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Onion prices surge to Rs 70-80/kg; Centre mulls imposing stock limits

Onion prices are on the rise despite several measures taken by the central government to boost supply.

Coffee exports turn sluggish in the second half of the year

The global arabica futures prices fell to a 13-year low and robusta futures to a nine-year low during May this year.

Tea industry hoping for Diwali bonanza

Excess tea in the market ensured that prices did not go up despite the drop in output from the organised tea sector in August.

CSCs asked to update data of eligible farmers

The finance ministry had recently asked agriculture ministry to immediately release unpaid instalments by September 30.

“We are very excited to see the outputs of collaboration of ICAR, UAS-R and ICRISAT in the form of improved varieties,” said Dr Peter Carberry, Director General, ICRISAT.

UP govt forces sugar mills to clear farmers' dues of Rs 450 crore in 4 days

Instructions have been given to the defaulter sugar mills to ensure payments of entire cane dues without any delay, strict action has been warned against the negligent mills.

Assam government asks Tea board to come up with minimum price for green tea leaves

Tea Board will discuss the proposal in its board meeting on September 24 and proposal is likely to be implemented by next year onwards.

Haryana to relax time for mills for rice delivery

As per Haryana’s policy for 2018, by the end of September millers had to return entire 67% of the custom milled rice (CMR) from the paddy procured.

Kharif crop production this year to be higher than last year's 141.71 mn tonnes: Parshottam Rupala

The minister said kharif crops were affected in some states because of floods but it would not have much impact on the overall production.

Rice planting still on, output likely to cross 100 million tonnes

Despite excessive rains and floods damaging crops in some parts of the country, the government is expecting a bumper output of food grains this Kharif in the first advance estimate to be released soon.

Edible oil industry to launch 'Mission Mustard'

Edible oil industry to launch 'Mission Mustard'

Farmer field schools would be organised around the model farms with the objectives to demonstrate the results of good practices and technologies among farmers.

Parliament nod on pesticide and seed bills likely next session: MoS Agriculture

Parliament nod on pesticide and seed bills likely next session: MoS Agriculture

The Pesticide Management Bill that will replace the Insecticides Act, 1968 seeks to regulate the pesticide sector by fixing prices and setting up of a regulatory authority.

Increased rain guarding help raise rubber production in July

Increased rain guarding help raise rubber production in July

The natural rubber production in the country in July was 60,000 tonnes , up by 14,000 tonnes from the same last year

Dutch bank FMO to invest Rs 120 crore in Sahyadri FPC

Dutch bank FMO to invest Rs 120 crore in Sahyadri FPC

Alpen Capital, a Delhi based consultant company is assisting to Sahyadri to get this proposal implemented.

Food ministry pushes for increase in allocation of subsidised food grains

Food ministry pushes for increase in allocation of subsidised food grains

Food minister Ram Vilas Paswan has written to PM Modi seeking his approval for this proposal, which has been lying before the Cabinet for some time.

Two PM Kisan instalments by September 30

Two PM Kisan instalments by September 30

Government looks at measures to boost consumption demand in rural India.

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