Dr. Sangeeta Soi

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Pradhan Mantri Fasal Bima Yojana

Agriculture production and farm incomes in India are frequently affected by natural disasters such as droughts, floods, cyclones, storms, landslides, earthquakes etc. Susceptibilit…

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Grameen Ambulance - Aryabhatt Institute of Technology, Karnal

Ambulance, as it is known to us to transport patients to hospitals, is in service since 1487 first used by SPANISH. Thereafter, due to the good advancement of technology a few mode…

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MSP for Kharif crops to be announced next week

Prime Minister in his announcement on Friday said that farmers demand for the increase in MSP will be announced next week. MSP for 2018-19 would be 50 percent more than the current…

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Crop loan of Rs 10000 to all distressed farmers

The national banks performance is a cause of serious concern. Unless national banks double their efforts in the next two weeks, it would be impossible to meet the target of 95 per…

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Tree plantation drive at Rajghat and Smritisthal

In a significant decision taken last week in a meeting chaired by Sh. Hardeep Puri, MoS(I/C), Housing and Urban Affairs it was decided that the NBCC/CPWD will re-work the design an…

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Green Revolution — ‘Krishonnati Yojana’

The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs, chaired by the Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi has given its approval for the Umbrella Scheme, "Green Revolution – Krishonnati Yojana"…

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Decontrol of Molasses –Plead by UP Sugar Mills

Despite market glut and record sugar production translating in record molasses production and unsold inventory, molasses is a highly regulated commodity in UP. For relevant new:…

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MSP hike – from dreams to reality

The MSP for Rs 200 will raise common variety paddy, the most important Kharif crop, over last year’s Rs 1,550 per quintal, said the government. That works out a 13 percent increase…

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Agriculture in J&K – Information from ministry

As per the quote of agriculture minister Jammu and Kashmir has increased the production of some important crops since last few years like paddy, maize, vegetables and saffron. For…

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Millet, highest in MSP

The new MSP announced on Wednesday is on only Kharif crop for kharif marketing season beginning in 14 kharif (summer-sown) crops for the 2018-19 marketing season for October month.…

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Fall in tea production-Prices rise

Owing to rainfall, tea production in Assam has declined and thus leads to rise in prices. Tea production in Assam, which accounts for over 50 per cent of the annual production i…

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M & M – “The festival of Mango”

With the arrival of monsoon what come in mind is the pleasant, cool, breezy showers and it would be an amazing delight if added with a colourful juicy, sweet sometimes tangy taste…

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Status of Kharif crops sowing

The total sown area as on 6th July, 2018, as per reports received from States, stands at 333.76 lakh hectares as compared to 388.89 lakh hectares at this time last year.

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Gm crop- A voice against oppositions

Richard J.Roberts, the 1993 Nobel laureate for Medicine is willing to go to great lengths to get backers for his case. Richard the atheist has turned to Roberts is also faith in an…

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IFFCO partners with South Korean firm

IFFCO is large-scale fertiliser cooperative federation in India, which is registered as Multistate Cooperative Society. It is one of India’s biggest cooperative society that is who…

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International Workshop on “Antimicrobial Resistance and Strategies for its Mitigation”

A four days International Workshop Focusing on “Antimicrobial Resistance and Strategies for its Mitigation” was inaugurated by S. Balbir Singh Sidhu, Cabinet Minister, Animal Husba…

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Union Minister shri Arun Jaitley calls for cooperative federalism in agriculture sector

Applauding NABARD’s initiatives in promotion of Farmer Producer Organisations (FPOs) in line with Centre’s call for doubling farmers’ income by 2022, Union Minister Shri ArunJaitle…

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Tree of 40 fruits

The Tree of 40 fruit" is Van Aken's creation, a single tree that can produce 40 different stone fruits, or fruit with pits, including peaches, apricots, plums, cherries and nectari…

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Tomato can cause allergy

Have you ever heard of tomatoes causing allergies.We generally consume tomatoes for its nutritive value but according to new finding, According to a recent study, tomatoes (Solanum…

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90th ICAR Foundation Day and ICAR Award Ceremony

On 16th July 2018, New Delhi,Shri Radha Mohan Singh, Union Agriculture and Farmers Welfare Minister, while addressing the 90th ICAR Foundation Day and ICAR Award Ceremony said the…

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Haryana farmer will post MSP hike of 6k-18K

than the farming in Haryana is the most risk-free farming in the country. Elaborating, he said that the State Government has given compensation of about Rs 491 crore to farmers und…

