Top 10 challenges facing Indian agriculture today
26-Jan-2023 - 0 Comments.
Agriculture is a major contributor to the Indian economy, accounting for around 18 percent of the country's GDP and providing employment for around 50 percent of the population.
Top technology trends in agriculture in 2023
13-Jan-2023 - 0 Comments.
As the world population continues to grow and the challenges facing the food industry persist, it is important for all of us to work towards the goal of providing enough nutritious food for 9 billion people by 2050.
Government to provide 50% subsidy to SC-ST, women and small and medium farmers to buy drones
05-May-2022 - 0 Comments.
Union Minister of Agriculture and Farmers Welfare Narendra Singh Tomar recently inaugurated and addressed the conference on “Promoting Kisan Drones: Issues, Challenges and the Way Ahead” organized as part of Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav.
Bayer spotlights grower focus at Fruit Logistica 2022
11-Apr-2022 - 0 Comments.
Bayer presents the latest innovative and sustainable Fruits and Vegetables solutions to, on and beyond the farm at Fruit Logistica from April 5 to 7. The company spotlights products for the challenges facing growers, such as the tomato virus, the increasing request for organic and low residue produce and the need to lessen agriculture’s impact on the environment and respond to climate change.
India among top 10 countries producing 65% of global feed, finds 2022 Alltech Agri-Food Outlook
28-Jan-2022 - 0 Comments.
The 2022 Alltech Agri-Food Outlook was released recently highlighting global feed production survey data. The global COVID-19 pandemic has had major impacts on the agri-food sector, contributing to supply chain challenges and accelerating the adoption of new technology and environmental sustainability practices.
Bayer’s Grants4Ag Program awards funding for 21 new crop science research proposals
27-Jan-2022 - 0 Comments.
Bayer has announced its 2022 cohort of Grants4Ag grant recipients who were chosen to receive awards ranging from 5,000 to 15,000 Euros to help them complete research on challenges facing agriculture.
Ambuja Cements support farmers, to procure biomass fuel for its plants
09-Nov-2021 - 0 Comments.
Burning crop residue after harvesting is detrimental to soil health and has a negative economic impact on farmers and local communities. Additionally, this also contributes to air pollution and aids the challenges posed by climate change.
Seaweed Farming Entrepreneurship by Cooperatives booklet released
25-Aug-2021 - 0 Comments.
A booklet providing an overview of the challenges and opportunities in the ‘Seaweed Farming Entrepreneurship by Cooperatives’ was released here on Tuesday by Parshottam Rupala, Minister of Fisheries, Animal Husbandry and Dairying, Government of India at an event in the presence of Sundeep Kumar Nayak, Managing Director, NCDC and Jatindra Nath Swain, Secretary, Department of Fisheries, Government of India.
India's export footprint expands; GI certified mango shipped to Bahrain
11-Jul-2021 - 0 Comments.
India has expanded its footprint of mango exports to the newer countries this season, notwithstanding logistical challenges posed by the COVID19 pandemic.
Top 5 Misconceptions About Satellite Imagery for Agriculture
01-Jul-2021 - 0 Comments.
From the early days of Landsat to present-day commercial providers, agriculture has been one of the largest adopters of satellite imagery. By partnering with leading agricultural companies over the years, we've gained a window into the day-to-day challenges, concerns, and opportunities that growers have across the globe.
ICAR-NRC organizes webinar on World Camel Day
30-Jun-2021 - 0 Comments.
The ICAR-National Research Centre on Camel, Bikaner, Rajasthan organized an International Webinar on “Camel, Climate Change and Globalization: Challenges for Science” on 22 June 2021.
Disastrous consequences of surge in cultivation of illegal HtBt cotton, FSII & NSAI write to government
20-Jun-2021 - 0 Comments.
Quality seeds for farmers is the first step towards growing quality produce and better yield. Research and development ensure that the challenges faced by farmers are resolved and they get better varieties to fight pests and diseases.
Smart measures required for a successful kharif season amidst the pandemic
18-Jun-2021 - 0 Comments.
Monsoon plays an important role in Indian agriculture. While awaiting the arrival, farmers have already begun initial tasks of kharif sowing. As the country is still reeling under the pandemic, farmers will face challenges for a second consecutive year. Moreover, farmer will have to be more cautious as the second wave of Covid-19 has proven more intense.
OneBasket adding value to agri supply chain
13-Mar-2021 - 0 Comments.
