Alltech publishes white paper comparing selenium sources by form, source and function
18-Mar-2023 - 0 Comments.
Backed by more than 40 years of scientific research, Alltech is dedicated to providing solutions and products that contribute to the success of the global animal health industry. This commitment continues with the publication of a new white paper, entitled “Organic selenium: A comparison of form, source and function,” by Dr. Richard Murphy, director of research at Alltech.
Top 10 challenges facing Indian agriculture today
26-Jan-2023 - 0 Comments.
Agriculture is a major contributor to the Indian economy, accounting for around 18 percent of the country's GDP and providing employment for around 50 percent of the population.
Top technology trends in agriculture in 2023
13-Jan-2023 - 0 Comments.
As the world population continues to grow and the challenges facing the food industry persist, it is important for all of us to work towards the goal of providing enough nutritious food for 9 billion people by 2050.
TechEagle transports the world's first vaccine via Drone for animal husbandry department in Arunachal Pradesh
22-Nov-2022 - 0 Comments.
TechEagle, a leading drone delivery startup that offers world-class end to end drone delivery solutions has transported the world's first vaccine delivery for Animal Husbandry in Arunachal Pradesh in collaboration with the Department of Animal Husbandry, Govt of Arunachal Pradesh to strengthen the supply chain for Animal Husbandry by providing safe, secured and faster delivery of various Animal Husbandry related items starting from Lower Dibang valley.
Tomar launches indigenous vaccine for lumpy skin disease
27-Aug-2022 - 0 Comments.
Providing a big relief to the livestock of the country, the Agriculture and Farmers Welfare minister Narendra Singh Tomar recently launched the indigenous vaccine Lumpi-ProVac to protect livestock from Lumpy Skin disease.
From seed to market govt overnment is providing all facilities to the farmers, says Kailash Choudhary
14-Mar-2022 - 0 Comments.
Union Minister of State Kailash Choudhary inaugurated Pusa Krishi Vigyan Mela 2022 in New Delhi recently.
India Invites Startups, FPOs to capitalise on agri and food processing policies at EXPO2020 Dubai
19-Feb-2022 - 0 Comments.
As part of India’s efforts to showcase the country’s investment-friendly policies and growth opportunities in agriculture and allied sectors at EXPO2020 Dubai, Dr Abhilaksh Likhi, Additional Secretary, Ministry of Agriculture & Farmers Welfare, invited the Startups and FPOs (Farmer Producer Organisations) to submit their proposals to the ministry, and assured them that they would be considered for providing equity grants, management costs, and other available support measures.
AFEX launches second round of funding to strengthen Nigeria's agricultural sector
01-Feb-2022 - 0 Comments.
AFEX has announced the reopening of its USD 240m Asset-Backed Commercial Paper (ABCP) to help stabilize Nigeria's agriculture sector by providing low-cost loans to Agro-processors to bridge the funding gap between lenders and borrowers, according to media report.
Government to promote drone use in Agriculture via providing grants to agricultural institutes
31-Jan-2022 - 0 Comments.
In a major boost to promote precision farming in India, the Union Ministry of Agriculture and Farmers Welfare has issued guidelines to make drone technology affordable to the stakeholders of this sector.
Seaweed Farming Entrepreneurship by Cooperatives booklet released
25-Aug-2021 - 0 Comments.
A booklet providing an overview of the challenges and opportunities in the ‘Seaweed Farming Entrepreneurship by Cooperatives’ was released here on Tuesday by Parshottam Rupala, Minister of Fisheries, Animal Husbandry and Dairying, Government of India at an event in the presence of Sundeep Kumar Nayak, Managing Director, NCDC and Jatindra Nath Swain, Secretary, Department of Fisheries, Government of India.
Bamboo tribal farmers income to increase via KVIC's unique BOLD project
05-Jul-2021 - 0 Comments.
A unique scientific exercise serving the combined national objectives of reducing desertification and providing livelihood and multi-disciplinary rural industry support has been initiated by the Khadi and Village Industries Commission (KVIC).
Milma’s Malabar Union to launch medicare scheme for dairy farmers’ children
29-Jun-2021 - 0 Comments.
