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Genomic research of plants sound futuristic to you? Kochi's AgriGenome Labs is doing it right now!

AgriGenome Labs has been working on groundbreaking research in the field of genomics. Here's how they hope it will change agriculture and the lives of those involved in the industry

Published on 17th March 2021
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This 14-year-old's virtual classroom app won the IIT Roorkee app innovation challenge. Here's why

The IIT Roorkee App Innovation Challenge was open to students from Grade 8 to 12. Students had to build apps on one of the following themes: agriculture, education, healthcare and sanitisation

Published on 23rd February 2021
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Odisha government allows opening of new colleges in agriculture by private institutions

With agriculture becoming more complex due to the impact of climate change and global trade policies, the State government has turnedprivate  its focus on strengthening the higher education

Published on 20th February 2021
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Government allows drone deployment to collect agricultural data in 100 districts

The Ministry of Civil Aviation and the Directorate General of Civil Aviation has granted conditional exemption for Remotely Piloted Aircraft System usage to the Ministry of Agriculture

Published on 19th February 2021
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What the FAQ: Who is Sir Chhotu Ram and why is he trending on social media?

Fondly called Deenbandhu, Sir Chhotu Ram was born in British-occupied Punjab on November 24, 1881 where he estblished himself as a politician who worked to support farmers

Published on 16th February 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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Guide farmers and adopt villages, Harish Rao tells Telangana agriculture students

The Minister had a lengthy discussion with scientists as well as students on kharif and rabi crops for this year and advised the students to visit farms in nearby villages

Published on 4th 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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Check out Kerala-based Farmer's Share, a farm where children are taught to live, learn and work for themselves

Set up by Ambrose Kooliyath, the 10-acre land allows adults and young children how to learn and practise every natural skill to support themselves

Published on 13th January 2021
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This Punjab student travelled from the US to show solidarity to the ongoing farmers' protest

Thousands of farmers, mostly from Punjab and Haryana, have been protesting at multiple Delhi borders against the new agriculture laws

Published on 7th January 2021
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BJP to hold nationwide programmes to highlight the benefits of the three farm laws

Some farmer unions and opposition parties have claimed that these reforms are aimed at helping the corporate sector in capturing the agriculture market at the cost of farmers' interests

Published on 11th December 2020
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Telangana State Council of Higher Education to decide on reopening colleges, university on December 15

In the meantime, the government will begin conducting online classes for freshmen of engineering, pharmacy, agriculture and other professional degree courses

Published on 11th December 2020
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Newly sworn-in Bihar education minister, facing corruption allegations, resigns

Choudhary was suspended from the Nitish Kumar-led JD(U) government in 2017 over alleged irregularities in appointments during his tenure as the vice-chancellor of the Bihar Agriculture University

Published on 19th November 2020
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This start-up's satellite-based crop monitoring for farmers is out of the world! Literally

Farmonaut is a start-up that is based out of Bengaluru and is working very hard with several farmers across India to help them pre-determine crop diseases with the power of their satellites sensors

Published on 6th November 2020
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Israel's Ben-Gurion University to establish an agricultural research institute in Chennai

BGU is among the world leaders in the field of desert agriculture and water-related research and will be consulting regarding the establishment, development, launch and operation of the institute

Published on 11th November 2020

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