Tag: agriculture

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Rural Voice Special: Biofertilizers to reduce farming cost, make soils more fertile

Rural Voice Special: Biofertilizers to reduce farming cost, make soils more fertile

Biofertilizers are used through seed and soil treatment. They can reduce the use...

Rural Dialogue
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...

Latest News
Economy grows by only 4.1 per cent in Q4, GVA from agriculture by only 3 per cent in FY22

Economy grows by only 4.1 per cent in Q4, GVA from agriculture by only 3 per cent in FY22

The Omicron wave-induced restrictions and high commodity prices have affected economic...

Technology
Maharashtra and World Bank launch SMART AgTech Integration Facility 2022

Maharashtra and World Bank launch SMART AgTech Integration Facility 2022

The facility will transform rural Maharashtra through Disruptive Agricultural Technologies...

National
Congress Chintan Shivir proposes legal guarantee for MSP and Farmer Debt Relief Commission

Congress Chintan Shivir proposes legal guarantee for MSP and Farmer Debt Relief Commission

The proposal says that MSP should be fixed at “C2 cost + 50 per cent profit”. That...

Technology
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Smartphone sensors: Uses and advantages in agriculture

Smartphone sensors: Uses and advantages in agriculture

Smartphone sensors are installed in the entire field to measure the temperature...

Opinion
Time to shift to Climate Resistant Agriculture; ICAR template needs fast follow-up

Time to shift to Climate Resistant Agriculture; ICAR template needs fast follow-up

One of the most important recommendations was whether the crop cycle can be tweaked...

Technology
Rural Voice Special: How protected cultivation technology is benefiting the farmers

Rural Voice Special: How protected cultivation technology is benefiting the farmers

Five times more yield can be obtained through this technology as compared to traditional...

National
With employment to 1.1 crore people during three years, agriculture sector comes to rescue during crisis: CMIE

With employment to 1.1 crore people during three years, agriculture sector comes to rescue during crisis: CMIE

45 lakh additional people got employed in the agriculture sector during 2021-22....

Technology
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How farmers can increase their income by using IoT in agriculture

How farmers can increase their income by using IoT in agriculture

In IoT-based smart agriculture, farmers may easily get information about light,...

States
Chhattisgarh agri budget goes up by only 3.3 per cent in 2022-23, rural development budget same as that last year

Chhattisgarh agri budget goes up by only 3.3 per cent in 2022-23, rural development budget same as that last year

The Chief Minister has proposed to restore the old pension scheme for the state...

National
AI to change agriculture-related trends completely in the 21st century: PM Narendra Modi

AI to change agriculture-related trends completely in the 21st century: PM Narendra Modi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi addressed a webinar on Feb 24 on the positive impact...

Rural Connect
Average rural wages increase by more than 4 per cent : DEA report

Average rural wages increase by more than 4 per cent : DEA report

According to the economic report released by the Department of Economic Affairs...

NEDAC-RURAL VOICE AWARDS
NEDAC-Rural Voice Awards for excellence in agriculture and rural affairs

NEDAC-Rural Voice Awards for excellence in agriculture and rural affairs

The NEDAC-Rural Voice awards have been instituted jointly by NEDAC and Rural Voice...

International
Road to India–Australia FTA opens; early harvest agreement in next 30 days

Road to India–Australia FTA opens; early harvest agreement in next 30 days

Commerce and Industry Minister Piyush Goyal said that the early harvest agreement...

Opinion
Sanjeevani Budget for agriculture and cooperatives in Amrit Kaal

Sanjeevani Budget for agriculture and cooperatives in Amrit Kaal

This year’s Budget has planted the seeds of a shift in the approach at a fundamental...