Tag: agriculture

What Boris Johnson’s COVID isolation and firing of hard Brexiteers means for the U.K.-EU trade talks

U.K. Prime Minister Boris Johnson, wearing a face mask, participates in a service to commemorate the centenary of the burial of the unknown warrior at...

Operating at over 100% capacity yet have pending orders: Hemant Sikka, CEO, Farm Equipment Sector, M&M

Mahindra & Mahindra, the country’s largest tractor maker, is witnessing strong demand for tractors in the middle of the festive season. Operating at over 100%...

How Trump lawyer Giuliani’s Four Seasons press conference ended up at a garden center on Philadelphia’s outskirts

Trump lawyer Rudy Giuliani speaks to the media at a press conference held in the rear parking lot of a landscaping company in Philadelphia on...

Denmark will cull millions of mink after coronavirus mutation spreads to humans

Mink are seen at a farm in Gjol, northern Denmark. mads claus rasmussen/Agence France-Presse/Getty Images Denmark plans to cull its entire mink population of up...

From a Kansas cattle rancher to a Florida day trader, voters tell MarketWatch the money worries behind their choice for president

Every voter has a story, and these are the economic backstories and money motivations of some of the people who are voting for President Donald...

Centre is taking steps to strengthen agriculture sector, looking to ease farmers’ lives: Modi

AHMEDABAD: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday said his government is taking initiatives to strengthen the agriculture sector in the country so that farmers do...

Fracking and the ‘Green New Deal’: Here’s where Trump and Biden stand on climate change

It may be a squishy timeline on fossil fuels for Democratic Presidential candidate Joe Biden, but that there’s a timeline at all for moving away...

Nation wants to know when will Chinese troops be ‘thrown out’ of Indian territory, Rahul Gandhi tells PM | India News

WAYANAD: Congress leader Rahul Gandhi on Tuesday stepped up his attack on Prime Minister Narendra Modi over the military standoff with China in eastern Ladakh,...

California’s fabled wine region is having ‘the most horrible, devastating and catastrophic year’

Dario Sattui has seen a lot in his half-century in the wine business, but never a year as brutal as this one. “First of all,...

The Borlaug legacy: The common link between farmers’ protests in Punjab and stubble burning

What links farmers’ protests in Punjab, pollution from stubble burning and, much less seriously, unjust GST rates on Malabar parottas? The link is Norman Borlaug...

Climate change and COVID-19 to feature in final debate between Trump and Biden — when and where to watch

Climate-change questions surprisingly crept in during the last 10 minutes of the first raucous presidential election debate this month, the first time in eight years...

It was billed as the final showdown between the EU and U.K. — this is what will happen next

A European Union flag and a U.K. flag during a special meeting of the European Council on November 25, 2018 in Brussels, Belgium. AFP via...

Former civil servants issue statement in support of farm sector laws | India News

NEW DELHI: A group of former public servants on Monday backed the farm reform laws enacted by the Modi government and claimed that “disinformation” is...

President Kovind gives his assent to 3 farm bills passed by Parliament

NEW DELHI: President Ram Nath Kovind has given his assent to all three Agriculture Bills and the Centre has notified the bills on Sunday, making...

The intense 2020 Atlantic hurricane season used up all the storm names for only the second time since 1950

Here’s how active this year’s Atlantic hurricane season has been: When Tropical Storm Wilfred formed on Sept. 18, the National Hurricane Center exhausted its list...

MSP will stay, farmers will get investment, technology: Govt on farm sector bills

NEW DELHI: Defending its two bills on farm sector introduced in Lok Sabha, the government on Monday said they will help the farmers get a...

SAD appeals to Centre not to present agri ordinances in parliament until reservations of farmers addressed | India News

CHANDIGARH: The Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) on Saturday appealed to the union government not to present the three central agricultural ordinances for approval in parliament...

India hopes farming can boost its economy. But, it may not be enough

By Karthikeyan Sundaram and Pratik Parija India’s agriculture sector isn’t the bright spot in the economy that many think it may be. While farming was...

artificial intelligence: 60% of enterprises believe AI will disrupt their business in 2-3 years: Nasscom/EY

Pune : Sixty percent of Indian enterprises believe that Artificial Intelligence (AI) will disrupt their business in the next two-three years, according to a study...

Food inflation expected to soften in second half of the current fiscal, says Crisil

Ratings agency Crisil said it expects India’s retail food inflation, measured through the Consumer Price Index (CPI), to ease in the second half of this...

Can high-tech firms with actionable inputs eliminate uncertainties in agriculture?

Sangarmesh Talikotti has been a farmer for 20 years and is well aware of the unpredictable factors that can affect his livelihood each season. The...

The Biden-Sanders climate-change policy pact: 8 key features

Presidential candidate Joe Biden has advanced environmental policy recommendations that most analysts find more ambitious than his stance in favor of curbing man-made climate change...

A rural resurgence will fuel India’s economic recovery

India has just experienced the wettest June since 2013, according to the India Meteorological Department data. The rainfall was 15% above normal. Barring pockets in...

86% of Covid-19 cases in TN asymptomatic, says TN CM

CHENNAI: As many as 86 per cent of Tamil Nadu’s COVID-19 cases have been found to be asymptomatic, and the lockdown and related curbs have...

President promulgates ‘Agri Ordinances’ aimed at boosting farmers income

New Delhi: The President of India, on Friday, has promulgated the Ordinances approved by the cabinet last Wednesday. These ordinances are aimed at giving a...