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From Field to Greenhouse: The MIDH Scheme is Transforming Indian Horticulture

The Mission for Integrated Development of Horticulture (MIDH) scheme, implemented by the Ministry of Agriculture & Farmers Welfare in all the States/UTs by respective State government departments, provides 50% of the maximum permissible cost for protected cultivation, including greenhouse farming.

India’s Agricultural Growth Continues with Second Advance Estimates for 2022-23 Crop Production

The Ministry of Agriculture and Farmers Welfare has released the Second Advance Estimates of production of major crops for the agricultural year 2022-23. The total foodgrain production for the year is estimated to be a record 3235.54 Lakh Tonnes, which is higher than the previous year's production.

A Comprehensive Look at the Government’s Initiatives for a Thriving Farming Community

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Farmers Reap the Benefits: India’s Agricultural Exports Soar to New Heights !

India’s agricultural and processed food product exports rose by 13% in the nine months of the current Financial Year 2022-23 (April-December) compared to the same period in the previous year, as reported by the Directorate General of Commercial Intelligence and Statistics.

Fishing for Success: Union Budget 2023-24 Boosts India’s Aquaculture Industry

The Indian budget for Financial Year 2023-24 has allocated a significant amount of INR 2248.77 crore for the Department of Fisheries, marking a 38.45% increase from the previous year. The finance minister announced a new sub-scheme, Pradhan Mantri Matsya Kisan Samridhi Sah-Yojana (PM-MKSSY), aimed at enhancing the earnings and incomes of those in the fisheries sector.

Empowering Farmers with Modern Agriculture Technology: The SMAM Initiative

Mechanization in Indian agriculture varies depending on crops grown, geographic conditions, and other factors. The Indian government promotes farm mechanization through the Centrally Sponsored Scheme “Sub-Mission on Agricultural Mechanization (SMAM)”

Farming with a Future: Government’s Push for Natural Agriculture in India

The Indian government has launched the National Mission on Natural Farming (NMNF) to promote natural farming practices throughout the country. The Department of Agriculture and Farmer Welfare (DA&FW) is providing training and resources through various institutes and a digital portal (naturalfarming.dac.gov.in) has been created to support farmers.

Supporting India’s Farmers: Government Efforts for a Thriving Agricultural Industry

The Indian government has established policies to support the prices of 22 agricultural crops through the Food Corporation of India and state agencies. These policies, including Minimum Support Prices (MSP) and Fair and Remunerative Price (FRP) are decided by the Commission for Agricultural Costs and Prices and aim to increase farmers’ incomes through programs, schemes and reforms such as PM-KISAN, PMFBY, PMKSY and the use of drone technology in agriculture.

Breaking Barriers in Agriculture: Women’s Workshop on the MP Farm Gate App and AIF

A workshop was organized in Bhopal to promote the participation of women in agriculture through the Madhya Pradesh Farm Gate App and Agriculture Infrastructure Fund (AIF). The event was attended by government officials, agricultural experts and entrepreneurs, who discussed the benefits of the AIF scheme and MP Farm Gate App.

Management of Rice Leaf Folder

The rice leaf folder disease is characterized by folded leaves that become white and dry. This is one of the common diseases seen in rice crops. Without effective management steps, it is not easy to tackle pests.

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