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Latest Agriculture News: Matsya Setu App, Mishri Cherries, Dhanuka’s New Product, & More

Today's agriculture news is filled with new and good things.

Shipra Singh
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It was a day to rejoice for the fisheries sector, as the Matsya Setu app was launched especially for aquaculture farmers. Another good news is that cultivation area of Kharif soyabean is likely to increase all over India. Yet another news that makes India proud is the export of the first consignment of Mishri Cherries from Kashmir to Dubai.

Feeling good already? Here’s another: Dhanuka is all set to launch a brand new product on July 10. Keep reading and find more such good news compiled by our diligent KJ staff.

Govt. Launches mobile app "Matsya Setu" for Aqua farmers

Union Fisheries, Animal Husbandry and Dairying Minister Giriraj Singh lauched mobile app 'Matsya Setu" to disseminate freshwater aquaculture technologies to aqua farmers. He said “the app will be surely helpful for the farmers to learn the advancements in the technologies and better management practices.” App is developed by ICAR- Central institute of freshwater aquaculture with funding support from National Fisheries development Board.

Read the complete story: https://krishijagran.com/news/matsya-setu-online-course-android-mobile-app-for-fish-farmers-developed-by-icar-central-institute-of-fresh-water-aquaculture/

Area under Kharif soybean cultivation likely to increase 5-7% across India

The area under soybean planting is likely to increase by 5-7% across India this kharif season .D N Pathak, executive director, Soybean Processors Association of India (SOPA) said that the area under cultivation increase  subject to the fact it rains in the next five to six days. Farmers have prepared their own seeds and there is no real seed shortage in the market.

Kashmir exports first commercial shipment of Mishri Cherries to Dubai

In a step towards boosting horticultural exports, the first commercial shipment of Mishri variety of cherries from Kashmir valley has been exported to Dubai. Misri variety of cherries tastes delicious and contains vitamins, minerals and plant compounds with health benefits.

Know what’s so special about Mishri Cherry.

Dhanuka will launch new product on 10 July

Dhanuka Plans to launch new advanced herbicide on 10th July via online platform named "Vinashak". This product can be a game changer for farmers as it will help them to control broad and narrow leaves herbicide with better retention on field.

AGvisorPRO Collaborates with John Deere Financial

AGvisorPRO, announced collaboration with John Deere Financial. By combining John Deere Financial advisors with AGvisorPRO’s agribusiness can access financial expertise in real-time. Farmers can connect the AGvisorPRO app to access John Deere Financial’s extensive financial advisor network. Robert Saik, CEO of AGvisorPRO said- “we connect agriculture to its experts, so welcome John Deere Financial to the AGvisorPRO platform as a Tech Direct Partner.”

To watch video, click here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lP3LYyJszis

ADAMA expands Agtech services powered by Agremo

ADAMA, global crop protection company and Agremo, aerial analytics provider, announced expansion program of the ADAMA Eagle Eye, a drone analytics farming platform. Georgiana Francescotti, Head of Global AgTech and Digital Services at ADAMA, said: "We are happy to expand our partnership with Agremo, to provide tools that enable effective and efficient use of agricultural inputs

India Glycols sets up joint venture for renewable ethylene oxide derivatives

India Glycols Limited, manufacturer of chemicals, and Clariant International, formed  joint venture for renewable ethylene oxide (EO). The joint venture will be named Clariant IGL Specialty Chemicals Private Limited. The venture combines India Glycols's renewable bio-ethylene oxide derivatives business with specialties business in India, Sri Lanka, Bangladesh, and Nepal. Mr. US Bhartia CMD IGL said "I am very to move ahead and leverage IGL’s position as the largest manufacturer of green EO in the world in a value-generating combination with Clariant."

Virtual Session on Millets 2021

ASSOCHAM is organizing a Virtual Session on Millets 2021: Status and Way forward on 9 July 2021 in virtual format. The session will focus on policy interventions required to promote the production of millets crops in India and to increase its area under cultivation and the role of stakeholders research institutes, farmers, Government: Centre and state, Processing food industry.

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