Wednesday, June 6, 2012

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News2 new results for organic farming
Farming workshop in city today
Times of India
NASHIK: The office of the divisional joint director, agriculture, Nashik division, has organised a one-day workshop on Tuesday on 'organic farming' for local farmers. The workshop which will be held from 10am to 5pm at Hotel Royal Heritage, ...
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Consumer demand drives growth in organic farming
Register Pajaronian
Yet travel down Holohan Road or along Green Valley Road – or any major growing thoroughfare — and you will see signs reading "organic – don't spray," a testament to an evolving industry that is moving beyond conventional farming practices and ...
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Web2 new results for organic farming
ORGANIC FARMING Ppt Presentation
topic covering the organic farming & its certification in india - A PowerPoint presentation.
External study: "Use and efficiency of public support measures ...
European Commission - External study: Use and efficiency of public support measures addressing organic farming.

Google Alert - agriculture technology

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Delegates from USA and Kenya visit PAU
Punjab Newsline
Apprising the delegation of transfer technology programmes, Dr Dhillon highlighted that the PAU is having excellent linkages with the farming community who utilize the expertise and the technical guidance of the university scientists from time to time.
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Kickbacks in NABARD pilot project
Besides the NGOs, the project will be implemented with the help of Odisha University of Agriculture and Technology (OUAT) and State Agriculture department. While the sources at the Nabard office said the NGOs were selected in a meeting convened in this ...
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Deal expected to boost crop insurance
BusinessWorld Online Edition
RIICE seeks to use satellite technology to gather information on agricultural production for the development of crop insurance policies to enhance income security of small farmers. The program is in different stages of implementation in India, ...
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Pacts signed between India and Myanmar
The Hindu
Memorandum of Understanding on Establishment of Rice Bio Park at the Department of Agricultural Research in Nay Pyi Taw. — Memorandum of Understanding towards setting up of Myanmar Institute of Information Technology. — Memorandum of Understanding on ...
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Mercury may drop in coastal Odisha
S Pasupalak, head of Agricultural Meteorology Department of Orissa University of Agriculture and Technology, the hot westerly wind from north-west blowing through Madhya Pradesh to Odisha and then over to Bay of Bengal will continue, but may remain ...
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Fruitfulness despite inhospitable farmland
The National
Kunal Wadhwani is a co-founder of Agricel, a Dubai-based firm that has acquired global rights for a "soil-less" farming technology. He discusses plans for Agricel amid talks with private players who may want to market this technology across the Middle ...
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The National
India-Myanmar Joint Statement
The Joint Working Group has identified some priority areas for future cooperation in the fields of agricultural biotechnology, post harvest technology, medical biotechnology, medical research and renewable energy. The two leaders welcomed these ...
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Web5 new results for agriculture technology
African Agricultural Technology Foundation Signs License ...
As part of its Nitrogen Use Efficient Water Use Efficient and Salt Tolerant ( NEWEST) Rice Project, the Kenya-based African Agricultural Technology Foundation ...
G.B.Pant University of Agriculture & Technology - Senior Research ...
Jobs Details :- Application are invited for the Posts of Senior Research Fellow in G. B.Pant University of Agriculture & Technology. 1-Post Name : Project ...
G. B.Pant University of Agriculture & Technology jobs | Project Asst ...
G. B.Pant University of Agriculture & Technology, inviting application for the post of Project Asst Project entitled: Chitosan/Copper ...
G. B.Pant University of Agriculture & Technology | SRF | Uttaranchal ...
G. B.Pant University of Agriculture & Technology, inviting application for the post of SRF Project entitled "Bio-efficacy studies of ...
Tech taking over farming | Local Agriculture | Yorkton This Week ...
There is something interesting taking place in farming that most people not directly involved in the industry probably appreciate, and that is the increasing use of ...

