Prices under NFS act 2013 to remain stagnant

The Centre has decided to continue providing wheat at 2 rupees, rice at 3 rupees and coarse grain at one rupee per kg till June 2018. This was stated by Food and Consumer Affairs…

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One ORGANIC Solution for Just Rs 20.

What are the problems your farm faces generally ? Unproductive soil ? Bad Soil health ? Pests ? Unsatisfactory Fruit quality ? For all these problems, It is suggested to route to…

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Adopt Smart Farming by CULTIVATING AZOLLA

Azolla is a small aquatic fern with a branched stem and bilobed leaves. The roots that emerge from the stem help the plants to float on water. It is generally found floating on sta…

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M-KISAN : A Reality CHECK

Technology, The hyper active bits and bytes per second running in streamline to get the information at your multiple sized screen, is one of the instruments which no industry has l…

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2225 cr. of govt. investment : STUDY AGRICULTURE

The Union Cabinet chaired by Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi has approved the continuation of the Three Year Action Plan (2017-2020) of the scheme for Agricultural Education Divi…

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What PM said to farmers through video conference

Addressing the farmers of the nation as ‘Annadatas’ (food providers) The Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi, interacted with farmers across the country on 20 June 2018, through vid…

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Horticulture Production shot up by 2% : Dr. Murthy

The horticulture is one section which has been growing lately in quantitative and qualitative terms. The Indian agricultural land covers area of 140 million hectares out of which,…

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10.67 lakh ha lesser sown area in Kharif 2018

The total sown area as on 22nd June 2018, as per reports received from Ministry of Agriculture and Farmer welfare, stands at 115.90 lakh hectare as compared to 128.35 lakh hectare…

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How to Know the Quality of Rice as Basmati ?

Basmati Rice is the special type of rice grown in the specified areas in specific temperature and season. The aroma is also peculiar. Some years ago there was a issue of the pate…

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Farmers’ new crop : Electricity, Surya Shakti Kisan Yojana

Farmers have been cultivating food for millions of years. Sometimes he earns decent and sometimes fate plays ill with his/her bank balance.

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Amino Protein from Cow urine to boost crop production

Gujarat Narmada Valley Fertilizers & Chemicals Limited (GNFC) will market amino protein under brand name “Narmada Amino Protein”. Gujarat based chemical and fertilizer major has jo…

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Can Cows’ piss, piss off Cancer cells ?

Cow : probably the most sacred animal in India. People have not denied or ignored the importance of cow in any matter from farm to field to their kitchens.

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CULTIVATE’18 : America’s Horti Show, About new varities & better performance

The three days of green excitement which highlighted new varieties, new products and new connections in the farming community ended on 17 July 2018. The event started on July 14 at…

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Agri Scientists' Recruitment Board (ASRB) delinked from ICAR

ASRB will be delinked from ICAR and will be attached with the Department of Agricultural Research & Eductaion (DARE) under Ministry of Agriculture & Farmers’ Welfare. This shall b…

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Father of Indian Green Revolution turns : 93

Father of Indian Green Revolution, Dr. M S Swaminathan turned 93 on August 7, 2018. He is the man behind introducing various high yielding varieties in the country which helped in…

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IAS Swamy takes charge of Coconut Development Board

Raju Narayana Swamy is appointed the new chairman of coconut development board. Swamy is a 1991 batch Kerala cadre IAS officer and a graduate in Computer Science and Engineering f…

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2-wheelers’ Pace in Rural India

Ravi works at a factory set up in the outskirts of his village which is 15 km away from his home. Earlier he waited for the public transport to help him reach at his work place, wh…

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BASF's Sefina : Whitefly's worst Nightmare

The German firm, BASF launched a very effective pesticide in the Sirsa region of Haryana. This new and advanced product has been named “Sefina”.

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Dhanuka’s new Pesticide Unit worth 90cr.

Dhanuka Agritech has received environment clearance (EC) for setting up a pesticide unit in Bharuch district of Gujarat at a cost o

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With new Agrochem plant in Odisha, HIL to firm its position

Hindustan Insecticide Ltd. is planning to set up a new agrochemical plant in the Eastern India. Ganjam district of Odisha has received a nod for the land allocation which will rece…

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BASF to enter the seed segment, with Nunhems

The Monsanto acquisition by Bayer has been one of the most talked about events/mergers in the agriculture industry lately. Following anti-competitive laws and measure, Bayer was su…

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IFFCO with S. Korea swears to strengthen Technology & Credit availability for farmers

IFFCO, which is one of the largest scale fertilizer cooperation federation of India, has taken a leap by striking a strategic partnership with two other Asian players. Other than…

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IFFCO goes live with app “imandi”, farmers’ one stop solution

IFFCO, the biggest fertilizer cooperative in the country has launched an application for the welfare of the farmers. IFFCO partnered the association with Singapore based technology…

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Mahyco to deliver GM seeds to Kenya

Being in a spur due to the indecisive nature of the government and the NGOs’ resistance for the introduction of such technology in the country, the seed firm finally decided to mov…

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Excel Crop Care merges with Sumitomo Chemicals

Excel Crop Care Limited (“Excel”), announced its merger with Sumitomo Chemical India Private Limited (“Sumitomo Chemical India”), a wholly owned subsidiary of the USD 20.6 bn chemi…

