AAHAR 2018

The 33rd Aahar International Food & Hospitality Fair 2018 seeks to offer a platform for facilitating growth and modernization in the processed food and hospitality sector.

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Fruits and Vegetable Carving the Art of Chef

Carving art on the fruits and vegetables has become the sign of attraction for the guests attending the parties. There is a an attractive caricatures made out of fruits and vegetab…

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Deoghar Temples Recycle Floral Offerings to Organic Fertilizer

In an exemplary initiative, the offerings of Flowers, Leaves of Belpatra and other such like things be no longer be thrown away in the garbage. The initiative was of the Jharkhand…

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Tata Launches North East Small Finance Bank

To carry out banking services in remote and “unbanked” areas of the eight states of northeast India, as well as in West Bengal and registered a public limited company by the name o…

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Mauritius Variety of Pineapples Widely Grown in Kerala

In Kerala, pineapple is cultivated in an area of around 40,000 acres with an average production of 4 lakh tonnes per year. Around 80-85 percent of its production is being…

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Organic Farming in Bihar in tune with the Sikkim Organic

Bihar Agriculture Minister Dr Prem Kumar visited Sikkim to learn the state experiences to adopt the model in Bihar for the organic Farming. Dr Kumar also visited ICAR-National Orga…

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Danfoss India to Minimize Food Loss and Double Farmers Income by Technology Offerings in Odisha

Danfoss Industries Pvt. Ltd., The Denmark-based company has announced the launch of their first ‘one-point’ Solution Centre in Bhubaneshwar for all products, a global industry lead…

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WorkShop of Onion & Garlic (AINRPOG) Organized at PAU, Ludhiana (Punjab)

Reducing the cost of Production and post harvest losses in the Onion and Garlic, an all India Network Research Project on these two at Punjab Agriculture University, a meeting was…

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The Weather Company, an IBM Business, hosts AgriTech Challenge 2018

The Weather Company, an IBM business, the leader in accurate weather forecasting and insights, hosted a first-of-its kind event, ‘The AgriTech Challenge 2018’ with the Agripreneurs…

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Fish Descaling Machine at Sea Food Delivery and Retail Outlet by CIFT

Central Institute of Fisheries Technology, Cochin developed a table top fish descaling machine,for easy removal of scales. The machine is motor operated and the capacity of the ma…

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Mobile App `Sree Poshini` for Tuber Crops Developed by CTCRI

Sree Poshini which is a farmer friendly tool and by using it anybody can know the quantity of fertilizers to be applied to their tuber crop and specific field based on location or…

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First Digital Fertilizer Marketing Scheme in India Launched in Assam

Marketing of the Fertilizers with the digital platform was recently launched in Assam to enables farmers to purchase Indian Farmers Fertilizer Cooperative Limited fertilizers wit…

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National Consultation on Making Agriculture Sustainable & Profitable Started in Pune

The Vice President of India, Shri M. Venkaiah Naidu has called for making agriculture viable, profitable and sustainable to improve the lot of farmers and ensure home-grown food se…

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Moratorium on Agriculture Income Tax: Kerala Abolishes Plantation Tax

Central Government had introduced may schemes for the farmers and PM`s Mission to double the farmers income by 2022 in between the Kerala introduced the relief to the farmers by ab…

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Seafood Export to Bank Upon the Black Tiger Shrimps

The largest of 300 commercially available shrimp species worldwide, tigers can grow to 13 inches, but harvest size averages 9 to 11 inches. Many countries supply black tigers from…

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Free Organic Product Check in Bihar, Relief to Farmers

Bihar is the pioneering state to boost organic farming by checking the samples by putting their own cost FREE for the farmers, who are growing organic. The expenditure shall be Rs…

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Catch them Young for Agriculture

Now is the time to educate the young generation about the importance of the agriculture and the farmers hard work. Krishi Jagran Group of Publications, bringing out Krishi Jagran i…

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East India Climate Change Conclave on 24th June in Bihar

Climate Change is most affecting the Farmers. In India farmers are mostly doing rain fed farming. For irrigation the water is the important element. But the Climate and their effec…

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Traditional Agriculture to be Diversified in UP for Farmers Prosperity

Uttar Pradesh became the first state in the country to release 1.60 crore Soil testing cards. The soil testing was done systematically and the result was for everyone to see. UP re…

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Somani Seeds Highlighted Cauliflower Variety to Farmers in Shamshabad

A farmers meeting was held in Shamshabad village of Agra district of UP State. In this seminar, Representative explained in detailed about the cauliflower variety early SKS-55, dev…

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To Identify Priorities with an Agenda of Research & Extension in Agriculture

The country produces more than 280 million metric tonnes foodgrains despite the problems of climate change, loss of arable areas due to urbanization and a host of other problems. A…

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Are Consumers Ready for the New Variety of Potato !

Good nutrition and adequate physical activity are key contributors to both health and development. Iron in the diet is the main factor in one`s nutritional diet. Iron plays the imp…

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Is it the High Time to Renew Focus on Agriculture Courses !

