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International seminar on wheat in Chennai in September

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.

India-born crop scientist Dr Sanjaya Rajaram gets 2014 World Food Prize

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.

Indian cultivates rice and wheat for first time in UAE

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.

Wheat procurement in Haryana reaches targeted level of 65 LT

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.

World Bank sounds alarm on rising global food prices

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.

Madhya Pradesh procures 72 lakh MT of wheat

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.

Wheat procurement in Haryana up 11% to 64.83 lakh tonnes

Last Updated: Saturday, May 24, 2014, 19:57

Wheat procurement in Haryana rose 11 percent to 64.83 lakh tonnes (MT) during the current procurement season.

Rains lash parts of Himachal, damage to wheat crop feared

Last Updated: Tuesday, May 13, 2014, 23:08

Several areas of Himachal Pradesh were lashed by moderate to heavy rains, causing further fall in temperature.

India exports wheat worth Rs 2,590 cr

Last Updated: Wednesday, May 07, 2014, 17:22

Government has exported 1.5 million tonnes wheat for an estimated Rs 2,590 crore out of 2 MT stocks allowed for overseas shipments from surplus stocks of Food Corporation of India (FCI).

FCI earns Rs 9,310-cr by selling 5.8 MT of wheat under OMSS

Last Updated: Sunday, April 27, 2014, 13:53

State-owned Food Corporation of India (FCI) has earned Rs 9,310 crore by selling wheat under the open market sale scheme (OMSS) in 2013-14.

Wheat procurement may slip below last year's 25 million tonnes level'

Last Updated: Tuesday, April 22, 2014, 14:07

The overall wheat purchase is expected to be much lower than the target of 31 million tonnes set for the current year.

'Indian wheat may get high price of $290/tn on Ukraine crisis'

Last Updated: Thursday, March 13, 2014, 20:22

The price of Indian wheat has risen by USD 15 in the last three weeks.