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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
May 25, 2016
India signs deal to import 500,000 tonnes of wheat after drought reduces outputIndian flour mills have signed deals to import about 500,000 tonnes of Australian and French wheat this year for shipment between July and September as drought reduces domestic supplies, two trade sources said on Wednesday.
Feb 19, 2016
Advertorial: Drive to Punjab in search of wheat fields in the Datsun GoWe meet a wheat farmer in rustic Punjab to learn about what goes into making the finest grain
Jun 24, 2015
Untimely rains hit output: Indian millers buy 5 lakh t Australia wheat - biggest import in 10 yearsThis year's unusually large volumes have surprised some
Jun 10, 2015
Learn from 2014: How the Modi govt can tame rising food pricesWhile prices of food grains can be contained by releasing government stock into the open market, such a thing is not possible in case of vegetables, given their short shelf life.