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Govt to double down on rice, millet stocking amid heat threat to wheat yield

To tide over any shortage, the government has doubled down on paddy purchases and has asked states that grow millets to draw up elaborate networks to buy the hardy cereals

The government aims to procure 34.1 million tonne of wheat at federally determined prices (Himanshu Sharma)
Updated on Mar 05, 2023 05:03 AM IST

We must modify and transform our agri-food systems

The article has been authored by Jong-Jin Kim, assistant director-general and regional representative, Asia and the Pacific, Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO), United Nations.

The wake-up call came two years ago with the arrival of a global pandemic. While food production didn’t come to a halt, the lockdowns and supply chain disruptions that followed took a serious toll on this interdependent system.(HT File)
Published on Oct 03, 2022 12:30 PM IST
ByHindustan Times

'Have to take agriculture out of chemistry lab': PM Modi at natural farming meet

Prime Minister Narendra Modi said fertilisers helped increase the produce and led to green revolution but there is a need to keep looking for alternatives. He added that natural farming offers a much better produce, with no side effects.

PM Modi addressing the summit on natural farming on Thursday.
Published on Dec 16, 2021 01:04 PM IST
By | Written by Amit Chaturvedi, Hindustan Times, New Delhi
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