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View: Farm laws to bring more freedom, and better prices
Surveys show 42% of farmers want to move out of it. Between 1970-71 and 2015-16, the number of farms more than doubled from 71 million to 145 million while the average farm size more than halved from 2.28 hectares to 1.08. The main solution lies in moving people out of agriculture into manufacturing and services. Other measures are only palliatives.
Apple prices tumble in wholesale on weak demand, high supply
In the Delhi Azadpur mandi average price of apple was about Rs 40-50 a kg which ...
Supply shortage, rise in demand push potato prices up by 40% in major cities
In the major metros of Mumbai, Delhi, Kolkata and Chennai potato...
Palm slips for second day on weaker Dalian prices
Exports from Malaysia to the world's second-largest palm buyer China have picked up ahead of the week-long holiday for the Mid-Autumn festival, starting Oct. 1, according to cargo surveyor data.
Tomato prices skyrocket as rains destroy crops
Gadhave said that prices of vegetables like capsicum, cucumber and bitter gourd have increased by 25% to 30% in the past one month. In the wholesale market of Mumbai, capsicum is being sold at Rs 55 a kg, cucumber at Rs 50 a kg, bitter gourd at Rs 45 a kg and bottle gourd at Rs 30 a kg, he said.
View: New farm bills will unshackle 43% of India’s workforce that is engaged in the sector
Farmers will be able to enter into agreements with food processors to grow processable varieties and sell them at assured prices. Nor will they be restricted in to whom and where they sell their produce.
Retail tomato prices surge to Rs 80-85 per kg in Delhi due to tight supply
Mother Dairy's Safal vegetable outlets were selling tomato at Rs 78/kg, while e-tailer Grofers at Rs 74-75/kg and Big Basket at up to Rs 60 per kg on Saturday. At Azadpur mandi, Asia's largest fruits and vegetable wholesale market, tomato prices were ruling at Rs 40-60 per kg, according to trade data.
Many farm leaders welcome agricultural reforms despite some resistance in Punjab and Haryana
The bills remove restrictions on sale and transportation of farm produce and allows them to enter into contracts with large buyers at an assured price.
Farm fix: Two worrisome features of the farm bills that invite valid opposition
Arhtiyas are also politically influential. In all probability, they call the shots in the ongoing protests. But there are two features of the bills that invite valid opposition: one, infraction of the states’ right to decide on intra-state commerce in agriculture, and two, officer-led dispute settlement outside the ambit of judicial review.
Orange special: Railways mulls linking Kisan Trains to seasonal fruits, vegetables
First off the mark could be an Orange Special Kisan Train between Nagpur and Delhi and a Keenu Special from Punjab to West Bengal and Odisha during December and January.
Vegetable exports jump 20% on strong demand, lower air freight and goodwill
Indian exporters also earned goodwill as they had ensured steady supply even when freight rates were high unlike countries like Egypt, China, Kenya and Dominican Republic.
Deblending order supports rally in mustard oil
Food Safety and Standards (Food Products Standards and Food Additives) Regulation, 2011 permits admixture of any two edible vegetable oils where proportion by weight of any vegetable oil used in the admixture is not less than 20 per cent.
Edible oil prices likely to fall by Diwali
With palm oil accounting for over 60 per cent of the 15 million tonne annual vegetable oils import in India, a drop in global prices will impact the domestic prices of all edible oils, industry executives said.
View: Why do India's farmers kill themselves? Can market reforms help?
Only about 50% or less of the household income of cultivating farmer comes from farming with the rest made up of wages, off-farm and non-farm work. Therefore, nonfarm sources of income are suggested to be crucial for small farmer families to escape poverty or earn a decent livelihood.
View: New farm reforms give farmers greater choice, to reduce wastage and transportation effort
Most onion traders have been established in the trade for over two decades. However, this regulated marketing system, despite its best intentions, has induced significant downsides.