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India’s Seafood Exports Gets Boost from Increasing Output

India’s Seafood Exports Gets Boost from Increasing ...

Mangalore: The consistent increase in the coastal aquaculture shrimp production to over 5 lakh tonnes in the last couple of …

SAC Calls for Dilution of Packing Rules for Foodgrains

SAC Calls for Dilution of Packing Rules ...

New Delhi: The Standing Advisory Committee (SAC) panel on Jute has called for a dilution of the Centre’s mandatory packing …

Odisha Brings 7 crops under PMFBY insurance

Odisha Brings 7 crops under PMFBY insurance

Bhubaneswar: Odisha government has decided to bring seven major crops – paddy, cotton, groundnut, turmeric, ginger, maize and red-gram (arhar) …

NAFED Procures Over 8.76 Lakh MTs of Pulses

NAFED Procures Over 8.76 Lakh MTs of ...

New Delhi: NAFED has set a record of procurement of pulses and oilseeds during the year 2016-17, emerging as the …

SJM Opposes Commercial Cultivation of GM Mustard

SJM Opposes Commercial Cultivation of GM Mustard

New Delhi: RSS affiliate, Swadeshi Jagran Manch (SJM) has opposed Biotech regulator Genetic Engineering Approval Committee (GEAC)’s recommendation for commercial …

GEAC Approves GM Mustard Cultivation

GEAC Approves GM Mustard Cultivation

New Delhi: Genetic Engineering Appraisal Committee (GEAC), India’s central biotech regulator, has approved that genetically modified (GM) Mustard can be …

Koraput Named Globally Important Agriculture Heritage Site

Koraput Named Globally Important Agriculture Heritage Site

Koraput in Odisha has been designated by the UN Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO) as “Globally Important Agricultural Heritage Systems (GIAHS)”.[mom_row][/mom_row]The GIAHS project, which was launched by the UN agency in 2002 during the “World Summit on Sustainable Development” in Johannesburg, has been initiated by FAO in order to safeguard and support the world’s agricultural heritage systems.

Eminent agro scientist M.S. Swaminathan attributed the recognition to the work done by the M. S. Swaminathan

Research Foundation (MSSRF) scientists.

 

India’s March Tea Output Down 21 pct y/y – Board

India’s March Tea Output Down 21 pct ...

Mumbai: The production of tea in India in January fell 21 percent from a year ago to 56.08 million kg, …

Centre Launches Online Interface for Farmers

Centre Launches Online Interface for Farmers

New Delhi: Radha Mohan Singh, Union Minister for Agriculture and Farmers Welfare, has launched internet-based interface e-Krishi Samvad at Krishi …

Dhanuka Organizes Krashal Goshthi for Doubling Farmer’s Income

Dhanuka Organizes Krashal Goshthi for Doubling Farmer’s ...

Motihari: Dhanuka Agritech Limited organized a ‘KrashakGoshthi’ for ‘Doubling Farmer’s Income’ in April on the occasion of 100 years of …