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27 February 2015
Crop Industry News from India India’s Sugar Output up 2.18 Million Tonnes
INDIA - Indian sugar production has recorded an increase of 2.18 million tonnes at 16.70 million tonnes as on February 15, 2015....
26 February 2015
Crop Industry News from India India’s Food Grains Production Down by 8.15 Million tonnes
INDIA - India’s food grain production during 2014-15 has estimated to be around 257.07 million tonnes, registering an 8.15 million tonnes drop of food grains output, as per the 2nd Advance...
Crop Industry News from India India’s Rabi Crops Sowing Down by 4.14 Million Hectares
INDIA - India’s rabi crop sowing area coverage has recorded a negative growth at 61.79 million hectares as on February 20, 2015, registering a drop of 4.14 million hectares according to data...
18 February 2015
Crop Industry News from India Escorts Launches Anti Lift Tractors
INDIA - India’s leading tractor manufacturer, Escorts Ltd has launched country’s first anti lift tractors in Powertrac Euro series....
17 February 2015
Crop Industry News from India India’s Veg Oil Imports up 17 Per Cent
INDIA - India’s vegetable oil import has recorded an increase of 17 per cent at 3.42 million tonnes during November 2014 to January 2015....
12 February 2015
Crop Industry News from India India’s January Oilmeal Exports Down by 63 Per Cent
INDIA - Due to falling prices of soybean globally, India’s oilmeals export has recorded a drop of 63 per cent at 159,892 tonnes during January 2015....
11 February 2015
Crop Industry News from India India’s Oilmeal Exports to Iran Down by 70 Per Cent
INDIA - India’s oilmeal exports to Iran have rerecorded a drop of 70.31 per cent at 322,091 tonnes during April 2014 to January 2015....
10 February 2015
Crop Industry News from India Adopt One Village, Indian Agri Minister Urges Students, Scientists
INDIA - Underlining the importance of agriculture for the development of the country, Indian agriculture ministry, Radha Mohan Singh has urged the students and scientist community to adopt one...
09 February 2015
Crop Industry News from India Agrinos Expands Commercial Platform, Reach in India with Rallis
INDIA - Agrinos AS announces an expanded partnership of Agrinos India Pty. Ltd, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Agrinos AS, with Rallis, a subsidiary of TATA Chemicals Limited, for the introduction...
06 February 2015
Crop Industry News from India Use Modern Techniques, Machinery, Indian Agri Minister Urges Farmers
INDIA - In order to produce as per the international standard, Indian agriculture minister, Radha Mohan Singh has called upon the horticulture farmers to use modern techniques and machinery....
05 February 2015
Crop Industry News from India MP Chief Minister Meets Radha Mohan Singh
INDIA - Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chauhan met Indian agriculture minister, Radha Mohan Singh in New Delhi recently....
04 February 2015
Crop Industry News from India India’s First Free Online Agri Course Opens
INDIA - In order to provide low-cost, high-quality agricultural education opportunities for agricultural professionals in the country, India’s first ever Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs)...
02 February 2015
Crop Industry News from India RAU Upgraded to Central University
INDIA - Bihar’s state agriculture university, Rajendra Agricultural University (RAU) has been upgraded to central university. ...
30 January 2015
Crop Industry News from India India’s Rabi Sowing Down at 58.60 MN Hectares
INDIA - India’s rabi crop sowing has recorded a drop till January 23, 2015 at 58.60 million hectares, as per rabi crops data released by directorate of economics and statistics, Indian agriculture...
Crop Industry News from India India Approves $93 Million for Soil Health Cards
INDIA - To provide 140 million farmers with soil health cards, Indian agriculture ministry has set aside $93 million in the next three years....
29 January 2015
Crop Industry News from India India’s Veg Oils Import up 16 Per Cent
INDIA - Indian vegetable oil imports have recorded a 16 per cent growth at 2.32 million tonnes during November to December 2014, Solvent Extractors’ Association of India (SEAI) said in a statement....
Crop Industry News from India Fiji Agri, Fisheries Minister Meets Radha Mohan Singh
INDIA - To take agriculture relations between the two countries forward, Fiji minister for agriculture, fisheries & forests minister for rural & maritime development and national disaster management,...
22 January 2015
Crop Industry News from India India’s Sugar Output Up 19 Per Cent
INDIA - India’s sugar production has reported an increase of 19 per cent as on January 15, 2015 at 10.3 million tonnes from 494 sugar mills under operations....
21 January 2015
Crop Industry News from India Minister Stresses Importance of Marketing for Indian Agri Products
INDIA - In order to generate profit for farmers, Indian agriculture minister, Radha Mohan Singh has stressed the need for strengthening the marketing of the agricultural produce on priority to...
14 January 2015
Crop Industry News from India Israel Extends Agri Cooperation with India
INDIA - To take agriculture cooperation between two countries to new level, Israel has signed the third phase of agriculture cooperation project for next three years (2015-2018), Israel's agriculture...
Crop Industry News from India India’s Oilmeal Exports Down by 42 Per Cent
INDIA - Exports of oilmeal from India has recorded a drop of 42 per cent at 1.84 million tonnes during April to December 2014....
13 January 2015
Crop Industry News from India India’s Rabi Sowing Down at 56.61 Million Hectares
INDIA - India’s rabi sowing has recorded a drop of over 3.09 million hectares at 56.61 million hectares as on January 9, 2015, as per the data released by Directorate of Economics and Statistics,...
Crop Industry News from India India Seeks Australian Collaboration in Agriculture Sector
INDIA - The Indian Chief Minister N. Chandrababu Naidu is seeking collaboration from Australia for its fisheries, aquaculture, agriculture and food processing sectors....
09 January 2015
Crop Industry News from India Cargill’s Karnataka Milling Unit to Open in June
INDIA - In order to tap huge potential of maize grown in the stateof Karnataka, Cargill’s milling plant is expected to start operations from June 2015....
06 January 2015
Crop Industry News from India India’s Rabi Sowing Down at 55.28 Million Hectares
INDIA - India has recorded a drop in rabi sowing as on January 2, 2015 at 55.28 million hectares, as per the data released by the directorate of economics and statistics, agriculture ministry....
30 December 2014
Crop Industry News from India SOPA Hails Import Duty Hike on Edible Oils
INDIA - Indore based Soybean Processors Association of India (SOPA) has welcomed the hike in Import duty on edible oils, both crude and refined by five per cent....
29 December 2014
Crop Industry News from India Maize Scientist: Adopt Hybrid Tech to Improve Productivity in Agriculture
INDIA - Former scientist at the International Maize and Wheat Improvement Centre (CIMMYT) and winner of World Food Prize, Surinder Kumar Vasal has said that there is a need for advancement of...
24 December 2014
Crop Industry News from India Maharashtra Cotton Crops Hit by Mar Disease
INDIA - Over 26560 hetares of cotton crop has hit by mar disease in the state of Maharashtra, minister of state for agriculture, Dr Sanjeev Kumar Balyan informed the parliament recently....
19 December 2014
Crop Industry News from India Ozone Pollution can Reduce Crop Yields
INDIA - The experiments conducted by Indian Council of Agricultural Research (ICAR) have shown that ozone pollution can potentially reduce the crop yields, Indian minister of state for agriculture,...
16 December 2014
Crop Industry News from India India’s Sugar Production Up 56 Per Cent
INDIA - India’s sugar production has recorded a 56 per cent increase or 614,000 tonnes at 1.78 million tonnes as on November 30, 2014. ...
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