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Alphonso mango season has been delayed – and Maharashtra’s erratic weather is to blame 26.1.2020 Scroll.in
The state exports more than 50,000 tonnes of alphonso mangoes every year.
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Record Wheat Production 26.1.2020 Central Chronicle
Now India is world’s number 2 producer of wheat after America being at the top place. The India has surpassed Australia and Canada which were at number 2 and 3 in the ranking. There were days after the Independence when India for many decades imported wheat, rice, maize, milo etc. for our domestic consumption. Now we are producing bumper crops which established that how much progress as nation we have made in 7 decades. Now we are exporting quality and coarse wheat and rice to other countries. But it is paradox and WTA compulsion that besides exporting we are importing wheat. The Indian flour and food items making industries reporting wheat from Australia, which is cheaper than domestic wheat. Every year the Government is enhancing minimum support price of wheat and all other crops that make domestic produce more costly then imported wheat of Australia. The India has raised the wheat support price this year by 6 per cent at Rs1840 rupees per 100 kilogramme. India’s wheat production will rise 2 per ...
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Urea from Urine 26.1.2020 Central Chronicle
Union Transport Minister Mr.Nitin Gadkari has said that we can produce urea fertilizer from human urine and save Rs.680 crores in five years on its imports. Mr.Gadkari himself a big industrialist has not said further that how the human urine will be processed in the industrial plant to convert or extract urea from urine and how much will be the cost of production. Presently the Urea as a chemical made from a by-product from the petro crude perhaps from Neptha. We are importing 60 lakh tonnes of urea chemical fertilizer from oil producing Gulf Countries mostly from Iran. If the Gadkari formula of urea by urine becomes a success and commercially cheap than the chemical urea it will definitely revolutionalise our agriculture. On the both the Rabi and Kharif sowing seasons urea are in high demand. It being imported item it is often in short supply. The Gadkari formula must be tested in its viability industrial production.Its raw material the human urine is free item and the only expenditure on its ...
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MP CM returns fire at Modi 26.1.2020 Central Chronicle
Agencies, Bhopal,Premier Narendra Modi drew heavy flak on Saturday from Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Kamal Nath in the context of the former’s words regarding the state; the Congress stalwart accused him of attempting to tarnish the image of the newly-elected dispensation that has assumed the reins here. The Chief Minister’s statement was a reaction to Mr Modi’s words in Ghazipur.“While on the Madhya Pradesh campaign trail, in the course of various rallies the Premier spoke untrue words aimed at misleading the populace but had no impact on the latter. The mandate made everything crystal clear, the masses expressed confidence in the Congress,” Mr Nath averred. Casting aside political differences, Mr Modi should instead lavish praise on the state’s 12-day-old government that fulfilled – within an hour in the saddle – its manifesto promise of waiving agrarian loans up to a ceiling of Rs 2 lakh, the Chief Minister pointed out, adding that it was not just a juicy pledge to lure the public. “Erroneous ...
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New Fertilizer 26.1.2020 Central Chronicle
For the first time in the country the Forest Department of the Madhya Pradesh Government in associations with the scientists has successfully developed high quality fertilizer by mixing the bacteria with fungus. It is claimed that it is very economical healthy, smart and intelligent stuff. It will enable the plants to draw micro nutrients. It is a combination of seven types of fungus and bacteria.The cost of this fertilizer will be few paisas. The Additional Chief Secretary has asked the Forest Department to provide it to farmers to use it. As a pilot project 50 representatives of village panchayats from the Indore district have invited to workshop to give training in the manufacturing process of the new fertilizers. This fertilizer will save the plants and crops from the diseases. It is biodegradable fertilizers and requires one to two gramme of fungus and bacteria and requires about 2 kilo husk. For value addition vermi compost can be mixed with it and it is ready for use in 45 days. Many such ...
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Cold Conditions 26.1.2020 Central Chronicle
With the Himalayan icy winds there are sharp drop in temperature in the state. In Bhopal it dipped by 10 degree. The temperature of day and night are around 16-18 celsius. The winds flowing 14 to 15 kilometer per hour. The sky is cloudy and late winter rains may occur. Generally the times of winter rains in the Madhya Pradesh is late December and early January. But if rains late now in February it will play double role in agriculture. The crops of late sowing will be benefiting but the crops of early sowing like channa, masoor and wheat will be damaged. These crops are having seeds in it. The rains will spoil it. After Basant Panchami flowering of mango trees have also started. The sharp winds and rain will harm it very badly. In the districts of Vidisha, Sehore, Raisen, Betul there were dazzling and in a day of two it may rain there.
