Farm Inputs

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Global organic fertiliser market to reach $15.9 billion by 2027: Study

Global organic fertilisers market to reach $15.9 billion by 2027: Study

Asia-Pacific region is estimated to command the largest share of the global organic fertilisers market in 2020, followed by Europe and Latin America

Agri Research

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New wheat variety doubles farmers’ yield in a Maharashtra village

New wheat variety doubles farmers’ yield in a Maharashtra village

The newly developed common wheat or bread wheat, also called high yielding Aestivum, matures in 110 days and is resistant to most races of leaf and stem rust

Agribusiness

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SIFCO’s integrated organic food processing units to commence from Oct 2021

SIFCO’s integrated organic food processing units to commence from Oct 2021

Construction of the units is expected to be completed by October 2021 while production to commence with processing organic ginger, turmeric, large cardamom and buckwheat

Allied Sectors

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Orange production is estimated at 64 lakh tonnes in 2019-20

Orange production is estimated at 64 lakh tonnes in 2019-20

Major states engaged in orange cultivation are Madhya Pradesh, Punjab, Maharashtra, Rajasthan and Haryana

How has been the cardamom cultivation over the years?

Opinion

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Right crop protection methods are key to integrated pest management

Right crop protection methods are key to integrated pest management

Integrated pest management is an integral part of the agricultural practices in the tropical areas. India is one of the most pest-affected areas in the world and grows the most of the world’s foodgrains, Rajesh Aggarwal, MD, Insecticides (India) writes on need of right crop protection methods

Policy

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AIC and India Post Payments Bank tie-up for distribution of crop insurance schemes

AIC and India Post Payments Bank tie-up for distribution of crop insurance

This strategic tie-up will be a win-win for both AIC and IPPB and will be beneficial mainly to the small and marginal farmers of the country at large

Farmers` Corner

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Amid farmers’ protest, 3 Bills related to agriculture tabled in the Lok Sabha

Amid farmers’ protest, 3 Bills related to agriculture tabled in the Lok Sabha

The three Bills related to the agriculture and farmers did not go down well among the farming community as the community held nationwide protest on the occasion