Kharif foodgrain output seen at record 135 MT, pulses up 57%
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Kharif foodgrain output seen at record 135 MT, pulses up 57%

India’s foodgrain production is estimated to rise by 9 per cent to an all-time high of 135.03 million tonnes in the kharif season (summer sown) of 2016-17 on…

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Bengal Govt directs for cold storage of veggies to control prices
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Bengal Govt directs for cold storage of veggies to control prices

West Bengal government is attempting to take measures to control costs of vegetables amid the up and coming bubbly season. The state agriculture marketing minister Tapan Dasgupta has…

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Encourage Farmers to Sow Pulses In Winter, says Agriculture Minister
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Encourage Farmers to Sow Pulses In Winter, says Agriculture Minister

The central government on Thursday urged states to promote sowing of pulses even in the Rabi (winter) season beginning October and ensure that farmers get Minimum Support Price…

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Nepal invites Indian investment in agriculture, herbal sectors
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Nepal invites Indian investment in agriculture, herbal sectors

Nepal’s new Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal said the country has simplified tax regime and also ratifying bilateral investment promotion and protection pact with India. Wooing Indian investments…

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Ocean Warming To Impact Food Production In India: Study
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Ocean Warming To Impact Food Production In India: Study

Food security of India and several other major key food producing countries are threatened by changing weather patterns due to warming of the oceans, which may well be…

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Lower prices of pulses yet to reach consumer as retail rates still high
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Lower prices of pulses yet to reach consumer as retail rates still high

In wholesale, toor/arhar dal in Delhi was offering for Rs 98 a kg, while government information said it was at Rs 115 and retail costs at over Rs…

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