Tag: Ministry of Agriculture and Farmers Welfare

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India ready to deal with sustainability challenges facing agriculture and food systems : Tomar

India ready to deal with sustainability challenges facing agriculture and food systems : Tomar

Union Minister of Agriculture and Farmers Welfare, Narendra Singh Tomar  said that...

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Govt should assess farmers’ loss due to rain soon and give compensation: Farmer organizations

Govt should assess farmers’ loss due to rain soon and give compensation: Farmer organizations

The Kharif crops that were nearly ready to be harvested in several states, including...

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Rice production estimated to be lower by 6.77 million tonnes in 2022-23 Kharif season

Rice production estimated to be lower by 6.77 million tonnes in 2022-23 Kharif season

Rice production in the Kharif season for 2022-23 is estimated at 104.99 million...

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AatmaNirbhar Bharat in agriculture can provide food for all in the world: Narendra Singh Tomar

AatmaNirbhar Bharat in agriculture can provide food for all in the world: Narendra Singh Tomar

Union Minister for Agriculture and Farmers Welfare Narendra Singh Tomar noted that...

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Area sown decreases for paddy and pulses

Area sown decreases for paddy and pulses

While the area sown for rice (paddy) has gone down from 417.93 lakh ha in 2021 to...

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Use cattle waste effectively to avoid any possible environmental problems: Agriculture Minister Tomar

Use cattle waste effectively to avoid any possible environmental problems: Agriculture Minister Tomar

Forewarning at a session on ‘Feed, food and waste’ at IDF WDS 2022, Union Minister...

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Established and existing procedure for fertilizer registration followed in approval to nano urea: Govt

Established and existing procedure for fertilizer registration followed in approval to nano urea: Govt

The Union Government has said that the established and existing procedure for the...

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Central team constituted on paddy dwarfing disease; IARI interim report identifies cause of disease

Central team constituted on paddy dwarfing disease; IARI interim report identifies cause of disease

The Central Government seems to be quite worried about the unknown mystery dwarfing...

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Paddy acreage falls by 43.83 lakh hectares; foodgrain stocks at 4-year low in central pool

Paddy acreage falls by 43.83 lakh hectares; foodgrain stocks at 4-year low in central pool

The paddy acreage is lagging behind that last year by 43.83 lakh hectares due to...

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NRCE in collaboration with IVRI makes Lumpi-ProVacInd vaccine to protect livestock from lumpy skin disease

NRCE in collaboration with IVRI makes Lumpi-ProVacInd vaccine to protect livestock from lumpy skin disease

The National Research Centre on Equine (NRCE), Hisar (Haryana), in collaboration...

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Govt launches 11th Agri Census; smartphones and tablets to be used for data collection

Govt launches 11th Agri Census; smartphones and tablets to be used for data collection

The government has launched the Eleventh Agriculture Census (2021-22) in the country....

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Rainfall deficit of 42-53 per cent in several states may adversely affect foodgrain production in Kharif season

Rainfall deficit of 42-53 per cent in several states may adversely affect foodgrain production in Kharif season

The government did not issue the paddy acreage figures last week. The figures issued...

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AFFI says apple farmers face widespread indebtedness and pauperization, urges govt for a legally guaranteed MSP

AFFI says apple farmers face widespread indebtedness and pauperization, urges govt for a legally guaranteed MSP

Of an average price of Rs 80 per kg that the consumer pays for apples, the farmer...

Opinion
Much more besides MSP within wide purview of committee; questions raised no sooner than it is formed

Much more besides MSP within wide purview of committee; questions raised no sooner than it is formed

The way the SKM does not want to be a part of the committee, the latter may meet...