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Asia Rice: India prices scale one-year peak, cyclone hits Bangladesh crop

Rice prices in top exporter India hit a more than one-year peak this week bolstered by robust demand from African and Asian countries, while a cyclone damaged some crops in

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India#39;s farmers gather record wheat crop, but cannot move it

Late last month, Sukrampal had to beg and borrow farmhands from nearby villages to gather his part of the country’s largest-ever wheat harvest in Haryana state near New Delhi. Now

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Coronavirus crisis: Farmer razes 1-acre cabbage crop as prices tank amid lockdown

Umaji Chavan, a resident of Jagdalwadi village of Omerga tehsil, said that he was left with no option but to take the extreme step of razing the entire crop. Upset

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Crop insurance premium may change in PMFBY 2.0

The premium of crop insurance is likely to be revised after the Union Cabinet approved the changes in the existing Pradhan Mantri Fasal Bima Yojana, an official said. Under

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Chidambaram slams Centre#39;s move to make crop insurance voluntary

Senior Congress leader P Chidambaram on Thursday termed as “retrograde” the decision of the Centre to make crop insurance voluntary and said there can be nothing more anti-farmer. He

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India’s foodgrain production hits record high 291.95 million tonnes for 2019-20 crop year

India is set to harvest a record wheat production of 106.21 million tonne in 2019-20 crop year. As per the second estimate, total foodgrain production is pegged at a record

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