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Honey FPO Programme inaugurated by Agriculture Minister

The Union Agriculture Minister Narendra Singh Tomar recently inaugurated a cooperative programme for the beekeepers and honey collectors.  The programme was launched in 5 states. Under the programme, five farmer producer organisations are to be set up in five states. They are to be established in East Champaran, Bihar; Bharatpur, Rajasthan; Morena Madhya Pradesh; Mathura, Uttar ..

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India releases commemorative coin to mark 75th anniversary of Food and Agriculture Organization

On October 16, 2020, PM Modi will release a commemorative coin of Rs 75 denomination to mark the 75th anniversary of United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization. The Prime Minister will also dedicate 17 bio-fortified varieties of eight crops. Highlights The launch of commemorative coin will mark the highest priority given by the Government of ..

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Bills Introduced in Lok Sabha to Transform the Agriculture

Union Minister of Agriculture & Farmers’ Welfare, Rural Development & Panchayati Raj, Shri Narendra Singh Tomar introduced – The Farmers (Empowerment and Protection) Agreement of Price Assurance and Farm Services Bill, 2020 and the Minister of State for Consumer Affairs, Food & Public Distribution, Shri Raosaheb Patil Danve introduced The Essential Commodities (Amendment) Bill, 2020 ..

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PM Modi inaugurates RLB Central Agriculture University

The newly constructed building of Rani Lakshmi Bai Central Agriculture University which is one of its kind got inaugurated by the Prime Minister Shree Narendra Modi. The university is located in Jhansi and is a spectacular institute of the Bundelkhand region. PM’s Interaction with the university students followed after the inauguration. About the University Established in ..

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Agriculture Infrastructure Fund

The Prime Minister has launched the Agriculture Infrastructure Fund (Agri Infra Fund) in order to improve the farm gate prices and overall income of the farmers. The fund of Rs 1 trillion will be utilized for giving a fillip to the post-harvest management and also marketing of agricultural produce of the farmers. What are the ..

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Fertigation in Agriculture

Fertigation combines both fertilization and irrigation. Many plants need supplemental nutrients that are not found in the soil. So, fertilizers are added into an irrigation system. These fertilizers are dissolved completely in irrigation water in advance, kept in stock tanks, and then delivered to soil. Fertigation is a combination of any of the following: ammonium ..

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