Agriculture

Rohru farmers select for Plant Genome Savior Award for conserving Red...

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Palampur: Red Rice farmers of the Rohru have been selected for a prestigious Plant Genome Savior Award. The award carries a cash prize of Rs....

Agriculture University and SJVN sign pact, to train 1000 farmers

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Palampur: CSK H.P. Agriculture University and Satluj Jal Vidyut Nigam (SJVN) Foundation have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) to train one thousand farmers...

Nauni varsity’s French bean variety gets recognition at national level

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Nauni/Solan: French bean cultivar Lakshmi (P-37) developed by the team of scientists from the Department of Vegetable Science, UHF Nauni Solan in 1991 has...

Nauni University starts online booking for temperate fruit plants

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Nauni/Solan: To facilitate the smooth sale of quality planting material, Dr. YS Parmar University of Horticulture and Forestry (UHF), Nauni has started an online...

Agriculture University begins tea plantations in non-traditional areas

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Palampur: Agriculture University has initiated a drive to extend tea-related research and development activities to the non-traditional areas of Himachal Pradesh. Prof. H.K Chaudhary, Vice-Chancellor...

Historical Bee Research Station of Agri varsity to be upgraded to...

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Palampur: CSK Himachal Pradesh Agriculture University has decided to upgrade its historical Bee Research Station at Nagrota Bagwan to a Bee Heritage Farm of...

Horticulture University to start fish farming; farmers and students to benefit

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Nauni/Solan: To increase the income of farmers from agri-horticulture and allied activities, Dr. YS Parmar University of Horticulture and Forestry has started fish farming...

Red Rice to get GI tag

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Palampur: Red rice, known for its medicinal properties and nutritionally superior, will now get Geographical Indication (GI) registration. Agriculture University Palampur has submitted an application...

Himachal Kisan Samyukta Manch to hold demonstrations to demand remunerative prices...

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Shimla: With a severe crisis on over Rs 5,000 crore apple industry in the state, Himachal Kisan Samyukta Manch has threatened to hold demonstrations...

Demanding implementation of APMC act and MIS, farmers Unions to stage...

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Shimla: Irked over the recent sharp decline in the rates of apples, various farmers unions and organisations have decided to stage a protest on...

Govt committed to safeguard interests of apple growers: Minister claims

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Shimla: Urban Development Minister Suresh Bhardwaj has claimed that the state government is committed to safeguarding the interest of apple growers of the state....

Congress blames Govt for plight of apple growers, demands Horticulture Minister’s...

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Shimla: Accusing the State Government for plight of the apple farmers, Congress has demanded the stepping down of Horticulture Minister Mahinder Singh Thakur. Addressing media...