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Less than 4% Indian farmers have adopted sustainable agricultural practices: CEEW

The study, supported by the Food and Land Use Coalition (FOLU), finds that scaling up sustainable agriculture would be critical to improve farm incomes and bolster India’s nutrition security in a climate-constrained future...........................

Ministry of Agriculture signs MoU with Microsoft for a pilot project...

Microsoft has come forward to start a pilot project in selected 100 villages in 10 districts of 6 states (Uttar Pradesh, Madhya Pradesh, Gujarat, Haryana, Rajasthan and Andhra Pradesh) to develop a farmer interface for smart and well-organized agriculture, including post-harvest management and distribution.....................

New tool to fight antimicrobial resistance

Indian scientists have developed a new technique to detect the presence of an antibiotic called Oxytetracycline (OTC) in milk samples.........................

Bayer wins ‘Best Employer in India’ Award four years in a...

Kincentric has awarded recognition to Bayer India for the fourth time in succession. The award is a recognition of the work done by Bayer’s highly passionate employees during the pandemic in line with the company’s global vision of “Health for all, Hunger for none”......................

IIT Kharagpur develops technology to improve efficiency of fertilizer application

The novel technology is aimed towards efficient use of Nitrogen, Phosphorous and Potash for automated soil nutrition management by bypassing both manual labour based operations.....................

ITC & Shri Balaji FPO collaborate to transform income of “IPM...

The expression of interest was signed between Shri Balaji FPO and ITC on 1st March 2021 during the farmers mela attended by 250 smallholder farmers......................

A jump of 15.91 % in paddy procurement in comparison to...

Government agencies procured 3,09,281.37MT of Pulses and Oilseeds. 91,55,297 cotton bales valuing Rs. 26,699.53 Crore procured, benefitted 18,95,581 farmers...........................

Govt to promote quality seeds production at gram panchayat level

The Department of Agriculture, Cooperation and Farmers Welfare is encouraging farmers to take up seed production of pulses, oilseeds, fodder and green manure crops locally and make available required certified seeds at village level...................

Transformation of agriculture into a sustainable enterprise through FPOs

Atmanirbharata in Krishi is the buzzword today towards transformation of Agriculture into a sustainable enterprise through FPO and will enable Indian farmers to achieve global outreach thus establishing Atmanirbhar Bharat.......................

IIT Kharagpur develops solar-powered pest control system for smaller farm fields

The research team has developed a self-propelled boom-type sprayer that can be operated using solar energy while safely guided through the crops in smaller tracts of land......................