22-Sep-2023 - 0 Comments.
Recently, few cotton sown areas in the state of Punjab were impacted with the pink bollworm infestation. With the early-sown cotton crop aged between 60 and 80 days, it is important for the cotton growing farmers to integrate all available management tactics which will serve the purpose of resistance management against pink bollworm.
08-Sep-2023 - 0 Comments.
The National Bank for Agriculture and Rural Development (NABARD) organised a month-long hackathon to stimulate young minds to develop innovative solutions for financial inclusion in rural areas.
15-May-2023 - 0 Comments.
Bennet and Bernard Custom Homes Pvt. Ltd and The Energy and Resources Institute (TERI) have entered an MoU to take up a first-of-its-kind R&D work to encourage and develop projects in the areas of aquaculture in Goa, India.
19-Sep-2022 - 0 Comments.
Tuticorin Regional Station of the ICAR-Central Marine Fisheries Research Institute (CMFRI) sea-ranched 500,000 hatchery-produced pearl oyster (Pinctada fucata) spat of 5 mm size in select areas in the Gulf of Mannar on 15 September 2022.
17-Mar-2022 - 0 Comments.
International centre for Agricultural Research in Dry Areas (ICARDA) enabled access to global germplasm for use in the Indian breeding programmes.
Central Coastal Agricultural Research Institute organises webinar to increase vegetable production in coastal areas
23-Jun-2021 - 0 Comments.
In commemoration of India's 75 years of Independence as Bharat Ka Amrut Mahotsav, ICAR-Central Coastal Agricultural Research Institute, Goa conducted webinar on VEGFAST technology to increase vegetable production in coastal regions recently.
Agri department working to identify traditional organic areas into certified organic production hubs
05-May-2021 - 0 Comments.
Department of Agriculture, Cooperation and Farmers Welfare (DAC&FW) is working to identify Traditional Organic Areas to transform them into certified organic production hubs.
Social media empowers farmers to make judicious decisions, says Dr Shivendra Bajaj of Federation of Seed Industry of India
12-Jan-2021 - 0 Comments.
Social media has changed the way we think, comprehend and communicate, and it has not just restricted young people in urban pockets anymore but has penetrated deep into rural areas as well.
09-Nov-2020 - 0 Comments.
With a view to promote dairying and rural livelihoods in the Union Territory of Ladakh, NDDB and UT Administration of Ladakh signed an MoU for conducting a benchmark survey in the newly formed UT. NDDB’s dairy potential survey will help prepare a road map to boost dairying in the UT and will help in enhancing income of the rural population in the mountainous border areas.
02-Sep-2020 - 0 Comments.
Starting from 11 April, 2020 till 25 August, 2020, control operations have been done in 279,066 hectares area in States of Rajasthan, Madhya Pradesh, Punjab, Gujarat, Uttar Pradesh and Haryana by Locust Circle Offices (LCOs).
31-May-2020 - 0 Comments.
According to the National Weather Forecasting Centre of the India Meteorological Department a low pressure area formed over southeast & adjoining east central Arabian Sea and Lakshadweep area in the early morning and persisted over the same region during forenoon of the 31 May 2020.
03-Apr-2020 - 0 Comments.
In the wake of the COVID -19 pandemic and the shortage of food essentials such as fruits and vegetables; Ninjacart - India’s largest fresh food supply chain company, announced the provision of essential food items to Orphanages, Old Age homes and Slum areas at subsidized rates, which will be much lesser than the on-going market rates.
11-Jan-2019 - 0 Comments.
In a move to strengthen research networks in marine biodiversity and allied areas, the Central Marine Fisheries Research Institute (CMFRI) has inked a pact with Maharaja’s College to carry out collaborative research programmes and to popularise scientific technologies among the public
25-Dec-2018 - 0 Comments.
As per the results of ‘Situation Assessment Survey of Agricultural Households’ conducted by National Sample Survey Office (NSSO) in 2013, about 63.5 percent of the agricultural households in the rural areas of the country reported cultivation as their principal source of income. Details of the number of farmers still following age old practices are not available in the Survey.
05-Oct-2018 - 0 Comments.
A draft national policy on mariculture has mooted mariculture zones by demarcating special areas in the sea for different mariculture activities such as cage farming, bivalve farming, pen culture, seaweed culture, hatcheries and nurseries based on scientific criteria
16-Jan-2017 - 0 Comments.
Indian agriculture and farmers welfare minister, Radha Mohan Singh and Minister of Business, Enterprise and Cooperatives, Govt. of Mauritius, Soomilduth Bholah signed on MoU for Cooperation in the field of Cooperatives & related areas recently.
26-Dec-2016 - 0 Comments.
It is imperative to develop hybrid seeds of improved variety for the areas of varied agricultural climate so as to sort out the problems emerging due to global climate change, Indian agriculture & farmers welfare minister, Radha Mohan Singh said
10-Oct-2016 - 0 Comments.
Looking at resurgent seafood industry, India has decided to set up agencines for aquaculture and fisheries sector in coastal areas, Indian Commerce and Industry Minister, Ms Nirmala Sitharaman announced at the recently concluded India International Seafood Show.