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Astec Lifesciences surges on open offer

India Infoline News Service | Mumbai | August 31, 2015 16:37 IST

Godrej Agrovet has made an open offer to buy 26.05 percent (5.07 million equity shares) at Rs. 246.60 each. The stock, however, ended 1.4 percent higher at Rs. 244.

Astec Lifesciences zooms over 8% on open offer

India Infoline News Service | Mumbai | August 31, 2015 10:15 IST

The stock so far has jumped to a high at Rs. 263 on the BSE.

Well distributed monsoon rainfall to benefit kharif crops

India Infoline News Service | Mumbai | August 31, 2015 09:02 IST

In South India as well, coastal Karnataka, Kerala, and Konkan & Goa are deficient in terms of rainfall received as the western arm of Monsoon is not very active.

Indian tea industry looks at Russia to increase exports

India Infoline News Service | Mumbai | August 30, 2015 19:34 IST

Out of the 208 million kg of total tea exports from India, only 50 million kg ends up in Russia and nearby countries. Whereas these countries consumes about 220 million kg of tea annually.

Godrej Agrovet to buy 445% stake in Astec Lifesciences

India Infoline News Service | Mumbai | August 29, 2015 15:52 IST

Further, such share purchase agreement sets out certain shareholders rights and obligations between Godrej Agrovet and the remaining promoters of the company, Godrej Agrovet stated.

Area under kharif crops down this year to 92%

India Infoline News Service | Mumbai | August 29, 2015 09:45 IST

The overall monsoon rain deficit is at 12% so far with some parts of Maharashtra, north interior Karnataka, Andhra Pradesh and Bihar being the worst hit regions.

Agriculture Newsletter - August 24 to 28, 2015

India Infoline News Service | Mumbai | August 28, 2015 18:34 IST

The SWM which constitutes 75-80 per cent of total rainfall received in India, coincides with kharif sowing and is vital for replenishment of ground water, soil moisture and reservoirs and thus crucial for a good rabi harvest as well.

MMTC rises after Govt okays bids for 1k tonnes of onion import

India Infoline News Service | Mumbai | August 28, 2015 16:33 IST

The Government has approved the company's bid for import of 1,000 tonnes of onion at Rs. 45 per kg.

How Monsoon Proof is Indian Agriculture?

India Infoline News Service | Mumbai | August 28, 2015 15:09 IST

Historically, agricultural failures in India have often been associated with deficient south west monsoons (SWM). The latest RBI annual report has some insights.

Department of Consumer Affairs reviews availability and prices of Onions and Pulses

India Infoline News Service | Mumbai | August 27, 2015 17:14 IST

The average wholesale onion prices at Lasalgaon Agriculture Produce Market Committee (APMC) has stabilised at Rs 4,850 a quintal, down from Saturday's all-time high at Rs 5,700 a quintal.

Bayer CropScience and Future Farmers Network host the Youth Ag-Summit

India Infoline News Service | Mumbai | August 26, 2015 16:49 IST

Thats why, from 24-27 Augustin Canberra, Australia, Bayer and the Australian youth organization Future Farmers Network bring together 100 young thought leaders, aged 18-25, from 33 countries for the Youth-Ag Summit to exchange on the role science and modern agriculture play in feeding a hungry planet.

Jain Irrigation gains 1%; approves sale of food business to subsidiary

India Infoline News Service | Mumbai | August 26, 2015 16:43 IST

The move is aimed to create strategic focus on fast growing food business and consequent value creation opportunities, the release added.

Block deal on Rallis India; gains 1.3%

India Infoline News Service | Mumbai | August 26, 2015 14:53 IST

Around 7.8 lakh shares were traded in a single block at Rs. 212 on the NSE.

Jain Irrigation in limelight

India Infoline News Service | Mumbai | August 26, 2015 12:15 IST

The stock is in focus after the company's board approved sale of its food division on 'slump basis'.

Onion prices ease in wholesale markets: Report

India Infoline News Service | Mumbai | August 26, 2015 08:14 IST

At Lasalgaon in Maharashtra, Asia's largest wholesale onion market, average prices fell by 15% to Rs. 48.50 a kg on Tuesday from Rs. 57 on Saturday.

Cargill on Fortune's list of companies that are "Changing the World"

India Infoline News Service | Mumbai | August 25, 2015 14:05 IST

Fortune said that the goal of the list is to shine a spotlight on instances where companies are doing good as part of their profit-making strategy, and to shed new light on the power of capitalism to improve the human condition.

Drought worries begin to wane, field reports raise hope

India Infoline News Service | Mumbai | August 25, 2015 12:29 IST

There are reports suggesting that this years kharif output is, in fact, going to be much better than last years. This has been attributed to timely rainfall and also good spatial distribution of the monsoon rains.

Jain Irrigation approves sale of food business to subsidiary

India Infoline News Service | Mumbai | August 25, 2015 11:22 IST

The Food Business of the Company comprises of food manufacturing units at Jalgaon (Maharashtra), Vadodara (Gujarat) and Chittoor (Andhra Pradesh) besides the indirect subsidiaries carrying on food business activities namely:SQF2009 Limited UK and Cascade Specialities Inc, USA.

Government reviews availability and prices of Onions

India Infoline News Service | Mumbai | August 24, 2015 17:09 IST

Paswan also wrote a letter to the Chief Ministers of the States requesting them to enforce stock limit on Onions and strengthen anti-holding drive to ensure its availability.

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