Report on Trainers’ Training Programme (Under JUTE-ICARE) On “Improved Production Technology for Quality Jute Fibre Production” at ICARCRIJAF, Nilganj, Barrackpore

A trainers’ training on ‘Improved Production Technology for Quality Jute Fibre Production’ was conducted during 1-2 March, 2023 at ICAR-Central Research Institute for Jute and Allied Fibres, Nilganj, Barrackpore for the master trainers and block supervisors working under Jute-ICARE project as per ICAR-CRIJAF Office Order F. No. Jute ICARE/Pur./21-22/ (e-150492) dated 10/02/2023. The programme was […]

ICAR-CRIJAF and ICAR-NBSSLUP Regional Centre, Kolkata organised Awareness cum Training Programme on Enhancing Production in Jute Based Cropping System through Efficient Nutrient Management

ICAR-NBSSLUP Regional Centre, Kolkata in collaboration with ICAR-CRIJAF organized Awareness cum Training Programme on Enhancing Production in Jute Based Cropping System through Efficient Nutrient Management on 22-23 March, 2023. at ICAR-CRIJAF campus, Barrackpore. The main objective of the training programme organized under SCSP was to create awareness among the SC farmers for scientific, judicial and […]

Sisal Based Integrated Farming System

Integrated Farming System in Sisal Plantation can be adopted successfully as a profitable venture in Tribal and Drought Prone areas for employment generation, enhancing farm income and sustainable agriculture. The efficient use of available resources will help in generating adequate income due to integration of various farm enterprises and recycling of crop residue and by […]

ICAR-CSSRI’s Kharif Kisan Mela and Foundation Day-2023

On the occasion of 55th Foundation day of ICAR-Central Soil Salinity Research Institute, Karnal on 1st March 2023, Kharif Kisan mela was organized at the institute. Shri Dinesh Kulkarniji, National Organizing Secretary, Bhartiya Kisan Sangh inaugurated the Kisan Mela. Shri Dinesh ji urged the farmers to remain in close contact of the scientists for enhanced […]

Cassava Root Rot: An Emerging Problem in Kerala

Cassava plants in certain areas of Kerala show yellowing and drying of leaves; rotting of tubers and collar region of the stems. The cassava tuber rot hitherto reported showed symptom only on tubers, not in foliage. Farmers revealed 40-80% of this disease incidence where cassava is grown in low land paddy fields of Kollam district […]

Biofortified Sweet Potato and Millet Food Festival Organised at NEHU-TURA

ICAR-Central Tuber Crops Research Institute, Thiruvananthapuram along with theIncubation Centre, North Eastern Hill University(NEHU), and Department of Agribusiness Management and Food Technology, Tura Campus, Meghalayahas organised a “Biofortified Sweet Potato and Millet Food Festival” on the theme “Converging the goodness of millets with healthy sweet potato”at Tura campus on 23rd March 2023. This food festival […]

Cashew Day 2023 Celebration at Directorate of Cashew Research, Puttur

Cashew Day-2023 was celebrated on Friday 10-03-2023 at the Directorate of Cashew Research at Kemminje, Puttur. Shri Gurunath R. Odugowdar, president of the Cashew growers Association, Gadag was the chief guest. He spoke about the importance of policy makers, farmers and scientists and processors in cashew sector. He suggested that the area expansion activities need […]

DDG (Horticultural Science) Visited ICAR-Directorate of Floriculture Research, Pune on 24.02.2023

The Deputy Director General Horticultural Science, ICAR, Dr Anand Kumar Singh visited ICAR Directorate of Floricultural Research, Pune on 24.02.2023. During his visit, Dr Singh monitored the infrastructural facilities of DFR including laboratories and newly developed farm office cum field laboratory building at Hadapsar campus and reviewed the work done by the DFR scientists. Dr […]