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Kharif Planting Increases; Crosses 100-Million-Hectare Mark

With an increase in the water storage levels in reservoirs and due to heavy rainfall in Odisha, Uttar Pradesh and Chhattisgarh, there has been an increase in the planting of the kh…

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Cage fish farmers in trouble after flood in Kerala

The cage fish farming ventures of both the Kerala University of Fisheries and Ocean Studies (Kufos) and the Central Marine Fisheries Research Institute (CMFRI) are in trouble after…

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Rural India Shines at the Asian Games 2018

One can beat any sport for its ability to surprise, unite and victory against the odds. It is for the first time that a daughter of a weaver, son of well-digger, son of a driver, d…

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State Legal Services to solve farmers issues in AP, Telangana

Emphasizing the need for optimal manpower support and infrastructure for proper functioning of the Rythu Sadhikara Samstha in Andhra Pradesh as well as Farmers Debt Relief Commissi…

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Paddy farmers in Chhattisgarh to get bonus

Just two months ahead of assembly elections in Chhattisgarh, the BJP government on September 4 announced to give bonus of Rs 300 per quintal along with the Minimum Support Price (M…

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Nine Agri biotech firms form alliance

Nine agri biotech companies together have formed a new association termed ‘Alliance for Agri Innovation’, a body which will endorse adoption of global advances in agri-technology,…

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Farmers happy as cotton prices go north on lower stocks

The cotton farmers seem to be happy as the ensuing kharif harvest season will begin on a good price note. Coupled with low carry-over stockpile and better export prospects, the pri…

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Cane farmer sets example by increasing production several folds

A sugarcane farmer in Trichy is setting example for his fellow farmers by improving production several folds through optimum utilization of fertilizer and water. Manickavasagam of…

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Farmers hold massive protest in Delhi; demand loan waiver, better wages

Thousands of farmers, peasants and labourers from all over the country held a massive protest in Delhi on September 5 against the Modi governments 'anti-people' policies. They also…

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Use Integrated Pest Management methods to control 'Fall Armyworm'

Fall armyworm (Spodoptera frugiperda), an invasive insect which had severely affected maize crops in Africa has now spread to fields in Karnataka. The Indian Council of Agricultur…

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Finest Afghan Agriculture Products to be displayed in Mumbai

The Indian private company, ‘Future group’ will jointly work with USAID Commercial Horticulture and Agricultural Marketing Programme (CHAMP) to provide mutual benefits to the consu…

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Feeding Indian cows with ‘seaweed’ can save the Earth

India is a country that has a huge potential to diminish its carbon footprint, which causes global warming’ says a US scientist after conducting several research on dairy cows. Pr…

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Patanjali enters dairy market; will sell milk at cheaper price

Yoga guru Ramdev’s company Patanjali Ayurved Ltd on September 13 announced plans to sell packaged cow milk and other milk products such as curd, paneer, buttermilk and cheese, maki…

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40 % of paddy stubble to be managed by machines in Punjab

As the harvest season is close at hand, the central as well as state governments are working to support agricultural mechanization for in-situ management of crop remains in Punjab.…

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Strawberries in Australia contaminated with needles

Australian police have found ‘sewing needles’ in strawberries in two more states broadening a health scare and forcing the companies and farmers to dump the fruit amid peak growing…

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UP IAS officer appointed as Agri Secretary

Sanjay Agarawal, a 1984 Uttar Pradesh cadre IAS officer has been appointed as the Secretary of Department of Agriculture, Cooperation and Farmers Welfare on September 17. Agarawal,…

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Rain likely to hit kharif crop production in Gujarat, Maharashtra

Production of important kharif crops such as cotton, sugarcane and oilseeds is expected to go down in the Indian states of Gujarat and Maharashtra due to irregular rainfall and pes…

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Avail these 40 Public Services under Delhi's Doorstep Delivery Scheme

The Delhiites can now get their birth, caste certificates or even renew their driving licenses from home with the AAP government’s ambitious ‘doorstep delivery of public services’…

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NABARD Sanctions Rs 65635 Crore for 93 Irrigation Projects

The National Bank for Agriculture and Rural Development (NABARD) has sanctioned Rs 65,635 crore for 93 irrigation projects under the government’s flagship scheme Pradhan Mantri Kri…

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India, FAO start agriculture projects in 5 states

