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Norms to reschedule crop loans to drought-hit soon
THE Union Agriculture Minister, Mr Ajit Singh, has said that the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) would soon issue guidelines to banks for rescheduling their crop loans to farmers in drought-affected areas. Addressing a meeting of State Co-operative ... More

HORTICULTURE/FRUITS & VEGETABLES


Charity work takes a green hue
HE is, perhaps, the first among equals when it comes to Chennai's messiahs of the downtrodden, orphans and destitutes. Tamil Nadu, and particularly Chennai, is no stranger both to Mr Vidyakar and the social welfare organisation that he is ... More

Karnataka Govt assistance sought for horticultural institute
A HORTICULTURAL training institute to coach people to work in the horticulture and biotech industry is proposed to be set up in the State, according to Dr Manmohan Attavar, President, M.H. Marigowda Horticultural Education and Research ... More

RUBBER


Rubber static on thin buys
THE rubber market continued to remain subdued in the absence of both buying and selling pressures. The thin purchases of the tyre and non-tyre sectors further narrowed down to keep the market sluggish. However, the tendency of the ... More

FOODGRAINS


Rice export price may be increased further
WILL the Government further hike the issue prices of rice offloaded from the Food Corporation of India's (FCI) godowns for export purposes? Going by the recommendations of the high-level committee (HLC) on `long-term grain policy', it may have to ... More

OILSEEDS & EDIBLE OIL


Monsoon revives hopes of higher oilseeds output
THE revival of monsoon during the last 10 days in western and central parts of the country has regenerated hopes of better oilseeds production. "The revival of monsoon during the last few days could result in oilseeds production being near ... More

CASHEW


Govt clears market study to boost cashew exports
THE Union Commerce Ministry has allocated Rs 1.25 crore to the Cashew Export Promotion Council of India (CEPC) to conduct a market study for promoting cashew kernels in the US and Japan. A consultant will be appointed for this purpose sometime ... More

WTO


Review farm talks under WTO, CII tells Govt
THE Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) has stressed the need for a re-think on India's position on agricultural negotiations under the World Trade Organisation, given the widespread drought conditions prevailing in the country. A CII paper ... More

EVENTS


Upasi annual meet next month
COIMBATORE: The 109th annal conference of the United Planters' Association of Southern India (Upasi) is slated for September 3. The Union Minister of State for Commerce and Industry, Mr Rajiv Pratap Rudy, is expected to inaugurate the ... More

TRENDS


Rains cheer Maharashtra farmers
FRESH showers this week appear to have brought some relief to the agricultural scenario in Maharashtra, but much would depend on the behaviour of the monsoon season during the months of August and September, officials say. ``Rains in the ... More

Widespread rains in AP revive hopes
THE revived monsoon over most parts of Andhra Pradesh since August 1 has raised hopes of repairing partially the impact of the drought-like situation in the State. The low pressure area formed over the Bay of Bengal over the coast of Orissa on ... More

Pricey harvest
A trader sorting maize at a wholesale market in Hyderabad. As low rainfall has affected the maize production level, prices have gone up this year with 100 pieces costing between Rs 120 and Rs 150. ... More


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