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

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...

ICAR-IISR Lucknow MoU with NamFarmers.com for faster dissemination of technologies in digital mode

ICAR-IISR Lucknow MoU with NamFarmers.com for faster dissemination of technologies in digital mode

ICAR-IISR, Lucknow, is an apex organization involved in the research and development...

Bayer commences commercial usage of drone services for farmers

Bayer commences commercial usage of drone services for farmers

Drone services will be made available for crop protection purposes across paddy,...

The way fruits ripen: Role of genes

The way fruits ripen: Role of genes

In the collaborative research, a team of plant scientists jointly led by Dr Rahul...

SOPs notified for research of genome-edited plants; duration for developing new crop varieties to reduce

SOPs notified for research of genome-edited plants; duration for developing new crop varieties to reduce

After a phase of years of reviews and meetings, the government has cleared the way...

Cropin launches Cropin Cloud, world's first purpose-built industry cloud for agriculture

Cropin launches Cropin Cloud, world's first purpose-built industry cloud for agriculture

Cropin Cloud brings together a suite of agriculture digitization applications, access...

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Rural Voice Special: How Solar Dehydrator and Slicer benefits the farmers

Rural Voice Special: How Solar Dehydrator and Slicer benefits the farmers

Farmers who grow spices and vegetables often have to suffer losses even after good...

Edible coating developed to prolong life of vegetables and fruits

Edible coating developed to prolong life of vegetables and fruits

A bio-degradable, edible coating has been developed and tested by scientists from...

Sugar substitute Xylitol produced from bagasse by IIT Guwahati researchers

Sugar substitute Xylitol produced from bagasse by IIT Guwahati researchers

A sugar substitute called Xylitol can now be produced from bagasse, the wastes from...

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Rural Voice Special: Virtual fencing is modern technology for managing cattle in the open; a primer on how it works

Rural Voice Special: Virtual fencing is modern technology for managing cattle in the open; a primer on how it works

Earlier, farmers used bamboo, wood and wire for fencing as per their convenience....

Version 2 of Crop Darpan app developed

Version 2 of Crop Darpan app developed

Prof. P. Krishna Reddy and his team at IIIT Hyderabad and scientists at PJTSAU conducted...

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Rural Voice Special: Seaweed farming replete with advantages for agriculture, food, health and beauty

Rural Voice Special: Seaweed farming replete with advantages for agriculture, food, health and beauty

Seaweed farming is being encouraged across the world, including in India. A type...

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Rural Voice Special: Process millets with low-cost dehuller machines and earn 2-10 times profit

Rural Voice Special: Process millets with low-cost dehuller machines and earn 2-10 times profit

In view of the increasing demand for millets, the government is working on technology...

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Rural Voice Special: Integrated sheep rearing good means of increasing income in arid zones

Rural Voice Special: Integrated sheep rearing good means of increasing income in arid zones

Usually, 25-30 sheep can be reared along with an acre of crops in arid zones, said...

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Rural Voice Special: Clean Milk Production Technique

Rural Voice Special: Clean Milk Production Technique

India has become the top milk producer with an annual production of 18.88 crore...

Bacteria convert agri waste to useful tool for industries

Bacteria convert agri waste to useful tool for industries

The bacterium is called Bacillus sp PM06. The research study was conducted by Prof....

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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