India set to launch drought resistant chickpea developed with genomic assisted breeding
“We are very excited to see the outputs of collaboration of ICAR, UAS-R and ICRISAT in the form of improved varieties,” said Dr Peter Carberry, Director General, ICRISAT.
Government working continuously to achieve zero hunger by 2030: Radha Mohan Singh
On agri start-ups, the minister said the government is supp...
India to host 8th global conference on agri-statistics; Bill Gates to address
Agriculture Minister Narendra Singh Tomar and two ministers of ...
Agriculture profit can increase via planning, diversification: ICAR DG
Mohapatra cited the case of farmers in Gujarat who had shown how better crop planning and diversification have led to increased profits.
Stubble burning up by 5% in Punjab and Haryana, but so is harvesting
Officials and experts say the figures for crop-residue fires could be misleading as the number of fires per unit area of harvested rice is so far lower this year.
IARI needs one-time grant of Rs 500 crore to boost infrastructure
IARI is plagued by poor infrastructure and needs at least Rs 500 crore one-time grant to strengthen the country's premier agri-research body.
Plantings of rice and other summer-sown crops pick up on heavy rains
Total crop plantings at 98.66 million hectares for the week ending September 5 were still 3% below the level this time last year, according to agriculture ministry data.
NDA's BREI programme set to increase rice production in north-east
Though the government is yet to release funds for BGREI but it has earmarked Rs 1,000 crore for the programme.
Polls not to derail Rs 1K cr for green fund during FY15 to eastern states’ paddy programme
Eastern states contribute 55 million tonne of rice to the country's total production of 104.32 million tonne and the bulk of it is produced during the kharif season.
Australian university to help Indian farmers double income
The research will focus on the areas of protected cropping and related aspects of horticulture and agriculture, as well as collaborative teaching and learning.
Monsoon revival brings mix of misery & cheer for farmers
Heavy showers have helped soybean farmers in central India, but ravaged rubber and cardamom farms in Kerala.
Rain & hailstorm may cast a cloud over Rabi crops
The weather office said in its latest forecast that thundershowers along with gusty wind are “very likely” in some parts of Punjab, Haryana, Uttar Pradesh and adjoining regions for three days.
Rabi crops to gain as cold wave slated to continue for two days
Wheat planting fell by 4.02% to 298.67 lakh hectare, as on January 19. As on date, yellow rust has not been reported across the wheat sown area.
Farmers prepare for Kharif crops as monsoon sets in
Companies and analysts said the acreage under cotton could surpass soyabean and pulses as prices are firm.
Agri research body comes out with record 310 new high-yield crop varieties
The list of 310 new crop varieties includes two bacterial leaf blight disease resistant rice, one blast disease resistant variety of rice among others.
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