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e-commerce boom in Indian agriculture

March 25, 2018

During recent years e-commerce has found its way to the agricultural sector in India. The internet continues to become more popular among people who deal with agricultural business of any type. While technology availability has increased and its access has become easier, the demographic transition is also characterized by greater willingness to use technology among […]

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Indian Government Schemes in Agriculture

March 25, 2018

In 1950 Indian agriculture sector that was contributing 51.9% of GDP, since then it has been on a downside and it currently stand at 13.9 %. However a change in agrarian centric economy to an industry centric economy was invited with the advance industries, industries are growing very fast in our country those companies are […]

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Indian Model Contract Farming Act 2018

March 25, 2018

Recently, the Ministry of Agriculture and farmer‟s welfare released a draft Model Contract Farming Act, 2018. It seeks to create a regulatory and policy framework for contract farming. It will help farmers integrate with food processing units for better price realisation and reducing post-harvest losses. The model act provides a framework for determining the pre […]

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A look into Indian Agricultural Budget 2018-19

March 25, 2018

Highlights: Budget Mission – To strengthen agriculture, rural development, health, education, employment, MSME and infrastructure sectors. MSP for all unannounced kharif crops will be one and half times of their production cost like majority of rabi crops  Institutional Farm Credit raised to 11 lakh crore in 2018-19 from 8.5 lakh crore in 2014-15. 22,000 […]

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Major Nematode of Cotton crop and its management: Root-knot nematode (Meloidogyne incognita)

March 25, 2018

Cotton is a major cash crop of Gossipium race. It is grown in warmer areas of the world. In India, Maharashtra, Punjab, Haryana, Gujarat, Madhya Pradesh, Karnataka and Andhra Pradesh are the major producing states of Cotton. It is grown in Kharif season in Northern India and in Southern India. In terms of area of […]

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