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Kharif Planting Increases; Crosses 100-Million-Hectare Mark

With an increase in the water storage levels in reservoirs and due to heavy rainfall in Odisha, Uttar Pradesh and Chhattisgarh, there has been an increase in the planting of the kh…

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Cage fish farmers in trouble after flood in Kerala

The cage fish farming ventures of both the Kerala University of Fisheries and Ocean Studies (Kufos) and the Central Marine Fisheries Research Institute (CMFRI) are in trouble after…

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Rural India Shines at the Asian Games 2018

One can beat any sport for its ability to surprise, unite and victory against the odds. It is for the first time that a daughter of a weaver, son of well-digger, son of a driver, d…

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State Legal Services to solve farmers issues in AP, Telangana

Emphasizing the need for optimal manpower support and infrastructure for proper functioning of the Rythu Sadhikara Samstha in Andhra Pradesh as well as Farmers Debt Relief Commissi…

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Paddy farmers in Chhattisgarh to get bonus

Just two months ahead of assembly elections in Chhattisgarh, the BJP government on September 4 announced to give bonus of Rs 300 per quintal along with the Minimum Support Price (M…

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Nine Agri biotech firms form alliance

Nine agri biotech companies together have formed a new association termed ‘Alliance for Agri Innovation’, a body which will endorse adoption of global advances in agri-technology,…

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Farmers happy as cotton prices go north on lower stocks

The cotton farmers seem to be happy as the ensuing kharif harvest season will begin on a good price note. Coupled with low carry-over stockpile and better export prospects, the pri…

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Cane farmer sets example by increasing production several folds

A sugarcane farmer in Trichy is setting example for his fellow farmers by improving production several folds through optimum utilization of fertilizer and water. Manickavasagam of…

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Farmers hold massive protest in Delhi; demand loan waiver, better wages

Thousands of farmers, peasants and labourers from all over the country held a massive protest in Delhi on September 5 against the Modi governments 'anti-people' policies. They also…

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Use Integrated Pest Management methods to control 'Fall Armyworm'

Fall armyworm (Spodoptera frugiperda), an invasive insect which had severely affected maize crops in Africa has now spread to fields in Karnataka. The Indian Council of Agricultur…

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Finest Afghan Agriculture Products to be displayed in Mumbai

The Indian private company, ‘Future group’ will jointly work with USAID Commercial Horticulture and Agricultural Marketing Programme (CHAMP) to provide mutual benefits to the consu…

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Feeding Indian cows with ‘seaweed’ can save the Earth

India is a country that has a huge potential to diminish its carbon footprint, which causes global warming’ says a US scientist after conducting several research on dairy cows. Pr…

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Patanjali enters dairy market; will sell milk at cheaper price

Yoga guru Ramdev’s company Patanjali Ayurved Ltd on September 13 announced plans to sell packaged cow milk and other milk products such as curd, paneer, buttermilk and cheese, maki…

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40 % of paddy stubble to be managed by machines in Punjab

As the harvest season is close at hand, the central as well as state governments are working to support agricultural mechanization for in-situ management of crop remains in Punjab.…

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Strawberries in Australia contaminated with needles

Australian police have found ‘sewing needles’ in strawberries in two more states broadening a health scare and forcing the companies and farmers to dump the fruit amid peak growing…

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UP IAS officer appointed as Agri Secretary

Sanjay Agarawal, a 1984 Uttar Pradesh cadre IAS officer has been appointed as the Secretary of Department of Agriculture, Cooperation and Farmers Welfare on September 17. Agarawal,…

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Rain likely to hit kharif crop production in Gujarat, Maharashtra

Production of important kharif crops such as cotton, sugarcane and oilseeds is expected to go down in the Indian states of Gujarat and Maharashtra due to irregular rainfall and pes…

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PepsiCo to give $1 Million for Hurricane Florence Relief

According to latest news reports, PepsiCo Foundation will be giving $500,000 grant each to The Salvation Army and the American Red Cross. PepsiCo’s ‘Food for Good’ will also supply…

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Marico to boost coconut farming

Marico is determined to change the life of the coconut farmer through its flagship programme ‘Kalpavriksha’. The programme that started last year in September 2017 with around 125…

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Earn Lakhs through Organic Mango Farming

We all love mangoes and if it’s an organic one then our love for the fruit also increase. Here is a story of young boy from north India who is earning lakhs through organic farming…

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Get up to 3 lakh per acre with medicinal plants

In the rapidly growing industry, there is a group of farmers’ who are earning about Rs 3 lakh per acre, a figure that gives us a true outlook, when we consider that rice and wheat…

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Indian Agriculture Gifted With Best Human Talent : Expert

Speaking at the 43rd Foundation Day ceremony of National Academy of Agricultural Research Management (NAARM), Director General of International Crops Research Institute for Semi-Ar…

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Integrated farming in five districts of tamil nadu

The Tamil Nadu government will soon implement the Integrated Farming System (IFS) scheme in five of its districts. The aim is to provide monetary assistance as well as technologic…

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'Nutrition Farming' Gaining Attention In India

An Australian agronomist, Steve Capeness along with his Queensland-based firm Nutri-Tech Solutions has introduced a method of 'nutrition farming' for agriculture sector in India. I…

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Organic farmers prefer ‘Desi Khaad’ than pesticides

In the Indian state of Himachal Pradesh, there are many Individual farmers, farmers’ groups as well as NRIs who have taken up organic farming in a big way encouraging good health,…

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Coconut Oil is 'Pure Poison' says Harvard Professor

A Harvard University Professor, Karin Michels while addressing a seminar on nutritional errors at the University of Freiburg in Germany claimed that Coconut oil is “pure poison”. O…

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Are Vitamins really destroying your health?

Vitamins are easily available in the market. And some of the very common foods items like dairy products, nutritional shakes, cereals and baking flour contains vitamins. Since chil…

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Five healthy food items to cure acne

We all want to look beautiful!! But, how when we have so many acne or pimples on our face? Acne indeed is a big problem but the good thing is that it can be easily cured at home wi…

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Top 10 agricultural colleges in India

Agriculture is an important part of our Indian economy and the demand for skilled professionals in the field is growing day by day. After pursuing a graduation or post graduation d…

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Top 5 Organic Beauty Brands in India

We all want to look beautiful; not just to attract someone but also as many professions require good looking and attractive faces. There are many beauty products available in the m…

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5 ‘organic products’ to treat acne

Some people are truly blessed with a beautiful and glowing skin that never wrinkles or have acne. But there are many people who are facing with acne or pimple problems – may be due…

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Agricultural Courses in India – Part 1

The demand for professionals in the agriculture sector is increasing day by day. Hence more people are showing their interest in the field but they aren’t aware of what all courses…

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Agricultural Courses in India – Part 2

India is an agriculture-based country and hence it is essential for the upcoming generation to pursue a career in the field to boost the country’s economy. In our previous article…

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All about IARI Scholarships

Call it scholarships or fellowship is a ‘financial assistance’ given to a student to help him/her in future education. Scholarships are also awarded to the post-graduate students a…

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