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Centre Ready To Talk To Protesting Farmers On Any Proposal Barring Repeal Of Laws: Agri Min

Centre Ready To Talk To Protesting Farmers On Any Proposal Barring Repeal Of Laws: Agri Min

The minister’s statement comes a day after BJP workers and anti-farm law protesters clashed in Ghazipur

01 July 2021
BJP Kisan Morcha Leaders Appeal To Villagers To Counter Farmer Protests

BJP Kisan Morcha Leaders Appeal To Villagers To Counter Farmer Protests

The Kisan Morcha has termed the exercise as an effort in spreading awareness and awakening people

27 June 2021

Farmers Gather At Delhi Borders, To Mark Seven Months Of Protests On June 26

On Saturday, the SKM will also commemorate the death anniversary of Sahajanand Saraswati, who started the Kisan Sabha movement in Bihar some nine decades ago.

Imports Of USA Blueberries Increased Despite Pandemic: USHBC

Imports Of USA Blueberries Increased Despite Pandemic: USHBC

Nutrients in blueberries are said to be essential to fighting not just common health issues but helping boost immunity too

27 June 2021

The Inspiring Story Of Assam's Nabanita Organic Farm

The farm is today a mini agri-hub: producing flowers, rice, pulses, oilseeds, fruits, vegetables; and includes aquaculture and poultry too

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16 June 2021
Need To Address Challenges To Agriculture, Mainly From Covid

Need To Address Challenges To Agriculture, Mainly From Covid

Union Agriculture Minister Narendra Singh Tomar pointed out that India performed well during the severe COVID-19 pandemic


16 June 2021
Resilient Livestock Key To Global Food Systems In Post-Pandemic World

Resilient Livestock Key To Global Food Systems In Post-Pandemic World

Feeding ten billion people by the year 2050 will be quite a challenge against the background of certain developments where agriculture-driven growth is at risk


06 June 2021
Second Covid Wave Will Have No Impact On Agriculture Sector: Niti Aayog

Second Covid Wave Will Have No Impact On Agriculture Sector: Niti Aayog

Since agriculture activity peaks in March and the second Covid wave hit rural India only in May, it will not have any impact on the agriculture sector, Niti...


04 June 2021
Amidst Covid-19 Wave, Tractor Sale In India Takes A Hit

Amidst Covid-19 Wave, Tractor Sale In India Takes A Hit

Figures compiled by Tractor Junction show 55,599 units sold in May 2021 against 60,441 in May 2020, registering a drop in tractor sales by 8%


05 June 2021
Climate Change Fans Spread Of Pests, Threats Plants And Crops: Study

Climate Change Fans Spread Of Pests, Threats Plants And Crops: Study

It is estimated that pests destroy up to 40 percent of global crops and cost $220 billion of losses.


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05 June 2021
Raise A Glass: It’s World Milk Day!

Raise A Glass: It’s World Milk Day!

India accounts for 22% of the global milk production of 906 million tonnes and produces more than 52% of the 379 million tonnes of milk produced in Asia.


25 May 2021
Food Hubs To Tackle Malnutrition

Food Hubs To Tackle Malnutrition

Food hubs can play a key role in tackling the scourge of hunger and malnutrition


25 May 2021
Farm Law Protests: Swabhimani Shetkari Sanghatana Proposes New Formula To Break The Impasse

Farm Law Protests: Swabhimani Shetkari Sanghatana Proposes New Formula To Break The Impasse

The farmer unions protesting against the NDA government’s three new agriculture laws have decided to observe ‘Black Flag Day’ across the country on...


25 May 2021
Subsidy Not The Solution For Fertiliser Price Hike: Farmer Unions

Subsidy Not The Solution For Fertiliser Price Hike: Farmer Unions

Indirect subsidy is neither in favour of farmer nor the country. This is only in favour of industry, claims farmer union leader


21 May 2021
Strengthening A Nutrition Sensitive Approach In Agriculture In India

Strengthening A Nutrition Sensitive Approach In Agriculture In India

The urban and rural population in India still faces nutrition linked health concerns due to a non-balanced diet. Let's take a look at how various...


18 May 2021
Bumper Harvest; Need Maximum Procurement On MSP

Bumper Harvest; Need Maximum Procurement On MSP

Farmers do not have much to cheer. Even a bumper crop does not take their income to the minimum required level. Prices below MSP is hurting them.


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15 May 2021
Agriculture Analytics Market Expected At $2.27 Bn By 2027: Study

Agriculture Analytics Market Expected At $2.27 Bn By 2027: Study

Asia-Pacific region is expected to see rapid growth, driven by rapidly developing economies, disposable incomes, infra development, govt initiatives


10 May 2021
Protestors Begin To Assemble At Delhi Borders On Farmer Leaders’ Call

Protestors Begin To Assemble At Delhi Borders On Farmer Leaders’ Call

Leaders of the joint platform of farmer unions are now mobilising supporters ahead of assembly elections scheduled next year


08 May 2021
International Food Prices Continue Rising In April

International Food Prices Continue Rising In April

FAO Food Price Index averaged 120.9 points in April, 1.7 percent higher than March and 30.8 percent higher than its level in the same month last year.


15 May 2021
Market Shifts Middle Ground

Market Shifts Middle Ground

Farmers in Punjab welcome direct payment for their produce bypassing commission agents. Their protest against the new farm laws is no deterrent.


04 May 2021
A Tribute To Dr Tajamul Haque

A Tribute To Dr Tajamul Haque

Though the global fraternity recognised him as an agriculture economist and land policy expert, his empathy with small farmers distinguished him from other...


03 May 2021
Vertical Farming Market To Reach USD 21.15 BN By 2028

Vertical Farming Market To Reach USD 21.15 BN By 2028

The market is likely to expand at a CAGR of 23.6% from 2021 to 2028, according to a new report


01 May 2021
FAO D-G Calls For Decisive Action Against AMR

FAO D-G Calls For Decisive Action Against AMR

AMR in animal pathogens is already affecting domesticated animals and as a result, impacts livestock production, which undermines food safety and security


28 April 2021
Fertiliser Cos To Supply 50 MT Medical Oxygen Per Day

Fertiliser Cos To Supply 50 MT Medical Oxygen Per Day

Fertiliser companies will reorient existing capacity of oxygen production and augment supply of medical grade oxygen.


27 April 2021
14,491 Ha In A&N Islands Conferred Organic Certification

14,491 Ha In A&N Islands Conferred Organic Certification

This is the first large contiguous territory to be conferred with organic certification under the Govt’s Large Area Certification scheme.


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