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Drought pushes up jowar, maize prices; losses for poultry units

Industry bodies have opened talks with the government given that imports at present would attract a steep duty of 60 per cent.

Foodgrain production to dip by 18%

Foodgrain production is likely to dip by 18 per cent,the annual Maharashtra Economic Survey presented on Tuesday states.


To answer his cyber critics,Agriculture minister Sharad Pawar takes to blogging

Pawar said he was proud to note that food grain production has crossed 250 million.

Foodgrain output to fall by 10 pc: Pawar

The delayed monsoon is all set to adversely impact the kharif crop output this year

Pawar: Weak monsoon a worry,but no drought as yet

In his first official admission regarding the adverse impact of deficient rainfall on foodgrain production,Union Agriculture Minister Sharad Pawar

India has not reached drought situation yet: Pawar

Country is facing challenge of maintaining record foodgrain production due to weak monsoons this year.


Eastern India leads growth in farm output

Rice production from the region alone increased by nearly 20 per cent over the past year against an all-India increase of 7 per cent.

India set to harvest record 250mn tons foodgrains: PM

PM pointed out distortions arising from pricing and subsidy regimes resulting into soil degradation.

'Average 2.9% growth in India's foodgrain output'

The average annual growth in the country's foodgrains production was below 3 per cent.

PMEAC pegs FY12 agri growth at 3%

The sector grew by 6.6% in last fiscal on the back of record production of several crops.