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Ryots resort to distress sale of green gram

Procurement centres in Naugaon, Tirtol and Erasama blocks in Jagatsinghpur district yet to be opened

published on : 23rd June 2018

Making agriculture sustainable, profitable top priority: Vice President M Venkaiah Naidu 

He was speaking at the concluding session of the two-day National Consultation on Agriculture at Vaikunth Mehta National Cooperative Institute of Management here.

published on : 23rd June 2018

Traders in MP mandis begin 3-day strike against central government's E-National Agriculture Market

The Union Agriculture Ministry's eNAM is a pan-India electronic trading portal which networks the existing APMC mandis to create a unified national market for agricultural commodities.

published on : 21st June 2018

With good rain, State sets 110 Lakh tonne foodgrain production target this year

Authorities of the Tamil Nadu Agriculture department have set a target of 110 lakh tonne food production for 2018-19 even as farming activities gather momentum with an excess summer spell.

published on : 19th June 2018

Rain fury: State’s losses pegged at I80 crore

The heavy rain and landslides the state witnessed this monsoon have led to a loss of `79.87 crore to the exchequer.

published on : 19th June 2018

Are farmers using Rythu Bandhu money to buy fridges and cookers?

Shrewd traders, who are aware that these farmers are suddenly flush with cash, are making house calls to market a variety of products -- ranging from electronic gadgets to daily consumer goods.

published on : 18th June 2018

Villagers fear PWD move will wipe out agriculture

The villagers fear the sand mining would deplete groundwater and hence snuff out the 250-odd agriculture dependent families.

published on : 18th June 2018

Goa Agriculture Minister Vijay Sardesai slams Congress for making an issue out of CM Manohar Parrikar's absence

He claimed the Congress was trying to use Parrikar's absence from Goa as an opportunity to revive itself, after failing to come to power in the coastal state following the Assembly elections last year

published on : 5th June 2018

Farmers protesting only to draw media attention: Union Agriculture Minister Radha Mohan Singh

The farmers have launched a 10-day agitation to press their demands, including loan waiver and right price for crops.

published on : 3rd June 2018

Seed shortage to hit kharif paddy output

Agriculture department falls far short of target in supplying quality seeds to the farmers for ensuing season.

published on : 1st June 2018

Maharastra agriculture minister Pandurang Fundkar dies of heart attack

Born in 1950, Fundkar was instrumental in spreading the message of BJP in Vidarbha and among the farming communities.

published on : 31st May 2018

‘Remarks on Deekshitulu taken out of context’, says Andhra Pradesh Agriculture Minister Somireddy Chandramohan Reddy

 Agriculture Minister Somireddy Chandramohan Reddy lashed out at ousted Tirumala temple chief priest AV Ramana Deekshitulu for his remarks against the TTD and the State government.

published on : 27th May 2018

Ghazipur flower traders’ bid to nip market revamp project in the bud 

Traders believe it would dent their business as shops will get distributed floor-wise in new building.

published on : 19th May 2018

Kerala Agriculture Minister to meet Union Minister for rubber cluster allocation

The draft agriculture policy of the Centre has failed to protect the state’s interests as only two clusters – for pineapple and ginger – have been allocated for Kerala, VS Sunilkumar said.

published on : 16th May 2018

Taxing farm income has always been under consideration of successive governments: Niti Aayog

Taxing the agriculture income has always been a politically sensitive issue and governments have refrained from doing so.

published on : 13th May 2018
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