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ISIL's latest economic weapon in Iraq Controlling wheat supplies

Aug 14, 2014

ISIL's latest economic weapon in Iraq Controlling wheat supplies

Fighters from the Islamic State have overrun large areas in five of Iraq's most fertile provinces, where the United Nations food agency says around 40 percent of its wheat is grown. #World #India #Wheat #NewsTracker #USA #Iraq #United States of America #Kurds #islamic-state #Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant #US withdrawal from Iraq #ISIL #ISIS #Caliphate #wheat production #Yazidis
Indian born scientist Sanjaya Rajaram winner of World Food Prize

Jun 19, 2014

Indian born scientist Sanjaya Rajaram winner of World Food Prize

More than 480 high-yielding wheat varieties bred by Rajaram have been released in 51 countries on six continents and have been widely adopted by small and large-scale farmers alike. #India #Wheat #NewsTracker #Sanjaya Rajaram #World Food Prize #Norman E Borlaug #CIMMYT
Congress, BJP try to make hay as farmers weep in MP

Mar 04, 2014

Congress, BJP try to make hay as farmers weep in MP

The Congress has also kept its focus over the professional examination board scam which the government is trying to push under the carpet. #Politics #Congress #BJP #Wheat #PoliticsDecoder #Madhya Pradesh #States #Shivraj Singh Chouhan #Lakshmikant Sharma
IAS officer Ashok Khemka says his colleagues are targeting him

Oct 22, 2013

IAS officer Ashok Khemka says his colleagues are targeting him

Not only the low sale of seeds, Khemka is also set to face trouble over the alleged purchase of weedicides for wheat crops at higher rates. #ThatsJustWrong #Sonia Gandhi #Congress #Haryana #Robert Vadra #States #Ashok Khemka #HSDC #SS Dhillon #Roshan Lal #Satpal Kaushik #Wheat seeds
Govt hikes minimum price for wheat by Rs 50 a quintal

Oct 17, 2013

Govt hikes minimum price for wheat by Rs 50 a quintal

The increase in wheat MSP is likely to lead to a rise in the government food subsidy bill in the next fiscal and may also put pressure on inflation. #Economy #India #Wheat #Agriculture #minimum support price #PolicyWatch #CCEA

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Govt hikes minimum price for wheat by Rs 50 a quintal

Sep 16, 2014

Open in Southold: Caci North Fork

Two dreams intersect at Caci North Fork, the Italian restaurant that opened last week in Southold. Although founders Anthony and Daniele Cacioppo had never run a restaurant, they had long dreamed of establishing one on the North Fork, where the Manha... #Long Island, NY #Manhasset, NY #North Fork, NY #Southold, NY
Govt hikes minimum price for wheat by Rs 50 a quintal

Sep 12, 2014

Hugh Fearnley-Whittingstall admits he was nearly put on statins because of fatty diet

The 49-year-old laid bare his unhealthy habits in an interview about his new cookbook Light and Easy – in which all 170 recipes are dairy and wheat free... #Long Island, NY #Manhasset, NY #North Fork, NY #Southold, NY
Govt hikes minimum price for wheat by Rs 50 a quintal

Sep 09, 2014

Farmers of North America has plan to buy wheat board

The privatization of the CWB (formerly known as the Canadian Wheat Board) is being fast-tracked from the government-imposed deadline of 2017, and one of the organizations vying for ownership of the CWB is Farmers of North America, a Saskatchewan-base... #Long Island, NY #Manhasset, NY #North Fork, NY #Southold, NY