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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...…….

INR 1100 crore ambitious project to attract talent & strengthen higher...

The National Agricultural Higher Education Project (NAHEP) to attract talent and strengthen higher agricultural education in the country will be funded by the World Bank and the Indian government on a 50:50 basis...………..

Outlook for global agri business in 2019: Transformative innovation, alternate proteins...

Besides embracing the transformative innovation and technology adoption to boost agriculture, India needs to focus on much required trade disruptions in the year 2019, writes K Vijayaraghavan in this exclusive article that outlines the future outlook of the sector...............

New digital platform to boost micro-irrigation

The new system developed by the researchers called DOMIS (short form for Design of Micro-irrigation System), is a web-based application to help design customized micro-irrigation systems for individual agricultural fields under different...……..

Gramophone: e’s way of farming helps farmers in getting better yields

The Ujjain based digital agriculture startup, Gramophone aims to provide the best package and practices to the farmers that will give higher yields............

Scientists record first ever presence of Octopus in Narmada estuary

The presence of Octopus species has been monitored in the bag net (10 mm cod end mesh size) fish catch at Bhadbhut village in the month of December 2018...........

DBT & ICAR sign MoU to jointly nurture innovations in agriculture

The Indian Council of Agricultural Research and Department of Biotechnology have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) under the Inter-Ministerial Cooperation for Promotion and Facilitation of Agricultural Biotechnology Research and Education...................

9th international conference on micro-irrigation to be held at Aurangabad

The conference will provide a forum for discussions and deliberation through seminars, exhibitions and sessions and will serve to build awareness regarding large-scale use of micro-irrigation.................