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Farm distress: Telangana’s food output drops as paddy area shrinks ...

agro bing hindubusinessline - Wed, 11/01/2017 - 21:17
While agriculture and its allied sectors had shown a decline of 1.1 per cent, the standalone agriculture sector declined by 13.3 per cent during the year. Farmers had to cut down on the paddy area due to non-availability of water. The paddy area fell by 3.69 lakh ha to 10.46 lakh ha. The area under maize too saw a decline to 5.73 lakh ha from the average 7 lakh ha.
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CMFRI lists climate change impact on fisheries to SAARC body | Business ...

agro bing hindubusinessline - Sat, 31/12/2016 - 00:16
The Central Marine Fisheries Research Institute (CMFRI) has submitted the Country Status Report (CSR) on the impact of climate change on the coastal fisheries and aquaculture sectors in India. The report was presented during a video conference convened by the SAARC Agriculture Centre (SAC) with
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Allowing wheat imports at zero duty is a well-informed decision

agro bing hindubusinessline - Wed, 28/12/2016 - 21:33
Critical comments from certain interest groups on the government’s recent decision to allow wheat import at nil duty is not just amusing but also seems to be removed from reality. Let’s get the facts clear. That the Agriculture Ministry’s production estimate of 93.5 million tonnes (mt) for
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‘Farm growth will exceed 5% despite currency crunch’ | Business Line

agro bing hindubusinessline - Mon, 19/12/2016 - 23:24
Despite the impact of demonetisation, growth in agriculture for the current year will be still above 5 per cent, Chand told BusinessLine in an interview. Excerpts: How do you assess the impact of demonetisation on farm sector? In case of bulk crops such as paddy, cotton, soyabean and maize among others, neither their arrivals in mandis nor their prices were affected.
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Wheat output may plunge as UP’s cashless farmers delay sowing ...

agro bing hindubusinessline - Sun, 18/12/2016 - 23:11
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Agri ministry clears market intervention for arecanut

agro bing hindubusinessline - Fri, 16/12/2016 - 22:38
The Union Agriculture and Farmers Welfare Ministry has sanctioned a market intervention scheme (MIS) for arecanut. A press release by the Central Arecanut and Cocoa Marketing and Processing Cooperative (Campco) Ltd said that the Ministry has sanctioned MIS for arecanut by fixing ₹251 a kg as the price for the white variety and ₹270 for the red variety in Karnataka.
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agriculture | Business Line

agro bing hindubusinessline - Thu, 08/12/2016 - 23:45
Search by companies and featured topics on Business Line Web site. Multimedia Today's Paper Topics ePaper WealthCheck. SEARCH. Follow. Home News Markets Companies Money & Banking Economy Info-tech Opinion Specials Portfolio Catalyst BLink. ... Over five lakh farmers had traded farm produce worth ₹3,841 crore through the electronic-National Agriculture Market (e-NAM) ...
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Use of 51 pesticides banned elsewhere allowed in India, Centre tells ...

agro bing hindubusinessline - Wed, 07/12/2016 - 23:03
The Centre told the Delhi High Court on Wednesday that it has decided to allow the continued use of 51 out of the 67 pesticides that have been banned world over, based on the recommendations of an expert panel. The Ministry of Agriculture submitted before a Bench of Chief Justice G Rohini and
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