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How MCX held on to its market despite the storm
Thu, Oct 23 2014. 12 30 AM

How MCX held on to its market despite the storm

Limited competition in commodity futures, focus on non-agriculture commodities, energy pays off for exchange
India may stop producing raw sugar after export aid is scrapped
Wed, Oct 22 2014. 03 11 PM

India may stop producing raw sugar after export aid is scrapped

The absence of India in the raw sugar market may allow Brazil, Thailand and Australia to boost shipments to refiners from the Middle East to Bangladesh
Saving people’s livelihoods
Mon, Oct 20 2014. 11 27 PM

Saving people’s livelihoods

There are many problems with MGNREGA but little evidence that poor citizens will be better off without it
India’s total rice output unlikely to fall below 100 million tons
Mon, Oct 20 2014. 07 32 PM

India’s total rice output unlikely to fall below 100 million tons

Rice production unlikely to slip despite some impact on kharif crop in few states, due to rains following cyclone Hudhud
Is the proposed restructuring of MNREGA desirable?
Mon, Oct 20 2014. 12 35 PM

Is the proposed restructuring of MNREGA desirable?

The proposed changes in MNREGA will undermine the very reason for which the Act was passed
FAO says small farms key to removing hunger
Fri, Oct 17 2014. 12 26 AM

FAO says small farms key to removing hunger

Small farms produce a higher share of the world’s food relative to the share of land they use, the report noted
Govt to import potatoes to curb rising prices
Thu, Oct 16 2014. 08 30 PM

Govt to import potatoes to curb rising prices

Agriculture secretary Ashish Bahuguna said that the government has decided to import potatoes and cooperative Nafed would soon float tenders
Weak chemicals business weighs on Gujarat State Fertilizers earnings
Wed, Oct 15 2014. 08 39 PM

Weak chemicals business weighs on Gujarat State Fertilizers earnings

The maker of agriculture inputs and industrial products reported a tepid 4.5% growth in sales for September quarter
Rice crop seen shrinking by FAO on weather, end of Thai subsidy
Tue, Oct 14 2014. 04 00 PM

Rice crop seen shrinking by FAO on weather, end of Thai subsidy

Worldwide output of milled grain will probably drop 0.4% to 496.4 million metric tonnes in the 2014-2015 season from a year earlier, says FAO
Supreme Court relief for UP cane farmers
Tue, Oct 14 2014. 01 03 AM

Supreme Court relief for UP cane farmers

Sugar mills in Uttar Pradesh will have to sell their stocks by 31 Oct to pay the money they owe growers

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