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India’s state agriculture ministers meet in Delhi, discuss policy

As per the Union Minister for Agriculture & Farmers Welfare, Mr Narendra Singh Tomar, the farmers should be given a proper price for their produce................

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...……………..

First global survey of soil genomics reveals a war between fungi...

The results from a recent global study show that bacteria and fungi are in constant competition for nutrients and produce an arsenal of antibiotics to gain an advantage over one another...................

ICAR celebrates its 90th foundation day, agriculture minister lauds its role

Addressing the stakeholders at the 90th Foundation Day ceremony of Indian Council of Agricultural Research, the agriculture minister, Radha Mohan Singh praised it for the vital role in achieving government's vision of doubling farmers’ income by 2022...….

Brainstorming session on holistic strategy for assessment of soil health held

The top agricultural experts including the director general of Indian Council of Agricultural Research brainstormed on the holistic strategy for assessment of soil health at a special meeting held in New Delhi..............

Govt says it is making available sufficient funds for 7 point...

As per the union agriculture minister, Radha Mohan Singh, the funds for the sector have been increased from Rs 51,576 crore in 2017-18 to Rs 58,080 crore for the year 2018-19................

100 million ‘Soil Health Cards’ distributed to farmers in the first...

The union agriculture ministry aims to provide soil health cards to all 120 million farm holdings by December 2017. The second phase began on May 1, 2017, and will continue for the year 2017 to 2019.........

India hikes soil research budget by 30% to combat desertification

On the occasion of the World Day to Combat Desertification, the union minister Dr Harsh Vardhan has mentioned that desertification can be tackled effectively through strong community participation and cooperation at all levels..........

Agriculture innovations mark ABLE-AG’s Earth Day celebrations

The Association of Biotech-led Enterprises (Agriculture Focus Group) believes that the continued innovation in sustainable agriculture will be the key to feeding a hungry world........

6 crore soil health cards distributed so far, says govt

Out of the distribution target for 14 crore soil health cards, 6 crores of them have been already provided to the farmers across India........