PM Narendra Modi for scientific farming & processing to double farm income
The Prime Minister said e-agri market is a "turning point" in the farm sector which will benefit not only farmers but also traders and consumers.
Rahul Gandhi must apply his mind, farm income still tax exempt: FM Arun Jaitley
He denied Gandhi's charge of common man being inconvenienced ...
Nabard says Budget proposals to drive farm income
The Rs 5,300 crore support to micro-irrigation is also a highly welcome one, given the diff...
Scrap all production subsidies: NITI Aayog's Bibek Debroy
Debroy said even on the consumption side, subsidies should only be given to "unambiguously targeted individual prospects".
Demand for fertilisers likely to grow by 5% in FY18: Ind-Ra
"The demand for fertilisers is likely to increase by about 5 per cent year-on-year in FY18," Ind-Ra said in a report.
Farmers' profit from kharif crops this year could shrink to 10-12% from 37% a year ago; Crisil Research
As on August 22, 2019, paddy sowing was down 6.4% from a year ago, mainly because of delayed monsoon rains.
Government to introduce farm income insurance scheme: Agriculture Minister
The minister also said that his Ministry would provide soil health cards to all farmers in the country which would inform them about strengths and weakness of their farm soil.
Karnataka government launches scheme to increase farm incomes
Taking forward the 'Bhoochethana' initiative aimed at boosting productivity of rainfed agriculture through science-led interventions, the Karnataka government today launched the second phase of the programme in partnership with city-based ICRISAT and other organisations.
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.
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.
View: Empowering farmers is important
Farmers know even little that they are over tilling the land, destroying its cover, and hurting its natural ecosystem.
Farmers' suicide cases drop on improved farm income: Sharad Pawar
"Farmers' suicide is a serious issue. But there has been decline over last few years due to improved farm income," Sharad Pawar said.
NABARD sanctions Rs 236 crore under RIDF for Haryana
Further, the project will create assured irrigation facilities and bring about considerable changes in cropping pattern, farm income, land prices and other social conditions.
Can Jain Irrigation overcome its crisis of rising debt and rating downgrades?
Despite Jain Irrigation's optimistic outlook, investors are not finding any reason to be excited about the company.
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