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Rabi Crop Acreage Down, Pulses Hit Worst

The Rabi cropping season of 2023–2024 is almost completed. This year area under Rabi crops is down by 1.23% as compared to the previous year’s Rabi season, with pulses having the lowest acreage this year […]

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 […]

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 [...]

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.[…]

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 […]

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 [...]

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[…]

IMD forecast more rains till Apr.12

According to the India Meteorological Department (IMD), in an extended range forecast for the next two weeks, Many parts of India will continue to get isolated rainfall till April 12 [...]

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 […]