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  • FCI ensures uninterrupted supply of wheat, rice across country

    The Food Corporation of India, FCI is ensuring uninterrupted supply of wheat and rice throughout the country during the lockdown period. Even in this challenging operational environment, FCI is able to meet the increasing demand of food grains by gearing up the pace of supply of wheat and rice throughout the country mostly by Rail. […]

    CCSHAU Issues Harvesting Related Precautionary Guidelines

    Hisar: Keeping in mind the rise of the pandemic Covid-9 across the nation and the 21 days lockdown by the federal government certainly going to hit the interests of many sectors including agriculture but the human safety is the utmost priority which reveals and justifies the logic of this lockdown. Harvesting of Rabi crops has been […]

    Deadly Whitefly Pest to Hit Indian Oil Palm Production This Year

    Vijayawada: The Indian Oil Palm farmers are likely to be suffered by low yields this year as a result of a deadly invasive pest called Rugose Spiralling Whitefly (RSW) which is rapidly infecting the Oil Palm plantations across the major crop areas in Southern States –the region accounts for about 70% of the total production in […]

    More than 22 crore Soil Health Cards distributes to farmers till date: Agriculture Ministry

    More that 22 crore Soil Health Cards have been distributed to farmers till date. The Soil Health Card scheme was launched by the government in 2015 with a view to address the decline of soil nutrients. Agriculture Ministry has said that in the first phase between 2015 to 2017 over 10 crore cards were distributed, […]

    Techies turn Campus Farmers; A Unique Campus Farming Competition organized at Tech Fest Antahpragnya 2020

    Hyderabad:Movies are an indispensable part of our lives. Movies make us laugh, cry, cheer, move, motivate, inspire… recent Telugu blockbuster movie ‘Maharshi’ had Mahesh Babu’s character take to farming,  leaving his job as the CEO of a large MNC. The movie showcased Weekend Farming, a concept which became popular with techies and other professionals and […]

    Moroccan Agriculture and Rural Development

    By Dr. Yossef Ben-Meir Marrakech In recent years, Morocco has put in place the right frameworks for mobilizing rural communities to advance the nation’s sustainable development goals, yet it falls woefully short when it comes to implementation. As someone who has been engaged in rural development in Morocco for the past 26 years, I have […]

    Collecting and baling straw, rather than burning it, can help fix northern India’s severe air pollution problems

    New Delhi: The critical issues surrounding air pollution in northern India and New Delhi in recent weeks have shed further light on the need for immediate action to preserve air quality. Initiatives led by New Holland Agriculture and its parent Company, CNH Industrial, are demonstrating that straw management techniques could help solve some of the severe […]

    WTO to host first World Cotton Day celebrations in Geneva

    World Trade Organisation, WTO will host the first World Cotton Day (WCD) celebrations in Geneva today. This event stems from the application by the Cotton-4 countries (Benin, Burkina Faso, Chad and Mali) to the United Nations General Assembly for its official recognition of a World Cotton Day, reflecting the importance of cotton as a global […]

    HRDS INDIA launched Karshaka project at Attappady

    ‘A REVOLUTIONARY STEP TO UPLIFT THE TRIBAL COMMUNITIES IN INDIA’ Attappady: Manifestly, tribal in our country are wrapped with unbounded difficulties. One such specimen of a miserable and dreary lifestyle of tribes can be found in a small region of Attappady, Kerala. These tribes belong to a dejected sect where plight of women and children […]

    Cattle Facial Recognition – a breakthrough technology by MoooFarm solving India’s key challenge of cattle identification

    By Sachin Murdeshwar Mumbai: World Bank’s Global Index Insurance Facility (GIIF) hosted the Agriculture Insuretech Innovation Challenge in association with Sankalp Forum, an initiative of Intellecap Advisory Services. The Grand challenge was held on 8th-9th of July in Mumbai and saw world’s most promising agriculture insure tech entrepreneurs showcasing their business to investors, corporates, DFIs […]