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21,222 crore package for Vidharbh and Marathwada regions by Maharashtra government

The BJP-led Maharashtra government on Saturday announced a special package of Rs 212.22 billion for the backward regions of Vidarbha, Marathwada and North Maharashtra in the state.…

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Developmental path of Indian Agriculture

This information was given by the Minister of State in the Ministry of Agriculture & Farmers Welfare Shri. Parshottam Rupala yesterday in Rajya Sabha, that the Government is aim…

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New products by Insecticide India

Agro-chemical firm Insecticides India today said it has launched new products for cost effective control against pests and diseases for farmers in Punjab. The products will help f…

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Block level Agri advisory by IMD

Growing uncertainties of weather and climate pose a major threat to food security of the country and thus warrant for farmers empowerment of informed decision in agricultural risk…

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45 kg Urea bags

Urea, the commonly used and highly subsidised fertiliser, will be sold in the market in a 45-kg bag instead of 50-kg from this month, a move aimed to cut its consumption and promot…

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Medicinal Plant Garden established on Van Mahaotsav at Veterinary University by Ministry of AYUSH

To accomplish the objective of Green India Campaign, a plantation drive (Van Mahaotsav) was carried today at Guru Angad Dev Veterinary and Animal Sciences University, Ludhiana.

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Plantable Rakhi

Today, India is the second biggest producer of cotton globally. The East Asian region is the birthplace of two different species of cotton. Yet, more than 95% of the cotton grown h…

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Dr. Nanda dedicates achievements of institute to the whole Varsity family

'Sanman Smarpan Samaroh' was organized at Guru Angad Dev Veterinary & Animal Sciences University, (GADVASU) Ludhiana to dedicate the achievements of the institute to the whole fami…

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Flood resistant rice varieties in 19 Assam districts

This is for the first time that the two flood-resistant varieties are being tested on a major scale. The two varieties were notified in March this year. Swarna Sub-1 variety was in…

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Cumin will break price records this year

Ncdex, National Commodity and derivative exchange has told that the August future prices of cumin is going to rise by 25% in 2 months which can reach upto be 201.95 Rs on Tuesday.…

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Dr. Y.S.R Horticulture University ranked best by ICAR.

ICAR has ranked Dr. Y.S.R. horticulture University as the top agriculture university in Andhra Pradesh. Vice Chancellor of the university A.P. Chiranjeev Chowdary told The Hindu th…

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Kharif plantation 2018- A report

Summary: Typically, kharif plantation covers 106 million hectares area every year between June to September.According to our latest reports already 81% area has been covered . Sout…

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Himachal Apple Crisis might hurt customer’s pocket

Jammu and Kashmir being the largest producer of Indian apple will produce 17 lakh tonnes of apple this year which will incombat the supply from Himachal Paradesh. Senior officer fr…

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At the ramparts of JNU: Mission 2022, Empowering New Rural India

Keeping these emerging issues at present time relevant to sustainable development and empowerment of rural India, RASSA is now organising one day ‘National Conference on Rural Empo…

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Independence day celebration at GADVASU

72nd Independence Day was celebrated at Guru Angad Dev Veterinary and Animal Sciences University (GADVASU), Ludhiana with great enthusiasm. Dr. AS Nanda, Vice– Chancellor, GADVAS…

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VCI announces admission for BVSc. programme under All India (15%) Quota Seats

Department of Animal Husbandry, Dairying and Fisheries, Ministry of Agriculture and Farmers Welfare, Govt of India has invited attention of the eligible candidates who have registe…

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AGRITECHNICA ASIA and Horti ASIA , Thailand - A curtain raiser

Krishi Jagran is official media partner at Agritechnica Asia 2018 and Hortiasia 2018 took place on 20th August at 9:30-11:30 hrs in front of Hall EH98, Bangkok International T…

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Second day of Krishi India 2018 expo/Wellness India 2018

Krishi Jagran as the media partner at the show has brought informations and knowledge to benefit the farmers and agriculture peoples. Glimpses from the second day were not unnotice…

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Vet Varsity declares result of entrance test for Diploma course

Guru Angad Dev Veterinary and Animal Sciences University declared result of entrance test for admission to Diploma in Veterinary Science and Animal Health Technology program. The r…

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Regional Conference on Motivating and Attracting Youth in Agriculture

With an expected rise in global population to around 8.0 billion by 2025 on one hand and the ageing agriculture profession coupled with waning interest of youth on the other, is a…

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Conference by TAAS leads to MAYA's road map-Day 2

