WRMS Ventures into the manufacturing of climate-smart agrochemicals
23-Nov-2022 - 0 Comments.
WRMS, a leading agri-tech company, has expanded its services by foraying into the manufacturing of climate-smart agrochemicals in order to provide better solutions for pest management and soil fertility to farmers.
A S AGRI AND AQUA LLP invests in Agri Tourism Development Corporation
A S AGRI AND AQUA LLP, widely recognized as a pioneer in Hi-tech soil-based Vertical Farming in India and one of the largest turmeric producers has announced their investment in Taware's startup Agri Tourism Development Corporation (ATDC).
Ghana receives a USD 60m climate smart agriculture fund from World Bank for smallholder farmers
25-Mar-2022 - 0 Comments.
World Bank approves USD 60m fund for climate-smart agriculture initiative that preserves soil, water, plant, animal and human health which would affect directly about two million Ghanaian smallholder farmers.
Heartland bags USDA grant to expand research on regenerative agriculture, carbon sequestration
26-Jan-2022 - 0 Comments.
Heartland Industries is proud to announce that their team has secured a grant from the USDA's Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS). Heartland's 'Hemp4Soil' program was selected as the recipient of a $360,000 grant over 3 years to develop their soil innovation program.
Test soil health in just 90 seconds, courtesy IIT Kanpur
26-Dec-2021 - 0 Comments.
In a first, IIT Kanpur has developed a portable soil testing device that can detect soil health in just 90 seconds through an embedded mobile application.
You fix up soil and you can fix up everything: Sadhguru, Founder of Isha Foundation
21-Nov-2021 - 0 Comments.
Speaking on Leverage Indian Traditions for Global Sustainability, on the day 2 of the ongoing TiE Sustainability Summit, the world's largest summit on sustainability by organized by TiE Hyderabad, Sadhguru, Founder of Isha Foundation said soil is very crucial to the environment.
Ambuja Cements support farmers, to procure biomass fuel for its plants
09-Nov-2021 - 0 Comments.
Burning crop residue after harvesting is detrimental to soil health and has a negative economic impact on farmers and local communities. Additionally, this also contributes to air pollution and aids the challenges posed by climate change.
ICAR's IISWC signs MoU with University of Petroleum and Energy Studies
18-Jun-2021 - 0 Comments.
The ICAR-Indian Institute of Soil and Water Conservation, Dehradun, Uttarakhand signs a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the University of Petroleum and Energy Studies (UPES), Dehradun, Uttarakhand for the Artificial Intelligence (AI), and Internet of Things (IoT) based solution for agricultural field protection from wild animals.
Hi-Tech soil-based vertical farming revolutionized by A S Agri and Aqua LLP
14-Jun-2021 - 0 Comments.
A S Agri and Aqua LLP one of the leading Agriculture Development and Agro-tech Solutions companies in India, is transforming and revolutionizing the Indian agricultural ecosystem with the introduction of Hi-tech Soil-Based Vertical Farming (SBVF) in India and overseas countries.
Soil tech firm raises $1 mn from NABVENTURES, Omnivore
07-Oct-2020 - 0 Comments.
Krishitantra announced that it has raised USD 1 million (INR 7.6 crore) in seed funding from NABVENTURES and Omnivore.
WayCool gets INR 85 lakh grant from Dutch Development Bank FMO
24-Aug-2020 - 0 Comments.
FMO, the Dutch entrepreneurial development bank, has allocated a grant of INR 85 lakh to WayCool Foods, for procurement and distribution of dual-purpose PPE kits and enablement of on-site Soil testing to farmers.
National Fertilizers flags off five mobile soil testing labs
29-Jun-2020 - 0 Comments.
National Fertilizers Limited (NFL) has launched five mobile soil testing labs for testing the soil samples at the doorstep of farmers free of cost.
India’s milk production in Q1 2020 improved over 2019, says RaboResearch Dairy report
15-Jun-2020 - 0 Comments.
Better soil moisture and feed quality, along with improved payouts to farmers, helped improve milk supplies. However, the lockdown from the second half of March has led to supply-chain disruptions, impacting demand for dairy products in the B2B channel, RaboResearch Dairy Quarterly titled 'Waiting for the Dust to Settle' said.
Need for biotechnology crops in India, writes seeds federation director
23-May-2020 - 0 Comments.
The ongoing pandemic has brought forward our vulnerability to food crisis, especially with our increasing population. In addition, the challenges of future, will be much different than the ones in past because of factors like climate change, reduced availability of land and water, soil degradation and changing food preferences of people.
Indian agri minister calls to make soil nutrient a farmers’ movement
07-May-2020 - 0 Comments.
Indian agriculture & farmers' welfare minister, Narendra Singh Tomar has called for making integrated soil nutrient management a farmers’ movement.
Securing farmers with technology: How Agritech can be a solution to farmers’ produce-related woes
30-Apr-2020 - 0 Comments.
Pradhan Mantri FasalBima Yojana (PMFBY), Pradhan Mantri Krishi Sinchai Yojana (PMKSY), e-NAM, and Soil Health Management (SHM) can bring significant relief to the farming sector.
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.
Soil Health Card Scheme helped to achieve surplus capacity in foodgrain production
19-Feb-2020 - 0 Comments.
The Union Minister for Agriculture & Farmers’ Welfare, Rural Development & Panchayati Raj, Shri Narendra Singh Tomar has said the Soil Health Card Scheme has helped India achieve surplus capacity in foodgrain production.
Farmers should get value for their product, says Indian agri minister
08-Jun-2019 - 0 Comments.
There are new challenges in agriculture, small farmers need to be helped with technology at the ground level so that input costs can be reduced. The farmer should test his soil regularly and there is a need to speed up the pace of organic farming
Waste Decomposer for the Development of Organic Farming
24-Jan-2018 - 0 Comments.
NCOF launched waste decomposer culture in 2015 which is proving as miracle all over the country. It is used for quick composting from organic waste, soil health improvement and as plant protection agent. It is a consortium of micro organism extracted from desi cow dung
India distributed 100 million soil health card to farmers during 2015-17
08-Dec-2017 - 0 Comments.
Singh said that the objective of soil health card (SHC) is to provide information about the Soil Health to 120 million farm holdings in the country
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.
Govt doing every efforts to keep soil healthy, says Indian agri minister
05-Dec-2016 - 0 Comments.
In order to achieve its target of doubling farmers income, Indian government is taking all efforts that will help farmers achieve this goal, Indian minister for agriculture & famers welfare, Radha Mohan Singh said in Roorkee recently.
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.
Over 34 MN soil health cards disbursed, says agri ministry
19-Nov-2016 - 0 Comments.
In order to provide with soil health cards to farmers across the state, India has distributed 34.47 million soil health cards
By next year about 140 million farmers will have Soil Health Card
18-Oct-2016 - 0 Comments.
The government is committed for the prosperity and welfare of farmers, for this purpose a number of initiatives have been taken during last two and half year.