Admission in the educational and the professional courses is on. Colleges are putting up the cut off list for admission. Students with their percentage mark sheets are aspiring to…

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Andhra Pradesh soon be Seed Hub of India

Agriculture Minister Somireddy Chandramohan Reddy observed that producing the global standard quality seed will be high on the agenda of the proposed mega seed park in Kurnool. AP…

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Farmers Plant Wisely in Kharif with the help of the Soil Labs

Kharif Sowing is on. It is very important for the farmer to know that what to sow or more important and weather the soil is suitable for the same or not? Here the role of soil heal…

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Fourteen GI Tags for Different Types of Indian Rice

Geographical Indications is one of the patents out of seven patents in all alloted to the products. From Childhood we are listening to hear the Alahabad ke Amrood (Guava of Allah…

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To Control use of Pesticides Kerala Government Plans Mechanism

Towards the Organic Farming the Kerala is also stepping up for the control on the use of pesticides. The Kerala University already started a Diploma Course for the dealers to creat…

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Scientific and Technical Cooperation in the Field of Agricultural Water Management

The Indian Council of Agricultural Research (ICAR) and International Water Management Institute (IWMI) signed Work Plan (2018-2022) for furthering scientific and technical cooperat…

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Beware of Formalin in Fish: Detect it First then Consume

Something is fishy in the sale of Fish detected with the formalin in Kerala. A major fish-eating state, Kerala consumes 2,500 tonne of fish daily.

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Higher Farm Incomes, MSP for Kharif Crop, Better Road Connectivity Motor Cycles to Grow at a Faster Pace Rising Rural Penetration

India is the world’s largest two-wheeler market in terms of sales. Among motorcycles, growth was led by the entry-level segment (engine capacity between 75cc and 110cc) and the com…

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Grafted Vegetable Seedlings Gives Four Times More Production

Hon`ble Vice President of India Shri M. Venkaiah Naidu visited India’s First an Indo-Dutch Project Centre of Excellence for Vegetables (COE).

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Industry Excellence in Logistics and Warehousing for Agri Commodities to SLCM inaugural ‘Warehouse Excellence Awards 2018’

Sohan Lal Commodity Management (SLCM), India’s leading agri services solutions provider with operations across India & Myanmar has won the ‘Warehouse Excellence Awards 2018’ in the…

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Assam Agriculture University to Carry Out Comprehensive Survey on the Status of Rural Primary Markets

Doubling the Farmers Income is the need of the hour. The academic institutions also would like to contribute towards the social cause and strengthening the hands of the farming com…

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New Hand Held Scientific Instrument to Help Cherry Growers Determine Optimum Times

As the consumers are very much health conscious and they would like to have the fresh fruits. The nutritious value is also high of the fresh fruits. How to check the freshness was…

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Natural Essential Oils is the Strength of Surajbala Exports Pvt Ltd.

The term 'vegetable oil' can be narrowly defined for referring only to plant oils that are liquid at room temperature, or broadly defined without regard to a substance's state of m…

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Bilateral Cooperation in Agriculture and Allied Sectors with Uzbekistan

The Union Minister of Agriculture and Farmers’ Welfare Shri Radha Mohan Singh met Mr. Suhrob Kholmuradov, Deputy Prime Minister, Uzbekistan and Chairman of the State Investment Com…

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Birth of Girl Child brings Gift of Ten Free Saplings for the Farmer

Maharashtra Government approved a scheme to gift farmers’ families 10 saplings for the birth of a girl child. Officials from the forest department said that 10 plants, including fi…

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Holistic Strategy for Assessment of Soil Health

Soil Health is the important factor in farming. The crop growth is also depend on the types of nutrients available in the soil. Recently the ICAR experts met and discussed the Holi…

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Non-BT Seeds to be Mixed with BT to Fight Pink Bollworm

The year 2017 had seen pink bollworm (PBW) attacks on cotton, especially in Maharashtra, Telangana, Andhra Pradesh and Karnataka. The infestation of this insect pest — whose larvae…

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Oxytocin, to Increase Milk Producing Capacity to be banned by 1st July 2018

The crucial drug has been under the scanner for a few years now, after allegations of its misuse in animals. There have been alleged diversions of the drug for use on cows to incre…

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Ethanol Production from Cane Juice

To encourage mills to divert B-heavy molasses for ethanol production, the Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs (CCEA) has decided to offer a premium of Rs 3.79 per litre for the e…

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi today Meet and Interact Sugarcane Farmers

Prime Minister Narendra Modi will interact with about 150 sugarcane farmers from major producing states to discuss the various initiatives taken by the government recently for help…

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Cotton Season: Right Time to Take Care of the Menace of Whitefly

About 80 percent of the total irrigated area under cotton is in Punjab, Haryana, Gujarat and Rajasthan. Moist weather and heavy rainfall at the time of boll-opening and picking are…

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Beer, Soup, Barley's Next Great Use? A Medical Imaging Drink at University of Buffalo

Barley in India is very commonly used. It is the common drink, breakfast of the poor. Having numerous health benefits also. Barley, an important member of the grass family, is a w…

