Amit Shah unveils world’s first nano DAP liquid fertiliser
27-Apr-2023 - 0 Comments.
World’s first Nano DAP Liquid Fertiliser by IFFCO was introduced today by Hon’ble Minister of Home Affairs & Cooperation Amit Shah at IFFCO Sadan, New Delhi in an effort to provide farmers the means to boost productivity & help increase their income.
Technology, social impact drives John Deere's 25-year success in India
28-Feb-2023 - 0 Comments.
John Deere continues to innovate, invest, and leverage manufacturing, talent, and India's supply chain to serve farmers in India and around the world – all designed to enhance farm productivity through technologically advanced products and services.
Dawn of GM crops ensuring food security and environmental gains
21-Sep-2022 - 0 Comments.
Since the first genetically modified (GM) crops for sale to consumers were sown in the 1990s, farmers across the world have seen their incomes rising due to higher farm productivity and efficiency gains.
GoI intends to promote agritech further to help small farmers
19-Sep-2022 - 0 Comments.
The Indian agricultural industry is gradually introducing more technological advancements. The technological advancements in the agritech sector are creating investment opportunities by raising productivity and efficiency levels.
ICRISAT inks partnership with ICAR for Water Management
25-Aug-2022 - 0 Comments.
The ICAR-ICRISAT collaborative work plan (2019-2023) includes three research projects. Major focus of one of these projects is the genetic improvement of grain legumes (Gram, Arhar and Groundnut) and dryland cereals (Jowar, Bajra and Ragi) for enhancing their productivity potential, adaptation and quality traits.
Prime Minister Modi inaugurates world's first nano urea plant by IFFCO
19-Jun-2022 - 0 Comments.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi recently inaugurated the World's first Nano Urea Liquid plant by IFFCO at Kalol, Gujarat in an effort to provide farmers the means to boost productivity & help increase their income.
Corteva introduces technology driven crop protection solutions to farmers
28-Feb-2022 - 0 Comments.
Aligned with its commitment to provide agronomic support to help farmers increase their productivity and profitability, Corteva Agriscience, the global agriculture company, introduced ‘Udayan – Tarakki ka Naya Savera’- an integrated farmer engagement program. Udayan program is focused to establish and nurture a relationship with Corteva’s customers and channel partners.
India showcases digital agriculture ecosystem at EXPO2020
25-Feb-2022 - 0 Comments.
As part of the ongoing 'Food, Agriculture and Livelihood' fortnight, at India Pavilion at EXPO2020 Dubai, Ministry of Agriculture and Family Welfare, Government of India, hosted a seminar on 'Emerging Technologies in Farm Machinery, Digitization & Opportunities for Entrepreneurships', to showcase the innovative technologies that are supporting and promoting the overall productivity and agribusiness of India's farm sector through farm mechanization, digitization and entrepreneurship development.
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.
Three types of feed commonly used for poultry
13-Aug-2021 - 0 Comments.
Choosing the appropriate chicken feed for your poultry is crucial as it paves the way for growth of healthy chickens. Chickens rely on feed for a significant portion of their diet and the type of feed chosen has an effect on their health and productivity, cost of rearing and the presence of pests which feed on the leftovers.
India needs widespread adoption of Artificial Intelligence to improve crop productivity
19-Jul-2021 - 0 Comments.
In order to fulfill the rising food demand, great emphasis is being given to efficient farming through automation in the field and need-based resource management in farm operations to improve crop productivity.
IFAD dispense funding to assist small Tanzanian farmers impacted by COVID-19
07-Jul-2021 - 0 Comments.
The IFAD grant will help farmers access inputs, provide market linkages, and access agricultural and market information to improve their productivity and increase their resilience.
Honda India Power Products introduces new compact 5.5HP power tiller
01-Jul-2021 - 0 Comments.
With a view to boost farm productivity, Honda India Power Products Limited (HIPP), a leading manufacturer of power products in India has unveiled its new compact power tiller FQ650, to deal with a wide range of customer needs.
Climate change likely to affect agricultural productivity in Maharashtra, says Institute for Sustainable Communities
30-Jun-2021 - 0 Comments.
Climate analysis predicts mismatch in rainfall and temperature patterns with crop phenology: Soybean, Cotton, Wheat and Gram crops at risk finds Institute for Sustainable Communities study across three major regions of Maharashtra.
Biotech KISAN Programme gets special call from DBT to improve agriculture productivity in NE Region
21-Jun-2021 - 0 Comments.
The Department of Biotechnology (DBT) has issued a Special Call for the North East Region as a part of its Mission Programme “Biotech-Krishi Innovation Science Application Network (Biotech-KISAN)”, with the aim to understand the local problems of the NER farmers and provide scientific solutions to those problems.
Amul chief receives Asia Pacific Productivity Champion award
12-Jun-2021 - 0 Comments.
Dr. R S Sodhi, Managing Director, Gujarat Co-operative Milk Marketing Federation Limited (Amul) has been awarded with the prestigious Asian Productivity Organization (APO), Tokyo, Japan regional award.
Omnivore to elevate USD 150 million funds to enhance rural agritech
31-May-2021 - 0 Comments.
Omnivore, an agritech venture capital firm, recently announced that it is setting up a new USD 150 million funds to be invested in tech-driven, predictive crop insights that can help improve productivity and profitability for farmers in India.
Godrej Agrovet joins hands with Gramophone to empower farmers via its crop-intensive technology
17-Mar-2021 - 0 Comments.
Godrej Agrovet Limited (GAVL) has partnered with Gramophone to provide crop solutions to Indian farmers. GAVL and Gramophone, both have been working relentlessly to achieve a common goal i.e., improving farm productivity that results into higher yields and ultimately better net income for farmers.