India along with UN’s Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) has commenced an agriculture project with 33.5 million dollar grant from the Global Environment Facility (GEF) that ai…

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Rs 4,500 crore bailout package for sugar industry approved

The Government has approved a Rs 4,500 crore package for the sugar industry which includes - over two-fold leap in production assistance to the cane farmers and transport subsidy t…

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Decade-long ban on Urad, Tur futures may be lifted

The Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI) is considering lifting a decade-long ban on the futures trading of urad and tur dals. According to sources, the Ministry of Financ…

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‘Watson Decision Platform for agriculture’ will help farmers assess crop health

IBM, a leading computer manufacturer has introduced a platform for producers and other representatives of the agriculture industry. The company on 24 September introduced the ‘Wats…

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Kharif foodgrain output estimated at record 141.6 million tonnes

Foodgrain production in India is estimated at a record 141.6 million tonnes in the 2018-19 kharif season. This has increased probability that wholesale crop prices will continue to…

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43 foreign scientists attend 1st International Conference on Biological Control

The Indian Council of Agricultural Research (ICAR) is sponsoring the 1st International Conference on Biological Control (ICBC) from 27 to 29 September at Hotel Le Meridien, Bangalo…

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India seeks Denmark’s help in reducing food wastage

The Indian government is finding ways to deal with massive food wastage in the country and hence is seeking help from countries excelling in food technology. Harsimrat Kaur Badal,…

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Famers may have to pay more for fertilizers

Farmers in India may have to pay 5 to 26 percent more for the fertilizers this harvest season, owing to rise in the international prices of key fertilizer components potash and pho…

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Farmers not satisfied with Govt. assurance says BKU leader

India witnessed a massive farmers’ protest at the Delhi-Uttar Pradesh border on 2nd October. More than 25,000 protesting farmers led by the Bharatiya Kisan Union (BKU) were stopped…

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Farmers may soon get 20% higher MSP on organic produce

The government in India is considering bringing the organic produce under the minimum support price (MSP) system to encourage pesticide-free farming in the country. It is important…

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Deadly heatwaves could strike India again: Report

According to the world’s biggest review report on climate change, released by the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC), India may face an annual threat of deadly heatwa…

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Fall Armyworm detected in Sugarcane

The Bengaluru-based, National Bureau of Agricultural Insect Resources says it has found ‘Fall Armyworm’ in the Indian state of Maharashtra. The Entomologists have detected the pre…

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2 new schemes - CMSKY, CMKSY for farmers in Arunachal Pradesh

Good news for the farmers as the Agriculture Minister in Arunachal Pradesh, Dr Mohesh Chai has launched two new schemes to increase their income as well as production. The schemes…

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Paddy production could drop in Maharashtra’s Konkan district

Production of paddy in the Konkan region of Maharashtra could have a big impact due to irregular monsoon rains and fungal diseases. In 2017, the region had reported around 12.5 lak…

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Minor damage reported after cyclone ‘Titli’ crosses Orissa

The destructive cyclone ‘Titli’ uprooted trees, electric poles and destroyed hutments in Ganjam and Gajapati districts of Odisha after making landfall early this morning. So far no…

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India & Lebanon to cooperate in agriculture & allied sectors

India is set to improve trade ties with Lebanon. The Union cabinet chaired by Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi on 10 October approved the signing of Memorandum of Understanding (M…

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Cyclone Titli leaves 8 dead in Andhra Pradesh, 1 in Odisha

Cyclone Titli made an early landfall in Odisha yesterday morning, with surface wind speeds of 126 kmph, according to media reports. An 8-year-old boy got drowned in a canal in Hinj…

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UN says India lost $80 billion due to Natural Calamities in last 20 years

Climate change’ is making the development process very risky, mainly in developing nations like India. According to a study released by the UN office for Disaster Risk Reduction (U…

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3 Mobile Apps to check Stubble Burning launched in Punjab

Stubble burning has been a major issue of concern in the northern parts of India during the harvesting season. In the past few years, it has caused severe air pollution in the Nati…

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Rainfall to continue in Northeast India for next 24 hours

The depression over West Bengal has now moved towards northeast and weakened into a well-marked low-pressure area over the state as well as neighboring Bangladesh. This system will…

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‘Fully Organic’ Sikkim Wins Top UN-Backed Award

