ICAR organises entrepreneurship prog on fisheries

The a-IDEA, Agri-Business Incubator of the ICAR-National Academy of Agricultural Research Management, Hyderabad, recently organised a Sensitization Programme on 'Entrepreneurship Development in Fisheries Sector for Students of ICAR-Central Institute of Fisheries Education, Mumbai' to sensitise about the entreprene...Read more


IPGA jointly conducts webinar on pulses with IMCC

India Pulses and Grains Association (IPGA), the nodal body for India’s pulses trade and industry along with the India Myanmar Chamber of Commerce (IMCC) co-hosted a webinar on tur, urad and moong scenario in India and Myanmar under the aegis of ‘The IPGA Knowledge Series.'   IPGA recently signed...Read more


Biopesticide Summit 2021 calls for changing reforms in bioprotection industry

The Biopesticide Summit held virtually was well attended with more than 200 people linking up to view live throughout the three-hour event. The summit focussed on regulatory challenges and called for reform to create a regulatory environment that nurtures and supports the bioprotection industry. This is a worldwid...Read more


KisanMitr, Krishi Vigyan Kendras conduct series of agri presentations by tech developers

The 28th edition of the series of agricultural presentations was recently held. The series of agricultural presentations by technology developers across the Indian research Institutes and their incubated start-ups have helped showcase around 150 agricultural technologies across different themes, farm management, p...Read more


ICAR-IIWM, IWMI organise prog on flood management intervention in agriculture

The ICAR-Indian Institute of Water Management (IIWM), Bhubaneswar, Odisha and International Water Management Institute, New Delhi (IWMI) virtually organised a two-day collaborative training programme on 'Enhancing Agricultural Resilience through Index-based Flood Insurance and Post-flood Management Interventions i...Read more


CropIn with Think, HSBC conducts webinar on 'Digitizing Crop Insurance'

CropIn, in association with Think and HSBC, recently conducted a webinar on 'Digitizing Crop Insurance' as a part of the AgFin Tech Series, Digitizing Agri-Finance & Insurance. The primary focus of the series is to advance the importance of technology in the agriculture space. CropIn’s tagline 'Re-imagin...Read more


ICAR, Department of Agriculture, Uttarakhand underline balanced use of fertiliser

The ICAR-Indian Institute of Soil and Water Conservation, Dehradun, Uttarakhand and the Department of Agriculture, Uttarakhand jointly organised a virtual programme Virtual Kisan Goshthi on 'Balanced Use of Fertilizers for Sustainable Soil Health Management' on June 18, 2021.Around 225 farmers from Uttarakhand, Ja...Read more


ICAR highlights role of nanotechnology in agriculture through webinar

The National Academy of Agricultural Sciences - Bhopal Chapter in collaboration with ICAR-Indian Institute of Soil Science, Bhopal, Madhya Pradesh virtually organised a National Webinar on 'Nanotechnology in Agriculture: Opportunities and Challenges.' Dr Ashok Kumar Patra, Convener, NAAS - Bhopal Chapter & Dir...Read more


PAU organises webinar for flower growers

The Directorate of Extension Education, Punjab Agricultural University (PAU), recently organised a webinar for the members of Flower Growers Club. A total of 95 farmers attended the webinar held under the guidance of Dr Jaskarn Singh Mahal, Director of Extension Education, PAU.Dr TS Riar, Additional Director Commu...Read more


ICAR-Indian Institute of Soybean Research organises webinar on soybean cultivation

The ICAR-Indian Institute of Soybean Research, Indore, Madhya Pradesh organised an international webinar on “Genetic management of Asian soybean rust: Current Status and Future Perspectives” on June 18, 2021. Dr RR Hanchinal, Former Chairperson, PPVP&FR stressed on the nee...Read more


Punjab Agricultural University organises webinar on maize cultivation

The Department of Extension Education, Punjab Agricultural University (PAU), recently organised an online webinar on 'Successful Cultivation of Kharif Maize' under the aegis of the Directorate of Extension Education in which as many as 85 farmers, scientists, and officers of development departments participated.&n...Read more


ICAR organises webinar for promoting direct seeded rice

The Indian Council of Agricultural Research recently organised a national webinar on 'Promotion of Direct Seeded Rice (DSR): Prospects and Challenges during COVID-19.' The webinar was aimed at developing a roadmap for promoting the DSR for sustainable use and management of natural resources (soil, water and enviro...Read more