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MH delegation visits Indian Institute of Sugarcane Research

The sweetness of Sugar has suddenly increased due to Government emphasis on the sugarcane farmers and the pending dues to them through the sugar mills. Even today Hon1ble Prime Min…

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Israel's emphasis on Gujarat for Horticultural cooperation

Israel can play a very proactive role in introducing technological advancements in the field of agriculture and horticulture such as precision farming, digital Agriculture, optimum…

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Gramophone: A Mobile App where Farmers get Solution to Agri-related Problems

China will cut import tariffs on soybean and some other goods from India and four other Asian nations from July 1, China's Cabinet announced, amidst a looming trade war with the US…

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Cow Urine can Cure Cancer

Cow in India is known as Mata (Mother), because cow take cares of human beings just like mother. The milk is having so many nutrients.

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Coimbatore Scientists Mechanize Rope-Making from Banana Stem

To utilize the outer stem of the Banana, a machine was developed at Central Institute of Agricultural Engineering (ICAR), Coimbatore taking the fibers from the stem and then weavin…

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Green, Pink and White Revolutions in Agriculture in Telangana

India is an agriculture economy. From Green Revolution to White Revolution, the main aim is to show self sufficiency and in view of the increase in population in 2030 & 2050, the w…

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Cardamom Futures Climb 4 percent on Higher Demand

People in India are liking the tea with ilayaci. Cardamom are used as flavourings and cooking spices in both food and drink, the rates are also more than one thousand per kilogram.…

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An Alternate Crop instead Paddy, PIL hearing on 18th July

The Punjab and Haryana High Court fixed July 18 for hearing a petition filed in public interest for directing the Union of India and the authorities concerned to provide an altern…

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Waterless Toilets made of Mushrooms

According to the World Health Organization, 2.5 billion people lack access to modern sanitation services. In many parts of the world, toilets remain out of reach. An estimated one…

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Alarm Cup to tell the Expiry of the Fruits

In our household, we go to the market and purchase fruits and vegetables for the week. We keep these in the fridge to consume whenever, the requirement arises. Sometime we also kee…

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561 Farmers, Entrepreneurs become Farm Tech Graduates

On occasion of the 48th Foundation Day and Open and Distance Learning (ODL) Graduation Day of university, B .F. Technology degree was awarded to 229 who successfully completed the…

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Promoting Scientific and Technical Cooperation between IISWC & IIRS

Indian Institute of Soil and Water Conservation, Dehradun and ISRO-Indian Institute of Remote Sensing (IIRS), Dehradun signed a MoU (for 10 Years, from 2018 to 2028) for promoting…

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To Promote Mariculture and Sea Cage Farming

With the view of increasing marine fish production and also upgrading the living standards of fishermen, there is need for the effective implementation of various technologies deve…

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India's First Biofortified Sorghum is Rich in Iron and Zinc

Sorghum, a cereal grain, is the fifth most important cereal crop in the world, largely because of its natural drought tolerance and versatility as food, feed and fuel. In Africa and…

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Right to Sell at MSP, CACP suggests New Law for Farmers

The Government has introduced recently new Minimum Support Price for the Farmers selected Produce. Farm advisory body CACP has suggested that the government should consider bringin…

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Karabh – Freeze Dried Camel Milk Powder - Taste the Ice cream this Summer

With the introduction of camel milk ice cream, people will get to enjoy not only the healthy benefits of camel milk but the creamy goodness of ice cream as well. Children who are a…

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Food Waste Calculator reveals cost of Binning

The whole world is working on the food security. There are messages also that do not leave any food in the plate after eating as wastage. Still people are in the habit of leaving…

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Eat with and Eat it up, the Edible Cutlery-Seaweed Solution to Plastic Bottle

No to Plastics is the agenda of the year for the secure future. Breakfast, Lunch or dinner all are requiring the utensils and the spoons to serve the meals and then the problem is…

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Productivity - The way forward for doubling Farmers’ income

Doubling the Farmers Income is the Mission of the Hon`ble Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi. The Government is also serious about the increase in Income of the farmers by 2022. All…

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Gujarat Signed MoU with Israel for Agriculture, Water Management & Start-Up Innovations

During recently concluded his six-day long visit to Israel, Gujarat Chief Minister Mr. Vijaybhai Rupani held a series of fruitful meetings with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Neta…

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Corteva Agriscience of Dow DuPont launches Pexalon for Paddy Farmers to be available in Market in August 2018

Cortera Agriscience, the agriculture division of the merged entity of DowDuPont, has launched Pexalon, a hopper management solution for paddy farmers. Hoppers can cause serious da…

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To uplift the Tribal Farmers the Vegetable Seed and Papaya seedlings Given

Vegetable seed mini kit and papaya seedlings under the nutritional garden demonstration programme under Tribal Sub Plan (TSP) to the tribal farmers and farm women for the benefit o…

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Learn Earn and Eat

Shaping the future through children, studying in schools. They should learn the importance and hard work a farmer has to put in bringing the growth of the food. The school children…

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Formalin Detection Kit Commercialized by CIFT

