Black Pepper Benefits: 13 Reasons to Use This Wonderful Spice

Black Pepper Benefits: 13 Reasons to Use This Wonderful Spice

Black pepper is one of the most widely used spices all across the globe. In India, it is known by different names like Nala Miriyalu in Telugu, Karumilaku in Tamil and Kare Mansu i…

Bayer’s Hybrid Rice Seed Brand 'Arize' Completes 25 Successful Years in India

Bayer’s Hybrid Rice Seed Brand 'Arize' Completes 25 Successful Years in India

Bayer introduced hybrid rice in India in 1995, under the brand name ‘Arize’, to help smallholder rice farmers enhance their productivity and income. Today, Arize is Bayer’s leading…

International Agriculture Consulting Group & IBA Ethiopia Enters Asia Africa Partnership

International Agriculture Consulting Group & IBA Ethiopia Enters Asia Africa Partnership

IBA Ethiopia Center for Innovation hosted the first African Innovation Week 2019 at the African Union Commission (AUC) Headquarters, along with other partners, namely FDRE Ministry…

Academia-Students-Farmer Interface on Goat Farming for Doubling Farmers Income

Academia-Students-Farmer Interface on Goat Farming for Doubling Farmers Income

College of Veterinary Science, Guru Angad Dev Veterinary and Animal Sciences University, Ludhiana organized Academia-Students-Farmer Interface on “Goat Husbandry practices for doub…

This New Tomato Variety Will Give 1400 Quintal Yield in One Hectare

This New Tomato Variety Will Give 1400 Quintal Yield in One Hectare

Farmers who had moved to cities after giving up their love towards farming are now earning huge profits. These farmers are earning good money with the use of modern methods or tech…

Avocado Benefits: 15 Reasons to Eat This Great Fruit

Avocado Benefits: 15 Reasons to Eat This Great Fruit

Avocado is counted among the world's most popular fruits. It tastes a bit like butter, so it is also called butter fruit. Avocado is consumed in many ways, such as smoothies, with…

What are the Important Banana Varieties in India?

What are the Important Banana Varieties in India?

Banana is one of the healthiest fruits on earth and for this reason is popular worldwide. In India, it is the second important fruit crop after mango. Banana is available all roun…

Farmers Can Use These Late-Sown Wheat Varieties to Obtain High Yields

Farmers Can Use These Late-Sown Wheat Varieties to Obtain High Yields

Farmers usually begin sowing wheat in the month of October and majority of them complete the process of sowing till mid-November. They avoid late-sown varieties because of lesser y…

Know the Benefits of Eating Peanuts

Know the Benefits of Eating Peanuts

Peanut is the most popular winter nut and it is also called cheap almond. Sitting with a group of friends and eating peanuts in cold in front of fire is a different fun in itself.…

Enjoy Black, Purple, Blue Chapatis with These Coloured Wheat Varieties

Enjoy Black, Purple, Blue Chapatis with These Coloured Wheat Varieties

Agricultural scientists are working day and night and innovating new technologies so that farmers can earn high profits. Almost after 8 years of research in the agricultural sector…

For deficient Service, Export Authority Asked to Pay Rs 54 lakh to Onion Trader

For deficient Service, Export Authority Asked to Pay Rs 54 lakh to Onion Trader

Export Credit Guarantee Corporation of India has been directed by Maharashtra State Consumer Dispute Redressal Commission to pay over Rs 54 lakh to an onion exporter for deficiency…

India’s Sugar Export Reaches 2 Lakh Tonnes Despite Low Production: ISMA

India’s Sugar Export Reaches 2 Lakh Tonnes Despite Low Production: ISMA

Indian Sugar Mills Association (ISMA) said that India's sugar production till mid November has reached only one third of the sugar output during the same period last year (2018). T…

Government Approves Import of 1.2 lakh Tonnes Onion: Nirmala Sitharaman

Government Approves Import of 1.2 lakh Tonnes Onion: Nirmala Sitharaman

The Cabinet last week gave its approval to the Food Ministry to import around 1.2 lakh tonnes of onions in order to improve the domestic availability of the key kitchen staple and…

Know the Benefits of Eating Capsicum Once a Week

Know the Benefits of Eating Capsicum Once a Week

Capsicum also known as bell peppers or sweet pepper are basically peppers of less pungent varieties that are available in many colors like red, yellow, green and orange. Capsicums…

First Conference Cum International Buyer Seller Meet for Organic Products Held in Gangtok,

First Conference Cum International Buyer Seller Meet for Organic Products Held in Gangtok,

The Agricultural and Processed Food Products Export Development Authority, ‘APEDA’ under the Ministry of Commerce and Industry, Govt. of India, jointly with the Government of Sikki…

Cornell Sathguru Foundation, PJTSAU & Aurobindo Pharma Foundation Organize Training Programme for Women Farmers

Cornell Sathguru Foundation, PJTSAU & Aurobindo Pharma Foundation Organize Training Programme for Women Farmers

Cornell Sathguru Foundation for Development (CSFD) in association with PJTSAU and Aurobindo Pharma foundation organized a training programme on creating awareness on food and nutri…

