Monsoon deficit narrows

Monsoon deficit narrows

The retreat of the monsoon will bring increased rainfall activity in peninsular India and parts of northwest India in the coming week
Rice, corn harvests seen declining on weak monsoon rain

Rice, corn harvests seen declining on weak monsoon rain

Agriculture ministry’s first advance estimates project this year’s summer crop at 120.27 mt, 7% below last year’s
Krishidoot transactions soar as platform helps farmers, buyers

Krishidoot transactions soar as platform helps farmers, buyers

Since its February debut, Krishidoot has brought on board 350 farmer groups, who have completed transactions of Rs30 cr
Monsoon rains weaken as late retreat looms

Monsoon rains weaken as late retreat looms

The monsoon season is set to enter withdrawal phase by the weekend, says weather office
India’s rice output, exports to climb on revival of monsoon

India’s rice output, exports to climb on revival of monsoon

Robust exports from India could keep a lid on global prices that have surged 12% in the past three months
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