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Genetics expert Prof. KC Bansal speaks on implications of approval to GM mustard

Genetics expert Prof. KC Bansal speaks on implications of approval to GM mustard

The Genetic Engineering Appraisal Committee (GEAC) has approved the environmental...

Taxing agricultural implements and then subsidizing them wrong policy: Sompal Shastri

Taxing agricultural implements and then subsidizing them wrong policy: Sompal Shastri

Former Agriculture Minister Sompal Shastri suggested that farmers should come forward...

Reforms needed in agriculture sector to increase farmers’ income: Prof. Ramesh Chand

Reforms needed in agriculture sector to increase farmers’ income: Prof. Ramesh Chand

Today, the preference of the consumer is undergoing a change. So, the farmers should...

‘Farmers need to intervene in policymaking process to bring about real change’

‘Farmers need to intervene in policymaking process to bring about real change’

In the 4th annual conference of the Kisan Chamber of Commerce (KCC), speakers suggested,...

Agricultural sustainability suffers as farmer not focus of govt policies: Yudhvir Singh

Agricultural sustainability suffers as farmer not focus of govt policies: Yudhvir Singh

Speaking at a Roundtable Discussion of “Fertilizers for Farmers: Impact of Ukraine...

Fertilizer industry doesn’t want to promote organic farming: CPI leader Atul Anjan

Fertilizer industry doesn’t want to promote organic farming: CPI leader Atul Anjan

Senior CPI leader Atul Anjan held both the fertilizer industry and the government...

Farmer leaders favour agriculture-zonal planning to reduce fertilizer dependence

Farmer leaders favour agriculture-zonal planning to reduce fertilizer dependence

In view of the supply crisis arising out of the Russian-Ukraine war and the ever-increasing...

We started world’s first feed e-commerce portal: Amit Saraogi

We started world’s first feed e-commerce portal: Amit Saraogi

Amit Saraogi, MD, Anmol Feeds, believes that feed-based fishery is the most profitable...

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Dr Verghese Kurien deserves the Bharat Ratna; his work transformed the lives of crores of farmers: RS Sodhi

Dr Verghese Kurien deserves the Bharat Ratna; his work transformed the lives of crores of farmers: RS Sodhi

Today is the centenary of Dr Verghese Kurien, who is known as the father of the...

“We tried to bring in a system where seed quality percentage can be easily assessed.” — Nikhil Das, Agdhi

“We tried to bring in a system where seed quality percentage can be easily assessed.” — Nikhil Das, Agdhi

Nikhil Das is the brain behind Agdhi, an agritech startup based in Bengaluru which...

The stricter the government gets, the stronger will the farmers’ movement be: Jayant Chaudhary

The stricter the government gets, the stronger will the farmers’ movement be: Jayant Chaudhary

The ongoing movement on the Delhi borders against the three farm laws brought about...

New Farm Acts are about Agricultural Transformation: Prof. Ramesh Chand

New Farm Acts are about Agricultural Transformation: Prof. Ramesh Chand

Professor Ramesh Chand counts among the national and global experts on agricultural...

Lindiwe Majele Sibanda to head CGIAR

Following the decision of Marco Ferroni to retire and step down from his position as CGIAR System Board Chair after five years of...

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More area under wheat and mustard in current Rabi season than last year

The effect of high prices of wheat and mustard is visible in the area sown for the current Rabi season (2022-23). Farmers have sown...

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Farmers stage rallies in state capitals on “Raj Bhawan Chalo” call of SKM

On the call of Samyukt Kisan Morcha (SKM), farmers staged protest gatherings at 25 state capitals, more than 300 district headquarters...

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Gujarat polls: BJP manifesto eyes farmers

Learning from experience, the saffron party has laid special emphasis on issues relating to farmers in poll-bound Gujarat this time...

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Climate concerns impact crops in India: CRISIL

Pre-monsoon heatwaves, patchy progress of rainfall during the monsoon, and excess rainfall post-monsoon have impacted several agricultural...

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Cropfit — An app of the farmers, for the farmers, by the farmers; bidding below MSP not possible

While other apps mainly focus on the traders and how they can benefit them and the mandis, Cropfit's prime focus is on the farmers...

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