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News10 new results for agriculture
Agriculture Ministry proposes Rs 170/qtl hike in paddy MSP
Economic Times
NEW DELHI: In view of rising farm input costs, the Agriculture Ministry has proposed a Rs 170 per quintal increase in the minimum support price (MSP) of paddy at Rs 1250 per quintal for the 2012-13 crop year (July-June).
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Agriculture sector misses growth target
The News International
ISLAMABAD: Pakistan's agriculture sector grew by 3.1 percent against the targeted 3.4 percent, but its performance was a little better than last year. The growth was mainly due to better growth of major crops, however, the performance of minor crops ...
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In agriculture, livestock grows 4%, outpaces crops
The Express Tribune
By Farooq Tirmizi Agriculture grew at 3.1% during fiscal year 2012, compared to 2.4% in the previous year. PHOTO: FILE/REUTERS KARACHI: Of the four major crops in Pakistan, the two that saw increases in both yields and overall production levels were ...
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The Express Tribune
Agriculture sector eyes monsoon gains
Hindustan Times
India's agriculture sector expanded by a moderate 2.8% during 2011-12 and all hopes will rest on this year's monsoon rains to sustain growth in the economy. Last year, the farm sector grew by 7%. A strong farm sector output is critical to bring down ...
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Open north to agriculture, beef boss
Australia needs to open up its northern regions to agricultural expansion or face a potential food shock from Asia, says the chief executive of Australia's biggest beef producer, Australian Agricultural Company (AAco). David Farley told a stock ...
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China keen to learn agri conservation tech from Punjab
Times of India
LUDHIANA: Though Chinese goods have thronged Indian market like anything and it is obviously not possible to match their production pace, but agriculture is one field where this neighbouring country is looking up to Punjab.
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Agriculture growth target missed
Business Recorder (blog)
Pakistan missed the target of agriculture growth during 2011-12 as agriculture sector registered a growth of 3.13 percent against the target of 3.4 percent. According to Economic Survey 2011-12, the country missed agriculture growth target because of ...
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Agriculture Sector growth expects at 3.1% against 3.4 % target
International News Network
ISLAMABAD: Agriculture Sector growth rate is expected to remain at 3.1 per cent against its set target of 3.4 per cent in the current financial year 2011-12,said Economic Survey of Pakistan 2011-12. According to the economic survey 2011-12, ...
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WHS agriculture class gives tractor a facelift
Worthington Daily Globe
WORTHINGTON — For the past 11 years, students enrolled in Worthington High School's Agriculture 12 class have spent the better part of their final quarter of school repainting an old tractor and making it look "good as new." Submitted photo Dale ...
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Uttarakhand gives ownership rights to agri lease holders
PTI | 08:05 PM,May 31,2012 Dehradun, May 31 (PTI) The Uttarakhand government today issued an order giving ownership rights to all those people who were leased out agriculture land at least 30 years ago. The order came after the announcement of Chief ...
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Blogs3 new results for agriculture
h2o architectes: press conference room - french ministry of agriculture
a media communication room that acts as a performing tool which combines poetry and rigor into a flexible and controlled environment.
Designboom - Weblog
U.S. Department of Agriculture's Civil Rights Office Says Using ...
By Matt Driscoll
As I was tipped off to by a press release from the Northwest Immigrants Rights Project (NWIRP), the U.S. Department...
The Daily Weekly
Team Leader, Development Of Markets & Value Chains In Agriculture
ORGUT is seeking a Team Leader for the Design & Implementation of a Sida funded Programme for Support to the Development of Markets & Value Chains in Agriculture in Liberia. The overall goal of the Programme is to contribute to ...
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Real Killers of Goa's Agriculture-II | iGoa
By Nandkumar Kamat THE directives given in previous article were supposed to be widely publicised and implemented every year by revenue and agriculture ...
Service tax on rent on agriculture land - Service Tax Experts ...

