What Can You Do to Help the Struggling Farmers and Their Communities?

Farmers work until the job is finished, persistently toiling even after the sun sets. No matter the winter frost or the summer heat, a farmer labors so that people everywhere can eat. The adage “If you ate today, thank a farmer” is true, but how does it apply to how our agricultural community continues to […]

Wheat stock with Food Corporation of India falls below 100 lakh tones for the first time since 2018

The Food Corporation of India (FCI) has reported a decline in wheat stocks, falling below 100 lakh tones for the first time since 2018, standing at 97 lakh tones this month. This decrease is attributed to low procurement over the past two years and a significant sale of the cereal in the open market to […]

Benefits of Pesticide Use in Agriculture

Pesticides are essential. They assist farmers in growing more food on less land by protecting crops against pests, diseases, and weeds and increasing yield per hectare. Pesticides safeguard plants against weeds, illnesses, and pests that can potentially wipe out entire crops. Currently, these dangers result in the annual destruction of up to 40% of the […]

Plant These 5 Veggies in March-April for a Bumper Crop!

As we welcome March, it’s time for farmers to roll up their sleeves and get ready for planting season. But it can be tough to know exactly what to plant, right? That’s why it’s important to consider planting the top 5 veggies this March-April. Let’s discuss in detail: 1. Coriander Crop: Spice Up Your Fields […]

Role of Resistant Chilli Varieties in Mitigating Phytophthora Root Rot and Chilli Leaf Curl Virus

India is the global leader in the production, consumption, and export of dry chilli, a vital component of its spice industry. Chilli is one of the most important spices integral to Indian cuisine. With approximately 400 different types of chillies cultivated across the country, the economic significance of chillies was evident, contributing over 130 billion […]

Pros And Cons Of Regenerative Agriculture

A regenerative farming strategy focuses on recovering soils damaged by excessive chemical fertilizers and pesticides in industrial and agricultural practices. Regenerative farming approaches, on the other hand, encourage conservation and better ecosystems by replenishing soil organic matter through holistic farming and grazing strategies. The agriculture business is now one of the world’s top carbon dioxide […]

Coconut Wholesale Prices Rise in Several Indian Mandis

The month-on-month average of wholesale prices of coconut increased in March, according to the data from the Agmarknet portal, run by the Union Ministry of Agriculture and Farmers Welfare. The agri-commodity saw an increase of 1.6% to Rs 1,080 per quintal in Goa as of March 6, 2024, from Rs 1,063 in February. In Tamil Nadu, the […]

What is Composting? Its Types and Advantages

What is Composting? Composting is a simple and natural process that converts plant waste and kitchen and garden trash into nutrient-rich food that helps plants thrive and shine. Aside from that, it improves your garden soil, which promotes plant development. Compost is an organic material that has been collected and degraded and is commonly used […]

India to replace 2.5 million tonnes of conventional urea with Nano urea in FY24, minister says

India will replace the consumption of 2.5 million tonnes (mt) of conventional urea with nano urea in FY24, union chemicals and fertilisers minister Mansukh Mandaviya said at a press conference on Friday. This is in line with India’s goal of achieving self-sufficiency in urea production by 2025. India’s urea consumption in the 10 months to […]

The Role of Plant Sprayers in Plant Protection

Farmers now have access to a wealth of cutting-edge tools and resources thanks to ongoing technological breakthroughs in the agricultural industry, which help them fulfill their mission of feeding the world’s population. Regarding plant protection, many farmers have started employing sprayers to irrigate their crops and apply chemicals. Here, we’ve covered a few typical advantages […]