AgriBazaar sees major jump in transactions as more farmers, buyers go online

AgriBazaar, the digital marketplace position for farm items is expecting a significant leap in transactions on its system immediately after the Centre not long ago authorized farmers to offer their create outdoors the controlled markets.

“We are concentrating on transactions really worth ₹20,000 crore to be carried out on our system this monetary 12 months as extra farmers and purchasers are registering with us to trade,” explained Amith Agarwal, CEO and co-founder, AgriBazaar. In 2019-20, transactions really worth ₹6,000 crore ended up carried out on the AgriBazaar system, and the gross goods price (GMV) traded during April-June quarter stood at

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Farmers expect the better price for onion

Mary P. Humphrey

Lasalgaon, Asia’s greatest onion industry exported about 480 tonnes onion to Bangladesh this 7 days by means of parcel prepare and traders reported that extra export is possible contemplating the climbing demand. Farmers hope that onion price ranges will go up with the increase in export.

Nashik onion will go to Darshana and other markets in Bangladesh. According to traders in Lasalgaon, climbing demand from Bangladesh is a superior sign as onion stocks are piled up in storages because of to lack of demand in the Indian industry. Recurrent lockdown and closure of the resort field have influenced the demand.

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Chhattisgarh to procure cow dung from farmers for vermicompost

Mary P. Humphrey

The Chhattisgarh federal government is arranging to procure cow dung at ₹1.fifty for every kilogram from cattle rearers as part of its ‘Gaudhan Nyay Yojana’ which will be introduced on July twenty, coinciding with the Hareli festival, officials reported on Sunday.

The suggestion to invest in cow dung was produced on Saturday by a condition cupboard sub-committee under agriculture minister Ravindra Choubey, reported a federal government spokesperson.

Chief Minister Bhupesh Baghel had, on June 25, introduced the plan and reported it would be employed for massive-scale generation of vermicompost (solution of decomposition of natural and organic subject introduced about by

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Maharashtra farmers begin pro-GM crop agitation

Mary P. Humphrey

HTBT cotton sowed in Wardha district

The Shetkari Sanghatana (SS), the apex overall body of farmers in Maharashtra, introduced professional-GM crop agitation by sowing HTBT cotton in Murgaon Khose village in Wardha district these days.

Khushal Balaji Hiwarkar, a farmer and member of SS sowed HTBT cotton seeds in his subject to mark the launch of the agitation. Farmers will keep on the agitation in other pieces of the State.

SS President Anil Ghanwat reported, “ Farmers will defy the ban on GM crop and sow HTBT cotton, soybean, brinjal and corn in the kharif season”. The delegation of farmers

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CSIR’s Kisan Sabha App to connect farmers to supply chain

Mary P. Humphrey

India’s ongoing lockdown has threatened the agriculture sector as it overlaps with the time of harvest. In the present circumstance of COVID-19, farmers are looking for enable in using their create to the marketplace, as also in procuring seeds, fertilizer, and so on. from the marketplace. A sturdy supply chain administration is urgently demanded to facilitate the timely delivery of the create at the greatest attainable charges.

The Central Street Study Institute (CRRI), a CSIR lab, has appear up with an application identified as Kisan Sabha to resolve the troubles similar to the agricultural supply chain. The App was remotely

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