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Scientists launch app to assist tree growers, farmers

Scientists launch app to assist tree growers, farmers

COIMBATORE: In a bid to encourage and assist tree growers and farmers, scientists at the city-based Institute of Forest Genetics and Tree Breeding have developed a mobile app that focuses specifically on common diseases affecting forest trees. The app also allows people to upload a picture of the diseased portion […]

?Chimbel IT project will also burden infrastructure?

?Chimbel IT project will also burden infrastructure?

PANAJI: With activists and others pledging their support to the villagers of in their agitation against the setting up of an park in the area, locals on Saturday reiterated their opposition to the project at a public meeting. Various speakers criticised the project and said it would affect the village?s […]

Farmer?s family protests with necks in nooses, pic goes viral

BELAGAVI: A picture of members of a farming family standing on chairs with their necks in nooses, has been shared several times on social media. The picture was taken during a symbolic protest against the acquisition of the land for a housing project. Belagavi Urban Development Authority (BUDA) plans to […]

Krishi Yantra Mela will cash in on momentum of previous 3 editions

Krishi Yantra Mela will cash in on momentum of previous 3 editions

MANGALURU: Multi-state cooperative Ltd, in association with Vivekananda College of Engineering and Technology, Vivekananda Polytechnic and DK Cooperative Milk Producers? Union Ltd are gearing up to organise the fourth edition of Krishi Yantra Mela 2019 at the college campus in Puttur from February 23. The 3-day event will also see […]

Put Telangan at top of food processing charts: CM

Put Telangan at top of food processing charts: CM

HYDERABAD: Chief minister asked government officials to study the best practices across the globe to put on top in food processing and exports of processed food products in the country in near future. He also wants Telangana to lead in and sectors. He asked officials to involve Indira Kranthi Padham […]

?Will make farmers financially strong by reducing input cost?

?Will make farmers financially strong by reducing input cost?

minister , who took the charge on Thursday, said that the Centre‘s promise of doubling income of farmers by 2022 is another ?jumla?. He assured that Congress government will work towards making the farmers ?financially strong? by bring down the cost of production. ?My government will chart out a roadmap […]

Rehab plan of landlosers for Jewar airport ready

Rehab plan of landlosers for Jewar airport ready

GREATER NOIDA: The district administration has published the rehabilitation and resettlement (R&R) report on land acquisition for Jewar airport. Notices for land acquisition will be issued to farmers once the state government approves the report, officials said. The R&R report basically details about the value of household assets and properties. […]

?Need to focus on value addition and technology to increase farmers? income?

?Need to focus on value addition and technology to increase farmers? income?

MYSURU: Realising the Indian government?s vision of doubling a farmer?s annual income by 2022 will be possible only if we increase our focus on three aspects: technology, value addition and marketing, said chairman of the Coconut Development Board, Government of India Raju Narayan Swamy on Wednesday. Swamy, who inaugurated the […]

Guv lays foundation of animal breeding centre

Guv lays foundation of animal breeding centre

MOTIHARI: Governor on Tuesday laid the foundation stone of an ?Animal Breeding Centre Of Excellence? with the cooperation of Brazil government at Piprakothi on Krishi Vigyan Kendra (KVK) campus, where artificial insemination will be done to enhance milk productivity. Calling it a milestone achievement, Tandon urged the farmers to visit […]

Netravali gets a strawberry shake

Netravali gets a strawberry shake

MARGAO: Nestled in the Western Ghat, two hilltop villages?Verlem and Tudav?in Netravali have a new-found attraction: Strawberry cultivation. The twin villages, a hotspot of biodiversity and a delight for wildlife enthusiasts and birders, is once again seeing 4,500 sqm of strawberry farming with about 40 households engaged in it. FRUIT […]