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The global tractor market is projected to produce over 2.8 thousand units by 2023, growing at a CAGR of around 5% during 2017-2023

What Kubota-Escorts deal means for the Indian tractor market

Nov 20, 2021

From 9.09 per cent stake last year, the Osaka-based company is now increasing it to 53.50 per cent with a fresh investment of Rs 9,370 crore.

Repealing agri laws won't benefit farmers, says Bharatiya Kisan Sangh.

Farm Laws Repealed News live updates: Farmer unions to take final call on ending protest, MSP demand tomorrow

Nov 19, 2021

Farm laws repealed latest updates: Prime Minister Narendra Modi said the goal of the three farm laws was to empower farmers, especially small farmers. He further added that the government will take constitutional measures to repeal the laws in the coming parliament session.

In Thailand, 5% broken rice prices declined to $382-$384 per tonne, the same level as six weeks ago, from $385-$406 last week

Rice exports prices hit 4-month high on limited supplies, stronger rupee

Nov 07, 2021

Top exporter India's 5% broken parboiled variety was quoted at $364 to $369 per tonne, their highest since July 8, up from last week's $363 to $367.

The immediate issue faced by department of food is for arranging jute bags in Kharif season 2021-22 for which 25 lakh bales are required

Govt assesses jute bags of 46 lakh bales required to pack foodgrains next crop season

Nov 04, 2021

The Centre had fixed raw jute trading at Rs 6,500 per quintal which had dried the trading market causing raw jute shortage for the mills.

Crop insurance claims in the 2019-20 crop year (July-June) stood at Rs 27,398 crore.

Crop insurance claims for 2020-21 fall by over 60% YoY

Oct 31, 2021

Much of the crop insurance claims registered for 2020-21 and 2019-20 crop years have been cleared by the central government.

The launch of LFN is an extension of Mastercard Farm Pass, a pilot program that was introduced in 2018 in Andhra Pradesh

Mastercard partners with LEAF to expand financial inclusion, increase farmers' income

Oct 28, 2021

The platform is aimed at improving the lives of Indian farmers by leveraging technology aided by human intervention and solving multiple challenges of transparency in India's rural ecosystem.

 To curb and abate air pollution during the ongoing harvest season, the CAQM has been actively monitoring paddy residue-burning events since September 15 in Punjab, Haryana and the eight NCR districts of Uttar Pradesh.

Significant drop in stubble-burning in northern states: Air quality panel

Oct 15, 2021

Active paddy residue-burning events in Punjab, Haryana and eight NCR districts of Uttar Pradesh have come down significantly this year, fewer fire counts reported in 2021 as compared to last year.

The hike in prices shall be rolled over for FY22 from October 1, 2021 to March 31, 2022

CCEA increases subsidy on DAP, other fertilisers to aid farming industry

Oct 14, 2021

This is a special onetime package to offset the impact of the increased international prices of the fertiliser.

Intello Labs founders (Left to Right)- Nishant Mishra, Milan Sharma, and Himani Shah

Ag-tech platform Praman goes live to facilitate digital trades of agricultural produce

Oct 14, 2021

The Start-up expects Praman to hit a monthly GTV of $100 million within the next two quarters that would make it the largest agri-trade exchange in India.

This price ceiling will be effective till June 2022, the official said

Centre fixes price ceiling to prevent raw jute hoarding

Oct 02, 2021

Centre has fixed the price to prevent hoarding as the commodity is being sold at Rs 7,200 or more in the market, an official said on Saturday

 The PM believes that farmers should not be dependent on compassion of others, but should rise on their own strength.

PM Narendra Modi launches 35 crop varieties with special traits to address climate change, malnutrition

Sep 28, 2021

The 35 crop varieties with special traits like climate resilience and higher nutrient-content have been developed in 2021, the PMO said