There are reports of formalin-contaminated fish consignments making their way past border check points in Kerala. There is also a fear that fish sourced from harbours in north Ker…

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Tribal Women join hands in Boosting the Farmers Income

It is old and successful saying that there is a hand of a women behind every successful man. It is true in Odisha. The tribal women are working hard to produce the organic. The ave…

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WB Government keen to Boost Plant Productivity through Bio-Fertilizers

Bio-fertilizers are the Natural Fertilizers made up of the living microorganisms which activates the interior of the plant and promotes growth by increasing the supply or availabi…

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Data Protection must in Insecticides Act: Crop Protection Solutions will help Double Farmers’ Income

Chemicals and Petrochemical Secretary, Mr. P. Raghavendra Rao, today concurred with the industry’s view on the need for data protection provisions in the Insecticides Act to encour…

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Hima Das Meteoric Rise from the Rice Field

The daughter of a rice farmer from Dhing village in Nagaon district, she got India its first ever track gold at a global event by winning the 400 metre final at the World U20 Champ…

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Online Marketplace, a Collaborative Platform Farmer Live

The start-up developed an online marketplace, a collaborative platform Farmer.Live, where the stakeholders in the agri supply chain — from grower/seller to buyer/ dealer, Farmer Pr…

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Workshop on Challenges in Organic Cultivation and Marketing

The objectives of the NAFED shall be to organize, promote and develop marketing, processing and storage of agricultural, horticultural and forest produce, distribution of agricultu…

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Millets Brought Major Changes to 5000 Women Tribal Women in MP

Minor millets have bought a major change in the lives of over 5000 women in the tribal districts of Mandla and Dindori, situated some 400 km east of Bhopal. Eking out a hand to mou…

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AIKSCC and the Farmers are Not Satisfied by the MSP Announced by the Government: V M Singh

AIKSCC Working Group meeting was held on 13th July in New Delhi followed by the National Council meeting today at the Gandhi Peace Foundation. AIKSCC forcefully condemned the a…

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NABARD to Promote 5000 Farmer Producer Organizations in Next 2 Years

Union Finance Minister Shri Arun Jaitley expressed optimism that the apex development bank would achieve the milestone of promoting 5000 FPOs in the next couple of years. Applaudin…

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Government to Distribute Milch Cattle to 2.13 lac Milk Suppliers

As part of its aim to revive rural economy, the Government will soon start a scheme of buffalos and cows distribution on subsidies, Animal Husbandry Minister T Srinivas Yadav

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Plastic in Agriculture!

Professor Lluìs Martìn Closas from the University of Leida has introduced the biodegradable plastic for the mulching. Mater-Bi of the Novamont's is the plastic which goes in the so…

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Jackfruit Ice cream in AgriIntex 2018

Recently, concluded the Agri Intex 2018 after the four days rush packed presentation by the farming companies, including the Krishi Jagran as Media Partner in Codissia Trade Fair G…

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How to Calculate Shelf Life ?

The Farmers Produce is having the certain fixed shelf life. Beyond that it starts rottening and create the problems of the microbes and the pathogens. The freshness and the shelf l…

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Distribution of Agricultural Inputs & Training Programme through 8 AICRP Schemes

Under ICAR sponsored Scheduled Tribe Component (STC) programme, the UAS, Bangalore through eight AICRP schemes of Bangalore Center viz., Long Term Fertilizer Experiment, National…

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LOTS Wholesale Solutions unveils its First Store to help Farmers Increase their Income whilst Reducing Wastage

The CP Group, which is known as Charoen Pokphand Group is the US$ 50 billion and a wholly owned subsidiary of Siam Makro Public Company Limited popularly known as Siam Makro from T…

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Maharashtra Milk Producers Agitation Intensifies, Suppliers Block Tankers

Milk tankers were blocked in several districts of Maharashtra by protesters demanding hike in procurement price, even as Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis disapproved of the agitat…

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MoU for Improving Market Readiness Capacity of Farmers in Andhra Pradesh

Tanager formerly known as Agribusiness Systems International (ASI), a non-profit firm today signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Girijan Cooperative Corporation Limited…

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Cane Price Payment would be difficult for the Sugar Mills to Pay: ISMA DG

ISMA is dedicated for the betterment of sugarcane farmers in the country, and one of the main objective of ISMA is to protect the interest of the cane farmers in the country, for w…

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Farm Income is under stress and Improving Returns for Farmers is a Big Challenge

Outgoing Chief Economic Adviser Arvind Subramanian opined that farm income is under stress and improving returns for farmers is a big challenge, which calls for joint efforts by t…

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Indian Scientist Engineers Bacteria which can Create its own Fertilizer!

It may soon be possible to engineer plants that can develop their own fertilizer by using atmospheric nitrogen to create chlorophyll for photosynthesis, according to a team of Indi…

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The Bread was Before the Advent of Agriculture !

