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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

Aug 29, 2014

Rise in pests over next 30 years 'could cause vast potato and bread shortages - and force us to change our diet'

Researchers at the University of Exeter say the UK is particularly vulnerable after 'underestimating’ the risk that crop pests pose to crops including wheat and potatoes...
Govt hikes minimum price for wheat by Rs 50 a quintal

Aug 30, 2014

Rail agreement opens fresh markets for North Dakota crops

MINNEAPOLIS, Minn. - North Dakota wheat, soybeans, lentils and peas will soon gain greater access to international markets because of a new agreement to send the crops by rail to Washington state's Port of Vancouver, which caters to Pacific Rim natio... #North Dakota #Washington
Govt hikes minimum price for wheat by Rs 50 a quintal

Aug 18, 2014

Sacramento airport sees financial picture strengthen

A recent increase in passengers, combined with aggressive expense-cutting efforts, has airport head John Wheat saying he's "cautiously optimistic" the facility is starting to emerge from the financial hole it has been in since the county borrowed $1 ... #North Dakota #Washington