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Per drop, More crop: @narendramodi 's new mantra for the farmers

India Infoline News Service | Mumbai | March 28, 2015 13:01 IST

In an attempt to ensure better usage of scarce water and have a new satellite crop monitoring system working in time for the peak of this year's monsoon in July, Prime Minister Narendra Modi intends to promote the approach of per drop, more crop to farming industry.

Govt credit for agriculture not getting to small farms, high indebtedness prevailing: ASSOCHAM

India Infoline News Service | Mumbai | March 28, 2015 12:38 IST

A study titled "Farm Structure Reform: Structural Changes on Farm Size Needed for further successes in Rural Front says that there was a strong case for them to be collectively farmed either through corporate type or cooperative pooling of land.

New findings about rice! Best Foods and TNS Global unveil study

India Infoline News Service | Mumbai | March 28, 2015 09:54 IST

Best Foods launches I love best rice an informative campaign to dispel myths around rice through acclaimed research done by TNS Global Research Consultancy.

Agriculture Newsletter - March 23 to 27, 2015

India Infoline News Service | Mumbai | March 27, 2015 15:48 IST

Prime Minister Narendra Modi in a radio broadcast on Sunday said that Opposition was misleading the farmers on the Land Acquisition Bill by spreading rumours and false propaganda.

UBI has exposure of Rs. 200 cr in REI Agro: Deepak Narang

India Infoline News Service | Mumbai | March 27, 2015 14:43 IST

The bank believes that now, the lead bank UCO bank, will take a call as most of the credit is passed on to the lead bank and they disburse loan and they monitor the same.

Rural wages to rise by around 6% y-o-y in 2015-16: Nomura

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

Stabilisation in rural wage inflation supports our view that much of the CPI disinflation is behind us, says Nomura

Sakthi Sugar expects no pick up in sugar price for 6 months: M Manickam

India Infoline News Service | Mumbai | March 24, 2015 17:35 IST

The company believes that its byproducts are not going to compensate for what they are losing in sugars.

Camson Bio Technologies inks MoU with VPGP; up 2%

India Infoline News Service | Mumbai | March 24, 2015 15:02 IST

Camson is the only company with a range of products which are proved to be effective, economical and provide zero residue products.

Govt will do its best to help farmers: Modi

India Infoline News Service | Mumbai | March 23, 2015 14:26 IST

The PM said his government's land bill is not anti-farmer and is an improvement on the UPA's land law

India will have normal monsoon in 2015:ASSOCHAM-Skymet study

India Infoline News Service | Mumbai | March 23, 2015 12:37 IST

The forecast of normal Monsoon this year seems well distributed uniformly throughout the country, said Rawat.

Early reports suggest vast majority of crops destroyed: Vanuatu

India Infoline News Service | Mumbai | March 20, 2015 19:03 IST

The government of Vanuatu has requested support from FAO to help the agriculture sector get back on its feet.

Agriculture Newsletter - March 16 to 20, 2015

India Infoline News Service | Mumbai | March 20, 2015 17:51 IST

The annual rate of inflation, based on monthly WPI, stood at -2.06% (provisional) for the month of February, 2015 (over February, 2014) as compared to -0.39% (provisional) for the previous month and 5.03% during the corresponding month of the previous year.

Insecticides India targeting growth of 15-20%: Rajesh Aggarwal

India Infoline News Service | Mumbai | March 20, 2015 16:34 IST

Due to the climatic conditions, the company has missed the guidance by 10 percent. Earlier, they gave the guidance of Rs. 1200 crore which was increase of about 30 percent. But, now they see growth at 15-20 percent

No Cheeni Kum here! Sugar production may touch 26.5 MT in 2014-15

India Infoline News Service | Mumbai | March 19, 2015 11:58 IST

The food ministry has revised its estimate of sugar production for 2014-15 from 25-25.5MT to 26.5MT in the current market year.

Gramco Infratech launched warehouse in Ujjain

India Infoline News Service | Mumbai | March 18, 2015 15:47 IST

Aiming to extend its outreach across 20 to 30 villages, the warehouse will serve over 3000 farmers from medium to long term.

Measures to cheque the quality of foodgrains during storage

India Infoline News Service | Mumbai | March 17, 2015 15:39 IST

The complaints received about quality of foodgrains are also investigated by the officers of QCCs of the Department and tests are conducted on quality of foodgrains at the CGAL, New Delhi in case of disputes.

Will food inflation prevail again due to unseasonal rains?

India Infoline News Service | Mumbai | March 17, 2015 13:08 IST

Apart from the fruits and vegetables, a lot of crops have been marred by the unseasonal showers and an abated supply of all these items could witness a hike in prices by 5-20%, say reports.

Agriculture bears major brunt of disaster impacts, new report says

India Infoline News Service | Mumbai | March 17, 2015 08:22 IST

FAO launches facility aimed at channeling technical expertise, financial resources towards resilience building.

We expect RBI to remain on hold until end-2016: Nomura

India Infoline News Service | Mumbai | March 16, 2015 17:39 IST

The moderation in WPI inflation reflects lower input cost pressures and higher profit margins for firms

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