Maize acreage is expected to go up, but output may fall by 5.75 percent due to the massive armyworm infestation.
08 Oct 2019 7:14 PM
However, rains in East and Northeast and Northwest India were deficient at 12 per cent and 2 per cent, respectively.
03 Oct 2019 1:22 AM
This would aid sowing and nurturing of the Kharif crops and help Rabi crops as well.
14 Sep 2019 1:39 AM
The area sown to most kharif crops will be recovered as sowing window is till September 15.
01 Sep 2019 12:58 PM
Meanwhile, the country received 604.8 mm rainfall as of Friday, against the normal of 595.7 mm, which is an excess of 2 per cent.
17 Aug 2019 12:59 AM
The Centre is in touch with the states to jointly tackle the situation if there is any drought like situation.
08 Jul 2019 5:40 PM
Rice, the main kharif crop, was sown in 52.47 lakh hectare till last week, down from 68.60 lakh hectare in the year-ago period.
07 Jul 2019 12:18 PM
BJP MP pens book on India’s rural society and economy, criticises river-linking project.
28 Nov 2018 6:27 AM
The country had produced 140.73 MT foodgrains in the kharif season of 2017-18 crop year (July-June).
26 Sep 2018 12:47 PM
Farm sector accounts for about 14 pc of India’s $2.6 trillion economy and employs more than half of the country’s 1.3 bn people.
02 Aug 2018 9:12 AM
Retail inflation has been projected to rise further to 5 per cent in the first quarter of next financial year 2019-20.
01 Aug 2018 4:13 PM
The rally will jointly be organised by the Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) and Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) in Malout.
11 Jul 2018 1:58 PM
BJP is making all efforts to increase its tally in the next general election from two at present.
08 Jul 2018 6:43 AM
Warns of nationwide protest against govt, to chalk out strategy on July 13.
08 Jul 2018 12:36 AM
The party also alleged that the government is not serious in solving the issues that have been troubling farmers.
05 Jul 2018 7:06 AM
MSP is the price at which the govt purchases crops from the farmers, whatever may be the price for the crops.
05 Jul 2018 2:02 AM
The proposed hike is estimated to cost the taxpayers a whopping amount of Rs 15,000 crore annually.
04 Jul 2018 1:15 PM
The govt is confident of receiving around Rs 13 lakh crore GST revenue this financial year.
04 Jul 2018 12:03 PM
PM says fair and remunerative price will be announced in 2 weeks.
30 Jun 2018 12:51 AM
Govt will take A2+FL formula to determine cost of production of agri-crops and fix accordingly MSP.
10 Feb 2018 10:28 AM