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Indian agriculture sector needs a fresh outlook

The government needs to address the concerns related to agriculture on an urgent basis to enable the sector to flourish, writes Rajesh Aggarwal, Managing Director, Insecticides (India)........................ 

Drip Pool Programme vastly improves the livelihoods of marginal farmers in...

Farmers in the Drip Pool Programme have been able to enjoy a 31% higher net income from their cotton cultivation compared with farmers that are not using drip irrigation...……………..

Early sowing can increase cotton yield: study

A new study by Indian scientists has predicted that the yield of cotton can be maximized if the crop is sown early (by mid-May) and irrigated during ball formation and maturity stages in case of drought conditions...…………...

Biocompatible antiseptics overshadow wetting agents as wound irrigation solution

Utilization of antiseptics as wound irrigation solution has been witnessing a marked preference in recent years, overshadowing wetting agents in terms of sales...…………….

Using tannery waste in fields adding toxics to soil: study

The Indian researchers have studied soil and ground water samples from farms irrigated by tannery effluents in and around Kanpur city in Uttar Pradesh and found that they were contaminated with heavy metals.................

Indian scientists develop transgenic rice that can withstand drought

The transgenic rice maintained high chlorophyll content even under water-deficit and therefore performed better.........

Grey water irrigation more profitable

While the freshwater-irrigated plot is expected to give returns of Rs 54 lakh by the end of the experiment after five years, the greywater-irrigated plot is expected to fetch Rs 68 lakh after five years.......

Now states can spend 25% of central funds on farmers during...

Union agriculture minister, Mr Radha Mohan Singh has written letters to all the chief ministers of the states and union territories to review all the measures before time to handle the situation arising out of any monsoon failure......

Utilizing out of box ideas to double farmers’ income: R M...

The union agriculture minister, Mr Radha Mohan Singh was speaking at the inaugural function of India’s Western Regional Agriculture Fair-2017 in Bikaner, Rajasthan......

Indian delegation led by RM Singh to attend G-20 agriculture ministers...

During the visit, the union agriculture minister, Mr Radha Mohan Singh will highlight India’s initiatives in the areas of agriculture and water including many flagship programmes....