Technology

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Rural Voice Special: Hydroponics to increase yield by 20-25 times in farming

Rural Voice Special: Hydroponics to increase yield by 20-25 times in farming

Hydroponic farming is done in the absence of soil. In this technology, soluble nutrients...

Make in India: IIT Kanpur develops low-cost E. coli testing kit

Make in India: IIT Kanpur develops low-cost E. coli testing kit

The kit is easy to use, and false-positive results are rare as it is specific to...

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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...

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Rural Voice Special: Vermicompost cheaper as well as better than chemical fertilizers; a guide to how to prepare it

Rural Voice Special: Vermicompost cheaper as well as better than chemical fertilizers; a guide to how to prepare it

While chemical fertilizers consist of a maximum of three nutrients, vermicompost...

IIT Kanpur to mentor new-age 5G, 6G workforce

IIT Kanpur to mentor new-age 5G, 6G workforce

The 5G and 6G technologies will have the potential to employ 22mn skilled workers...

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Rural Voice Special: Ornamental fish farming and how much you can earn from it

Rural Voice Special: Ornamental fish farming and how much you can earn from it

The success of the ornamental fish farming business requires adopting an appropriate...

Leads Connect signs MoU with ISF College of Pharmacy, Moga, to develop intelligent health analytics platform

Leads Connect signs MoU with ISF College of Pharmacy, Moga, to develop intelligent health analytics platform

The robust platform aims to monitor, mitigate and forecast biological disasters....

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...

IIT Kanpur partners Singapore to enrich Indian start-up ecosystem

IIT Kanpur partners Singapore to enrich Indian start-up ecosystem

According to IIT Kanpur, the delegation comprises 16 stellar start-ups representing...

Using right technique can lead to saving of fertilizers

Using right technique can lead to saving of fertilizers

Dr Pravin Kumar Upadhyay, an agricultural scientist in the Agronomy Division of...

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Crop residue management technology: Farmers won’t have to burn stubble; soil fertility increases, no pollution

Crop residue management technology: Farmers won’t have to burn stubble; soil fertility increases, no pollution

Along with the increase in agricultural production in our country, mechanization...

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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...

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...

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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,...

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Testing milk adulteration at Rs 10 with a strip developed by NDRI, Karnal

Testing milk adulteration at Rs 10 with a strip developed by NDRI, Karnal

New methods are being devised to increase the SNF content and produce synthetic...

Mankind Pharma forays into agritech with the launch of Mankind Agritech

Mankind Pharma forays into agritech with the launch of Mankind Agritech

Mankind Pharma, one of the leading pharmaceutical companies in India, has announced...

Duty on petrol and diesel to shore up domestic supplies; customs duty on gold raised

According to the Ministry of Finance, a cess of Rs 6 per litre has been imposed on exports of petrol and ATF each while one of Rs...

National

IFFCO bags patents for Nano Urea and Nano DAP

The Patent Office of the Government of India has awarded the patents for 20 years. A true novel example of Atmanirbhar Bharat and...

Cooperatives

Wheat prices in the global market fall by 27 per cent from record high despite Ukraine crisis

On Tuesday June 28, the wheat price was only $9.39 per bushel (approx. $313 per tonne) while on March 7, it had gone up to $12.94...

International

IFFCO welcomes Ministry of Cooperation’s historic step towards digitalization of PACS

The computerization of PACS will connect the last-mile farmer to the economy of the country. It would create transparency and accountability...

Cooperatives

Cabinet approves computerization of PACS

This project proposes the computerization of about 63,000 functional PACS over a period of five years with a total budget outlay of...

Cooperatives

We have to depend on cooperatives for food security in future: Konda Reddy Chavva

Konda Reddy Chavva, Assistant FAOR, Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO), spoke about the case studies of agricultural cooperatives...

Cooperatives