A study published in the journal Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences reported the charred remains of a flatbread baked by hunter-gatherers 14,400 years ago at an archae…

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107 irrigation projects in Maharashtra get go-ahead

The state government had submitted a proposal to the Centre to provide financial assistance for 107 irrigation projects, which had received various approvals but was pending. Fadna…

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These new better Paddy varieties, advised for South India

The agriculture department has issued an advisory to farmers in delta region detailing the schedule for going about paddy cultivation for Samba season. Sambha cultivation is the s…

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Maize, rich source of Doubling Farmer's Income

The modern society, especially the young generation tries to fetch the card board buckets fulol of corn (popcorn) with the cold drinks in the intervals of the film in the cinema h…

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New Development Plan for Spices on the Anvil

This amazing spice, which is Turmeric a close relative of ginger, is surprisingly easy to grow, even if you live where the snow flies. Used in many different ethnic cuisines, turm…

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Irrigation Projects worth Rs.50,740 Crores remains Incomplete

The Standing Committee on Rural Development in its 49th report on the Watershed Development Component of the scheme said the period for completing watershed development projects is…

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Govt. Offering 10% Incentive to Milk Product Exporters

The Union Transport Minister, Nitin Gadkari during a press conference, said, "10 percent incentives will be given to export milk products. We're planning to export milk powder ove…

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After Fuel, its plastic from Food

The environmentalists are concerned that the Plastic is dangerous for the environment. It is the reason for pollution in the Sea, land and also is the reason of dangerous gases whe…

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Rs 1.19 Crores Relief for Crop Loss in Field Fires

The Punjab Government has approved Rs 1.19 crore as compensation for crop damage due to fire. Revenue Minister Sukhbinder Singh Sarkaria said the Government had approved Rs 1.19 cr…

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Now, Solar-Powered Device for Farmers to Save from Snake Bite

Thousands of Indians die of snakebite every year, and we kill many more snakes in fear and retribution. Activists have struggled for years to help both people and snakes without lo…

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Aid of Rs.4 Lac to Farmer’s Family

An average of about 200,000 people die from the toxic exposure of pesticides per year across the world, the United Nations says, calling for tougher global regulation of substances…

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Easy quality testing solution for Turmeric

Value addition in the agri products may fetch good results. It also fulfils the Hon`ble PMs Vision of doubling the farmers income. While trading the farmers produce with the qualit…

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Nurturing Innovations in the Area of Agriculture

To harness the R&D activities and nurturing innovations in particular areas of mutual interest included agriculture, IT research, Electronics, Information and communication, IT bas…

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Farmers to get subsidy on Diesel

Taking the new initiative to transfer the diesel subsidy in Bihar, the state government has taken into account the services of the HDFC. Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar launched…

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Fruit Fly is No More a Menace, Thanks to Israeli Biofeed

In India, It is the mango season and with monsoon following the summer, the flies all over create problems. Fruit flies can be a problem year round, but are especially common duri…

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95% of Cane varieties, Unworthy of cultivation in South

There is an urgent need for growing high quality varieties, in order to improve the sugar recovery in sugar mills and improve cane yields in the state of Tamil Nadu, said Smt. Anu…

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Bio-Fertilizers from Water Hyacinth

To overcome the danger of agrochemicals and pesticides for the growth of the crops, the agro scientists are working on the biofertilizers and has come out with a new idea using wat…

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New Variety of Cauliflower Caulilini™ Launched

Cauliflower, the Gobhi popular in India is the vegetable goes with the potatoes and relished by the many in many parts of India. It is not native of India and has come from England…

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Towards Reducing the cost of Cultivation Energy Efficiency by ICAR

Creating awareness among farmers for energy efficient pump sets, other equipments and operational practices so as to adopt energy and resource efficiently. Indian Council of Agricu…

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Water Storage Level of 91 Major Reservoirs increased by Nine Percent

The water storage available in 91 major reservoirs of the country for the week ending on July 26, 2018 was 63.333 BCM which is 41% of total storage capacity of these reservoirs. Th…

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Farmers to Get Android Smart Phones in Odisha

In order to make farmers to access market information to have updated information on prices of agricultural commodities available in different markets. The accessibility to the sma…

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Coromandel International 24.17 Percent Increase in Profit at Rs 90.21 crore

Fertiliser and allied products manufacturer Coromandel International Limited’s consolidated total income for the quarter ended June 2018 stood at Rs 2,537 crore as compared to Rs 2…

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Baareh Mahine Hariyali- ITC Working for Enhancing Farmers' Income

An innovative approach was adopted to maximize farm utilization for 12 months in a year the diversified conglomerate ITC Limited . Speaking at the company's AGM here, Chairman YC…

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Seafood Exports Growth may Shrink this Fiscal Due to Low Shrimp Prices

Indian seafood exports may show lower growth this fiscal as shrimp prices continue to remain low and cautious farmers go slow on production. While prices of shrimp, which dominat…

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Vijay Kumar, New Chief General Manager, NABARD from 1st August 2018

Vijay Kumar, New Chief General Manager, is taking over charge of NABARD in Telangana Regional Office on 1st August 2018, from Dr. P Radhakrishnan, CGM who has retired on July 31. …

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10 Percent School Students Wants to Adopt Agriculture as Profession in Mumbai

