Tag: fertilizers

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Govt advises fertilizer companies to stop tagging other products with fertilizers while selling them

Govt advises fertilizer companies to stop tagging other products with fertilizers while selling them

Neeraja Adidam, Joint Secretary (Fertilizers), Union Ministry of Chemicals and Fertilizers,...

National
No shortage of fertilizers in Rabi season

No shortage of fertilizers in Rabi season

There is more than adequate availability of key fertilizers, including urea and...

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Inflation effect: Global food import bill set to rise to nearly $2trn, but import by poor countries decreases

Inflation effect: Global food import bill set to rise to nearly $2trn, but import by poor countries decreases

The bulk of the increase in the bill is accounted for by high-income countries,...

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Cabinet approves Nutrient Based Subsidy (NBS) rates for decontrolled fertilizers for Rabi season

Cabinet approves Nutrient Based Subsidy (NBS) rates for decontrolled fertilizers for Rabi season

The Union Cabinet has approved the new Nutrient Based Subsidy (NBS) rates for decontrolled...

National
DAP sales go up by 23 per cent in H1 FY23 but MOP sales go down by 50 per cent

DAP sales go up by 23 per cent in H1 FY23 but MOP sales go down by 50 per cent

A new trend has emerged in fertilizer sales during H1 FY23, i.e., from April to...

Opinion
No respite for the common man on inflation front; WPI in double digits for 15 months

No respite for the common man on inflation front; WPI in double digits for 15 months

The WPI inflation has been 15.18 per cent for the month of June, which is marginally...

National
Morocco’s OCP Group holds key to DAP prices; China returns to fertilizer exports market

Morocco’s OCP Group holds key to DAP prices; China returns to fertilizer exports market

Indian companies have even imported some DAP recently but this quantity is less...

Agribusiness
Industry should engage with govt to reduce use of fertilizers and pesticides: Narendra Singh Tomar

Industry should engage with govt to reduce use of fertilizers and pesticides: Narendra Singh Tomar

Addressing virtually the ‘11th Agrochemicals Conference 2022 — Policy Landscape...

Rural Dialogue
Agricultural sustainability suffers as farmer not focus of govt policies: Yudhvir Singh

Agricultural sustainability suffers as farmer not focus of govt policies: Yudhvir Singh

Speaking at a Roundtable Discussion of “Fertilizers for Farmers: Impact of Ukraine...

Rural Dialogue
Fertilizer industry doesn’t want to promote organic farming: CPI leader Atul Anjan

Fertilizer industry doesn’t want to promote organic farming: CPI leader Atul Anjan

Senior CPI leader Atul Anjan held both the fertilizer industry and the government...

Technology
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Rural Voice Special: Vermicompost cheaper as well as better than chemical fertilizers; a guide to how to prepare it

Rural Voice Special: Vermicompost cheaper as well as better than chemical fertilizers; a guide to how to prepare it

While chemical fertilizers consist of a maximum of three nutrients, vermicompost...

Technology
Using right technique can lead to saving of fertilizers

Using right technique can lead to saving of fertilizers

Dr Pravin Kumar Upadhyay, an agricultural scientist in the Agronomy Division of...

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50 per cent increase in DAP subsidy; prices of complex fertilizers to remain unchanged despite high global prices

50 per cent increase in DAP subsidy; prices of complex fertilizers to remain unchanged despite high global prices

A rise in prices in the international market has led the government to increase...

International
India may buy fertilizers besides crude oil on discount from Russia

India may buy fertilizers besides crude oil on discount from Russia

India is considering importing cheap fertilizers from Russia and its ally Belarus....

International
Russia–Ukraine tensions likely to disrupt supply of barley and fertilizers

Russia–Ukraine tensions likely to disrupt supply of barley and fertilizers

Russia produces 17.1 per cent of the natural gas in the world. It is the largest...

National
Status quo in agriculture budget; hope from natural farming in Amrit Kaal

Status quo in agriculture budget; hope from natural farming in Amrit Kaal

Despite the elections to the five State Assemblies being so close, the Budget has...