Looking at the challenges faced by farmers to bring their product to the end users, Hyderabad based agritech startup company, OneBasket is taking this challenge head on.
Bamboo markets has been set up for farmers, says agriculture minister
07-Mar-2021 - 0 Comments.
Indian minister for agriculture and farmers welfare Narendra Singh Tomar while addressing inaugural session of ‘National Consultation on Opportunities and Challenges for Bamboo in India’ said that so far under the National Bamboo Mission close to 79 bamboo markets has been set up.
New ruminant meta-analysis from Alltech addresses protein challenges, carbon footprint and profitability
18-Feb-2021 - 0 Comments.
The tightening of global protein supplies is creating uncertainty for producers and the feed industry alike as to where this year’s protein supply will come from. Add to that the ever-increasing pressure on producers to meet the growing global demand for milk and meat while also reducing their environmental impact and remaining financially viable.
Gene editing technology and regulation, says Dr Shivendra Bajaj of FSII
29-Jul-2020 - 0 Comments.
Adoption of science and technology in all aspects of life has been the hallmark of modern civilization. We expect technology to address challenges and make our lives easier, the same holds true for technological intervention in farming, writes Federation of Seed Industry of India executive director Shivendra Bajaj.
One Nation - One Scheme to benefit farmers, urged to enroll for Pradhan Mantri Fasal Bima Yojana, PHDCCI webinar
09-Jul-2020 - 0 Comments.
The Agri-Business Committee of PHD Chamber of Commerce and Industry has organized a webinar on Webinar on Crop and extreme weather Insurance in India Challenges and the Way Forward today.
Hindustan Insecticides gearing up locust control pesticide to Iran
25-May-2020 - 0 Comments.
Despite logistics and other challenges posed by Covid 19 lockdown HIL (india) Limited a public sector undertaking under Department of Chemicals and Petrochemicals, Ministry of Chemicals and Fertlizers has ensured timely production and supply of pesticides for farming community.
Need for biotechnology crops in India, writes seeds federation director
23-May-2020 - 0 Comments.
The ongoing pandemic has brought forward our vulnerability to food crisis, especially with our increasing population. In addition, the challenges of future, will be much different than the ones in past because of factors like climate change, reduced availability of land and water, soil degradation and changing food preferences of people.
Indian fertilizer company eyeing big orders from African countries
12-May-2020 - 0 Comments.
Despite enormous logistic and other challenges posed by COVID-19 lockdown, Hindustan Insecticides Limited (India) is making all efforts to ensure adequate supply of insecticides to farmer community in the country and at the same time eyeing big export orders of DDT from African countries.
COVID19: Impacts on Indian agriculture sector
18-Apr-2020 - 0 Comments.
Indian governments have swung into actions since the Corona virus attack and the immediate challenges that COVID19 has posed to the farm sector and suggest mitigation measures to ensure a sustainable food system in the post-crisis period, writes ICRISAT authors, Dr Peter Carberry & Dr Arabinda Kumar Padhee
Farmers should get value for their product, says Indian agri minister
08-Jun-2019 - 0 Comments.
There are new challenges in agriculture, small farmers need to be helped with technology at the ground level so that input costs can be reduced. The farmer should test his soil regularly and there is a need to speed up the pace of organic farming
Eggs affordable, nutritious solution for addressing India’s malnourishment challenges, says CLFMA
13-Oct-2017 - 0 Comments.
As 2017 World Egg day is celebrated on 13 October, CLFMA and its members call for concerted efforts by all foodchain actors to promote egg for strengthening India’s food and nutritional future, the association said in a statement
To disrupt or be disrupted: ONE: The Alltech Ideas Conference will challenge attendees to harness the power of disruption
05-Feb-2017 - 0 Comments.
One idea, from one person, can disrupt the status quo to create opportunity — or challenges — for many. Will agriculture be a positive disrupter, creating opportunity? Or will the industry be caught playing defense to disruption?
Huge challenges ahead to deliver finer technology to farmers
20-Oct-2016 - 0 Comments.
If we desire to change the destiny of India we will have to change the rural scenario, Indian Agriculture and Farmers Welfare Minister, Radha Mohan Singh said today in Gwalior, Madhya Pradesh.
World Food Day raises debate about challenges in food output
16-Oct-2016 - 0 Comments.
The United Nations (UN) expects the population to grow to more than 9 billion inhabitants on Earth by 2050.