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ICAR Develops Two New Varieties of Chickpeas - Pusa Chickpea 10216 and Super Annigeri 1

ICAR Develops Two New Varieties of Chickpeas - Pusa Chickpea 10216 and Super Annigeri 1

The Indian Council of Agricultural Research (ICAR) today said that two superior chickpea varieties has been developed through molecular breeding and they are best suited for cultiv…

‘Live Feed’ for Shrimp & Ornamental Fishes Developed by Rajiv Gandhi Centre for Aquaculture

‘Live Feed’ for Shrimp & Ornamental Fishes Developed by Rajiv Gandhi Centre for Aquaculture

The Rajiv Gandhi Centre for Aquaculture (RGCA) has developed a live feed that can help in reducing India’s dependence on imports from China and the US. Artemia, the main live feed…

Easy and Fast Growing Vegetables in Pots

Easy and Fast Growing Vegetables in Pots

Growing your own vegetables is not just healthy and economic but also fun. You can grow vegetables very easily in your kitchen garden and if you don’t have a backyard then also you…

PM-Kisan Yojana: Agriculture Ministry to Release First Two Instalments by 30th September

PM-Kisan Yojana: Agriculture Ministry to Release First Two Instalments by 30th September

The Agriculture Ministry has been asked to ensure quick release of the first two instalments for this year under Pradhan Mantri Kisan Samman Nidhi Yojana as the Centre looks at mea…

DeHaat Collaborates with Coca Cola to Work with Litchi Farmers in India

DeHaat Collaborates with Coca Cola to Work with Litchi Farmers in India

‘DeHaat’, an AgriTech platform said that it has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with Coca Cola India to work with more than 50,000 litchi growers in east India. It furth…

South Korea’s Top Agrochemical Company Launches Herbicide ‘Critel’ in India

South Korea’s Top Agrochemical Company Launches Herbicide ‘Critel’ in India

FarmHannong, South Korea’s leading Agrochemical Corporation has announced the launch of its herbicide Critel® (Metamifop) in India with its local partner & distributor FMC.

10 Farmers of Punjab Honoured for Significant Contribution in Paddy Straw Management

10 Farmers of Punjab Honoured for Significant Contribution in Paddy Straw Management

Indian Council of Agricultural Research (ICAR) together with the Department of Agriculture & Farmers Welfare, Government of India had organized national conference of farmers on Pr…

Delhiites Will Soon Get Relief from Hot and Humid Weather; Rainfall in Central India Will Continue Till Weekend

Delhiites Will Soon Get Relief from Hot and Humid Weather; Rainfall in Central India Will Continue Till Weekend

Weather report India: The Northern part of the country may witness light to moderate rainfall especially in states like Uttarakhand and some parts of Northwest Uttar Pradesh. Meanw…

INI Farms Joins Hands with Munger Farms for Cultivation of Blueberries

INI Farms Joins Hands with Munger Farms for Cultivation of Blueberries

Horticulture Company INI Farms & USA-based Munger Farms have entered into a Joint Venture (JV) to grow blueberries in India and export pomegranates. The two companies have selected…

Apollo Tyre Shines at Agri Asia

Apollo Tyre Shines at Agri Asia

Apollo Tyres, a leading tyre manufacture in India participated in the 9th Agri Asia held in Gandhinagar, Gujarat on 6th to 8th September 2019. Agri Asia is considered to be Gujarat…

PM Modi Will Launch Pension Schemes for Farmers, Traders from Ranchi Today

PM Modi Will Launch Pension Schemes for Farmers, Traders from Ranchi Today

Prime Minister Narendra Modi today (12th September 2019) will dedicate the 'Pradhan Mantri Kisan Maandhan Yojana', a pension scheme to the nation from Ranchi in Jharkhand. Under t…

Government Launches Multilingual Mobile Application ‘CHC Farm Machinery’ for Farmers

Government Launches Multilingual Mobile Application ‘CHC Farm Machinery’ for Farmers

Now farmers will get affordable access to advanced technology at their doorsteps. During a National Conference on Crop Residue Management in New Delhi on Monday (9th September 2019…

PM Kisan Maandhan Yojana: How Farmers Can Get Rs 3000 Pension Per Month; Check Eligibility & Method to Apply

PM Kisan Maandhan Yojana: How Farmers Can Get Rs 3000 Pension Per Month; Check Eligibility & Method to Apply

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi is ready to launch a pension scheme for small & marginal farmers of the country. Under the scheme that will be launched tomorrow (September 12)…

Agriculture Jobs 2019: Applications Invited for 280 Assistant Agriculture Officers; Check Age, Eligibility, Pay Scale, Other Details

Agriculture Jobs 2019: Applications Invited for 280 Assistant Agriculture Officers; Check Age, Eligibility, Pay Scale, Other Details

The Uttarakhand Subordinate Service Selection Commission (UKSSSC) has invited online applications for the recruitment of Assistant Agriculture Officer Class-3 (Group 'C'). Total 28…

Government to Buy Apples Directly From Farmers in Jammu & Kashmir

Government to Buy Apples Directly From Farmers in Jammu & Kashmir

Now apples grown in Jammu & Kashmir will be purchased directly from farmers by the government-run National Agricultural Cooperative Marketing Federation of India Ltd (NAFED) and th…

Mr. M.C. Dominic Honored with 'Sardar Vallabbhai Patel National Krishi Jeevan Gaurav Puraskar 2019'

