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Sep 18, 2018
Govt eyes record 285.2 MT foodgrain output in 2018-19 despite deficit rains so far this monsoonIndia harvested a record 284.83 MT of foodgrain in the 2017-18 crop year (July-June).
Aug 17, 2018
Minimum support price: Unkept promises on cost mitigation, bad formula to determine MSP compound farm woesThe cost of purchasing inputs like seeds, pesticides, fertilisers and machinery among others falls under the ‘A2’ cost category, while the cost of family labour is reflected in the ‘FL’ component.
Jul 21, 2018
Vidarbha's cotton farmers dread repeat of last monsoon's pink bollworm attack which destroyed 80% of their cropWith the onset of a steady monsoon, farmers of water-starved Vidarbha in north-eastern Maharashtra are getting ready to sow cotton.
Jul 07, 2018
Changing cropping patterns could help India cut irrigation water usage by 33 percent, reduce impact of local climate shocksIrrigation needs of wheat, a Rabi crop, have driven 69 percent of the increase in demand for water for agricultural purposes, while rice, is the most inefficient crop in nutrient production as well as water usage
Jul 05, 2018
MSP for Kharif crops: Narendra Modi government's claim of 50% margin is an eyewash; devil lies in detailsWednesday's hike in the MSP for Kharif crops isn't a first. It’s just that previously it wasn’t marketed as well as the Modi government did.
Jan 08, 2018
Agriculture sector growth likely to be higher than CSO estimate of 2.1%, says ministryThe agriculture sector is expected to grow higher than projected 2.1 percent growth by the Central Statistics Office for the current fiscal, following better Rabi crop prospects
Sep 25, 2017
Govt pegs 2.77% fall in kharif foodgrain output at 134.67 mtIndia's foodgrain production is estimated to decline by 3.86 million tonnes to 134.67 mt this kharif season on account of poor rains as well as floods in some parts of the country
Aug 31, 2017
Marathwada Diary: Farmers risk a dicey second sowing as rainfall failure stunts growth of Kharif cropsFarmers in Marathwada gamble on a second sowing in a desperate need to raise some cash ahead of Rabi season as they expect poor yield due to rainfall failure during first round of Kharif sowing
Aug 17, 2017
Over 30 farmers commit suicide in Marathwada in 8 days, death toll since last 8 months now at 580Thirty-four farmers committed suicide in Marathwada region of Maharashtra in the last eight days, a government report said on Wednesday.
Apr 24, 2017
Narendra Modi’s pitch for Jan-Dec fiscal year: A good move, but there’s a cost to itIf India migrates to the new format, a host of changes will have to be effected including the date of budget presentation, tax assessment year, reorganizing the tax infrastructure including at the company level and, mostly likely, adjust even the timing of Parliament sessions.