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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

10 January 2022
Domestic Tractor Sales in Aug 2021 Down 17%

Domestic Tractor Sales in Aug 2021 Down 17%

‘This year’s August sales is not strictly comparable with last year corresponding due to the pent-up demand then, following nationwide lockdowns’

10 January 2022

From Fishing To Fish Farming: Future of Fish

Aquaculture shall have to hold on and consolidate upon its growth to keep up with the supply of our requirement of animal protein

Cementing A Platform For Farmers’ Growth

Cementing A Platform For Farmers’ Growth

During the pandemic, ACF mobilised farmers into sharing messages on WhatsApp groups while field facilitators connected directly with farmers who did not own...

10 January 2022

Pastoralists, Original Livestock Keepers Of Civilisation, Pushed To Margins

The worst sin towards our fellow creatures is not to hate them, but to be indifferent to them: that's the essence of inhumanity (from the play ‘The Devil’s...

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10 January 2022
PM Releases 9th Instalment Of PM-KISAN

PM Releases 9th Instalment Of PM-KISAN

More than Rs. 19,500 crores transferred directly into the accounts of over 9.75 crores beneficiary farmer families


10 January 2022
PM To Release Next Instalment Of PM KISAN On August 9

PM To Release Next Instalment Of PM KISAN On August 9

This will enable the transfer of an amount of more than Rs. 19,500 crores to more than 9.75 crores beneficiary farmer families


10 January 2022
Tractor Sales In India Register 3.3% Growth In July

Tractor Sales In India Register 3.3% Growth In July

Monsoon has caught up to normal, sowing has picked up, lockdown lifted; these should augur well for the remaining months this year, say observers


10 January 2022
Farmer Producer Organization Scheme A Path To Farmers’ Prosperity

Farmer Producer Organization Scheme A Path To Farmers’ Prosperity

Due to lack of better agricultural technology for small and medium farmers and under the pressure of the moneylenders in the market, farmers were getting...


24 July 2021
This Himachal Bank Will Conserve Indigenous Organic Seeds

This Himachal Bank Will Conserve Indigenous Organic Seeds

As the state celebrates its Golden Jubilee year, the government has proposed a Rs.550-lakh programme to conserve indigenous seeds varieties


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23 July 2021
Organic Farming For Sustainable Agriculture And Food Systems In India

Organic Farming For Sustainable Agriculture And Food Systems In India

Use of sustainable farming practices has rejuvenated soil fertility, increased water retention and has led to growing of healthy foods


10 January 2022
The Himachal Bank Will Conserve Indigenous Organic Seeds

The Himachal Bank Will Conserve Indigenous Organic Seeds

As the state celebrate its Golden Jubilee year, the govt has proposed a Rs.550-lakh programme to conserve indigenous seeds varieties


10 January 2022
PM Kisan 9th Instalment: About Account Status, Beneficiary List

PM Kisan 9th Instalment: About Account Status, Beneficiary List

Income support is provided in three equal instalments to small and marginal farmer families having combined land holding of up to 2 hectares


11 January 2022
Ornamental Fishery: Could Farmers Reap Gold?

Ornamental Fishery: Could Farmers Reap Gold?

Platinum Arowana, a freshwater ornamental fish, holds the record for selling at US$ 4,00,000. Yes, four lakh dollars for just one small animal!


11 January 2022
This Minimum Price Does Not Offer Enough Support, Protest Farmer Unions

This Minimum Price Does Not Offer Enough Support, Protest Farmer Unions

Most of them claim that while the amount is less, even the number of beneficiaries is too little compared to the number of farmers in the country


11 January 2022
Imports Of USA Blueberries Increased Despite Pandemic: USHBC

Imports Of USA Blueberries Increased Despite Pandemic: USHBC

Nutrients in blueberries are said to be essential to fighting not just common health issues but helping boost immunity too


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11 January 2022
Farmers Return To Delhi Borders; To Mark Seven Months Of Protest

Farmers Return To Delhi Borders; To Mark Seven Months Of Protest

They come in cars, many on tractors and wagons, few on motorcycles. Tractors are also seen with trailers carrying wheat and vegetables.


11 January 2022
The Inspiring Story Of Assam's Nabanita Organic Farm

The Inspiring Story Of Assam's Nabanita Organic Farm

The farm is today a mini agri-hub: producing flowers, rice, pulses, oilseeds, fruits, vegetables; and includes aquaculture and poultry too


11 January 2022
Need To Address Challenges To Agriculture, Mainly From Covid

Need To Address Challenges To Agriculture, Mainly From Covid

Union Agriculture Minister Narendra Singh Tomar pointed out that India performed well during the severe COVID-19 pandemic


11 January 2022
Resilient Livestock Key To Global Food Systems In Post-Pandemic World

Resilient Livestock Key To Global Food Systems In Post-Pandemic World

Feeding ten billion people by the year 2050 will be quite a challenge against the background of certain developments where agriculture-driven growth is at risk


11 January 2022
Raise A Glass: It’s World Milk Day!

Raise A Glass: It’s World Milk Day!

India accounts for 22% of the global milk production of 906 million tonnes and produces more than 52% of the 379 million tonnes of milk produced in Asia.


11 January 2022
Subsidy Not The Solution For Fertiliser Price Hike: Farmer Unions

Subsidy Not The Solution For Fertiliser Price Hike: Farmer Unions

Indirect subsidy is neither in favour of farmer nor the country. This is only in favour of industry, claims farmer union leader


11 January 2022
For 3 Successive Years Apple Produce In Kashmir Takes A Hit

For 3 Successive Years Apple Produce In Kashmir Takes A Hit

Growers say that due to rapid weather changes and the continuing cold weather and hailstorm, there is extensive damage to apple orchards


11 January 2022
Farmer Unions Protest Fertiliser Price Hike

Farmer Unions Protest Fertiliser Price Hike

Price hike before Kharif season will add to farmers’ woes as they use DAP as a primary fertiliser during sowing of crops like paddy, cotton, groundnut, etc.


11 January 2022
Bumper Harvest; Need Maximum Procurement On MSP

Bumper Harvest; Need Maximum Procurement On MSP

Farmers do not have much to cheer. Even a bumper crop does not take their income to the minimum required level. Prices below MSP is hurting them.


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