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Aug 20, 2019, 07.08 AM IST
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Sugarcane, cotton, apple crops hit by late rainfall pan-India

Damage yet to be assessed but economists feel rain may have positive overall impact.

Rice-wheat at new high, Food grains output falls short of target

The shortfall is majorly due to decline in the production of pulses due to prevailing drought like conditions in pulses growing regions of Maharashtra, Gujarat and Karnataka during the last Kharif season.

Punjab Agriculture Department raids vendors selling spurious pesticides, agriculture inputs

the state-wide raids have been conducted on 410 shops and subsequently 207 samples have been drawn for examination.

Higher water storage improves prospect of Kharif, Rabi crops

As per official data, water storage in 107 reservoirs across India rose to 106.6 billion cubic metres (BCM) till August 14, compared to the 10-year average of 87.5 BCM.

Chief Ministers’ Panel on Agriculture, states talk  genetically modified crops in ‘restricted spaces’

Panel to make changes in Essential Commodities Act to remove stock limits.

Monsoon rebound prepares ground for bumper harvest

Conditions are ripe for a good harvest of the kharif crop & higher farm incomes, which should boost demand.

Chief Ministry Panel, states talk use of GM crops in restricted spaces

While the contentious move may take time as some state governments have opposed introduction of GM crops, the Chief Minister’s Panel on Agriculture has decided to make substantial changes in the Essential Commodities Act

Direct payment system for grain farmers of Punjab, Haryana soon

MSP for procurement won’t be routed via middlemen in these two states; agents or arthiyas likely to oppose new system.

Pulses exporters seek sops, say this will check prices

The government has a stock of close to 3.5 million tonnes of pulses, including a buffer of 1.4 million tonnes, said industry executives.

Policymakers may have to focus on rewards & incentives to scale up farmers and industry: Experts

Here's a list of reforms that will go a long way in empowering our farmers.

Government to soon launch farmer-friendly crop insurance scheme: Narendra Singh Tomar

Government to soon launch farmer-friendly crop insurance scheme: Narendra Singh Tomar

Looking to increase benefits under PMFBY after states’ feedback: Tomar

Farm exports dips 10.6% in first quarter

Farm exports dips 10.6% in first quarter

The exports of fresh fruits, processed vegetables and fruits, juices and processed meat have shown growth over last year.

Ministry of Electronics and IT's e-Kiosks target 30 million farmers

Ministry of Electronics and IT's e-Kiosks target 30 million farmers

Under the PM-KMY, a monthly pension of Rs 3,000 will be provided to farmers holding up to 2 hectares of farmland.

Punjab govt to provide over 28,000 agro-machines to farmers to prevent stubble burning

Punjab govt to provide over 28,000 agro-machines to farmers to prevent stubble burning

The govt is focusing on delivering state-of-the-art machines to farmers to manage the stubble and make Punjab a zero stubble burning state.

CSCs to enrol 3 crore farmers for PMKMY by August 15

CSCs to enrol 3 crore farmers for PMKMY by August 15

The pension is dispensed under the scheme “Pradhan Mantri Kisan Maan-Dhan Yojana (PM-KMY) which was announced in the Budget 2019-20.

2 cr farmers to be enrolled under PM-KMY by August 15

2 cr farmers to be enrolled under PM-KMY by August 15

The PM-KMY scheme is being implemented across the country, including Jammu and Kashmir and Ladakh (both newly created Union Territories), Tyagi said.

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