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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Would you like to eat ‘Digital Fruit’

“In a world that needs the fruit industry to grow and gain efficiency, the question is what the digital transformation can accomplish for the industry”, says Mr Chris Komatas, Vice…

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Low pressure to form in Bay as a parting gift from Monsoon, rains likely over most parts of the country

A cyclonic circulation has formed in the east-central Bay of Bengal and is expected to get organized in the next two days or so. In the meantime, the remnants of the strongest stor…

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Andhra Government issues notice on Glyphosate ban

Glyphosate is a commonly used herbicide that controls broadleaf weeds and grasses. It has long been in controversies for the damage it causes to human beings. Its consumption in fo…

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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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National Action Plan on Dairy requires Rs 51,077 crore

India is the largest producer of milk in the world with production of 176.35 million tonnes. The vision 2022 document has pegged the country’s estimated milk production at 254.5 mi…

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Pashu mela will encourage farmers to adopt livestock on scientific lines

Guru Angad Dev Veterinary and Animal Sciences University (GADVASU), Ludhiana will organize two days ‘Silver Jubilee’ Pashu Palan Mela on September 20 and 21. Dr. AS Nanda, Vice Cha…

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Training programme for ATMA functionaries on climate change & its effects on agriculture

A-three days training programme on ‘Capacity building of extension workers on climate smart agriculture’ for Agricultural Technology Management Agency (ATMA) functionaries was orga…

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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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C-CAMP enters agri-sector to support Start-Ups with Farm-Transforming initiatives

The Centre for Molecular Platforms (C-CAMP), a part of the Bangalore Life Sciences Cluster, has forayed into the agriculture sector to support start-ups with novel initiatives that…

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India-Egypt to jointly work on agriculture and allied sectors

India and Egypt will work together in the field of agriculture and allied sectors. Prime Minister Narendra Modi has approved signing of a MoU between the two countries. As per the…

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How useful are Mobile Apps to Farmers?

In the rapidly expanding Digital Ecosystem, the mobile apps has surfaced and attained great importance. The Mobile Apps were introduced to support businesses. For the advancement o…

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GADVASU conducts training on ‘surgical skill enhancement for animals’

The Department of Veterinary Surgery and Radiology, Guru Angad Dev Veterinary and Animal Sciences University is conducting a training programme on “Enhancing core and advanced comp…

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'Chekutty' - The Flood Stained doll , symbol of Kerala's resilience.

When things go wrong, then there are a hundred ways to make it right. That is the message from the ruins of Chendamangalam Handloom. Chendamangalam was one of the worst flood-affec…

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Weeds as medicinal plant

Medicinal plants are not just a major resource base for the traditional medicine and herbal industry but it also provides livelihood and health security to many people in India. Go…

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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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Is Pradhan Mantri Fasal Beema Yojna benefiting the Farmers

There are news reports that only 29 percent farmers have opted for the Pradhan Mantri Fasal Beema Yojna. What eaxctly went wrong? Why more farmers are not opting for the insurance…

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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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Make compost & incense sticks with floral waste

Every day we go to temples with lots of flowers to offer it to God so that he fulfills our desires. But there are many shrines that dump these flowers in landfills or waterways. Re…

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WhatsApp trick allows user send message without saving number

WhatsApp started as an alternative to SMS. It is an important part of our day to day lives. The app supports sending and receiving a variety of media such as text, photos, videos,…

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