India’s, first fully organic state ‘Sikkim’ has won the top prize in an UN-backed award on 12 October. According to the organizers, its policies has assisted more than 66,000 farme…

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54 Haryana Mandis linked with e-NAM

The Union government with a view to double the farmers’ income is taking several steps like paying 1.5 times the cost of cultivation borne by them and providing online National Agr…

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Delhi Govt’s Action Plan to control pollution comes into effect

Past few days have been very critical for the Delhiites due to increased pollution levels in the environment. Hence seeing this, the state government has implemented an emergency a…

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20 days ICAR-sponsored training on developments in Organic Agriculture

Growing awareness of health and environmental issues related with the intensive use of chemical inputs has led to interest in alternate forms of agriculture worldwide. Organic agri…

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Be ready to pay high price for Onions this Diwali

This Diwali, you may have to pay high price for the onions. The prices are likely to go up to Rs 40 to 45 per kg, what with wholesale prices records a 50% jump at Lasalgaon APMC in…

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Farmers in Maharashtra to sell produce directly to housing societies

Maharashtra Cooperation department has decided to start a new initiative for the marketing of agriculture products of farmer producer firms as well as rural cooperatives by allowin…

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New Holland gives TT55 tractor to Thailand Institution for Agricultural Training

New Holland, a global brand of agricultural machinery produced by CNH Industrial has donated a TT55 tractor to the King Mongkut's Institute of Technology Ladkrabang (KMITL) endorsi…

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GI tag for Bihar’s ‘Shahi Litchi’

After the Jardalu mango, Katrani rice and Magahi paan, Bihar’s Shahi litchi has also received the Geographical Indication (GI) tag and has become an exclusive brand in the national…

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Farmer’s son strikes historic silver at Youth Olympic Games

A farmer’s son creates history at the Youth Olympic Games 2018 in Buenos Aires, Argentina. 15-year-old Akash Malik has become India's first silver medal winner in Archery, providin…

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70% drop in stubble fires likely this season in Punjab

Stubble burning in Punjab and bordering Haryana is the main cause of air pollution not only in the two states but also in Delhi. But this season, Punjab is expecting not more than…

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Southwest Monsoon to fully withdraw from country today

According to the India Meteorological Department, the Southwest Monsoon will most likely withdraw completely from the country on October 20. It must be noted that the Southwest Mon…

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200 tonnes of Onion to be offloaded daily by Nafed in Delhi

In a bid to control onion price rise, the National Agricultural Cooperative Marketing Federation of India (Nafed) will offload 200 tonnes of onion daily from 22 October onwards in…

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Microsoft India to provide farm advisory services to increase crop yield

Microsoft India is currently working to make the most of technology adoption to incite efficiency in the Indian agriculture sector. The company will be focusing on providing farm a…

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Government approves Rs 7,522 crore fund to increase Fish Production

Rs 7,522 crore fund has been approved by the government to develop infrastructure such as cold storage units, processing units, hatcheries, ice plants and transport facilities that…

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Agriculture Ministry plans to establish over 7000 seed-testing labs

The Indian agriculture ministry is planning a huge increase in the number of seed-testing laboratories across the country in order to boost crop yield. Ministry officials while tal…

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Glyphosate banned in Punjab

The state government of Punjab has banned the sale of all formulations containing weedicide Glyphosate, soon after a San Francisco court upheld the weed killer’s role in causing ca…

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Delhiites struggle with worst air quality of the season

The Supreme Court-appointed body, Environment Pollution (Prevention and Control) Authority (EPCA) on 25 October warned that air pollution in Delhi is likely to peak from 1st Novemb…

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India will soon have Agri Export Zones well placed with airports & docks

The government will soon establish specific agriculture export zones well placed with airports and docks in India. With this, the government aims at increasing the exports of India…

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Over 1 lakh children killed due to ‘Toxic Air’ in 2016 in India: WHO

World Health Organisation (WHO) says around 98% children below 5 years of age in low as well as middle income countries like India are exposed to poisonous air. A study conducted b…

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Today we celebrate National Unity Day, birthday of Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel

Rashtriya Ekta Diwas or National Unity day is celebrated every year on 31st October in India to commemorate the birth anniversary of Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel who played a great rol…

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Samsung exhibits 5G Tech for Smart Agriculture in India

The South Korean multinational electronics company, Samsung Electronics on 30 October exhibited how its solutions can enable a range of 5G-powered business models and scenarios for…

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IARI to conduct walk-in-interview for Young Professionals on 5th Nov

Indian Agricultural Research Institute (IARI) will be conducting walk-in-interview for the post of Young professional-II on 5th November 2018. It’s a big opportunity for the studen…

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Gujarat’s Mega Food Park to benefit 25000 Farmers

Union Cabinet Minister for Food Processing Industries, Harsimrat Kaur Badal recently inaugurated the first ‘Mega Food Park’ in Surat district of Gujarat.

