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Insurance in fisheries sector under-utilised: CMFRI

agro bing hindubusinessline - Tue, 14/11/2017 - 16:39
Throwing light into the alarming situation prevailing in the country’s fisheries sector, a study by Central Marine Fisheries Research Institute (CMFRI) has revealed that insurance in this sector is under-utilised compared to other sub-sectors of agriculture. Fisheries sector has received little
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Quality woes ground turmeric | Business Line

agro bing hindubusinessline - Tue, 14/11/2017 - 05:26
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Insurance coverage under-utilised in fisheries sector: CMFRI study ...

agro bing hindubusinessline - Mon, 13/11/2017 - 05:27
Shedding light on the alarming situation prevailing in the country’s fisheries sector, a study by the Central Marine Fisheries Research Institute (CMFRI) reveals that insurance remains under-utilised in fisheries compared to other agriculture sub-sectors. The fisheries sector has received little
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Bill Gates to attend agri convention in Visakhapatnam

agro bing hindubusinessline - Thu, 09/11/2017 - 18:53
The Andhra Pradesh government, in association with the Confederation of Indian Industry (CII), is organising a major three-day agricultural hackathon here from November 15, to be inaugurated by Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu, according to B Rajasekhar, the Principal Secretary (Agriculture). He
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The farm world still a land of cash | Business Line

agro bing hindubusinessline - Tue, 07/11/2017 - 05:27
Scars on agriculture supply chain remain a pain point for commodity prices
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Karnataka trade fair on millets | Business Line

agro bing hindubusinessline - Mon, 06/11/2017 - 05:28
Karnataka Agriculture Minister Krishna Byre Gowda today unveiled the new website and logo of international trade fair, scheduled to be held at Palace Grounds here. (This article was published on November 6, 2017) Post Comment. Related. TOPICS. agriculture | cereals | Get more of your favourite news delivered to your inbox. SEND MY NEWS. Please enter your email. Thank You. Newsletter has been successfully subscribed.
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Kerala agri varsity installs ‘seed dispenser' | Business Line

agro bing hindubusinessline - Sun, 05/11/2017 - 11:13
A ‘seedy' joint that serves a fruitful purpose! This is what visitors make of a novel farm-friendly venture by the Kerala Agricultural University (KAU) at the College of Agriculture, Vellayani, near here.
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US nudges India to lower agriculture tariffs | Business Line

agro bing hindubusinessline - Fri, 03/11/2017 - 19:22
The US has nudged India to keep agricultural tariffs low even as it has sought greater access in the markets here for American almonds, cranberries, olives, pulses and lentils among others. “Each side needs to pursue free trade (in agriculture) as much as possible,” US Department of Agriculture
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Bought-leaf tea factoriesthreaten to stop production

agro bing hindubusinessline - Fri, 03/11/2017 - 05:25
India and US discussed the sharing of global best practices on agriculture-extension reforms, among other measures, to boost producti... ...
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Telangana Govt clears Vijaya Dairy capacity expansion | Business Line

agro bing hindubusinessline - Thu, 02/11/2017 - 05:26
Bought-leaf tea factoriesthreaten to stop production India, US discuss greater collaboration in agri business US nudges India to lower agriculture tariffs
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Maharashtra farmers launch agitation | Business Line

agro bing hindubusinessline - Wed, 01/11/2017 - 05:27
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'Merger of Tea Board with other commodity boards would help lift ...

agro bing hindubusinessline - Wed, 01/11/2017 - 05:27
The Agriculture Ministry is doing good for crops such as sugar cane, paddy and wheat. Maybe it will ensure that tea growers get fertilizers at the farm rate and not at the industrial rate,” he said. With talks of merger and reorganisation doing rounds, it would be a “grave mistake” to look at Tea Board as a “saviour” of the industry in future, he said.
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Farmers’ development scheme gets a three-year extension

agro bing hindubusinessline - Wed, 01/11/2017 - 05:27
In a bid to incentivise States to increase allocations for agriculture and allied sectors the, Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs on Wednesday approved the continuation of Rashtriya Krishi Vikas Yojana (RKVY) for three years — 2017-18 to 2019-20 —renaming it as Rashtriya Krishi Vikas Yojana
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Plastic bottles upcycled for urban farming purposes

agro bing hindubusinessline - Fri, 27/10/2017 - 06:01
In Yaoundé, a youth-oriented urban agriculture project is sprouting out of used plastic bottles
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Karnataka woos agri start-ups | Business Line

agro bing hindubusinessline - Tue, 24/10/2017 - 22:11
Karntaka has asked agriculture start-ups across the country to look at the State that
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Rabi MSP hike not enoughto cover costs, say farmers

agro bing hindubusinessline - Tue, 24/10/2017 - 05:29
“The Government has substantially increased MSP for rabi agricultural crops,” announced Agriculture Minister Radha Mohan Singh on Twitter. For gram or chana, the main rabi pulses crop, the hike in MSP was ₹400 per quintal at ₹4,400 or 10 per cent per cent over previous year. Similarly, for safflower the MSP increase is ₹400 at ₹4,100 per quintal or 10.8 per cent over last year.
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The viability crisis in Indian agriculture | Business Line

agro bing hindubusinessline - Mon, 23/10/2017 - 22:56
The dilution of government intervention in the form of minimum support prices, procurement and public distribution is undermining agricultural production in the country
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Kharif crops in good condition; not hit by rains: Pattanayak

agro bing hindubusinessline - Mon, 23/10/2017 - 13:23
The harvest-ready kharif crops of this year are in good condition and have not been affected by recent heavy rains in some parts of the country, Agriculture Secretary Shobhana K Pattanayak said today. The minor losses due to rains in the isolated pockets was factored in during the first projection
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agro bing hindubusinessline - Sat, 21/10/2017 - 19:09
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Niti Aayog working with states for agri market reforms

agro bing hindubusinessline - Fri, 13/10/2017 - 19:18
Even integration of mandis with the electronic National Agriculture Market (eNAM) is picking up. The Niti Aayog has also proposed scrapping of the Essential Commodities Act that is destabilising prices rather than keeping them stable, he added. “These are the first set of reforms which we are working with states to adopt as the world is moving ahead fast.
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