Skip to main content

Please note that this site in no longer active. You can browse through the contents.

agro bing hindubusinessline

Agriculture-related stocks still on fertile ground - Business Line

Sat, 20/01/2018 - 07:05
Shares of companies focusing on agriculture such as agrochemicals, pesticides and other special chemicals have been on the rise, ever since India Meteorological Department predicted good monsoon this year. Shares such as Meghmani Organics (pesticides and pigments), Monsanto India, Advanta and Bayer
Categories: Agricultural

Agriculture-related stocks still on fertile ground - Business Line

Sat, 20/01/2018 - 05:25
Shares of companies focusing on agriculture such as agrochemicals, pesticides and other special chemicals have been on the rise, ever since India Meteorological Department predicted good monsoon this year. Shares such as Meghmani Organics (pesticides and pigments), Monsanto India, Advanta and Bayer
Categories: Agricultural

FM should give more priority to agriculture, rural sectors in Budget ...

Fri, 19/01/2018 - 18:05
Finance Minister Arun Jaitley should give “more priority” to agriculture and rural
Categories: Agricultural

‘Land reforms must to achieve economies of scale in agriculture ...

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
Categories: Agricultural

Finance Minister must focus on promoting investment, technology ...

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
Categories: Agricultural

India should tax agriculture - Business Line

Mon, 15/01/2018 - 23:53
While the idea is reasonable, the issue is so political that it will automatically ring in negative points for the implementer
Categories: Agricultural

GDP growth not justifiable unless benefits reach farmers: Jaitley ...

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.
Categories: Agricultural

Agriculture: On the cusp of self-sufficiency - Business Line

Fri, 12/01/2018 - 03:11
Vagaries of climate and shrinking landholdings continue to be challenges. Congress's resolution on agriculture promises loan waiver for farmers Through a draft resolution on agriculture, employment and poverty alleviation presented at the ...
Categories: Agricultural

Agriculture: On the cusp of self-sufficiency - Business Line

Fri, 12/01/2018 - 03:11
Since Independence, India’s foodgrain production has registered an over a five-fold increase, to around 273 million tonnes in 2016-17. The country has largely attained self-sufficiency as it transformed itself from a status of ‘ship-to-mouth’ to an exporter over the past 70 years. Despite this
Categories: Agricultural

Agriculture: On the cusp of self-sufficiency - Business Line

Fri, 12/01/2018 - 03:11
Since Independence, India’s foodgrain production has registered an over a five-fold increase, to around 273 million tonnes in 2016-17. The country has largely attained self-sufficiency as it transformed itself from a status of ‘ship-to-mouth’ to an exporter over the past 70 years. Despite this
Categories: Agricultural

Agriculture: On the cusp of self-sufficiency - Business Line

Fri, 12/01/2018 - 03:11
Since Independence, India’s foodgrain production has registered an over a five-fold increase, to around 273 million tonnes in 2016-17. The country has largely attained self-sufficiency as it transformed itself from a status of ‘ship-to-mouth’ to an exporter over the past 70 years. Despite this
Categories: Agricultural

Onion prices at Rs 50-60/kg in some markets, rates to ease soon, says ...

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.
Categories: Agricultural

Budget must focus on farm exports: Crop Care chief

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
Categories: Agricultural

What can the Budget do for agriculture? - Business Line

Tue, 09/01/2018 - 19:57
Agriculture has always occupied the headlines as it is a sensitive sector. When specific crops fail or the monsoon is unfavourable, there is a tendency for farmers to be under pressure and this leads to issues like fall in income, indebtedness, suicides and loan waivers. When the crop is excessive
Categories: Agricultural

What can the Budget do for agriculture? - Business Line

Tue, 09/01/2018 - 19:57
Agriculture has always occupied the headlines as it is a sensitive sector. When specific crops fail or the monsoon is unfavourable, there is a tendency for farmers to be under pressure and this leads to issues like fall in income, indebtedness, suicides and loan waivers. When the crop is excessive
Categories: Agricultural

What can the Budget do for agriculture? - Business Line

Tue, 09/01/2018 - 19:57
Agriculture has always occupied the headlines as it is a sensitive sector. When specific crops fail or the monsoon is unfavourable, there is a tendency for farmers to be under pressure and this leads to issues like fall in income, indebtedness, suicides and loan waivers. When the crop is excessive
Categories: Agricultural

Farmers not getting MSP, says Agriculture Minister

Fri, 05/01/2018 - 22:39
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
Categories: Agricultural

Farmers not getting MSP, says Agriculture Minister

Fri, 05/01/2018 - 22:39
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
Categories: Agricultural

Farmers not getting MSP, says Agriculture Minister

Fri, 05/01/2018 - 22:39
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
Categories: Agricultural

Farmers not getting MSP, says Agriculture Minister

Fri, 05/01/2018 - 22:39
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
Categories: Agricultural