States

Political economy of sugarcane, paddy crucial for 2022 UP polls

Political economy of sugarcane, paddy crucial for 2022 UP polls

While the political firmament is abuzz with pre-poll activities, the farmer leaders,...

Rataul mango gets GI tag, joins league of Dussehri

Rataul mango gets GI tag, joins league of Dussehri

The famous Rataul mango brand of Uttar Pradesh (UP) has been awarded the prestigious...

UP sugar mills stand in arrears of Rs 4,450 cr to the cane farmers for last crushing season

UP sugar mills stand in arrears of Rs 4,450 cr to the cane farmers for last crushing season

The new sugarcane crushing season (2021-22) has started in UP but the cane farmers’...

Amid farmers’ agitation, UP to invest Rs 722 crore in agri start-ups

Amid farmers’ agitation, UP to invest Rs 722 crore in agri start-ups

Amid the ongoing farmers’ agitation, the UP govt has planned to invest more than...

Ahead of 2022 polls, Yogi targets 7 MT of paddy procurement

Ahead of 2022 polls, Yogi targets 7 MT of paddy procurement

In the run-up to the crucial 2022 UP polls, the Yogi government is targeting to...

Fish farming perking up rural economy in UP

Fish farming perking up rural economy in UP

Looking to provide lucrative alternative avenues of income to the farmers, the Uttar...

Lights, camera, action: UP to float global tender for Rs 6,000-crore Film City

Lights, camera, action: UP to float global tender for Rs 6,000-crore Film City

Positioned to rival the world’s largest Mumbai film industry nicknamed Bollywood,...

Yogi govt gives impetus to dairy sector for rural jobs

Yogi govt gives impetus to dairy sector for rural jobs

UP’s milk output is increasing at an average of more than 0.9 MT annually. According...

Sugarcane area jumps 30 per cent in Eastern UP

Sugarcane area jumps 30 per cent in Eastern UP

In the last four years, the cane acreage in Eastern UP has witnessed a nearly 30...

Paddy area in UP increases to 6 million hectares

Paddy area in UP increases to 6 million hectares

With an increase in paddy area in UP from 5.89 million hectares last year to 6 million...

UP slaps recovery notices on private sugar mills

UP slaps recovery notices on private sugar mills

Against the backdrop of the ongoing farm stir and the protesting farmers highlighting...

UP village enterprises get Rs 1,000-crore package

UP village enterprises get Rs 1,000-crore package

Amid stir by a section of farmers over new farm laws, the UP government has decided...

UP demands higher quota of imported urea

UP demands higher quota of imported urea

With the 2022 UP election barely six months away, the state government has urged...

UP sugar mills owe about Rs 8,000 crore to cane farmers

UP sugar mills owe about Rs 8,000 crore to cane farmers

According to the data from the UP Sugar Industry and Cane Development Department...

Sugar sector contributes 8.45% to UP’s economy

Sugar sector contributes 8.45% to UP’s economy

The sugar and sugarcane sector, which sustains the livelihood of about 5 million...

Women to lead doorstep banking in UP countryside

Women to lead doorstep banking in UP countryside

As part of its overarching mission to empower women and make banking services available...

Political economy of sugarcane, paddy crucial for 2022 UP polls

While the political firmament is abuzz with pre-poll activities, the farmer leaders, spearheading the agitation against the central...

States

In a global first, SLCM launches ‘Made in India’ QC app for food grains

A global first for food grains, the AgriReach Mobile Quality Check (QC) App allows the user to get an on-the-spot assessment of the...

Technology

Making technology relevant: Interventions for transforming Indian agriculture sector

Today, the adoption and use of technology throughout the agriculture supply chain is crucial. Three broad targets – productivity,...

Opinion

ReshaMandi raises $30 mn in India’s largest Series A funding for a B2B marketplace

ReshaMandi, India’s first silk-tech start-up that serves as a B2B (business-to-business) marketplace for silk farmers, businesses...

Agribusiness

Roots Foundation to train nearly 50,000 farmers of Punjab and Haryana to tackle stubble burning

Every winter, the burning of crop residue of over 30 mt in Madhya Pradesh, Punjab and Haryana causes the pollution levels to rise...

National

IFFCO Chairman BS Nakai passes away

Balvinder Singh Nakai, the IFFCO Chairman, passed away on October 11. He was 86. A veteran cooperator, Nakai was associated with IFFCO...

Cooperatives