IFFCO Nano Fertilizer Network Project meet catapults IFFCO Nanofertilizers to Next Level

On 28th September, 2023. The world’s largest fertilizer cooperative, IFFCO, organised an innovative and interactive convention at IFFCO Sadan, where agriculture scientists, researchers, directors, and vice chancellors of premium agriculture research institutes and agriculture universities participated. This meeting on nano fertilizers was organised to discuss the gaps, scope of R&D, and a way forward in … Read more

लंबा मॉनसून ब्रेक कर रहा है भारत के चावल उत्पादन को प्रभावित

rice yield decreased in India in 2023

बीते महीने भारत ने गैर बासमती चावल के निर्यात पर रोक लगा दी. सरकार द्वारा जारी प्रेस रिलीज़ के अनुसार ऐसा देश में चावल की उपलब्धता को बनाए रखने और यहाँ बढ़ते दामों को कम करने के लिए किया गया है. बीते एक साल में चावल के दाम 11.5 प्रतिशत तक बढ़ गए हैं. वहीँ … Read more

What is ‘wheat blast’, that might threaten the world’s food security?

Rising temperatures threaten wheat yields in India: Study

Read in Hindi | The whole world including India is overcoming the consequences of the Coronavirus pandemic. The world is coming back to normalcy. But, recently scientists have expressed the possibility of the ‘Wheat Blast’ epidemic spreading across the world. Unlike the coronavirus pandemic, its victims can be wheat and other grain crops. The epidemic … Read more

Farmers could adjust to temperature variations for rice and maize but not for wheat: Study

wheat farmers and climate change

Farmers and climate change | It has become clear over the past decades that climate change and resulting extreme weather severely impact the productivity of crops. It is alarming that agricultural vulnerability varies greatly between industrialized and developing countries. In a recent research at the University of Illinois, USA, scientists examined the major grains consumed … Read more

Extreme heat hampers Darjeeling’s first flush tea production

darjeeling first flush tea production affected

First flush crops serve the highest price in the market. But due to global warming and climate change, the increased temperatures and heat waves were seen as a huge loss not only for Darjaleeing but for the country as a whole. 

Know about Regenerative Agriculture practice in India

Know about Regenerative Agriculture practice in India

Regenerative agriculture is a holistic approach to agriculture that focuses on improving soil health, increasing biodiversity, and reducing the negative impact of agriculture on the environment. In India, regenerative agriculture is gaining ground as farmers seek sustainable and profitable alternatives to traditional farming practices. Traditional farming practices in India have largely centred around monoculture, heavy … Read more

Global pollinators decline linked to 500,000 yearly deaths: Study

Global pollinators decline linked to 500,000 yearly deaths: Study

The absence of pollinators, including butterflies, is causing significant human health consequences, according to a new modelling study published in Environmental Health Perspectives. The study suggests that the decline in pollinating insects is responsible for the premature death of 500,000 people a year. This impact is due to the lower availability and increased cost of … Read more

Rapid urbanization: Kashmir losing majority of its agricultural land

Organic Farming And Its Scope

Kashmir is losing its main agricultural land and wetlands due to rapid urbanization and faulty land use, according to the 2016 policy paper on land use in Jammu and Kashmir, the Kashmir valley loses an average of 1375 hectares of arable land due to the rapid construction of commercial infrastructure, brickyards, residential neighbourhoods and commercial … Read more

Extreme heat wave in India and Pakistan affects water

What factors put Australia on the red line of Climate Extremes?

The extreme heat wave has hit much of India and Pakistan, affecting hundreds of millions of people in one of the most densely populated parts of the world. In some regions of the country, electricity has had major cuts and the water supply has also been affected. After an extremely hot month of March, this … Read more

Climate Change Impacts on Madhya Pradesh’s Agriculture sector

Climate Change Impacts on Madhya Pradesh's Agriculture sector

Madhya Pradesh: Climate variability and climate change put enormous pressure on populations, infrastructure, livelihoods, and socioeconomic conditions. Evidence of climate change is already visible in many sectors, such as agriculture, water resources, infrastructure, ecology and biodiversity. Madhya Pradesh where agriculture supports nearly 70 per cent of the rural population. Its agricultural sector is the backbone … Read more