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04 June 2014
Crop Industry News from India India to Focus on Reducing Post-Harvest Losses
INDIA - After taking charge as the new minister of food processing industries, Harsimrat Kaur Badal has said that her priority will be to find ways to reduce the post-harvest losses....
Crop Industry News from India CCI Clears Wilmar-Renuka Sugars Deal
INDIA - Competition Commission of India, a fair play watch dog has cleared purchase of shares by Singapore-based Wilmar Sugar Holdings in Shree Renuka Sugars....
28 May 2014
Crop Industry News from India R Mohan Singh Appointed India’s Agri Minister
INDIA - After the success in general elections, Narendra Modi took charge as the 15th prime minister of India on May 26, 2014, along with 45 cabinet and minister of states....
Crop Industry News from India Indian Sugar Output Down by 3.2 Per Cent to mid-May 2014
INDIA - India’s sugar production has recorded a 3.2 per cent drop till the mid-May 2014 at 23.9 million tonnes during the sugar season (October-September), writes Jagdish Kumar....
27 May 2014
Crop Industry News from India India’s Cotton Yarn Exports to Cross $4.7 billion in 2013-14
INDIA - India’s cotton yarn exports is estimated to cross $4.7 billion during the 2013-14 financial year (April 2013-March 2014), as per a study conducted by the Cotton Textiles Export Promotion...
Crop Industry News from India Kaveri Seeds Sign MoU with Haryana Varsity
INDIA - Hyderabad based Ganga Kaveri Seeds has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with Chaudhary Charan Singh Haryana Agricultural University (CCSHAU) for marketing seeds, writes Jagdish...
26 May 2014
Crop Industry News from India India Cotton Arrivals Touch 38.3 Million Bales during 2013-14 Season
INDIA - Cotton production in the country has been recorded at 38.3 million bales of 170 bales each during the 2013-14 season till September, writes Jagdish Kumar....
22 May 2014
Crop Industry News from India India Wheat Production May Touch 100 million tonnes by 2016-17
INDIA - With demand of bakery, value added and ready-to-eat wheat products are increasing, India’s wheat production will touch 100 million tonnes by 2016-17 (April 2016 to March 2017) fiscal...
21 May 2014
Crop Industry News from India Haryana Clears New Agri Policy
INDIA - With an aim to increase growth in agriculture sector, Haryana state has cleared it new agriculture policy that have been designed to g- enerate over four per cent growth in farm sector,...
20 May 2014
Crop Industry News from India Export 10 million tonnes of Wheat to Avoid Spoilage
INDIA - In order to avoid massive spoilage and wastage of wheat in the country, India can export up to 10 million tonnes of wheat every year, an Associated Chambers of Commerce and Industry of...
Crop Industry News from India India Food Output Target Up by 1 million Tonnes
INDIA - India is likely to produce 264.38 million tonnes of food grains during 2013-14 (includes kharif 2013 and rabi 2013-14 crops), according to the Indian agriculture ministry, writes Jagdish...
Crop Industry News from India Deepak Fertilisers Records $15 million Profit
INDIA - Navi Mumbai based fertiliser producer, Deepak Fertilisers and Petrochemicals Corporation Ltd (DFPCL) has posted a three-fold increase in net profit at $15.39 million for the fourth quarter...
16 May 2014
Crop Industry News from India Zuari Agro Chemicals to invest $950 MN in Ras Al Khaimah Plant
INDIA - Goa based fertiliser company, Zuari Agro Chemicals, part of $3 billion Adventz Group will be investing $950mn for building an integrated diammonium phosphate (DAP) facility in Ras Al...
15 May 2014
Crop Industry News from India Haryana Procures 5.6 MT of Wheat
INDIA - Haryana state has so far procured 5.6 million tonnes of wheat across the state during the current procurement season....