Keeping in mind the present situation of country and fulfilling the dream of our honourable Prime Minister, A two day conference is organized by the Trust for Advancement of Agric…

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GADVASU organizes training on Fish farming

College of Fisheries (COF) of Guru Angad Dev Veterinary and Animal Sciences University, Ludhiana organized a five day training programme on “Fish Farming”. 35 participants includin…

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The meaning of GURU

Teaching fraternity is very important part of society. Parallel word of teacher in Indian languages is GURU which means the one who dispels the darkness and takes towards light. Th…

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Hazare to go on Hunger Strike seeking pension for Farmers

The 80 year old social activist Anna Hazare is still on the zeal to fulfill government’s dream of enhancing farmer’s income in his own way. Hats off to this man who has declared t…

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More methane from Biogas by breaking ‘Fatbergs’

FOG is a terrific source of organic material that microorganisms can feed on to produce methane gas, which is a valuable, renewable energy source. But if it’s too rich in organics,…

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'Stubble burning' check with just 500 machines in Punjab

Punjab which saw stubble burning problem since long has been facing lots of debates and discussions. Last year, around 43,800 stubble burning cases were reported after the paddy ha…

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Krishi Jagran participates in Delhi governments' Mega Plantation Drive

Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal launched a mega tree plantation drive across Delhi/ NCR in which school children, NGO’s, general public, Government institutions participated. The…

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Cashier-free ‘Watasale’ store opens; just walk in, pick product & go

A customer can now walk in, pick the products and leave. They don't need to worry about paying and scanning. For this just download the ‘Watasale’ app on your phone and register u…

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German woman shelters 1500 injured, destitute cows

In India, cows are considered to be sacred hence people are quite sensitive about them. But the question here is that do people really care for the cows? Do they really see Lord Kr…

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WhatsApp trick allows user send message without saving number

WhatsApp started as an alternative to SMS. It is an important part of our day to day lives. The app supports sending and receiving a variety of media such as text, photos, videos,…

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Make compost & incense sticks with floral waste

Every day we go to temples with lots of flowers to offer it to God so that he fulfills our desires. But there are many shrines that dump these flowers in landfills or waterways. Re…

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Weeds as medicinal plant

Medicinal plants are not just a major resource base for the traditional medicine and herbal industry but it also provides livelihood and health security to many people in India. Go…

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GADVASU conducts training on ‘surgical skill enhancement for animals’

The Department of Veterinary Surgery and Radiology, Guru Angad Dev Veterinary and Animal Sciences University is conducting a training programme on “Enhancing core and advanced comp…

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Pashu mela will encourage farmers to adopt livestock on scientific lines

Guru Angad Dev Veterinary and Animal Sciences University (GADVASU), Ludhiana will organize two days ‘Silver Jubilee’ Pashu Palan Mela on September 20 and 21. Dr. AS Nanda, Vice Cha…

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Andhra Government issues notice on Glyphosate ban

Glyphosate is a commonly used herbicide that controls broadleaf weeds and grasses. It has long been in controversies for the damage it causes to human beings. Its consumption in fo…

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Krishi Jagran’s Tamil portal launched

Krishi Jagran, the 23 year old agri-media group has launched its fifth digital portal in Tamil language today at its Delhi office. Dr. J.P. Sharma, Joint Director (Extension), I.A.…

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How to make ‘Vermicompost’

Vermicompost acts as a fertilizer for organically deprived soil which can be replenished using the nutrients present in the compost thus making it more useful for plants. A vermic…

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Krishi Jagran at Agritex 2018 India – Conference and Exhibition

Department of Agriculture & Food Processing Industries commends AGRITEX. The 6th Edition of Agritex India will be held in conjunction with Food Processing India. This dynamic event…

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Krishi Jagran at ‘104th All India Farmers Fair Agro Industrial Exhibition’

Popularly Known as Harbinger of Green Revolution in India Has made significant achievement in producing high yielding disease resistant crop varieties techniques of crop producti…

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List of state wise GI tagged products in India

The word GI is an indication of the geographical location which indicates the product associated with certain area or region. Actually it has become a trademark of that region and…

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Chairman Kwality Dairy shares his valuable experience with Krishi Jagran

Kwality Ltd is one of the leading processor and handler of dairy products in India. It produces various types of dairy products such as Milk, Ghee, Butter, Milk powder, Curd, Yogur…

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MSP hike on wheat could not relieve farmer’s distress

