CCFI seeks government’s intervention in restricting agrochemical imports; expects incorporation in Budget 2023-24

Among various issues of the Indian agrochemical industry, the Crop Care Federation of India (CCFI) has raised concerns about imports of agrochemicals in India. The industry body is seeking the Central Government’s intervention for the incorporation of increased customs duty on technical and formulation imports in the Budget 2023-24. In a communication sent last week to […]

Natural Farming to be Included in Agricultural Curriculum, says Minister Narendra Singh Tomar

The union minister informed that 100 per cent natural farming is being done in Dang district of Gujarat. In Himachal too, farmers are fast moving in this direction. Madhya Pradesh has planned it in 5,000 villages. New Delhi: The government will include natural farming in the curriculum of agri education, Union Agriculture Minister Narendra Singh […]

Centre refutes any shortage of fertilisers in rabi season, says there is enough supply

Synopsis “There have been some media reports claiming shortage of fertilizers in Trichy, Tamil Nadu and Rajasthan. Such reports are beyond the facts,” the Fertiliser Ministry said in a statement. It is clarified that there is more than adequate availability of fertilizers in the country to meet the needs of the ongoing rabi (winter) season, […]