Sugarcane Sowing Progress, Concern on Domestic Crop

As per recent release (as on 8th Sep 2023), the Department of Agriculture and Farmers Welfare states that sugarcane sowing is up by 8% to 59.9 lakh hectares from 55.6 lakh hectares at the same corresponding […]

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 parts of Europe, Ukraine, and […]

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 crop. In China, early-planted rice […]

Indian Agriculture & its Challenges and way forward

India’s agriculture sector is a vital part of the country’s economy, accounting for approximately 17% of India’s GDP and employing over 50% of the country’s workforce. Agriculture in India is diverse, with a variety of crops […]

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 […]

Global Maize crop condition mostly favourable: AMIS

According to the AMIS May Month report, conditions are favourable for wheat, maize, and rice, while mixed for soybeans. Maize is harvesting in the southern hemisphere as sowing picks up speed in the Northern Hemisphere. In […]

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 […]

Untimely Rain Causes Crop Damage

o Farmers lost around 10-40 per cent of the standing and newly harvested wintercrops, said government sources. o Vidisha and Rajgarh are the two central districts worst hit by the unseasonal rain that destroyed Rabi crops […]

Chana prices were up in Delhi

• Chana prices were up in Delhi due to firm demand from buyers. • Masur prices were down in Kanpur due to reduced demand from buyers. • Tur prices were flat in Akola due to limited […]

India’s broken parboiled variety quoted

· 2 global agencies upgrade Indian rice, maize output outlook. FAO and USDA say ‘favourable’ rabi crop has made up for the kharif loss. · India’s rice export prices extended their decline this week as demand […]

Soybeans Daily Digest

•Indore Soybean plant prices went marginally down by 0.45% to INR 55,000 per tonne as compared to previous day amid weak demand in the market. •Most of the market remained closed amid festivals. •The prices of […]

Maize Daily Digest

· Vietnam continues to snap up Indian corn at steep discounts amid low pork prices. · 2 global agencies upgrade Indian rice, maize output outlook. FAO and USDA say ‘favourable’ rabi crop has made up for […]

El Nino & La Nina: Situation in 2023

La Niña and El Niño are two interrelated oceanic and atmospheric phenomena that occur in the tropical Pacific Ocean. They are part of a larger climate pattern known as the El Niño-Southern Oscillation (ENSO), which refers […]

A True Agriculture Policy Advisory Management

Food security and inflation are the biggest concerns for Indian policymakers for several reasons: Large population: India is home to a large population, and ensuring food security is essential for the well-being of its people. The […]

Goodhart Problem of Indian agriculture  

Goodhart’s Law is expressed simply as: “When a measure becomes a target, it ceases to be a good measure.” In other words, when we set one specific goal, people will tend to optimize for that objective […]

Digital Era of Indian Agriculture

Agriculture has come a long way since the days of mules and plows. Technological advancements have transformed the industry into a high-tech business. Today’s farmers have access to a wide range of technologies and tools that […]