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India, a prominent player in the APAC gene editing market

India can take leadership in the region with available competency and intense demand for technology to improve agricultural productivity in a sustainable manner...................

IPGA Knowledge Series Webinar on Lentils brings forth deep insights

As per experts, If the domestic production of Lentils does reach 1.60 million tons, then domestic prices expected to remain around the MSP of Rs. 51,000 per metric ton with a minor fluctuation................

Govt permits ICRISAT to use drones for agricultural research activities

Ministry of Civil Aviation (MoCA) and Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) have granted a conditional exemption to the International Crops Research Institute for the Semi-Arid Tropics(ICRISAT), Hyderabad, Telangana for the deployment of drones for agricultural research activities.........................

Ben-Gurion University, Israel to establish agricultural research institute in India

BGU is among the world leaders in the field of desert agriculture and water-related research and will be consulting regarding the establishment, development, launch and operation of the joint Academic Research Institute...................

Experts call for enhancing export of seed spices from Jodhpur, Rajasthan

DBT Biotech KISAN hub for western dry region kicks start mega farm demonstrations cum training program for smallholder seed spices farmers of Western Rajasthan.......................

New farm laws offer more markets and benefits to farmers

The new farm laws provide the required platform to fetch the right remunerative to any buyer they want to sell their produce, writes Dr Shivendra Bajaj, Executive Director, Federation of Seed Industry of India....................

Export of essential agri commodities increases by 43.4% during April-September, 2020

Major commodity groups that have recorded positive export growth during April-Sept, 2020-21 vis-à-vis April-Sept, 2019-20 are Groundnut (35%), Refined Sugar (104%), wheat (206%), Basmati Rice (13%) and Non-Basmati Rice (105%).............

India Pulses & Grains Association hosts webinar on Kharif Crop Outlook...

While Dr. S K Malhotra, Agriculture Commissioner says that they expect to break the 2017-18 pulses production record this year, Dr. Makarand Kulkarni of Skymet Weather Services warns of a possible delayed monsoon withdrawal.............

Parliament passes historic agri-reform bills, PM Modi assures farmers on MSP

Indian parliament on 20th September passed The Farmers' Produce Trade and Commerce (Promotion and Facilitation) Bill, 2020 and The Farmers (Empowerment and Protection) Agreement of Price Assurance and Farm Services Bill, 2020. Prime Minister has assured that procurement at MSP will continue....................

IPGA Knowledge Series to hold ‘The Kharif Crop Outlook’ webinar on...

To be held at 5 pm on Friday, September 18, 2020, this focused discussion will cover key aspects such as sowing, weather impact, the impact of monsoon this season, expected production, demand and supply, as well as price outlook for Kharif pulses viz., Urad, Moong, and Tur.......................