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It boils down to creating jobs | Business Line

agro bing hindubusinessline - Sun, 26/03/2017 - 05:23
Development is finally about enabling sustainable livelihoods. Rather than manufacturing or services, agriculture holds the key
Categories: Agricultural

Arid land yields a bounty of succulent fruits | Business Line

agro bing hindubusinessline - Fri, 24/03/2017 - 05:25
After the Bhuj earthquake, agriculture became the primary tool to help people rebuild their lives. Farmers in this region are progressive, and apart from the help got from the government, they scouted for techniques to improve their agriculture,” says Hanudha Gadhavi, Kutch field officer of the Gujarat Green Revolution Company (GGRC). Drip by drip.
Categories: Agricultural

Govt considering imposing import duty on wheat: Agriculture Secy ...

agro bing hindubusinessline - Wed, 22/03/2017 - 14:39
The government is considering imposing import duty on wheat in order to protect farmers amid projections of a record output this year, Agriculture Secretary Shobhana K. Pattanayak said today.
Categories: Agricultural

Crop cover: WRMS to reach out to 30 lakh farmers

agro bing hindubusinessline - Wed, 15/03/2017 - 05:29
He said that WRMS is primarily engaged in providing agriculture risk management solutions, including weather information and forecast services, agriculture decision-support system services, precision farming services and crop insurance products for farmers. Its objective is to provide security against climate change using data, technology and innovation.
Categories: Agricultural

Insurers deploy drones to check claims by farmers - The Hindu Business Line

agro bing hindubusinessline - Tue, 14/03/2017 - 22:27
Insurers deploy drones to check claims by farmers Rahul Wadke · print · Tweet. With fraudulent claims on the rise, drones give a clearer picture of ground reality. Mumbai, March ... Skymet has 15 fixed-wing drones and has been providing agriculture survey services to insurance companies and the governments of Maharashtra, Gujarat, Rajasthan and Madhya Pradesh.
Categories: Agricultural

Agri Ministry needs more funds for interest subvention: Parliament ...

agro bing hindubusinessline - Sun, 12/03/2017 - 23:12
Additional budgetary support needs to be given to the Agriculture Ministry to meet its requirements under the interest subvention scheme, as there is likely to be a shortfall of up to ₹26,000 crore due to the huge backlog of dues, the Standing Committee on Agriculture has said in its report.
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