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Government to launch 'Krishi Dak service' soon
The government's agri-research body Indian Agricultural Research Institute (IARI) has already initiated a pilot project in 20 rural districts.
North East to be developed as new 'spice destination'
To start with, the Board will come up with flagship schemes in Arunachal Pradesh, partn...
Seek farmers' views in drafting budget: BJP MP Satyapal Singh
The Finance Ministry has already started the 2015-16 Budgetary exercise by seek...
Only 12% deficit in monsoon rainfall: Why is the picture of rural economy still uncertain?
While the Modi government talks up overall economic sentiment, the picture for the rural economy is far more uncertain.
Budget 2014: Include pro-farmer measures, says Prakash Singh Badal to Arun Jaitley
He sought the Finance Minister's personal intervention for a slew of pro-farmer measures to be included in the union budget proposals.
Create income-generating schemes in farming sector: Arunachal Agriculture Minister
Arunachal Agriculture minister Chowna Mein has stressed the need for motivation of all stakeholders, introduction of high yielding varieties of crops.
Bigger bag of woes: Met deparment warns of 7% rain deficit, 70% chance of El Nino
India is forecast to get 93 per cent of its average rainfall this monsoon because of a 70 per cent chance of the El Nino factor by July and early August.
Agriculture experts pitch for higher farm investment, major market reforms
They also favoured a Kissan TV channel, an efficient procurement policy, priority for farm mechanisation and the linking of rivers.
Agriculture department has a roadmap for the new government
Unshackle the markets by promoting pledge finance or removing trade barriers is what the agri department is said to have pointed in a presentation to the Cabinet Secretary.
West spreading El Nino rumours: India Meteorological Department
Weather scientists from Australia to the US are seeing ominous signs of a ‘monster El Nino’ but Met dept insists there’s no cause for panic.
India may lose up to 17% of its farming income: Study
India could lose between seven and seventeen percent of its income from farming because of climate change. Business Week In Pics | Weekend Platter
FinMin rules out tax on farm income
The Finance Ministry has virtually ruled out bringing farm income under tax net.
Farm sector growth rate may triple on good monsoon
The agriculture sector is likely to grow in the range of 5.2-5.7 per cent in 2013-14, as good monsoon has raised the prospects of bumper harvest.
Farm sector set to grow over 5%
Agricultural GDP is likely to grow by over 5% this year thanks to the most abundant rain in nearly two decades, a government thinktank has forecast.
Some good news: Farm sector likely to grow over 5%
If the prediction turns out right, it could help tame food inflation, provide a much-needed boost to rural incomes and a knock-on effect on other sectors of the economy.