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Cotton production to increase by 3.56 million bales, Foodgrains by 8.44...

As per First Advance Estimates for 2019-20 (Kharif Only), total foodgrain production in the country is estimated at 140.57million tonnes. Production of cotton estimated at 32.27 million bales (of 170 kg each) is higher by 3.56 million bales.................

Rabi Campaign 2019: India registers record food grains production

India has recorded the all-time high production of rice (116 million tonnes), wheat (102.5 million tonnes), pulses and oilseeds in the last agricultural season.....................

Smart Farms to disrupt the farming sector with technology

The company has raised an undisclosed amount from a clutch of angel investors to reshape the agriculture products distribution network...................

Govt encourages farmers to adopt crop residue management technologies

Over 1000 farmers attended the National Conference on Crop Residue Management held in New Delhi on 9th September. A Multilingual Mobile App for the farmers to avail the custom hiring services was also launched at the event..................

Govt, experts brainstorm over technological innovations for farmers’ prosperity

A two day brainstorming Session on Technological Innovations and Strategies for Farmers’ Prosperity in Madhya Pradesh and Chhattisgarh was held on 26th and 27th August in New Delhi.................

Agri-experts deliberate on GM crisis, send recommendations to govt

Agriculture-experts deliberated on the genetically modified crop crisis and advancing the technology in India at an event held in Hyderabad which was followed by the penning down of recommendations to be sent to Government of India..............

NABARD calls for coordinated efforts to increase food export & farmers’...

Dr H K Bhanwala, Chairman, NABARD has emphasized on the linkage of exports and enhancement of income of farmers. He also stressed on the need to ensure ecosystem support for enhancing export of agricultural produce and processed food products.............

New mobile app ‘Meghdoot’ launched to assist farmers

The app to be updated twice a week on Tuesdays and Fridays will provide forecast relating to temperature, rainfall, humidity, and wind speed and direction, which play critical roles in agricultural operations and advisories to the farmers.....................

An exclusive website on Fall Armyworm to help farmers fight the...

The website www.fallarmyworm.org.in has been developed by South Asia Biotechnology Centre (SABC), New Delhi and supported by the agricultural sciences company FMC Corporation.....................

Boosting Indian agri-tech startup ecosystem

A 2-day high level workshop was conducted in Gujarat with key agriculture sector stakeholders from across the country to dissect the ongoing challenges within the sector and its startup ecosystem, and address them through multi-partisan collaborative efforts....................