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Need to blend subsidy with investment to enhance agriculture sector growth: Arun Jaitley

Talking about the growth, Jaitley said India has grown at reasonable pace in the last quarter century.

published on : 18th September 2018

Nedumangad block panchayat takes organic route

Christened ‘Vallam Nira,’ the project is aimed at making the families in the block panchayat limits self-sufficient in vegetable farming and floriculture.

published on : 17th September 2018

Kerala Agriculture Minister Sunil Kumar attacks top bureaucrat

Sunil Kumar of the CPI told the media that Additional Chief Secretary P.H. Kurien should not speak at the expense of the state government.

published on : 8th September 2018

Angry onion farmers dump produce on road

Nearly 40 lorries and 300 tractors carrying onions have been arriving at the Kurnool Agriculture Market daily for the past 15 days. Onion is cultivated in 25,000 hectares in the district. 

published on : 7th September 2018

Fertiliser sector counts losses as floods erase subsidy trail 

As the fertile top soil has been washed away, experts feel the soil needs to be tested and sufficient quantities of organic manure, major and minor nutrients applied.

published on : 7th September 2018

Bumper harvest to blame for onion glut

Farmers from Bellary, Raichur, Siruguppa and other parts of Karnataka and Mahabubnagar in Telangana are also bringing their onion produce to Kurnool market hoping for a better price

published on : 4th September 2018

Rs 204-crore agriculture loss in district

The agriculture sector in the district incurred a loss of around Rs 204 crore in the recent floods.

published on : 4th September 2018

Unremunerative price drives onion farmer to suicide

He was offered Rs 750 per quintal of onions whereas the good quality of onions fetched a price of Rs 1,400 per quintal on that day.

published on : 2nd September 2018

Centre approves support price for green gram in Karnataka

The Union Ministry of Agriculture on Thursday approved Karnataka's appeal to implement Price Support Scheme (PSS) for procurement of green gram during the Kharif season 2018-19.

published on : 31st August 2018

Jain Irrigation Systems bags Rs 127 crore contract for irrigation development from Rwanda 

The project, which will be executed near Rusumo (Rwanda —Tanzania border), is financed by the EXIM Bank of India under the government's Line Of Credit (LOC) programme, it added.

published on : 29th August 2018

UN: China's African swine fever outbreak could cross borders

The FAO said in a news release today that outbreaks have been reported in four different Chinese provinces.

published on : 28th August 2018

Bihar government pushes agriculture loans to boost productivity

Loan camps were held in all the 534 blocks of the state earlier this month, but the farmers’ response remained less than encouraging, said officials.

published on : 26th August 2018

Kerala floods: Agriculture production badly hit; losses may cross Rs 1356 crore

The devastating floods that have left a trail of destruction will cripple the state’s agriculture production in a major way in the current year, especially rice.

published on : 25th August 2018

Weak farm growth could hit GDP, says SBI Research

Economic activity picked up in Q1; sales in segments like PV drove GVA, says SBI Research

published on : 23rd August 2018

Student accuses professors at Tamil Nadu Agriculture College of sexual harassment

Three faculty members, including a deputy girls’ hostel warden, have been accused of sexual harassment by a second-year student of the Tamil Nadu Agriculture College and Research Institute.

published on : 23rd August 2018
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