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Sugar output to drop by 7%: Industry lobby

Sugar output to drop by 7%: Industry lobby

Sugar production during the 2016-17 season is likely at 23.37 million tonnes because of 5% lower plantings compared to the previous year, says ISMA New Delhi: Sugar production in India is set to drop 7% on account of lower plantings in Maharashtra ..., 1 day ago

Falling wholesale prices of pulses show pitfalls of a bumper crop

The problem could be most acute for pulses with production hitting a record high but prices falling below the govt's minimum support prices New Delhi: Following consecutive years of drought, India is set to harvest a record crop of foodgrains but ...
 Livemint.com3 days ago Are retailers to be blamed for the spike in pulse prices?  Livemint.com1 month ago

Kharif foodgrain harvest to break past records, show first advance estimates

India's Kharif foodgrain production is estimated at 135 million tonnes in 2016-17, 9% higher than the year before New Delhi: Boosted by a normal monsoon, India's rain-fed Kharif harvest will be the highest ever in history, show first advance ...
 Livemint.com1 week ago Horticulture production estimated at 283.36 million tonnes in 2015-16  Livemint.com3 weeks ago Pulses output lowest in six years, show latest estimates  Livemint.com1 month ago

Cauvery row: Karnataka asked to release water daily to Tamil Nadu for 10 days

Cauvery supervisory committee orders release of 3,000 cusecs of water per day from 21-30 September; move sparks protests in Mandya, other places New Delhi/Bengaluru: The Cauvery supervisory committee on Monday ordered the release of 3,000 cusecs of ...
 Livemint.com1 week ago

Soil health card scheme lags behind due to lack of interest from states

According to a background note prepared by the agriculture ministry, less than a fifth of targeted farmers have received soil health cards New Delhi: The government's flagship scheme to correct the imbalance in fertiliser use and reduce costs of ...
 Livemint.com1 week ago

Farmers increase area under pulses by 37%

Rice, the main kharif crop, has so far been planted in 38.2 million hectares , nearly 2.8% higher than the area planted by this time last year New Delhi: With planting of rain-fed kharif crops coming to a close, the area sowed by Indian farmers ...
 Livemint.com1 week ago India set for a bumper crop of foodgrains: Govt  Livemint.com2 weeks ago Kharif sowing completed in 96% of seasonal area  Livemint.com1 month ago Sowing of pulses at a record high  Livemint.com1 month ago

Kerala, Tamil Nadu face ultimatum from Centre to implement food security Act

Union food minister Ram Vilas Paswan blames states for their tardy response in seeding digitized ration cards with Aadhaar cards New Delhi: Union food minister Ram Vilas Paswan said on Friday that 100% beneficiary ration cards under food subsidy ...
 Livemint.com1 week ago

Govt raises buffer stock of pulses in a bid to stabilize prices

Union food minister Ram Vilas Paswan said the buffer stock would cost the central government around Rs18,500 crore New Delhi: In an effort to control spikes in retail prices of pulses and address recurring gaps between demand and supply, the centre ...
 Livemint.com2 weeks ago

Govt starts work on 99 stalled irrigation projects

These projects are expected to bring 7.6 million hectares under irrigation in drought-prone areas New Delhi: Fulfilling a key promise made in this year's Union budget, the centre on Tuesday kicked off work to complete 99 major and medium irrigation ...
 Livemint.com3 weeks ago

Horticulture: The new story of Indian agriculture

Small farmers reaped a bumper crop defying a drought and despite price shocks and pest-related risks New Delhi: Small farmers across India reaped a bumper crop of fruits and vegetables in 2015-16 defying a widespread drought. India's horticulture ...
 Livemint.com3 weeks ago
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