PM Modi releases 12th installment under PM-KISAN scheme

Synopsis The government is all set to release Rs 16,000 crore on Monday through direct benefit transfer under the 12th installment of the PM Kisan Samman Nidhi (PM-KISAN) plan, which is expected to benefit 10 crore farmers. The government has released Rs 16,000 crore on Monday through direct benefit transfer under the 12th installment of […]

TransUnion CIBIL and SatSure Launch CIBIL Credit and Farm Report (CCFR) to Expand Farmers’ Access to Credit

TransUnion CIBIL, in collaboration with geo-spatial data analytics provider SatSure, has launched the CIBIL Credit and Farm Report (CCFR). This powerful solution will support lenders in improving the flow of credit to the agricultural sector using data oriented and digital credit assessment capabilities. The CCFR will lead to quicker and more astute decisions on agricultural […]

IIL Foundation organises seminar on management of black thrips in Chilli Crop for input dealers and farmers

 Looking to the importance to the management of black thrips in Chilli crop, Insecticides (India) Ltd. (IIL)’s CSR wing IIL Foundation organised an educational seminar on “Management of Black Thrips in Chilli Crop” for the farmers and input dealers of Guntur region. About 200 Input dealers and farmers attended the same and took the benefit of […]

India Top Sugar Producer again, also the 2nd-Largest Exporter

India was the world’s top producer of sugar during the just-ended sugar marketing year and was the second largest exporter.  Official data released by the government on Wednesday pegged In dia’s exports during 2021-22 (October-September) sugar season at 1. 1 crore tonnes, 58% higher than the previous year, helping generate forex inflows of around Rs 40,000 crore.  Du ring the year, sugarcane […]

Krishi Mela to be conducted from November 3 to 6

The theme for the fair organised by the University of Agricultural Sciences (UAS) will be ‘agricultural start-ups’  This year’s Krishi Mela will be organised from November 3 to 6 at the Gandhi Vignana Krishi Kendra (GKVK) campus in Yelahanka. The theme of the fair organised by the University of Agricultural Sciences (UAS) will be agricultural […]

Use of modern technology is essential in agriculture sector: Kailash Choudhary, Minister of State for Ministry of Agriculture

CropLife India organized a two day National Conference on the occasion of its 42nd AGM, which witnessed the congregation of the Union Minister of State for Agriculture and Farmer Welfare, Four Agriculture Ministers from the key States of Uttar Pradesh, Madhya Pradesh, Telangana and Karnataka, senior Government officials, experts and industry leaders. The Theme of […]

Interesting times ahead for Indian agri-tech, adaptability the key for companies

If utilized correctly, agri-tech innovations can drive sustainable and equitable growth, ensuring better yields, higher profitability, and improved livelihoods for farmers. Various challenges-the Ukraine war, climate change,low attractiveness of farming as a career means that the world is going to face a food shortage challenge soon.Though relatively nascent ,agri-tech innovations have the potential to address […]

78 lakh farmers’ records in Karnataka digitalised : Bommai

The State has been at the forefront of digitisation in the agricultural sector and 78 lakh farmers have been brought within its ambit by linking farmers with survey number and Aadhaar details, said Chief Minister Basavaraj Bommai on Thursday. Participating in a videoconference with Union Home and Cooperation Minister Amit Shah regarding natural farming and […]

Indian fertiliser companies to import phosphoric acid at 40% less price

Indian fertiliser companies are looking to import phosphoric acid at 40% cheaper price than the price quoted by global suppliers in the September quarter After the sharp fall in international prices of DAP (Di-ammonium phosphate) during the last quarter, Indian fertiliser companies are also expecting a fall in the price of phosphoric acid and are […]

Vegetable prices soaring in Kozhikode this festival season

Lower production in Karnataka, Tamil Nadu leads to higher cost This festival season might be a costly affair with vegetable prices being abnormally high for the last month, and escalating rapidly during the last week due to Navaratri. “Vegetables from Ooty, such as carrot and beetroot are in great demand and are very costly. We […]