Tag: oilseeds

National
India's April palm oil imports increased 34 pc on lower global prices

India's April palm oil imports increased 34 pc on lower global prices

India imported 70.69 lakh metric tons of edible oils during the first half of the...

National
Oilseed farmers deprived of MSP, though sunflower oil import at record high

Oilseed farmers deprived of MSP, though sunflower oil import at record high

In March, the import of sunflower oil increased by 50 percent to a record level...

Agribusiness
Gujarat edible oils Industry demands urgent measures to curb edible oil imports

Gujarat edible oils Industry demands urgent measures to curb edible oil imports

Gujarat Edible Oils and Oilseed Association has demanded urgent measures to curb...

Opinion
The Yellow Revolution: Need of the Hour

The Yellow Revolution: Need of the Hour

Indian dependence on imports growing to almost 60-65% of our consumption seriously...

National
Union Budget: Agri sector demands enhanced cash assistance, national mission on edible oils

Union Budget: Agri sector demands enhanced cash assistance, national mission on edible oils

Experts say that the government should in this year's Budget enhance cash assistance...

National
Wheat sowing up 1.40 pc to 337.18 lakh ha so far

Wheat sowing up 1.40 pc to 337.18 lakh ha so far

The area under wheat sowing has increased by 1.40 per cent to 337.18 lakh ha so...

National
Area sown for Rabi crops up by 2.86 per cent

Area sown for Rabi crops up by 2.86 per cent

The total area sown for Rabi crops is at 665.58 lakh hectares so far in the current...

National
More area under wheat and mustard in current Rabi season than last year

More area under wheat and mustard in current Rabi season than last year

The effect of high prices of wheat and mustard is visible in the area sown for the...

National
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,...

National
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...

National
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...

National
Foodgrain production to be record 315.72 mt: 4th AE 2021-22

Foodgrain production to be record 315.72 mt: 4th AE 2021-22

The production of foodgrains in the country is estimated at 315.72 mt, higher by...

National
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...

National
Paddy acreage in current Kharif season 35.46 lakh ha below that last year; total crop acreage less by 18.26 lakh ha

Paddy acreage in current Kharif season 35.46 lakh ha below that last year; total crop acreage less by 18.26 lakh ha

The government has eventually released the figures for paddy sowing acreage for...

National
National targets for food grains at 3280, pulses 295.5 and oilseeds 413.4 lt for 2022-23

National targets for food grains at 3280, pulses 295.5 and oilseeds 413.4 lt for 2022-23

As per Second Advance Estimates (2021-22), total foodgrain production in the country...

National
Russia–Ukraine war an opportunity for self-reliance in edible oils, provided govt guarantees MSP

Russia–Ukraine war an opportunity for self-reliance in edible oils, provided govt guarantees MSP

In 2021-22, the edible oil imports of India are expected to remain at about 130...