Crop Industry News from India Indian Firm to Build Cotton Mill in Ethiopia
INDIA - Mumbai-based ShriVallabh Pittie (SVP) group’s SVP Textiles Private Limited Company has break the ground for building a $550 million cotton mill in Kombolcha town in Amhara Regional...
14 May 2014
Crop Industry News from India UPL Q4 Net Up 29 Per Cent
INDIA - Mumbai based global generic crop protection, chemicals and seeds company, UPL (formerly United Phosphorus Limited) has recorded at 29 per cent increase in consolidated profit at $59.82...
Crop Industry News from India India’s Oilmeal Exports up 20 Per Cent in April
INDIA - India has recorded a 20 per cent increase in oilmeal exports at 236,835 tonnes for April 2014, as compared to 197,554 tonnes, the Solvent Extractors’ Association of India (SEA) said...
13 May 2014
Crop Industry News from India India’s Soymeal Exports Down 24.35 Per Cent During April 2014
India has posted a negative growth of 24.35 per cent in soymeal export during April 2014 at 76,000 tonnes....
12 May 2014
Crop Industry News from India Stable Outlook to Indian Edible Oil Sector
INDIA - Mumbai based credit rating agency, India Ratings has assigns stable ratings to edible oil sector and the companies within the sector for fiscal year 2014-15 (FY15) from negative....
Crop Industry News from India Indian Sugar Output Down by 3.45 Per Cent
INDIA - Indian sugar production has recorded a 3.45 per cent decrease at 23.7 million tonnes during 2013-14 sugar season (October-September) period ended 30 April....
09 May 2014
Crop Industry News from India Food Corporation of India Offers $3.32 BN Loans
INDIA - In order to meet its working capital requirement, the government procurement agency, Food Corporation of India (FCI) has invited tenders for securing unsecured loans worth $3.32 billion,...
Crop Industry News from India Punjab to Introduce Cotton Mechanisation Plan
INDIA - In order to maximize cotton cultivators profit in the state, Punjab state has decided to implement cotton mechanisation programme in cotton-producing Malwa belt of south-west Punjab,...
08 May 2014
Crop Industry News from India Haryana's First Ethanol Plant Starts Operations
INDIA - Haryana, India, has opened and started operations at the state's first ethanol plant in the Panipat Cooperative Sugar Mills....
05 May 2014
Crop Industry News from India ICAR To Sell 30 Farm Techs at Agri-Innovation Conclave
INDIA - India’s government owned agriculture research organization, Indian Council of Agricultural Research (ICAR) will be selling 30 of its farm technologies developed under the National Agricultural...
02 May 2014
Crop Industry News from India India Pegs $9.20 Billion Investment on Agri-Infra Schemes
INDIA - In order to develop agriculture infrastructure in the country, India has set aside $9.20 billion that will be spend on developing integrated scheme for agricultural marketing in the 12th...
30 April 2014
Crop Industry News from India India Oilmeal Exports Down 11 Per Cent
INDIA - India has recorded an 11 per cent drop in oilmeal exports to 4.33 million tonnes for the 2013-14 financial year ended....
Crop Industry News from India Rallis India’s Sales Up 16 Per Cent
INDIA - Mumbai based agrochemical company, Rallis India has registered a 16 per cent growth in net sales at $52.94 million for the fourth quarter ended 31 March....
Crop Industry News from India Coromandel Forms JV With Japanese Firms
INDIA - Crop protection products manufacturer, Coromandel International Limited (CIL) part of $22 billion Murugappa Group has entered into an agreement with Japanese firm Yanmar Co Ltd and Mitsui...
29 April 2014
Crop Industry News from India El Nino Could Hit India Pulses Production
ANALYSIS - India’s apex industry body is weighing heavily on El Nino that is expected to hit India this monsoon, writes Jagdish Kumar....
Crop Industry News from India Star Agriwarehousing Gets $41 million Funding From Temasek
INDIA - Star Agriwarehousing and Collateral Management Limited, a post harvest solutions provider has received $41 million funding from Singapore based investment company, Temasek....
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