Jun 01, 2021 07:07 PM IST
In a positive sign for the farming community, June to September rainfall over the monsoon core zone, which includes the rainfed agriculture regions in the country, are most likely to get above the normal rate of rain at around 106 percent of Long-Period-Average
- Jun 01, 2021 07:49 AM IST
The chief minister said that the state has opened around 1200 relief camps in which 2 lakh odd people have taken shelter following the cyclone which made landfall in neighbouring Odisha on May 26.
- Jun 26, 2020 06:42 PM IST
"This will help us in fast verification of the damage and, in turn, ensure timely submission of data to Agriculture Insurance Company of India Limited," state Agricultural Minister Ashis Banerjee told PTI.
- Jun 15, 2020 07:20 PM IST
Does this mean the agriculture sector has escaped the impact of the COVID-19 outbreak so far? Monycontrol’s Sakshi Batra explains.
- May 27, 2020 03:07 PM IST
Several locust waves are expected from now until early July due to spring breeding in southern Iran and southwest Pakistan.
- Feb 17, 2020 01:45 PM IST
The study, conducted by the National Productivity Council (NPC) in 76 districts of 19 states - covering 170 soil testing labs and 1,700 farmers, has been released on the completion of five year of the government scheme.
- Oct 28, 2019 01:45 PM IST
While the district, located in the perennially parched Marathwada region, got deficient downpour during this year's rainy season, it received excess post monsoon showers in the last one week, a government official said.
- Nov 29, 2018 06:04 PM IST
Here's a roundup of key updates in commodities market
- Oct 22, 2018 06:58 PM IST
Here's a roundup of the key happenings in the commodities market, with a deep dive into some of the most active counters
- Oct 03, 2018 01:40 PM IST
The government announces minimum support prices (MSPs) for most crops yearly to set a benchmark, although state agencies usually buy limited quantities of staples such as rice and wheat at those prices due to a lack of storage and funds. Market prices for many crops typically run well below MSPs.
- Mar 20, 2018 03:22 PM IST
The reduction in planting area could cut into export supply from India and further bolster global cotton prices, which earlier this month hit their highest since June 2014.
- Sep 12, 2017 12:17 PM IST
According to the Japanese financial services major, the land area sown has fallen across all other crops: rice, pulses, coarse cereals, oilseeds and jute. "Overall, with less than three weeks left in the monsoon season (June-September), the current crop sowing progress suggests growth in food grain production will be much lower this year," Nomura said.
- May 17, 2017 11:42 AM IST
Wheat inventories at ports have climbed to a record high of about 1.8 million tonnes, mainly cargoes shipped from Australia and the Black Sea region, trade and industry sources said.
- Feb 27, 2017 01:33 PM IST
Watch Manisha Gupta of CNBC-TV18 speaking about the current price trends in spices and crops and also focuses on weather updates.
- Dec 30, 2016 04:02 PM IST
The deadline to take insurance policy for both loanee and non-loanee farmers from banks for rabi crops under the Pradhan Mantri Fasal Bima Yojana (PMFBY) expires tomorrow.
- Dec 10, 2016 03:08 PM IST
Sugar mills in the district have purchased cane crops worth Rs 429.46 crore and released Rs 186.23 crore to the farmers during the current season, a top official said.
- Nov 25, 2016 06:00 PM IST
Agriculture Minister Krishna Byre Gowda said the crops included food grains, which was raised in about 51.43 lakh hectares. Of this crops in 27.08 lakh hectares had been affected due to shortfall of rains.
- Oct 14, 2016 02:54 PM IST
Addressing on the occasion of World Egg Day, Singh said the government is promoting poultry activities under various schemes and giving financial assistance to families below poverty line (BPL).
- Jun 25, 2016 01:17 PM IST
Monsoon rains are the lifeblood of India's agriculture-dependent economy and a week's delay in their onset this year has caused the planting of summer-sown crops such as cotton, rice, soybean and sugar cane to drop by nearly 24 percent.
- Jun 01, 2016 07:50 AM IST
The statement issued by The International Crops Research Institute for Semi-Arid Tropics (Icrisat) said the pact includes setting up of an incubation hub for agriculture.
- Apr 07, 2016 01:18 PM IST
"Is drought in our hands? It will rain when god wishes. If it rains it is good, otherwise we will do what we have to. The state recommends compensation and we release funds, it is a continuous process," said Naidu.
- Mar 11, 2016 07:36 AM IST
Farmers here staged a protest in collectorate area and demanded compensation from the state government for their crops damaged by untimely rains and hailstorms "90 to 95 percent of crops were damaged by rain and massive hailstorm on March 7.
- Mar 10, 2016 03:28 PM IST
The revenue insurance scheme for plantation crops, an official said, will be launched once the operational parameters are finalised by the government.
- Feb 16, 2016 08:59 AM IST
The Asian country of 1.2 billion people does not allow cultivation of any genetically modified food, and has rules that are supposed to ensure that imports contain no trace of GMOs.
- Jan 06, 2016 09:37 PM IST
The ministry, in its cabinet note, has proposed an average premium of upto 2.5 percent for foodgrain and oilseeds crops and 5 percent for horticulture crops.