Indian agriculture

From Plate to Plough: How sustainable are our agricultural exports?

High time that policymakers revisit the entire gamut of rice and sugar systems, from MSP/FRP to production and procurement, ensuring ‘more crop per drop’

However, our main concern with the surging rice and sugar exports is on the sustainability front.

Govt to link innovative agriculture technologies to farms to help farmers in North East region

Under this scheme, so far 146 Biotech-KISAN Hubs have been established covering all 15 agroclimatic zones and 110 aspirational districts in the country, it said.

The balance premium is split equally between the Centre and states. Many states have demanded their share of the premium subsidy be capped at 30%.

Normal monsoon to support economic recovery; will agri commodity price rally continue in coming days?

At a time when the Second Covid wave is spreading across the country, the good news is that both the IMD and private weather forecaster Skymet have predicted that India is likely to have a normal monsoon

Monsoon, Indian agriculture, Kharif, rabi

Covid-19: Daily cases fall, but meaningful rebound still some distance away

Outlook on indicators like farm-wages, exports, encouraging but services needs to recover, and signs of that are feeble still

Unfortunately, agriculture cannot pull the economy out of the trough.

खरीफ फसलों के लिए MSP का ऐलान, जानिए किसे मिली सबसे ज्यादा कीमत

देश में दलहन और तिलहन की पैदावार बढ़ाने के लिए सरकार ने दोनों के MSP में सबसे ज्यादा बढ़ो

Maharashtra govt will amend agri law to protect interest of farmers: Balasaheb Thorat

Thorat, a senior Congress leader, along with state Cooperation Minister Balasaheb Patil, Agriculture Minister Dada Bhuse and MoS Agriculture and Cooperation Vishwajeet Kadam met Pawar to discuss the draft law.

While the agriculture sector observed 12,368 registrations in FY21 compared to 6,107 in FY20, the services sector also fared well with the highest number of registrations at 83,079 in FY21 and witnessed a growth rate of 14 per cent,? the paper showed.

Mandi prices rule below their minimum support prices as rabi arrivals peak

While wheat prices may firm up once the official procurement begins in all the producing states, the government will have to implement a robust procurement system for other crops to support the prices fetched by farmers.

Taking Indian agriculture beyond MSP & APMC

There has to be a focus on developing secondary agriculture and unlocking the growth potential from India’s agri-tech spurt

The government’s procurement operations result in private procurement on or above the MSP for various notified crops, he added.

From plate to plough: Revitalising Indian agriculture

States must move from a production-centric approach to a value-chain approach with FPOs at its centre. Larger Govt investment in infrastructure Is essential, too

Budget 2021: A much-needed pill for ailing economy; new agri-infra cess to help modernise agriculture sector

Union Budget 2021: After being battered by the Covid-19 induced lockdowns and shutdowns, Union Budget 2021 was largely expected to reaffirm the Government’s commitment to the economy and signal an era of recovery.

Union Budget 2021

Agri financing, warehousing key requirements for Indian agri economy; these two sectors may benefit farmers

Agriculture inarguably is the mainstay of the Indian economy and the role of the agriculture sector in India’s economy cannot be understated.

Indian Agriculture, Agri financing, scientific warehousing

Union Budget 2021: Select sectors to drive earnings; buy these stocks ahead of Budget

Global investors are bullish on India, and with the intent to capitalize this opportunity govt could raise funds through overseas bonds.

Union Budget 2021, India VIX, Sensex, Nifty,

2020-21 rabi foodgrains output may surpass previous record: Agri Minister Tomar

In the 2019-20 crop year, the country's overall foodgrains production stood at a record 296.65 million tonne, as per the government's fourth advance estimate.

Budget 2021-22, Union Budget 2021

A lonely furrow: Why farmers need more than a rewriting of regulations

Farmers' protest has brought into sharper focus the fundamental flaws in handling of the Indian agriculture. Be it around the risks of mixing up of regulations with policy or attempting a one nation-one market solution.

Farmers Protest, MSP in India

कोरोना महामारी के बीच कृषि और फॉर्मा निर्यात बढ़ा, खराब प्रदर्शन वाले सेक्टर पर करना होगा फोकस

कॉमर्स सेक्रेटरी के मुताबिक भारत जल्द ही कोरोना से पहले की स्थिति में पहुंच जाएगा.

Commerce Secretary Anup Wadhawan said Agri and pharma exports grew during COVID-19 pandemic

कृषि कानून को लेकर बड़ा सर्वे, आधे से अधिक किसानों को नहीं पता क्यों कर रहे विरोध-समर्थन

कृषि को लेकर बनाए गए लिए तीन कृषि कानूनों का विरोध या समर्थन कर रहे आधे से अधिक किसानों

More than half farmers supporting or opposing farm laws have no information about them 

हालात सुधरने तक अर्थव्यवस्था की गाड़ी दौड़ाने का इंजन बन सकता है कृषि क्षेत्र: रिपोर्ट

इंडिया रेटिंग्स की रिपोर्ट में कहा गया कि अर्थव्यवस्था को पटरी पर लाने में रूरल डिमां

agri sector, agriculture, farm sector, indian economy, agri economy, economic development

Agri reforms implementation will be ‘1991 moment for agriculture and rural economy’

If implemented in letter and spirit, these agri reforms are going to be the ‘1991 moment for the agriculture and rural economy’

farm sector, agriculture, farmer, crops

Doubling farmers’ income: Are we already there yet? Farm income shoots up this much in ten years

In a move to boost innovation in agritech startups, investments worth USD 248 million has been received in H1 2019.

agritech, agri startup, doubling farmers income, farm income, farm growth

Sweet spot: Double cheer for sugar industry; new window opens for exports amid high production

More export opportunities to India at a time when the production is also expected to rise may help to cut India’s trade gap.

sugar, sugarcane industry, surplus production, exports of sugar, indonesia lifts restriction

RCEP: Experts warn of adverse impact on agriculture, dairy sector ahead of PM Modi’s Bangkok visit

RCEP: Farmers have called for a nationwide protest on November 4 when PM Modi will be meeting with the leaders of ASEAN and five other countries in Bangkok.

RCEP, India Asean, Asean plus six, Narendra Modi, Agriculture, New Zealand, Australia

Rural push: PM Modi to launch mega farmer welfare schemes from Mathura

PM Modi is expected to announce several programmes that are crucial for his target of doubling the farmer's income by 2022.

PM Modi, foot and mouth disease, farmer's welfare

Why a good monsoon may not bring good news for economy

Agriculture: A better than average monsoon may not help the government to tide over the economic slowdown.

Monsoon ,Rain, Agriculture,

IE Edit: Onion prices have crashed because government band-aid is a poor solution

There is enough evidence to show that excessive regulation has hurt not just agricultural productivity but also farmers and, eventually, consumers.

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