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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

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
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