Mahindra Group displays its range of potato farming technologies at Global Potato Conclave 2020


Mahindra Farm Equipment Sector and Mahindra HZPC Pvt Ltd; a joint venture of Mahindra Agri Solutions Limited and HZPC Holding B.V., the world’s largest seed potato player, participated in the Global Potato Conclave 2020 last month in Gujarat, India. At the conclave Mahindra HZPC (MHZPC) showcased its 6 new seed potato varieties viz. Colomba, Memphis, Taurus, Sagitta, […]

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Dairy sector likely to attract Rs 60,000 crore over 5 years


The country’s dairy sector hopes to see up to Rs 60,000 crore of new investment and creation of 10 million jobs in five years, in the wake of the Union Budget proposals, reports Business Standard. The finance minister had announced a target of doubling the annual milk processing capacity to 106 million tonnes, from the existing 53 million tonnes. […]

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Farmers may soon start trading electronic warehousing receipts on e-NAM

Integration of electronic negotiable warehousing receipts (e-NWR) with the Electronic National Agriculture Market or eNAM, as announced by the Finance minister in her Budget speech on Saturday, is expected to be complete in one or two months. Warehouse receipts are issued by repositories who keep electronic records of goods deposited in a warehouse and subsequent transfers, in […]

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Imports of copper, paperboard, RBD likely to decline on stringent ‘rules of origin’

India’s imports of copper, RBD (refined, bleached and deodorised) palmolein, paper and paperboard are likely to decline in the coming quarters due to stringent norms being put in place on the ‘rules of origin’ to check undue dumping of these commodities under Free Trade Agreements (FTAs) from non-producing countries. Sharp increases in the import of copper, RBD palmolein, paper […]

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Customized technology and policy reforms are key concerns of agriculture sector: Ramesh Chand, Member, NITI Aayog

Prof Ramesh Chand, Member, NITI Aayog, said that Indian agriculture sector faces issues in customized technology and implementation of the policy reforms at ground level, especially at the state level. Speaking at ‘Release of India Commodity Year Book 2020 & Discussion on Union Budget Announcements for Agriculture Sector’, Prof Chand said, “Technology is the prime mover and India […]

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