National Conference on Agriculture for Rabi Campaign

The National Conference on Agriculture for Rabi Campaign – 2017-18 was being organized on 19th and 20th September, 2017 at Vigyan Bhawan, New Delhi. The Conference was inaugurated…

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New Holland's efforts for barring burning of Crop Residue

With every production, comes by-products, some gets utilized but some has to be dumped as waste. Crop residue is one of the waste that generally find its end in fire, with farmers …

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Crop output unaffected by rain deficit - Agriculture secretary Shobhana K. Pattanayak

Agriculture secretary Shobhana K. Pattanayak said this year’s rain-fed Kharif production is almost equal to previous year record in spite of lack of rainfall. The agriculture minis…

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Cholesterol Dilemma : Bad or Good ?

Some decades back, the US government released warnings about the damage the devil Cholesterol can do to our body. 40 years passed going by that notion and Cholesterol was put in th…

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India CSR Summit & Exhibition 2017

CSR is playing a vital role in developing India. India CSR Summit & Exhibition 2017 is the biggest CSR event in India, bringing together companies, NGOs, Government agencies, soc…

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Ganganagar Commodity Ltd wins “Kisan Pragati Award”

Ganganagar Commodity Limited (GCL), one of India's prestigious Financial Services Group has won the "Kisan Pragati Award" at a function organized by NCDEX. NCDX has selected GCL fo…

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Loan Waiver: Maharashtra farmers can submit online applications till Sep.22

Subhash Deshmukh, minister of cooperation, marketing and textile, Maharashtra has announced that the State government has extended the deadline for submitting online applications f…

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Telangana up for White Revolution

India is the leader in milk production in the world. The central government has been framing many schemes and giving incentives to secure its number one position in the sector. And…

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Kerala Govt to promote homestead farming

The State government is planning to implement a scheme to promote homestead cultivation. Under the scheme, all households in the State will be supplied with saplings of neem and cu…

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Government removes ban on the export of tur, moong and urad dal

Central Government has removed the restrictions on the export of tur, urad and moong dal after a long period. At present, only organic pulses and kabuli chana are allowed to be shi…

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Shivar Feri in celebrations of Rallis Samrudh Krishi

Rallis India Limited, a TATA Enterprise with a deep farmer connect for over a century, one of India’s leading crop care companies and a leading player in the Indian Crop Protection…

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Ministry of Agriculture defying claims : No Drought in the country

The year passed has been a good monsoon year but it had some exceptions in the southern peninsula, where population had been grappling with draught like situations. Lately many new…

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Co 205 made century at the fields

ICAR-Sugarcane Breeding Institute (ICAR-SBI), Coimbatore, India, established in 1912 , released Co 205, the first interspecific (Saccharum officinarum x S. spontaneum) commercial h…

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ALL INDIA FARMERS’ FAIR & AGRO-INDUSTRIAL EXHIBITION by GB Pant University to commence

Harbinger of Green Revolution in India, Govind Ballabh Pant University of Agriculture & Technology, Pantnagar, is organizing 102 ALL INDIA FARMERS’ FAIR & AGRO-INDUSTRIAL EXHIBITIO…

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Growth in Food Grain Production lowers in 2017-18: Nomura Report

Growth in India’s food grain production and agriculture has declined in 2017-18 compared to the previous year due to lower plantings of rain-fed Kharif crops and an uneven south-we…

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Solution for Pink Bollworm ?

The introduction of BT cotton, has helped the cotton farms to deal with the bollworm. But the pest pink bollworm is resistant to the GM technology and has been a reason for the far…

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Millet Village Attappady: Kerala Govt to protect traditional varieties of cereals

Kerala government is formulating a special scheme to promote the cultivation of cereals such as millet, ragi, bajra and maize by setting up a millet village at Attappady. The proje…

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Kerala Govt to Expand Paddy Cultivation to 3 lakh hectares

The government has a plan to expand the area of paddy cultivation in the State to three lakh hectares in the next three years, said agriculture minister V.S Sunil Kumar while launc…

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Dairy Processing & Infrastructure Development Fund receives 10,881 cr.

A “Dairy Processing & Infrastructure Development Fund” (DIDF) with an outlay of Rs 10,881 crore during the period from 2017-18 to 2028-29 has been approved by The Cabinet Committee…

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ICAR's ‘DAC’ Technology for All-Weather Biogas Production

Scientists of ICAR- Avian Research Institute, Izatnagar, UP has developed a new technology for all- weather biogas production exclusively from poultry excreta.

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