Are we ready for the future! This was the topic of the test in the municipal schools of the Mumbai. World scientists are trying to find out the alternate source of food. In view of…

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Food Waste to Animal Feed

Nearly 1.3 billion tonnes of food is lost or wasted worldwide each year, with vegetables and fruit making up for almost 45-50 percent of this loss, presents an opportunity that can…

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Lipstick Tree in Aid of Food Colours

Artificial food colours are dangerous. To overcome the problem of Chemical colours available for the food, sweets etc. and even in Holi, these colours are creating skin problems. N…

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Over 3 lakh acres covered with Kuruvai paddy

In view of the irrigation problems and on the opening of the Mettur Dam, the Delt Districts of Tamil Nadu is set to grow `Kuruvai Crop` in about 3 lac acres. Agriculture Minister a…

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Cheap oil imports hurting Domestic interests

Recent trend of importing refined edible oil and vanaspati in India at cheaper prices from neighboring countries is hurting domestic farmers and industry.

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Beauty Contests at Paddy fields to attract Youth

To attract the young generation towards the profession of farming, the Goa Agriculture Minister Vijay Sardesai moved the idea of hosting a beauty contest in the paddy fields. The i…

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Rising Natural Gas Prices may Impact Urea Production

Credit Rating Agency of India in his report of the financial year 19 pointed out that with the increase in the rates of the natural gas the rates of urea shall also increase. Recen…

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Integrated Farming Key To Boost Farmers Income

The Agriculture Minister Shri Radha Mohan Singh in a session meeting propagated the Integrated Farm Management and advocated the organic farming for the boost of the farmers Income…

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ICAR develops Frozen Coconut Delicacy

Frozen Coconut Delicacy is the ice cream made of coconut milk and coconut sugar including the tender coconut water and pulp. Recently launched in kasaragod, CPCRI on the occasion o…

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Indian Grows World's Longest Cucumber in UK

The longest cucumber 129.54 cm lengthy is going to be the biggest cucumber qualifying for the World Record for the Guinness Book of World Records. Raghbir Singh Sanghera, who worke…

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Green Fuels can Spur Economy, Create Jobs

In view of the Global Warming and environmentally hazardous, the Governments are thinking the remedial measures. Accordingly, the Rajasthan Government has come out with the idea of…

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Telangana to License and Certify Organic Products from 13th August

Licensing of organic products on August 13 and the certification process to curb the environmental pollution, improve soil fertility and reduce soil erosion towards boosting the Or…

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At Rs. 35/kg, Govt. to announce Mega Pulses Sale

The Government would announce a scheme for introducing pulses under PDS in 200-odd districts that are ranked low in terms of Under this mega sale, the Centre will provide pulses, e…

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MNREGA to boost Farmers’ Income

The Government has taken several steps in the last four years to improve the financial and working health of the farmers in the country. These include Soil Health Cards, Kisan Cred…

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Tribal farmers and students laud Vice President for his efforts

Several farmers from rural Delhi and Haryana met the Vice President of India, Shri M. Venkaiah Naidu and thanked him for his efforts to make agriculture sustainable and profitable…

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Beware of Artificial Sweeteners may Disturb the Taste Buds

The Sweet is not sweet for the diabetic patients. Diabetes has become a major health care problem in India with an estimated 66.8 million people suffering from the condition, repre…

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Who are these farmers, taking kiki Challenge?

The Kiki Dance Challenge is the new on internet. The southern farmers accepted the challenge and performed the dance in a field while ploughing with the bullocks. The two people da…

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14 Lac Farmers to Lose Free Life Insurance

The Government, however, wanted to extend the life insurance scheme to all farmers who were given Rythu Bandhu cheques and sanctioned funds accordingly. The age norm has resulted i…

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Scheme worth 3.10 crore for Maharashtra Farmers

The Agriculture Marketing Board of Maharashtra (MSAMB) has begun its Agriculture Produce Pledge Finance Scheme for cashew, betelnut and rice farmers of Kokan region in Maharashtra.…

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ICAR to organize state level Farmer fair

The Indian Council of Agricultural Research (ICAR) is organizing a state level Kisan Samridhi Mela (Farmer`s Fair for Prosperity) during 24-26 August 2018 in collaboration with SAU…

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Food processing sector integrating local producers with Global Markets

Indian Food Processing Sector has already emerged prominently on the global manufacturing map. There has been a constant inflow of new technologies and investments into the sector.…

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Unique Friendship with Crow - Meet Naveen Khanna: An Indian Crow Man

Celebrating friendship day on a particular day may be commercial outlook of the friendship band and the friendship card sellers. Friendship is always treated as a very pious thing.…

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Kejriwal govt. offers 1 lakhs/yr. income to Farmers in Delhi

Delhi Government has announced a big step for farmers in rural Delhi. They can earn huge income from lifted solar plant in their field which can earn them approximately ₹1 lakh per…

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From Pulses to Veggies to Strengthen the Concrete

Building castle in the air may be an English saying but the historical structures visible in this modern era is narrating the tales of the construction engineers that the buildings…

