Why is Maize an Amazing Agri-product?

Maize, also known as corn, is an agricultural product that is loved by almost all human beings all over the world. Maize was first cultivated in Central America and Mexico.  It is found not only in yellow but also in orange, red, blue, white, black, and purple colors. Popularity and demand for maize Maize by-products are […]

You can become rich by cultivating Saffron

There are many different types of spices. They are all relatively expensive. But the spice of saffron is incomparably more expensive than most of these. A kilogram of high-quality saffron costs $ 10,000. That is above Rs 7 lakh.  Saffron has been a popular spice for thousands of years and has been used as a spice, medicine and for color. One […]

What is ‘Rythu Bandhu’ Scheme and Who will get benefit from it?

K Chandrashekhar Rao Telangana’s Chief Minister announced that under the ‘Rythu Bandhu’ system, all farmers in the state would receive financial assistance from December 28. A day after the Pragathi Bhavan review conference, Rao said that more than Rs 7,500 crore will be transferred directly to the bank accounts of around 6.14 million farmers.  According to the chief minister’s office (CMO), the amount will be […]

PM Modi Flags Off “100th Kisan Rail” amid Farmer’s Protest

Amid the farmer’s agitation against central government’s three agricultural laws in the National Capital, Prime Minister Narendra Modi will flag off the 100th “Kisan Rail” from Sangola in Maharashtra to Shalimar in West Bengal on December 28 via video-conferencing, said PM office on Saturday. As per reports, the multi-commodity train service will carry vegetables such […]

Arunachal Pradesh Launches Millet Cultivation Project in Siang district

In partnership with the Siang district agriculture department, the College of Horticulture and Forestry (CHF), Pasighat, has launched a ‘Millet Cultivation Scheme’ in the remote village of Riga in the Siang district. Millets are generally grown at an altitude of 2,100 m in both tropical and sub-tropical areas. It is a heat-loving plant and the […]

Three Agri products from Varanasi listed to get GI tag soon

Three produces from Varanasi district in Uttar Pradesh, are likely to get a Geographical indication (GI) tag soon. Geographical indication is basically a symbol used on products that have a selected geographical origin and possess qualities or a reputation that are thanks to that origin.  Ramnagar brinjal, Adamchini rice and Banarasi Langda mango, all from Varanasi, will get Geographical Indication tag which will assist in […]

Top 10 Chilli Varieties in India

The first thought that appears in our head, often when we speak about Indian cuisine, is the Indian spices, which is mostly the effect of chillies. India has nearly ten chilly varieties.  Besides adding a flavour to our palates; chillies have other impressive advantages for our wellbeing. They help the digestive system, foster a healthier heart, alleviate […]

Most Profitable Cash Crops: Farmers can grow these Crops to get High Profits in Return

The objective of this article is to give a list of cash crops farming business ideas to small farm owners and those who are new in the world of agriculture. Commercial cash crop farming is a year-round profitable farming process. Techniques may vary from one farmer to another, and one place to another, but basic is […]

Union Agriculture Minister Launches NAFED’s Honey FPO Program

Agriculture Minister Narendra Singh Tomar launched five Farmer Producer Organisations (FPOs) for producing honey which will be set up with the help of NAFED in East Champaran (Bihar), Morena (Madhya Pradesh), Bharatpur (Rajasthan), Mathura (Uttar Pradesh) and Sunderbans (West Bengal).  The inauguration programme was hosted online and attended by the new Honey FPOs, farmers and FPOs from various parts of the nation.   Tomar said, […]

Bihar Beej Anudan Yojana-Buy quality seeds

Good quality seed is important for good crop yield. Some farmers afford to buy good quality seeds but there are many others who cannot buy it due to financial issues. Hence, to help these farmers, the Bihar government has launched a special scheme known as Bihar Beej Anudan yojana.  It is important to mention that Bihar Beej Anudan Yojana is being […]