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  • More than 86 lakh paddy farmers benefited from current Kharif Marketing Season Procurement Operations: Govt

    The government has said that about 86 lakh 79 thousand  farmers have been benefited from the ongoing Kharif Marketing Season procurement Operations so far  with MSP value of  over one lakh 12 thousand 709 crore rupees. Ministry of Agriculture in a statement said that Paddy procurement for Kharif 2020-21 is continuing smoothly in the procuring […]

    Agrochemical Industries budget demand to reduce GST on Agro Chemicals to reduce input cost of Farmers

    New Delhi: Croplife India, an apex body of crop science companies has urged the Union Finance Minister to reduce the GST on agrochemicals from present 18 per cent to 12 per cent and enhance the focus on Research & Development by providing  200% weighted deduction on R&D expenses by agrochemical companies which would benefit the […]

    Tradologie, India’s Next Generation B2B Global Trade Enabling Platform Adds New Commodities In Agriculture Sector

    New Delhi: Tradologie, India’s  leading Next Generation B2B trade and smart digital  global sourcing platform setup with an aim of digitalizing the current Import-Export trade and the bulk Domestic Trade which brings the manufacturers directly in contact with bulk consumers across the world has added Eight new  product segments to its platform as well as plans […]

    PMFBY completes five years; PM says scheme increased coverage, mitigated risk& benefited crores of farmers

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi has said that PM Fasal Bima Yojana is an important initiative to secure hardworking farmers from the vagaries of nature. Congratulating all beneficiaries of the scheme on completion of its five years, the Prime Minister added that the scheme has increased coverage, mitigated risk and benefitted crores of farmers in the […]

    FAIFA Appeals to Hon’ble PM to withdraw COTPA Amendment Bill as it will impair the livelihoods of Indian Tobacco Farmers

    New Delhi: Federation of All India Farmer Associations (FAIFA), a non-profit organization representing the cause of millions of farmers and farm workers of commercial crops across the states of Andhra Pradesh, Telangana, Karnataka, Gujarat etc., today appealed Shri Narendra Modi Ji to recall the COTPA Amendment Bill as it will be a death knell for […]

    Dr. Panjabrao Deshmukh Krishi Vidyapeeth and the Institute for Sustainable Communities Join Hands to Promote Water Stewardship and Climate Resilience with Cotton Farmers in Vidarbha

    Maharashtra: Dr. Panjabrao Deshmukh Krishi Vidyapeeth (PDKV), Akola and the Institute for Sustainable Communities (ISC) signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) earlier this week to promote water stewardship and climate resilience in the Vidarbha region of Maharashtra by advancing research, building capacities of farmers, Civil Society Organizations and Community Based Organizations. The approaches, learnings and findings […]

    Shrimp, Mussel And Fresh Water Fish Farming Can Offset Tourism, Mining Losses: Goemcho Goenkar

    Panaji: Research conducted by experts and volunteers of the CPIE India (Centre For Promoting Indian Economy) as part of it’s Goa Village Project (which was initiated in Sept-Oct last year) shows that large scale, organized shrimp, mussel and fresh water fish farming in the interiors of Goa or in Goan villages can more than offset […]

    With Families In Curchorem And Nuvem Leading, 50 Goan Village Households Sign Up For Goemcho Goenkar’s Kitchen Farming Horticulture Venture

    Panaji, Goa: Expect a horticulture revolution in Goa within months, with households in Curchorem and Nuvem leading the pack, the kitchen farming and kitchen gardening horticulture venture mooted by Project Goemcho Goenkar, promises a new green wealth, very soon in Goa.“Our target is to take the kitchen farming and kitchen gardening horticulture concepts to at least 50 villages […]

    Nuvem’s Wilfred Dsa Supports Project Goemcho Goenkar’s Kitchen Farming Concept, Says Cultivation Has Greatly Increased In Nuvem

    Nuvem, Goa: Nuvem MLA Wilfred Dsa today supported the Kitchen Farming and Kitchen Gardening concept mooted by Project Goemcho Goenkar to boost farming and growing of fruits and vegetables in the State, with an aim to making Goa totally self-sufficient in farm produce including fruits and vegetables, most of which have to be imported from […]

    IFFCO Kisan Sanchar Ltd. champions organic ashwagandha farming in association with HIMALAYA

    New Delhi: IFFCO Kisan Sanchar Ltd. in association with HIMALAYA drug company launched organic ashwagandha farming programme over 50 acres in the Ratlam district of Madhya Pradesh. The initiative started with the aim to enhance the aswagandha yield per acre while increasing the number of acres multifold in the coming seasons engaged over 50 farmers in […]