Doubling agricultural shipments to over USD 60 billion by 2022 – Khetigaadi, Agriculture, Tractor

Doubling agricultural shipments to over USD 60 billion by 2022 – Khetigaadi, Agriculture, Tractor * To keep govt’s promise of doubling farmer’s income, Cabinet approves agriculture export policy The policy would focus on all aspects of agricultural exports including modernising infrastructure, standardisation of products, streamlining regulations, curtailing knee-jerk decisions, and focusing on research and development activities.The policy aims at doubling agricultural shipments to over USD 60 billion by 2022. * West Bengal government’s paddy procurement scheme has got an encouraging response leading to an eight-time increase in procurement compared to last year. In the last kharif season, the state government had procured 27,000 tonnes of paddy from farmers, while during the 2018-19 kharif marketing season (KMS), 2.14 lakh tonnes have already been bought. * Good news for the farmers. Government on 12th December has increased the Minimum Support Prices or MSPs of 22 Kharif and Rabi crops to a minimum of 50% returns over cost, informed the Agriculture Ministry. The government took the decision after considering the views and opinions of state governments. The MSPs set by the government for many of these crops give at least a return of 50 % over production cost for the year 2018-19. * As sugarcane price arrears have started mounting in Maharashtra, the sugar industry in the state has demanded a package of Rs 500 crore to clear the legally binding fair and remunerative price (FRP) payments for the ongoing 2018-19 crushing season. * Farmer producer companies to get land in Maharashtra Industrial Development Corporation for agribusiness. * Meghalaya mulls setting up Farmer’s Commission “Farmer’s Parliament is allowing the government officials and the policy makers to meet at a single platform to find out ways and measures to address the challenges affecting the farming community of Meghalaya,” said the Chief Minister at the First Farmer’s Parliament, organised by the Department of Agriculture in collaboration with Meghalaya Basin Development Agency and Hill Farmers’ Union. * An Australian university is planning to invest AUD 5 million as a part of a collaboration with agricultural universities across India, to leverage research and innovations that may help Indian farmers double their income by 2022. * SOLIS is the leading exporter of tractors from India. The company has partnered with Japanese farm equipment manufacturer Yanmar Holdings Co Ltd. to launch the next generation Japanese technology driven tractors in the farm automation space. Today at 28th Kisan Mela held at Pune (Maharashtra), the company has showcased its newly launched 4WD range of SOLIS tractors in different HP categories. * Sonalika International Tractors Limited has brought its heavy duty range of Sonalika tractors at Kisan Expo, Pune. The company has now launched a GT 28 28HP tractor, and a 4WD RX 47 Sikander 50HP advanced tractor. * KUBOTA AND ESCORTS JOIN HANDS FOR GLOBAL LEADERSHIP Escorts Ltd, India’s leading engineering conglomerate and Kubota Corporation, Japan’s biggest and world’s leading tractor manufacturer, today announced their global joint venture to manufacture high end technology tractors for domestic and export geographies. The JV will leverage leading Japanese technology from Kubota and Indian engineering excellence of Escorts to cater to an expanding market for higher efficiency, value-oriented utility tractors for a global leadership position. * A partnership agreement has been officially signed between Argo Tractors, the Italian industrial Group manufacturer of Landini, McCormick and Valpadana brand tractors; and International Tractors Limited, Indian manufacturer of Solis and Sonalika brand tractors. Website –

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