Farmers Learn Modern Farming Techniques

NCRTC said that the programme aims to raise awareness, enhance skills and provide training to modern farmers on the latest agricultural techniques

By PTI 24/08/2023

Godrej Properties Pilot Achieves Zero Stubble Burning In 2549 HA

The Crop Residue Management (CRM) project is in alignment with the Government of India's guidelines (2020) for CRM in Punjab, Haryana, Uttar Pradesh, and National Capital Territory of Delhi

By Outlook Planet Desk 29/04/2023

Community Seed Banks In India Help Reintroduce Millets

 An FAO initiative seeks to increase resilience in farming practices, enhance nutrition and support livelihoods by reintroducing and improving farmers’ access to oilseeds, pulses and small grains  

By Outlook Planet Desk 16/04/2023

Managing Foodgrains Better

Union Minister Piyush Goal appreciated the use of E-POP machine at purchase centres in Uttar Pradesh and advised that the same system should be implemented in other states also in order to bring more transparency in the procurement system from farmers

By Outlook Planet Desk 13/02/2023

Preserve Traditional Varieties of Rice : President Droupadi Murmu

Stating that rice forms the bedrock of our food security, she said that agricultural scientists must consider its nutritional aspects too

By PTI 11/02/2023

Emissions From Fertilisers Could Be Cut Down By 80%: Study

Researchers have calculated that two thirds of fertiliser emissions occur after the fertiliser is sprayed on fields, with the remaining third of emissions coming from industrial operations, according to the study

By PTI 11/02/2023

Budget 2023-24: Towards Making India The Powerhouse Of Agriculture

The Budget focuses on strengthening the sector financially through funding, better infrastructure, climate-smart technology and an ecosystem that fosters productivity and employability

By Shashi Kant Singh 04/02/2023

Budget 2023-24: Accelerating Digitisation In Indian Agriculture

The Finance Minister has done a great job in building a policy framework driving the digitisation of agricultural supply chain and benefiting farmers and the supply chain members in multiple ways 

By Hemendra Mathur 02/02/2023

Budget 2023-24: Agriculture Credit Target Hiked To Rs 20 lakh

Launch of 'Aatmanirbhar Clean Plant Programme' to boost availability of disease-free, quality planting material for high value horticultural crops

By PTI 01/02/2023

Climate change: Punjab's Cotton, Maize Yield To Dip By 11-13% By 2050, Says Report

The study used rainfall and temperature data collected between 1986 and 2020 to project the effects of climate change on five important crops—rice, maize, cotton, wheat, and potato in the agrarian state

By PTI 23/01/2023