The central government’s palm oil mission envisages expanding oil palm plantation in the country by another 6.5 lakh hectres out of which 3.28 lakh hectres is proposed in the North Eastern states.
The product is equipped with a built-in display that offers a step-by-step growing guide and real-time data monitoring
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 pesticide-free greens and fresh vegetables
On World Cotton Day, stakeholders from the global cotton community come together to speak on the many benefits of cotton.
Transforming agri-food systems to make them more efficient, inclusive, and sustainable key to prevent food loss and waste: International Day of Awareness of Food Loss and Waste
Aquaculture is a traditional activity in Southern Asia Region, particularly the Indian subcontinent. The earliest examples of aquaculture were raising fish in homestead ponds primarily for family consumption.
Farmers are keen on getting an incentive despite having seen evidence of how agro-waste can help in enriching the soil and improving yield
In India, construction of new greenhouses is heavily subsidised. Government also provides support to farmers and horticulturists in growing safe food products.
To increase income of small farmers, it is necessary to connect them with other dimensions of agriculture like beekeeping, said the Agriculture Minister.
Urban agriculture practices are gaining momentum due to the increased need and awareness among the consumers, says a study
Calculators’ are made using a supplier's calculation programme, which results in calculating only for a particular brand of fertiliser
Plants with diseases resistant to available pesticides may also benefit from the compounds produced by ants to protect themselves
The event adopted a comprehensive approach towards agri-food systems transformation to fight poverty and hunger, reduce inequalities, preserve environment
Global consumption of fish has increased by 122% since 1990 and aquaculture now accounts for more than 50% of current fish consumption
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...
Demand for healthy ingredients in food and beverage industry is driving preference for plant-based food products among consumers
Researchers say a single plant would produce enough mRNA to vaccinate a single person. Scientists are testing with spinach and lettuce now.
The initial defence begins with the detection of invaders at the cell surface, while a second alarm pathway is triggered within the cell
As the state celebrates its Golden Jubilee year, the government has proposed a Rs.550-lakh programme to conserve indigenous seeds varieties
How Tata Trusts, through its implementation organisation Himmotthan, supports Uttarkhand farmers in establishing better market linkages
It will ensure sustainable growth, increased income, and fresh avenues of livelihood for farmers, said MoS Jitendra Singh.
The book from FAO and CIRAD offers guidance to small-scale farmers when starting or expanding fruit and vegetable production.
Experts agree there are advantages in taking up greenhouse farming but also add a word of caution.
Indian scientists have developed a new sustainable and affordable solution for converting keratin waste to fertilisers and animal feeds
Increasing population, growing urbanization, diminishing farmlands, demand for locally grown food may require capital intensive vertical farms in and around...
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