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‘Youths engaged in agriculture finding it hard to get brides’
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‘Youths engaged in agriculture finding it hard to get brides’

February 15, 2022

Mandya Nehru Yuva Kendra Accounts Officer Basavaraj at MGP’s awareness-cum-interaction programme on ‘Role of Consumer Youth Clubs in Nation-Building’ Mysore/Mysuru: Maintaining that youths engaged in agriculture are finding it hard to find brides as parents are reluctant to have a marriage alliance with agriculturists for their daughters, Mandya Nehru Yuva Kendra Accounts Officer Basavaraj said…

PES students develop Agribot for sowing, sprinkling
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PES students develop Agribot for sowing, sprinkling

September 1, 2021

Mandya: Introducing advanced technology in agriculture will surely enable farmers to get higher yield. The most difficult tasks in the farming process are sowing, cropping, irrigation and cutting. The purpose of automation is to eradicate the human clerical effort and to provide accuracy in the operations.  Students of Department of Industrial & Production Engineering, P.E.S…

Agro-innovation: Low-cost paper pot transplanter
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Agro-innovation: Low-cost paper pot transplanter

August 12, 2021

Mysore/Mysuru: Agriculture is the backbone of Indian economy as it supplies raw materials for many of the industries and is the source of livelihood for the majority of rural populace in India.  There have been innumerable transformations in cultivation practices of crops and also simultaneously many innovations too were successful in changing the face of…

Educate farmers on availability of agricultural inputs: Minister
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Educate farmers on availability of agricultural inputs: Minister

June 17, 2021

Mysore/Mysuru: With the monsoon having set in, Agriculture Minister B.C. Patil held a review meeting on the  district’s preparedness for kharif season, at the Zilla Panchayat (ZP) Hall here yesterday. Soon as the meeting began, the Minister sought inputs on stocks of agricultural inputs such as seeds, fertilisers etc., from the Department officials and questioned…

Agritourism near Mysuru on cards
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Agritourism near Mysuru on cards

March 14, 2021

Hinterlands being identified by KSTDC to push village stay concept for tourists Mysore/Mysuru: The convergence of agriculture and tourism creates a new tourism product called agritourism and the State Tourism Policy 2020-2025 lays a big thrust on agritourism. Taking the initiative further, the Karnataka State Tourism Development Corporation (KSTDC) has proposed an agritourism destination between…

App-based crop survey compulsory from next year, says Minister
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App-based crop survey compulsory from next year, says Minister

September 13, 2020

Bengaluru: Maintaining that App-based crop survey has been introduced on an experimental basis this year, Agriculture Minister B.C. Patil said that the App-based survey will be made mandatory from next year. Speaking at a meeting with Agriculture officers from all districts at Kuvempu Auditorium in GKVK campus here on Friday, Patil said, this year, the…

BJP Government committed to promoting Agriculture: Minister
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BJP Government committed to promoting Agriculture: Minister

September 9, 2020

Mysore/Mysuru: Asserting that the BJP Government is committed for promoting farming in the State, Agriculture Minister B.C. Patil said that he has toured all the 30 districts in the State to study issues that are bothering the farming community. He was speaking at the District BJP Raitha Morcha meeting organised at the BJP Office in…

More number of Food Parks will be set up in State: Agriculture Minister B.C. Patil
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More number of Food Parks will be set up in State: Agriculture Minister B.C. Patil

July 4, 2020

Bengaluru: Agriculture Minister B.C. Patil informed yesterday that State Government is committed to develop more number of Food Parks and provide all necessary infrastructure for them in the State. After formally taking charge as the President of Food Karnataka Limited at a function organised in Vikasa Soudha yesterday, Agriculture Minister B.C. Patil conducted progress review…

‘Innovation needed for transfer of technologies to augment farmers income’
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‘Innovation needed for transfer of technologies to augment farmers income’

December 17, 2019

Mysuru: ICAR Agricultural Technology Application Research Institute (ATARI), Bengaluru, Extension Education Society (EES) of Tamil Nadu Agricultural University (TNAU) and ICAR-JSS Krishi Vigyan Kendra (KVK), Suttur, had jointly organised a three-day International Conference on Extension for Strengthening Agricultural Research and Development (eSARD 2019) from Dec. 14 to 16 at Suttur. The conference was to commemorate…

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