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All India Kisan Sabha to hold rally from 28 -30 November in Delhi

Criticizing the BJP as well as the Congress governments for the plight of farmers in India, the All India Kisan Sabha (AIKS) General Secretary, Hannan Mollah announced that a rally…

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India at China's First International Import Expo

India is participating in China's first International Import expo in Shanghai that starts today as part of its efforts to cut the over USD 51 billion trade deficit with the neighbo…

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Odisha offers 90% subsidy on solar pumps with ‘Soura Jalanidhi’ scheme

Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik has introduced a new scheme called ‘Soura Jalanidhi’ to boost the use of solar energy in agricultural development as well as empowerment of far…

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Post Titli, Odisha govt. brings special package for farmers

The Government of Odisha last week announced a special package for the people affected by cyclone ‘Titli’ and consequent floods in the State. To recall, cyclone ‘Titli’ had hit the…

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Drought-like situation in many Indian states could hit food production, income: Expert

An expert has warned that as many as seven big states, apart from several small states in the north-east part of India are in danger by a drought-like condition that could severely…

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World Bank’s Rs 1257 crore loan to Andhra Pradesh

The World Bank has signed a deal with the Indian government and the government of Andhra Pradesh to extend a Rs 1257 crore loan to make farming in the state a financially viable ac…

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Sikh farmers enters the prestigious Canadian Agricultural Hall of Fame

A Sikh farmer from Canada, Peter Dhillon, who is the country's biggest cranberry farmer is again setting example for others. This man has made history with his induction into the C…

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India facing the worst water crisis ever

A water crisis ensued, when thousands of water lorry drivers in Chennai went on strike for 3 days last month to protest a verdict restricting their access to groundwater. People ha…

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Rs 1000 crore start-up scheme launched to encourage youth in Agriculture

Indian Agriculture Minister Shri Radha Mohan Singh on 14 November launched a-Rs 1000 crore start-up scheme to encourage the young generation to join cooperative business ventures i…

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World Bank to help revive Kerala’s agri sector

The World Bank has offered support to the Kerala government to start sustainable and environment-friendly methods of farming, promote millets cultivation and value addition of crop…

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151 districts in India threatened by climate change: ICAR

According to an annual review by the Indian Council of Agricultural Research (ICAR), crops, plantations and livestock in about 151 districts in India, are vulnerable to the impact…

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HORTI CHINA 2018 to start on 21st November

HORTI CHINA is a global exhibition that connects Beijing with the worldwide horticulture business of fresh fruits, vegetables, plants and flowers. The exhibition focuses on the fie…

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Farmers in Karnataka withdraw protest giving 15 days deadline to govt.

The protesting farmers in Karnataka have finally withdrawn their day-long demonstration giving 15-days deadline to the JDS-Congress Coalition government to solve their issues, whic…

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Irregular rainfall impacts sowing of Rabi crops

Irregular rainfall across India along with delayed withdrawal of southwest monsoon has impacted the sowing of crops like wheat and pulses in the ongoing Rabi season. According to…

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PepsiCo to give $1 Million for Hurricane Florence Relief

According to latest news reports, PepsiCo Foundation will be giving $500,000 grant each to The Salvation Army and the American Red Cross. PepsiCo’s ‘Food for Good’ will also supply…

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Marico to boost coconut farming

Marico is determined to change the life of the coconut farmer through its flagship programme ‘Kalpavriksha’. The programme that started last year in September 2017 with around 125…

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Bayer- Monsanto to expand links in Asia, Africa

The world’s largest seed company Monsanto which merged into global healthcare and crop protection major Bayer, is planning to take its mobile- enabled digital farming platform for…

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West Europe keen to source Food and Beverage from India

