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Department of Agriculture, Government of Karnataka in association with ICCOA will host a National Trade Fair - Organics and Millets-2017 during April 28 to 30, 2017 at Palace Grounds, Bengaluru.

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As heat singes parts of the country, India Meteorological Department (IMD) data revealed that the country received the lowest pre-monsoon rain in the past four years during March this year.


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The agriculture ministry in consultation with the Niti Aayog has identified a set of nine marketing reforms to ensure remunerative prices to farmers for their produce by reducing intervention of middlemen.

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Odisha University of Agriculture & Technology (OUAT) has launched a course to develop skills of workers in the agriculture sector under the Skilled-in-Odisha mission.

Agriculture

Agri loan waiver may lead to NPAs

NPAs from agriculture and related activities have steadily increased from 3.3% of the total banking loans to the sector in March 2011 to 6% in September 2016, according to the RBI's Financial Stability Report released in December 2016.

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Food

Change in farming practices due to climate change

Working on a project concerning climate change and its impact on agricultural productivity in north coastal AP over a period of 20 years, a study by researchers from AU department of environmental sciences says that North coast Andhra Pradesh has witnessed drastic changes in cropping pattern in the last two decades

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Agriculture

Pan-India presence for agricultural marketing

The Central government along with the NITI Aayog and over 70 senior level officers from states will discuss over the development of a Pan-India common agricultural market in India in the agriculture marketing reforms meeting.

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