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Jan 22, 2018
Hyderabad-based scientists get a step closer to developing disease-resistant variety of maizeorghum Downy Mildew (SDM), which is a foliar disease caused by a fungus called Peronosclerosporasorghi, has been an issue of concern for maize farmers.
Oct 27, 2017
Indian wheat poised to enter Afghanistan: Why this is a milestone moment in the history of bilateral tiesIn the cyclical nature of Afghanistan-Pakistan relationship, the recent 'away tilt' creates more space for India to tap the new dynamic and expand its presence in Afghanistan.
Jul 15, 2017
Climate change to put India at high risk of flooding, decrease crop production by 8%: StudyA new report has warned and said Southern India may witness a decline in rice yields by five per cent in 2030s.
Jul 11, 2017
India to become largest milk producer in 2026: UN-OECD reportUN report said that over the first quarter of the 21st century, milk production in India will be nearly tripled
May 21, 2017
Uttar Pradesh has seen record production of pulses and oil seeds: Agriculture minister Surya Pratap ShahiUttar Pradesh Agriculture Minister Surya Pratap Shahi said that there has been a record production of pulses and oilseeds in the state, which is four times higher than the production of last year
May 05, 2017
Why does govt continue to procure rice and wheat in a big way but ignore nutritional crops?Were the government to agree to procurement of pulses, there is a good possibility that existing rice and wheat farmers might switch to growing pulses instead
May 04, 2017
Pulse prices crash: Why it's a case of misdirected focus by the policymakersIt seemed as if policymakers have been anxious to make the right moves without rocking the proverbial agricultural boat in North India
Apr 04, 2017
Yogi Adityanath keeps poll promise, waives off Rs 36,359 cr farm loan in first cabinet meeting as UP CMKey issues in the BJP's poll manifesto, especially farm loan waiver, electricity in rural areas, are likely to be taken up during the cabinet meeting.
Mar 28, 2017
Govt slaps 10% import duty on wheat, tur dal to protect farmers' interestOn 8 December, the government had reduced customs duty on wheat to zero from 10 percent to boost domestic availability and check retail prices. There has been nil duty on tur dal.
Jun 03, 2016
India's pulse problem: Why the illness needs a cure beyond price supportDespite the latest hike in MSP, there is a wide gap in what the farmers make by selling pulses in the open market and through the government procurement