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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
Egypt's food security teeters with severe shortage of imported wheat

Jul 11, 2013

Egypt's food security teeters with severe shortage of imported wheat

Egypt has less than two months' supply of imported wheat left in its stocks, ousted President Mohamed Mursi's minister of supplies said, revealing a shortage more acute than previously disclosed. #Egypt #Wheat #imports #Egypt coup #Egypt riots #Egypt food security

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Egypt's food security teeters with severe shortage of imported wheat

Jun 19, 2014

Park Slope Food Coop prepares for summer slide

What the kale is going on here? Park Slope Food Coop coordinators are in the midst of an annual scramble to fill shifts vacated by vacationing grocery workers in order to stock the wheat barley and ring up the Urdina cheese...
Egypt's food security teeters with severe shortage of imported wheat

Jun 19, 2014

Kurds win land and oil in Iraq's chaos but face new challenges

Among rolling wheat fields with machine-gun fire rattling in the distance, Kurdish fighters patrol the new frontier of their autonomous region of northern Iraq, dozens of miles from their official border...
Egypt's food security teeters with severe shortage of imported wheat

Jul 09, 2014

Eddie Murphy and the Honey Monster: when film crews invaded your city

We asked for your experiences of working with film crews and we chose eight of your best tales It's summertime. The days are long, the air is warm, and the mosquitoes are on the loose, alongside another species: TV and film production crews. Last wee... #Eddie Murphy #Jodie Foster