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Want Fresher Produce? Leave Dirt Behind

Grow Lettuce Hydroponically-Hamari Krishi

MICHAEL ANTHONY admires the butter lettuce he has been buying for the last month so much that he invented a salad for it. The $12 dish he serves at Gramercy Tavern in Manhattan is also made up of pickled eggplant, ricotta, pickled cherries and heirloom tomatoes, but the greens are the star, and for good reason. Often picked only several ... Read More »

Vertical Farming Market Growing $6.4 Billion By 2023

Vertical farming-Hamari Krishi

Press Release  Vertical farming is a nontraditional method to grow crops, which enables ease of harvesting, no effect of climate, high yield, minimal usage of pesticides, less area requirement, and less water consumption. For instance, one hectare of vertical farming is equivalent to nine hectares of traditional outdoor farming, and saves nearly 200 tons of water on a daily basis. ... Read More »

Natural Air Purifiers! Our Way to fight Pollution

The way to fight Air Pollution  .. Natural Air Purifiers !!! The EPI rankings were published on the sidelines of the annual World Economic Forum meet in Davos on Tuesday. With a score of 30.57, India fares better than only three countries — Democratic Republic of Congo, Bangladesh and Burundi — in curbing pollution. The rate with which our environment ... Read More »

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 »

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 »

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 »

National soils strategy to underpin agriculture

National soils strategy to underpin agriculture-Hamari Krishi News

Tasmania has some of Australia’s best soil, but former Govenor General, Major General the Hon. Michael Jeffery, doesn’t want to leave them the chance. He says a national, coordinated and forward thinking approach to restoring the landscape is his mission as Australia’s national soils advocate. In Tasmania this week to speak, present tertiary agricultural scholarships at Agfest, and visit leading ... Read More »

Africa on the way to realising 4.4pc growth..

Peace-Rhoda- Hamari Krishi

Africa on the way to realising 4.4pc growth in agriculture By Judith Akolo Africa is on the way to realising the 4.4 per cent growth in Agriculture per annum as envisaged in the formation of the Comprehensive Africa Agriculture Development Program (CAADP) in 2003 by African heads of state in Maputo, Mozambique. The Commissioner for Agriculture at the African Union ... Read More »

TPP ‘may proceed without Japan’

Tom Vilsack BLOOMBERG-Hamari Krishi

TPP ‘may proceed without Japan’ if it fails to open up agriculture sector. BLOOMBERG APR 29, 2014 ARTICLE HISTORY WASHINGTON – A Pacific Rim trade agreement may have to proceed without Japan if Tokyo fails to open its agricultural markets to imports, U.S. Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack said. “It is incumbent upon us to have market access, and if the ... Read More »

Workshop for women in agriculture

Manila, Philippines – Senator Cynthia Villar, chairperson of the Senate Committee on Agriculture and Food, conducted a training workshop for women involved in agriculture to help them improve their lives through livelihood generation. Those who participated in the workshop conducted in Las Pinas City were members and officers of the Rural Improvement Clubs (RICs) from various parts of the country. ... Read More »