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Centre announces Rs 1,500 cr for irrigation, checking prices

Jul 10, 2014

Centre announces Rs 1,500 cr for irrigation, checking prices

Noting that price volatility in the agriculture produce creates uncertainties and hardship for farmers, he said Rs 500 crore will be provided to set up a Price Stabilisation Fund. #Economy #ThisisNext #food inflation #Agriculture #Irrigation #Budget 2014 #Price Stabilisation Fund #Indian Agricultural Research Institute #Agri-Tech Infrastructure Fund
Budget 2014: Is it the beginning of de-Nehru-fication of government?

Jul 10, 2014

Budget 2014: Is it the beginning of de-Nehru-fication of government?

Arun Jaitley's budget looks set to start the process of the de-Nehru-fication of government schemes. Thus new schemes will be named after BJP and non-Congress icons - Sardar Patel, Madan Mohan Malaviya. #Economy #GDP #BJP #Narendra Modi #Agriculture #Arun Jaitley #farmer #Growth #Nehru #PSU #Budget2014 #vallabhai patel #madan mohan malviya
Budget 2014: Achche din aane wale hain, but terms and conditions apply

Jul 10, 2014

Budget 2014: Achche din aane wale hain, but terms and conditions apply

The promise is only that achche din aane wale hain. There has been no specific date attached to the statement. #Agriculture #Tax #Cigarettes #Liquor #Budget 2014
Robert Vadra shutting down six companies which never filed returns

Jul 08, 2014

Robert Vadra shutting down six companies which never filed returns

Businessman Robert Vadra, son-in-law of Congress president Sonia Gandhi, is closing down six companies which were set up just two years ago. #BreakingNow #India #Sonia Gandhi #Agriculture #DLF #Robert Vadra #Priyanka Gandhi #companies #Shut-down #agro-processing
Unshackling farmers: Why Modi's budget should carry forward UPA's policies

Jul 03, 2014

Unshackling farmers: Why Modi's budget should carry forward UPA's policies

Knowing the prime minister's proclivities, this government is likely to carry that momentum forward. The Budget should be a signal of that resolve. #Inflation #UPA #Narendra Modi #InMyOpinion #Agriculture #green revolution #Irrigation #analysis #Budget 2014

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US agri biz outshines S&P 500. Where do we stand?

Apr 26, 2011

US agri biz outshines S&P 500. Where do we stand?

Indian Agro companies are getting serious about technological innovation, the Department of Biotechnology is playing venture capitalist #Indian agriculture #BIRAP #Department of Biotechnology

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US agri biz outshines S&P 500. Where do we stand?

Jun 28, 2014

Despite High Unemployment, Portugal Looks Far Afield for Workers

A low minimum wage and relatively generous unemployment benefits make tough agricultural labor a hard sell, so companies import workers from as far away as Thailand... #Thailand #European Union #Portugal
US agri biz outshines S&P 500. Where do we stand?

Jun 27, 2014

U.S. Catfish Program Could Stymie Pacific Trade Agreement

Ten Asian and Pacific nations have complained that the Agriculture Department’s catfish inspection program, which was added to the 2008 farm bill, violates international law... #United States #Food and Drug Administration #Vietnam
US agri biz outshines S&P 500. Where do we stand?

Jul 07, 2014

In California Oil Field, Another Prized Fuel

Oil producers and farmers have competed for water during the state’s drought, but an oil field in the Central Valley is aiding agricultural irrigation... #United States #Food and Drug Administration #Vietnam