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India for Safe Food- Unapproved GM Foods to be removed from the Market, Violations are for Penal Actions

Not satisfied with the wholly inadequate responses of the Food Safety and Standards Authority of India (FSSAI) on the matter of hazardous GM foods flooding Indian markets illegally…

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Mushroom Kits and other Ready-to-Grow Products: the Science and Sustainability of Growing Food

An Indian is an Indian, may be studying in India or abroad. The idea of an innovation or start up comes when the need arises. In University of California, Berkeley are growing mush…

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Pangas Catfish can be perfectly reared in non coastal areas

Guru Angad Dev Veterinary and Animal Sciences University (GADVASU), Ludhiana achieved another milestone of breeding Pangas catfish successfully in Punjab. Dr. Meera D. Ansal, Head…

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HIL (India) Limited - Friend of Farmers Company Propagating the Pesticides as Plant Medicines

HIL (India) Limited formerly known as Hindustan Insecticides Limited (HIL), a Govt. of India Enterprise, under the Department. of Chemicals & Petrochemicals, Ministry of Chemicals…

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Crystal is Farmers` Company from Seed to Crop Protection

Crystal, which is primarily an agro-chemicals company, has diversified into seeds and agri-equipment businesses. With the vision to serve the farming community, Crystal is focused…

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Arcadia Biosciences & Shriram Bioseed develops Extended Shelf Life Tomatoes

The Fresh Tomatoes always attract with their colour. Round shaped, shining red, sturdy and good aroma are few of the criteria which every piece needs to pass to be categorized as f…

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Chilli & Tomato Growers aided by Bayer

Better Life Farming (BLF) alliance, the initiative put together among others by Bayer and International Finance Corporation (IFC) — a member of the World Bank Group — hopes to reac…

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Oswal Krishi Rasayan Export Pvt. Ltd., Celebrates 10th Anniversary and Product Launch

Oswal Krishi Rasayan Export Pvt. Ltd. is an ISO 9001 certified company having dealers network in Punjab, Haryana, Rajasthan, Uttrakhand having office in Delhi. The company is Manu…

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Amul enters UP for the welfare of Small Dairy Farmers

The Land of Dhudiyas, UP having 17 percent share in India`s Milk production. Parag Brand, the state owned Pradeshik Cooperative Dairy Federation, is having marginal presence. After…

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Investing Rs. 325 cr, IFFCO forays into food processing

Fertilizer major IFFCO announced joint venture with Spain’s Congelados De Navarra to set up a food processing plant at Ludhiana in Punjab with an investment of Rs 325 crore. With…

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UPL is acquiring Arysta Life Sciences for $4.2 Billion (around Rs.28,980)

UPL Ltd, has agreed to acquire agri-pesticides maker Arysta LifeScience Inc and its subsidiaries — part of the US-based Platform Speciality Products Corporation — for $4.2 billion…

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Drumstick can make you Lakhpati: Attraction for the Benefit of the Farmers

Drumstick is one of famous vegetable crop in India. It is the only vegetable of which the leaves, pods and flowers are also packed with nutrients for both human and animals. Almost…

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How this Fruit is changing the Fate of Farmers

This sun-loving plant flowers during the night. Even though it is a self-pollinating plant, it is better to do assisted pollination to ensure 100 percent fruit setting. Fruit, no…

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"Pluto" Mobile Controlled Device Operating Pump from Anywhere in the World

Pluto enables the user to remotely connect the submersible pump or any other electrical device to its source of power from any corner of the world by using any kind of phone. It pr…

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‘Mushroom Master’ Pioneers Organic Fertilizer

To promote the organic farming, an Orissa based Farmer using the spent mushrooms as compost is not only propagating the organic fertilizers but also training the fellow farmers or…

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Willowood Crop Sciences Launched Four New Products

Willowood Crop Sciences Pvt. Ltd. is a leading provider of crop protection solutions. Established in the year 2011 at Delhi. Certified supplier of premium quality range of Insecti…

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Safina New Pesticide Launched from BASF for Cotton & Vegetable Crops

Whiteflies menace is world over known and some time back there was lot of damage of the cotton crop in Punjab and adjoining areas. To control critical piercing-sucking insect pest…

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To fight Glyphosate resistance, BASF launched Zidua

As per sources, BASF is soon to launch its product Zidua in India.It’s a new class of herbicide chemistry for wheat that offers the lowest use rate of any Group 15 herbicide with…

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Jeera :The Spice which has Highest Rate as Commodity

Good availability in physical markets provides cash and carry opportunity to arbitragers. It serves as a hedging platform for the Producers and Exporters. The Cumin contract is hig…

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Soybean Market

Soybean holds a very important position in the Indian agriculture and economy and it has a worth of over Rs 5000 crores As mentioned above, it stands at the 5th position in the lis…

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Pepper App for Farmers in India may be a Guide for Best Cultivation Practices

A Bollywood song that `Tujh ko Mirchi Lagi to...` may be appropriate at this moment. The Black Pepper is the King of Spice and used worldwide as spice. Over 75 cultivars of peppe…

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Preliminary Estimates of Sugar Production by ISMA with Bitter Taste or Sweet !

