Saffron: Uses, Land Preparation, Cultivation, Irrigation, Harvesting and Drying

Saffron: Uses, Land Preparation, Cultivation, Irrigation, Harvesting and Drying

Saffron is the most expensive plant found in the world. Being so expensive, it is also called red gold. Cultivation of saffron is very easy and simple. Saffron crop does not requir…

Training Program to Augment Fertility and Productivity of Livestock & Pets at GADVASU

Training Program to Augment Fertility and Productivity of Livestock & Pets at GADVASU

Three weeks advanced faculty training program on “Current Knowledge and Future Challenges in Domestic Animal Theriogenology” under the aegis of ICAR started in Department of Veteri…

Tanager Celebrates ‘Mahila Kisan Diwas’ to Honor Women Farmers

Tanager Celebrates ‘Mahila Kisan Diwas’ to Honor Women Farmers

Tanager, a non-profit organization on 15th October 2019 celebrated “Mahila Kisan Diwas” to recognize the contribution of women farmers in agriculture as part of their project “Shub…

Centre Asks Dal Millers to Import Pulses by 31 October But Industry Requests Time Till Year-end

Centre Asks Dal Millers to Import Pulses by 31 October But Industry Requests Time Till Year-end

Dal millers were told to import pulses by October 31 to make sure the availability and keep a check on the domestic prices. Millers in the country have asked the government to ext…

Coffee Board Plans to Expand Krishi Taranga Service to More Cultivators

Coffee Board Plans to Expand Krishi Taranga Service to More Cultivators

The Coffee Board has planned expansion of Krishi Taranga service it started a year ago in alliance with the team of precision agriculture department, which was co-founded by 2019 e…

Groundnut Production Expected to be 40 percent More Than Last Year

Groundnut Production Expected to be 40 percent More Than Last Year

Due to bumper production in Gujarat, the groundnut production in the country is likely to be around 40% more than last year (2018). According to Solvent Extractors Association, an…

What are the Different Methods of Sowing Seeds?

What are the Different Methods of Sowing Seeds?

Seed sowing is defined as placing the seed in soil to germinate and grow into plant, but planting is putting the plant to propagules in soil for growing plants. Propagules are seed…

BASF Launches Innovative Pre-emergent Herbicide, Zidua® for Wheat

BASF Launches Innovative Pre-emergent Herbicide, Zidua® for Wheat

BASF on 10th October 2019 launched Zidua®, a new pre-emergent herbicide for wheat that offers growers a much-needed solution for controlling one of the most problematic weeds in th…

Here’s the First Kharif Crop Estimates 2019-20

Here’s the First Kharif Crop Estimates 2019-20

With the delayed arrival of monsoon, the withdrawal has also been delayed this year. Met experts believe that the withdrawal is likely to commence only by the end of September. In…

INDIAN CATTLE BREEDS For HUGE MILK Production

INDIAN CATTLE BREEDS For HUGE MILK Production

Although the majority of Indian cattle at present are non-descript, there are 26 well defined breeds of cattle and six breeds of buffaloes found all across the country. These can b…

Advantages and Disadvantages of Drinking Lemon Water

Advantages and Disadvantages of Drinking Lemon Water

We all like Lemon water...Isn’t it? Many people start their day with lemon water instead of tea or coffee. There is no doubt that lemons are delicious, but does adding them to wate…

How Farmers Can Benefit From Custom Hiring Center Farm Machinery App?

How Farmers Can Benefit From Custom Hiring Center Farm Machinery App?

It would be easy for farmers to do farming with the biggest subsidy scheme launched by the Modi government. Like Ola and Uber, now you can order the machinery required for your far…

Why Monsoon Brings Misery for Farmers in Haryana?

Why Monsoon Brings Misery for Farmers in Haryana?

A marginal farmer from Sampal village in Haryana’s Rohtak district said that “Monsoon always brings misery”. The complaint appears to be quite conflicting given the insatiable need…

Farmers to Get New Protein-rich Wheat Variety HD-3226

Farmers to Get New Protein-rich Wheat Variety HD-3226

New Wheat Variety HD 3226 has been released for commercial cultivation in North Western Plain Zone constituting of Punjab, Haryana, Delhi, Rajasthan (Except Kota and Udaipur Divisi…

SABC seeks Exemption of GST on Farm Inputs to Reduce the Financial Burden of Smallholder Farmers

SABC seeks Exemption of GST on Farm Inputs to Reduce the Financial Burden of Smallholder Farmers

The South Asia Biotechnology Centre, a not-for-profit Scientific organization recently reached out to the Hon'ble Union Finance Minister Smt. Nirmala Seetharaman to request exempti…

