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


FICCI to hold webinar on 'Future of Agrochemicals Industry' on Nov 5

The Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce & Industry ( FICCI ) will be conducting a webinar on November 5, 2020 entitled, 'Post Covid19: The Future and Dynamics of Agrochemicals Industry' from 3:00 pm to 4:30 pm, Indian Standard Time. Eminent participants and panelists include Mansukh Laxmanbhai Mandaviya,...Read more


ICAR-IISS, Bhopal holds national webinar on improving pan India soil labs

The Indian Council of Agricultural Research-Indian Institute of Soil Science (ICAR-IISS), Bhopal, Madhya Pradesh, on October 31, 2020, organized a national webinar on 'Quality Improvement and Proficiency Testing of Soil Laboratories in India: Towards Improving the Quality of Analytical Data and Harmonization of So...Read more


ICAR-CTCRI holds webinar on 'Harnessing the Potential Tropical Tuber Crops'

The ICAR-Central Tuber Crops Research Institute, Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala, recently organized an online International Webinar on 'Harnessing the Potential of Tropical Tuber Crops under Changing Climate (HPTTC) - 2020' on November 2020. Attended by a total of 958 participants and 300 delegates, the webi...Read more


KVK, Jalna holds 'Rabi Crops Mela and Agri Tech week'

Farmers’-Scientists’ Forum and Rabi Crops Mela was virtually organized by the Krishi Vigyan Kendra in Jalna-II, Maharashtra on October 20, 2020. Dr Lakhan Singh, Director,  Indian Council of Agricultural Research -Agricultural Technology Application Research Institute (ICAR-ATARI), emphasized on t...Read more