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Maladies And Remedies Of Indian Agriculture

Since Independence, the agriculture sector has remained the main source of national income and occupation in India. In 1947, 72 percent of the total...

Study: AI To Play Major Role In India’s Agricultural Development

Artificial Intelligence (AI) is likely to play a key role in relieving India's agriculture sector from its stressful input conditions, catalyzing a shift towards...

Indigenous Varieties of Rice Being Promoted Through Various Programmes: Central Government

According to the government, 574 such varieties of rice have been propagated and tested at more than 10,000 farmers' fields, involving state agricultural universities,...

Almost 10% of The Total Agricultural Produce Go To Waste in India, Says IARI Director

The Indian Agricultural Research Institute (IARI), which helps to increase the production of agricultural produce in the country through its research, is now working...

Crop Growth Can Be Improved By Using Fermented Food

Fermented food waste can boost bacteria that increase crop growth, making plants more resistant to pathogens and reducing carbon emissions from farming, a new...

Unique Fungi Can Strengthen Plants Against Aphids, Says Study

Researchers have demonstrated that unique fungi strengthen the "immune systems" of wheat and bean plants against aphids. Fungi enter and influence the amount of a...

This Collaborative Effort For Banana Plantation Can Make The Banana Farmers of India Go Bananas!

A three-way industry-institute-Tamil Nadu government organisation-collaborative effort to increase the value-added products from the banana plantation is expected to make the banana farmers in...

More and More Farmers From Bundelkhand Region Opt for Non-Conventional Crops

After the success story of strawberry cultivation in Bundelkhand region, more and more farmers in this region are opting for non-conventional crops, mainly fruits. Farmers,...

Organic Farming To Uplift Wealth of UP Farmers

Organic farming will change the lives of crores of farmers in the state as Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath is eyeing to make it a...

Farmers Protesting in Punjab Observe ‘Black Diwali’

Amid the continued deadlock between the Centre and Punjab's farmer unions, the protesting farmers on Saturday announced to observe 'black Diwali' against the 'black'...

Domestic Demand to Increase Agrochemical Sector’s Revenue Growth

Domestic tailwinds are expected to lift the agrochemical sector's revenue growth to 12-14 percent, Crisil Ratings said on Tuesday. According to a Crisil Ratings' report,...

PM Modi: Agriculture Plays a Key Role In Atmanirbhar Bharat

Prime Minister Narendra Modi has stressed on the need for the country to be self-reliant in agriculture. He said this while inaugurating an academic...

COVID-19 Could Push Millions of Children into Forced Labor: Warn UN Agencies

By Lisa Schlein A joint report by the International Labor Organization and U.N. Children’s Fund warns that millions of children are likely to be pushed...

Delhi Govt Issues Advisory for Spraying Pesticides to Deal With Locust Attack

To deal with the attack of locusts in the national capital, the Delhi government has issued an advisory for spraying pesticides, Cabinet Minister Gopal...

Back to the Soil With Organic Farming

By Sukant Deepak A banker from Canada, a resort director, a top executive in a leading IT company and a senior corporate communications professional with...

New Reforms and Alternative Markets Likely To Benefit Farmers

The Modi government in order to double the income of farmers by 2022 announced a slew of measures last week, and it is widely...

Urban Agriculture: The Answer To Quality and Nutritious Food

-BY RATNA KUMRIA, SHIVENDRA BAJAJ  Can climate-controlled freight containers help in farming or can plants grow without any soil? The answers to these questions can...

Indian Farmers’ Woes Amid Covid-19 Lockdown

By Salil Gewali The farming is the basis of a human civilization. The hard lives of farmers and their sacrifices have always inspired philosophers, leaders and...

IBM Offers Agritech Start-Ups To Boost Up Agricultural Production in India

With the COVID-19 lockdown bringing new challenges to the agricultural sector in India, IBM is offering the agritech start-ups a 30-day free trial of...

New Locust Swarms Threaten Agriculture in Ethiopia

A new round of locust swarms has hit Ethiopia and is again threatening crops and food security, say agricultural officials. Dereje Hirpha, the Oromia region’s...

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