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Agriculture works gain Momentum

The district has received rainfall of 178.04 mm between July 1 and July 18 while normal rainfall in the current month is 429.5 mm.

published on : 19th July 2018

Government hikes sugarcane price by Rs 20/quintal to Rs 275

The FRP, which is the minimum price that sugar mills have to pay to sugarcane farmers, is Rs 255 per quintal for the 2017-18 season.

published on : 18th July 2018

Fierce heatwave hits Japan flood recovery; temperature soars at 35 degrees Celsius

The country's meteorological agency has warned that the heat is "more severe" than normal, with temperatures in Okayama hitting a high of 36.8C today, compared to an average high of 31C in the city.

published on : 16th July 2018

Consumer state Kerala to see a spurt in food prices

The recent hike in minimum support prices (MSP) for agriculture commodities, including paddy, by the Centre is likely to trigger food inflation in Kerala.

published on : 16th July 2018

Kerala Government eyes paddy farming in 3 lakh hectares

The state government is planning to expand paddy farming to 3 lakh hectares within a year, said Agriculture Minister V S Sunil Kumar here on Thursday.

published on : 13th July 2018

Sugarcane growers at the receiving end of sugar glut in Karnataka

Unable to cope with the crisis the agricultural sector in the state is going through, many sugarcane growers have taken “the extreme step”, but this hasn’t woken up the government from a stupor

published on : 12th July 2018

Politics of Paddy and MSP of Votes

Maharashtra, where the BJP faces a possible Congress and NCP coalition and the tantrums of seasonal friend Shiv Sena, is the largest producer of jowar.

published on : 8th July 2018

Agriculture Minister V S Sunil Kumar clarified backing out of the bar bribery case registered against Kerala Congress leader K M Mani

The court has rejected the findings of the VACB and directed it to hold a fresh investigation in the case, based on the objection raised by Sunilkumar and CPI leader P K Raju.

published on : 6th July 2018

Cotton cultivation delayed in Kalahandi owing to poor rainfall

Poor rainfall has delayed cotton cultivation in Kalahandi, one of the major cotton growing districts in the State.

published on : 5th July 2018

Govt relents, to amend agriculture varsity act

To put a blanket ban on private universities or private colleges from offering agricultural courses, the government has decided to bring in amendments to Section 7 of the Act.

published on : 3rd July 2018

GKVK students boycott exams, want Agriculture Universities Act to be amended

According to students, private universities that offer agriculture courses have not followed the state rules, nor the Indian Council for Agriculture Research rules.

published on : 26th June 2018

Odisha University of Agriculture and Technology to revamp course to meet industry need

With an aim to meet the industry requirement, the Odisha University of Agriculture and Technology (OUAT) will revamp its curriculum.

published on : 26th June 2018

Private bank staff siphon off farmer’s loan amount, held

Two staffers of an Axis Bank branch were on Saturday arrested for allegedly siphoning off more than `12 lakh from a farmer who availed an agriculture loan.

published on : 24th June 2018

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
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