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14 crore farmers to be provided soil health cards by 2017  Apr 7, 1:58 pm
New Delhi, Apr. 7 (ANI): Union Agriculture Minister Radha Mohan Singh on Tuesday said that the government will provide soil health cards to 14 crore farmers by 2017.
Former TN minister arrested in connection with engineer's suicide  Apr 5, 11:50 am
Chennai, Apr. 5 (ANI): Former Tamil Nadu Agriculture Minister Agri S. S. Krishnamoorthy has been arrested in connection with the suicide of senior engineer S. Muthukumarasamy.
Jat community requests PM Modi to consider reservation appeal  Mar 26, 12:18 pm
New Delhi, Mar. 26 (ANI): Haryana's Agriculture Minister O.P. Dhankar on Thursday said members of the Jat community have requested Prime Minister Narendra Modi to consider their reservation appeal.
Gujarat fishermen handed over boats returned by Pak  Mar 24, 4:33 pm
Porbandar, Mar. 24 (ANI): Indian fishing boats, which were detained by Pakistan for crossing the International Maritime Boundary Line (IMBL), were handed over to their respective owners by Gujarat's Agriculture and Fisheries Minister Babu Bokhiria on Tuesday.
For the farmers, by the farmers: School in Jharkhand  Mar 21, 10:18 am
Ranchi, Mar. 21 (ANI) As the morning mist clears in Jharkhand's Dublabeda village, a group of about 20 farmers gather on the concrete road outside the village. They arrange themselves in two rows with a chair and a blackboard placed in the center.
Agriculture Minister to visit Maharashtra today to assess loss of crop  Mar 21, 9:18 am
New Delhi, Mar. 21 (ANI): Union Agriculture Minister Radha Mohan Singh will visit Maharashtra on Saturday to take an extensive tour of areas affected by recent heavy rain and hailstorm.
India, Sri Lanka to sign agreements on security, agriculture: Sources  Mar 12, 9:26 pm
Colombo, Mar. 12 (ANI): India and Sri Lanka are expected to sign multiple agreements during Prime Minister Narendra Modi's two-day visit to the island nation, including those on security, agriculture and infrastructure, sources state.
Opposition free to give suggestions in Parliament over land bill: Radha Mohan Singh  Mar 9, 11:38 am
New Delhi, Mar. 9 (ANI): Agriculture Minister Radha Mohan Singh on Monday said the opposition is free to give suggestions in Parliament if it thinks that the Land acquisition Bill is not good for farmers.
Jamuda assumes charge as Secretary, Ministry of Food Processing Industries  Mar 2, 2:17 pm
New Delhi, Mar.2 (ANI): Ranglal Jamuda on Monday assumed charge as the Secretary of Ministry of Food Processing Industries, succeeding Siraj Hussain who has been transferred to the Ministry of Agriculture and Cooperation.
Jaitley calls for increasing agricultural productivity  Feb 28, 12:38 pm
New Delhi, Feb. 27 (ANI): Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Saturday said agricultural productivity should increase for the welfare of the people residing in the rural areas, and added that the government is committed to increasing the area of irrigation for the same.
Highlights of Union Budget 2015-16 (Part 3)  Feb 28, 11:50 am
New Delhi, Feb. 28 (ANI): Finance Minister Arun Jaitley, who is presenting the Union Budget for fiscal 2015-16 in the Lok Sabha, proposed to create a national agriculture market to increase farmers' income.
India, Lanka sign agreement on cooperation in nuclear energy, agriculture  Feb 16, 3:44 pm
New Delhi, Feb. 16 (ANI): India and Sri Lanka on Monday signed an agreement on cooperation in peaceful uses of nuclear energy.
Thanking Sharad Pawar, PM Modi calls for modernising agriculture  Feb 14, 6:11 pm
Baramati (Maharashtra), Feb. 14 (ANI): Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday called for the modernising of agricultural techniques across the country, thanking Nationalist Congress Party chief Sharad Pawar for his contribution to the sector.
Increase bamboo productivity and utilize resources optimally: Radha Mohan Singh  Feb 12, 6:32 pm
New Delhi, Feb.12 (ANI): Union Agriculture Minister Radha Mohan Singh on Thursday called for improved bamboo productivity and optimum utilization of bamboo and allied products to develop this key sector holistically.
SAD leader Sucha Singh Langah convicted in disproportionate assets case  Feb 11, 9:01 pm
Mohali (Punjab), Feb. 11 (ANI): A Mohali court on Wednesday sentenced former Punjab agriculture minister and Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) leader Sucha Singh Langah to three years imprisonment in a disproportionate assets case.
IFPRI to enhance food security by accelerating agriculture growth in Nepal  Jan 31, 12:59 pm
New Delhi, Jan.31 (ANI): The International Food policy Research Institute (IFPRI) has been working to accelerate agricultural growth and to enhance the food security system in Nepal.
Concerted efforts needed to produce clean spices at competitive prices, says Radha Mohan Singh  Jan 27, 5:50 pm
New Delhi, Jan. 27 (ANI): Union Agriculture Minister Radha Mohan Singh, while inaugurating National Conference on Development and Export of Spices at the New Delhi-based Pusa campus today, said that concerted efforts are needed to produce clean spices at competitive prices in order to sustain India's share in world spice market.
Innovations assist Jharkhand farmers to revive agriculture  Jan 22, 11:06 am
Deoghar, January 22 (ANI): Sanjay Singh, a small landholder but a market savvy farmer claims to be producing the best quality of vegetables in his village Madanpur in Jharkhand. He sells his produce in the nearby weekly market without allowing any bargaining on the price.
Jaitley to agriculture groups: Govt. aiming to move towards national common market  Jan 17, 9:46 am
New Delhi, Jan.17 (ANI): Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley told representatives of various agricultural groups that the government is aiming to move towards creating a national common market for agricultural commodities to improve the supply chain.
Agriculture minister urges students and scientists to adopt one village  Jan 15, 6:03 pm
New Delhi, Jan.16 (ANI): Union Agriculture Minister Radha Mohan Singh on Thursday underlined the importance of fundamentals of agricultural growth for the development of country.
Australia-India agriculture opportunities in sight  Jan 13, 2:35 pm
New Delhi, Jan. 13 (ANI) Senator Richard Colbeck, Australia's Parliamentary Secretary for Agriculture said on Tuesday that greater agriculture trade opportunities are in sight for the Australian producers in India.
Israel to open centres of excellence for farmers in India  Jan 12, 9:30 am
Gandhinagar, Jan. 12 (ANI): Israel's Agriculture Minister Yair Shamir has announced that his country will open centres of excellence for farmers in India to encourage research in agriculture sector.
Role of education paramount in growth of agriculture: Radha Mohan Singh   Jan 1, 12:25 pm
New Delhi, Jan.1 (ANI): Agricultural growth is not possible without education, said Union Agriculture Minister Radha Mohan Singh.
EBARA hosts seminar on pumps for flood control measures in Hanoi  Dec 19, 12:25 pm
Hanoi (Vietnam), Dec.19 (ANI): Given the rising demand of recent years for pumps used for flood control and in the water supply business in Southeast Asia, Japan's EBARA CORPORATION ("EBARA"), a leading pump manufacturer, held a two-day seminar on "Pumps for flood control" at the Water Resources University and Department of Agriculture and Rural Development in Hanoi, Vietnam.
Ancestors' agricultural decisions can hold key to food security in future  Dec 12, 5:42 pm
Washington, Dec 12 (ANI): A new study has given new insights into the origins of agriculture that can help shape the future of food.
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