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Natural farming to be taken up by Karnataka's four agricultural varsities on 1,000 acre of land each

Starting this pre-monsoon, the government will take up the study on chemical-free farming in association with the four agriculture universities situated in Bengaluru, Dharwad, Raichur and Shivamogga

Published on 4th April 2022
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Natural farming to become a part of agriculture education curriculum soon. Here's why

The scheme, in which natural farming is a major component, mainly emphasises the exclusion of all synthetic chemical inputs and promotes on-farm biomass recycling

Published on 5th February 2022
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Agricultural universities encouraged to revise syllabi: Finance Minister during the Budget speech

States will be encouraged to revise syllabi of agricultural universities to meet the needs of natural, zero budget and organic farming, modern-day agriculture, value addition and management

Published on 1st February 2022
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Malayali trio in Ireland wins award for organic farming

Born into a family of farmers, agriculture has always been a passion for Kattappana native Jobis Joseph, who migrated to Ireland in search of a job around 10 years ago

Published on 26th September 2021
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This group of four Kannur youngsters are developing cyber-solutions for the modern day

Atthri Anand, Vishnu B Raj, Nandakishor M and Sayanth N S are coming up with a personalised mobile application that solves farming issues and a robot that suits all terrains

Published on 27th July 2021
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This govt teacher in rural Karnataka set up a garden in school that her students have been watering during the pandemic

Shashikala G R, an assistant teacher at a government school speaks about the importance of developing a farm at her school and helping students develop a value system

Published on 21st July 2021
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Job uncertainty due to the COVID-19 pandemic turns engineers towards poultry farming in Maharashtra's Aurangabad

Faculty at Krishi Vigyan Kendra said they have received 20 applications for the poultry and goat farming course so far, and 15 of them are engineers

Published on 21st July 2021
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In a first, organic farming university likely to come up in Shivamogga

Agriculture Minister BC Patil also stressed on the importance of organic farming and said that programmes will be held to raise awareness

Published on 12th February 2021
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IIHR-Bengaluru develops disease resistant chillies that will bring down production cost for farmers

The disease-resistant varieties would bring down the use of pesticides, use of drip irrigation and other scientific methods

Published on 10th February 2021
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Kathua Agriculture Department takes 50 farmers on a visit to SKUAST to improve farming practices

A group of 50 farmers visited Sher-e-Kashmir University of Agriculture Sciences and Technology to learn new techniques of farming and producing quality crops from scientists

Published on 30th January 2021
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Opting for a healthier lifestyle, Gujarat teacher turns agriculturist with terrace farming

Deepak Nakum, a teacher-turned-farmer, hailing from Rajkot beleives that terrace farming is also profitable for commercial purposes as it needs less space due to vertical farming techniques

Published on 29th January 2021
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IIITDM develops integrated machine that can process banana stem to make fibre yarn

The faculty and the students of the Kancheepuram-based Indian Institute of Information Technology, Design and Manufacturing have come out with an integrated machine that can process the banana stem

Published on 23rd January 2021
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Here's how this teacher from Kannur converted waste land near his house into a full-fledged farm

Appalled by the waste dumped around his residence, PE teacher Jinal Kumar spent four years cleaning it up and turning it into a farmland that supports the people in the area

Published on 9th December 2020
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This is the story of how a 14-year-old from Hyderabad won one of the most competitive robotic competitions

Ashrith Edukulla wants people to start growing their own food as hassle-free as possible. And Auto Farm, the agro-robot that he designed and made from scratch, can help them with this. Check it out

Published on 1st December 2020
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Govt school headmaster in Ariyalur farms own food for 15 years, creates awareness on organic farming

The headmaster said he has been interested in organic farming since his childhood. He decided to farm through organic farming on his 10 acres of land

Published on 24th November 2020

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