Incentivising Agri-Seed Research & Development: Key to Food Security
23-Mar-2023 - 0 Comments.
A robust seed system for agriculture is of fundamental importance to the health of the nation. Food & nutrition security continues to need attention in India, with a burgeoning population of approximately 1.4 billion to feed.
Normal monsoon this year holds potential for agriculture sector, says FSII chief
16-Jul-2021 - 0 Comments.
Rainfed farms in India occupy about 51 percent of the country's net sown area, therefore, monsoon rains are of utmost importance and benefit. Rainfall has a direct impact on agriculture since water is an essential input for farm production.
Need for innovative technology in agriculture, says Dr Shivendra Bajaj
01-Jun-2020 - 0 Comments.
The importance of agriculture to India needs no mention. Although not the number one revenue generator for the country but more people in India depend on agriculture than any other sectors.
Increasing Relevance of Hydroponics by Technologies
17-Oct-2017 - 0 Comments.
Among technologies that can potentially influence the future of agriculture and seed industry, hydroponics is one of the most exciting. The fact that hydroponics is prominently featuring in recent seed conferences in Netherlands is an indication of the potential and importance of the technology.
India committed to promote organic farming, says Radha Mohan Singh
Indian agriculture and farmers welfare minister, Radha Mohan Singh said that central government is committed to promote organic farming in view of the importance of organic farming, with emphasis on sustainable production, food security and soil health.
Chhattisgarh to develop organic supermarket in Bastar region
06-Dec-2016 - 0 Comments.
Understanding the importance of organic farming, Chhattisgarh Government is planning to Organic Supermarket in Bastar region
Alltech Crop Science stresses the importance of a healthy agribiome on World Soil Day
05-Dec-2016 - 0 Comments.
Celebrated in several countries on Dec. 5, World Soil Day raises awareness about the importance of soil preservation and stimulates discussion on effective crop practices.
Need for organic farming rises with higher CO2, says Singh
07-Oct-2016 - 0 Comments.
The importance of organic farming has increased manifolds while keeping in view the immediate menace of climate change. That is why, the Government of India has launched a Paramparagat Krishi Vikas Yojna (PKVY) and Organic Value Added Development (OVCDNER) schemes under National Sustained Agriculture Mission to promote organic farming in the country.
USFDA calls for greater collaborations
03-Oct-2016 - 0 Comments.
Recognizing the importance of timely and effective collaboration between India and the food and drug regulatory body of the United States, the Director of Delhi based USFDA’s India office, Dr Mathew T Thomas has called for a collaboration of the best practices in the farmed shrimp industry to minimize the extent of export rejections into the US.