Tuesday, September 29, 2020
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We Are Here to Serve Our Farmers: PM Modi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday again sought to assure the opposition on minimum support price (MSP) and to allay the fears of farmers...

Sustainable Farming Should Be Taught In School, Feels Bhumi Pednekar

Sustainable farming should be taught as a subject at school level, feels Bhumi Pednekar. Her observation comes after the actress did some reading to...

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...

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...

Rs 4,000 Crore Plan for Herbal Cultivation Includes Ganga River Banks, Informs Finance Minister

Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Friday informed that a corridor of medicinal plants would be created on the banks of the Ganga and for...

Mango Growers May Suffer 100% Loss Due to Lockdown: Experts

BY AMITA VERMA Mango growers are likely to suffer huge losses in this season due to the nationwide lockdown amid Covid-19 pandemic. According to experts,...

India to Set up Bio-Gas Plants to Tackle Pollution, but Experts Unsure

India is planning to set up more than 100 bio-gas plants and provide thousands of farmers with machines to dispose of crop stubble in...

This Bamboo Entrepreneur from Philippines Aims at Tackling Poverty and Climate Change

Mark Sultan Gersava grew up in poverty, one of 12 children of a slash-and-burn subsistence farmer in the Philippines province of Sultan Kudarat. Today he...

UP Man Invents A Shredder Machine To Wipe Out Stubble Burning Issue

Even as the Centre and the state governments are trying to find a solution to the menace of stubble burning, an innovator from Uttar...

Farmers in MP Come Up with Ingenious Solutions for Rainwater Harvesting to Address Water Scarcity

In a country that suffers from water scarcity all year, farmers in the villages of Narsinghpur district in Madhya Pradesh have come up with...

Mobile App Hosted on Google Cloud Platform Helping Small Farmers in India

Nearly 70 per cent of small farmers -- those cultivating fewer than three acres -- in India often find their crops damaged by unforeseen...

Indian Farmers Grow Herbs To Save Farms From Hungry Monkeys

A group of farmers from Magroo village in India’s northern state of Himachal Pradesh listens intently as agriculture experts hold a workshop to explain...

Research: Having Diverse Natural Areas Near Agriculture Helps Farmers Financially During Calamities

Farmers reap surprising benefits from having areas that are biodiverse  with many plant and animal species nearby, according to new research. A study finds...

New Technology May Help Indian Farmers Double Income

The National Institute of Rural Development and Panchayati Raj (NIRDPR) is working on a new technology in aquaculture to help double the income of...

Artificial Intelligence to Provide Weather Forecast, Soil Moisture Information to Farmers

The Union Agriculture Ministry on Wednesday signed a Statement of Intent (SoI) with IBM India to provide weather forecasts and soil moisture information to...

‘One India Agricultural Market’ can Ensure Better Market Access for Farmers Across the Country

To ensure better market access for farmers across the country, we suggest creation of One India Agriculture Market. Faster uptake of the Agricultural Produce and...

Artificial Intelligence, Machine Learning Help Shrimp, Vegetable Farmers Reap Good Harvest

Artificial Intelligence (AI) and machine learning have entered aquaculture and agriculture farms in some states benefitting the farmers in cutting down their labour and the uncertainties of trial and...

Delayed Monsoon Spells Trouble for Farmers

Southwest monsoon this year has become a thing of concern for policymakers as it has not just been delayed by a week, but it...

Farm Equipment Manufacturers Across U.S. Worry About Tariffs on Aluminum and Steel

Their iconic blue-colored planters and grain cars are recognizable on many farms across the United States. They are also easily spotted in large displays,...

More Aid to Farmers if Necessary, Claims U.S. Administrators

 The Trump administration is ready to provide more federal aid to farmers if required, a White House adviser said on Monday, after rolling out...

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