced adjournments with their protests.

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Farmers To Take Out Tractor Parade On Independence Day In Haryana's Jind

The parade, in which the national flag and kisan flag will be put up on farm vehicles, will start and culminate at the protest site at Khatkar toll plaza here

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Govt Yet To Recover Rs 2,992.75 Cr From Over 42 Lakh Ineligible Beneficiaries Under PM-KISAN: Tomar

The highest amount of Rs 554.01 crore has to be recovered from 8.35 lakh ineligible farmers in Assam, followed by Rs 437.9 crore from Punjab, Rs 357.9 crore from Maharashtra, Rs 340.56 crore from Tamil Nadu, and Rs 258.64 crore from Uttar Pradesh

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India's Summer Crop Planting Lags As Monsoon Rains Taper Off

Farmers sometimes begin planting summer-sown crops on June 1, when monsoon rains often attain India. Planting then continues till early August.

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Farmers Protest Against Fuel Price Hike, Demand Rates Be Halved

Farmers also observed horn baja diwas' during which they honked their vehicles for five minutes to draw the attention of the government, which, according to them, has not been listening to them despite their continued agitation for over seven months.

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Insurance Claims Worth Rs 11,418 Cr Disbursed To Farmers In 2.5 Yrs: Rajasthan Agri Minister

Kataria gave this information on the sidelines of an event here where he flagged off vehicles to promote crop insurance schemes.

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Farmers March: Delhi Police Ups Security At Border Points

The protesting farmers have demanded the withdrawal of the Centre's new farm laws and that a new law be made to guarantee minimum support price (MSP) for their crops.

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Farmers Burn Copies Of Farm Laws In Punjab, Haryana

Farmers carrying black flags raised slogans against the BJP-led central government for not scrapping the legislation which, they said, will "destroy" the farming community.

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“Finding Opportunity In Crisis”

Jayen Mehta reminds that his company, Gujarat Cooperative Milk Marketing Federation, has ‘marketing federation’ in the company name itself, a feat that several Fortune 500 companies cannot claim. If anything, this is a clear signal that all top leaders in this cooperative are “hard-nosed marketers, aiming to sell the product not only in India, but around the world”. Excerpts:

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Less Than 4% Indian Farmers Adopted Sustainable Agricultural Practices: Study

Organic farming has garnered the most policy attention among the eight sustainable agricultural practices receiving budgetary support under various central government programmes.

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Accessible, Affordable High Tech Storage For Farmers Is The Need Of The Hour

We have been celebrating the harvest festival – Makar Sankranti or Baisakhi since time immemorial but the true sense of the harvest festival will be realized when the farmers begin to celebrate.

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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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Seeding The Future Of India’s Agriculture

India is at an inflection point of ubiquitous computing, sensing and machine intelligence. It is humbling to imagine the different ways in which our farmers and entrepreneurs will leverage technology to grow food sustainably, improve productivity, and make our agriculture sector more self-reliant than ever before.

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