Last Updated: Thursday, July 24, 2014, 18:15
The government today approved sale of 10 million tonnes of wheat from FCI stock in the open market in order to boost domestic supply and check prices.
Last Updated: Thursday, July 24, 2014, 11:07
The wheat sale programme aims to boost domestic supply and check price rise.
Last Updated: Wednesday, July 23, 2014, 19:05
Geographers at the University of Southampton have found a link between increasing average temperatures in India and a reduction in wheat production.
Last Updated: Tuesday, July 22, 2014, 23:18
To check price rise, the Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs (CCEA) is likely to discuss Wednesday a proposal to sell 10 million tonnes of wheat from FCI stocks in the open market.
Last Updated: Saturday, July 19, 2014, 11:46
Here is some good news for farmers as researchers have cracked genetic blueprint of wheat.
Last Updated: Friday, July 18, 2014, 15:42
To check inflation and encourage farmers to shift from mono-cropping, the Centre has asked state governments not to announce bonus over and above the minimum support price (MSP) on rice and wheat this year.
Last Updated: Saturday, June 28, 2014, 17:53
Challenges faced by Indian wheat industry in global market would come up for discussion at a two-day international seminar to be held here in coming September.
Last Updated: Friday, June 20, 2014, 20:02
India-born and crop scientist Dr Sanjaya Rajaram has been honoured with the 2014 World Food Prize for his outstanding contribution to global wheat production.
Last Updated: Friday, June 06, 2014, 00:53
An Indian expatriate in the UAE is set to enter record books by becoming the first person to cultivate rice and wheat as a crop in the Gulf nation.
Last Updated: Friday, May 30, 2014, 14:12
Wheat procurement in Haryana has reached almost the targeted level of 65 lakh tonnes (LT) in the ongoing rabi marketing season.
Last Updated: Friday, May 30, 2014, 04:11
World food prices rose in the first quarter of the year for the first time since their all-time high in August 2012, driven by rising demand in China, drought in the United States and unrest in Ukraine.
Last Updated: Wednesday, May 28, 2014, 15:31
Madhya Pradesh Chief Secretary Anthony Desa said Rs 11,000 crore have been paid to farmers in the state against the procurement of wheat made between March and May this year.
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