Agriculture & Farming

Farmers have demanded the Tamil Nadu Government procure turmeric from farmers at ₹12,000 a quintal immediately. Swathantira Raju, President, of a small and marginal farmers association, in a statement.
March 18, 2019, 2:08 p.m.
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High costs coupled with a stronger rupee have hit shipments.
March 14, 2019, 4:05 p.m.
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The price of the turmeric has touched ₹8,000 a quintal on Thursday.
March 14, 2019, 1:53 p.m.
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The Reserve Bank of India on Thursday said the government has approved implementation of the interest subvention scheme (ISS) with modifications for the years 2018-19 and 2019-20.
March 7, 2019, 4:58 p.m.
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Agriculture Minister Radha Mohan Singh on Wednesday kickstarted an initiative ‘Kisan Ki Mann Ki Baat’ to take suggestions from farmers to improve the farm sector in the next five years.
March 6, 2019, 1:59 p.m.
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Global palm oil production is expected to hit 74.9 million tonnes for 2018-2019, as prices of the commodity likely improve this year, leading palm industry analyst Thomas Mielke said on Monday.The for
March 4, 2019, 4:02 p.m.
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The last-minute spurt in rice planting in West Bengal, Assam and Karnataka has pushed the rice-sown area to a record 49 lakh hectares (lh) even as the current rabi season’s total sowing wound up to 6.
Feb. 25, 2019, 3:48 p.m.
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Despite a lively debate in recent weeks on whether food prices have now moved to being structurally low, analysts believe that this is only a transient phenomenon and food prices, on a sequential basis, have already begun to rise.
Feb. 24, 2019, 3:39 p.m.
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Exports of farm products in the April-December 2018 period declined by 3 per cent to $13.16 billion from $13.52 billion in the same period last year. However, in rupee terms, exports registered 4.2 percent.
Feb. 5, 2019, 3:54 p.m.
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The government plans to launch an index to rank states on the basis of ease of doing agri-business, Parliament was informed on Tuesday.
Feb. 5, 2019, 10:17 a.m.
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