The Indian seed market is dominated by maize, cotton, paddy, wheat, sorghum, sunflower and millets.
24 Oct 2019 1:38 AM
Trade deficit with China increased to USD 63.12 billion in 2017-18 from USD 51.11 billion in 2016-17.
27 Mar 2019 6:30 PM
The country had produced 284.83 million tonne (MT) in the 2017-18 crop year (July-June).
28 Feb 2019 2:26 PM
Under the new policy, the states will also have an option to choose the existing Price Support Scheme.
12 Sep 2018 2:07 PM
The new scheme will be implemented for up to 25 per cent of the oilseeds production of the state.
09 Sep 2018 1:33 PM
Currently, the crop cutting experiment (CCE) —the traditional random survey method is used to estimate crop yields of a location.
05 Sep 2018 9:13 AM
Most farmers in the country are small and marginal, who could hardly afford costly agri-equipment and machineries.
15 Aug 2018 12:07 PM
The govt is confident of receiving around Rs 13 lakh crore GST revenue this financial year.
04 Jul 2018 12:03 PM
Agriculture credit is growing every year and reached Rs 10 lakh crore last fiscal.
24 Apr 2018 3:30 PM
Agriculture ministry has finalised details of implementing the ambitious MSP schemes as announced in the budget.
09 Apr 2018 1:25 PM
During the 2017-18 crop year (July-June), 4.79 crore farmers have been covered under PMFBY.
02 Apr 2018 2:26 PM
Onion is being sold at over Rs 50 per kg in the national capital, Mumbai and Kolkata, respectively.
11 Jan 2018 2:41 PM
For current fiscal government had initially given a budget of Rs 9,000.75 crore for PMFBY.
10 Jan 2018 12:39 PM
At present, 470 mandis across 14 states are live and 90 commodities are being traded on e-NAM platform.
07 Dec 2017 1:31 PM
Government had announced the bonus during last two years in a bid to boost production of pulses and oilseeds.
06 Nov 2017 4:57 PM
Nafed had procured pulses and other commodities worth Rs 5,800 crore during 2016-17 fiscal mainly under the PSF.
16 Jun 2017 3:44 PM
The ministry has [proposed a hike from 10 per cent to 20 per cent.
07 May 2017 12:46 PM