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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...................

#Budget2021: Agri experts welcome move to integrate 1000 more mandis...

Integration of 1000 more mandis into National Agriculture Market (eNAM) would lead to nearly 30% of the Agricultural Produce Market Committee (APMC) markets being connected and in terms of value, said Sitharaman while reading her budget speech...................

India’s Kashmiri saffron bowl extends to the North East

The similarity of climatic and geographical conditions between Pampore (Kashmir) and Yangyang (Sikkim) leads to successful sample farming of Saffron in Yangyang......................

Netafim India launches ‘FlexNet’ to boost next generation farming in India

The piping solution for above and below-ground drip irrigation systems makes #FarmingSimplified and offers upto 30% reduction in labour cost..................

Amid lockdown, Tata Trusts initiative helps sustain farmers’ livelihood via collaborative...

The Collectives for Integrated Livelihood Initiatives (CInI), an initiative of Tata Trusts, has scaled up its network and is empowering Harichandanpur’s tribal smallholders to realize profitable returns through collaboration with the existing vegetable value chain.............

Atma Nirbhar Abhiyan: Govt allocates Rs 500 crore towards beekeeping

Being among the world’s top five honey producers, India is promoting beekeeping as part of its aim to double farmers’ income. Government has allocated Rs.500 crore towards Beekeeping under Atma Nirbhar Abhiyan................

Vertical farming envisages profitable & suitable agriculture business

The idea of vertical farming is in accordance with the principles of sustainable development, which beseeches judicious use of environmental resources, says Dr Shivendra Bajaj, Executive Director, Federation of Seed Industry of India...................

Smart Farms to disrupt the farming sector with technology

The company has raised an undisclosed amount from a clutch of angel investors to reshape the agriculture products distribution network...................

Entrepreneurship development through spawn & mushroom production in Nagaland

Mushroom production and marketing has great prospect in Nagaland as mushroom availability in Nagaland is very less. Let's look at the success story of an entrepreneur................

NABARD’s Rs 45 crore push for agritech via investments into VC...

The total commitments to its portfolio of 15 Venture Capital Funds by the agriculture development bank rose to INR 263 crore in FY18 as compared with 12 ones aggregating INR 218 crore in FY17...……………...