West Bengal Government, CropLife India Raise Awareness on Fall Armyworm Management

West Bengal Government, CropLife India Raise Awareness on Fall Armyworm Management

CropLife India, an association of 16 R&D driven crop science companies participated in “One day training-cum-workshop for Extension Officers & Farmers on Modern Technology of Maize…

Big Push to Pig Farming - Three Capacity Building Programs Organized by GADVASU for Farmers

Big Push to Pig Farming - Three Capacity Building Programs Organized by GADVASU for Farmers

Department of Veterinary and Animal Husbandry Extension Education, Guru Angad Dev Veterinary & Animal Sciences University in Ludhiana organized consecutively three training program…

Pumpkin Farming: Soil, Popular Varieties with Their Yield, Land Preparation, Fertilizer, Irrigation, Harvesting & Seed Production

Pumpkin Farming: Soil, Popular Varieties with Their Yield, Land Preparation, Fertilizer, Irrigation, Harvesting & Seed Production

Pumpkin is a famous rainy season crop of India. It is have different names like "HalwaKaddu” or “Kaddu” in Hindi and it belongs to cucurbitaceae family. India is the second largest…

Centre Extends Relaxed Fumigation Norms for Onion Imports till 31st December

Centre Extends Relaxed Fumigation Norms for Onion Imports till 31st December

In a attempt to improve domestic supply and check prices that went up to Rs 100 per kg, the Agriculture Ministry has extended the relaxed fumigation norms for imported onions up to…

First International Buyer-Seller Meet  on Agriculture, Horticulture Produce Held in Arunachal Pradesh

First International Buyer-Seller Meet on Agriculture, Horticulture Produce Held in Arunachal Pradesh

The first ever international buyer seller meet on agriculture and horticulture produce was held by the Agricultural and Processed Food Products Export Development Authority (APEDA)…

8th Global Conference on Agri-Statistics Starts Today; Bill Gates to Give Keynote Address

8th Global Conference on Agri-Statistics Starts Today; Bill Gates to Give Keynote Address

Billionaire Bill Gates is scheduled to give a keynote address during the four-day global conference on Agriculture Statistics that starts today, November 18 in Delhi. The conferenc…

Consumer Affairs Ministry Looks for Removal of Import Bar to Check Hike in Pulses Price

Consumer Affairs Ministry Looks for Removal of Import Bar to Check Hike in Pulses Price

A senior official informed that the consumer affairs ministry is looking for removal of assessable limitation on import of pulses to preempt any price rise because of low productio…

Centre Extends Moratorium by Six Months on Rs 15,000 crore Soft Loan to Sugar Mills

Centre Extends Moratorium by Six Months on Rs 15,000 crore Soft Loan to Sugar Mills

Government’s soft loan scheme of Rs 15,000 crore for sugar mills is moving at a snail's pace. Sources said that the government has extended the moratorium period for repayments by…

Cultivation of Pointed Gourd: Land Preparation, Manures & Fertilizers, Weeding, Irrigation, Crop Protection & Harvesting

Cultivation of Pointed Gourd: Land Preparation, Manures & Fertilizers, Weeding, Irrigation, Crop Protection & Harvesting

Pointed gourd, known as parval in hindi is normally propagated through vine cuttings & root suckers. Its seeds are not used in planting due to poor germination & inability to deter…

A Relief Package Worth Rs. 700 Crore Announced for Rain-hit Farmers

A Relief Package Worth Rs. 700 Crore Announced for Rain-hit Farmers

The state government has announced a relief package of Rs 700 crore for the farmers in Gujarat, whose crops have been damaged due to excessive rainfall this year. Nitin Patel, Depu…

Centre Will Seek NABARD's Help for Procuring Farm Produce in Jammu and Kashmir: Finance Minister

Centre Will Seek NABARD's Help for Procuring Farm Produce in Jammu and Kashmir: Finance Minister

Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman said that the government will seek NABARD's help for procuring farm produce like saffron, peaches and walnuts from them, to ensure better prices…

Income Tax Department Raids Onion Traders All Across India

Income Tax Department Raids Onion Traders All Across India

The Income Tax Department earlier this week surveyed Onion traders in Delhi, Madhya Pradesh and Maharashtra following reports of alleged hoarding of the key kitchen commodity amid…

Mustard Farming: Popular Varieties, Land Preparation, Sowing, Weed Control, Irrigation, Harvesting & Post-Harvesting

Mustard Farming: Popular Varieties, Land Preparation, Sowing, Weed Control, Irrigation, Harvesting & Post-Harvesting

India is the fourth largest contributor of oilseeds in the world and Rapeseed and mustard contributes about 28.6% in total oilseeds production. After soybean and palm oil, it is th…

Get Higher Yields by Cultivating these Improved Varieties of Wheat at Low Cost

Get Higher Yields by Cultivating these Improved Varieties of Wheat at Low Cost

Wheat is sown mostly after harvesting of sugarcane and paddy. Due to this, sowing of wheat gets delayed. In such a situation, before the sowing of wheat, we must make sure in advan…

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