The European supermarket chains along with top manufacturers of processed food will be sourcing their Food and Beverage (F&B) necessities from India during the Indus flood-II; the…

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Cargill India launches healthy blended cooking oil

Cargill India on 16 October announced expansion of edible oil portfolio to launch healthy blended cooking oil and also aims a market share of 10% in this premium section in next tw…

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London-based ‘Skyline Partners’ to launch weather insurance for Indian farmers

The London-based insurance technology firm, Skyline Partners has announced plans to launch its inaugural weather insurance product to offer protection to the Indian farmers by next…

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Indigo-Mahyco collaboration to bring microbial technology to farmers across S. Asia

Indigo Ag, a company that focuses on sustainable cultivation and Mahyco Grow, an agri-innovation major together have launched ‘Grow Indigo’ - a joint venture that will provide farm…

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Corteva registers 20 percent growth in first six months in India

‘Corteva’, the agricultural division of DowDuPont grew by 20% in the first six months of the current year in India, informed the company’s South Asia Chief, KV Subbarao. While inte…

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PepsiCo to invest Rs 36.6 crore in India by 2020

Food and beverages firm, PepsiCo is planning to invest Rs 36.6 crore by 2020 in India with the aim to expand its agricultural programmes in the country.

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Indian start-up wins ‘Rabobank Food Loss Challenge Asia’

Ecozen Solutions, an Indian-based start-up has won the inaugural ‘Rabobank Food Loss Challenge Asia’ that was launched to highlight agri-tech solutions to the growing problem of fo…

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Earn Lakhs through Organic Mango Farming

We all love mangoes and if it’s an organic one then our love for the fruit also increase. Here is a story of young boy from north India who is earning lakhs through organic farming…

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Get up to 3 lakh per acre with medicinal plants

In the rapidly growing industry, there is a group of farmers’ who are earning about Rs 3 lakh per acre, a figure that gives us a true outlook, when we consider that rice and wheat…

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Meet Delhi teen who helps ‘deprived farmers’ in Vidarbha; increased their income by 25%

Vidarbha in Maharashtra is a place which has long been associated with the farmers’ suicides. From the year 1998 to 2018, India has recorded a massive 3 lakh farmer suicide cases.…

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This young boy’s startup helps farmers cope with water scarcity in Rajasthan

Narayan Lal Gurjar, a 20-year old boy from a small village in Rajsamand district of Rajasthan grew up seeing farmers struggling with water scarcity in the entire state. The crisis…

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UP farmer earns Rs 8 lakh annually with pearl farming

34-year-old Bijender Chauhan is a farmer from Dhampur village in Bijnor district, Uttar Pradesh. Bijender is basically a sugarcane farmer but since a long time, was struggling in g…

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CROPEX products ensures advanced Crop Protection

Agrochemicals protect crops from diseases, weeds and pests thus ensuring a good harvest and plenty of food for the society. Everyone wants that the food they buy be fresh, of high…

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China lifts restrictions on import of non-basmati rice from India

Good news for the Indian rice exporters as China has lifted restrictions on import of non-basmati rice from India. According to an official release from the Commerce Ministry, “The…

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Cargill India to expand corn unit in Karnataka

The maize cultivators in Karnataka can express joy as Cargill India is planning to expand its corn processing facility in the state by adding more product lines within a year, as p…

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Water scarcity to reduce jeera export prospects

‘Jeera’ or Cumin seed growing areas of Kutch and Saurashtra in Gujarat, which is the largest grower of the spice, are facing rainfall shortage in the range of 28 to 75 percent. …

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Waigaon’s Turmeric in demand after getting GI Tag

Farmers of Maharashtra’s Waigaon have received a Geographical Indication (GI) tag for organically grown turmeric that is rich in curcumin and also known for many health benefits. T…

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With Saudi Arabia easing residue rules India’s basmati export expected to boost

The basmati rice exports from India is expected to increase, as chief importer Saudi Arabia is set to espouse easy residue parameters to take delivery of consignments.

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China to open doors for Indian soyabean

Senior government officials told that China may soon open its doors for soyabean from India after permitting the import of non-basmati rice and raw sugar. And all this is part of B…

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Operation Green aims to control fluctuation in ‘TOP’ prices

Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi has reassured the farmers in India that they were his ‘TOP’ priority. He said ‘TOP’ here means - tomato, onion and potato. He added that for this…

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Australia takes legal action against India over sugar subsidies

Australia today (16 November) announced that it is taking legal action against India at the WTO over sugar subsidies. It has alleged that India caused a ‘significant downturn’ in g…

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Colombia becomes member of World Avocado Organization

The World Avocado Organization (WAO), the group that promotes the consumption as well as awareness of avocados at a global level, has welcomed its newest member, Colombia.

