The four-feet tall mango trees are planted in 200-litre scrap containers which have gravel, mud and basic fertilizers in them.
The procurement of winter pulses and oilseeds, which is likely to be completed by July this year, is also showing slow progress.
Starting July, Geneva-based Standards and Trade Development Facility will train farmers on better use of agri inputs.
According to some estimates, the production could slump 60-70%.
The DoF has written to the DAHD that the Budget earmarking from the combined Budget of 2019-20 has been effected without consulting the DoF.
CRISIL thinks that lower cotton production is expected to shrink India’s cotton stock to a two-year low of 1.2 months by the end of CS 2019.
The seafood industry feels the need for sustainable aquaculture to counter setbacks and increase production.
Higher imports by the world's biggest cotton producer could support global prices which are trading near their lowest in two months.
Arun Kumar, convenor of the competition said Bombay Trading Corporation won five awards.
The multi-state paddy farmers association proposes to add 500 core paddy farmers and thousands of associate members.
The government plans to sell 10 million tonnes of wheat and 2 million tonnes of rice in the open market.
The Central Board of Indirect Taxes and Customs (CBIC), through a notification, has hiked the basic customs duty (BCD) on wheat to 40 per cent.
Local wheat prices have fallen over 11 percent in 2019 due to ample supply from last year's crop and forecasts of record output.
The problems in India are acute, where up to 50 per cent of food is lost post-harvest because of lack of cold chain.
Small and marginal farmers who hold cultivable land of up to 2 hectares are eligible under the scheme.
The IMD will issue alerts to 6,500 blocks across 660 districts in the country by 2020.
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