Centre gives nod to NABARD to raise funds for projects
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Centre gives nod to NABARD to raise funds for projects

The Centre today gave its nod to the National Bank for Agriculture and Rural Development (NABARD) to raise extra budgetary resources (EBR), up to Rs 9,020 crore, through…

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Farm loan waivers in three states have already started impacting most banks
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Farm loan waivers in three states have already started impacting most banks

Farm loan waivers in three states have already started impacting most banks’ balance sheets with a rise in non-performing assets (NPAs) in the first quarter ending June this…

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A bag of vegetables is fast slipping out of the ambit of a budget kitchen.
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A bag of vegetables is fast slipping out of the ambit of a budget kitchen.

From tomatoes and small onions to even the fresh greens, prices of most vegetables are up across the region A bag of vegetables is fast slipping out of…

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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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