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Thursday 24 January 2019
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Category: Agriculture

Nauni University scientists bag Indo-UK collaborative project on oilseed research

Nauni/Solan: In a major achievement, the scientists of Department of Plant Pathology at the Dr YS Parmar University of Horticulture and...

Agri varsity Vice-Chancellor nominated to Council of Agricultural Research Governing Body

Palampur: Prof Ashok Kumar Sarial, Vice-Chancellor, CSK Himachal Pradesh Agriculture University Palampur has been nominated as a member of...

Himachal emerging as the ‘Land of Medicinal Plants’

Ayurvedic medicines are the major system of indigenous medicines and are most developed and widely practiced worldwide. Himalayan region...

Horticulture Dept. to provide imported apple plants at 50 percent subsidy

Shimla: Horticulture Minister Mahender Singh Thakur said that the state government was implementing Rs. 1134 crore Horticulture Development...

Anti-pest worms being prepared in biological control laboratory

Anti-pest worms are being prepared in the biological control laboratory for the state farmers and the orchardists can use these anti-pest...

Himachal Govt to tap rainwater to maximize farm income

Rs. 4751 crore water conservation project targets to increase the productivity of crops like wheat, maize and rice to match with the world...

Govt. announces Market Intervention Scheme for procurement of apple

Ethral sprayed, bird eaten and pests infested fruits won’t be accepted Shimla: The State Government has given approval for implementation...

Nauni University, SJVN join hands to train farmers

Dr YS Parmar University of Horticulture and Forestry (UHF), Nauni, and Satluj Jal Vidyut Nigam Foundation have come together to provide...

Niti Aayog advises states to adopt Zero Budget Natural Farming

Niti Aayog has advised states to work towards giving practical shape to the Zero Budget Natural Farming (ZBNF) on the lines of Himachal...

21,473 hectares area under organic farming

State Government aspires to transform Himachal Pradesh into an Organic Farming State in next five years. At Present, 39,790 farmers...