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Harvest of samba paddy begins in Tiruchi district

Harvesting of samba paddy has begun in a few parts of Tiruchi district and initial reports indicate that the yield would be good and normal.<p>While …

Agriculture

Potato portents

The crisis in the crop’s prices in two of the four years of the Modi government illustrate that farmers no longer matter to it.

India

Egypt thanks TS for exporting quality seed last year

A team from the Agriculture Ministry of Egypt arrived here on Sunday on a three-day visit to Telangana to study seed certification process in the …

Agriculture

Bamboo cultivation can boost farmer income, says Gadkari

Yavatmal, Jan 22 (PTI) Union minister Nitin Gadkari has said the government is working towards encouraging petrol, diesel and gas production from …

Central India

Budget 2018: India can bet on agriculture, but support sectors like warehousing, cold storage need equal attention - Firstpost

The agriculture sector is recognised as the backbone of the Indian economy and has always received special attention in the Finance Bill. And it …

Arun Jaitley

New technology to assess crop yields on trial basis

Telangana Government is planning to take the help of technology, perhaps for the first time in the country, in estimating crop loss for the purpose …

Agriculture

A farm-fresh carnival in Chennai

Within an hour of setting up his stock for sale, Udagamandalam -based farmer Prakash A has completely sold out three different vegetables. The …

Farming

Gujarat starts cow tourism project to popularise the animal

Those interested can now take a trip to cow shelters and grazing spots to see how the animal is reared and how products are made with cow urine and …

Farming

Solar-powered agriculture pays dividends

Even as the average farmer struggles to cope with the ever-increasing cost of inputs on the one hand and the un-remunerative price for their produce, …

Agriculture

Farmers demand tripartite meet on human-animal conflict

Farmers belonging to various associations have urged the district administration to convene a tripartite meeting involving Ministers to find a …

Agriculture

Centre to seek feedback on draft farm export policy

Union Minister for Commerce and Industry Suresh Prabhu said on Sunday that the draft of the agricultural export policy proposed by the government was …

Agriculture

‘Response to investment in food processing huge’

Andhra Pradesh Food Processing Society CEO Y.S. Prasad has said over 70% of the projects for which 462 MoUs were signed in the past three years for …

Agriculture

Farmers submit wish list to Chief Minister

Even as the BJP has argued that the Chief Minister Siddaramaiah cannot present a full budget for 2018-19 in view of the polls during April/May, the …

India

A helpline for farmers

Speaking at a meeting organised to commemorate Kisan Call Centre at National Institute of Agricultural Extension Management (MANAGE) completing 15 …

India

State to get Centre for Excellence in Agriculture

To consolidate the position of Bengaluru as the startup capital of the country, Minister for IT, BT and Tourism Priyank Kharge announced setting up …

Agribusiness

Urban farming catching up with techies

Away from the humdrum of a monotonous life in front of laptops for nine hours a day, the IT professionals working in Hi-Tech city here have found a …

Farming

Farmers unable to reap benefits of rise in vanilla prices

The price of vanilla has more than doubled in the past 20 months, but Indian farmers have not been able to reap much benefits from this.<p>The price of …

Agriculture

Haryana govt to purchase maize on MSP: CM

Karnal, Jan 20 (PTI) Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar today said that after restarting the process for the purchase of bajra and sunflower …

India

State to certify OECD scheme seed

The Ministry of Agriculture and Farmers' Welfare has revised the designated (nodal) agency wise area of jurisdiction for the implementation of seed …

Agriculture

Potential of food processing sector waiting to be tapped in State

The A.P. Chambers of Commerce and Industry Federation (APCCIF) will offer wholehearted support to entrepreneurs from the State for signing MoUs at …

Telugu Desam Party

Banks to take 3 months to print input aid cheques for farmers

The distribution of input assistance of ₹4,000 per acre to farmers, first of its kind scheme in the country, is going to be a mind boggling exercise …

Agriculture

Release water in Cauvery to save standing crops: farmers

Farmers organisations are pleading with the State Government to urge Karnataka to release at least 15 tmc ft of water from its reservoirs to save the …

Agriculture

Sugarcane farmers demand early settlement of dues

A few cane growers questioned the delay in payment of dues for the sugarcane supplied to the mills during the farmers’ grievance day meeting held on …

Agriculture

Insurance must for rabi crops

Farmers across the State can look forward to relief assistance for crop loss due to natural calamities, pest attack, and disease outbreak in the …

Agriculture

Farmers don’t seek free power, but uninterrupted power, says Venkaiah

Vice-President M. Venkaiah Naidu on Friday said farmers of the country were not looking for free power but supply of uninterrupted power for …

Agriculture

Centre to declare 2018 as ‘national year of millets’

Nutrient-rich millets have got a boost with the Union government deciding to declare 2018 as the ‘national year of millets’. This decision has been …

Agriculture

Towards solar-powered agriculture

In the past few years, solar pumps have consistently piqued the interest of various bureaucrats and politicians. The Prime Minister spoke about solar …

Agriculture

Path to prosperity Bhavantar

Price deficiency payments are the way forward, as MP and Karnataka have shown.

Agriculture

Indian Food Market Expected To Cross USD 540 Billion By 2020- Suresh Prabhu, Union Minister For Commerce & Industry

The government of India is pressing hard to make alternative ways for a strong industry for the food & beverage sector. In a recent event, Union …

India