Focus now to make farming a profitable venture: Expert

TNN | Jan 31, 2020, 4:06 ISTGuntur: Renowned agriculture scientist Dr Maruthi Prasanna said a new variety of maize seed which could withstand both drought conditions and natural calamities would reach farmers shortly. He said the development of the new seed was in an advanced stage and they were planning to release it for farm… Continue reading Focus now to make farming a profitable venture: Expert

Senegal turns to eco-farming to protect food supply as climate changes

Senegal aims to transition toward eco-farming on a national scale to protect its food supply from the effects of climate change, the agriculture minister said on Thursday. Increasing droughts and rising temperatures have taken a toll on crop production across West Africa’s Sahel region, adding to the stresses of a growing population and land overuse.… Continue reading Senegal turns to eco-farming to protect food supply as climate changes

Tadikonda MLA Dr Undavalli Sridevi inaugurates Kisan Mela in Guntur

Guntur: Tadikonda MLA Dr Undavalli Sridevi on Thursday inaugurated the Kisan Mela in Lam Farm Agriculture Research Centre at Lam in Guntur city. Speaking on the occasion, she said that the State government led by Chief Minister YS Jagan Mohan Reddy was sincerely implementing several schemes for the welfare of farmers and urged the farmers… Continue reading Tadikonda MLA Dr Undavalli Sridevi inaugurates Kisan Mela in Guntur

Israel keen to support TNAU’s research programmes

Consul General of Israel to South India Dana Kursh on Thursday expressed interest to support collaborative research programmes between TNAU (Tamil Nadu Agricultural University) and lead research institutes and universities in Israel. Kursh was here for a two-day programme and she visited the TNAU on Wednesday to initiate a dialogue on mutual beneficial research collaboration.… Continue reading Israel keen to support TNAU’s research programmes

Government Has No Accurate Data on the Total Count of Farmers: Report

Although the central government has been constantly talking about farmer’s development and initiating different welfare schemes but has miserably failed to record the proper accurate data of these farmers, research revealed. As per the research reports of ‘The Hindu’, only 9 crore farmer families have been identified during provisioning for PM-KISAN in the last one year while the Centre counted 14.5 crore farmer families in the Agriculture census reports. While cores of rupees are spent every year on food subsidy and on… Continue reading Government Has No Accurate Data on the Total Count of Farmers: Report

Agricultural biotechnology: Gene Editing versus Gene Modification

Agricultural biotechnology, Gene Editing, Gene Editing vs Gene Modification, what is Gene Editing, Gene Editing in farms, Gene Editing crops, genetic modified crop, Indian expressAgricultural biotechnology, Gene Editing, Gene Editing vs Gene Modification, what is Gene Editing, Gene Editing in farms, Gene Editing crops, genetic modified crop, Indian expressIncreased agricultural production and sustainable food security… Continue reading Agricultural biotechnology: Gene Editing versus Gene Modification

Course on agriculture media concludes at PJTSAU

Rajendranagar: The 10 day short course on ‘Agriculture Media Skills for Extension Professionals’ was concluded at Professor Jayashankar Telangana State University (PJTSAU) at Rajendranagar on Wednesday.This short course was organised by the Department of Agricultural Extension, College of Agriculture of PJTSAU with the financial support of Indian Council of Agricultural Research (ICAR), New Delhi. Dr… Continue reading Course on agriculture media concludes at PJTSAU

Final report on agricultural land use planning of Goa submitted

States » WestPosted at: Jan 29 2020 10:42PM Panaji, Jan 29 (UNI) Director of Agriculture Madhav Kelkar on behalf of the government received the final report of Agriculture Land Use Planning of Goa State, under the project ‘Characterization and Mapping of Land Resources of Goa in References to Cultivated and Fallow Land Use Systems from… Continue reading Final report on agricultural land use planning of Goa submitted

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Awareness for microgreens in Hyderabad is very high: Savio Souz

Hyderabad: The Micro Greens have become the latest trend of healthy living. In this light of the background, FICCI Ladies Organisation (FLO) and Young FICCI Ladies Organisation (YFLO) jointly organised a Workshop on Micro Greens. Here in the city on Tuesday. The workshop is the need of the hour. This is Savio’s first workshop in… Continue reading Awareness for microgreens in Hyderabad is very high: Savio Souz