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Calling off farm agitation to add 0.25% in India’s GDP in...

The leading industry body is expecting GDP growth at 10.25% in the current financial year 2021-22

Govt allocated Rs. 8513.63 crores for agriculture R&D during 2021-22

The National Agricultural Research System (NARS) under Indian Council of Agricultural Research (ICAR) works to upgrade technology and provide quality seeds of newly developed crops to farmers

AgroStar raises $70M in its Series D funding round

One of India’s largest digital farmer network and Agri-inputs e-commerce platform to accelerate growth through omni channel expansion and market linkages

Netafim India introduces Flexi Sprinkler Kit to increase yield in field...

The company, aims to cover 15,000 hectares of land and reach 15,000 farmers across India by 2022 through the innovation.......................

15% rise in export of agricultural & processed food products

APEDA exports up by 14.7% to $11.6 Billion in first seven months of current FY from $10.1 Billion over corresponding period last FY.............

Farmers & experts discuss benefits of biotech crops & new breeding...

While farmers spoke about increased crop productivity and seek approval of more biotech crops, scientists list out benefits of biotech crops including the potential to ensure nutritional security........................

MSP funding of Rs. 17,408 crore to CCI for cotton seasons...

In the last 2 cotton seasons, Cotton Corporation of India (CCI) procured around 1/3rd of the cotton production in the country and disbursed more than Rs. 55,000 crores directly in the bank account of around 40 lakh cotton farmers

New biotechnology centre set up at Arunachal Pradesh

The Minister underlined that the Department of Biotechnology has been playing a pivotal role to build capacity in the region for carrying out biotechnology research to address issues specific to the region and implement programmes for the benefit of the local communities...................

Agri-tech startups providing tech-driven solutions for farm holders

There has been a surge in the number of agri tech startups which are not only making technology more accessible but also helping farmers to improve their lives........................

ICAR inks MoU with ICFA

“The collaboration will help to strengthen the agricultural research, innovations and farmers’ outreach for sustainable agricultural development” - DG, ICAR