Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of M/s Kranti Smrutivan Trust Vs Principal Chief Conservator of Forest & Others dated 03/04/2019 regarding encroachment of forest near river Yerala by sugarcane farmers. NGT directs the Director, Department of Social Forestry and Collector, Sangl

Cane farmers in Maharashtra continue to wait for payments from millers as the state’s fair and remunerative price (FRP) arrear position remains a concern with dues piling up to Rs 5,326.36 crore.

With India staring at a looming water crisis, a new study on ‘water productivity mapping of major crops’ has called for putting a price on water used for irrigation to at least recover operating and maintenance costs of structures like canals.

Indian agriculture is estimated to be consuming about 78 percent of total fresh water resources available in the country. Yet, more than half of the gross cropped area is still dependent on rains.

The risk of being infected by the potentially fatal, rodent-borne Hantavirus could jump in Brazil's Sao Paulo state as climate change sends temperatures higher and farmers grow more sugarcane, said

Judgement of the Supreme Court of India in the matter of Shivashakti Sugars Limited Vs Shree Renuka Sugar Limited & Others dated 09/05/2017 regarding existence of 2 sugarcane factories within the radius of 15 km (village Yadrav, Raibagh Taluk, Belgaum District, Karnataka) which is in violation of clause 6A of the Sugarcane (Control) Amendment Order, 2006. The clause was important as they provided that the basic criteria would be the availability of the cane and the potential for development of sugarcane.

Agriculture director ascribes climate changes to falling paddy, mango produce; vegetable production increases marginally

An outbreak of fall armyworms that has attacked corn plants in South Africa may spread to sugarcane in the KwaZulu-Natal province, where a warm climate would help the pest survive through the year,

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of M.D. Yogesh & Others Vs Ministry of Environment and Forests & Others dated 13/02/2017 regarding revalidation of Environmental Clearance to M/s. Coromandel Sugars Limited to expand the industry with Molasses/Grain based Distillery (45 KLD), Cogeneration Plant (30 MW) and Captive Power Plant (1.5 MW) at SF No.51, Makavalli Village, Krishnarajpet Tehsil, Mandya District, Karanataka.

A team of researchers from India has discovered a novel use for sugarcane pulp.

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