Kharif crops

Madhya Pradesh: Government may start buying major Kharif crops before schedule

Madhya Pradesh: Government may start buying major Kharif crops before schedule

Madhya Pradesh is planning to advance the date of starting procurement of major kharif crops--paddy, jowar, bajra and cotton--harvested i...Read More

Teji Mandi: As monsoon arrives in India, agriculture sector likely to improve

Teji Mandi: As monsoon arrives in India, agriculture sector likely to improve

Market has moved on. Who can say this is the same market that was tipped to go as low as 3,000 a couple of months back. The recovery has ...Read More

Madhya Pradesh: Soybean acreage likely to increase this year, says SOPA

Madhya Pradesh: Soybean acreage likely to increase this year, says SOPA

As per the Soybean Processors Association of India, the soybean sowing area is estimated to increase by 10 percent in the country during ...Read More

New MSP for kharif crops, high return

New MSP for kharif crops, high return

New Delhi: The Union Cabinet on Monday approved the new minimum support price for 14 mandated Kharif crops that will ensure a 50 to 83% h...Read More

Centre to compensate states to pay MSP

Centre to compensate states to pay MSP

New Delhi: The Centre has asked the state governments to enter market through their agencies to buy up the Kharif crops if their prices g...Read More

Kharif crop damage feared as heavy rain lashes Punjab, Haryana

Kharif crop damage feared as heavy rain lashes Punjab, Haryana

Chandigarh: Incessant rains in Punjab and Haryana could cause damage to Kharif crops and dip in their yield, farm experts said Monday. As...Read More

Maharashtra: Drought clouds hover over 17 state districts

Maharashtra: Drought clouds hover over 17 state districts

Mumbai: Dark clouds of drought loom over the Marathwada and Vidarbha regions and pose an ominous threat to kharif crops. It is bad news f...Read More

PM Narendra Modi to address farmers rally in West Bengal today

PM Narendra Modi to address farmers rally in West Bengal today

Midnapore (West Bengal): Prime Minister Narendra Modi will address a Krishak Kalyan Samavesh (farmer’s welfare rally) on Monday at Midnap...Read More

Need to give land-based subsidy to farmers

Need to give land-based subsidy to farmers

The Government has enhanced the Minimum Support Price (MSP) of Kharif crops in keeping with the commitment made in the Budget to increase...Read More

Monitor schemes to see MSP succeed

Monitor schemes to see MSP succeed

It’s that time of the election cycle again, when farmers become the focus of government solicitude. After years of acute distress and far...Read More

PM Narendra Modi to address rally in Punjab to mark MSP hike

PM Narendra Modi to address rally in Punjab to mark MSP hike

Muktsar (Punjab): Prime Minister Narendra Modi will on Wednesday address a Kisan Kalyan rally in Punjab’s Muktsar district in the wake of...Read More

PM Narendra Modi to address ‘thanksgiving’ rally in Muktsar tomorrow, security beefed up

PM Narendra Modi to address ‘thanksgiving’ rally in Muktsar tomorrow, security beefed up

Chandigarh: The Punjab police has beefed up security in the state’s Muktsar district where Prime Minister Narendra Modi is to address a ‘...Read More

Maharashtra pesticide poisoning? 2 Yavatmal farmers hospitalized

Maharashtra pesticide poisoning? 2 Yavatmal farmers hospitalized

YAVATMAL: In a case of suspected pesticide poisoning, probably the first in this Kharif season in east Maharashtra, two farmers were admi...Read More

Higher MSP is not the answer

Higher MSP is not the answer

The Centre’s move to drastically increase the minimum support price for kharif crops is unlikely to solve the crisis of Indian agricultur...Read More

State of India’s Livelihoods Report 2016- Review

State of India’s Livelihoods Report 2016- Review

Title: State of India’s Livelihoods Report 2016

Crop Report: India maize acreage 8.22 mln ha as of Thu, up 13% on yr

Crop Report: India maize acreage 8.22 mln ha as of Thu, up 13% on yr

NEW DELHI: Acreage of maize across the country in the ongoing kharif season was at 8.22 mln ha as of Thursday, up 13.0% on year, accordin...Read More

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August CPI inflation likely to be in 6.1-6.3% range: D&B

New Delhi :  Achieving a 4 per cent inflation target in the near term seems unlikely, largely due to spike in prices of food and non-food...Read More

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Kharif sowing picks up pace after ample rain

New Delhi : After a sluggish start, sowing of kharif crops like paddy has picked up pace this week on account of good rains in several pa...Read More

Maha CM advises farmers to refrain from sowing for few days

Maha CM advises farmers to refrain from sowing for few days

Mumbai: In the backdrop of drought in the last three years and lack of adequate rains resulting in insufficient soil moisture, Maharashtr...Read More

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Collector inspects villages, takes stock of drought situation

KHANDWA : District collector Dr M K Agrawal inspected around half of the dozen villages situating under Khandwa to take stock of drought ...Read More

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