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18 pesticides banned by Govt. of India

In 2013, an expert committee was set up to examine the continued use of neo-nicotinoid pesticides registered in India. The Central Government after considering the recommendations…

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After 10 experimental years, how he GROWS PEARL in backyard now

We all have heard of the story of the ant who never gave up climbing the wall even after numerous falls. All our lives, many such stories become a part of our routine, stories like…

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DONATED his 6 acres, for welfare of his VILLAGE FARMERS

A person who comes from a challenged dark rural background, often tries to find the solution in the bright lights of cities and this has made Migration, the most common activity of…

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25% boost in Paddy production with This man’s Capsule

This man from Tamil Nadu is cultivating Paddy investing the least. He is using innovative methods to increase the rice production from his field. This success story of paddy farmer…

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This Mobile App by 4 IIT & IIM pass-outs, is multiplying farm yields by 40%

Indian farmers are facing endless suffering whether it is the drought, loans, untimely rains or low market prices and the land issues are among the most commonly contested legal ba…

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IARI New variety-2018

Brinjal-Pusa Hara Baigan-1 Pusa Hara Baigan 1 is the first green coloured oval fruited variety suitable for kharif season under north Indian condition. Plants are non spiny, erect…

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Swaraj’s New BEAST : 963FE, Rising upto 75 HP

Existing in the tractor division for almost 4 decades now, Country’s second largest and fastest growing tractor brand “SWARAJ” has taken off curtains from its new beast “ Swaraj…

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A SACK that SUCKS post harvest losses

Numerous types of bags Jute , propylene, huge canisters and silos etc are generally used to store grains. Abiotic stress, which affects the quality of grains is the most challengi…

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Mosaic India introduced naturally occurring fertiliser, KMag

Mosaic India the leader in crop nutrition management has recently introduced its naturally occurring fertilizer, K Mag. Mosaic India’s K Mag is a naturally occurring fertilizer, mi…

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Hero Organics’ this Guava variety, will increase your income upto 10 times

Doubling the Farmers Income is the talk of the town, these days. Farmers are also trying to cultivate different ways and means for farming to increase the income. Hon`ble Prime Min…

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Earn 15 lakh per acre : with this Lemon Variety

Doubling the Farmers Income is the talk of the town, these days. Farmers are also trying to cultivate different ways and means for farming to increase the income. Hon`ble Prime Min…

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Shrimps’ number rises high in prices & exports

Seafood exporters predict that there would be price rise in the exports of seafood and shrimps. In the beginning of this year, the shrimp market witnessed some roll down in prices.…

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A Failed INTERNET intervention ? PASHUBAZAR

The authority has commented that the youth shall take measures to help the community to deal with the portal, but passing on responsibilities to the citizen, for execution of the s…

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Follow these 4 steps, If your Cattle suffers

FMD, Foot and Mouth Disease is a highly contagious viral disease which is trans-boundary in nature, thanks to the fast spread/transmission of the virus,

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Recognize these deadly Symptoms in Dairy Animals

Foot-and-mouth disease (FMD) is highly contagious viral diseases of livestock primarily affects cattle, buffaloes, sheep, goat, pig and 70 wild species including yak, mithun and el…

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Dwarf, Divine and Draught resistant : Chitoor’s Pride

An indigenous breed of cattle, which can give pressing competition to the other cattle breeds: Punganur dwarf cow

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India’s kickback to FMD [ dropping milk production from 40 years ]

Travelling about 63 km on the zig-zag roads of Kumaoun Himalayan range, Krishi Jagran team reached the beautiful landscape of Mukteshwar from Kathgodam station.

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Examination & Properties of healthy Semen

Semen or germplasm is the complete-discharge of the male genital tract occurring at the time of ejaculation by the male. It is a white, opaque, creamy fluid, occasionally yellowish…

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Goans, Avoid fearing Fish, its safe : Parrikar

After huge discussions and disappointment by fish eaters in Southern states mainly, The Goans displayed the threat of presence of formalin in their food. The average consumption of…

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21% more productive Silkworm, assures Double income for farmers

Central Silk Board (CSB) has notified recently developed races of silkworm seed of mulberry and Vanya silk for increasing the productivity of cocoons and to increase the income of…

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INCOME generation by ORNAMENTAL FISH CULTURE

Ornamental fishes really are nature's wonderful creation. Ornamental fish keeping is the second most preferred hobby in the world and the number of hobbyists for ornamental fish ke…

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What Constitutes ORGANIC MANURE

The word "organic" pertains to the use of non- chemical fertilizers as manure and compost and the word "manure" refers to any natural substance for fertilizing the soil, especially…

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5 Reasons, of switching to BIO-FERTILISERS

Biofertilizers can be called poor man’s technology. Taking in to account the amount of nutrient supplied, biofertilizers are many times cheaper than chemical fertilizers. There are…

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Traditional methods for economical Paddy cultivation

Rice is one of the staple crops of the world, and widely cultivated in India. China, Thailand, Japan, Indonesia are few of the countries which widely cultivates paddy. This article…

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Foul Food : Her indiscriminate feeding choices is threat to all

Cows is the most respected animal in India, holds a position which perhaps is conferred to one after ages of either hard work, favour, love or something indistinctive, is the same…

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