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Run agriculture like business to transform economy: Bill Gates

Stressing that this has been the recipe for economic transformation across Asia, in China, South Korea and Japan, Gates said it will also be a key element for India's economic transformation.

published on : 17th November 2017

Enhancing farmers income must for improving state's economy: Nitish Kumar

Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar today said that the five-year agriculture roadmap aimed at enhancing income of farmers which was essential for improvement of state's economic situation.

published on : 17th November 2017

Government removes export restrictions on pulses, provides relief to farmers

The government extended further relief to farmers, hit hard by plunging prices, removing export restrictions on all pulses on Thursday.

published on : 17th November 2017

Complete construction of Agriculture University: Left leaders

The CPI, AP Rythu Sangham and other organisations staged a protest demanding completion of construction works of Agriculture University at Lam Farm in Tadikonda mandal of Guntur district.

published on : 17th November 2017

Development in agricultural sector should not be ignored: Venkaiah Naidu

Vice President M Venkaiah Naidu on Wednesday termed agriculture as the backbone of India, and said that development of the sector should not be let down while focussing on other sectors.

published on : 15th November 2017

Odisha plea to Centre for raise in input subsidy for farmers

The Central Govt has to bring changes in the guidelines to provide enhanced assistance to farmers, says SRC.

published on : 13th November 2017

Organic farming might be the answer to agricultural woes in Tamil Nadu

Apart from being safe, organic farming could also be the answer to many woes plaguing agriculture in the State. It is slowly gaining ground, and there is an urgent need for government to promote it, w

published on : 12th November 2017

OUAT’s rain advisory to farmers: Save harvest

The Agriculture Department on Saturday asked farmers to take precautionary measures as heavy rainfall is expected over coastal and interior parts of the State during November 16

published on : 12th November 2017

Odisha releases Rs 137 crore farm input subsidy

Odisha Government on Friday notified 1.28 lakh hectare cropped area as pest-affected and released `137.51 crore towards agriculture input subsidy from the State Disaster Relief Fund.

published on : 11th November 2017

Barren lands in Kochi's Ernakulam set to bloom

The ambitious plan put forth by the Ernakulam district administration to cultivate various crops on nearly 300 hectares of barren land left idle in the district is moving in the right direction.

published on : 11th November 2017

Odisha Agriculture University suggests six insecticide variants to save crops from pests

Authorities of Orissa University of Agriculture and Technology suspected that the pests that damaged crops in around 1.8 lakh hectares in Odisha might have developed resistance against some pesticides

published on : 10th November 2017

Union Agriculture minister to tour pest-hit areas of Odisha on November 12

Union Minister of State for Agriculture Gajendra Singh Sekhawat is coming on a two-day visit to the State on November 12 to review the crop situation as several districts.

published on : 10th November 2017

Orissa University of Agriculture and Technology suggests six insecticide variants to save crops

Orissa University of Agriculture and Technology suggests six insecticide variants to save crops.

published on : 10th November 2017

United States claims victory in Indonesia food trade dispute

The WTO ruled that Indonesia's limits on imports of horticultural and animal goods from the United States and New Zealand violate the body's trade rules.

published on : 10th November 2017

RSS-affliate SJM consults stakeholders to pressurise government to protect Indian interests in fisheries, agriculture

The SJM stated that there is a proposal to push rules on fisheries subsidies at WTO's 11th Ministerial conference in Buenos Aires during December 10-13.

published on : 9th November 2017
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