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Jammu and Kashmir: Agriculture Dept organizes Farmers Workshop at Baramulla

Srinagar: To acquaint farmers with latest farming techniques and know-hows, Agriculture department Baramulla today organized a daylong workshop cum seminar at Dak Bungalow, here, in which farmers in large numbers among other stakeholders showed their participation.

Jammu and Kashmir: Director Agriculture Kashmir reviews achievements under CSS, Capex at Baramulla

 Srinagar: The Director Agriculture Kashmir, Chowdhary Mohammad Iqbal today convened a meeting of concerned officers here, to review physical and financial achievements of Centrally Sponsored Schemes and Capex budget.

Lok Sabha: PM Narendra Modi highlights need for 'Aatmanirbhar Bharat', says agriculture reforms were 'necessary'

New Delhi: Indian PM Narendra Modi on Wednesday said the country is building an 'Aatmanirbhar Bharat' campaign to emerge strongly in the post COVID-19 world order.

Amid protests over Farm Bills, Indian Govt raises MSP on winter crops

New Delhi/IBNS: Amid apprehensions that the new farm laws would pave the way for the elimination of the the Minimum Support Price (MSP) system, the Centre on Monday raised the support prices on key winter crops or Rabi crops, including wheat and mustard.

Kisan Mazdoor Sangharsh Committee announces to launch 48 hrs 'Rail Roko Program'

Moga/UNI: The Kisan Mazdoor Sangharsh Committee Punjab announced 48 hours 'Rail Roko Program' against Modi government's new farm laws.

Amid Covid-19 crisis, India puts up battle against the biggest locust attack in last 27 years

Bhopal/Agra/IBNS: After Iran and Pakistan, the locust swarm has now entered India, threatening the country's food security amid the existing economic and health crisis triggered by the outbreak of coronavirus.

Assam CM moots triple cropping system to boost agro-based economy

Guwahati/UNI: As a part of series of activities for strengthening agro-based economy in the corona-hit state, Assam Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal today visited Assam Agricultural University (AAU), Kahikuchi campus of Krishi Vigyan Kendra (KVK) at Kamrup and asked the agricultural scientists to develop ways and means for triple cropping system in the state.

Vice President asks scientists to find long-term solutions to farmers’ problems

Bengaluru/IBNS: Vice President M Venkaiah Naidu on Tuesday called upon the scientific community to find long-term solutions to the problems faced by farmers and improve crop productivity and farmers’ income.

We need to adopt a multi-pronged strategy to make agriculture viable and profitable: Vice President Naidu

New Delhi, July 3 (IBNS): Vice President of India M. Venkaiah Naidu has said that India need to adopt a multi-pronged strategy to make agriculture viable and profitable and the farm income must be supplemented by non-farm occupations and value addition through food processing.

Cabinet approves MoU between India and Italy for cooperation in Agriculture and Phytosanitary issues

New Delhi, Nov 30 (IBNS): The Union Cabinet chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi has approved signing of a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) between India and Italy for cooperation in Agriculture and Phytosanitary issues.

Innovations and technology should be adopted in agriculture to make it more productive, says President

New Delhi, Nov 20 (IBNS): President Pranab Mukherjee inaugurated the 12th edition of CII Agro Tech 2016 in Chandigarh on Sunday.

U.S. Ambassador Richard Verma launches 3rd Triangular Training in Agriculture at Jaipur

Jaipur, Nov 17 (IBNS) U.S. Ambassador to India Richard R. Verma on Thursday inaugurated the third U.S.-India triangular training on “Emerging Trends in Fruits and Vegetable Marketing” at the CCS National Institute of Agricultural Marketing (NIAM) in Jaipur.

Agriculture, allied sector grew at the rate 4.7 pct in 2013-14

New Delhi, July 11 (IBNS): Minister of State for Agriculture and Food Processing Industries Sanjeev Kumar Balyan on Friday informed Rajya Sabha that agriculture and allied sector grew at the rate 4.1 percent as against the targeted growth rate of 4.0 per cent during the Eleventh Five Year Plan (2007-2012).