Utilizing Innovative Methods And Technologies To Cut Post-Harvest Losses

Concerns over future food security are growing as a result of environmental burdens and population growth around the world. On the other hand, a lot of crops are thrown away after harvest without being used. The major causes of post harvest loss in poor nations are a lack of resources and technology for food distribution, […]

No respite, retail tomato price further shoots up to Rs 162/kg

Synopsis A maximum rate of Rs 162 per kg was quoted in Shahjahanpur in Uttar Pradesh, while the minimum rate was Rs 31 per kg in Churu district of Rajasthan, the data showed. Tomato prices remained high in other cities in the country as well. Consumers continue to see red due to pricier tomatoes as […]

IFFCO to procure 2,500 agri-drones; launches campaign to train 5k rural entrepreneurs to promote use of nano fertilisers

Synopsis Indian cooperative IFFCO is launching a national campaign to promote the use of nano fertilisers, with plans to procure 2,500 agri-drones and train 5,000 rural entrepreneurs. The drones will be used to spray IFFCO’s nano urea and nano di-ammonium phosphate products. The cooperative will also purchase 2,500 electric three-wheelers to transport the drones to […]

Farming Transformation: The Role of Digital

For almost a decade, “digital transformation” has been the talk of the agri-food industry. It has made it possible for both corporate and public organisations to use advances in digital technology to rework procedures and find new business models. The word “digital” does not, however, have the same meaning to everyone at every level of […]

How to improve agribusiness best practises with AI, IoT, and automation

There will be 9.7 billion people on the planet by 2050, and there will be a 70% increase in food demand. An key problem facing the food industry is how to increase production in a sustainable way to fulfil the needs of the rapidly expanding population. Using intelligent technologies, including artificial intelligence (AI), internet of […]

Tea producers call for all stakeholders to ensure industry’s resilience and growth

Synopsis TAI representing tea producers in Assam & West Bengal, is concerned by the pressing challenges faced in the current season by the tea industry in these regions. The Tea Association of India (TAI), representing tea producers in Assam & West Bengal felt that adverse climate conditions, subdued international and domestic markets, and their profound impact on the industry […]

WHY IS FARM WATER FILTERATION IMPORTANT FOR YOUR FARM?

On farms, a lot of water get used. It is possible for water to come from the mains, streams, rivers, ponds, or runoff from rainfall. Water is specifically used for many different things, such as washing vegetables, irrigation, watering livestock, and cleaning dairy and pig facilities. Without a doubt, pumps and filters are crucial pieces […]

India’s wheat output set to touch a new record of 112.74 mn ton in 2022-23: Govt data

Synopsis The country’s wheat production is estimated to set a new record of 112.74 million tonne in the 2022-23 crop year (July-June), while the overall foodgrain output is also likely to be a record 330.53 million tonne, the Agriculture Ministry said on Thursday. The country’s wheat production is estimated to set a new record of […]

Himachal Pradesh aims to bring additional 30,000 acres of land under natural farming in FY24

Synopsis The agriculture department of Himachal Pradesh has set the target to bring an additional 30,000 acres of land under natural farming in 2023-24. So far, 1.59 lakh farmers in the state are practicing natural farming on around 50,000 acres of land, officials said. The agriculture department of Himachal Pradesh has set the target to […]

Cotton prices take a knock as farmers offload stocks

The daily arrival of cotton in the markets has increased fivefold to 100,000 bales (each weighing 170 kg) from the historical average of 20,000 bales a day in May. Prices of cotton in the futures trade and at the farm gate have declined 8% and 12%, respectively, in the last fortnight, as farmers, who were […]