More than 600,000 farmers are associated with Hoy Amhi Shetkari and the Facebook page has 500,000 followers.
Assam’s had produced 645.14 million kg tea in 2018, accounting for nearly 49 per cent of the country’s total production.
The Maharashtra CM-led nine member committee has deliberated upon ways to incentivise states to fully implement the major reforms.
The rain deficit since the start of the monsoon season on June 1 stands at 18% as of Friday.
Besides, the committee may also suggest changes in the Essential Commodities Act to make agricultural marketing and infrastructure attractive for private investments.
The agriculture ministry, however, has reiterated that it is not looking to review its decision of banning HTBt cotton as of now.
Over 10 crore Soil Health Cards have already been alloted, he said, adding work on alloting 9.82 crore cards in the second phase is underway.
Australian sheep will be part of a sheep breeding program for wool development, an initiative under India’s National Livestock Mission.
IMD will revise its onset & withdrawal schedule to align normal dates with the reality of changing weather.
The decreasing price spread, along with a gradual improvement in demand, has come as a relief to the cotton industry, adds the report.
Swapan Debnath also mentioned that his department’s ready-to-eat meat shop chain Haringhata Meat is doing well and has earned a revenue of Rs 17.84
The ministry has also proposed a two-step process of assessing crop yields required for calculating the extent of crop damage.
A Delegation also met with the GEAC officials in MoEFCC on July 12th 2019 to put forward their demands for regulatory improvements.
The plan to move to DBT will be a fundamental change in the manner in which fertilizer subsidies are administered in India as funds have been transferred to manufacturing and retailing companies.
Organised by Alliance for Sustainable & Holistic Agriculture (ASHA), the Conference resolved that they will not allow another “PepsiCo India Vs Farmers episode” to recur in India.
Warning of Meteorology Department for heavy to very heavy rainfall in next couple of days in sub Himalayan West Bengal has made entire tea belt highly concerned.
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