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NBHC’s latest Rabi crop estimates for 2018-19 show decline

Keeping in consideration the large scale post monsoon deficiency and other agro-climatic developments in various parts of the country, National Bulk Handling Corporation has come up with its Final Rabi Crop Estimates for 2018-19..................

Area under hybrid varieties increasing, leading to improved nutrition: RM Singh

India produced only 1.73 MT maize earlier, which has reached 25.89 MT in 2016-17 and is expected to cross 27 MT in 2017-18. This The average productivity in India is 2.43 ton/ha................

Scientists develop bio-fortified maize to address ‘hidden hunger’

The new hybrid variety of maize developed by the IARI researchers has 4.5 folds more vitamin A content and similar amounts of lysine and tryptophan as earlier varieties.............

India produced foodgrains at record 275.68 million tonnes in 2016-17

The 4th Advance Estimates of production of major crops for 2016-17 have been released by the Department of Agriculture, Cooperation and Farmers Welfare on 16th August, 2017..............

Govt to set up first of its kind mega food park...

Set up in an area of 55 acres at Kapurthala in Punjab, the first Maize based Park is being built with an investment of Rs 123.7 crores with a grant of Rs.50 crores by Union Food Processing Industries.........

Three key opportunity areas for agri-biotech industry

These are listed in the latest report '20th Anniversary of the Global Commercialization of Biotech Crops...