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16 December 2014
Crop Industry News from India India Government Promotes Bee Keeping
INDIA - The government of India is promoting bee keeping to ensure no shortfall in production....
15 December 2014
Crop Industry News from India No Ban on Bonus on Purchase Price of India Wheat
INDIA - The Government has not put any ban on bonus on purchase price of wheat, but has decided that a surplus under decentralised mode of procurement (DCP) State gives bonus to farmers for wheat...
12 December 2014
Crop Industry News from India India’s November Soymeal Exports Drops
INDIA - India has recorded a drop in soymeal exports during November 2014 to 110,807 tonnes, as compared to 519,125 tonnes exported during the same month last year....
Crop Industry News from India India’s Cotton Output at 40.2 Million Bales
INDIA - India’s cotton output has recorded a drop in output that was recorded at 40.2 million bales (170 kgs each in 1 bale) during 2014-15, the Cotton Association of India (CAI) said in its...
10 December 2014
Crop Industry News from India India’s Oilmeals Export Down by 45 Per Cent During April to Nov 2014
INDIA - India’s oilmeals export has recorded a whopping 45 per cent drop at 1.42 million tonnes during April to November 2014....
03 December 2014
Crop Industry News from India India’s Rabi Area Coverage Down to 36.09 Million Hectare
INDIA - India has recorded a drop in rabi area coverage at 36.09 million hectares as oF November 28, as per rabi crops data released by directorate of economics and statistics, Indian agriculture...
02 December 2014
Crop Industry News from India Food Demand in India Set for Significant Growth
INDIA - The real value of agrifood demand in India is set to rise by 136 per cent between 2009 and 2050, reflecting strong income and population growth across the continent....
01 December 2014
Crop Industry News from India Inter-Linking River Can Improve Irrigation Capacity by 90 Per Cent Says River Minister
INDIA - Indian Minister for Water Resources, River Development and Ganga Rejuvenation Sushri Uma Bharti has said recently that inter-linking of river will raise the irrigation capacity of the...
28 November 2014
Crop Industry News from India Saskatchewan Premier Meets Indian Agriculture Minister
INDIA - In order to increase cooperation in the field of agriculture, a Canadian delegation led by Premier of Saskatchewan Brad Wall met Indian agriculture minister, Radha Mohan Singh recently....
19 November 2014
Crop Industry News from India Protect Interests of Cotton Farmers, CCI Told
INDIA -Expressing concerns of cotton sales in the country, Indian agriculture minister, Radha Mohan Singh has asked Cotton Corporation of India (CCI) to protect the interest of cotton farmers...
18 November 2014
Crop Industry News from India Irrigation for All Fields by 2024, Says Indian River Development Minister
INDIA - All fields will have irrigation facilities in the next 10 years, water resources, river development and Ganga rejuvenation minister, Uma Bharati said recently....
Crop Industry News from India DuPont New Tech to Check Counterfeit Pesticides
INDIA - In order to fight sales of illegal and counterfeit pesticides, American chemical company, DuPont has introduced two new solutions to tackle the use of illegal pesticides....
17 November 2014
Crop Industry News from India SEAI Launches Paid Marketplace for Members
INDIA - To help members to sell and promote thier products, the Solvent Extractors Association of India (SEAI) has lauched a new platform called marketplace to help the members to market their...
Crop Industry News from India ICRISAT Helps Farmers Producer Organisations
INDIA - To make agriclutre profitable to farmers, Hyderabad based United Nations organisation, International Crops Research Institute for the Semi-Arid Tropics (ICRISAT) has organised a one day...
12 November 2014
Crop Industry News from India Several Years of Lower Crop Prices Predicted
INDIA - Grain producers should consider cutting costs to prepare for what could be several years of lower crop prices, Purdue University agricultural economists say....
11 November 2014
Crop Industry News from India New Zealand Minister Meets Indian Agriculture Minister to Increase Opportunities
INDIA - In order to enhance bilateral cooperation between the two countries in agriculture and allied sectors, New Zealand primary minister, Nathan Guy met Indian agriculture minister, Radha...
07 November 2014
Crop Industry News from India India’s Soybean Kharif Yield Up 21.70 Per Cent in 2014
INDIA - India’s soybean yield has recorded a 21.70 per cent growth during 2014 at 959 Kg per hectare as compared 788 Kg per hectare during Kharif 2013....
06 November 2014
Crop Industry News from India Air Pollution in India Impacts Crops, says Study
INDIA - Air pollution has cut India’s projected grain yields by half, the research paper published in the Proceedings of National Academy of Sciences said recently....
05 November 2014
Crop Industry News from India Bihar Posts 30 Per Cent Growth in Agriculture Production
INDIA - With attaining number one position in eastern region, Bihar state has recorded 30 per cent growth in agricultural production at 15.1 million tonnes....
Crop Industry News from India Delayed, Erratic Monsoon Rains to Reduce Cereal Production
INDIA - Harvesting of the 2014 main “kharif” season crops, including rice and maize, is currently underway. Late and below-average monsoon rains over the main cereal producing areas in June...
04 November 2014
Crop Industry News from India Afghan Ambassador Meets India's Agriculture Minister
INDIA - In order to take cooperation between the two countries to the next level, Afghanistan's Ambassador, Shaida Moh. Abdali met Indian Agriculture Minister, Radha Mohan Singh in Delhi last...
27 October 2014
Crop Industry News from India Indian Feed Association Acts as Platform to Resolve Livestock Issues
INDIA - The Compound Feed Manufacturers Association (CLFMA) of India which plays a very important role in Indian feed market has got a new chairman. 5m Publishing spoke to Amit Saraogi (pictured),...
24 October 2014
Crop Industry News from India India’s Vegetable Oil Imports up 21 Per Cent in September
INDIA - India has recorded a 21 per cent increase in vegetable oil imports for September 2014 at 1.04 million tonnes....
21 October 2014
Crop Industry News from India India’s Oilmeals Exports Down 43 Per Cent
INDIA - India’s oilmeals export has recorded a drop of 43 per cent for the first half ended September 30, 2014 (April to September) at 950,599 tonnes....
07 October 2014
Crop Industry News from India RCF Scouting for Partner to Build Plant in Iran
INDIA - Indian government owned fertilizers company, Rashtriya Chemicals and Fertilisers Ltd (RCF) have said that it is looking for partners to build $800 million fertilizers plant in Iran....
06 October 2014
Crop Industry News from India Andhra Pradesh to Form Farmers Corporation
INDIA - In order to take care of farm sectors in the state, Andhra Pradesh government will set up Farmers Empower Corporation (FEC) in the state....
03 October 2014
Crop Industry News from India Cargill to Open Corn Milling Unit in Karnataka
INDIA - In order to increase its presence in India, US based Cargill’s Indian arm is setting up a corn milling unit in Davenagere, Karnataka....
30 September 2014
Crop Industry News from India Madhya Pradesh Signs Three MoUs at Krishi Expo
INDIA - In order to provide agricultural equipment to its farmers, Madhya Pradesh (MP) government has signed three memorandum of understandings (MoUs) at the Haldhar Krishi Expo....
Crop Industry News from India Punjab to Host Commonwealth Meet on Agriculture
INDIA - London-based Commonwealth Parliamentary Association (CPA) has selected Punjab state to host its workshop of Parliamentary Agriculture Committees....
24 September 2014
Crop Industry News from India India’s 2014-15 Cotton Crop Estimated at 46.85 Million Bales
INDIA - India’s cotton output during the 2014-15 has been estimated at 46.85 million bales of 170 kgs each....
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