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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.
Jul 18, 2018
BJP govt in Chhattisgarh increases MSP of rice by Rs 200; paddy farmers decry 'pointless' hike as inadequateDespite a hike of Rs 200 per quintal to Rs 1750 in the minimum support price (MSP) of rice by BJP govt, paddy farmers in Chhattisgarh are an unhappy lot.
Jul 16, 2018
India earns Rs 18,000 cr per year from export of basmati rice, says agriculture minister Radha Mohan SinghIndia has earned more than Rs 18,000 crore foreign exchange per year from the export of basmati rice, especially from the variety 1121 developed by the country's top agri-institute ICAR, Agriculture Minister Radha Mohan Singh said on Monday
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
Jan 22, 2018
Hyderabad-based scientists get a step closer to developing disease-resistant variety of maizeorghum Downy Mildew (SDM), which is a foliar disease caused by a fungus called Peronosclerosporasorghi, has been an issue of concern for maize farmers.