Farmers try to lay seige to CM Bommai’s residence over cane advisory price

Several farmers on Monday staged an agitation demanding that the Union Government announce the State Advisory Price (SAP) for sugarcane.

published on : 12th July 2022

Study by Nizam’s Institute of Medical Sciences researchers links sugarcane ash to chronic kidney ailment

As per the findings, CKD is common among manual agricultural workers in hot regions.

published on : 20th June 2022

Karnataka crushes record 622 lakh tonnes of sugarcane

Sugar factories in Karnataka have crushed a record 622.26 lakh tonnes of sugarcane in the year 2021-22, 181.14 lakh tonnes more than last year.

published on : 10th June 2022

Over 17 lakh tonnes of sugarcane still lying in farms across Maha despite end of crushing season 

Out of the 10 districts in Maharashtra that have topped the list of excess sugarcane stock this year, seven are from the Marathwada region, the official said.

published on : 20th May 2022

Centre’s push for alternative fuels to help change Nizamabad’s fortunes?

Sources said the Centre has decided to blend as much as 30 per cent of ethanol in petrol by October in comparison to the 10 per cent allowed currently. 

published on : 6th May 2022

 Shortage of labourers hits sugarcane harvest in Dharmapuri

Many farmers said they have to delay cutting, which would reduce the quality of juice and fetch poor returns.

published on : 1st March 2022

Tapioca farmers in Dharmapuri worry over dipping price, urge govt to announce MSP

Thanks to the abundant North-East monsoon, which brought 468.5 mm of rainfall to the district, the yield of tapioca increased substantially. However, the price has dipped because of the supply glut.

published on : 3rd February 2022

Mills pay pending dues, Villupuram’s cane farmers to have a ‘sweet’ Pongal

After several protests staged by the farmers in Villupuram and at the Sugar Commission in Chennai, the private mills paid off the farmers in December, said officials.

published on : 13th January 2022

Low yield, demand cane farmers face a sour Pongal

Sugarcane farmers have little to celebrate this Pongal festival as they are facing a setback in selling their yield due to stunt growth and diminishing demand.

published on : 11th January 2022

Maximum price of PDS sugarcane to be Rs 33/piece

The State government on Tuesday issued guidelines for procuring sugarcane from farmers for free distribution to PDS cardholders for Pongal.

published on : 5th January 2022

Farmers of Tamil Nadu's Tiruchy worried as no sugarcane procurement yet for Pongal hamper

He also pointed to how last year the procurement price was Rs 22 per sugarcane and cooperative officials procuring nearly 25,000 pieces.

published on : 3rd January 2022

Mulling Directorate to increase farmers’ income: Karnataka CM Basavaraj Bommai

Bommai said successive governments have been focusing towards food production but have not focused on the economic development of farmers.

published on : 27th December 2021

‘Implement plan to revive sugar mills’

The BJP on Friday urged the State government to come to the rescue of the sugarcane farmers by reviving the sugarcane mills being run under the cooperative sector.

published on : 11th December 2021

Hike in sugarcane FRP inadequate compared to rise in petrol, diesel prices: BKU chief Naresh Tikait

He demanded that the hike in the fair and remunerative price of sugarcane should be on par with the rise in prices of petrol, diesel and other items.

published on : 26th August 2021

PM announces 150 per cent hike in MSP for kharif, higher FRP for sugarcane

PM assured Sugarcane farmers that within the next two weeks, the FRP for sugarcane for the sugar season of 2018-19, will also be announced, which will be higher than the 2017-18 price.

published on : 29th June 2018