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Use Smart Sprayer to help cut pesticide use in Orchards

A team of researchers from various well-known institutions have invented an ultrasonic sensor-based automatic spraying system that assures to reduce the use of pesticides in orchar…

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Top 7 Tractor Brands in India

Tractor is one of the best utility vehicles of all times particularly in India. Agriculture, a major source of livelihood in the country uses tractors for farm mechanization. Thoug…

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Use ‘Plantix app’ to spot plant disease

Plantix, an app that uses artificial intelligence (AI) to spot plant disease is being installed in India as an early-warning system to stop the progress of a crop-damaging worm tha…

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What your Chickens should be fed with, for perfect weight?

Feeding is one of the most important parts of poultry farming. A proper or balanced feeding will not only keep your chickens protected from various diseases but will also improve t…

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Indian Agriculture Gifted With Best Human Talent : Expert

Speaking at the 43rd Foundation Day ceremony of National Academy of Agricultural Research Management (NAARM), Director General of International Crops Research Institute for Semi-Ar…

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Integrated farming in five districts of tamil nadu

The Tamil Nadu government will soon implement the Integrated Farming System (IFS) scheme in five of its districts. The aim is to provide monetary assistance as well as technologic…

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'Nutrition Farming' Gaining Attention In India

An Australian agronomist, Steve Capeness along with his Queensland-based firm Nutri-Tech Solutions has introduced a method of 'nutrition farming' for agriculture sector in India. I…

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Organic farmers prefer ‘Desi Khaad’ than pesticides

In the Indian state of Himachal Pradesh, there are many Individual farmers, farmers’ groups as well as NRIs who have taken up organic farming in a big way encouraging good health,…

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Get high returns with proper Gerbera Flower Cultivation

Gerbera flowers are cultivated all over the world and are widely popular as ‘decorative’ plant. The flowers are used in making bouquets and for various decoration purposes. Commonl…

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India’s Rarest and Most Expensive Tea is plucked under full moon

We all have heard about the Darjeeling tea but don’t know as to why these teas are so special and expensive. The aroma and taste makes the tea so good due to which Darjeeling tea i…

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Home gardening for beginners

Growing your own vegetables can be fun as well as rewarding. All you need to get started is - some decent soil and few plants and this way you provide fresh healthy vegetables to y…

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Know about the Production, Marketing and Export of Cauliflower

Cauliflower is an important as well as valuable vegetable crop in India with good amount of protein and vitamins. Presently, cauliflower is grown in more than 90 nations and its pr…

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Steps to grow Milky Mushrooms at Home

Milky mushrooms are called ‘milky’ for their white color. They are the only mushroom species that is both native to and cultivated in, the hot moist climate of India. Milky mushro…

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A complete guide to Bamboo Cultivation

Bamboo is a flowering, permanent and evergreen plant, which belongs to the grass family of Poaceae. It is a versatile, strong, renewable as well as environment-friendly material th…

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10 benefits of having Aquaponics at home

An Aquaponics system is basically a food production process that combines customary aquaculture with hydroponics. The plants and animals in an aquaponics system have a symbiotic co…

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How to grow Garlic at home

Garlic is an important kitchen ingredient that is used in many Indian dishes and offers amazing health benefits. Garlic is a species in the onion genre Allium and its scientific na…

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How to grow Chillies?

Chilli is a peppery fruit that is used in many dishes all over the world including India. Chilly is usually added as an ingredient in a food to make it spicy. At present, they are…

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How to grow the hottest ‘Ghost Pepper’ chilli?

Ghost pepper also known as Bhut jolokia is a small chili of red or orange color with a smooth skin. The peppers are about 2.5 to 3.5 inches long and 1 inch thick - just the size of…

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Coconut Oil is 'Pure Poison' says Harvard Professor

A Harvard University Professor, Karin Michels while addressing a seminar on nutritional errors at the University of Freiburg in Germany claimed that Coconut oil is “pure poison”. O…

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Are Vitamins really destroying your health?

