Latest Agri, Tractors, Implements, Mechanisation & Farm Technology updates – The Agricultural Products Export Development Authority (APEDA) is contemplating to set up specialised agencies which can provide farmers with trained workers in application of pesticides and fungicides, this move is aimed at improving compliance with global pesticide residue norms and reducing rejection of shipments of farm products. – Tur and urad futures likely to be relaunched by NCDEX and have sought approval from SEBI for the same – 94 per cent kharif sowing has been completed in Maharashtra so far but crop loan for the season has been disbursed to only about 50 per cent farmers.
Kharif planting is in accelerated mode in last leg due to fresh spell of rains – India’s coffee output may slash by 20% due to unfortunate floods in Kerala & Karnataka as these states account for 90% of coffee production – A tea variety from Arunachal Pradesh has fetched a world record price of Rs 40,000 per kg at Guwahati Tea Auction Centre breaking the record of an Assam tea variety auctioned last month. – The tractor industry grew by 26 per cent in the first quarter to 2,24,729 units, the highest ever growth in the first quarter. This means to grow at 14 per cent volume growth in the current year, the quarterly run-rate required is 1,95,000 units, which is lower than the first quarter volumes – In a unique initiative Tractor major Escorts will partner with startups for disruptive innovation and technology solutions Website – https://khetigaadi.com #Agriculture #Tractors #Khetigaadi