Agriculture Current Affairs

Comprehensive Current Affairs of Agriculture especially on Cropping patterns, Irrigation, storage, transport and marketing of agricultural produce, Farm subsidies, MSP, Public Distribution System, food security, Food processing & Land reforms.

Maharashtra Sugar Mills’ Agreement with Farmers

Sugar mills to pay the FRP for cane purchased in instalments

Sugar Reforms

The CACP has suggested introducing dual pricing of sugar

Farm Loan Waiver

Maharashtra has offered its second farm loan waiver in 2 ½ years

Onion Price Rise

Work needs to be done towards more sustainable solutions

Definition of a Farmer - Question in Rajya Sabha

Definition in National Policy for Farmers, Implications over ambiguity, To be done

Making Farm Loans Work - Digital and Retail Route

Crop loans, Ground reality, Waivers’ Implications, Challenges, Innovative measures...

Moving from Paddy to Maize - Punjab’s Groundwater Crisis

Punjab’s water crisis, From paddy to maize, Rationale, Scope in Punjab, Limitations, Measures

Edible Oils Deficiency

Farmers need stable policy environment for investment

Challenges in Agricultural Derivatives

The nature of online trading, and marketing for agricultural commodities has witnessed some changes …

Livestock Census Data 2019

Census Data, Cow protection measures, Implications, State of U.P., Way forward
UPSC Prelims 2020