On October 3, the government increased the MSP of wheat by Rs 105 per quintal, 6 percent more than last year, to improve the income of farmers. Despite this increase, the current M…

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Krishi Jagran in Japan for the biggest Agri Expo 2018

Japan is a majestic country full of innovations and technologies, which will be organizing one of the biggest agriculture exhibitions in the World from 10 to 12 October. Krishi Jag…

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8th AGRI WORLD Expo kicks off in Japan

AGRI WORLD 2018, Asia’s leading trade show for all kinds of agriculture materials and technologies started today in Japan. This biannual agriculture expo (Osaka in May and Tokyo in…

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NASA satellite spot garbage burning in Delhi NCR

The Environmental Pollution Control Authority (EPCA) said that the photographs of NASA have been shown in red color in Delhi-NCR's areas like Gurugram, Narela, Najafgarh and Bawana…

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10 Startups for Climate Smart Technologies & Innovations in agriculture

The challenges faced by agriculture are no less nowadays. Climate change one big challenge in agriculture that needs to be addressed seriously as it affects various sectors of agri…

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Eat your shirt if hungry; Story of edible cotton

The research conducted at Texas A&M University by Professor Keerti Rathore has proved to be of high value as it can replace the short supply of food in near future. Yes, it is true…

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Reach out to affluent Farmers through Krishi Jagran Farmers’ Meet

Empower Farmers with Technology for Economic Prosperity & Sustainability September 2018 – February 2019 Eastern Zone (West Bengal, Odisha, Assam and Bihar) Sustainability is the ne…

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Escort introduces Automatic tractors

Escort tractor Ltd. company has been the pioneer in the technology of tractor automation and technology which has driven it to enforce the development of the range of farm machines…

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What “Green crackers” will bring this Diwali?

The Supreme Court while limiting the use of fireworks during all events from 8 to 10 pm window also instructed that only crackers with reduced emission and ‘green crackers’ can be…

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ICAR- I.A.R.I. organizes “Innovations and Entrepreneurship for Rural Prosperity: Doubling Farmers’ Incomes by 2022” On 2nd November, 2018

The brain storming session is jointly organised by ICAR- Indian Agricultural Research Institute, New Delhi in collaboration with National Innovation Foundation-India & VibhaVani, N…

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Glimpse of brainstorming on Doubling Farmer’s income by ICAR-IARI, NIF & Vibha Vani

The brain storming session on ‘Innovations and Entrepreneurship for Rural Prosperity: Doubling Farmers’ Incomes by 2022’ jointly organized by ICAR- Indian Agricultural Research In…

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Diwali greetings with ‘Green crackers’ from Krishi Jagran.

Krishi Jagran wishes our readers “A very happy and eco friendly Diwali” with lots of good wishes and green crackers to turn the surrounding green and making it worth living for com…

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Crop loss from dust of sponge iron plant in Andhra Pradesh

Sponge iron, or Directed Reduced Iron (DRI), is used in the production of steel. It is a process of extracting iron from iron ore. The process involves using gas, coal or dynamite…

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Fourth Farmer’s Protest: Kisaan Mukti March

Farmers from across the country-reportedly attached with more than 200 organisations arrived at Nizamuddin railway station, Delhi on Wednesday (28 November 2018). They had come to…

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Jharkhand to Become Nation's Organic Hub

The Chief Minister of Jharkhand Raghubar Das said that Jharkhand would become country's organic hub in order to promote organic farming on all the 24 districts. Regarding this, org…

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Vegetable oil and Animal fat as a Fuel for Aeroplanes

Vegetable oil byproducts from industrial food production as well as used cooking oil from restaurants are collected, with the whole mix then refined into a clear, clean-burning liq…

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Bee saving paper- A solution for Crop Pollination

It’s been a problem since years that bees which are the natural source of pollinators for our crops are getting extinct day by day resulting in the decreasing extent of variability…

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Artificial Intelligence for Success in Agriculture- Ram Nath Kovind

Speaking at the 13th edition of CII Agro Tech India-2018 in Chandigarh, President Kovind said, “Reinforcing what the Narendra Modi-led government has been propagating in their tenu…

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Tractors on CNG - Amendment of the Central Motor Vehicle Rules

On Tuesday, an amendment has been forwarded by Modi government to put forward a new law by replacing diesel and petrol in tractors, Power tillers and harvester by CNG, which can be…

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Nebraska power farming show - More than 60 new products at display.

