Two-day Virtual Kisan Mela of PAU deliberates on agri issues

Captain Amarinder Singh, Chief Minister of Punjab, recently inaugurated the two-day Virtual Kisan Mela of Punjab Agricultural University (PAU). “Kheti (agriculture) is Punjab’s jaan (lifeline). The Punjab Agricultural University (PAU) has contributed tremendously to the ushering in of Green Revolution ...Read more


Grundfos advocates the need to invest in efficient products

How can Grundfos Pumps India bring in a revolution in the irrigation/agri sector?   With year-round production, India’s agricultural sector is one of the most energy-consuming industries. In terms of energy, about 18 per cent of India’s total electricity consumption goes into powering irrigation...Read more


GSEF proposes rainwater harvesting along national highways

Green Sheen Environment Foundation (GSEF), a non-profit organisation that focuses on promising technologies like artificial intelligence (AI) and sensors for a sustainable impact on the earth's natural wealth and resources, has proposed to the government an ambitious rainwater harvesting plan along the national hi...Read more


KVK, Washim organises Kisan Mela under Jal Shakti Abhiyan

Krishi Vigyan Kendra, Washim, Maharashtra organised a 'Kisan Mela-cum-Awareness Programme' in the adopted village Shirsala of Malegaon Block. 'Jal Shakti Abhiyan' is being organised from August to November 2021.   In his address, the Chief Guest, Narayan Ingole, Progressive Farmer insisted on micro-irrigati...Read more


ICID to organise webinar on smart agricultural water mgmt

The International Commission on Irrigation and Drainage (ICID) will organise a webinar on 'Climate Smart Agricultural Water Management Best Practices, Policy FrameWork and Way Forward.' The webinar will be held on August 6 at 3 pm. Participants can register at  https://us06web.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_zbgp...Read more


Columbine Vineyards bags certification

Columbine Vineyards, producer of the Holiday table grapes in California's San Joaquin Valley, has now become the first Sustainably Grown Certified table grapes producer in the US. The new certification represents the significant impacts Columbine Vineyards has made over the past few years, including water conserva...Read more


Irrigation practices influencing precipitation patterns: Study

Climate researchers have discovered that excess irrigation over northern India has shifted the September monsoon rainfall towards the north-western part of the subcontinent. It has increased widespread weather extremes over Central India. These meteorological hazards expose vulnerable farmers and their crops to ri...Read more


Nestlé Waters aims to regenerate local water cycles

Nestlé Waters will expand its current efforts to manage water sustainably and increase its collaboration with partners to identify and support local solutions. These solutions are designed to help regenerate the ecosystems in the areas around each of Nestlé Waters' 48 sites. As of 2025, Nestle Waters...Read more


India to host two-day summit on green hydrogen initiatives involving BRICS nations

A two-day summit on green hydrogen initiatives will be held from June 22, 2021, involving the BRICS nations. The event offers a platform to share their respective green hydrogen initiatives and views on how to take it to the next level in their own countries. The online event will be held via a video conference an...Read more


Netafim launches intelligent automated filter to counter degrading water quality  

      Israel based company, Netafim, the global leader of precision irrigation solutions and agricultural projects, announced the launch of its AlphaDisc™ filter. The filter will protect irrigation systems against clogging caused by organic contaminants, and enable growers to more unifo...Read more


Dahua's digital intelligence systems supports water management efforts 

    To protect the environment of the Yangtze basin in China, the main part of the Yangtze River, as well as large-scale lakes and important tributaries, have just started this year a ten-year comprehensive ban on fishing, a project Dahua Technology is supporting with its digital intelligence syst...Read more


Netafim-backed NAFA secures USD 50 Mn via Equity and ECB  

    Netafim Agricultural Financing Agency Pvt. Ltd. (NAFA), an agri-focused NBFC and a subsidiary of Netafim Singapore, has raised USD 40 million via external commercial borrowing (ECB) from the Phoenix Group and Cogito Capital, both Israel based investors. The raised funds will be utilized effectively...Read more