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Modi Govt 2.0: New agriculture minister holds review meeting with officials

Mr Narendra Singh Tomar in the presence of his two deputies and other government officials, stressed on the need to strengthen field institutions and coordination with State Governments for expanding out-reach and extension to farmers..............

India’s biggest winery crushed 9000 tonnes of grapes this year

Sula Vineyards witnessed a jump of more than 50% in the number of grapes crushed to be used for production for the coming year with a total of over 9000 tonnes crushed during the harvest stage................

Vice President calls for protecting Ongole cattle breed

M. Venkaiah Naidu has lamented the neglect of the indigenous Ongole cattle breed and called for protecting and promoting the animal, which has become popular all over the world..............

Outgrow program to improve farm level profitability

The initiative by WayCool Foods & Products aims to cover 1,000 acres and benefit 500+ farmers under this program by December 2019..................

Special Startup Series: Saving crop losses due to wild animal intrusions

Ghaziabad based startup, Kyari has innovated a device that protects the agricultural fields from wild animals, thereby preventing economic losses to farmers resulting from crop damages, and also minimizing any chances of harm to wildlife due to retaliatory action...........................

Trimble to expand precision agriculture footprint in India

The company plans to launch new technologies, expand its distribution and focus on innovative business models to help Indian farmers increase productivity and income.................

NBHC’s latest Rabi crop estimates for 2018-19 show decline

Keeping in consideration the large scale post monsoon deficiency and other agro-climatic developments in various parts of the country, National Bulk Handling Corporation has come up with its Final Rabi Crop Estimates for 2018-19..................

Indian scientists identify proteins linked with wheat infection

Researchers at G.B.Pant University of Agriculture and Technology, Pantnagar and Rani Lakshmi Bai Central Agriculture University, Jhansi have identified various proteins in genetic make-up of the fungus which are responsible for damaging crops...………..

22 sub projects worth Rs 3147.22 crore approved for dairy farmers’...

As per the union agriculture and farmers' welfare minister, under Dairy Processing & Infrastructure Development Fund (DIDF), 22 sub-projects have been approved as on January 2019 for providing greater access to rural milk producers by strengthening dairy infrastructure...………..

Budget 2019: What’s there for agriculture sector?

To provide an assured income support to small and marginal farmers, government is launching Pradhan Mantri Kisan Samman Nidhi. While budgetary allocation of Agriculture & Farmers Welfare Ministry has been raised by around 2.5 times...…….