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Government Taking Steps To Boost Oilseeds Production; Promote Indian Millets Globally: Piyush Goyal

Government Taking Steps To Boost Oilseeds Production; Promote Indian Millets Globally: Piyush Goyal

Piyush Goyal said campaigns should be launched to create awareness regarding health and nutrition benefits of millets. There is also a need for international outreach to promote Brand India Millets. Stressing that India produces all nine common millets, the...

24 February 2022
How You Can Take Part In Celebrating World Cotton Day

How You Can Take Part In Celebrating World Cotton Day

On World Cotton Day, stakeholders from the global cotton community come together to speak on the many benefits of cotton.

02 January 2022

Stubble Burning: How Can North India Control The Pollution?

Farmers are keen on getting an incentive despite having seen evidence of how agro-waste can help in enriching the soil and improving yield

And Now… A Greenhouse For Your Living Room Table

And Now… A Greenhouse For Your Living Room Table

The product is equipped with a built-in display that offers a step-by-step growing guide and real-time data monitoring

03 January 2022

An Estimated 17% Of Global Food Production Is Wasted Every Year

Transforming agri-food systems to make them more efficient, inclusive, and sustainable key to prevent food loss and waste: International Day of Awareness of...

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03 January 2022
How Green Is My Roof: Terrace Farming Initiatives Gain Ground... Literally!

How Green Is My Roof: Terrace Farming Initiatives Gain Ground... Literally!

Flex Kallang's rooftop farm does not use soil and relies on water solution that is rich in macronutrients. Only pipes and water are needed to grow...


03 January 2022
Amul Launches A New Product, And It’s Honey!

Amul Launches A New Product, And It’s Honey!

To increase income of small farmers, it is necessary to connect them with other dimensions of agriculture like beekeeping, said the Agriculture Minister.


03 January 2022
The Indian Subcontinent – A Cradle Of Aquaculture

The Indian Subcontinent – A Cradle Of Aquaculture

Aquaculture is a traditional activity in Southern Asia Region, particularly the Indian subcontinent. The earliest examples of aquaculture were raising fish in...


09 January 2022
Greenhouse Horticulture Is Expanding At A Rapid Pace, But…

Greenhouse Horticulture Is Expanding At A Rapid Pace, But…

In India, construction of new greenhouses is heavily subsidised. Government also provides support to farmers and horticulturists in growing safe food products.


09 January 2022
Growing Veggies & Fruits In Your Backyard: ‘Eat Fresh, Eat Pure’

Growing Veggies & Fruits In Your Backyard: ‘Eat Fresh, Eat Pure’

Urban agriculture practices are gaining momentum due to the increased need and awareness among the consumers, says a study


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26 September 2021
This Fertiliser Calculator May Help Reduce Environmental Impact

This Fertiliser Calculator May Help Reduce Environmental Impact

Calculators’ are made using a supplier's calculation programme, which results in calculating only for a particular brand of fertiliser


26 September 2021
Your Plants May Benefit From Compounds Produced By Ants!

Your Plants May Benefit From Compounds Produced By Ants!

Plants with diseases resistant to available pesticides may also benefit from the compounds produced by ants to protect themselves


09 January 2022
UN Food Systems Summit: Leaders Commit To Tackling Global Hunger

UN Food Systems Summit: Leaders Commit To Tackling Global Hunger

The event adopted a comprehensive approach towards agri-food systems transformation to fight poverty and hunger, reduce inequalities, preserve environment


09 January 2022
Aquaculture Is Key To Meet Increasing Food Demand: FAO

Aquaculture Is Key To Meet Increasing Food Demand: FAO

Global consumption of fish has increased by 122% since 1990 and aquaculture now accounts for more than 50% of current fish consumption


09 January 2022
Small Farmers Need Decent Wages: IFAD To World Leaders

Small Farmers Need Decent Wages: IFAD To World Leaders

A recent study of crops sourced from small farms in developing countries says only 6.5% of the supermarket price is paid to farmer. Traders, food manufacturers...


09 January 2022
Seaweed Cultivation Market May Top Valuation Of USD 41 Bn By 2031: Study

Seaweed Cultivation Market May Top Valuation Of USD 41 Bn By 2031: Study

Demand for healthy ingredients in food and beverage industry is driving preference for plant-based food products among consumers


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09 January 2022
Coming Soon…Grow That Vaccine Yourself!

Coming Soon…Grow That Vaccine Yourself!

Researchers say a single plant would produce enough mRNA to vaccinate a single person. Scientists are testing with spinach and lettuce now.


09 January 2022
How Your Plants Recognise And Respond To Microbe Invasion

How Your Plants Recognise And Respond To Microbe Invasion

The initial defence begins with the detection of invaders at the cell surface, while a second alarm pathway is triggered within the cell


10 January 2022
‘Fruit And Vegetables: Opportunities And Challenges For Small-Scale Sustainable Farming’

‘Fruit And Vegetables: Opportunities And Challenges For Small-Scale Sustainable Farming’

The book from FAO and CIRAD offers guidance to small-scale farmers when starting or expanding fruit and vegetable production.


10 January 2022
Call For Integrated Aroma Dairy Entrepreneurship For J&K Farmers

Call For Integrated Aroma Dairy Entrepreneurship For J&K Farmers

It will ensure sustainable growth, increased income, and fresh avenues of livelihood for farmers, said MoS Jitendra Singh.


10 January 2022
‘Greenhouse Farming Should Be Well-Planned Business’

‘Greenhouse Farming Should Be Well-Planned Business’

Experts agree there are advantages in taking up greenhouse farming but also add a word of caution.


10 January 2022
Helping Uttarakhand Farmers Scale New Heights

Helping Uttarakhand Farmers Scale New Heights

How Tata Trusts, through its implementation organisation Himmotthan, supports Uttarkhand farmers in establishing better market linkages


10 January 2022
New Techniques To Turn Poultry Feather & Animal Hair To Fertiliser

New Techniques To Turn Poultry Feather & Animal Hair To Fertiliser

Indian scientists have developed a new sustainable and affordable solution for converting keratin waste to fertilisers and animal feeds


10 January 2022
Vertical Farming World Congress From Monday: This Is How You Can Join Online

Vertical Farming World Congress From Monday: This Is How You Can Join Online

Increasing population, growing urbanization, diminishing farmlands, demand for locally grown food may require capital intensive vertical farms in and around...


10 January 2022
New Technologies & Modernisation Of Agriculture Sector

New Technologies & Modernisation Of Agriculture Sector

Due to the increasing global food demand, growers must adopt better ways for growing to maximize their yield: Report


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