With a weak rupee, exporters are confident of demand for Indian agri products in global mkt

Rice exporters are agog with excitement over the opening up of the Chinese market for basmati exports. Its prices have also climbed up.

China has finally permitted the import of Indian basmati into its markets in a move that is expected to marginally reduce the yawning bilateral trade imbalance in China’s favour.

The area under cultivation and total output of rice crop decreased by 18 percent and 30 percent respectively during 2010-11 due to floods and breaches in protective bunds of river Indus as well as

For the first time a private company, CIC Agri after many years of research, has produced a high yielding paddy seed (white) at their Pelwehera tissue culture laboratory.

In a decision that is likely to benefit rice farmers of West Bengal, an Empowered Group of Ministers headed by Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee on Tuesday is learnt to have decided to allow foodgr

To explore markets elsewhere in the country and abroad for its saffron, basmati rice and rajmash among various other agricultural produce, the Jammu-Kashmir government is adopting organic farming i

The most prestigious market for Indian basmati rice, the USA, has put on hold all consignments of the rice being imported there.

The assurance of a high yield as compared to the traditional basmati varieties has seen a manifold rise in the area under PUSA 1121 in Punjab and Haryana.

A senior farmers' leader and former Agriculture Minister, Mr Vadde Sobhanadreeswara Rao, has asked the ICAR (Indian Council of Agricultural Research) to ban research on genetically modified (GM) pa

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