Accelerating Investments in Climate Smart Agriculture- GAC 19

Accelerating Investments in Climate Smart Agriculture- GAC 19

Climate change, the most pressing global issue, affects ecosystems, economic structures and the livelihoods dependent on them, thus threatening global food security. Given agricult…

‘Sugar Free’ Becomes ‘Sweetener Partner’ of 7th World Tea Coffee Expo to be Held in Mumbai

‘Sugar Free’ Becomes ‘Sweetener Partner’ of 7th World Tea Coffee Expo to be Held in Mumbai

India’s market leader in sugar substitutes category ‘Sugar Free’ has associated itself with the 7th World Tea Coffee Expo 2019 as “Sweetener Partner”. To be held from 21 – 23 Nov 2…

Right Application of Fertilizers is Essential to Get Healthy Food

Right Application of Fertilizers is Essential to Get Healthy Food

There are general agreements among researchers and policy makers for increasing the use of fertilizers, improved soil fertility management practices and improved seeds and technolo…

Central Institute for Women in Agriculture Celebrates Mahila Kisan Diwas

Central Institute for Women in Agriculture Celebrates Mahila Kisan Diwas

Central Institute for Women in Agriculture, Bhubaneswar celebrated Mahila Kisan Diwas on 15 October, 2019. Dr. P. K. Agarwal, Hon’ble Vice-Chancellor of OUAT, Bhubaneswar graced th…

‘Eat Right Jacket’ and ‘Eat Right Jhola’ Launched on World Food Day 2019

‘Eat Right Jacket’ and ‘Eat Right Jhola’ Launched on World Food Day 2019

“By motivating key players in the system who can reach out to people at large, we can reach out to each and every individual. We have to include every section of the society so tha…

India, Netherlands Can Work Together in Agriculture, Food Security, Water Management & Climate Change

India, Netherlands Can Work Together in Agriculture, Food Security, Water Management & Climate Change

Inaugurating the 25th edition of DST-CII India Netherlands Technology Summit at New Delhi by His Majesty King Willem-Alexander of The Netherlands and Union Minister for Science & T…

Netherlands to Help Indian Farmers Improve Farm Productivity

Netherlands to Help Indian Farmers Improve Farm Productivity

Netherlands is the world’s second largest exporter of agriculture and food products. In 2018 its total agricultural exports were worth 90 billion Euros but that’s not the reason wh…

Two Diagnostic ELISA Kits for Controlling Swine & Detection of Antigen Released

Two Diagnostic ELISA Kits for Controlling Swine & Detection of Antigen Released

Dr. Trilochan Mohapatra, Secretary (DARE) & DG (ICAR) and Atul Chaturvedi, Secretary, Department of Animal Husbandry, Government of India released 2 Diagnostic ELISA Kits for the c…

Piyush Goyal Calls for Discipline and Professionalism in Cooperative Sector

Piyush Goyal Calls for Discipline and Professionalism in Cooperative Sector

Union Minister for Commerce and Industries, Piyush Goyal has called for discipline and professionalism in the cooperative sector. While addressing the closing ceremony of “India I…

10th National Seed Congress 2019 - Quality Seed for Farmers' Prosperity

10th National Seed Congress 2019 - Quality Seed for Farmers' Prosperity

Seed is the basic and crucial input for sustained growth in agricultural production. Seeds are not only the repository of the genetic potential of crop species, but are also the ca…

Need to Develop Suitable Models for Minimizing Feed Cost for Rearing of Low Input Birds: Giriraj Singh

Need to Develop Suitable Models for Minimizing Feed Cost for Rearing of Low Input Birds: Giriraj Singh

Union Minister of Fisheries, Animal Husbandry & Dairying, Giriraj Singh visited the ICAR-Directorate of Poultry Research in Hyderabad.   During his visit, the Minister urged scien…

Proper Feeding of Livestock Plays an Important Role: Secretary, Department of Animal Husbandry & Dairying

Proper Feeding of Livestock Plays an Important Role: Secretary, Department of Animal Husbandry & Dairying

Atul Chaturvedi, I.A.S., Secretary, Department of Animal Husbandry & Dairying, Government of India visited the ICAR-National Institute of Animal Nutrition and Physiology in Bengalu…

'Farmbeats' Can Tell the Health and Condition of Your Farm

'Farmbeats' Can Tell the Health and Condition of Your Farm

With the help of Artificial Intelligence, Microsoft & United States of America's Agriculture scientists are working to see the beats of farms by touching and testing the green leav…

Online Version of Journal of Sugarcane Research Launched

Online Version of Journal of Sugarcane Research Launched

Dr. S.K. Singh, Director, Directorate of Knowledge Management in Agriculture, ICAR, New Delhi launched the Online Version of “Journal of Sugarcane Research  (JSR)” at the ICAR-Suga…

28th Annual Group Meeting of AICRP on Floriculture Held at Kerala Agricultural University

28th Annual Group Meeting of AICRP on Floriculture Held at Kerala Agricultural University

