Work For Humankind India: Lenovo's smarter technology supports the millet revival, aiming to benefit over 200 households in Kerala
25-Apr-2023 - 0 Comments.
Following the global success of Lenovo's Work For Humankind initiative, Lenovo announces the launch of its India edition of Work For Humankind, which will use Lenovo's smarter technology to revive millet cultivation in the scenic village of Kanthalloor, Kerala.
Hybrid rice complements weather conditions of India
06-Sep-2022 - 0 Comments.
Rice is a staple food for more than half of the global population and India is the second-biggest consumer after China. Rice cultivation in India occurs mostly under rainfed conditions, which makes the crop highly vulnerable to unpredictable weather conditions.
Singatalur Lift Irrigation Drip Scheme enables maize farmers to get higher yields with reduced input costs
In India, maize is predominantly a Kharif crop, with almost 85 percent under cultivation, whereas rabi maize corresponds to 15% of the area. Despite having the largest area under maize cultivation, the yield per hectare is still lower than the world average.
Drip Irrigation is efficiently watering down the cost of Basmati rice cultivation
22-Jun-2022 - 0 Comments.
Scented (Basmati) rice, a unique product of the Indo-Gangetic Plain, is known for its aromatic quality and high economic value. It generates about three times higher prices than coarse rice.
Ankur Seeds launches world's first GMS based Indian bean hybrids
24-May-2022 - 0 Comments.
In order to solve problems in crop cultivation practices, Ankur Seeds has successfully launched World's First GMS Based 'Indian Bean (Dolichos) Hybrids'.
FAIFA appeals to policy makers to sustain market price of finished goods to protect livelihoods of FCV farmers
26-Jan-2022 - 0 Comments.
Federation of All India Farmer Associations (FAIFA), a non-profit organization representing the cause of millions of farmers and farm workers of commercial crops across the states of Andhra Pradesh, Telangana, Karnataka, Gujarat, etc. flagged that consumption price of legal cigarettes in India have reached the maximum limit to what the purchasing capacity of consumers can absorb against the backdrop of cheaper and fast growing illicit cigarettes and alternatives, and any further increase in taxes would lead to a severe reduction in flue-cured Virginia (FCV) cultivation and impact the livelihoods of farmers.
Brawijaya University develops IoT-based system for melon cultivation
24-Oct-2021 - 0 Comments.
Brawijaya University (UB) has developed an internet of things (IoT)-based system for melon cultivation, currently being implemented at the Agro Techno Park in Malang, East Java.
Oil Palm Developers & Processors Association hails Atmanirbhar move in edible oils
10-Aug-2021 - 0 Comments.
OPDPA (The Oil Palm Developers and Processors Association), the Nodal Agency for Oil Palm Cultivation in India has welcomed the announcement by PM Narendra Modi on taking up Oil Palm plantations aggressively in India to make India self-sufficient in edible oils.
TAFE launches puddling special tractors for Andhra Pradesh
28-Jul-2021 - 0 Comments.
Indian tractor major and world’s third-largest tractor manufacturer, TAFE - Tractors and Farm Equipment Limited, launched the Massey Ferguson 244 DI – Puddling Special tractors in the 44 hp range, for paddy cultivation.
BASF Venture Capital invests in Indian hydroponics firm UrbanKisaan
16-Jul-2021 - 0 Comments.
BASF Venture Capital GmbH (BVC) is investing in the Indian startup UrbanKisaan, which specializes in hydroponic cultivation of various types of vegetables, greens and herbs in tropical urban environments. This is BVC’s first investment in an early stage business focusing on India.
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.
Arya organizing training in mushroom cultivation for farmers across the country
18-Jun-2021 - 0 Comments.
India's leading post-harvest Agri-Tech player, Arya Collateral is organising a knowledge series for farmers across India as an outcome of their National Program 'Samvad 4 Safalta' organised earlier this year. The first session to be held on 22 June 2021 is training in Mushroom cultivation by expert Mushroom Cultivator Rajesh Singh.
Investment support of INR 7,509 crore under Rythu Bandhu scheme for Telangana farmers
14-Jun-2021 - 0 Comments.
Under the Rythu Bandhu scheme Telangana government will provide INR 7,509 crore as investment support to over 63 lakh farmers for cultivation during the Kharif season.
NMPB and CSIR-NBRI sign MoU to promote cultivation, production of medicinal plants
06-Jun-2021 - 0 Comments.
The National Medicinal Plant Board (NMPS) and the National Botanical Research Institute (CSIR-NBRI) signed an MoU for extending joint collaborative efforts to boost the cultivation and production of medicinal plants and herbs in India.
Cultivation, processing of aromatic plants doubles incomes of farmers in Himachal
06-Mar-2021 - 0 Comments.
Farmers in the Chamba district of Himachal Pradesh, keen for new livelihood options to supplement their income from traditional crops like maize, paddy, and wheat, have found a new lease of life.
Corteva Agriscience introduces technology, sustainability initiatives for corn farmer across five states
13-Oct-2020 - 0 Comments.
Corteva Agriscience (NYSE: CTVA), the global agriculture company today said that it has undertaken several initiatives to enable corn crop mechanization and empower farmers which, in the first year of implementation, helped to improve yield with less water usage, reduced cost of cultivation and, critically, increased farmer incomes.
India release cardamom cultivation figures
The area under Cardamom cultivation along with the annual production in the country during each of the last three years and the current year
Bt cotton only GM crop approved for commercial cultivation in 2002 by govt, agri minister
16-Sep-2020 - 0 Comments.
Bt cotton is the only genetically modified (GM) crop that has been approved for commercial cultivation in 2002 by the government of India.
Safety and regulation of GM crops in India by Dr Shivendra Bajaj of FSII
17-Aug-2020 - 0 Comments.
The need to increase agricultural productivity without increasing the area under cultivation to support our increasing demand for quality food remains a challenge for the Indian farmers.
Indian cultivation of BT cotton crops estimated at 32.26 MN bales during 201-20
31-Mar-2020 - 0 Comments.
Area, production and productivity of Bt. cotton has increased steadily since its introduction in India, barring minor fluctuation in few years. Details of year-wise area under cotton, Bt. cotton, production and yield of cotton during 2002-03 to 2019-20
Close to 50 MN farmers benefited from implementation of modern techniques in agriculture
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.
India's records increase in coconut cultivation in the last four years
06-Jun-2018 - 0 Comments.
India has made unprecedented progress in coconut cultivation from mid 2014 to 2018 and now it has become the leading country in coconut production and productivity
Sikkim: A Totally Organic Farming State in India
28-Feb-2017 - 0 Comments.
Organic farming is a crop production system which excludes the cultivation of genetically modified crops & the use of chemicals viz. fertilizers, pesticides, growth regulators, and livestock feed additives.