The Malabar Regional Co-operative Milk Producers’ Union (MRCMPU) under Milma is launching a scheme from the coming month, providing financial assistance for the treatment of its dairy farmers’ children diagnosed with type-1 diabetes.
Digital India Corporation sign MoU with ICAR for providing demand based tele agriculture advisories to farmers
09-Jun-2021 - 0 Comments.
In order to facilitate farmers by providing location specific ‘Demand Based Tele Agriculture Advisories’, the Indian Council of Agricultural Research (ICAR), Ministry of Agriculture and Farmers Welfare and Digital India Corporation (DIC), Ministry of Electronics & Information Technology have signed an MoU on 9 June 2021 at Krishi Bhawan, New Delhi.
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.
Agritech startup Clover introduces free agronomy service for their greenhouse farmers
15-Dec-2020 - 0 Comments.
To strengthen the greenhouse farming techniques with the best advisory, the leading agritech startup, Clover has been providing agronomy services for their greenhouse farmers with an aim to provide them with structural market access.
Five startups making Indian farmers self-reliant by providing agronomic intelligence
14-Dec-2020 - 0 Comments.
Agritech in India has seen a skyrocketing growth with numerous startups emerging with new technologies and advanced methods such as data analytics, machine learning and satellite imaging, among others to cater to the needs of Indian farmers and maximize their output.
IPFT develops biopesticide formulation for insect control in seed spice crops
10-Oct-2020 - 0 Comments.
Providing an alreantaive to the chemical pesticide in treating seed spices crops, the Institute of Pesticide Formulation Technology (IPFT ) with ICAR- National Research Center on Seed Spices (NRCSS) has successfully developed new Aqueous Suspension formulation technology of bio-pesticide based on entomo-pathogenic fungus Verticillium lecanii.
Government encouraging start-ups in agriculture for enhancing income of farmers; invest INR 11.85 Cr, says Tomar
04-Aug-2020 - 0 Comments.
The Indian government accords very high priority to the agriculture sector. In order to contribute directly and indirectly to enhancing the income of farmers by providing opportunities to them and to provide employment to youth, start-ups are being encouraged, Indian agriculture and farmers' welfare minister Narendra Singh Tomar said.
New Holland Agriculture celebrates 125 years of farmers service
09-Jul-2020 - 0 Comments.
The values and vision of New Holland’s founders are the beating heart of the brand to this day, as it celebrates 125 years at the farmers’ side, providing the support they needed at all times, constantly investing and innovating so they would have the products, technologies and services to farm efficiently, sustainably and profitably.
Mother Dairy procuring 2.55 lakh litres per day in Vidarbha, Marathwada region
20-May-2020 - 0 Comments.
Taking an initiative in providing availability of essentials like food and health services to the masses is crucial, Mother Dairy is procuring an average milk volume of 2.55 lakh litres per day in Vidarbha and Marathwada region.
Central Arid Zone Research Institute unveils high yielding green fodder crop
12-May-2020 - 0 Comments.
Providing a significant solution for the availability of green fodder for the livestock of the farmers of arid regions, the ICAR-Central Arid Zone Research Institute has come up with a new fodder crop, that is, Fodder Beet (Beta vulgaris).
Haryana state giving solar pump subsidy to farmers under Manohar Jyoti Yojana
09-May-2020 - 0 Comments.
In order to meet farmers’ need of electricity for running water pumps, Haryana state government is providing a subsidy of INR 15,000 on setting up a 150-watt solar panel under Manohar Jyoti Yojana Scheme.
India Budget 2020: Target of USD 209 BN in agri-credit for 2020-21 set
01-Feb-2020 - 0 Comments.
Providing a huge boost to the farming sector, Indian finance minister Mrs Nirmala Sitharaman in her second financial budget set agriculture credit target of USD 209 billion (INR 15 lakh crore) for the year 2020-21.
Escorts unveils India's first autonomous concept tractor
11-Oct-2018 - 0 Comments.
Escorts Limited has taken another leaf in providing autonomous solutions in farming sector by launching India's first autonomous concept tractor in New Delhi recently.