This bio-pesticide may be used as a safer alternative to chemical pesticides to minimize pesticide residue problem. Besides, it may be used as key input for crop protection from insect pest in organic agriculture and Integrated Pest Management
WASHINGTON (August 26, 2020) — Today, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), and U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) announced the Next Gen Fertilizer Challenges, a joint EPA-USDA partnership and competition to advance agricultural sustainability in the United States.
Ministry of Agriculture & Farmers Welfare: Starting from 11th April 2020 till 18th August 2020, locust control operations have been done in more than 5.63 lakh hectares area in 10 states
Locust control operations carried out at 10 places in 5 districts of Rajasthan and 2 places in Kutch district of Gujarat yesterday
Ministry of Agriculture & Farmers Welfare: 13 AUG 2020 Published by PIB Delhi
India ranks first in number of organic farmers and ninth in terms of area under organic farming;
Major organic exports from India are flax seeds, sesame, soybean, tea, medicinal plants, rice and pulses
Organic e-commerce platform being strengthened for directly linking farmers with retail and bulk buyers.