Fertilizers Current Affairs, GK & News
In January 2022, compared to the same time period last year, the growth rate of eight core industries stood at 3.7 percent. The Ministry of Commerce announced this. Overview: The core industries growth rate was 11.6 percent for the nine-month period between April and January. The eight-core sectors natural gas, coal, petroleum refinery products, crude ..
Category: India Nation & States Current Affairs
The Union Agricultural Minister recently addressed the fourth National Conference on Agriculture for Summer Campaign. The conference is also called the Zaid conference. The conference focuses on summer crops. About the conference The conference reviewed the crop performances. Also, it fixed the crop – wise targets. The targets were fixed after consulting the state governments. ..
Chief Minister of Gujarat, Vijay Rupani, e-launched Agricultural Diversification Scheme-2021 which will benefit vanbandhu- farmers in tribal areas. It seeks to make agriculture sustainable and profitable in tribal areas. About the scheme Scheme will benefit some 1.26 lakh farmers from 14 tribal districts of the state. Under this scheme, tribal farmers will be provided fertilizer-seed ..
Month: Current Affairs - June, 2021
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 ..
Category: Agriculture Current Affairs
On March 28, 2020, the Union Agriculture Minister announced that agriculture and farming related activities have been exempted from Lock Down. This was introduced in the second addendum introduced by the Ministry of Home Affairs. Highlights Under the second addendum issued by the Home Ministry towards the lock down, the following categories have been exempted ..
In order to commemorate the launch of Soil Health Card Scheme, the GoI is marking Soil Health Card Day on February 19, 2020. The Soil Health Card Scheme was launched by PM Modi on February 19, 2015. Objectives The Scheme was launched in 2015 to evaluate soil fertility. It was introduced to issue soil health ..
Category: Government Schemes Current Affairs