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Monsoon blues | Business Line

agro bing hindubusinessline - Thu, 10/08/2017 - 21:46
It’s been a good year so far, but whether that lifts agriculture is the question
Categories: Agricultural

Water-smart practices needed to boost agriculture: WBCSD | Business Line

agro bing hindubusinessline - Wed, 09/08/2017 - 22:59
A kilo of rice that you consume today has often devoured at least 3,000 litres of water in the process of its growth from seed to a harvested crop. Staggering as that number is, it is how rice farming has been carried out for centuries. But with water availability coming down due to climate change
Categories: Agricultural

Farm sector gets ₹354.77-cr FDI in April-May | Business Line

agro bing hindubusinessline - Tue, 08/08/2017 - 05:28
India’s farm sector received foreign direct investment (FDI) worth ₹354.77 crore during April-May this year, Parliament was informed today. The data in this regard was placed before the Lok Sabha by Minister of State for Agriculture SS Ahluwalia. As per the data, the country had received total
Categories: Agricultural

India set for record kharif crop harvest | Business Line

agro bing hindubusinessline - Sun, 06/08/2017 - 05:23
Foodgrain output in the ongoing 2017-18 kharif season is likely to surpass last year’s record of 138.04 million tonnes due to higher acreage and a good monsoon for the second straight year, Agriculture Secretary Shobhana K Pattanayak said today. So far, more than 80 per cent of the sowing of
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