August 22, 2016

Teach agriculture in school: ICAR chief, S Ayyappan

Catch them young appears to be the new mantra of the In- dian Council of Agricultural Research (ICAR). For, the council is thinking of recommending to […]
August 14, 2016

Cabinet approves Amendment in the Central Agricultural University Act, 1992

The Union Cabinet chaired by the Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi has approved the amendment in relevant clauses of the Central Agricultural University Act (CAU), 1992 […]
August 14, 2016

Online foodgrains procurement by FCI

Food Corporation of India (FCI) has decided to develop an online procurement system for registration of farmers and procurement of foodgrains. This system will send alerts […]
August 14, 2016

Centre wants states to allow contract farming but no assurance or guarantee of price to Farmers, benefits doubtful for consumers too.

Centre wants states to allow ‪#‎contractfarming‬ so that ‪#‎farmers‬ can directly sell produce to ‘end users’. Question remains on the definition of end users – does […]