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Crystal National Agri Awards celebrate PM's call on per drop more crop  Aug 27, 6:43 pm
New Delhi, Aug. 27 (ANI): Weeks after Prime Minister Narendra Modi exhorted scientists to bring innovative farm practices from lab to land and ensure 'per drop more crop', one of country's leading agri business companies, Crystal Crops Protection, today announced the distribution of awards to recognize contributions of farmers and scientists to Indian agriculture.
Workshop on agricultural marketing reforms identifies two key reform areas  Aug 26, 8:52 pm
New Delhi, Aug 26 (ANI): The Department of Agriculture and Cooperation, Ministry of Agriculture organized a workshop on "Agricultural Marketing Reforms and Promotion of E-Marketing" here today.
JMM party workers show black flags to Union Agriculture Minister in Jharkhand  Aug 25, 9:24 pm
Ranchi (Jharkhand), Aug 25 (ANI): Party workers of Jharkhand Mukti Morcha (JMM) on showed black flags to the Union Agriculture Minister Radha Mohan Singh, upon his arrival here today.
Study to assess the total cold chain storage required in the country to be undertaken  Aug 13, 10:11 pm
New Delhi, Aug 13 (ANI): The Ministry of Agriculture and Ministry of Food Processing Industries have decided to institute a study to assess the total cold chain storage requirement in the country.
MoS Agriculture Balyan holds talks with Indonesian counterpart  Aug 9, 1:05 pm
New Delhi, Aug. 9 (ANI): Minister of State for Agriculture and Food Processing Industries Dr. Sanjeev Kumar Balyan held talks with Indonesia's Agriculture Minister Dr. Ir. H. Suswono here on Friday, during which both reviewed bilateral ties in the sector.
Indian agrochemical products improve agriculture activity in Nepal  Aug 7, 6:34 pm
New Delhi, Aug 7 (ANI): City based Krishi Rasayan Exports has been exporting agrochemicals to Nepal consistently for fructifying development in agriculture.
Pakistanis spend nearly 50 percent of income on food, says report  Aug 5, 12:24 pm
Islamabad, Aug 5 (ANI): A survey has found that Pakistanis spent almost 50 percent of their household budget on food in 2012.
ASSOCHAM, lawmakers discuss ways to sort 'Challenges for Agricultural Growth' in India  Aug 2, 7:02 pm
New Delhi, August 2 (ANI): Themed on 'Challenges for Agricultural Growth', an interactive session organized here recently by The Associated Chambers of Commerce and Industry of India (ASSOCHAM), saw the industry body and the lawmakers of the country discussing on efforts needed to put agriculture on the next level of growth.
Purple nut sedge was important part of prehistoric ancestors' diet: Study  Jul 17, 5:23 pm
Washington, July 17 (ANI): A new study has found new evidence that our had a detailed understanding of plants long before the development of agriculture.
Govt. to establish two agricultural and horticulture universities  Jul 10, 6:37 pm
New Delhi, July 10 (ANI): Government will establish two agriculture research institutions of excellence in Assam and Jharkhand with an initial sum of Rs 100 crore in the current financial year.
Govt. committed to four percent growth in agriculture  Jul 10, 4:24 pm
New Delhi, July 10 (ANI): Finance Minister Arun Jaitley, while presenting his maiden budget on Thursday, said that the government is committed to sustaining a growth of four percent in agriculture.
Australian funded agriculture initiative to boost small farmers' productivity in India, Nepal and Bangladesh   Jul 4, 1:57 pm
New Delhi, July 4 (ANI): Two states - Bihar and West Bengal - will benefit from an Australian Government funded research initiative to help small farmers improve agriculture productivity.
Agriculture minister calls for rapid development of dairy sector  Jul 3, 6:47 pm
New Delhi, July 3 (ANI): Union Agriculture Minister Radha Mohan Singh on Thursday has called for the rapid development of the dairy sector to meet the future demand of the country.
Agriculture minister inaugurates eco-friendly sewage water treatment plant of IARI  Jul 2, 10:35 pm
New Delhi, July 2 (ANI): Agriculture Minister Radha Mohan Singh inaugurated eco-friendly sewage water treatment plant at the Water Technology Centre of the IARI here today.
Centre to consider opening new farm institutions in Maharashtra   Jul 2, 11:01 am
New Delhi, July 2 (ANI): The Centre will look into the problems of Maharashtra farmers, especially to deal with any low-rainfall situation, and also create R and D infrastructure to support long-term growth of agriculture in the State.
Agriculture ministry prepares plan to tackle possible drought in Western India  Jul 1, 10:23 pm
New Delhi, July 1 (ANI): Union Agriculture Minister Radha Mohan Singh on Tuesday said that his ministry is planning to submit a proposal to Prime Minister Narendra Modi regarding the predicted drought situation in western India.
Government to consider setting up more agriculture universities in northeast  Jun 29, 9:28 pm
New Delhi, June 29 (ANI): Development in the northeast region is a top priority of the government. Recently, the union agriculture minister has agreed to look into the possibility of setting up new agriculture universities and research centers in the northeast.
Prime Minister calls meeting on inflation   Jun 26, 12:41 pm
New Delhi, June 26 (ANI): Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh and Agriculture Minister Radha Mohan Singh have arrived at 7 Race Course Road to discuss inflation with Prime Minister Narendra Modi.
Agriculture minister to ICRISAT: Need to take research to farmers doorsteps   Jun 25, 12:54 pm
New Delhi, June 25 (ANI): Union Agriculture Minister Radha Mohan Singh has exhorted the International Crops Research Institute for the Semi-Arid-Tropics (ICRISAT) to take research and technology to the doorstep of farmers.
Govt. prepared to tackle any situation arising out of poor monsoon: Agriculture Minister   Jun 10, 10:38 am
New Delhi, June 10 (ANI): Agriculture Minister Radha Mohan Singh has reaffirmed government's seriousness in tackling any situation arising out of poor monsoon rains as forecast by the Indian Meteorological Department.
Urgent need to change agri- farm calender of Kerala  Jun 6, 6:42 pm
Kochi, June 6 (ANI): Although the monsoon has officially set in Kerala, but its late arrival has already set alarm bells ringing among the state's agricultural experts, who want a drastic overhaul of the annual agriculture calender in 'God's own country'.
Agricultural productivity and climate change to influence drop in global malnutrition  May 30, 11:29 am
Washington, May 30 (ANI): Researchers have said that global malnutrition could fall 84 percent by the year 2050 as incomes in developing countries grow - but only if agricultural productivity continues to improve and climate change does not severely damage agriculture.
Policies will be framed to make country self-reliant in fertilizer supply: Ananth Kumar  May 29, 10:40 am
New Delhi, May 29 (ANI): Minister for Chemicals and Fertilisers Ananth Kumar has said that policies will be framed to make the country self-reliant in fertilizer supply.
DST-Lockheed Martin IIGP scales new heights  May 24, 1:32 pm
New Delhi, May 24 (ANI): Underlining the programme commitment to enhance the growth and development of India's entrepreneurial economy, the DST-Lockheed Martin India Innovation Growth Programme (IIGP) entered its eighth year on a new high with a record 1300 applications being received from sectors as diverse as healthcare, textiles, agriculture, defense and food processing.
TMC supporters protest against Mamata, demand resumption of state agricultural minister   May 21, 10:13 am
Asansol, (West Bengal), May 21 (ANI): Supporters of the Trinamool Congress party's labour organization I.N.T.T.U.C took to streets in Asansol demanding resumption of state agriculture minister after state chief Mamata Banerjee suspended him.
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