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Conservation agriculture key to better income, environment protection ...

agro bing hindubusinessline - Tue, 07/07/2020 - 20:06
Agriculture and climate vulnerability. This is also important because agriculture in the subcontinent is known as a global “hotspot” for climate vulnerability. Studies in the past have shown ...
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Agriculture in the time of Covid-19 - The Hindu BusinessLine

agro bing hindubusinessline - Tue, 07/07/2020 - 16:38
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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ICAR assessing impact of Covid-19 lockdown on agriculture, allied ...

agro bing hindubusinessline - Tue, 07/07/2020 - 14:37
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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Agri Business News - The Hindu BusinessLine

agro bing hindubusinessline - Mon, 06/07/2020 - 17:08
Looking at food and agriculture through an entrepreneurial lens. ThinkAg brings together various players in the food, agri value chain to improve productivity . Bombay Play raises ₹11 crore in ...
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India's food security discussed at WTO amidst Covid-19 pandemic - The ...

agro bing hindubusinessline - Mon, 06/07/2020 - 16:11
Looking at food and agriculture through an entrepreneurial lens. ThinkAg brings together various players in the food, agri value chain to improve productivity . Bombay Play raises ₹11 crore in ...
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Issues in power subsidy and farm distress - The Hindu BusinessLine

agro bing hindubusinessline - Sun, 05/07/2020 - 19:33
While agriculture remains the category with the highest quantum of subsidy, subsidy to other categories like domestic and even industrial users has been increasing. Often, subsidy release from ...
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How many farmers are there in India? Government has no clue - The Hindu ...

agro bing hindubusinessline - Sun, 05/07/2020 - 03:26
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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Solar irrigation can transform rural India - The Hindu BusinessLine

agro bing hindubusinessline - Fri, 03/07/2020 - 04:40
Political economy in a bind: More than 80 per cent of freshwater is used by agriculture, and more than 60 per cent of India’s irrigated agriculture is via groundwater. “Unmetered” and ...
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Covid-19: Farmers turn to illegal money-lenders for support - The Hindu ...

agro bing hindubusinessline - Fri, 03/07/2020 - 02:38
The agriculture cycle has collapsed and farmers are in distress,” he said adding that private credit providers exploit farmers in all possible ways. During 2019-20 up to December, crop loan of ...
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Third tranche of ‘Aatmanirbhar Bharat Abhiyan’: Agriculture sector gets ...

agro bing hindubusinessline - Fri, 03/07/2020 - 02:03
To ensure ‘Atma Nirbhartha’ (self-reliance) at the grass-root level, the Government on Friday came out with a comprehensive package for agriculture sector including barrier-free inter trade of ...
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How many farmers are there in India? Government has no clue - The Hindu ...

agro bing hindubusinessline - Thu, 02/07/2020 - 09:42
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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Third tranche of ‘Aatmanirbhar Bharat Abhiyan’: Agriculture sector gets ...

agro bing hindubusinessline - Tue, 30/06/2020 - 22:23
NABARD will facilitate Rs 1 lakh crore finance for funding Agriculture Infrastructure Projects at farm-gate & aggregation points (Primary Agricultural Cooperative Societies, Farmers Producer ...
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Latest agriculture News, Photos, Latest News Headlines about ...

agro bing hindubusinessline - Tue, 30/06/2020 - 10:27
Latest agriculture News and Updates, Special Reports, Videos & Photos of agriculture on The Hindu BusinessLine. Articles on agriculture, Complete Coverage on agriculture
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Agriculture in the time of Covid-19 - The Hindu BusinessLine

agro bing hindubusinessline - Sun, 28/06/2020 - 15:37
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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Agri GDP growth falls: Doubling farmers’ income in next 3 years looks a ...

agro bing hindubusinessline - Sat, 27/06/2020 - 23:31
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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Impact on Agriculture - The Hindu BusinessLine

agro bing hindubusinessline - Sat, 27/06/2020 - 13:23
A farm relief or booster package for the farmers was expected in the Interim Budget 2019, given the focus of the Government on addressing the agrarian crisis. Living up to these expectations and walki
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We’re on track to doubling farmers’ income: Dalwai - The Hindu BusinessLine

agro bing hindubusinessline - Sat, 27/06/2020 - 02:38
The effort to link agriculture to the non-food sector was also key to improving the incomes of farmers. “We need to move from production-centricity to income-centricity,” he said. The focus is ...
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Union budget 2020: Dairy and animal husbandry sectors again in focus ...

agro bing hindubusinessline - Fri, 26/06/2020 - 17:20
CEO of Kanakdhara Agriculture Innovations, Jagadeesh Sunkad said that “strengthening of dairying and animal husbandry sector will increase cattle population, resulting in higher production of ...
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‘Agricultural work should be part of MGNREGA’ - The Hindu BusinessLine

agro bing hindubusinessline - Thu, 25/06/2020 - 02:05
Agriculture work should be made part of the MGNREGA. This will be a help not just for the migrant workers but for the farmers too. Governments may take a small percentage of share from farmers for ...
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APMCs are still vital for price discovery of farm produce - The Hindu ...

agro bing hindubusinessline - Tue, 23/06/2020 - 14:25
Prof Sukhpal Singh, Chairperson, Centre for Management in Agriculture, Indian Institute of Management, Ahmedabad, says price discovery will continue to take place from APMCs as farmers will still ...
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