The ICAR-Directorate of Floricultural Research, Pune organized the 28th Annual Group Meeting of AICRP on Floriculture at the Kerala Agricultural University, Vellanikkara, Thrissur,…

‘Jagriti Beej Sevika’, Tribal Women Employed in Establishment of Seed Industry

‘Jagriti Beej Sevika’, Tribal Women Employed in Establishment of Seed Industry

The Regional Research Station (RRS) and Krishi Vigyan Kendra (KVK), Malda of the ICAR-Central Institute of Subtropical Horticulture has started a programme on quality seed producti…

First Ever India International Cooperatives Trade Fair Starts Tomorrow in Delhi

First Ever India International Cooperatives Trade Fair Starts Tomorrow in Delhi

The first ever ‘India International Cooperatives Trade Fair’ (IICTF) is going to be held at Pragati Maidan, New Delhi from 11th till 13thOctober, 2019. As 94 percent of total farme…

Kailash Choudhary Visits ICAR-Central Institute of Temperate Horticulture in Srinagar

Kailash Choudhary Visits ICAR-Central Institute of Temperate Horticulture in Srinagar

Shri Kailash Choudhary, Union Minister of State for Agriculture & Farmers’ Welfare visited the ICAR-Central Institute of Temperate Horticulture, Srinagar. The Minister applauded…

Post Harvest Losses Can Be Reduced By Solar-Powered Cooling

Post Harvest Losses Can Be Reduced By Solar-Powered Cooling

Rotting or ripening of fruits and vegetables is a big problem. The freshness of these fruits and vegetables gets lost before reaching the consumers. And the main problem is non ava…

Is Egg Good for Diabetes?

Is Egg Good for Diabetes?

Are eggs really good for health and if yes how much eggs should be consumed in a day? In the year 2018, a study  has suggested that regularly eating eggs could improve fasting bloo…

Recent Advancements & New Ideas on Sustainable Coldwater Fisheries Development of India Discussed

Recent Advancements & New Ideas on Sustainable Coldwater Fisheries Development of India Discussed

The ICAR-Directorate of Coldwater Fisheries Research, Bhimtal and the Coldwater Fisheries Society of India had jointly organized a National Symposium on “Coldwater Fisheries Develo…

Innovative Edible-Skin Bananas ‘KIREI’ Produced by Japan

Innovative Edible-Skin Bananas ‘KIREI’ Produced by Japan

While eating Banana, generally we throw away the Banana Peel. Banana peels, or any peels for that matter, are usually discarded before eating the fruit. But have you ever stopped t…

How Different Countries Will Celebrate World Egg Day on 11th October 2019

How Different Countries Will Celebrate World Egg Day on 11th October 2019

Every year World Egg Day is celebrated on the second Friday of October. This year it will be celebrated on 11th October 2019. It is a unique opportunity to help raise awareness of…

National Fertilizer Limited (NFL) Achieves 25 Percent Sales Growth

National Fertilizer Limited (NFL) Achieves 25 Percent Sales Growth

The National Fertilizers Limited (NFL) had achieved record sales at 27 lakh tonnes during the first half of the current financial year. The company’s fertilizer sales stood at 21.…

Seed is an Essential Commodity; States should have Power to Regulate and Fix the Price

Seed is an Essential Commodity; States should have Power to Regulate and Fix the Price

ASHA, an umbrella organization of scientists and associations working in the sustainable agriculture space said the proposed amendments to the Seed Bill should protect and uphold f…

Researchers Develop Self-cleaning Coating Material from Rice Husk

Researchers Develop Self-cleaning Coating Material from Rice Husk

Corrosion is a big problem the world over and is said to cost around $2.5 trillion globally, which is equal to 3.4 percent of global GDP. The organic coating material developed b…

ICAR-Indian Institute of Vegetable Research Celebrates 29th Foundation Day

ICAR-Indian Institute of Vegetable Research Celebrates 29th Foundation Day

The ICAR-Indian Institute of Vegetable Research, Varanasi celebrated its 29th Foundation Day.   The Chief Guest, Professor Arvind Kumar, Vice-Chancellor, Rani Lakshmi Bai Central A…

Role of AI in Providing Food Security to Large Population of India

Role of AI in Providing Food Security to Large Population of India

The ICAR-Central Arid Zone Research Institute, Jodhpur recently celebrated its 61st Foundation Day.   In the Foundation Day Lecture on “Artificial Intelligence (AI) in Agriculture”…

Adopt Integrated Farming to Make Agriculture More Profitable: Kailash Choudhary

Adopt Integrated Farming to Make Agriculture More Profitable: Kailash Choudhary

Kailash Choudhary, Union Minister of State for Agriculture & Farmers’ Welfare visited the ICAR-Directorate of Rapeseed-Mustard Research, Bharatpur.   During his interaction with…

Will There be A Decline in Crop Yield in Future?

Will There be A Decline in Crop Yield in Future?

India’s population is likely to increase to 1.65 billion by 2050, overtaking China as the world’s most populous nation. The above-mentioned vision undermines India’s capacity to me…

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