Farm Inputs

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CCEA approves increased prices for P&K fertilisers for 2021-22

CCEA approves increased prices for P&K fertilisers for 2021-22

The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs has approved the increased prices of P&K fertilisers vide notification dated 20.5.2021 shall be rolled over for the whole year 2021-22 from 1.10.2021 to 31.3.2022

Agribusiness

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SLCM launches foodgrain quality check mobile app

SLCM launches foodgrain quality check mobile app

The rollout of the app is expected to give impetus to a large-scale behavioural and institutional change and influence the adoption of digital technology throughout the Indian farming ecosystem

Policy

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CCEA approves increased prices for P&K fertilisers for 2021-22

CCEA approves increased prices for P&K fertilisers for 2021-22

The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs has approved the increased prices of P&K fertilisers vide notification dated 20.5.2021 shall be rolled over for the whole year 2021-22 from 1.10.2021 to 31.3.2022

Opinion

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Enabling policy environment can realise full benefits of gene editing for Indian agriculture

Enabling policy environment can realise full benefits of gene editing for Indian agriculture

The efficient genome engineering tools for precise editing would greatly help Indian agriculture in developing crop varieties for climate resilience and nutritional security, Professor KC Bansal and Dr Shivendra Bajaj write

Charting the roadmap to food security

Allied Sectors

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Proteon Pharma to focus on sustainable alternative to antibiotics in poultry industry

Proteon Pharma to focus on sustainable alternative to antibiotics in poultry industry

Proteon uses precision biology for microbiome protection to improve animal and human health, increasing environmental sustainability and eliminating the unnecessary use of antibiotics

Agri Research

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APEDA signs MoU with Central Citrus Research Institute for boosting citrus export

APEDA signs MoU with Central Citrus Research Institute for boosting citrus export

The MoU envisages promoting export by focussing on the creation of product-specific clusters along with development of technologies by APEDA and ICAR-CCRI with a focus on efficient and precision farming