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Congress ‘worst pest’ for agriculture sector: BJP - The Hindu BusinessLine

agro bing hindubusinessline - Fri, 18/09/2020 - 05:25
Congress is the worst ‘pest’ that has damaged Indian agriculture. Our soldiers and farmers make us proud and safe. Congress always makes cynical statements to lower the morale of the soldiers ...
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Agriculture reform bills will lead to increased profits for farmers: PM ...

agro bing hindubusinessline - Thu, 17/09/2020 - 05:26
The agriculture sector will benefit from modern technology, and our farmers will also be empowered,” the prime minister said in a series of tweets. Many forces are trying to mislead farmers, he ...
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Three tech institutions join hands to develop IoT-compatible sensors ...

agro bing hindubusinessline - Tue, 15/09/2020 - 05:28
The use of sensors in agriculture is not entirely new. These tiny products, placed under the soil, detect parameters such as moisture and temperature and help fine-tune inputs for higher produce ...
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Pesticide offtake edges up even as more farmers shun agrochemicals ...

agro bing hindubusinessline - Mon, 14/09/2020 - 14:19
Early Government decisions to exempt the sector from lockdown, good progress of the South-West monsoon, recent agriculture reforms, etc are the key factors behind this resilient growth,” he said ...
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Agriculture Infrastructure Fund: A novel scheme, but it needs clarity ...

agro bing hindubusinessline - Mon, 14/09/2020 - 03:06
On July 8, the Union Cabinet approved a new Central Sector Scheme — Agriculture Infrastructure Fund (AIF). Even though the headlines suggest that it is a ₹1-lakh crore scheme, the Centre’s ...
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Agri Ministry issues new guidelines for new Farmer Producer ...

agro bing hindubusinessline - Mon, 14/09/2020 - 00:50
As per the new guidelines issued by the Agriculture Ministry, the Farmer Producer Organisations (FPOs), which were formed under a recently-announced scheme, will be given a maximum of ₹18 lakh ...
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More players may enter contract farming - The Hindu BusinessLine

agro bing hindubusinessline - Sun, 13/09/2020 - 03:58
The Cabinet decision on contract farming will not only spur private investments in agriculture but also free up farmers from the clutches of APMCs and encourage them to produce quality produce ...
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How many farmers are there in India? Government has no clue - The Hindu ...

agro bing hindubusinessline - Sat, 12/09/2020 - 11:44
The Agriculture Census in India is conducted at five-year intervals. The latest one was done in 2015-16. So, this number cannot be used now. Migration of farmer families has to be accounted for ...
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Dutch horticulture consortium to show Indian farmers that agriculture ...

agro bing hindubusinessline - Sat, 12/09/2020 - 08:38
"We are here to show Indian farmers that enough money can be made from agriculture. The Netherlands is the second largest exporter in the world and we earn a lot of money by exporting food," said ...
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Agriculture in the time of Covid-19 - The Hindu BusinessLine

agro bing hindubusinessline - Sat, 12/09/2020 - 08:24
Our survival is dependant on agriculture and a good harvest depends on quality seeds delivered to farmers by the seed sector, both public and private. As we are in the midst the coronavirus crisis,
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Kerala Agricultural University begins marketing new processed cashew ...

agro bing hindubusinessline - Fri, 11/09/2020 - 17:29
Kerala Agriculture Minister VS Sunilkumar inaugurated a mobile exhibition unit and marketing of new processed products of cashew as part of strengthening the extension activities of the Kerala ...
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Agri Business News - The Hindu BusinessLine

agro bing hindubusinessline - Fri, 11/09/2020 - 16:03
The product ‘Safe and Fast Agriculture Loan’ is primarily focussed on organic cotton growers who don’t have any credit history. Sugar prices rule steady. Sugar prices ruled steady on Tuesday ...
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PM Kisan beneficiaries: FinMin notifies norms to share info about ...

agro bing hindubusinessline - Wed, 09/09/2020 - 19:12
It has allowed the Joint Secretary (Farmers Welfare) in the Department of Agriculture, Coooperation and Farmers Welfare in the Ministry of Agriculture and Farmers Welfare to get information ...
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Solarisation of agriculture through feeder separation - The Hindu ...

agro bing hindubusinessline - Tue, 08/09/2020 - 20:31
These agriculture reforms, often compared to the epochal industrial reforms of 1991, are expected to result in a boom in the farm sector in a few years, calling for more energy. Shantanu Dixit, an ...
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ICAR assessing impact of Covid-19 lockdown on agriculture, allied ...

agro bing hindubusinessline - Tue, 08/09/2020 - 13:22
The Indian Council of Agricultural Research (ICAR) is the apex body for coordinating, guiding, and managing research and education in agriculture in the entire country under the aegis of Ministry ...
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Nutrition-sensitive agriculture should be the new normal in Covid era ...

agro bing hindubusinessline - Mon, 07/09/2020 - 17:19
The concept of nutrition-sensitive agriculture offers key opportunities for achieving improved nutrition and health for the people. The major immunity boosting crops that form the components of ...
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Latest seeds (agriculture) News, Photos, Latest News Headlines about ...

agro bing hindubusinessline - Wed, 02/09/2020 - 04:11
Latest seeds (agriculture) News and Updates, Special Reports, Videos & Photos of seeds (agriculture) on The Hindu BusinessLine. Articles on seeds (agriculture), Complete Coverage on seeds ...
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Agri GDP growth falls: Doubling farmers’ income in next 3 years looks a ...

agro bing hindubusinessline - Tue, 01/09/2020 - 22:20
Agri GDP growth has been sliding since the beginning of 2018-19. Against the 5 per cent growth reported in 2017-18, the year 2018-19 ended with a growth of 2.75 per cent.
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Desert locusts, fall army worm invade crops in north, central, western ...

agro bing hindubusinessline - Mon, 31/08/2020 - 07:05
Agriculture has emerged as the bright spot in a gloomy economy Farmers in key maize producing belt of Karnataka’s Chitradurga and Davangere said that no large-scale infestation has been reported ...
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Positive trends are imminent in the Indian agricultural sector - The ...

agro bing hindubusinessline - Sun, 30/08/2020 - 14:59
The remit of this article is to focus on big picture — trends in Indian agriculture and the direction required to realise the potential of our farmers and farming. The Covid pandemic brought ...
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