The show held in the Lancaster Event Center, Nebraska Power Farming Show was held in December 4-6, 2018 in Lincoln, Nebraska, offered free parking and admission. The opening time w…

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Dhanuka Agritech - Solution for all kind of pests & diseases in crops

Dhanuka Agritech Limited is among the top five companies in India, in Brand sales. With more than 200 registrations and 500 active SKUs, the company has one of the largest market p…

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Delay in Harvest due to Rain in the U.S

The changes in U.S. weather may trigger the problems in harvest as storms next week may target the Corn Belt. Farmers were ready for harvest due to dry weather but it seems it will…

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Chhattisgarh, MP election results: Congress ahead in CG, BJP in MP

Counting of votes for Madhya Pradesh elections has begun at 8 am on Tuesday. The results of election will be declared today. There is neck to neck fight between BJP and Congress.

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10 Reasons for new government in MP

On Tuesday after the declaration of election results, it was clear that the farmers are in a situation of making a huge change in the status of political parties that are ruling in…

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Purification of Water from Sunlight- A new finding

Researchers from Martin Luther University Halle-Wittenberg (MLU) in Germany introduced a new approach which only required a green light-emitting diode as the sole energy source. Vi…

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Food Show India 2019; Exhibition on Food Processor & Food Processing Machinery

FOOD SHOW INDIA 2019,” is being organized by Chirag Agri Ventures Pvt Ltd., promoted by Food Outlook Magazine and Online Portal www.foodoutlook.net.

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1st National Genetics Congress (NGC) held at I.A.R.I Pusa

The Indian Society of Genetics and Plant Breeding (ISGPB) will be organizing a series of Genetics Congress for the geneticists and breeders of India from 14 to 16 December 2018 at…

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ASSOCHAM awards Dhanuka Agritech with ‘Water Management Excellence Award’ 2018

Awarded under the category- Excellence in the field of water education and awareness The company celebrates World Water Week every year for promoting water sustenance

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Dhanuka Agritech Ltd. organizes “Krishak Goshthi” to promote PM’s vision of Doubling Farmer’s Income by 2022

New Delhi, July 10, 2018: Dhanuka Agritech Limited, India’s leading agrochemicals company, organized a ‘Krishak Goshthi’ in Shahjahanpur, Uttar Pradesh. The meet highlighted variou…

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Silo storage- Solution for warehouses

Silos, a new concept warehouses are famous nowadays for their scientific method of storing grains which preserve them for longer time. Storing food grains is gaining attraction in…

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Kolar Biogas Project

Myclimate and its local partner SKG Sangha are contributing to the reduction of greenhouse gas emissions and to less degradation of the forest. The carbon offset project “Kolar Bio…

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A Restaurant which fetches its veggies from rooftop

Businesswomen from Brunswick has planned rooftop aquaponics greenhouse to supply restaurants. The fruit of their labor is visible in a structure behind Tao Yuan on Pleasant Street,…

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How to earn lakhs by aromatic plant farming

As we know wheat and rice farming does not give returns more than 30,000 per acre instead growing aromatic plants and herbs like Ateesh, kuth, kutki, karanja, kapikachhu and shank…

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Treat Pest infestation with Cropex's Ecofit

As we know that present era is of organic farming. Chemicals have affected our food chain to a greater extent which has been a problem to the overall sector. Cropex, a Bengaluru b…

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Cropex-‘ORCON’ the organic solution for crop diseases

Cropex, an organic agribusiness company established in 1998 has been a pioneer in the production of organic solution to various agriculture problems in the country. The focus of th…

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Delhi Milk Scheme in loss

According to the bid document , the agriculture ministry intends to hand over the operations and management of DMS to a profitable and professionally run cooperative dairy federati…

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Delay in cotton crop this season

Due to strict orders by the government, ban on the availability of seeds has been done for cotton and that’s the reason why crop sowing is delayed and its availability to the marke…

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Bhavantar Bharpayee Yojna Scheme for Bajra MSP hike

The millet is grown mainly by small farmers in semi-arid districts, especially in the southern part of the state where the priced basmati and paddy are difficult to cultivate. Bajr…

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Operation Green scheme now applicable in 8 states

A central scheme aimed to contain annual price distress of tomatoes, onion and potatoes. The Operation Green aims to promote farmer producers organizations, agri-logistics, process…

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Decline in Oilmeals export by 16 per cent in November

According to data published by the Solvent Extractors’ Association of India (SEA), the export of oilmeals during November 2018, provisionally reported at 311,739 tons compared to 3…

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Restriction on pulses import – India in stress at WTO meeting at Geneva

