Tripura Encouraging Farmers for Commercial Cultivation of Agar

After Assam, now the Tripura government is also encouraging farmers for commercial cultivation of agar, which is used in world-class perfumeries and other sectors, authorities said on Saturday. Biplab Kumar Deb, Chief Minister of Tripura, met with Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday to seek his help in facilitating the export of agar oil and chips […]

India starts exporting GI-certified Jalgaon banana to Dubai

In a major boost to India’s exports of Geographical Indications (GI) certified agricultural produce, a consignment of fibre and mineral rich ‘Jalgaon Banana’ has been shipped to Dubai, United Arab Emirates. About 22 tonne of the GI certified banana was sourced from farmers of Tandalwadi village in Maharashtra’s Jalgaon district, a cluster identified under the […]

Queen Pineapple of Tripura: What’s So Special About This Variety?

Welcome to the land of hillocks and high hills adorned with valleys and rivers with moderately humid and warm climate in the Northeast of India. Welcome to Tripura.   This is also the land of pineapples, jackfruits, litchis, oranges, limes, lemons, cashew nuts, and coconuts. The beauty of this land is that fruits are abundantly grown on hillocks, harnessing the well-distributed rainfall of […]

Indian Army Purchases Jharkhand Farmer’s Bumper Watermelon Harvest

Due to the coronavirus-induced lockdown, a 25-year-old Jharkhand farmer was unable to sell his bumper watermelon harvest of 5 tonnes hence he offered the whole of his produce to soldiers of the Sikh Regimental Centre (SRC) at Ramgarh.  SRC officials, including commandant Brigadier M Sri Kumar, were moved by the gesture of Ranjan Kumar Mahto, a Ranchi […]

India And Israel Sign Three-year Work Program To Train Farmers And Modernize Agriculture

Taking forward the ever-growing partnership in agriculture between Israel and India, the two governments have agreed to enhance their cooperation in agriculture and signed a three-year work program agreement. India and Israel are implementing the “Indo-Israel Agricultural Project Centres of Excellence” and “Indo-Israel Villages of Excellence”. Ministry of Agriculture and Farmers Welfare, Government of India, […]

Good News! Punjab Government agrees to implement Direct Bank Transfer for Farmers.

Punjab farmers should expect direct online MSP payments starting with the forthcoming procurement season, after the Centre dismissed the state’s request for yet another DBT exemption on Thursday. After a nearly two-hour meeting with Food Minister Piyush Goyal, who categorically assured the state that the Centre will allow procurements and repay relevant costs only if […]

Niche Agriculture brings the freshness of “Queen of Fruits”, Grapes

Grape cultivation is one of the most lucrative and profitable farming in India. Grapes are not only a wonderful fruit for eating, juicing, and for winemaking but also a beautiful ornamental plant. It is a perennial and deciduous woody climbing wine and is used for making various products such as jelly, jam, resins, vinegar, juice, […]

Netizens are going crazy over Yellow Watermelons cultivated by a Karnataka Farmer

The passion for fruits and their bright colours can never go away, and this love for rare fruits has made this young farmer based in Karnataka grow ‘Yellow Watermelons’. The tempting colour of these watermelons is making netizens go crazy. This watermelon’s yellow flesh and its sweet flavour will help you ditch the red watermelons you enjoy most. Basavaraj Patil, a graduate and […]

Shivraj Government Takes Big Decision for Farmers; Details Inside

Here is good news for Madhya Pradesh farmers. Amidst the ongoing farmers’ protest, Shivraj government is going to take a big decision. Under this, farmers could sell their wheat produce to private centers on the MSP. For this, permission will be given to open purchasing centers in the region.   Private Purchasing Centres  Till now, the procurement of […]

Farmer in Bihar Cultivates World’s Costliest Crop ‘Hop-Shoots’

Do you know what is the most costly vegetable or crop in the entire world? Let’s know about this vegetable which has created lots of opportunities for farmers across the globe and is now making its debut in India. The cultivation of the world’s costliest vegetable which is named as ‘hop shoots’ has recently started on a trial basis in Bihar’s Aurangabad […]