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Primary agri societies must look beyond lending biz: Pinarayi Vijayan ...

agro bing hindubusinessline - 5 hours 24 min ago
Primary agriculture credit societies must look beyond just lending and seek to set
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Agriculture export policy on cards, says Prabhu | Business Line

agro bing hindubusinessline - Sun, 21/01/2018 - 05:24
The Commerce Ministry is planning to come out with an agricultural export policy soon, according to Suresh Prabhu, Union Commerce Minister. Speaking at the inauguration of the new amenity building of the Central Arecanut and Cocoa Marketing and Processing Cooperative (Campco) Ltd at its chocolate
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FM should give more priority to agriculture, rural sectors in Budget ...

agro bing hindubusinessline - Fri, 19/01/2018 - 18:05
Finance Minister Arun Jaitley should give “more priority” to agriculture and rural
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‘Land reforms must to achieve economies of scale in agriculture ...

agro bing hindubusinessline - Fri, 19/01/2018 - 05:26
“Substantive reforms in land policy are required to achieve economies of scale in agriculture,” Vice-President M Venkaiah Naidu said. Addressing the 47th Founder’s Day of the Institute for Social and Economic Change (ISEC) in Bengaluru, Naidu said: “Absentee land lords in many States have
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Finance Minister must focus on promoting investment, technology ...

agro bing hindubusinessline - Thu, 18/01/2018 - 05:27
The agriculture sector is an important engine of the economy and it needs continued policy and investment support as almost half of the labour force is still supported by it, and only strong growth can dent rural poverty. With good monsoons holding the key to output and productivity, risks in the
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Agri Business, Agriculture, Farming, Agri Commodities, Weather, Monsoon ...

agro bing hindubusinessline - Wed, 17/01/2018 - 16:49
Latest news on agri business, agriculture, farming, agri commodities, monsoon, agri technology, agri research, agri companies, cultivation, rice, wheat, sugar, coffee, pulses, vegetable prices.
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GDP growth not justifiable unless benefits reach farmers: Jaitley ...

agro bing hindubusinessline - Sun, 14/01/2018 - 05:25
Ahead of the Budget, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley today said the agriculture sector is the top priority for the government because the country’s economic growth is not “justifiable and equitable” unless the benefits are “clear and evident” in the farm sector.
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Onion prices at Rs 50-60/kg in some markets, rates to ease soon, says ...

agro bing hindubusinessline - Thu, 11/01/2018 - 22:25
According to the Agriculture Ministry’s data, the country’s onion production is estimated to decline by 4.5 per cent to 21.4 million tonnes in the 2017-18 crop year due to lower acreage as against 22.4 million tonnes last year. Pattanayak said the prices of onion will get corrected with the increase in arrival of the crop in the coming days.
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Budget must focus on farm exports: Crop Care chief

agro bing hindubusinessline - Wed, 10/01/2018 - 05:23
The Crop Care Federation of India has urged the Centre to focus on increasing the country’s agriculture exports by facilitating and providing specific incentives rather than allocating funds to boost production. In the last four years, agriculture exports have fallen 18 per cent to $32 billion in
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Farmers not getting MSP, says Agriculture Minister

agro bing hindubusinessline - Fri, 05/01/2018 - 05:29
Farmers are not getting the mimimum support price (MSP) for their crops, and efforts are being made so that they get the right remuneration, Radha Mohan Singh, Agriculture Minister, said on Friday. During Question Hour in the Rajya Sabha, Singh said that from his experience he felt that farmers
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Agriculture market reforms are a must | Business Line

agro bing hindubusinessline - Mon, 01/01/2018 - 22:51
More than ever before, the country’s agricultural marketing sector is garnering attention and is the subject of an intense intellectual discourse.
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agro bing hindubusinessline - Mon, 01/01/2018 - 10:27
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Will 2018 yield a balanced farm policy, market reforms & rationalised ...

agro bing hindubusinessline - Thu, 28/12/2017 - 09:20
Public investment in agriculture is on the decline. This needs to be corrected as public investment crowds in private investment. There is need for public sector investment in irrigation, roads and bridges to set the base for accelerated private sector capital formation in agriculture. Alongside, there is a need to create an enabling environment through a well-thought-out PPP framework along the entire value chain.
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Agri NBFCs upbeat on warehouse receipts | Business Line

agro bing hindubusinessline - Mon, 25/12/2017 - 05:27
Bank lending to priority sector including agriculture may have witnessed a de-growth i
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Nabard estimates ₹11,921 crore credit potential for Dakshina Kannada ...

agro bing hindubusinessline - Wed, 20/12/2017 - 05:26
National Bank for Agriculture and Rural Development (Nabard) has estimated a credit potential of ₹11,921.85 crore for Dakshina Kannada district for 2018-19.
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Farm researchers urged to make use of ICAR’s digital resources ...

agro bing hindubusinessline - Fri, 15/12/2017 - 05:25
A training-cum-awareness workshop on Consortium of e-Resources in Agriculture (CeRA) c
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India on the verge of a looming soil crisis, say experts | Business Line

agro bing hindubusinessline - Sun, 10/12/2017 - 23:17
The declining response ratios due to excess spraying of fertilisers, which leads to wasteful expenditure on fertiliser subsidy, only leads to loss of key national resources Hyderabad, December 10: India is on the verge of a looming soil crisis which can potentially impact its agriculture in the near
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On the learning curve in farm business: Mitsubishi India chief

agro bing hindubusinessline - Wed, 06/12/2017 - 05:28
Says use of new technologies can help address manpower shortage in agriculture
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Agri experts call for income security, price support for farmers

agro bing hindubusinessline - Tue, 05/12/2017 - 23:30
Experts from the agriculture sector have sought measures to offset the impact of inflation on crops and income security for farmers and also debated the farm loan waiver at a pre-Budget meeting with Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Tuesday. This was the first such meeting and the Finance Minister
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How farmers from 6 Telangana villages beat the bollworm

agro bing hindubusinessline - Fri, 01/12/2017 - 23:35
Enabavi shunned using chemicals in agriculture over a decade ago. Farmers in the village follow organic methods, using biofertilisers and non-pesticide management techniques. “We don’t have the problem of pink bollworm. We have long stopped using chemical pesticides and practising organic farming methods,” says Ponnam Mallaiah, a farmer.
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