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Jul 26, 2019
Rice exports likely to hit seven-year low on weak demand from African countries, higher prices, say industry officialsThe south Asian country could export 10 to 11 million tonnes of rice in the fiscal year 2019/20 that started on 1 April, Gupta said.
Jul 08, 2019
As Punjab's groundwater levels drop alarmingly, farmers confront desperate times aheadAs water tables in Punjab fall, desperate farmers are digging deeper, getting trapped in debt and depleting aquifers. Punjab is warned of turning into a desert state in 25 years. Paddy, biggest water guzzler, sees continued cultivation as agricultural reforms fail.
Jul 02, 2019
Producing coarse grains can help mitigate climate change effects on food supplyAs compared to rice, alternative grains are less sensitive to climate variability and their yields are not as affected.
May 08, 2019
High cost of refills keep LPG out of reach for BPL families in Rampur, contradict govt claims on success of UJjwala schemeEven though govt data shows the Ujjwala scheme exceeding its target of providing 5 crore subsidised LPG connections, the scheme has been a dud on the ground with BPL families claiming they can't afford LPG refills
Mar 14, 2019
Rice export rates rise in India on strong rupee as demand remains moderate; few takers for Thai varietyDemand remained flat and the price fluctuation was due to the exchange rate between the local currency baht and the US dollar, traders said.
Feb 10, 2019
At Kochi Muziris Biennale, a food project showcases indigenous varieties of rice from across India, presented in unique waysAt the Kochi Muziris Biennale, a very interesting food project showcasing indigenous varieties of rice, many little known and presented in unique ways, is something you should consider stopping by at.
Dec 18, 2018
Global warming likely to reduce crop production by over 15% in 2020; govt report warns of highest losses in UP, Rajasthan, BengalThe impact of global warming will also affect the quality reducing the concentration of grain protein. The heavy rainfall due to climate stress will affect the production of tomato and onion and production of the latter may go down by 27 percent in 2020.
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).
Sep 14, 2018
Punjab labour shortage: Rising scarcity of farm workers pushes up production cost, inclination towards machine farmingA report prepared by the Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce and Industry states that between 2004-05 and 2011-12, a large percentage of the workforce across states moved away from agriculture.
Aug 28, 2018
India's foodgrain output to touch new record of 284.83 mn tonnes in 2017-18: Agriculture ministryIn its fourth advance estimate released on Tuesday, the ministry revised upward the total foodgrain production by 5.3 million tonnes from the previous projection of 279.51 million tonnes for the 2017-18 crop year.