Government pushes for zaid crops to mitigate Kharif deficit
The recent focus on zaid crops has paid off well as area under cultivation during this period has been on rise since last few years. As compared to kharif sowing which is being done across 107 million hectare, zaid planting, mostly pulses, is done across less than 2 per cent of that area.
Share market update: Agriculture stocks mixed; Advanced Enzyme Tech up 2%
The 30 shares BSE Sensex was up 211.87 points at 41811.59.
Apathy of previous governments forced farmers to commit suicide: Yogi Adityanath
Adityanath said the state government was aiming to open Farm...
Share market update: Agriculture stocks down; Godrej Agrovet loses 2%
The 30 shares BSE Sensex was up 94.53 points at 41546.88.
PlaySimple Games announces senior leadership appointments
These announcements come at a time when PlaySimple is looking towards the next phase of expansion after hitting a successful five-year milestone.
Share market update: Agriculture stocks advance; Godrej Agrovet up 5%
The 30 shares BSE Sensex was up 602.83 points at 41420.57.
Bright spot eludes solar powered agri income plan
TEDA has drawn up a plan to enlist farmers from across the state and supply them solar panels free of cost to generate power.
Broad-based market recovery key theme for 2020: Mahesh Patil
The cyclical recovery in the economy will prop-up earnings next year, says Patil.
Tips on how to turn tiny corners of your home into lush green spaces
City gardeners share tips on how to turn tiny corners of your home into lush green spaces
With new Maha offer, farm loan write-offs touch Rs 4.7 lakh cr in last 10 yrs
Even though agriculture NPA was only Rs 1.1 lakh crore or 12.4 per cent of the overall NPAs in FY19, if we accounted for Rs 3.14 lakh crore worth of farm loan waivers announced in the last decade, agri NPAs/burden for the exchequer/banks could be as much as staggering Rs 4.2 lakh crore and if the latest Rs 45,000-51,000 crore of write-offs announced by Maharashtra this could be at Rs 4.7 lakh crore.
Agriculture has key role in making India a USD 5 trillion economy: Telangana Governor
Telangana Governor Tamilisai Soundararajn stressed the need for innovation in agriculture sector and added that there was a need to strengthen agricultural education and research.
8 states finalise action plan for agriculture export policy: Government
The government on Sunday said eight states, including Maharashtra, Uttar Pradesh, Punjab and Karnataka, have finalised action plan for agriculture export policy which aims to double such exports.
‘Farm and Labour Policy Changes Needed for More Equitable Growth’
Even high prices do not benefit farmers as a tiny portion of the price gains reach them
Facial recognition for cows: Why is Mooofarm giving cattle a digital identity?
Agritech startup Mooofarm claims to have 95% accuracy in distinguishing one cow from the other.
10k student suicides in ’18, highest in 10 yrs
Yearly figure of suicide rates by students turned out to be the highest in a decade-- over 10,000 in 2018. Twenty-eight students on an average committed suicide every 24 hours during 2018, accroding to NCRB data. India saw 1.3 lakh suicides in 2018, of which students made up 8%, almost the same in the farming sector, while 10% were unemployed people.
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