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Cotton, soyabean, paddy growers get ₹8,000 cr above MSP in Oct-Dec

agro bing hindubusinessline - Mon, 02/01/2023 - 13:07
Farmers who sold cotton, soyabean, paddy and jowar crops in the agricultural produce marketing committee (APMC) markets from October to December 2022, the key harvesting season, have earned an ...
Categories: Agricultural

In 2022, agriculture sector demonstrated resilience

agro bing hindubusinessline - Sun, 01/01/2023 - 12:10
The country’s agriculture exports crossed $50 billion this year, which was the highest ever. Furthermore, to ensure that the farmers benefit from exports, the government made special efforts to ...
Categories: Agricultural

Maharashtra asks crop insurance cos to take cognizance of farmers ...

agro bing hindubusinessline - Sat, 31/12/2022 - 16:22
The Union Ministry of Agriculture said the government is committed to providing comprehensive insurance coverage against crop loss on account of non-preventable natural risks under the Pradhan ...
Categories: Agricultural

Manali Petrochemicals buys UK-based specialty chemical manufacturer ...

agro bing hindubusinessline - Sat, 31/12/2022 - 14:20
Incorporated in 1985, Penn Globe Ltd’s defoaming solutions are predominantly used in the food and agriculture sectors. Currently, 60 per cent of Penn Globe customers are based in the UK while ...
Categories: Agricultural

Agri exports from India up 16% to $17 billion in Apr-Nov

agro bing hindubusinessline - Fri, 30/12/2022 - 22:28
Exports of major agriculture and processed products, promoted by Agricultural and Processed Food Products Export Development Authority (APEDA), have jumped by 15.68 per cent to $17.43 billion ...
Categories: Agricultural

Ch. Srinivasa Rao gets second term as NAARM Director

agro bing hindubusinessline - Fri, 30/12/2022 - 17:42
Ch Srinivasa Rao has got a second term as the Director of National Academy of Agricultural Research Management (NAARM). He was selected again by the Agricultural Scientists Recruitment Board (ASRB ...
Categories: Agricultural

Agriculture GVA growth likely at 3.9% in FY23: ICRA

agro bing hindubusinessline - Fri, 30/12/2022 - 00:31
The GVA of agriculture, forestry and fishing has grown by 4.5 per cent in H1 FY23, even as the first advance estimates for kharif crop production displayed a mixed y-o-y trend for FY23, the ICRA ...
Categories: Agricultural

Why India refused to sign the ‘Methane Pledge’

agro bing hindubusinessline - Sun, 25/12/2022 - 23:53
In contrast, agriculture in developed countries is dominated by industrial agriculture. In addition to impacting farmers’ income, this can impact agricultural production, especially that of paddy.
Categories: Agricultural

Explained: Why was the ban on agri-commodities trading extended?

agro bing hindubusinessline - Sun, 25/12/2022 - 09:34
S EBI has banned futures trading in seven agri commodities, including the derivatives of two produce. The banned commodities are non-basmati paddy, wheat, chana, mustard seed and its derivatives ...
Categories: Agricultural

India’s first private agri mandi set to come up with world-class ...

agro bing hindubusinessline - Sun, 25/12/2022 - 02:25
A 100-acre dedicated market space integrated with world-class infrastructure, services from banking to storage, processing, and packaging under one roof, options for offline and online trading ...
Categories: Agricultural

India’s wheat acreage exceeds normal area, record output likely

agro bing hindubusinessline - Fri, 23/12/2022 - 22:01
The area under wheat is 312.26 lh so far in the ongoing rabi sowing season, up by 3.2 per cent from 302.61 lh a year ago mainly due to higher acreage reported from Rajasthan, Gujarat and Uttar ...
Categories: Agricultural

Wadhwani AI receives $1 million Google.org grant to build AI solutions ...

agro bing hindubusinessline - Fri, 23/12/2022 - 19:45
“With roughly half of India’s population dependent on agriculture for their livelihood, this is a sector where technological advancements can lead to pervasive benefits. We’re therefore ...
Categories: Agricultural

ITC to scale up interventions in climate smart agriculture

agro bing hindubusinessline - Fri, 23/12/2022 - 15:13
The company has made sustainable development and climate action core pillars of its corporate strategy. Given the urgent need to build climate resilience in agriculture, ITC has embarked on a ...
Categories: Agricultural

EU denies discrimination on agriculture product imports

agro bing hindubusinessline - Thu, 22/12/2022 - 19:46
Reacting to EU response, Ganesan said the EU banned all uses of the insecticide imidacloprid and lowered MRL to 0.01 ppm (parts per million) on imported agriculture products and notified the WTO ...
Categories: Agricultural

New tech can create more jobs - The Hindu BusinessLine

agro bing hindubusinessline - Thu, 22/12/2022 - 05:27
In the case of agriculture , AI and IoT may help farmers improve yield and reduce information asymmetries, resulting in increase in their income. Similarly, application of ‘blockchain’ in the ...
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ICAR to study climate change impact on agriculture: Union Minister ...

agro bing hindubusinessline - Wed, 21/12/2022 - 11:05
Replying to a query in the Lok Sabha on Tuesday, he said ICAR has launched a flagship network project to study the impact of climate change on agriculture, including crops, livestock, horticulture ...
Categories: Agricultural

A game-changing year for agriculture - The Hindu BusinessLine

agro bing hindubusinessline - Tue, 20/12/2022 - 21:43
The year 2022 started off with protesting farmers going back to their respective States, after 15 months of gruelling and unrelenting agitation against the Farm Laws. It has been a game-changing ...
Categories: Agricultural

Just one ₹100 cr plus loan account sanctioned during 3 1/2 years turned ...

agro bing hindubusinessline - Tue, 20/12/2022 - 18:44
However, for agriculture and allied activities, gross NPA rose to 11.39 per cent at the end of FY 22 from 9.51 per cent. Wilful defaulters Replying to another question, Karad said, the Reserve ...
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Year-ender: Agriculture — 2022, a game-changing year

agro bing hindubusinessline - Tue, 20/12/2022 - 18:30
The year 2022 started off with protesting farmers going back to their respective States, after 15 months of gruelling and unrelenting agitation against the Farm Laws. It has been a game-changing ...
Categories: Agricultural

Farm sector stakeholders seek GST exemption on agri inputs, tax ...

agro bing hindubusinessline - Tue, 20/12/2022 - 09:40
Tax incentives to agriculture value-chain players, abolition of Goods and Services Tax (GST) on agri inputs, hike in PM-Kisan incentive and fixation of minimum import prices of agri commodities at ...
Categories: Agricultural
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