At the meeting of the WTO Committee on Agriculture (CoA) that took place in Geneva last month, Australia, in its submission noted that India’s QR of 100,000 tonnes of peas (includi…

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Rotavator- How it helps in the stubble burning and air pollution

When we talk about ploughing the soil, the days have gone when all the work was done manually in order to get the best out of it. Through this article, I hope I will make it clear…

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Power Tiller – Information regarding prices and subsidies

A power tiller is a machine used in agriculture which is very common nowadays but many of our farmers aren’t unaware about the subsidies and other important information available o…

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Happy Seeder and SMS combination can deal this burning pollution

The stubble left back by rice crops are burnt down to prepare fields for the sowing of wheat quickly. This is estimated to be a massive contributor to the smog that covers the capi…

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New best featured tractor-Mahindra Yuvo 475 DI, 42 HP Tractors

The new Mahindra tractor has a very advanced technique, powerful 4-cylinder engine, with all new features, transmission and advanced hydraulics that ensures faster and better perfo…

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Mulcher for your tractor - its prices and subsidies

Mulcher is an agricultural instrument that is run in fields by connecting it with a tractor. This special instrument is a very simple and reliable tool for cutting trees, gardens a…

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Seed cum Fertilizer Drill machine on 50 percent subsidy

Who does not want to save his time and money to survive in this era? Even our farmer is becoming modern at that pace. All equipment of such a grower has one seeded small fertilizer…

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Top five modern harvesting machines

Modern farming technology is used to improve the wide types of production practices employed by our farmers. It makes use of hybrid seeds of selected variety of a single crop, tech…

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Compost Sieving Machines

In order to avoid spending much on lawn fertiliser or moss killer there are applications where sieved compost is useful e.g. when used as a lawn top-dressing (i.e. raking in a thin…

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How to protect your Livestock in Winter for Good Production and Health?

In the months of December and January, there is an extreme metrological variation where recorded temperature deepens. In Punjab, the temperature is even in minus degrees. Dr. D.S.…

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Apple production & details

Agriculture is the main occupation of the people of Jammu and Kashmir. About 70% of total population of state depends directly or indirectly on agriculture. Apple and walnut are th…

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Earn 3 lakh in three months by Tulsi farming

Basil or sacred Tulsi is an excellent shrub and known as “queen of herbs” belongs to the family of “Lamiacea”. This plant has been cultivated for centuries in India for multiple u…

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Seeds of all varieties-The seed bank

A bank for seeds as ever been heard of! Yes. Here we are talking about seed bank to secure the future of Indian Agriculture. For similar inf.: http://www.krishijagran.com/news/env…

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Rashtriya Gokul Mission : Explained

Rashtriya Gokul Mission was launched in December 2014 for the development and conservation of indigenous bovine breeds for enhancing milk production and productivity through the i…

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Sikkim: Leader in Organic

India has already enjoyed four decades of post Green Revolution, with higher farm productivity stemming from the use of fertilizers and high-yielding seeds. Out this has brought…

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Changing faces of Tomato

Physiological disorders are abnormalities in vegetable economic parts that are abiotic in origin. Physiological disorders are distinguished from deficiencies of a single nutrient a…

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High potassium content will increase yield in paddy

Research have proved that paddy production can be increased several folds by increasing the potassium content in fertilizers. Belgium and Ireland have more production of paddy as c…

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All about Vertical Farming- Modern agriculture

Vertical farming is the practice of producing food and medicine in vertically stacked layers, vertically inclined surfaces and/or integrated in other structures such as in a skyscr…

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How and where to sell Aloe vera

An aloe plantation gives commercial yield from the second year to the fifth year of planting. Generally, 3-4 pickings per year can be taken up depending upon the growth of plants.…

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Steps involved in Aloe Vera propagation

People have always been curious to know if they can grow an aloe plant from a leaf cutting or not. Yes they can, but the most effective method of aloe plant propagation is from the…

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How to grow dragon fruit at your backyard

Wow!! What a nice fruit. Tasty and colorful, yes the latest fruit in market that can be easily grown at our backyard is the ‘dragon fruit’. Of course we all love to eat and enjoy i…

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21 Scientists attend ICAR training programme in Biostatistics

A-21 days ICAR sponsored Summer School on “Applied Aspects of Statistical Modelling and Inferences in Veterinary and Animal Sciences” was held in the Department of Animal Genetics…

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Hydroponics Vs Aquaponics

Hydroponics is the science for growing plants without soil. A method of growing plants without soil using mineral nutrient solutions in a water solvent. The nutrients in hydroponic…

