Bayer to launch organic vegetable seeds portfolio

Bayer has announced that it will expand its vegetable seeds offerings under the new Vegetables by Bayer umbrella to include organically produced seed. The launch will focus on certified organic production in three key crops for the greenhouse and glasshouse market: tomato, sweet pepper and cucumber. These will be ...Read more

PAU's virtual camp discuss ways on good agri practices for wheat

The School of Organic Farming, Punjab Agricultural University (PAU), organised a virtual awareness camp-cum-training course on 'Good Agricultural Practices (GAP) for Wheat' under the aegis of Biotech-KISAN Hub of Department of Biotechnology, Government of India as a part of Azadi ka Amrit Mhotsav program...Read more

KVK Khordha, NIGAM NGO Bhubaneswar launch FPC MAHEERA

The Krishi Vigyan Kendra, Khordha, Bhubaneswar, Odisha and the NIGAM, NGO, Bhubaneswar jointly launched a Farmers’ Producers’ Company (FPC) - 'MAHEERA' at Balipatna Block, Khordha District of Odisha. In his inaugural address, Batakrushna Sahoo advised the farmers for working consistently for its succes...Read more

The Organic Center to organise series of conferences on organic agri

The Organic Center is teaming up with the US Department of Agriculture’s Economic Research Service; California State University, Fresno; and Purdue University on a free virtual conference series and hackathon examining technology to address complex issues for organic agriculture. Because organic farmers are ...Read more

PAU organises online training on organic farming

The Skill Development Centre under the aegis of the Directorate of Extension Education, Punjab Agricultural University, Ludhiana, recently organised a five-day online training on organic farming. 31 farmers and farm women participated in the training.   Dr Kuldeep Singh, Associate Director, Skill Developmen...Read more

ICAR-IIFSR organise mass awareness campaign on organic farming

The ICAR-Indian Institute of Farming System Research, Modipuram, Meerut, Uttar Pradesh through its All India Network Programme on Organic Farming recently organised a Mass Awareness Campaign on 'Organic Farming.'   A total of 1,776 participants including farmers, students, entrepreneurs, input and output de...Read more

How hydroponic farming mitigates the gaps of healthy eating?

Agriculture has undergone a tremendous technological revolution. Traditionally, it relied on natural factors including climatic conditions. However, heatwaves and unexpected rains affected the harvest, thereby hindering the supply chain. With technological advances, traditional farming witnessed advancements in ir...Read more

India, European Commission charts down various aspects of agri reforms

A virtual meeting between Narendra Singh Tomar, Union Minister for Agriculture & Farmers Welfare and Janusz Wojciechowski, Member of the European Commission, Agriculture was recently held. Both dignitaries discussed EU Common Agriculture Policy (CAP) and the recent India market reforms; EU Farm to Fork Strateg...Read more

NMPB, CSIR-NBRI collaborates to boost production of medicinal plants

The National Medicinal Plant Board (NMPS) and the National Botanical Research Institute (CSIR-NBRI) signed an MoU on June 4, 2021, for extending joint collaborative efforts to boost the cultivation and production of medicinal plants and herbs in India. The MoU will facilitate the development of Quality Planting M...Read more

RISE Hydroponics develops 2 lakh sq ft of Soilless farms within 6 months

    RISE Hydroponics is an Ahmedabad-based agritech startup, a rising dynamic in the modern agriculture field of Hydroponics. They are committed to spread the use of Hydroponics and other soilless methods for agriculture across India. They help in building nature-friendly and commercially viable p...Read more

Bengaluru exports 10.20 MT processed & organic certified jackfruit to Germany

In a boost to exports of organic products, a consignment of 10.20 MT of value added products of organically certified gluten free jackfruit powder & retort packed jackfruit cubes were exported to Germany from Bengaluru today via sea route. The jackfruit has been processed in the APEDA assisted pack house owned...Read more

CropLife Asia highlights importance of plant science industry

In concert with the theme for this year's International Day for Biological Development (or Biodiversity Day), We're part of the solution, CropLife Asia and its members are commemorating the day by raising the necessity of a biologically diverse planet in ensuring our sustainable future and highlighting that plant ...Read more