Global agri drones market expected to reach $5.89 B by 2030: AMR study

An increase in venture funding for the deployment of drones in the agricultural sector, surge in adoption of precision farming and rise in demand for cost reduction associated with human errors drive the growth of the global agriculture drones market. Based on offering, the hardware segment contributed to the high...Read more

Indian Railways transports 0.43Mn tonnes of food grains in July 2021

Continuing the momentum, Indian Railways has registered stupendous freight loading performance in July 2021 by achieving yet again the highest ever freight loading in the month which has continued for the last 11 months since September 2020. Indian Railways has transported food grains of 0.43 million tonnes (7.89 ...Read more

Gujarat, WB export first consignment of dragon fruit to London, UK, Kingdom of Bahrain

A consignment of fibre and mineral-rich ‘dragon fruit’, which are sourced from farmers of Gujarat & West Bengal, have been exported for the first time to London, the UK and the Kingdom of Bahrain. In India, dragon fruit is also referred to as Kamalam.The consignment of exotic fruit exported to Lond...Read more

TAFE launches commercial, haulage tractor in Uttar Pradesh

Tractors and Farm Equipment (TAFE) has launched the 35 hp Massey Ferguson 7235 DI Haulage Special tractor for trolley and commercial applications in Uttar Pradesh. The newly launched MF 7235 DI offers modern technology, advanced features, best-in-class power, high fuel efficiency, globally renowned MF hydraulics, ...Read more

Export of livestock products up by 106 per cent in Apr-June 2021-22

In a major boost to livestock export, the Agricultural and Processed Food Products Export Development Authority (APEDA), under the Ministry of Commerce & Industries, Government of India, is successfully exporting Indian Buffalo meat in more than 70 countries across the world, including Indonesia. As per the qu...Read more

Nagaland exports Raja Mircha to London

A consignment of ‘Raja Mircha’ also referred to as king chilli from Nagaland was exported to London via Guwahati by air for the first time. The consignment of King Chilli is also considered as the world’s hottest based on the Scoville Heat Units (SHUs). The consignment was sourced from Tening, pa...Read more

Agri exports register increase of 17.37 per cent in 2020-21

India’s agriculture exports during 2020-21 have registered an increase of 17.37 per cent as compared to exports during 2019-20.    The government has introduced a comprehensive Agriculture Export Policy (AEP) to harness the export potential of Indian agriculture and raise farmers’ income. D...Read more

Uttarakhand exports first consignment of vegetables to UAE

In a major boost to agricultural produce exports from Uttarakhand, the first consignment of vegetables including curry leaf, okra, pear and bitter gourd sourced from the farmers of Haridwar, was exported to Dubai, United Arab Emirates. The exports of vegetables come after a consignment of millets grown in Uttarakh...Read more

APEDA, DIHAR chalk out plan to boost agri export from Ladakh

The Agricultural and Processed Food Products Export Development Authority (APEDA) in association with the Defence Institute of High-Altitude Research (DIHAR) are working out a comprehensive plan of actions to boost exports of agricultural produce from Ladakh.Following a series of interactions held recently at Lada...Read more

Bengaluru Airport exports 483,460 kg mangoes from March to June

Kempegowda International Airport, Bengaluru (KIAB/ BLR Airport) has processed 483,460 kgs of mangoes in four months from March to June, 2021.    The month of June witnessed the highest movement of mangoes with 169,882 kgs. A total of 158,936 kgs were processed in May, 110,886 kgs in April and 43,776 in...Read more

TN exports GI certified flowers to US, UAE

Geographical Indications (GI) certified Madurai malli and other traditional flowers such as button rose, lily, chamanthi and marigold were exported to the US and Dubai from Tamil Nadu.   The flowers for the consignments were sourced from Nilakottai, Dindigul and Sathyamangalam, Tamil Nadu by APEDA (The Agri...Read more

Gujarat exports GI Bhalia wheat to Shri Lanka & Kenya

In a major boost to wheat exports, the first shipment of Geographical Indication (GI) certified Bhalia variety of wheat was exported today to Kenya and Sri Lanka from Gujarat. The GI certified wheat has high protein content and is sweet in taste. The crop is grown mostly across Bhal region of Gujarat which include...Read more