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Indian farmers sow wheat in 292.83, pulses in 151.59 lakh hectares

Indian farmers sow wheat in 292.83, pulses in 151.59 lakh hectares

As per data received from States, wheat has been sown in 292.83 lakh hectare, which is 9.23  lakh hectare more than last year on this date. The pulses acreage is… Read more »

Food prices globally at alarming levels: World Bank

Food prices globally at alarming levels: World Bank

World Bank President Robert Zoellick said food prices are reaching unprecedented levels around the globe and contributing to unrest in the Middle East. “It’s poor people who are now facing… Read more »

Mahindra to enter irrigation market, to acquire 38 pc stake in EPC

Mahindra to enter irrigation market, to acquire 38 pc stake in EPC

The Board of Mahindra & Mahindra has approved the acquisition of 38 per cent equity in EPC Industrie Limited (EPC), a listed company on the Bombay Stock Exchange (BSE). The… Read more »

Indo-UAE trade tripled in the last five years

Indo-UAE trade tripled in the last five years

Bilateral trade between India and UAE has registered an increase over 300 per cent in the last five years, Anand Sharma, Union Minister of Commerce and Industrysaid in a bilateral… Read more »

India to have bumper crop this season

India to have bumper crop this season

Setting fresh record in wheat and pulses production, India‘s overall foodgrain output in the 2010-11 crop year is expected to bounce back after a drought year with a growth of… Read more »

Indian govt to cut wastages in agriculture sector

Indian govt to cut wastages in agriculture sector

Minister for Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (MSME) Virbhadra Singh said today at the ASSOCHAM conference that the government will soon streamline its schemes under various ministries to avoid overlapping… Read more »

Horticulture grows at 7 pc for the last five Years

Horticulture grows at 7 pc for the last five Years

Horticulture has seen significant jump in area, production and export with help from the National Horticulture Mission in the last five years. This came out in the meeting of the… Read more »

Himachal Krishi develops 31 hybrid maize seeds

Himachal Krishi develops 31 hybrid maize seeds

The Himachal Pradesh Krishi Vishwavidyalaya has developed 31 varieties of hybrid Maize seeds with ”Dekalb Double” emerging as the highest yielder, delivering an average yield of 95.47 quintals per hectare…. Read more »

Ethiopia calls Indian farmers for cultivation of pulses

Ethiopia calls Indian farmers for cultivation of pulses

India is the newest addition in the list of countries called by Ethiopia to undertake pulse farming in the state. It has earlier called Latin American nations Argentina and Uruguay… Read more »

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