Inter-state Agri trading via eNAM in 8 Indian states so far: Government of India

Eight states including Uttar Pradesh are offering inter-state trading via 21 electronic national agricultural market (eNAM) so far in the country, the Agriculture Department said. Under the eNAM, launched in 2016, agri-trading was initially allowed within a mandi and later inter-mandi within a state was permitted. So far, 10 states are offering inter-mandi trade within […]

Read more

All is not lost for Indian rubber planters as they turn to beekeeping to feed their coffers

Rubber plantation farmers in Kerala and Tamil Nadu are now turning to bee farming to earn extra income. The earlier government initiatives have not eased the tension for rubber plantation farmers. Rubber growers expressed their displeasure over poor price realization and then on the Centre easing port restrictions for NR (natural rubber) imports under AAS […]

Read more

India’s South-based sugar mills heads ‘south’ due to cane shortage – ICRA

India’s domestic sugar production for sowing year (SY) 2018 is likely to increase by 18%-20% to around 24.0 – 24.5 million tonnes, driven principally by a recovery in cane availability in Maharashtra and North Karnataka supported by monsoons and an expected increase in sugar production in Uttar Pradesh to new high of around 9.7 million […]

Read more