Mr. M.C. Dominic Honored with 'Sardar Vallabbhai Patel National Krishi Jeevan Gaurav Puraskar 2019'

We are glad to inform you that the Founder and Editor-in-chief of Krishi Jagran, Mr. M.C. Dominic was awarded the prestigious ‘Sardar Vallabbhai Patel’ National Krishi Jeevan Gaura…

State Bank of India to Provide MUDRA Loans to Broiler Farmers in Kerala

State Bank of India to Provide MUDRA Loans to Broiler Farmers in Kerala

The State Bank of India (SBI), Thiruvananthapuram has entered into an agreement with the Kudumbashree Broiler Farmers Producers Company & Kudumbashree Mission for funding poultry f…

Heavy Rainfall in Madhya Pradesh, Mumbai for Next Few Days; Schools, Colleges to Remain Close

Heavy Rainfall in Madhya Pradesh, Mumbai for Next Few Days; Schools, Colleges to Remain Close

Weather Report: Mumbai witnessed a wet weekend and according to weather department more rains are likely today (9 September 2019). However, conditions would ease from tomorrow, the…

PM Modi to Launch Farmers’ Pension Scheme in Ranchi Next Week

PM Modi to Launch Farmers’ Pension Scheme in Ranchi Next Week

Prime Minister Narendra Modi is set to launch the farmers’ pension scheme, Pradhan Mantri Kisan Maan-Dhan Yojana (PM-KMY) on 12th September 2019 from Ranchi with a subscriber base…

India Likely to Have Bumper Production of Foodgrains as Condition of Kharif is Good: Agri Minister

India Likely to Have Bumper Production of Foodgrains as Condition of Kharif is Good: Agri Minister

Agriculture Minister Narendra Singh Tomar on Thursday (5th September 2019) said that the condition of Kharif or summer-sown crops is good and India is likely to have bumper product…

Weather Report: Rainfall to Continue in Odisha, Kerala, Karnataka, Gujarat; Air Quality in Delhi to Deteriorate

Weather Report: Rainfall to Continue in Odisha, Kerala, Karnataka, Gujarat; Air Quality in Delhi to Deteriorate

Beginning with South India - a frail off-shore Trough is extending from South Konkan & Goa to Kerala, hence there could be moderate rainfall with one or two heavy spells over Keral…

Rs 13,500 crore Livestock Disease Control Scheme to be Launched By PM Modi Next Week

Rs 13,500 crore Livestock Disease Control Scheme to be Launched By PM Modi Next Week

On 11th September 2019, Prime Minister Narendra Modi will launch a-Rs 13,500-crore central scheme to control diseases in livestock, mainly foot & mouth disease (FMD) and brucellosi…

Germany to Ban Use of Glyphosate Weedkiller by 2023

Germany to Ban Use of Glyphosate Weedkiller by 2023

Germany joins Belgium, Austria, Croatia, Cyprus, Italy, Greece, Luxembourg and Malta in recognizing the need to phase out glyphosate-based weedkillers till 2023. The decision that…

Cochin University of Science & Technology Obtains Patent for Banana Plant Protection Device

Cochin University of Science & Technology Obtains Patent for Banana Plant Protection Device

Cochin University of Science and Technology, also known as Cusat has received Indian patent for twenty years for its Portable Agriculture Network System (PANS) planned to defend fl…

Central Institute of Subtropical Horticulture Develops 'Medicine' to Save Banana Crops

Central Institute of Subtropical Horticulture Develops 'Medicine' to Save Banana Crops

The Central Institute of Subtropical Horticulture (CISH) has developed a bio-formulant to protect banana crops from fungal infection 'fusarium oxysporum TR4', or Panama Wilt that i…

Uttar Pradesh Government Will Cover 29 million Farmers Under PM-Kisan Scheme by End of This Month

Uttar Pradesh Government Will Cover 29 million Farmers Under PM-Kisan Scheme by End of This Month

The Government of Uttar Pradesh is planning to cover 29 million farmers under the Pradhan Mantri Kisan Samman Nidhi (PM-KISAN) scheme by the end of September. The state, which is r…

Centre to Invest Rs 25,000 crore in Next 3-5 years to Revamp Fisheries Sector

Centre to Invest Rs 25,000 crore in Next 3-5 years to Revamp Fisheries Sector

In order to achieve the objective of real goals of the ambitious Blue Revolution project, the Centre has lined up Rs25,000 crore investments in various sectors of fisheries in the…

Lignin from Agricultural Waste Helps Make Useful Nanocomposites

Lignin from Agricultural Waste Helps Make Useful Nanocomposites

Agricultural waste can have several useful applications. Scientists at the Centre of Innovative and Applied Bio-processing (CIAB), Punjab have developed a lignin-based nanocomposit…

Weather Today: These Central & Northeast States of India Will Receive Heavy Rainfall Along with Thunderstorm

Weather Today: These Central & Northeast States of India Will Receive Heavy Rainfall Along with Thunderstorm

To begin with weather in Mumbai, the city witnessed good rainfall on the occasion of Ganesh Chaturthi on Monday. Since a long time, Mumbai rains had remained absent with just very…

Stevia Cultivation is Opening Up New Avenue for Crop Diversification in Uttar Pradesh

Stevia Cultivation is Opening Up New Avenue for Crop Diversification in Uttar Pradesh

A decade ago, Ram Bahadur Yadav, 48, a resident of Chhaprey village in Sultanpur district of Uttar Pradesh was a depressed man. He was not unable to clear the civil services entran…

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