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‘Fruit And Vegetables: Opportunities And Challenges For Small-Scale Sustainable Farming’

‘Fruit And Vegetables: Opportunities And Challenges For Small-Scale Sustainable Farming’

21 September, 2021 Outlook Web Bureau

The book from FAO and CIRAD offers guidance to small-scale farmers when starting or expanding fruit and vegetable production.

Call For Integrated Aroma Dairy Entrepreneurship For J&K Farmers

Call For Integrated Aroma Dairy Entrepreneurship For J&K Farmers

21 September, 2021 Outlook Web Desk

It will ensure sustainable growth, increased income, and fresh avenues of livelihood for farmers, said MoS Jitendra Singh.


‘Greenhouse Farming Should Be Well-Planned Business’

Experts agree there are advantages in taking up greenhouse farming but also add a word of caution.

Helping Uttarakhand Farmers Scale New Heights

Helping Uttarakhand Farmers Scale New Heights

20 September, 2021 Outlook Web Bureau

How Tata Trusts, through its implementation organisation Himmotthan, supports Uttarkhand farmers in establishing better market linkages


New Techniques To Turn Poultry Feather & Animal Hair To Fertiliser

Indian scientists have developed a new sustainable and affordable solution for converting keratin waste to fertilisers and animal feeds

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18 September, 2021

Vertical Farming World Congress From Monday: This Is How You Can Join Online

Outlook Web Bureau

Increasing population, growing urbanization, diminishing farmlands, demand for locally grown food may require capital intensive vertical farms in and around major metro cities


16 September, 2021

New Technologies & Modernisation Of Agriculture Sector

Outlook Web Bureau

Due to the increasing global food demand, growers must adopt better ways for growing to maximize their yield: Report


16 September, 2021

Domestic Tractor Sales in Aug 2021 Down 17%

Outlook Web Bureau

‘This year’s August sales is not strictly comparable with last year corresponding due to the pent-up demand then, following nationwide lockdowns’


10 September, 2021

From Fishing To Fish Farming: Future of Fish

Tarun Shridhar

Aquaculture shall have to hold on and consolidate upon its growth to keep up with the supply of our requirement of animal protein


24 August, 2021

Cementing A Platform For Farmers’ Growth

Outlook Web Bureau

During the pandemic, ACF mobilised farmers into sharing messages on WhatsApp groups while field facilitators connected directly with farmers who did not own smartphones.


22 August, 2021

Pastoralists, Original Livestock Keepers Of Civilisation, Pushed To Margins

Tarun Shridhar

The worst sin towards our fellow creatures is not to hate them, but to be indifferent to them: that's the essence of inhumanity (from the play ‘The Devil’s Disciple‘ by George Bernard Shaw)


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09 August, 2021

PM Releases 9th Instalment Of PM-KISAN

Outlook Web Bureau

More than Rs. 19,500 crores transferred directly into the accounts of over 9.75 crores beneficiary farmer families


07 August, 2021

PM To Release Next Instalment Of PM KISAN On August 9

Outlook Web Bureau

This will enable the transfer of an amount of more than Rs. 19,500 crores to more than 9.75 crores beneficiary farmer families


06 August, 2021

Tractor Sales In India Register 3.3% Growth In July

Outlook Web Bureau

Monsoon has caught up to normal, sowing has picked up, lockdown lifted; these should augur well for the remaining months this year, say observers


27 July, 2021

Farmer Producer Organization Scheme A Path To Farmers’ Prosperity

Rajkumar Chahar

Due to lack of better agricultural technology for small and medium farmers and under the pressure of the moneylenders in the market, farmers were getting poorer.


24 July, 2021

This Himachal Bank Will Conserve Indigenous Organic Seeds

Ashwani Sharma

As the state celebrates its Golden Jubilee year, the government has proposed a Rs.550-lakh programme to conserve indigenous seeds varieties


23 July, 2021

Organic Farming For Sustainable Agriculture And Food Systems In India

Dr. Abhilaksh Likhi

Use of sustainable farming practices has rejuvenated soil fertility, increased water retention and has led to growing of healthy foods


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21 July, 2021

The Himachal Bank Will Conserve Indigenous Organic Seeds

Ashwani Sharma

As the state celebrate its Golden Jubilee year, the govt has proposed a Rs.550-lakh programme to conserve indigenous seeds varieties


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