Vitamins are easily available in the market. And some of the very common foods items like dairy products, nutritional shakes, cereals and baking flour contains vitamins. Since chil…

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Five healthy food items to cure acne

We all want to look beautiful!! But, how when we have so many acne or pimples on our face? Acne indeed is a big problem but the good thing is that it can be easily cured at home wi…

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Soon you can check the authenticity of ‘Organic Foods’

Walk into any average grocery store and you will find thousands of organic food items lying on the shelves. With time and with increased health awareness many people consume only o…

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Do you know ‘Turmeric’ also helps in Cancer treatment?

Turmeric is a spice that is often used for color and flavour in many dishes. Our gravy dishes would not be delicious at all without the turmeric. Turmeric is an orange/yellow-color…

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Easy to grow Mosquito repellent plants at home

Mosquitoes aren’t just annoying but they spread serious diseases like malaria, dengue, yellow fever, encephalitis as well as the West Nile and Zika viruses. Mosquitoes are also res…

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Ideal Breakfast to start your day

We all know that breakfast is the most important meal of the day. It gives our body the required energy that it actually needs to start the day. But due to lack of time and busy sc…

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Amazing Skin Benefits of ‘Neem Oil’

Neem also is known as ‘Indian lilac’ is an important part of the Ayurveda and the benefits of neem are bountiful and unparalleled. The scientific name of neem is Azadirachta indica…

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What is Artificial Womb and are we ready for it?

Are you planning for kids, but want to skip the whole pregnancy process? Well, there are chances for this to happen in the near future. An artificial womb or at least the capabilit…

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10 benefits of being a Vegetarian

Adopting a vegetarian diet can be the perfect way to stay healthy and happy. A vegetarian diet is a complete diet, which is associated with high consumption of fiber, vitamins C a…

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Different types of Mushrooms

A mushroom is the fleshy, spore-bearing fruiting body of a fungus, which grows above the ground on soil or on its food source. The most commonly cultivated is the white button mush…

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Coconut oil compounds more effective in repelling insects than DEET: Study

A study says that compounds derived from the coconut oil are much better than ‘DEET’ in preventing disease transmission and uneasiness related with insect bites.

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Top 10 agricultural colleges in India

Agriculture is an important part of our Indian economy and the demand for skilled professionals in the field is growing day by day. After pursuing a graduation or post graduation d…

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Top 5 Organic Beauty Brands in India

We all want to look beautiful; not just to attract someone but also as many professions require good looking and attractive faces. There are many beauty products available in the m…

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5 ‘organic products’ to treat acne

Some people are truly blessed with a beautiful and glowing skin that never wrinkles or have acne. But there are many people who are facing with acne or pimple problems – may be due…

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Agricultural Courses in India – Part 1

The demand for professionals in the agriculture sector is increasing day by day. Hence more people are showing their interest in the field but they aren’t aware of what all courses…

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Agricultural Courses in India – Part 2

India is an agriculture-based country and hence it is essential for the upcoming generation to pursue a career in the field to boost the country’s economy. In our previous article…

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All about IARI Scholarships

Call it scholarships or fellowship is a ‘financial assistance’ given to a student to help him/her in future education. Scholarships are also awarded to the post-graduate students a…

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Blooms once in 12 years & treasures the unknown: Kerala's pride, ‘Neelakurinji’

If Kerala was ever in your wish list, then the wait is finally over with ‘Neelakurinji’ blooming in Munnar after 12 years. Kurinji is actually a flower and Neela means ‘Blue’ and N…

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Agritourism is where ‘agriculture’ and ‘tourism’ meet offering people an amazing learning experience, whether it is a farm tour, a festival celebration or dessert-making class. Far…

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List of top Agricultural Universities in the World

If you are keen to pursue a career in agriculture, forestry and allied fields then learn about the world's best universities with the QS World University Rankings 2019. It is impor…

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Have a look at World’s most beautiful Tea Plantations

Are you a tea lover…if yes then visiting some of the most beautiful tea plantations would be a wonderful experience for you. While on such trips you can spend a lot of time at the…

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EIMA exposes the most innovative agri machinery in Italy

EIMA International 2018 was held from 7th to 11th November 2018 in Bologna, Italy. The event showcased various products from the Agriculture and Forestry industry, which included A…

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