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Karnataka Poultry farmers seek ‘Agriculture’ status under Income Tax Act

Farmers association has made a representation to the Minister of Finance on the need to incorporate poultry farming as ‘agriculture’.

Haryana waives market fee on pulses

The Agriculture Department had already approved this exemption in accordance with Rule 30(6) of Haryana Agricultural Produce Markets (General) Rules, 1962.

Monsoon has covered nearly half of India: IMD

Monsoon rains are crucial for farmers who plant cane, corn, cotton, rice and soybean in June and July, with harvests from October.

Agrarian crisis issue may be pushed to the fringes, fear farmers’ leaders

Farmers continue to struggle with the perennial problems of the agriculture sector.

Budget may provide long term measures for agriculture sector: Report

The report said income support to the farmers should be provided in higher magnitude for a prolonged period, at least for five years.

Digital tech to help in doubling farmers’ income

The government has also set up 713 Krishi vigyan kendras and 684 agricultural technology management agencies at district level for dissemination of technologies among farm community.

Violators of crop residue burning to be penalized: Narendra Singh Tomar

Tomar said that paddy stubble burning is mainly practiced in Indo-gangetic plains of Punjab, Haryana and Uttar Pradesh.

Sugar mills owe Rs 18,958 cr to cane farmers; UP mills' outstanding at over Rs 11K cr

Mills in Uttar Pradesh owe the maximum amount at Rs 11,082 crore, followed by Karnataka (Rs 1,704 crore) and Maharashtra (Rs 1,338 crore).

Rs 12,305 cr disbursed so far to farmers under PM-KISAN scheme

The scheme provides a payment of Rs 6,000 per year in three equal instalments of Rs 2,000 to beneficiaries.

Govt rules out decontrolling urea prices

“There is no proposal for fixing a Nutrient – Based Subsidy rate (NBS) for urea and hence, question does not arise to decontrol the prices of urea in the market,” Union Minister for Chemicals and Fertilisers said.

New scheme to provide social security pension to farmers

New scheme to provide social security pension to farmers

The beneficiary can opt to become member of the Scheme by subscribing to a Pension Fund, managed by the Life Insurance Corporation (LIC)," the minister said in a written reply.

Hike in import duty on US apples to strengthen domestic prices

Hike in import duty on US apples to strengthen domestic prices

Though output was more than average in Jammu & Kashmir last year, quality was marred by erratic weather.

Rice production in India to shrink due to late monsoon

Rice production in India to shrink due to late monsoon

The world’s second-largest producer of the cereal has seen a harsh summer this year.

34.06 million tonnes of wheat procured

34.06 million tonnes of wheat procured

In Rajasthan, where the government has been able to purchase 1.4 million tonnes as against the target of 1.7 million tonnes, the procurement window is till June 30.

AHSI signs MoU with Singapore Botanical Gardens to work for sustainable development

AHSI signs MoU with Singapore Botanical Gardens to work for sustainable development

Under this partnership both parties will extend mutual cooperation to foster capacity building and training in horticulture.

PM Kisan Nidhi: Rajasthan, Madhya Pradesh come on board

PM Kisan Nidhi: Rajasthan, Madhya Pradesh come on board

There are 8 million beneficiary farmers in Madhya Pradesh and 5.5 million in Rajasthan.

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