Samunnati,GROWiT collaborate to promote protective farming
27-Sep-2022 - 0 Comments.
Samunnati, an open agro network, and GROWiT, a Surat-based Direct-to-Farmer (D2F) protective farming and agritech startup, have partnered to spread protective agricultural practices and goods among farmers affiliated with former and its farmer producer organisations (FPOs).
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'.
Govt spends INR 49.80 crore on natural farming
22-Apr-2022 - 0 Comments.
Natural farming is a traditional indigenous livestock based agricultural practices which gives freedom to farmers from all kinds of externally purchased inputs like chemical fertilizer or pesticides as well as organic fertilizers like vemicompost, organic manure, biofertiliser, bio-pesticides hence reduce the cost of farming and thereby provide benefit mostly to small and marginal farmers.
The government has made provision for opening of krishi vigyan kendra in the rural districts
20-Apr-2022 - 0 Comments.
The Government has made provision for opening of KrishiVigyan Kendra (KVK) in each of the rural districts keeping in view the rationale that new agricultural technologies and best practices are assessed and demonstrated at farmers’ fields.
UAE announces USD 2m global foodTech challenge
06-Apr-2022 - 0 Comments.
The second edition of the global FoodTech Challenge, that seeks to find the next wave of technology innovations on the cusp of transforming traditional agriculture practices, efficiently and sustainably, was launched at the EXPO2020 Dubai, and was unveils the competition's pooled prize amount of US $2 million.
Indian government signs USD 115m loan agreement with World Bank for implementation of watershed projects
21-Feb-2022 - 0 Comments.
The Government of India, the State Governments of Karnataka and Odisha and the World Bank have signed a USD 115m (INR 869 crore) Programme (Rejuvenating Watersheds for Agricultural Resilience through Innovative Development Programme) that will help national and state institutions adopt improved watershed management practices to help increase farmers’ resilience to climate change, promote higher productivity and better incomes.
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.
Unethical business practices by e-Commerce platforms, says All India Farmers Alliance
26-Jan-2022 - 0 Comments.
All India Farmers Alliance feels concerned about the reported unethical business practices being resorted to by certain ecommerce platforms.
Corteva felicitates women farmers for their outstanding contribution in agriculture
17-Nov-2021 - 0 Comments.
Corteva Agriscience, the global agriculture company, today, organized a virtual ceremony to celebrate the contribution of women farmers of the Farmers-Producer Organisation (FPOs) and the company’s Pravakta program. Three women farmers were felicitated for their contribution towards sustainable agricultural practices and for creating a positive impact in the lives of fellow farmers through active knowledge sharing.
Bel Brands announces partnership with Dairy Farmers Of America to pilot sustainable milk cooling program
05-Aug-2021 - 0 Comments.
Bel Brands USA is pleased to announce a new program in partnership with Dairy Farmers of America (DFA) a national dairy cooperative of farm families to implement and measure sustainable cooling practices designed to reduce greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions by cutting on-farm energy usage.
Hindustan Zinc partners with MPUAT to bring scientific practices that maximize livelihood opportunities for farmers
28-Jul-2021 - 0 Comments.
Hindustan Zinc Limited (HZL), a leader in the sustainable mining industry has joined hands with Maharana Pratap University of Agriculture and Technology (MPUAT), the largest university for the agriculture and allied sector, and BAIF Livelihoods (Bharatiya Agro Industries Foundation), to expand its SAMADHAN program and impact more than 30,000 farmers across the state of Rajasthan.
Research Report: Farmers’ Awareness and Attitude towards Sustainable Agricultural Practices
13-Jun-2021 - 0 Comments.
With an increase in population & so the basic need of food, the use of chemical fertilizers has been increased per year exponentially & become essential.
NGT forms committee to review poultry waste for inland aquaculture
07-Jun-2021 - 0 Comments.
The National Green Tribunal (NGT) has formed a committee to study the sustainability of inland aquaculture practices in the country and sought a report in three months, according to a media report.
ICAR institute educating farmers on organic farming benefits
31-May-2021 - 0 Comments.
Indian Council of Agricultural Research through ICAR-Indian Institute of Farming System Research, Modipuram operating a research scheme of All India Network Programme on Organic Farming (AI-NPOF) with 20 cooperating centres covering 16 States to develop package of practices for organic production of crops.
Precision farming agritech startup Fasal launches water credit initiative
17-Dec-2020 - 0 Comments.
Precision farming agritech startup- Fasal has launched FASAL WATER CREDIT ™ to encourage its farmers to save water and money with sustainable farming practices.
ICAR, KVKs should develop area-wise models, guide farmers on best and diverse agricultural practices, says agri minister
06-Aug-2020 - 0 Comments.
A three-day zonal workshop of the Krishi Vigyan Kendras (KVKs) of Madhya Pradesh and Chattisgarh was organized from 29 – 31 July 2020.
Narendra Singh Tomar appeals farmers to adopt best agricultural practices during Kharif season
02-Jul-2020 - 0 Comments.
Indian agriculture & farmers’ welfare minister, Narendra Singh Tomar has appealed to farmers to grow different varieties of crops keeping in view the type of farmland in order to make farming a gainful activity.
CMFRI study throws light into unhealthy financial practices in fisheries sector
06-May-2019 - 0 Comments.
Financial inclusion in the sector is dismal; fishermen are bound to pay high interest rates as they increasingly depend on informal money lenders for loans
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.
Supporting livelihoods and nutrition of smallholder farmers in India
14-Dec-2018 - 0 Comments.
Bayer and the S M Sehgal Foundation (SMSF) – a non-profit organization supporting smallholder farmers in India – have announced the “Sustainability of Agriculture and Smallholder Development” project. Aim of the project is to improve farmers’ incomes by introducing them to easy-to-learn-and-adopt best agronomic practices.
SLCM wins SCMPro Warehouse Awards 2018
19-Mar-2018 - 0 Comments.
Sohan Lal Commodity Management (SLCM), India’s leading agri services solutions provider with operations across India & Myanmar, has won the SCMPro Warehouse Awards 2018 in the ‘Best Agri Warehouse’ category for bringing in the best practices in warehousing into India
DAHDF is regularly reviewing the availability of milk situation in the country with National Dairy Development Board
21-Apr-2017 - 0 Comments.
Adulteration in Milk is harmful to health even while it is an unfair trade practices
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.
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.