How Do AgriTech Solutions Assist Overcome The Greatest Problems In Finding & Purchasing Agri-Commodity?

The complex network of stakeholders in the agri-food supply chain, which serves a variety of agri-ecosystem segments, has complicated the chain in the past and continues to do so. Those active in sourcing and purchasing agri-commodities serve as a crucial link between agricultural communities and food processing companies around the world. They make sure that […]

WHY IS FARM WATER FILTERATION IMPORTANT FOR YOUR FARM?

On farms, a lot of water get used. It is possible for water to come from the mains, streams, rivers, ponds, or runoff from rainfall. Water is specifically used for many different things, such as washing vegetables, irrigation, watering livestock, and cleaning dairy and pig facilities. Without a doubt, pumps and filters are crucial pieces […]

Paddy worth Rs 159,660 cr procured from farmers at support price: Govt

Synopsis Food Corporation of India, the nodal central agency, along with other state agencies undertakes procurement of paddy under the price support scheme (at MSP). Those procured paddy is then milled to make rice and distributed to the public under various food security schemes. Payments worth Rs 159,659.59 crore have been made to as many […]

India’s wheat output set to touch a new record of 112.74 mn ton in 2022-23: Govt data

Synopsis The country’s wheat production is estimated to set a new record of 112.74 million tonne in the 2022-23 crop year (July-June), while the overall foodgrain output is also likely to be a record 330.53 million tonne, the Agriculture Ministry said on Thursday. The country’s wheat production is estimated to set a new record of […]

Uttar Pradesh surpasses Maharashtra in sugar production this season

Synopsis “The total sugar produced by Uttar Pradesh in sugar season 2022-2023 is 107.29 lakh tonnes (which includes 3.05 lakh tonnes of Khandsari (physically extracted sugar from liquid jaggery), as compared to 105.30 lakh tonnes by Maharashtra. The area under cane cultivation in Uttar Pradesh is 28.53 lakh hectare (maximum in India) as compared to […]

Agritech’s role in enabling climate-resilient agriculture

Global warming and climate change has been a part of numerous discussions presided by world leaders over the past decades. It is a pressing problem and has almost become, unfortunately, a passé but still deserves our careful consideration. Human activities add to the lion’s share of CO2 emissions – with recent studies showing as much […]

Representation to Finance Minister for inclusion of Agrochemicals under Production Linked Incentive (PLI) Scheme

Crop Care Federation of India submitted a detailed proposal to the Ministry of Chemicals & Fertilizers in 2020 for the inclusion of Agrochemicals under the Production Linked Incentive Scheme (PLI) post stakeholder consultation. Recently, the Industry body has made a representation to the Finance Minister seeking her intervention citing several issues which are plaguing Indian […]

Govt scraps import duty, agri cess on soya bean oil, sunflower oil imports under TRQ

This waiver will be effective from 11 May to 30 June, 2023, and applies exclusively to importers holding a TRQ license for the 2022-23 fiscal year The finance ministry has announced a waiver of basic customs duty and agriculture infrastructure and development cess on crude soya bean oil and sunflower seed oil imports under the […]

Drone Technology Evolving The Agriculture

Drones are being used in practically every sector of the economy, but the agricultural industry is exploding. According to some estimates, the agricultural drone market will expand from $1.2 billion in 2019 to $4.8 billion in 2024. Drone use on large and small size farms will become increasingly common in the next years, from reconnaissance […]

Area under summer crops down marginally

Synopsis The area has been reported mainly from the states of Madhya Pradesh, Bihar, Tamil Nadu, Uttar Pradesh, West Bengal and Gujarat. For Shri Anna and nutri and course cereals about 11.73 lakh ha area coverage has been reported compared to 11.30 lakh ha during the corresponding period of last year with Gujarat, Uttar Pradesh […]