Horticulture

Karnataka contractors name Planning Minister N Munirathnaminister in ‘40 per cent commission’ scam

The fresh row over corruption charges, and naming a minister, has erupted even as the parties are preparing for the 2023 assembly polls.

published on : 25th August 2022

Officer in Telangana ‘misappropriates’ Rs 20 crore from GWMC

GWMC Additional Commissioner Anis-ur-Rasheed said that the GWMC Commissioner has written to the Agricultural department principal secretary to take action against the repatriated officer.

published on : 9th August 2022

Known for its variety of apples, Jammu and Kashmir to soon grow dates 

The horticulture department in February last year cultivated 50 plants of dates on trial basis at one of its nurseries in Vijaypur area of Samba in Jammu region.

published on : 2nd August 2022

Plan to increase dragon fruit acreage by 200 hectares in Andhra this financial year

At present, the dragon fruit is being cultivated in 195 hectares in the State.

published on : 10th July 2022

Dr YSR Horticulture University scripts lesson on women empowerment

Members earn Rs 15,000 to Rs 20,000 every month by making artefacts using dried flowers

published on : 10th July 2022

Odisha Lokayukta orders recovery of govt funds from horticulture officials

The officials misappropriated the money meant to plant cashew trees. No foolproof measures were taken by the officials to safeguard the plantation from adverse external factors, Pani claimed. 

published on : 1st July 2022

Horticulture college students ensure innovation can be mouth watering

The college’s innovative team has found a way to make dried slices of guava fruit retain the nutritive value without losing its flavour and has standardised the process of keeping them fresh that way.

published on : 20th June 2022

Delhi: Decoding the green message

What is the one thing that comes to your mind when you think of Delhi? Many will mention that the air pollution is what they usually associate the city with.

published on : 7th June 2022

More takers for horticulture under MGNREGS

Officials were asked to take the interested farmers for a field visit and explain the advantage of the schemes.

published on : 6th June 2022

Terrace, vegetable gardens a hit among residents of Tamil Nadu's Tirupattur

An official said that the horticulture department introduced the nutrititious plant kit during the pandemic when there is a need for nutritious food and improved immunity.

published on : 3rd June 2022

Rs 1 crore NGT penalty on Odisha government over horticulture project on forest land

Earlier, the NGT had constituted a three-member committee and assigned it to submit a report on the status and category of the forest land.

published on : 25th May 2022

YSRHU reaches out to farmers using tech  

According to YSRHU officials, the modern horticulture has needed technology development specific to the agroclimatic, soil, food habits and several other factors.

published on : 24th May 2022

Mango Mela returns with much fervour after 2-year Covid break

The minister appealed to the customers to extend support to farmers and encourage them during the distress situation and buy mangoes at Hopcoms. 

published on : 23rd May 2022

In the Green of Health      

Much like the rest of the world, physicians in India are waking up to the merits of ‘green prescriptions,’ as a remedy for lifestyle, genetic and chronic diseases.  

published on : 22nd May 2022

Mangoes to turn costly in Dharmapuri as pests ravage orchards 

Dharmapuri is one of the largest producers of mangoes in the Western region.

published on : 9th May 2022

 2-day vegetable exhibition draws tourists to Ooty

After two years, this is the 11th vegetable show as there were no events in 2020 and 2021 due to the Covid-19 pandemic.

published on : 8th May 2022

Tourist footfall rises in Nilgiris

A senior official in the horticulture department said they are instructing tourists to wear masks and adequate staff have been deployed to monitor compliance.

published on : 3rd May 2022

Traditional farmers blame shallot variety CO5 for supply glut, fall in price

The supply glut has brought down procurement price of shallots to around Rs 10-12 a kilogram in the district, and traditional farmers blamed improved variety of seeds for the bumper yield.

published on : 6th April 2022

GMC, APG&BC to renovate public parks in city

The commissioner called on AP Greenery and Beautification Corporation MD P Sampath Kumar at the latter’s office in Vijayawada on Wednesday.

published on : 31st March 2022

Increase in price, acreage pay dividends for Banana farmers in Tirunelveli

This year, the crop was cultivated in 5,728 hectares of land in the district, and a good harvest and price rise at the right time has brought much joy to the ryots.

published on : 30th March 2022
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