Nabard plans Rs 30,000 cr credit to farmers for irrigation

Rs 50,000 crore of loans will be extra to farmers over the next five years under the Pradhan Mantri Krishi Sinchai Yojana (PMKSY).

Fish Biotech to set up plant in Sonepat with Norwegian support

The Norwegian team of officials is visiting India to attend the Norway-Asia Business Summit 2015 being held at New Delhi.

Chef Achintya presents micro greens & edible flowers

Edible flowers are the naturally grown flowers that can be consumed safely. Such flowers are the part of regional cuisines. 

RCED gets ASSOCHAM award for Entrepreneurship Development

RCED conducts training programmes ifor target groups such as women and youth on behalf of government departments.

Punjab Gaushala Maha Sangh appeals for protection of cows

They demanded closing down slaughter houses, getting grazing land encroachment free, arrangement of water & power in cattle pounds.

Mega Food Park inaugurated at Dabwala Kalan in Fazilka

Diversification would become a reality with creation of more food parks including the one coming up in Kapurthala district in Punjab.

CII's agriculture fair "Agro Tech 2014" held in Chandigarh

The four-day event will have 36 global & 162 domestic exhibitors, coming together to discuss the way forward for agriculture.

Air pollution biggest threat to agriculture, says study

Air pollution poses the biggest threat to India's agriculture production as it could lead to a decline of more than 30% in yields.

Khuranas create history in improving the breeding of cattle

Khuranas have won many prestigious awards at national, regional and state level championships in the past six decades.

MNREGA scheme under scanner; Did it help the agriculture sector?

MNREGA has in fact helped revive the agriculture sector of the country, this is being emphasised by the Social activists.

Badal conveys drinking water & green fodder problem to Agri Minister

Punjab has always been in the forefront for food security of the nation and has been contributing 50% of wheat to the Central Pool.

Monsoon behind schedule and not enough to cover the whole India

Sowing of major summer crops such as rice, corn, soybean and cotton have started in many areas but at a slower pace.

Modi Sarkar to give high priority to Agriculture Sector problems

The concerns of the agriculture sector are high on the priority of the government. Despite the constraints of the economy.

Indian agriculture facing sustainability issues: Davor Pisk

He feels that Indian agriculture has a fundamental need to become much more productive and sustainable in the years ahead.

Global warming may spread drought to third of Earth: Study

For agriculture, the moisture balance in the soil is what really matters,” said study co-author Jason Smerdon in Climate Dynamics.

AAP to release videos of Gujarat farmers to ‘expose’ Narendra Modi

After accusing the media of not exposing the truth about Gujarat, the party plans to take on the role of the citizen journalist. 

SGPC appeals Sikhs to celebrate Sikh Environment Day by planting trees

Shiromani Gurudwara Prabandhak Committee gave a call to celebrate March 14 as Sikh Environment Day by taking green steps.

Bihar scaling new heights in agriculture production: Nitish

Five of Bihar's farmers broke world record in paddy production and created new record in the yield of potato and wheat recently.

Super-charged broccoli with enhanced anti-cancer benefits

Crop Researchers have found a way to produce broccoli that has more anti-cancer benefits and won’t spoil quickly in refrigerator.

Badal suggests seperate budget for agriculture sector

Punjab Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal inaugurated the first ever "Progressive Punjab Agriculture Summit" near Chandigarh.

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