Fertiliser Ministry moves Cabinet note on urea policy

 The Fertiliser Ministry has moved a Cabinet note on formulating a new urea policy that aims at higher domestic production of the soil nutrient and balanced use of fertilisers.

No proposal to deregulate urea: Govt

 The Fertiliser Ministry on Friday said there is no plan to deregulate urea.

PM Narendra Modi launches 'Soil Health Card' scheme for farmers in Rajasthan
PM Narendra Modi launches 'Soil Health Card' scheme for farmers in Rajasthan

Zee Media Bureau

Sri Ganganagar: Providing a major push to the issue soil health cards to farmers, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday launched the "Soil Health Card" (SHC) scheme for analysing the soil in Suratgarh town here.

Digvijay urges MP govt to curb black marketing of fertilisers

 Congress General Secretary Digvijay Singh on Saturday said Madhya Pradesh government should undertake immediate measures to prevent black-marketing of fertilisers in the state.

Cos' suggestions sought to make environment clearance simpler

The Fertiliser Ministry has sought comments from companies on critical environmental issues

Maha govt mulls legislation to check fake seeds, fertilisers

The Maharashtra government is planning to enact a legislation to protect farmers against fake seeds and fertilisers which cause crop losses.

Here, seawater is used to grow vegetables!

At the Spencer Gulf, near Port Augusta in South Australia, Sundrop Farms is turning sunlight and seawater into fresh water and food inside greenhouses.

`Poly house farming can mitigate vegetable supply crisis`

Poly house farming can mitigate supply crisis of vegetables in cities if the new farming technology is deployed on a large-scale in surrounding regions, a senior official of Mother Dairy said on Friday.

New grass developed to curb greenhouse gas emissions

A new kind of grass has been developed with the joint efforts of scientists from Japan and Colombia to curb greenhouse gas emissions caused by chemical fertilisers.

Humans used fertilisers 5,000 years ago: Study

New excavations in Sweden indicate that fertilisers may not be a modern innovation but were already in use some 5,000 years ago during the Stone Age.

Rahul refutes claims Centre not helping farmers

Against the backdrop of CM sending letters to the Prime Minister for supply of fertilisers, Rahul Gandhi alleged that the stock sent by the Centre was being sold in black instead of reaching farmers in the poll-bound state.

`Set up mission to rejuvenate soil`

The condition of soil in India is deteriorating at a rapid pace & needs urgent attention to prevent further damage.