Growing and Harvesting Tea at Home; Green, Oolong & Black Tea

Growing and Harvesting Tea at Home; Green, Oolong & Black Tea

It’s quite easy to purchase tea from the market, but it’s even more rewarding to grow them in your kitchen garden, terrace garden or balcony. Interestingly, tea is quite easy to gr…

Agricultural University Invites Applications for Various Posts; Direct Link to Apply Here

Agricultural University Invites Applications for Various Posts; Direct Link to Apply Here

If you are looking for a government job in agriculture sector, then there is good news for you. Assam Agricultural University has invited applications from eligible candidates for…

Tea Industry Expecting an Increase in Prices before Diwali

Tea Industry Expecting an Increase in Prices before Diwali

The prices of second flush teas & monsoon teas from West Bengal and Assam that constitute the majority of India’s tea crop have remained still this year. The industry is hoping an…

Government Considers Imposing Stock Limits on Onion Traders after Prices Surge to Rs 70-80 per kg

Government Considers Imposing Stock Limits on Onion Traders after Prices Surge to Rs 70-80 per kg

The Government is considering imposing stock limits on onion traders as the retail prices of the key kitchen staple has increased to Rs 70-80 per kilogram in Delhi and many parts o…

PM-Kisan Yojana: Common Services Centres Asked To Update Data of Eligible Farmers

PM-Kisan Yojana: Common Services Centres Asked To Update Data of Eligible Farmers

In order to speed up payments under the PM Kisan Samaan Nidhi minimum income support scheme that provides an annual payout of Rs 6,000 to farmers in three equal instalments, the go…

A Complete Guide to Garlic Cultivation, Planting, Care & Harvesting

A Complete Guide to Garlic Cultivation, Planting, Care & Harvesting

Garlic is a spice crop that is used in food as well as in removing many types of problems. In our country, garlic is cultivated in most of the states. But it is mainly cultivated i…

GADVASU to Organize 'Regional Agriculture and Pashu Palan Mela’ from 21st September 2019

GADVASU to Organize 'Regional Agriculture and Pashu Palan Mela’ from 21st September 2019

Guru Angad Dev Veterinary and Animal Sciences University (GADVASU), Ludhiana will organize Regional Agriculture and Pashu Palan Mela from 21st to 23rd September 2019. Dr. AS Nan…

Increased Rain Guarding Technique Help Increase Rubber Production in July

Increased Rain Guarding Technique Help Increase Rubber Production in July

The efforts made by Rubber Board to increase Natural Rubber production by adopting rain-guarding techniques during monsoon season finally paid dividends with increased production i…

Microplastics in Soil Threatening Growth of Earthworms: Study

Microplastics in Soil Threatening Growth of Earthworms: Study

Microplastic pollution is not only affecting oceans but also endogeic worms that live in topsoil. Researchers have recently found that the tiny particles of plastic akin to those…

Solvent Extractors Association to Launch Mustard Mission from Ensuing Rabi Season

Solvent Extractors Association to Launch Mustard Mission from Ensuing Rabi Season

The Solvent Extractors Association (SEA) in a release said that with “Our encouraging experience, with the Castor Model Farms Project for raising the output, in the ensuing rabi se…

Training Program on “Safe and Responsible Use of Pesticides in Agriculture” Held in Gujarat

Training Program on “Safe and Responsible Use of Pesticides in Agriculture” Held in Gujarat

Pesticides help farmers to produce more and ensure abundant harvest for India. This also keeps the food affordable. But right use of pesticides is also important. Therefore, farmer…

How this Farmer is Earning Good Money through Betel Vine Farming

How this Farmer is Earning Good Money through Betel Vine Farming

Bidhan Layek of Tentulia village in Bankura district of West Bengal took up betel vine cultivation to ensure regular and lucrative return. He felt betel vine as a suitable crop for…

NABARD Invites Online Application for 91 Development Assistant Posts; Check Details Here

NABARD Invites Online Application for 91 Development Assistant Posts; Check Details Here

National Bank for Agriculture and Rural development (NABARD) has released a notification for the posts of Development assistant and Development Assistant (Hindi) in Group B posts.…

World Bank to Provide Rs 3,000 crore for Mini & Mega Food Parks

World Bank to Provide Rs 3,000 crore for Mini & Mega Food Parks

The World Bank will be providing Rs 3,000 crore funds to finance mini & mega food parks across the country, mainly in the Northeast part of India. The move will help boost farmers’…

Zero Cost Poultry: Get Egg Free of Cost With Milk and Meat

Zero Cost Poultry: Get Egg Free of Cost With Milk and Meat

After Zero Budget farming, the government is planning to introduce a zero cost poultry for the production of no cost protein rich egg and meat. Animal Husbandry and Fisheries Minis…

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