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Plants grow without soil in this Abu Dhabi farm

Hydroponic Farm in Abu Dhabi- Hamari Krishi

“Hydroponics saves you 80 per cent of irrigation water and gives you crops for 10 months of the year.” Nasser Al Zaabi, a successful farmer who has 33,000 square metres of farm in Al Khatem, the Eastern Region of Abu Dhabi emirate, was surprised to see his guests on Thursday. Dozens of delegates from the recently concluded Global Forum for ... Read More »

Drought-hit farmers abandon cows to hunger and death

Cows hungry no food-Hamari Krishi fodder machine

The nomenclature of “cow belt” appears appropriate when travelling past Jhansi into the villages of Bundelkhand in Uttar Pradesh. Herds of cattle can be seen at regular intervals when passing through the highway that connects the town with the rural parts of Bundelkhand. The cows stoically bear the heat and walk single file on either side of the highway. They ... Read More »

Hydroponic fodder to revitalise dairy sector

Hydroponic fodder machine,

Hdroponic fodder promises to be the way to redeem dairy farmers faced with scarcity for quality cattle feed, especially for dairy farmers in urban areas who do not have enough land to cultivate the required quantity of green fodder. Such farmers are dependent mostly on packaged cattle feed. Of course hydroponic fodder cannot substitute green fodder and hay completely, as ... Read More »

Urban hydroponic farms in Old Ships- Agriculture in China

Hydroponics farms- Hamari Krishi

This startup buys old shipping containers and turns them into urban hydroponic farms.. This 13-year-old shipping container in the middle of a field in Beijing’s Shunyi district might not be easy on the eyes, but it’s shaping up to be a godsend for the tongue. On the inside, it’s been completely renovated to house a fully automated hydroponic farm with ... Read More »

Madhya Pradesh Government signs MoUs with three agriculture companies at Krishi Expo

madhya-pradesh-government-signs-mous-with-three-agriculture-companies-at-krishi-expo

BHOPAL: With an aim to provide advanced agricultural machines and implements to farmers, the Madhya Pradesh government has inked three MoUs with three reputed companies at the Haldhar Krishi Expo. The MOUs were entered into on Friday with leading agriculture companies of the world, in tune with chief minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan’s vision to turn agriculture into a profitable venture, ... Read More »

MP’s not to go on Monsanto-sponsored US trip !

Monsanto Protest in India-Hamari Krishi

NEW DELHI: Amid pressure from the RSS-linked organization Swadeshi Jagran Manch (SJM) that has been opposed to field trials of GM crops in India, the BJP on Friday asked its three party MPs not to visit US on the Monsanto-sponsored “farm progress show”. Monsanto, world leader in developing genetically modified seeds, had invited these MPs along with two from Shiv ... Read More »

How to Grow Lettuce

How to grow ButterheadLettuce-Hamari Krishi

Gardeners can select from a large variety of lettuces that are easy to grow, highly productive in limited space, and virtually pest and disease free. Lettuce is definitely one of the more “care-free” crops. For maximum lettuce production, it’s wise to select a site where the soil drains well, yet retains some moisture. The soil should also be rich in ... Read More »

Indian agriculture scientists root for organic farming

Organic Garming- Hamari Krishi

Indian agriculture scientists root for organic farming [SRINAGAR] Indian agricultural scientists have called for increased funding for organic farming research and for policy interventions to promote it as a farming alternative. There is also a need to remove misconceptions that yield is lesser from organic farming, a conference of Indian agricultural scientists, held from 12-14 May in Srinagar, was told. ... Read More »

Gendering africa agriculture

Gendering africa agriculture- Hamari Krishi News

Do land, seeds and crops have a gender? Perhaps they do in sub-Saharan Africa, where women produce up to 80 percent of foodstuffs for household consumption and sale in local markets, according to a report by the World Bank and the Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO). For crops such as rice, wheat and maize, which make up about 90 percent ... Read More »