May 19, 2014
Despite adverse weather conditions earlier this year, the total foodgrain output for 2013-14 is estimated to reach a record level of 264.38 million tonnes as against 257.13 million tonnes achieved...
REPALLE (GUNTUR DT),
May 9, 2014
Introduced as part of an experiment in 2002, it has become the viable second crop for farmers in Guntur district. Apart from being a ‘zero tillage’ crop, maize cultivation has several advantages, he says, adding that the black soils is well-suited for the crop for it has good capacity to retain water.
April 30, 2014
Electioneering activity sees increasing number of customers. A few candidates also awarded contracts to hotels to supply up to 500 packets of biryani every day. »
April 24, 2014
Horticulture Department launches project in city
April 7, 2014
The king of fruits has made an early appearance at the markets this season to the delight of mango lovers of the city. "This year we had a good and early crop, particularly in East and West Godavari districts, more so in the Chagalanadu region," says Sunkara Srinu, a mango vendor from Kolamuru near Rajahmundry. »
March 13, 2014
The powerful oil palm industry in Indonesia is clearing orangutan habitat, sparking social conflict with indigenous communities and contributing to global warming »
February 16, 2014
After nearly forty years of marketing Complan solely to children, brand owner Heinz India is looking at re-booting its strategy to make the milk-based health drink more palatable to adults.T...
February 6, 2014
Malnad Mela brings you produce grown in farms and gardens in the lap of the Western Ghats by a women farmers collective, and even handmade products »
January 16, 2014
An informal group of ministers (GoM), headed by Agriculture Minister Sharad Pawar, on Thursday approved incentives to the beleaguered sugar industry for exports of up to 40 lakh tonnes of raw suga...
December 10, 2013
India exported about 12 lakh tonnes of sugar in the marketing year 2012-13 (October-September), Parliament was informed on Tuesday.In a written reply to the Lok Sabha, Food Minister K.V. Th...
May 9, 2014
The price of fish varieties is ranging from Rs. 150 to Rs.250 per kg. and the trend is likely to continue till the arrival of marine fish in the market
May 2, 2014
Several outlets exclusively selling Andhra sweets here are now offering those made of jaggery as a speciality. But making jaggery itself is a back-breaking work.The juice obtained by crushi...
April 27, 2014
Mani chose to become a small time entrepreneur by churning out ‘appadalu’ (papad) and managed to clear debt to the tune of Rs. 3 lakh
April 24, 2014
From dawn, heavy rush is seen at dairies on the city outskirts for the milk. Farmers are selling loose buffalo milk at Singh Nagar, Poranki, Gunadala, Ibrahimpatnam and other areas. »
April 6, 2014
Restaurant General Manager Mohammed Abid Karim says the outlets are selling at least 100 plates of ‘biryani’ every day
March 2, 2014
In order to increase the milk output in the Union Territory, the government has now planned to introduce mini dairies in different villages. The mini dairies will ensure that the milk that i...
February 15, 2014
Consolidated revenue of the company during the quarter stood at Rs 1,772 crore, a 10.2 per cent rise over the same period previous fiscal »
January 18, 2014
Edible oil and food ingredient making company 3F Industries has tied up with Japanese oil and fats firm Fuji Oil Co to jointly set up a non-dairy cream making plant.Rs.100 cr investment...
December 19, 2013
Agriculture Minister Sharad Pawar on Thursday said the processed food industry is facing problems due to the existing tax regime and hoped the implementation of the proposed goods and services ta...
December 6, 2013
To clear arrears payable to cane farmers; loan can be repaid in 5 years with a moratorium of 2 years »