Tag Archives: Agriculture In India

How To Grow Bell Peppers( Shimla Mirch)

How to Grow Bell Peppers-Hamari Krishi

Peppers have always been a popular vegetable to grow in the garden. Bell peppers are native to Central and North America. A sweet green pepper is a pepper that is not yet ripe. Let it grow, and it will turn red. Not only the texture will change, but the flavor will change as well. Growing bell peppers is easy with ... Read More »

How To Grow Oregano

How to Grow Oregano-Hamari Krishi

Origanum vulgare Also known as Pot Marjoram, Origanum vulgare is a perennial herb and a native of the Mediterranean region. The plant grows in the garden or in containers to over two feet tall and has oval grayish-green leaves that are frequently used in pizza, spaghetti and marinara sauces, plus many other Italian dishes. It also complements beef or lamb stews, gravies, ... 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 »

With Patience, Organic Vegetable Gardening Pays Off

he number of certified organic farms more than quadrupled from 1992 to 2008, according to the U.S. Department of Agriculture, and organic gardening is a growing trend among consumers seeking to ensure that the food they eat is free of pesticides and other chemicals. Whether you are new to gardening in general or have experience with traditional gardening practices and ... Read More »

Revolutionising Indian farming -Israeli technology

Deepak Khatker, a 40-year-old farmer, when he first visited the Indo-Israel Centre of Excellence for Vegetables here a couple of years ago. Intrigued, he adopted the Israeli farming skills and, within months, saw production increase a staggering five-fold. “We have traditionally grown wheat and barley in our fields but the techniques taught at the centre forced me to give vegetables ... Read More »

Agriculture turning into nightmare for small Indian farmers

India, the world’s second largest food producer, is witnessing growing distress and declining confidence in agriculture as most small and landless farmers, with less of a stake, are found to quit farming The recent unseasonal heavy rains, thunder and hailstorms originating from unusually intense western disturbances from the Mediterranean interacting with the south-easterly winds from the Bay of Bengal have ... Read More »