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India’s Agriculture Market Overview – US Perspective

Although palm oil continues to account for the largest share of India’s edible oil imports, the country is also the world’s largest soybean oil importer, surpassing China in 2013

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Farmers Must Adopt Market-centred Approach To Earn More: Minister

MoUs worth about Rs 124 lakh crore have been signed for setting up various types of processing units

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Where Small Change Counts!

How did the Indian farmer cope with the cash crunch that followed demonetisation? BW Businessworld investigates

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India’s Share In Global Trade Of Processed Food Negligible: Devendra Kumar Singh, Chairman, APEDA

"We have a younger generation with wonderful ideas, they are innovative, and they think of fusion and are enthusiastic. We have to see how this potential can be harnessed into making India a future food supplier of the world,” Dr Subodh Jindal, Managing Director, Excelsior Food and Chemical Industries and President, All India Food Processors’ Association

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'Vegetables Prices Shot Up Most In Lucknow Wholesale, Retail Markets'

Supply of vegetables in the country declined by about four per cent and their average price rose by over 12 per cent and by about nine per cent at wholesale and retail markets in October

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5 Things Government Urgently Needs To Do To Get Agriculture On Right Track

One of the major barriers to boosting farm productivity is the lack of new technologies and major breakthroughs

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Under Secretary McKinney To Lead USDA Trade Mission To India

McKinney on his first visit as Under Secretary will be heading a delegation of approximately 50 business, trade association and state government leaders who are seeking to increase US agricultural exports to the world’s second-most-populous country.

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India Has To Embrace Cutting-Edge Technologies To Sustain Global Leadership : Shivendra Bajaj

In an interview with BW Businessworld, Shivendra Bajaj talks about various outcome-based approaches and ways to increase the productivity in agriculture.

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South-West Monsoon Ends Officially; Heavy North-East Monsoon Signals Its Arrival

With the initial onset of monsoons that swept across large swathes of India, Kharif planting got a further fillip, as overall planting acreage increased by three percent compared to normal area

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India Drags Feet On Genetically Modified Mustard Permit Amid Powerful Opposition

The mustard variety would have been the first transgenic food crop to be allowed for commercial cultivation

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Govt Hikes Wheat MSP By Rs 110 per quintal; Pulses By Rs 200 per quintal

The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs (CCEA), chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi, has approved the MSPs of all rabi (winter-sown) crops for 2017-18. MSP is the rate at which government buys grain from farmers

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How Technology Is Aiding In Agricultural Farming Decisions In Developing Regions

India being an agrarian country has pressure to meet the growing demands for food, domestically while simultaneously earning through international trade

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Eight Suggestions To Revive The Indian Economy

One of our core strengths as a nation is agriculture

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