The Netherlands is the second largest exporter of agricultural products in the world (2018: US$ 100 billion) and has vast experience in managing supply chains for fresh vegetables, food and flowers to market destinations all over the world.
From 512 million in 2012 to nearly 536 million in 2019, the livestock population has increased by 4.6%, as per the 20th livestock census. Cows account for over one-fourth of the total livestock population & increase 18% from the previous census.
India received the heaviest monsoon rain in 25 years. While rain usually cheers up the agricultural heartland, the erratic monsoon left many crops damaged.
The team of precision agriculture department has been working with Coffee Board of India to address the needs of the coffee farmers.
Nearly a fourth of their hybrid cotton seeds production of Kaveri next year would be through GMS technology and entire hybrid cotton seeds production will shift to GMS technology over next 2-3 years.
The award was less than a tenth of the $346.2 million AgroFresh had asked for.
According to the first advance estimate released last month, the agriculture ministry is estimating an output of 6.1 million tonnes.
According to industry data, of the 4,00,000 tonnes quota for tur, 1,36,000 tonnes have already been imported.
The standard guidelines cover all the commercial varieties of potatoes, considering shape, skin colour and flesh colour.
What the government is doing is hurting farmers rather than resolving the country’s onion mess.
The crop was badly affected in low-lying areas of Madhya Pradesh, Maharashtra and Rajasthan due to water-logging
The minister also launched startup scheme 'Yuva Sahakar' and NGO Sahakar Bharti's 'Simply Desi' brand to promote products manufactured by cooperatives.
While rain would normally cheer the agricultural heartland, monsoon was erratic and has left crops damaged.
Plans to train, ensure easy credit and provide support to 10,000 farmer producer organisations.
The prices of tomatoes have climbed to Rs 80 a kg in last few days burning pockets of consumers.
For a 200 gram packet of branded Assam tea sold in India for Rs 68, less than Rs 5 is left for workers.
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