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Andhra Pradesh government joins hands with US varsity to give fresh lease of life to agriculture sector

Horticulture Commissioner Chiranjiv Choudhary has constituted two task-force committees for discussing and finalising the specific areas of collaboration with the University of Florida.

published on : 20th April 2018

Andhra Pradesh’s farm sector growth remarkable: Agriculture Minister Somireddy Chandramohan Reddy

Agriculture Minister Somireddy Chandramohan Reddy has said that the State has registered a remarkable growth in agriculture and its allied sectors in the last three-and-half-years.

published on : 18th April 2018

NABARD comes up with integrated farming model

NABARD, which is an apex development financial institution, does not lend loan directly to farmers, but they lend through banks and cooperative societies.

published on : 16th April 2018

Tamil Nadu: 50 value addition units for better crop prices

At a time when farmers in Tamil Nadu are fighting against heavy odds to save their crops from water shortage, the Agriculture Department is initiating a slew of measures to bail them out.

published on : 15th April 2018

Kerala Engineering students’ come up with startup to revolutionise agriculture sector

St Thomas College of Engineering and Technology in Mattannur are chasing a bigger dream, a startup company of their own with a product that could revolutionise the agriculture sector.

published on : 15th April 2018

Nearly 40 per cent shortage of faculty at Himachal Pradesh agriculture university: CAG

Against the total sanctioned strength of 380 members of faculty in the state-run university, 141 posts have been lying vacant, the CAG said in a report tabled in the state assembly on April 5.

published on : 12th April 2018

Andhra Pradesh CM N Chandrababu Naidu calls for use of new technologies in horticulture

Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu has directed the officials of Agriculture and Horticulture Departments to adopt best practices and technologies in the world to ensure more income to farmers.

published on : 8th April 2018

Vegetable production rises to 9.5 lakh tonnes in the state 

The vegetable production in the state has increased from 6.5 lakh tonnes in 2016 and crossed 9.5 lakh metric tonnes within two years, said Agriculture Minister V S Sunil Kumar. 

published on : 7th April 2018

Three officials suspended over procurement scam in Jagatsinghpur of Odisha

The district administration on Friday suspended three officials of Tiruna Primary Agriculture Cooperative Societies (PACS) in Naugaon block for their involvement in large-scale

published on : 7th April 2018

Ryots to get input subsidy for crop loss due to rain in Andhra Pradesh

The TDP government distributed Rs 2,075 crore to farmers towards input subsidy in the last three-and-a-half years.

published on : 4th April 2018

Agriculture start-ups emerging a promising segment as IT sheen wears off

Besides organisations like Acumen India and Villgro, initiatives of Central and several state governments is boosting the growth.

published on : 4th April 2018

Agricultural and veterinary varsities lock horns over land

UNIVERSITIES, the centres of education, are unfortunately engaged in a land tussle.

published on : 2nd April 2018

Farmers not cultivating their land to also get Rs 4,000 per acre under Rytu Bandhu scheme

Officials say orchard farmers will also be eligible for dole under Rytu Bandhu scheme.

published on : 31st March 2018

Odisha farmers among poorest in country, admits Agriculture Minister Pradip Maharathi

Even as the State Government claims to have doubled the income of farmers, the monthly average income of farmers remains one of the lowest in the country at Rs 1,407 per family.

published on : 28th March 2018

Maharashtra government to ensure procurement of all farm produce: Co-operation Minister 

He added that instructions have been issued to the authorities concerned to take action against traders who procure the farm produce at a price less than the MSP.

published on : 22nd March 2018
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