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  • Report on 2020-21 Kharif Marketing Season: CACP

    Why in News The Commission for Agricultural Costs and Prices (CACP) has released the latest report for the 2020-21 kharif marketing season. Key...

    23 Sep 2020 Agriculture

  • Farmer’s Protest

    This article is based on “It’s a no green signal from the farm world” which was published in The Hindu on 21/09/2020. It talks...

    21 Sep 2020 Agriculture

  • World Bamboo Day

    Why in News World Bamboo Day is celebrated every year on 18th September. Theme of 2020: Bamboo Now Key Points World Bamboo Day : It was...

    19 Sep 2020 Agriculture

  • Launch of Bamboo Clusters

    Why in News Recently, the Union Minister for Agriculture and Farmers’ Welfare has virtually inaugurated 22 bamboo clusters in 9 states viz....

    09 Sep 2020 Agriculture

  • Agri Profits and Farmers’ Income

    Why in News A detailed analysis of 25 key field and horticultural crops done by the rating agency Crisil has indicated that per hectare...

    25 Aug 2020 Agriculture

  • Organic Farming in India

    Why in News India ranks 1st in number of organic farmers and 9th in terms of area under organic farming. Key Points Indian Scenario Regarding...

    21 Aug 2020 Agriculture

  • Revamping of Pradhan Mantri Fasal Bima Yojana

    This article is based on “PM-Fasal Bima Yojana 2.0” which was published in The Financial Express on 13/08/2020. It talks about the...

    20 Aug 2020 Agriculture

  • Food System Vision 2050 Prize: Rockefeller Foundation

    Why in News The Rockefeller Foundation has selected Naandi Foundation (a Hyderabad based non-profit organisation), as one of the top 10...

    08 Aug 2020 Agriculture

  • Pokkali Rice: Kerala

    Why in News Farmers in West Bengal are experimenting with the pokkali variety of rice to tide over a crisis-like situation created by severe...

    06 Aug 2020 Agriculture


    This article is based on ‘‘PM-KISAN is not reaching all farmer households as intended” which was published in The Indian Express...

    03 Aug 2020 Agriculture

  • Stubble Burning and Pollution

    Why in News According to a recent study, Delhi’s meteorology and the quantity of chaff (crop residue or stubble) burnt in Punjab and Haryana...

    23 Jul 2020 Agriculture

  • MP’s Claims for Basmati GI Tag

    Why in News Recently, the All India Rice Exporters’ Association (AIREA) has appealed to the government to preserve and protect the integrity...

    18 Jul 2020 Agriculture

  • App to Monitor Rice Fields: Paddy Watch

    Why in News Researchers from University of Sydney in collaboration with other partners have been developing an app i.e. Paddy watch, which will act...

    14 Jul 2020 Agriculture

  • Flood Resistant Paddy: Assam

    Why in News Recently, farmers from Golaghat district in Assam have cultivated new flood resistant paddy varieties to shift from the traditional...

    13 Jul 2020 Agriculture

  • Agriculture Infrastructure Fund

    Why in News Recently, the Union Cabinet has given approval to a pan India central sector scheme i.e. Agriculture Infrastructure Fund, to inject...

    09 Jul 2020 Agriculture

  • Axone: Ethnic Cuisine of Northeast India

    Why in News Recently, Axone or fermented soya bean has become popular, which is eaten by many tribal communities in different parts of Northeast...

    18 Jun 2020 Agriculture

  • Farm Loan Waiver

    This article is based on “Loan waivers are a double-edged sword” which was published in The Hindu Business line on 09/06/2020. It...

    11 Jun 2020 Agriculture

  • Genetically Modified Seeds

    Why in News Recently, Shetkari Sanghatana, a Maharashtra based farmers’ union body has announced agitation for use of unapproved genetically...

    11 Jun 2020 Agriculture

  • Production of Saffron and Heeng in India

    Why in News The Institute of Himalayan Bioresource Technology (CSIR-IHBT) and the Government of Himachal Pradesh, have jointly decided to increase...

    10 Jun 2020 Agriculture

  • Banana Covid: A Novel Fungal Strain

    Why in News Recently, a novel fungus strain Fusarium wilt TR4 has started infecting the Banana plantations in India. It has been described as the...

    29 May 2020 Agriculture

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