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Past articles by Sanjeeb:

Nafed intervenes to stabilise markets as onion and potato prices plunge

Nafed price list: Sharp drop in onion and potato prices since last few weeks have forced farmers to dump their produce in fields as selling price is far less than even cost of carrying produce to the market → Read More

Making millets mainstream: The two-day event to begin on Friday

The roundtable discussions on millets processing will be attended by members from the private sector → Read More

Delhi records season's highest temperature of 33.6 degree Celsius

Delhi temperature: Centre sets up panel to monitor impact of high temperatures on wheat crop → Read More

Farmers slam UP govt's status quo on sugarcane price for 2022-23 season

Yogi Adityanath: Opposition says move will ruin farmers economically; meanwhile food secy says Centre will take a call next month on increasing sugar export quota → Read More

Centre projects record wheat, mustard and chana crop this rabi season

Agriculture sector: Estimates 4% increase in wheat output, around 1% for chana, and 7% for mustard → Read More

Climbing wheat prices take cereal inflation to a high of 16.12% in Jan

With the government having taken some time to offload the central pool of wheat stocks, the retail price inflation in that food grain jumped to an all-time high of 25 per cent in the new series in January. This led to cereal inflation rising to 16.12 per cent in the month from 13.79 per cent in December. → Read More

Wheat prices might soften by Rs 4-6 per kg on open market sale move

But prices won't near MSP, which could make next procurement difficult unless bonus is announced → Read More

Centre's three new national cooperatives signal sector's growing clout

But, critics say the approach in forming should have been bottoms-up instead of top-down → Read More

Centre looks to trim discretionary powers of FCI officials after CBI raids

2 senior FCI officials, 30 others transferred in bribery case → Read More

Madhya Pradesh attracts intentions of Rs 15.42 trillion in investment

Global investors summit 2023: State gives automatic clearance to select industries on possession of land, says CM → Read More

Growth in farm sector pegged at 3.5% in FY23: First advance estimates

India GDP: At current prices, growth estimated at 12.5%, which is among the best in recent times → Read More

Sugar firms may seek govt nod to retail green fuel from their own premises

To boost ethanol consumption and build an additional revenue stream, sugar factories are working on a plan to convert their manufacturing units into “green energy hubs” that will retail fuel doped with ethanol, produce and sell bio-CNG to meet local needs, and act as centres of multi-point access to energy for local consumers, a significant section of whom are likely to be farmers. → Read More

Centre makes PDS free for 810 mn people; annual outlay likely at Rs 2 trn

In a significant move, the Narendra Modi government on Friday made the distribution of foodgrain through ration shops as part of the National Food Security Act (NFSA) free for the almost 810 million beneficiaries, by merging certain benefits of the Pradhan Mantri Garib Kalyan Anna Yojana (PMGKAY) into the Public Distribution System (PDS). The Antyodaya Anna Yojana (AAY) beneficiaries (who are… → Read More

Wheat stocks at six-year low; prices touch fresh high, shows data

Government says stock adequate to meet all PDS and PMGKAY needs → Read More

Wheat acreage surges 25% from last year; but weather remains a concern

Traders are confident that total acreage will be 10-15 per cent more than the previous years → Read More

Tracking the fields: Wheat acreage almost 10% more than last year

The government and fertiliser company officials have said nutrient supplies are adequate → Read More

Rabi sowing tracker: Mustard covers 72% of normal area, wheat spikes

Mustard is usually sown in 6.4 million hectares, and sowing in almost 4.6 million hectares is complete till Friday → Read More

RSS affiliates want GM mustard approval withdrawn immediately

BKS calls for CBI and ED probe while office of PM's scientific advisor welcomes it → Read More

Without science and technology, Indian agriculture cannot prosper: Pental

'We have been asked to go for coordinated trials to be conducted by ICAR' → Read More

Centre restricts use of herbicide glyphosate over health hazards

Allows use only by authorised Pest Control Operators → Read More