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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...……….

Govt revisits contract farming law in India

The fresh Model Contract Farming Act lays special emphasis on protecting the interests of the farmers, considering them as the weaker of the two parties entering into a contract.............

Equip farmers with knowledge, insights and products: Vice President

While addressing the workshop on biodiversity and sustainable agriculture for doubling of farmer’s income, the vice president, Venkaih Naidu stated that there must be a dialogue’ with farmers to discover new products and practices...........

Organic farming revolution in India on the lines of green revolution,...

The Minister said the government’s target is to cover 50,000 hectares under organic farming in the North Eastern states, out of which 45,918 hectares have been made suitable for organic farming and 2429 Farmers Interest Groups have been formed................

Organic World Congress 2017: India is one of the oldest organic...

22.5 lakh hectares brought under organic farming and 3,60,400 farmers benefited by Paramparagat Krishi Vikas Yojana, says union agriculture minister, Radha Mohan Singh..................

Punjab’s antibiotic resistant poultry farms have set alarm bells ringing for...

The first of its kind study by the Center for Disease Dynamics, Economics & Policy warns of potentially disastrous consequences to human health due to use of growth-promoting antibiotics in animal farming..........

New technique developed to fight white grub infestation in sugarcane

With the usage of newly developed technique, the white grub population decreased by 69 percent per acre and sugarcane yield increased by 60 percent.......Read More