Jayashree Bhosale

Special Correspondent, ETI write on agriculture, mostly from the grassroots level, on crops, their trends, the farms and farmers. Understand the villages and villagers, try to understand the emerging rural urban relationships, linkages of rural and urban economies, the growing divide between the two. I write on commodities, food, food companies, the agri input andprocessing industry, the farm to fork journey, sometimes developmental issues, The fascinating stories of international journeys food to our plates and the money made along the way, the companies who invest billions to prepare that perfect tiny seed that will feed the future generation, GMOs, CRISPR, re-emergence of traditional super foods! Twitter: @jayashreebET / E-mail: jayashree.bhosale@timesgroup.com
  • Prices of agricultural commodities drop 20% post COVID-19 outbreak

    Prices of agricultural commodities drop 20% post COVID-19 outbreak

    Traders across the country are struggling to combat rumours about closure of markets and attempts to create artificial shortages. Except chicken, demand for agricultural commodities has not been affected due to coronavirus either in India or in the international market. However, farm-gate prices have fallen due to scare of Covid-19.

    Coronavirus scare shoots up demand for India's raw turmeric

    Coronavirus scare shoots up demand for India's raw turmeric

    Exporters across India are confirming an increased interest from corona-affected countries in consuming raw turmeric. Concerns over the virus have also boosted domestic sales of fruits and vegetables, while the poultry industry is struggling to sell chicken even after a steep fall in prices.

    Tata Technologies supports Sahapedia's Pune Cultural Mapping Project

    Tata Technologies supports Sahapedia's Pune Cultural Mapping Project

    "We at Tata Technologies feel that cultural mapping is an important way to safeguard cultural diversity of Pune, and thus essential to sustainability, which is a core pillar for the company,” said Warren Harris, CEO and Managing Director, Tata Technologies. “We support the project as its endeavor to integrate technology and culture aligns with our core values.”

    India likely to export 50 lakh tonnes sugar in 2019-20, says ISMA

    India likely to export 50 lakh tonnes sugar in 2019-20, says ISMA

    In Maharashtra, sugar production till 29th February 2020 was 50.70 lakh tonnes , compared with 92.88 lakh tonnes produced last year same period. In the current 2019-20 SS, out of 145 sugar mills operated, 25 sugar mills have ended their crushing due to non-availability of cane in their area.

    India needs to pick either West or China for 5G tech: Kotak

    India needs to pick either West or China for 5G tech: Kotak

    Kotak Mahidra Bank managing director Uday Kotak said in the Two System Technology world of 5G, India will have to think hard if it wants to align with the western technology system wherein we also have our political alignment or the Chinese technology system, which will be good for our economy.

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