Horticulture

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...

Implement minimum support price of apples on the pattern of Kashmir,...

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Shimla: With the apple growers in the state facing difficulties in getting remunerative prices for the apple crop, Kisan Sangarsh Samiti has demanded the...

High mortality rate in fruit plants distributed to horticulturists: CAG

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Survival rate of plants remained between 39 and 22 per cent Shimla: Comptroller and Auditor General (CAG) has pointed out the high mortality rate in...

CAG points out shortcomings and failure of Horticulture department in allocation...

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Shimla: The Horticulture department failed to utilize 12 percent of the allocated funds (2014-19), while three percent of the amount booked as expenditure was...

HPMC, APEDA export five unique varieties of apples to Bahrain

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Apples would be showcased as part commencement of India’s 75th Independence Day celebration New Delhi: In continuance with its thrust on promoting agricultural and processed...

18.50 MT missing juice from HPMC plant, CPM demands probe by...

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Shimla: Communist Party of India (Marxist) Himachal unit has demanded a probe into the missing 18.50 Metric Tonne (MT) apple juice concentrate worth Rs...

Bhardwaj launches paperless Apple Transportation Monitoring System

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An online data entry and real-time monitoring system - HimSABE is designed to monitor the movement of apple boxes and trucks.  Shimla: In order to...

18.5 tons apple juice concentrate missing from HPMC Parwanoo store

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Shimla: In a shocking revelation, at least 18.5 metric tons (MT) of apple juice concentrate (AJC) is missing from Himachal Pradesh Horticulture Produce Marketing...

How to protect and treat apple root rot?

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Shimla: Apple plant root rot disease is a common disease in apple plants in the Shimla district region. Every year, apple growers’ complain about...

Shimla based firm to make apple cider vinegar on Nauni varsity...

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Nauni/Solan: Dr YS Parmar University of Horticulture and Forestry, Nauni signed a Memorandum of Understanding with a Shimla based food processing company for the...

Commission agent arrested for not paying Rs 75 lakhs to orchardists

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Solan: A Special Investigation Team (SIT) of CID has arrested a commission agent from Solan for alleged non-payment of more than Rs 75 lakhs...

Shimla district to produce 1.98 crore apple boxes in 2021

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Shimla: About 1.98 crores apple boxes are estimated to be produced in the Shimla district during the upcoming apple season. This has been stated...