Discourage sale of milk from outside, promote domestic output: Minister Chinchurani
05-Jan-2022 - 0 Comments.
Kerala Minister for Animal Husbandry and Dairy Development, J Chinchurani today called for concerted efforts to ensure that the state’s demand for milk is entirely met by the domestic output and discourage sale of milk coming from outside as the state is poised to achieve a record in milk production.
Kerala government plans to bring bill for ensuring cattle feed, say Chinchurani
04-Oct-2021 - 0 Comments.
Kerala Government has plans to bring in legislation to ensure the quality of cattle feed sold in the state with in-built regulatory mechanisms, Minister for Animal Husbandry & Dairy Development Mrs J Chinchurani said recently.
Ambuja Cement Foundation launches QR code to digitalise training material for farmers
27-Jul-2021 - 0 Comments.
To streamline the learning process and ensure efficiency, Ambuja Cement Foundation launched a Quick Response (QR) platform. This digital platform included all training material and can be stored for a longer period of time.
Need for resilient agriculture to tackle the uncertainties of the future, says agriculture commissioner
09-Jul-2021 - 0 Comments.
We need to promote integrated waste management systems, green chemistry, bio solutions, and pesticides, which will help to produce safe food. We will start with certifications and multi-levels safety standards that will ensure safe food production and consumption, Dr. Suresh Kumar Malhotra, Agriculture Commissioner, Government of India said.
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.
Horticulture cluster development programme launched by agri minister
01-Jun-2021 - 0 Comments.
To ensure holistic growth of horticulture, Agri Minister of Agriculture and Farmers’ Welfare Narendra Singh Tomar virtually launched the Horticulture Cluster Development Programme (CDP)
Farmers, agriculture labourers working hard against all adversities to ensure food reaches everybody
06-May-2021 - 0 Comments.
Amidst the current pandemic situation, farmers and agriculture labourers are sweating and toiling against all adversities to make sure that food reaches our homes. Their silent efforts, coupled with timely intervention by the Central and State Governments, have ensured that there is minimal or no disruption to harvesting activities.
NDDB develops sex sorting technology
09-Nov-2020 - 0 Comments.
India now has an indigenous technology for sex sorting bovine sperms which would ensure birth of only female calves.
Corteva partners with governments, local communities to ensure health and safety of farmers during the pandemic
25-Sep-2020 - 0 Comments.
Keeping in line with its sustainability goal to help the farming communities thrive, global agriculture company, Corteva Agriscience (NYSE: CTVA) has partnered with local governments and non-profit organizations in India to ensure the health and safety of farmers during the pandemic.
Benefits of contract farming must reach the small farmers, says Narendra Singh Tomar
16-Jul-2020 - 0 Comments.
Indian minister of agriculture & farmers’ welfare Narendra Singh Tomar has lauded the efforts of agricultural scientists of Indian Council of Agricultural Research (ICAR) and said that ICAR and KVK scientists also have to ensure that the benefits of contract farming should reach the small farmers.
After recent farm act amendments, farmers can be assured of barrier-free trading, remunerative prices, says Tomar
07-Jul-2020 - 0 Comments.
Indian minister of agriculture & farmers’ welfare, rural development & panchayati raj Narendra Singh Tomar has said that the government is taking all possible measures to ensure that farmers get remunerative prices for their produce.
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.
ICRISAT scientist says 5Gs of genomics vital to accelerate crop breeding
12-May-2020 - 0 Comments.
Genomics-assisted crop breeding technology can help advance crop improvement at an accelerated pace to ensure food security for a growing population and changing climate.
ICAR releases advisories to agricultural universities during COVID 19 pandemic
12-May-2020 - 0 Comments.
Indian Council for Agricultural Research has taken several immediate measures to ensure continuity in teaching- learning process during the COVID 19 pandemic and has released an advisories in this regard.
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
India announces more relaxations for agriculture-farming sector from lockdown
04-Apr-2020 - 0 Comments.
Indian government has granted a slew of exemptions and relaxations for Agriculture and Allied sectors with respect to the 21-day lockdown over the COVID-19 pandemic outbreak so as to ensure that the farmers do not suffer from any adverse fall out.
Agriculture and allied activities exempted from lockdown, says Indian agri minister
28-Mar-2020 - 0 Comments.
Government has granted relaxation in the nationwide lockdown for activities related to agriculture-farming and allied activities with a view to address problems being faced by the farming community. This will also ensure uninterrupted harvesting of crops.
NDDB requests dairy cooperatives to ensure supply of milk, milk products
26-Mar-2020 - 0 Comments.
Considering the dairy cooperatives account for the bulk of the organized liquid milk supply to consumers, it is important that they make all the necessary arrangements to ensure the supply of milk and milk products to consumers in this unprecedented situation created by COVID 19 virus.
Hatsun subsidiary Arokya to ensure uninterrupted milk supply during lockdown
24-Mar-2020 - 0 Comments.
In order to ensure the essential commodity of milk is available to customers, Arokya Milk has taken all necessary steps and measures to ensure uninterrupted supply.
Bayer outlines its vision for the future of agriculture
10-Oct-2018 - 0 Comments.
Joined by farming stakeholders, academia, NGOs and industry experts from around the globe, Bayer outlined its vision for the future of agriculture today, reaffirming its commitment to innovation, sustainability and digital transformation to help ensure the world’s rapidly growing population can be fed without starving the planet
Centre to use geospatial technology for conducting sample surveys
28-Jan-2018 - 0 Comments.
The Central government is working on a combination of traditional and modern technology like satellite imagery for crop acreage and yield estimation to build up a much more sophisticated analysis and ensure accurate agriculture forecasts