However, cash- strapped states are reluctant to reduce taxes on agricultural produce
and there is little the Centre can do in this regard.
According to them, timely delivery of agricultural produce
is very critical in agricultural produce
According to the rules, the sources said that commission agent can charge 3 percent in case of food grain and other crops, 7.5 per cent in case of fruits and 7 percent in case of vegetables, worked out on the basis of the value of the agricultural produce
. The broker can charge twenty paisa per 100 kg of agricultural produce
bought or sold.
He added that in the past, Lebanon used to export 25,000 tons of agricultural produce
to Syria while the latter used to export 10,000 tons in the other direction.
"Farmers do not have to go far enough to sell their products - this will be integrated with Agricultural Produce
Market Committee (APMC) and e-NAM platform, upgrading the country's 22,000 rural haat with the required infrastructure," the Prime Minister said.
The minister directed for paying immediate attention to marketing and branding of Pakistani agricultural produce
Trading of agricultural produce
in regulated markets of agricultural marketing department was started in the state in 1979.
He also called on the Agriculture Ministry to adopt strict measures to end the dumping of cheap agricultural produce
such as tomatoes, cucumbers and strawberries into the Lebanese market, noting that such actions affect local farmers.
The Nigeria Association of Agricultural Produce
Dealers (NAAP, D) made the accusation at an interactive programme held in conjunction with the Federal Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development in Lagos, saying the manner by which members of the association are being subjected to all manner of levies, especially on highways, markets and motor parks on their goods is highly discouraging.
National Farmers' Association Secretary-General Chang Yung-cheng said that this is a good model of presenting and selling agricultural produce
as consumers had face-to-face discussions with farmers and fishermen and their associations about the production process.
LAHORE -- Farmers should adopt organic farming method to have good quality agricultural produce
and earn maximum profit.
Various farmers' organizations have vowed not to allow the government to destroy Pakistani agricultural sector by importing agricultural produce
and products from India, source said to research analyst-PAGE.
Citrus ranked first among the agricultural produce
that was exported throughout the world, accounting for 105,000 tons, he added.
At the end of the day, (the price of) agricultural produce
is controlled by the Government of India; through MSME (Ministry of Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises), and also, exports and imports, all these things are happening," Naidu told media here.