Digital innovation will transform agriculture: NITI Aayog  

     Anna Roy, Senior Adviser (DM&A, Industry) NITI Aayog, said that digital innovation will transform Indian agriculture and the focus should be on spreading awareness about the potential of such technologies in the agriculture sector, not only from the user and consumer side but also to the ...Read more


IPGA hosts webinar on Lentils

India Pulses and Grains Association (IPGA), the nodal body for India’s pulses trade and industry, hosted THE IPGA KNOWLEDGE SERIES WEBINAR ON LENTILS with domain experts like Dr S K Malhotra, Agriculture Commissioner, Ministry of Agriculture, Govt. of India; Sunil Kumar Singh, Additional MD, NAFED; Rakesh Kh...Read more


FICCI to hold 'Global R&D Summit' on Nov 25

  The Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce & Industry ( FICCI ), will be holding its annual flagship event, The Global R&D Summit in partnership with the Department of Science and Technology, Government of India. This year, the Summit will be organized virtually during November 25-27, 2020 on th...Read more


PAU holds advanced beekeeping training programme

Recently, the Skill Development Centre, Punjab Agricultural University (PAU), conducted a five-day online advanced training course on 'Mass Queen Bee Rearing and Production of Hive Products' with the participation of 40 farmers. Dr TS Riar, Associate Director (Skill Development), said that the University experts ...Read more


PAU organizes virtual training course on integrated & organic farming 

The Skill Development Centre, Punjab Agricultural University (PAU), recently organized a two-day online training course on 'Integrated Farming System and Organic Farming' for in-service candidates under the guidance of Dr Jaskran Singh Mahal, Director of Extension Education. A total of 17 agriculture and horticult...Read more


IDP-NAHEP to hold webinar on 'Automation in Agriculture' on Nov 18

G B Pant University of Agriculture and Technology, Pantnagar, in association with Institutional Development Plan-National Agricultural Higher Education Project (IDP-NAHEP), Pantnagar will conduct a two-days online Training on 'Automation in Agriculture for Informed Decisions' on November 18 and 19, 2020. The sessi...Read more


IFA to hold 'High Level Forum' on Agri Management Strategies

The International Fertilizer Association (IFA) will be conducting 'The 2020 IFA High-Level Forum (HLF) on Sustainable Plant Nutrition'. It will be held on November 17 and 18, 2020 and will integrate reflections and lessons learned from the current crisis into the larger, long-term context of changing business fund...Read more


ICAR conducts 111th Agri Foundation course

The 111th Foundation Course for Agricultural Research Service (FOCARS) was held on November 12, 2020 at the ICAR-National Academy of Agricultural Research Management, Hyderabad. Dr Trilochan Mohapatra, Secretary, Department of Agricultural Research and Education (DARE) & Director General, Indian Council of Ag...Read more


Ag Ministry organizes virtual meet on ‘Value Chain Creation for Kiwi Fruit'

The Ministry of Agriculture along with Central Institute of Horticulture, Nagaland organized a virtual meeting on ‘Value Chain Creation for Kiwi fruit – Farm to Fork’ keeping in mind the popularity of the fruit due to its tremendous commercial potential. The meeting was chaired by the Union Minis...Read more


Researchers recommend uniform regulation to effectively use new breeding technologies

The fourth and fifth webinars of One CGIAR Global Webinar Series on 'Genome Editing in Agriculture' saw the coming of researchers and policy specialists from across the world who called for a uniform enabling regulation to use new breeding technologies (NBTs) effectively. Dr Donald Mackenzie, Executive Director at...Read more


ICAR-ATARI, Pune holds 'Awareness Programme on Farm Acts-2020' for Gujarat Farmers

The ICAR-Agricultural Technology Application Research Institute, Pune, Maharashtra and Krishi Vigyan Kendra, Navsari, Gujarat jointly organized a 'State Level Webinar for Creating Awareness on Farm Acts-2020' on October 30, 2020. Dr Z P Patel, Vice-Chancellor, Navsari Agricultural University, Navsari, Gujarat, urg...Read more


ICAR-CSSRI conducts webinar on 'Agriculture in saline environment'

An International Salinity Webinar on 'Resilient Agriculture in Saline Environments under Changing Climate' was organized by Indian Council of Agricultural Research-Central Soil Salinity Research Institute (ICAR-CSSRI), Karnal, Haryana in collaboration with the International Centre for Biosaline Agriculture (ICBA) ...Read more