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IMD: Southwest Monsoon Blankets India by July 2, Eases Heat Wave Impact

The India Meteorological Department (IMD) announced that the southwest monsoon covered the entire country by July 2, 2024, six days ahead of the normal date of July 8. The monsoon initially arrived early in Kerala and the northeastern region on May 30 but slowed down as it progressed, delaying rains in several states including West Bengal, Odisha, Jharkhand, Bihar, Chhattisgarh, Madhya Pradesh, and Uttar Pradesh.[…]

Rise Of Used Cooking Oil: A Sustainable Resource

In an era where sustainability and waste reduction are essential, used cooking oil has emerged as alternative resource which is economically feasible. Used cooking oil is no longer only a byproduct of the culinary world that goes down the drain; it is increasingly recognized for its wide range of uses and possible environmental advantages. […]

AISTA raises sugar output estimate marginally to 32 MT for 2023-24 season

The sugar trade association AISTA revised the nation’s sugar production upward by 4,00,000 tons to 32 million tonne for the 2023–24 season (October–September). […]

Impact Of Rainfall And Hailstorm On Winter Crops Especially On Wheat

An intense ‘western disturbance’ — a wave of moist winds from the Mediterranean region that impacts north India — impacted the region from Feb 29 to March 4. […]

India's Agricultural Exports Set to Surge Despite Restrictions

In the face of restrictions on wheat, rice, and sugar exports, India’s agricultural sector is gearing up for a robust performance in the fiscal year 2023–2024. The country, ranked as the second-largest producer of […]

Ministry releases Second Advance Estimates of Major Agricultural Crops for the year 2023-24

The Ministry of Agriculture and Farmers Welfare has released Second Advance Estimates of Major Agricultural Crops (Kharif & Rabi Season) for the year 2023-24. From the last agricultural year, the summer season has been segregated from Rabi season and therefore this year Second Advance Estimate of area, production and yield includes only two seasons i.e. Kharif and Rabi season. […]

Exchanges are buzzing as MCX switches to new software

The two major events in 2023 that market players will remember for a very long time are the country’s largest commodity exchange, MCX, switching to new software, and the one-year […]

Global Rice crop condition mostly favourable: AMIS

According to the AMIS May Month report, conditions are favourable for wheat, maize, and rice, while mixed for soybeans.Rice conditions are favourable across Asia as China begins sowing the single-season […]

Need of Accurate & Reliable Data in Agriculture

The World Bank has warned that each percentage point increase in food prices would push an additional 10 million people in the world into extreme poverty. This is a significant concern, given that food prices can[…]

Global Wheat crop condition mostly favourable: AMIS

According to the AMIS May Month report, conditions are favourable for wheat, maize, and rice, while mixed for soybeans.For wheat, conditions are generally favourable in the northern hemisphere except in [...]

India: Inflation impact rural areas more than urban areas

Inflation is a persistent increase in the general price level of goods and services in an economy over time. In India, the impact of inflation has been felt disproportionately by rural areas, where the majority of the […]

Global Soybean crop condition Mixed: AMIS

According to the AMIS May Month report, conditions are favourable for wheat, maize, and rice, while mixed for soybeans.Soybeans as harvesting continues in the southern Hemisphere are mixed with exceptional conditions in Brazil and poor in Argentina.In the southern [...]