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Sahiwal; cow with high milk fat content

Sahiwal is a breed of ‘Zebu cattle’ and is considered to be one of the best milch cattle breed in India. The breed has derived its name from the Sahiwal area in Montgomery distric…

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Grow plants without soil

Hydroponics, not a new technique but still a curious subject to go through as the agriculture advancement is entering the scientific interventions or one can say that agriculture i…

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10 Easy steps to grow Spirulina indoors

As science is progressing the diseases are equally expanding with fast pace with the increasing cases of dreadful diseases like cancer. Cancer has become the most dreadful disease…

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How to increase Wheat Yield

The two main yield components of wheat are - grain numbers per unit area and the individual grain weight. High yield can be achieved by increasing the correct leaf and shoot number…

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1 lakh from 1 acre : Business Opportunity from Spirulina in India

One example of a successful business initiative revolving around Spirulina production can be seen in Madurai, India. Here 15 women run a production facility of 40 Spirulina tanks.…

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Stevia set to rule intense sweetener market

The Stevia rebaudiana is commonly known as sweet leaf, sugar leaf, or simply Stevia. This is widely grown for its sweet leaves. Stevia and Sunflower belong to asteraceae family. Th…

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Top ten seed companies worldwide

Last year was the year of changes in seed company’s mergers and acquisitions as number of changes were visualized in the current situations. This has brought major changes in seed…

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Top varieties of wheat for this rabi season

Wheat the most staple crop of human origin has been in food habits of general population since centuries. We all consume it for our daily requirements of nutrients and fulfill our…

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How much NPK does soil need

NPK fertilizer is a mixture of mineral contents composed primarily of the three primary nutrients required for healthy plant growth. The word NPK stands for Nitrogen, Phosphorus an…

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Growing Stevia without land

Just because you live within the confines of an apartment or condominium doesn't mean you can't enjoy the benefits of stevia farming. This versatile plant can be grown either in po…

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How to start Aloe Vera cultivation

Aloe Vera (Aloe barbadensis) is a popular medicinal plant. It belongs to liliaceae family. It is a perennial plant, growing to the height of 1½ - 2½ ft. Its leaves are long and thi…

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How to get rid of Mealybugs

Have you ever noticed small cottony patches or a white insect on your plant? These small white insects are quite prevalent in green houses and indoor plants and are known as mealyb…

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State-wise list of FPOs on e-NAM

Farmer Producer Organization (FPO) is an entity formed by the farmers, producers, milkmen, fishermen, weavers, and craftsmen etc to facilitate the growers to sell and buy their pro…

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How to get ‘India Organic’ Certification

India Organic Certification is a label given to organic products after validation, which ensures that the product or raw materials used in the product were grown through organic fa…

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How to do protected cultivation of Carnation

It is one of the most important winter season flowers which is used as a cut flower, highly suitable for bedding, pots, edging. Flowers are single or double with various colours an…

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Treatment for Insects in Citrus Trees

Citrus trees are attacked by many pests. The world list of citrus insects and mites contains 823 species of which over 20 percent are found in India. In Punjab itself 22 species ha…

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How to make profit by protected cultivation of Rose

Rose cultivation should be focused on the selection of right variety of rose. Rose flower has a market both at national and international level as it is being used for various purp…

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Protected cultivation of Lilium

Lilium is the genus of herbaceous flowering plants growing from bulbs, all with large prominent flowers. Most species are native to the temperate northern hemisphere, though their…

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How to provide right nitrogen dose in Paddy by Leaf Colour Chart

Paddy is the most staple and nutritive food crop for world human population. Nitrogen (N) deserves a special status among the major nutrients and is the “mineral of life” for paddy…

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Are there any alternatives to Glycophosphate to kill the weeds

Nowadays Glycophosate is one of the most talked about herbicide which has been banned for the reasons varying. This is the cause of problem for farmers as weeds now need to be kill…

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How and where to get ‘Waste Decomposer’

As we know waste decomposer has been in use by our farmer friends since long but still there are problems in its availability. Farmers don’t know from where to get these waste deco…

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Precision Agriculture – Producing more with less

Precision Agriculture is the future of advanced farming system, which is far ahead of conventional farming practices. The word Precision here stands for site specific and thus it i…

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How to grow Chickpea?