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State Economy 25.1.2020 Central Chronicle
According to the Annual Economic Survey of Madhya Pradesh for the year 2018-19 per capita income rose Rs.90,998 as compared to Rs.82,941 in 2017-18. Despite an increase of 9.71 per cent it remained much behind the All India average of Rs.1,26 lakh. In many fields the Madhya Pradesh is behind the other states. The national average of people living below the poverty line is 21.92 per cent but in Madhya Pradesh it is at high rate at 31.62 per cent. The infant death rate in the state is 47 per thousand which highest of India. The national average is 33 per thousand. The death of women at delivery in the state is 173 per lakh while the national average 130 death. The 52.4 per cent women in the state are suffering from anemia. In agriculture the state received National Krishi Karman Award for many years in continuation. The food production increased by four per cent. The state is having almost all the crops as bumper crops. But the wages of agricultural labourers are lowest in India at 210 rupees. The state ...
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Kharif Support Price 25.1.2020 Central Chronicle
The Modi Government has increased the support price highest ever by one and half time more in the last year of its 5 year term. The Union Home Minister Mr.Rajnath Singh and Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Mr.Shivraj Singh Chouhan hailed it as biggest ever gain given to farmers. But Mr.Modi promised it in the election campaign of Lok Sabha in 2014 alongwith the promise to bring back black money staked in foreign banks. His promise on black money was dismissed by his Party President Mr.Amit Shah as mere a sentence (Jumla). His another promise to farmer to enhance support price by one and a half time was kept in long pending for four years and in the Central Budget presented in the February this year 2018 it was announced that this year it will be implemented and on the 6th Month of July it is announced. The scheme of support price was started by the Congress-UPA Government and has become a permanent annual feature. All the previous Government enhanced the support by upto Rs.150 per quintal on different ...
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Modi must worry about India's malnutrition crisis 24.1.2020 Rediff: Business
'With the largest number of malnourished people on the planet, India is poised to be a nation that significantly under-performs as an economy.'
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Humble potato takes tech route to health food status 24.1.2020 Rediff: Business
The technology for producing healthy potato seeding material through aeroponic system, which has already been passed on by the CPRI to about 18 entrepreneurs, would expedite multiplication of seeds of potato, including those of the specialty potatoes, to promote their cultivation, says Surinder Sud.
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Trump administration scales back U.S. water protections 24.1.2020 Reuters: World News
The Trump administration finalised a rule on Thursday to pare back the types of waterways protected from pollution under federal law, easing burdens on industries like agriculture and mining but angering environmental groups.
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Brazil urges India to cut import taxes on chicken products 23.1.2020 Reuters: Money News
Brazil wants India to cut its import taxes on chicken and chicken products, so it can cash in on India's burgeoning demand for poultry and poultry products as incomes rise and food habits change.
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Organic Food Industry: 4 Reasons Why It Will Boom In Coming Years 23.1.2020 NDTV Food - Latest
Organic food consumption has only increased in turns of demand and supply. One of the main reasons could be the awareness that has been visible by the consumers and how involved people are to know how...
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Desert locust invasion spares India a big hit 22.1.2020 Reuters: Money News
India has been able to bring swarms of desert locusts under control in two key oilseed producing states and authorities are now trying to assess crop damage, officials said on Wednesday.
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In Zimbabwe, a backyard hydroponic farm beats drought to grow veg 20.1.2020 Reuters: World News
In a backyard in Zimbabwe's capital, a 50-year-old mother of two is using hydroponics to grow vegetables for some of Harare's top restaurants, defying drought and an economic crisis that have left millions needing food aid.
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Ginjia school sets an example in agriculture 18.1.2020 The Assam Tribune
Ginjia school sets an example in agriculture
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Brazil reports third death from suspected poison craft beer 17.1.2020 Reuters: World News
A third person has died in Brazil of suspected poisoning from a batch of craft beer contaminated with a toxic chemical used in antifreeze and other products, police in the state of Minas Gerais said on Thursday.
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Veggie prices finally dip on rise in arrivals 16.1.2020 Rediff: Business
Prices have continued to move up in Delhi's markets, wholesale and retail, on supply worries and spoilage due to record cold weather.
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Self-help groups in rural Odisha are helping women avoid malnutrition and unwanted pregnancies 15.1.2020 Scroll.in
The activities are conducted under the Swabhimaan programme, part of the Odisha Livelihoods Mission.
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This New Pumpkin Variety From Varanasi May Just Be The Perfect Superfood 15.1.2020 NDTV Food - Latest
Indian scientists have developed a brand new variety of pumpkin, the 'Chhappan Bhog' pumpkin whose health benefits far exceed those of the ordinary.
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