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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...……………...

National workshop on artificial intelligence in agriculture held in Delhi

The workshop explored various possibilities of incorporating AI based systems in potential areas of agriculture and to provide a platform for agricultural scientists to deliberate on AI and its implementation in agriculture...………….

‘Model Act on Contract Farming’ will encourage entry of private sector

As per agriulture ministry, the adoption of contract farming under the new model act released in May 2018, will help in mitigating the price risk and market uncertainties, thus encouraging entry of private players into the farm sector...……….