Latest News on Sugarcane Farming
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Mar 16, 2019
Uttar Pradesh sugarcane farmers languish due to bumper produce; Centre's promised aid yet to reach themSeveral sugarcane mills in the region have been shut. Their owners have not been able to clear pending dues of farmers due to the low selling price of sugar, caused by excess production and a decline in global sugar prices.
Mar 12, 2019
Sugarcane reinvented as 'energycane' could be future of cane industry, renewablesSugarcane needs to be reinvented with a wider range of uses & thrive as a promising renewables source.
Nov 18, 2018
Sugarcane emerges as likely culprit in drought-hit Marathwada; growing cultivation of cash crop depleted groundwaterSugarcane requires 2,500mm of water and rainfall in Marathwada is between 500-700mm. The remaining 80 percent of water has been pumped out of groundwater for years now, causing a depletion of groundwater level so much that there is no water left to pump out, say experts
Jun 12, 2018
Sugar package: Most mills are bad in quality and some need to be rationalised, Abhijit Sen tells FirstpostSugar package announced by govt has invited criticism for going back on limited deregulation that has been attempted by the current and previous governments
May 23, 2018
Uttar Pradesh's sugarcane farmers crippled by debts, unproductive crop as mills fail to clear outstanding paymentsEven today, sugarcane mills owe an outstanding payment of over Rs 13,367 crores to the farmers, but the government is ignorant to the woes of the farmers.