The chickpea  (Cicer arietinum) is an annual legume of the family Fabacea, subfamily Faboidae. They are also known by the name gram or Bengal gram, garbanzo or garbanzo bean, and E…

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Small Scale options for Protected Cultivation

The Horticulture crops nurseries are now gradually being multiplied in substrates other than soil eliminating possibilities of spread of soil borne pathogens from infested soils, m…

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PUSA Soil test fertilizer recommendation meter kit (STFR)

An official kit for preparing soil health cards has been introduced by Ministry of Agriculture, Govt. of India. In association with Indian Agriculture Research Institute (IARI) Tec…

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Commercial Cultivation of Dendrobium Orchids

The genera of orchids which are commercially important are Cymbidium, Dendrobium, Phalaenopsis, Oncidium,Vanda, Mokara, Arachnis and Cattleya (Hew,1994 and Laws, 1995). Among these…

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Plant propagation – The art of cutting, grafting and budding

Plant propagation is “The art and science of multiplying plants by sexual or asexual means.”

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How to Get Your First Agricultural Loan?

In today’s world, it is unusual for a lender to provide a first loan to a person looking to buy a farm. More likely, a first loan might be used for livestock or equipment, but prob…

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Crops for Your Winter Vegetable Garden

As winter is coming so is the changes in our vegetable garden is required with flowers to vegetables. We have already spent a beautiful and colourful time with number of flowers an…

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How to Protect Your Plants from Frost and Freeze in winter?

As winters are approaching, you need to protect your plants from the cold damage that can cause big harm to crops. Frost occurs on clear, still nights. As the air temperature appro…

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3 Most Profitable Plants to Grow

Nowadays India has been facing lots of destruction in plantation still our farmers can earn a lot from growing plants and trees that can give them big returns. Among these plants t…

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Intercropping in Sugarcane

Intercropping is an age old practice of growing two or more crops simultaneously on the same piece of land. It is a technique of crop intensification in both time and space wherein…

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Herbal Antibiotic

Herbal healers to ward off colds and flu, clear infections have long used herbal antibiotics and speed wound healing. Now, they may be moving back into the mainstream as an alterna…

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Garlic- Health benefits

Revered in Egypt for its medicinal qualities, and prized in Italian, Asian, and Indian cooking, garlic has been called “the stinking rose” for good reason. Closely related to the o…

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Eat Mushrooms for longevity

Mushrooms are the nature’s gift to mankind that boosts your overall health. They are prebiotic, boosting the microbiome’s beneficial bacteria, such as Acidophilus and Bifidobacteri…

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These Irresistible delicacies, made of‘Purple corn’ also prevents Cancer

The yellow corn which is very common nowadays with its sweet flavour and enduring colour attracts most of ours taste buds. Now is the time for something new to experiment and that…

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Cordyceps - World’s most expensive mushroom

Cordyceps is a fungus which grows from the spores fallen on caterpillars inside the soil which give rise to mushroom like body of fungus with stalk and head. As wild variety of thi…

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Easy tips to prevent apple from browning

It’s sometimes very difficult to make your kids eat fruit and even elders as it turns brown after chopping. Apple is the most important fruit in this regard as it turns brown after…

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Flaxseeds for Weight Loss and Healthy Heart

Omega 3 fatty acids are a type of good fat that not only increases the metabolism but offers numerous benefits like improves heart health, provides fiber and makes the stomach full…

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Why is Platinum costly?

The high cost of Platinum is that makes us wonder. People love to wear expensive metals such as silver, gold and Platinum in the form of ornaments. While silver and gold are common…

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Make your own Herbal Mosquito Repellant

Herbal products like Cintronella oil, clove and eucalyptus oil etc have natural mosquito repellant properties. According to the past researches, the essential oils of the leaves of…

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Myth behind ‘Risk of high salt intake diet’

Our bodies react negatively when we consume too much salt, and this can affect our brain, kidneys, arteries and heart. The overuse of salt can cause chemical imbalances that can le…

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Should we stop using Organic Food? A New Study

According to a study, Organic food has a bigger climate impact than conventionally farmed food, due to the greater areas of land required. Journal Nature has published results whic…

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Don’t mind, If your plant goes out for a little walk

Hexa, developed by the Beijing-based Vincross, is a six-legged bot with 19 servos, infrared and 720p cameras, a customizable Linux-based OS, and big ambitions—the company's home pa…

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Top Ten Agriculture Trends

Technology including autosteer and plant genetics could have a big effect this year as the equipment completes more work in less time.

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Top Six Innovations Leading To Farming Revolution

Innovations in farming community has seen rise in productivity in the last few years. In 1798, economist Thomas Malthus predicted that the world would exceed its food supply by the…

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