April 06, 2020 5:57 am
Principal Secretary (Agriculture) Devesh Chaturvedi wrote to district magistrates, SSP/SPs and police commissioners across the state asking them to ensure that precautions are taken.
February 12, 2020 2:25 pm
In 2018-19, the total rabi cereals production stood at 128.43 million tonne, according to National Bulk Handling Corporation's (NBHC) rabi crop estimates.
October 26, 2018 6:36 pm
"Wheat sowing will pick up pace in the coming weeks. Right now, the planting is reported in parts of Uttar Pradesh, Madhya Pradesh and Jammu and Kashmir," a senior agriculture ministry official said.
October 05, 2018 8:18 am
For the upcoming 2018-19 rabi planting season, the Commission for Agricultural Costs and Prices (CACP) in the Agriculture Ministry has computed the all-India average A2+FL production costs for six crops: wheat, barley, chana (chickpea), masur (lentil), rapeseed-mustard and safflower.
October 05, 2018 12:07 am
Relatively moderate raises for rabi crops are a relief. Restraint must now be followed by a review of policy.
October 04, 2018 6:11 am
The latest MSP hike takes the total increase during the current NDA government’s tenure from 2014-15 to 2018-19 to Rs 440 per quintal for wheat and Rs 425-440 per quintal for paddy.
October 25, 2017 11:50 am
In percentage terms, wheat MSP has been hiked by 6.8 per cent, gram 10 per cent, masoor 7.6 per cent, mustard 8.1 per cent, barley 6.4 per cent and safflower seed 10.8 per cent.
March 15, 2016 4:59 am
The impact of the unseasonal rain on the rabi crop looks less than last year, but fingers crossed for later this week.
December 25, 2015 11:19 pm
This is an Open Sesame moment of sorts for Bundelkhand. The returns may not be very lucrative this year, but the crop holds tremendous hope for the future.
May 01, 2011 4:29 pm
Inflation is expected come down to 7.78 per cent this month on the back of a good monsoon.