Tomato growers make a killing
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Tomato growers make a killing

While prices crashed in May, it has doubled and, in some cases, increased four times since June In May, tomato cultivators in Kolar were dumping their crop by…

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Farm output to soar after good spell of monsoon
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Farm output to soar after good spell of monsoon

India’s agriculture production and income are poised to soar as a detailed analysis of this year’s monsoon by the weather office shows there were good showers in farms…

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250 mandis in 10 states linked with e-agri market in 1st phase
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250 mandis in 10 states linked with e-agri market in 1st phase

Government has integrated 250 mandis in ten states with the electronic national agriculture market (e-NAM) in the first phase, on which commodities worth Rs 421 crore have been…

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Mumbai to get 17 weekly markets run by farmers.
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Mumbai to get 17 weekly markets run by farmers.

Maharashtra government has approved the proposals to set up weekly farmer markets at 17 places in Mumbai and at 70 places in rest of the state under the…

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Government procures 3740.47 metric tonne pulses till October 2.
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Government procures 3740.47 metric tonne pulses till October 2.

The government agencies have procured 3740.47 metric tonne pulses as on October 2 during ongoing Kharif Marketing Season (KMS). The Central government has directed FCI and NAFED to…

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Your eating habits too are keeping pulse prices high
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Your eating habits too are keeping pulse prices high

Why have heartbeats turned out to be so costly in the course of recent years? The simple answer is shortage. Two back to back dry years hit creation…

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Government says its procurement helping pulses fetch better prices in mandis
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Government says its procurement helping pulses fetch better prices in mandis

Direct procurement of pulses by state-run agencies at the minimum support price is helping farmers get better prices for their produce in the market, the government said on…

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Mahindra Univeg announces minority shareholding in MeraKisan
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Mahindra Univeg announces minority shareholding in MeraKisan

Mahindra Univeg Pvt. Ltd., a 60:40 joint venture between Mahindra Agri Solutions Ltd. and Univeg (Greenyard Foods), today announced a minority shareholding in MeraKisan Pvt. Ltd. MeraKisan Pvt.…

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Monsanto hits back at National Seed Association of India in row over seed patents
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Monsanto hits back at National Seed Association of India in row over seed patents

MonsantoBSE -0.04 % has rubbished charges by Indian seeds firms that the global giant was spreading falsehoods about patents, and has accused the National Seed Association of India…

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PM Narendra Modi dedicates 7 new plant species to nation
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PM Narendra Modi dedicates 7 new plant species to nation

Prime Minsiter Narendra Modi on Monday dedicated seven new indigenously developed varieties of plants to the nation and interacted with farmers to mark the 75th anniversary of the…

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