Google Alert - organic farming

News10 new results for organic farming
Organic farming gains momentum in Kodai
Times of India
MADURAI: Organic farming is gaining momentum in Kodaikanal as more farmers are taking to it for long-lasting benefits. According to S Raja Mohamed, deputy director of horticulture, Kodaikanal, farmers have begun realising the benefits of using ...
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Organic Farming Helps Returning Soldiers Find Peace (blog)
Later he got a USDA loan to help him build a greenhouse so he could switch the farm over to organic hydroponic production. Now, Archipley's farm, known as Archi's Acres, produces organic, hyrdoponically-grown, basil, lettuce, chard, kale, mint, ...
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Organic Farm Harvest At Kudappanakkunnu Civil Station
Trivandrum: KP Mohanan, Minister for Agriculture, inaugurated the harvest of the organic farming programme conducted by the State Horticulture Mission and Collectorate Recreation Club, at Kudappanakkunnu Civil Station. Minister for Revenue Adoor ...
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Simantri farming program good in theory only: Farmer
Jakarta Post
by Alit Kertarahardja on 2012-06-01 After months of applying an integrated organic farming system locally known as Simantri, a number of farmers from Kalianget village in Buleleng regency have found it good only in concept. In reality, they are facing ...
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Guv to farmers: Go organic
RITA -- Governor Lilia Pineda has urged local farmers here to go into organic farming as a sustainable and healthy alternative to chemical-based commercial farming. Pineda made this call during her recent visit to an organic farming facility operated ...
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Julia Wright's shop puts Scarisbrick on the organic map
Ormskirk & Skelmersdale Advertiser
JULIA Wright's childhood fear of 'smelly chemicals' inspired her to open an organic farm shop in Scarisbrick. Julia runs Manic Organic on Fleet Street Farm with her partner, Clayton Disley. The shop opened in 2008. The Scarisbrick woman grew up on the ...
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NFA hands over organic fertilizers
Philippine Information Agency
According to Banayo, farming is very important in the country. Organic farming is also one of the priority programs of Pres. Benigno S. Aquino III. "This is why we should take good care of our farm land. We encourage our farmers to do organic farming," ...
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Good Eats
Do this by seeking the freshest, healthiest and most nutritious produce you can find. It's the time of year to get active and to get out there to the farmers markets and fill up on organic produce. Why organic? Because it's the best for you and for the ...
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The World Must Learn From Smallholder Farmers
IFAD has supported organic farming pilot projects, such as among cocoa producers in Sao Tome, as a way to leverage higher-paying markets. Are these kinds of markets - organic, fair trade - expanding, and do they offer an opportunity for public-private ...
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What's Happening in Easton This Weekend
The Easton Daily Voice
Organic Farming Discussion: 8:30–10:30 am Bill Duesing, executive director of the Connecticut Organic Food Association, will discuss organic farming and genetically modified foods in an event sponsored by the Weston Kiwanis Club and the Weston ...
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Web3 new results for organic farming
Madhya Pradesh to be made pioneer state in organic farming ...
Farmers' Welfare & Agriculture Development Minister Dr. Ramkrishna Kusmaria has said that the state offers immense possibilities of organic.
ASSOCHAM and MP Govt organize conference on organic farming
he conference was inaugurated by Dr. Ramkrishna Kusmariya, Hon'ble Minister for Farmer Welfare and Agriculture Development, Government of Madhya ...
Organic Farming Wins the Conventional One – INFORMATIVES.IN
The organic farming might be viewed as a prospective process of horticulture in the current conditions of agriculture. In contrast to the average farming, the ...

Google Alert - agriculture technology

News9 new results for agriculture technology
Chandigarh Tribune
... Hertfordshire, is a threat to agriculture because pollen from the GM wheat could contaminate non-GM plants outside the trial boundary, and they believe GM is in general a dangerous and inappropriate technology for agriculture.
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Chandigarh Tribune
AG Leaders Highlight Importance Of Water For Global Food Security
MarketWatch (press release)
Panel members discussed water as one of the most valuable resources in agricultural production, and how investments in research and new technologies are critical to better manage this increasingly limited resource. Below includes several insights from ...
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Demographic shift endangers farming
Bangkok Post
These include diseases that can be minimised via use of new technology. The government should also help primary producers add value to their agricultural products. "People who sell fresh coconuts can be encouraged to use the coconut water to make some ...
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RR manipulation suspected
Under SAMETI, Agricultural Technology Management Agencies (ATMA) have been opened and operating in all districts. Funds necessary for running ATMAs are released directly to SAMETI by the Government of India. Whatever amount released to SAMETI cannot be ...
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Aqua farming hub
Oman Daily Observer
The Sultanate organised an international conference on aquaculture investment opportunities in Oman. the role of the Ministry of Agriculture and Fisheries in managing and developing the sector, opportunities and the latest technologies used in fish ...
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State gets Rs 217 cr to bridge yield gap
Essentially, the objective is to increase the crop productivity by intensive cultivation through promotion of recommended agriculture technologies and package of practices. The State Government has planned to take up demonstration of paddy cultivation ...
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'Tweaked' tomatoes could be 'juicier and tastier'
Zee News
Dani Zamir of the Robert H. Smith Faculty of Agriculture, Food and Environment of the Hebrew University. Other scientists involved in the project are from Argentina, Belgium, China, France, Germany, India, Italy, Japan, South Korea, Spain, ...
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Zee News
FARA within the new alliance to boost Africa's food and nutrition security
Particularly welcome is the G8's commitment to launch a technology platform together with FARA, the Consultative Group on International Agricultural Research (CGIAR), and other partners. FARA also recognises partnership with the private sector as a ...
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Hemisphere GPS enhances AgJunction with weather data
Delta Farm Press
Hemisphere GPS has announced new weather features available in AgJunction, its precision agriculture data services platform. Through the advanced weather data service of Weather Decision Technologies, Inc. (WDT), AgJunction customers have more insight ...
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Web1 new result for agriculture technology
Hydroponics, Aquaponics & Aeroponics farming technologies
Kenya's forest cover has progressively reduced from 10% at independence in 1963 to less than 3% presently. This situation is a result of massive deforestation, ...