Cotton output may grow 3.76% to 345 lakh bales in 2016-17

Mumbai, Aug 18 The cotton production is likely to increase by 3.76 per cent to 345 lakh bales in 2016-17 as compared to the last year, mainly due to better yield, a top central government official...

Aug 18, 2017 7:56 PM | Newsscroll

HP agri-univ students qualify for SRF, JRF

Dharamshala, Aug 8 More than 90 students of the Palampur-based Himachal Pradesh Agricultural University have qualified for the JRF and the SRF, a varsity official said today.Besides, a PhD student...

Aug 08, 2017 5:24 PM | Newsscroll

'Tomato prices likely to decline in next 15 days'

New Delhi, Jul 30 Tomato prices, which have skyrocketed up to Rs 100/kg, are more likely to decline over the next fortnight as supplies from southern and other growing states are expected to...

Jul 30, 2017 11:14 AM | Newsscroll

Jute project to scrutinise production estimates

Kolkata, July 23 West Bengal government has engaged a central agency - Indian Agricultural Statistics Research Institute (IASRI) for a project on causes of divergence in estimates of jute production...

Jul 23, 2017 10:06 AM | Newsscroll

ICAR procures Rs 3 cr worth items via GeM

New Delhi, Jul 17 The government's agri-research body ICAR today said it has procured products worth Rs 3 crore using the Government e-Marketplace (GeM).All government bodies/institutions have been...

Jul 17, 2017 8:13 PM | Newsscroll

CMFRI study gives nod for trade in sharks

Kochi, Jul 16 Some varieties of sharks, feared to be facing a high risk of extinction, do not suffer such threat from fishery in Indian waters and international trade of these species and their...

Jul 16, 2017 5:14 PM | Newsscroll

India will become self sufficient in pulses, oilseeds: AgriMin

New Delhi, Jul 16 Agriculture Minister Radha Mohan Singh today exuded confidence that India will become self- sufficient in pulses and oilseeds production in the coming years with the government...

Jul 16, 2017 4:15 PM | Newsscroll

CMFRI study gives nod for trade in sharks

  Kochi, Jul 16 Some varieties of sharks, considered to be facing a high risk of extinction, do not suffer such threat from fishery in Indian waters and international trade of these species and...

Jul 16, 2017 2:42 PM | Newsscroll

Tomato prices still ruling high at Rs 60-75 per kg

New Delhi, Jul 10 Tomato prices are ruling in the range of Rs 60-75 per kg in most retail markets in the country as rains have damaged the crop in major producing states such as Karnataka, Uttar...

Jul 10, 2017 2:17 PM | Newsscroll

Agri can play important role in alleviating poverty: WB Guv

Kolkata, Jun 15 West Bengal Governor Keshari Nath Tripathi today said the country has witnessed enormous growth in agriculture which can play a significant role in alleviating poverty."As per the...

Jun 15, 2017 4:18 PM | Newsscroll