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Rajasthan Agriculture Minister Lal Chand Kataria flagged off a Prachar Rath to promote organic and zero budget natural farming (ZBNF) among the farmers. Prachar Rath The initiative aims to build awareness among the farmers about organic and ZBNF which reduces agricultural input costs, encourage the use of bio-fertilisers, replace pesticides with traditional material and give tips for ..
Topics: Agricultural soil science • Agriculture • Agronomy • Crop rotation • Farm • Natural farming • Organic farming • Organic food • Primary sector of the economy • Subhash Palekar • Sustainable agriculture
Owing to the efforts under the Green Revolution wherein farmers adopted modern inputs and technology to increase production, India successfully avoided the spectre of food shortages. But this came at a cost in the form of overexploitation of natural resources, especially soil and water. The crisis is so extreme that it has brought the issue ..
Topics: Agricultural soil science • Agriculture • Agronomy • Crop rotation • Improving Organic Content in Soils • Land management • Nature • No-till farming • Soil • Soil carbon • Soil management • Soil science • Sustainable agriculture
The following steps have been undertaken by the government to improve the crop productivity, reduce the risk and improve the income of the farmers: Kisan Suvidha Mobile Application Development of Kisan Suvidha mobile application to facilitate dissemination of information to farmers on various critical parameters such as Weather; Market Prices; Plant Protection; input Dealers (Seed, ..
Topics: Agricultural soil science • Agriculture • Agriculture in India • e-NAM • Economy of India • Indian Council of Agricultural Research • Krishi Vigyan Kendra • National Initiative on Climate Resilient Agriculture • Rural community development • soil health card scheme
In Maharashtra, the 9th International Micro Irrigation Conference (IMIC) will be held at Aurangabad on 16th January 2019 with theme “Micro Irrigation in Modern Agriculture”. The 3-day event will be a multi-disciplinary dialogue in the form of a conference discussing issues related to micro irrigation for modern agriculture and various related issues like new techniques ..
Topics: Agricultural soil science • Agronomy • Applied sciences • International Commission on Irrigation and Drainage • Irrigation • Land management • Ministry of Water Resources, River Development and Ganga Rejuvenation • Natural environment • Nature • water management
The World Soil Day (WSD) is observed every year on December 5 to focus attention on the importance of healthy soil and advocating for the sustainable management of soil resources. The 2018 theme is ‘Be the Solution to Soil Pollution’. According to the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO), Soil holds 3 times as much carbon ..
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