December 05, 2019 10:54 am
The ongoing price recovery in major crops is in danger of being stymied by knee-jerk government response.
November 25, 2019 9:59 am
Streamlining the agri-credit system to facilitate higher crop loans to farmer-producer organisations against commodity stocks can be a win-win model to spur agriculture growth.
November 14, 2019 4:26 pm
In 2018-19, Sahyadri FPC exported 21,141 tonnes of grapes to the EU, Russia and UAE, while recording a profit of Rs 17.89 crore on total sales of Rs 360 crore.
October 03, 2019 4:47 am
These companies are proactively engaging the Indian farmer more than government departments.
October 03, 2019 7:03 am
Chilli prices are good this time, but the crop is still a risky gamble.
September 30, 2019 4:24 pm
The costs of government shortsightedness aren’t small. India, in 2018-19, exported 21.83 lakh tonnes (lt) of onions, which was a tenth of its production and valued at Rs 3,467.36 crore.
August 01, 2019 4:14 pm
The country may turn a zero urea importer even before the Modi government’s second term ends.
February 07, 2019 12:17 am
Farmers’ woes in recent times has been partly global prices-driven, but also government-induced.
January 14, 2019 2:34 am
Sources said transfer of Rs 4,000 per acre in a year by the Centre for land-owning farmers appears to be the proposal that has gained most traction.
January 15, 2019 1:38 pm
The work of state agriculture department staff is today largely reduced to input distribution and dishing out small subsidy sums under a plethora of fragmented schemes to farmers, as opposed to extension.