New High Yielding Groundnut Varieties Developed

A new groundnut variety, Raj Mungfali-3 (RG 559-3)’, was released in 2016 by the Central Sub Committee on Crop Standards, Release and Notification of Varieties, Ministry of Agriculture, Government of India for cultivation in kharif season (June–October) in the states of Rajasthan, Punjab and Uttar Pradesh of India (Zone I). ‘Raj Mungfali-3 is a Virginia […]

Good Agricultural Practices (GAP) to Minimize Aflatoxin Contamination in Groundnut

Groundnut is an important oilseed and ancillary food crop. India has the largest peanut growing area in the world and is the second largest producer after China. Gujarat, Andhra Pradesh, Tamil Nadu, Rajasthan, Karnataka, Maharashtra and Madhya Pradesh are the major groundnut growing states of India and together account for about 90% of the national […]

Groundnut Field Day Celebrated at Panisagar, North Tripura

A Field Day on popularization of Groundnut varieties K 1812 & DH 256 along with application of Lime and Boron application@ 500kg/ha and @1kg/ha respectively was organized by KVK North Tripura, Panisagar in Brajendranagar, Kadamtala Block in North Tripura district, on 25th March 2023 with 30 number of farmers to highlight the nutrient management practices […]

Promotion of Kharif Onion Production in South Eastern Parts of Uttar Pradesh

ICAR-Directorate of Onion and Garlic Research, Pune organized a Kisan Sangoshthi on scientific cultivation of onion at Purushottampur, Narayanpur, Mirzapur on 12 March 2023 in collaboration with Agrimitra FPO. A total of 82 progressive farmers from different parts of Mirzapur, Varanasi and Sonbhadra participated in this program. The chief guest of the program was Hon’ble […]

ICAR-DPR, Hyderabad Celebrates Its 36th Foundation Day

ICAR-Directorate of Poultry Research celebrated its 36th Institute Foundation Day on 1st March, 2023. Shri. Adhar Sinha, IAS, Special Chief Secretary, Animal Husbandry, Dairy Development and Fisheries, Government of Telangana graced the function as Chief Guest. Dr. R.K. Mathur, Director, ICAR-IIOR acted as the Guest of Honour. The dignitaries visited the farm complex, hatchery, Moringa […]

ICAR DWR Organized Training Cum Workshop on “Protection of Plant Variety and Farmers’ Rights” (18 March 2023)

ICAR-Directorate of Weed Research, Jabalpur organized training cum workshop on “Protection of plant variety and farmers’ rights” on 18 March, 2023.Training cum workshop was organized to interact with the farmers from nearby villages and provided them information on Protection of plant variety and farmers’ rights. Dr. J.S. Mishra, Director, ICAR-DWR emphasized the nutritional benefits of […]

Crop Diversification Through Groundnut Cultivation for Sustainable Livelihood

Situation analysis Groundnut is a non-traditional crop not existed earlier and cultivated in the Roeing district of Arunachal Pradesh. Through PRA exercise conducted at 5 adopted villages namely Balek, Jia, Rukmo, Kangkong and Kebali identified the problems/production constraints like practicing of age old crops under traditional method, reluctant to adopt/change new food habit as still […]