Govt focused on providing quality seeds to farmers, states get funding for setting up seed processing-cum-storage godown units
09-Mar-2021 - 0 Comments.
The Department of Agriculture, Cooperation and Farmers Welfare is implementing farmer’s welfare scheme ‘Sub-Mission on Seeds & Planting Materials’ to produce and supply quality seeds to farmers to enhance production and productivity in the country through various components namely Seed Village Programme, Establishment of Seed Processing- cum- Seed Storage Godowns at Gram Panchyat Level, National Seed Reserve, Boosting Seed Production in Private Sector and Strengthening of Quality Control Infrastructure Facilities.
3EA fund Gujarat based agricultural start-up
10-Dec-2020 - 0 Comments.
With the reforms in the agricultural sector and the introduction of Farmers Act 2020, Government of India has boosted the overall growth of the sector by building infrastructure and supply chains for farm produce in national and global markets. This will benefit small farmers who aren’t able to bargain for their produce and get a better price or invest in technology to improve the productivity of their farms.
To make Goa self sufficient in agriculture, state announces Brand Goa venture
03-Dec-2020 - 0 Comments.
Goa Chief Minister, Dr Promod Sawant conducted a series of meetings with ICAR-CCARI and officials of State Government to prepare a roadmap for execution of strategies for improving production, productivity, value chain, mechanisation in agriculture, animal husbandry and fisheries sector of Goa State.
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.
Cargill opens new cattle supplement plant Maharashtra with an investment of INR 122 cr
09-Aug-2020 - 0 Comments.
In order to address milk productivity in cattle’s across India, Cargill has opened a high-pressure hydrogenation plant in Kurkumbh, Maharashtra to manufacture superior bypass fat, a health and nutrition supplement for dairy cattle.
Chennai based aquaculture company launches direct to farmer Aquaconnect HUBS
08-Aug-2020 - 0 Comments.
With a mission to shrimp and fish aquaculture farmers to improve their farm productivity, Chennai based Aquaconnect announced the launch of Aquaconnect HUBS, a first of its kind Direct to Farmer initiative.
India to track over 57 crore animals with unique ID over next 18 months
29-Jun-2020 - 0 Comments.
In order to track animals parentage, breed & productivity, India will be using new technologies to track over 57 crore animals in the country in the nest 18 months, Animal Husbandry & Dairying secretary Atul Chaturvedi said.
Indian researchers find a new possibility to improve rice productivity
27-May-2020 - 0 Comments.
In a new study, researchers from the Department of Biotechnology’s National Institute of Plant Genome Research (DBT-NIPGR), ICAR-Indian Agricultural Research Institute (ICAR-IARI), ICAR-National Rice Research Institute (ICAR-NRRI), Cuttack and University of Delhi South Campus (UDSC), have identified a region in the genome of rice, which seems to have the potential for improving productivity.
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
Targeting rice fallows to increase productivity and profitability of farmers in Odisha
26-Feb-2020 - 0 Comments.
Odisha State has about 6.5 million hectares of cultivable area out of the total geographical area of 15.6 million ha, accounting for 41.16%. Rice is the main crop of the State covering 75-80% of the total cultivated area with 3.8 million ha (Source: Odisha Agriculture Statistics 2013-14 ).
India’s NPC study shows soil health card boosts farmer income and reduces fertilizers use depending on crops
19-Feb-2020 - 0 Comments.
National Productivity Council (NPC) conducted a study in 76 districts of 19 states - covering 170 soil testing labs and 1700 farmers, has been released on the completion of five years of the government scheme.
GM cotton crops touches 34.88 million tonnes bales in 2017-18
08-Jan-2019 - 0 Comments.
With the usage of genetically modified (GM) cotton crops, the productivity of cotton increased from 191 kg per hectare in 2002-03 to 477 kg per hectare in 2017-18 and the production of cotton has been increased from 8.62 million bales in 2002-03 to 34.88 bales in 2017-18 due to the adoption of Bt. cotton in the country
India to set up four animal breeding centers
08-Jan-2019 - 0 Comments.
In order to further develop its indigenous cattle breeds, India is looking towards Brazil's genomic chips technology for enhancing production and productivity
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
Agriculture Minister pitches for a package of measures to boost Maize Productivity
23-Mar-2018 - 0 Comments.
Indian Minister of Agriculture and Farmers Welfare, Radha Mohan Singh has called for a package of measures to boost maize production and productivity and realise its potential as the future cereal crop
Over 8.8 MN milk producing animals identified under bovine scheme
21-Aug-2017 - 0 Comments.
Under the Pashu Sanjivni component under National Mission on Bovine Productivity scheme, over 88 million milk producing animals out of 300 million cattle and buffaloes are being identified using polyurethane tags with 12 digit unique identification (UID) number.
Enhancing Milk Productivity & Quality in India
27-Feb-2017 - 0 Comments.
Milk is a lacteal secretion obtained by complete milking of one or more healthy milch animals. For a healthy diet, milk is important as it provides all the beneficial health nutrients like carbohydrates, proteins, fats, minerals, enzymes and vitamins required for the human body.India observed 16th World Milk Day on June 1, 2016, third National Milk Day on November 26, 2016 and a decade of the integrated food law [Food Safety and Standards Act 2006].
FieldFresh inks MoU with Punjab Agri Varsity for corn research
13-Oct-2016 - 0 Comments.
A joint venture firm of Bharti Enterprises & Del Monte Pacific Limited, FieldFresh Foods has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with Punjab Agricultural University (PAU) to carry out Corn Productivity Research Programme.