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Agriculture Newsletter - October 13 to 17, 2014

India Infoline News Service  | Mumbai October 18, 2014 11:00 IST

The WPI (Wholesale Price Index) for September stood at 2.38% as against 3.74% in August, according to the government data released. The August WPI hit a five-year low at 3.74% on declining vegetable prices and other food articles.

Declines in commodity prices likely to continue through 2015, says WB report

India Infoline News Service  | Mumbai October 18, 2014 10:25 IST

The World Bank energy price index declined by about 6 percent during the third quarter, after being broadly stable in the first half of the year.

Agriculture productivity not accelerating fast enough: GAP report

India Infoline News Service  | Mumbai October 18, 2014 10:02 IST

Global Harvest Initiative's 2014 GAP Report Highlights Obstacles to Meeting Needs of 9 Billion People in 2050

Thomson Reuters Foundation and FAO launch global food security news platform

India Infoline News Service  | Mumbai October 17, 2014 18:45 IST

News section will provide trusted news on food production, food security, food waste, agriculture, land use, under nutrition and malnutrition and food affordability issues, among others.

Rallis India stock slips 6%

India Infoline News Service  | Mumbai October 17, 2014 11:51 IST

The stock has hit a high of Rs225 and a lot of Rs206.

Global food & agribusiness sector has a bright future: Rabobank

India Infoline News Service  | Mumbai October 14, 2014 09:59 IST

Although global F&A has seen much change over the past decade, there is still some reluctance to accept that the future is going to be different, or appreciation of how different global F&A is going to have to be in order to successfully respond to the significant constraints that come with the long-term opportunities

Agriculture Newsletter - October 07 to 10, 2014

India Infoline News Service  | Mumbai October 10, 2014 15:02 IST

Q2 FY15 saw monsoon picking up in many regions of the country after almost scanty rains in Q1 FY15. Despite this, rains in many parts of crop growing regions remained below normal which prompted the MET department to declare this years rainfall as deficient

World food prices dip to 4 year low in September: FAO

India Infoline News Service  | Mumbai October 09, 2014 14:25 IST

World wheat production in 2014 is forecast to reach a new record, it says.

Q2FY15 Preview: Agrochemicals - Better product mix to boost Dhanuka Agritech

India Infoline News Service  | Mumbai October 09, 2014 11:35 IST

This has significantly dented volume pickup and we expect yoy volume growth to remain in low single digits putting pressure on revenue growth as well as margins for the industry as a whole.

Bayer CropScience launches farmer helpline

India Infoline News Service  | Mumbai October 09, 2014 09:10 IST

Farmers can benefit by knowledge transfer on ways to increase agricultural productivity and achieve quality produce

Commerce Ministry to soon exempt organic products from export ban: Department of Commerce

India Infoline News Service  | Mumbai October 08, 2014 08:38 IST

Maintaining integrity of organic certification system, a key challenge for India Santosh Sarangi said

Global sugar prices down 4%

India Infoline News Service  | Mumbai October 07, 2014 12:41 IST

Global sugar prices have slipped to 4-year low due to higher yields in Brazil

Renuka Sugars, Andhra Sugars up 1.5%

India Infoline News Service  | Mumbai October 07, 2014 11:35 IST

India to face sugar deficit of over 2 million tonnes as banks refuse working capital to UP mills

FAO urges Europe to support nutrition and sustainable farming

India Infoline News Service  | Mumbai October 07, 2014 11:05 IST

Director-General addresses informal meeting of European Union agriculture ministers in Milan

Agriculture Newsletter - September 29 to October 04, 2014

India Infoline News Service  | Mumbai October 04, 2014 12:22 IST

India received 88 per cent rainfall during monsoon this year, 12 per cent less than the normal, according to the predictions made by the MET department.

NTPC stock flat; ties up $250mn loan with Mizuho Bank

India Infoline News Service  | Mumbai September 30, 2014 11:00 IST

The stock hit a high of Rs. 140 and low of Rs. 138 on BSE.

NSDC signs MOU with Assocom India to create employment opportunities

India Infoline News Service  | Mumbai September 30, 2014 09:22 IST

Assocom conduct several workshops in food summits and have undertaken short term skilling ventures for corporate and entrepreneurs.

Kharif sowing crosses 1019 lakh hectare mark

India Infoline News Service  | Mumbai September 29, 2014 14:02 IST

The total sown area as on 26th September, 2014 as per reports received from States, stands at 1019.26 lakh hectare as compared to 1044.69 lakh hectare at this time last year

The Week That Was - September 22 to 26, 2014

India Infoline News Service  | Mumbai September 26, 2014 19:23 IST

After rallying for six consecutive weeks, the Indian equity market has finally cooled off from its all time peak. FII selling, weakness of the Indian rupee against the US Dollar, Supreme Court's decision on coal block allocations and deferment of the new gas pricing dampened the sentiment on the street.

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