Based on the satellite images procured in the latter part of June 2018, the total acreage under sugarcane in the country is estimated to be around 54.35 lakh hectares in 2018-19 SS…

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Ooty Potatoes : Can get you the best price in market

Potatoes are the vegetables used in every dish. The labour involved in cultivating potatoes does not fetch the right price. Lately, the farmers were witnessed throwing the produce…

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Indian Tea Exports likely to be Hit

Indian Tea Exports likely to be hit in long term due to third country trade. India exported Tea close to 10.36 million kg in January-May 2018, which is a 14 percent jump over the s…

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Guargum prices : on the surge

The guar seed futures contract on the National Commodity and Derivatives Exchange (NCDEX) made a low of Rs.3,494 a quintal. The strong spot market demand coupled with increasing ex…

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Import of Edible Oil from SAARC with Zero Duty

In the backdrop of the ongoing agrarian crisis in Maharashtra, Chief Minister (CM) Devendra Fadnavis has requested Prime Minister (PM) Narendra Modi to allow import of edible oil f…

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Kubota Launches Combination Seeder

Farmers can till, seed and fertilize in one go with Kubota’s latest machine Following the launch of a 3m and 4m version late last year, Kubota has unveiled its top of the range 6m…

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Trimble’s Automated Tractors to Plough New Furrow in India

US-based Trimble will launch automated steering equipment for farming in a year in India. When commercialized, Trimble may become the first company to offer this product in the cou…

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John Deere: 7R Series tractors having new features introduced recently

John Deere introduced five new models ranging 230-310 hp with Intelligent Power Management (IPM) with the new range of 7 R Series tractors featuring new levels of Power, Maneuverab…

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Sonalika Records Highest ever Sales of 30,001 units in a Quarter

India’s youngest and No.1 tractor brand across 4 countries, International Tractors Limited (ITL), which has built the World’s No. 1 largest integrated tractor manufacturing plant i…

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Kirloskar Oil Engines Ltd (KOEL) focusing Farm Mechanization

In view of the transforming the lives of the Indian farmers, the Kirloskar Oil Engines Ltd (KOEL), a manufacturer of power gen sets and pump sets, has stepped up its focus on farm…

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Brownie- Female Dog got New Lease of Life at Guru Angad Dev Veterinary and Animal Sciences University(GADVASU), Ludhiana (Punjab)

An abandoned seven year old 'Saint Bernard' female dog was saved from a life threatening disease by a team of surgeons at Guru Angad Dev Veterinary and Animal Sciences University.

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Selling Cow Urine, at a price higher than milk

World is progressing very fast. The new developments in the form of the medicines and the fertilizers to help the farming community are also enriching the knowledge on one side and…

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Ornamental Fish Breeding and Culture Launched

To develop the ornamental fish industry, an all India network project on ornamental fish breeding and culture was launched by the seven Indian Council of Agriculture Research (ICA…

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Free Anti Rabies and De-Worming Camp at GADVASU

Guru Angad Dev Veterinary and Animal Sciences University (GADVASU) Ludhiana in collaboration with McMaster University’s Pre-Veterinary Club in Hamilton, Canada organized ‘Anti-Rab…

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Punjab Agriculture University Advises which Variety to Sow Rice (Paddy)

India has three rice farming seasons- summer, autumn and winter. However, the chief rice growing season is kharif season also called ‘winter rice’. The sowing time is June-July an…

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Aerobic Rice- Saves Water & labour : KisanKraft Plans to Introduced in 5 States

Aerobic rice is direct-seeded into the field, eliminating the cost of raising nursery, transplantation and its related impact on labour health. Direct seeding also reduces ‘seed ra…

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Noon Meal with own Grown Vegetables in the 100 Corporation Schools

On the principles of learning while earning, the Chennai, Tamil Nadu the Self Help Group shall train 40 students of the corporation schools and they shall be also provided with the…

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Vegetable Garden in Pots in Your House at Roof Top

These days, when monsoon is giving knock on the door, it looks very interesting to spend time in home and use the rooftop for the vegetable garden in pots in your own house at roof…

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Flying Greenhouses in the Space

With the evolution of the earth and the theory of Adam and Eve, the Apple was the first fruit taken by the human being. Apple was considered as the fruit of the understanding. Apar…

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Genetically Modified Tomatoes Give Fish a Futuristic Hue

Kat Eschner is a Toronto-based freelance journalist whose work on science, history, and cities can be found in publications like Smithsonian.com, the Globe and Mail, and Spacing ha…

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Global Market for Silk Farmers through Lipstick & Nail Polish

To strengthen the hands of the Silk Farmers and doubling the Farmers Income as per the Hon`ble Prime Minister Mission, the Karnataka Chief Minister Shri H. D. Kumaraswamy suggested…

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Visit south this year (2018), to see Flower that blooms once in 12 years

Can you imagine that a flower is used as reference in the calculation of the age in the Paliyan tribal people living in Tamil Nadu. Interestingly, the flower blossoms once in 12 ye…

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