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Normal monsoon can boost farm sector growth to 6%

agro bing hindubusinessline - Wed, 25/05/2016 - 00:05
This will be a significant fillip from the projected gross value addition of 1.1 per cent in the agriculture sector in 2015-16. A clearer picture of farm sector growth will be available on May 31, when the Central Statistics Office releases the fourth quarter growth estimates as well as the provisional annual estimates for 2015-16.
Categories: Agricultural

Bayer's Monsanto buy may sow seeds of trouble for Indian agri

agro bing hindubusinessline - Tue, 24/05/2016 - 01:39
agriculture | seeds (agriculture) | chemicals | pesticide | economy, business and finance | agriculture | Companies » Bayer CropScience Limited. Quotes; Snapshot; Company Background; Board of Directors; Balance Sheet; Profit & Loss; Quarterly Results; Financial Ratios; Share Holding Pattern; Score Board; MF Holdings; News; Companies » Monsanto India Limited. Quotes; Snapshot; Company Background; Board of Directors; Balance Sheet; Profit & Loss; Quarterly Results; Financial Ratios;
Categories: Agricultural

How e-NAM can promote the warehousing sector | Business Line

agro bing hindubusinessline - Fri, 13/05/2016 - 05:27
The recently launched e-NAM (National Agriculture Market) is targeted to be rolled out in 200 mandis across the nation on September 30, 2016. In recent years, the country has seen rising efforts by the government and private companies to unify agricultural markets.
Categories: Agricultural

Online trading platform for farm goods launched | Business Line

agro bing hindubusinessline - Fri, 15/04/2016 - 12:34
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday sowed the seeds for a farming revolution, with the launch of e-NAM, an online portal for trading in agriculture produce, which promises to liberate farmers from the clutches of middle-men and realise fair market value for their yields.
Categories: Agricultural

Planters feel relieved as Karnataka scraps agriculture income tax ...

agro bing hindubusinessline - Fri, 18/03/2016 - 21:49
In a relief to the beleaguered coffee, tea and rubber growers in Karnataka, the State government has proposed to abolish the agriculture income tax with effect from April 1, 2016.
Categories: Agricultural

Vice President wants `Grow in India’ for agriculture | Business Line

agro bing hindubusinessline - Sat, 05/03/2016 - 18:30
The Vice President, M Hamid Ansari wants a “Grow in India” programme to transform the socio-economic fabric of the agricultural sector. Delivering the keynote address at the National Seminar on ‘Public Investment and Subsidies on Agricultural Inputs and the Upliftment of Agrarian Economy’, organized by the All India Kisan Sabha here on Saturday, Ansari said the government needs to take bold steps to translate the good intentions into action to tackle the deficiencies in farming.
Categories: Agricultural

Agriculture, weather | Business Line

agro bing hindubusinessline - Thu, 18/02/2016 - 06:17
News on Indian agriculture, weather, food processing, crops, agricultural policy, agriculture trade and industry
Categories: Agricultural
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