HORTICULTURE

Fruit Growers Demand Import Ban On Iranian Apples

Fruit Growers Demand Import Ban On Iranian Apples

A delegation of Jammu & Kashmir Fruit Growers Association today called on Director Horticulture Kashmir, Ajaz Ahmad Bhat to apprise him of the issues faced by them including the import of Iranian apples via Afghanistan.

Modalities Finalized for Launch of Apple MIS in J&K

Modalities Finalized for Launch of Apple MIS in J&K

The orchardists in the catchment area of the procurement centers will register online for procurement of apples through Central Procurement Agency, NAFED on the official Horticulture website.

Meeting Reviews Apple Market Intervention Scheme 

Meeting Reviews Apple Market Intervention Scheme 

Choudhary impressed upon all the officers involved in implementation of the scheme to ensure that the basic purpose of buying apple from the growers at their doorsteps with immediate payment directly to the bank accounts of the apple growers shall be fulfilled smoothly.

GOI Approves MIS for Procurement of Kashmir Apple

GOI Approves MIS for Procurement of Kashmir Apple

Under the scheme, Apple will be procured by NAFED directly from the growers/aggregators at optimum prices at 5 designated Collection Centres (Fruit & Vegetable Mandies).

Indiscriminate Use of Pesticides Is Threatening Our Ecology

Indiscriminate Use of Pesticides Is Threatening Our Ecology

Many pesticides are toxic to pollinators like bees, wasps and other friendly insects besides humans. Honey bee colonies and other insect populations are damaged or destroyed by insecticides and losses have a devastating impact on the pollination process and in-turn the fruit production

Paddy Nursery Management Amid Covid-19 Pandemic

Paddy Nursery Management Amid Covid-19 Pandemic

Agriculture is the main economic activity of the Kashmir valley and contributes 21% to GDP of J&K and 70-80% of the population directly or indirectly depends on it, therefore activity should go on by following standard operating procedures

Love to Read? Here are Some Career Choices

Love to Read? Here are Some Career Choices

Reading is gaining momentum and people are making best use of their quarantine time. There is one good news for readers. If you love reading books and find solace in words, there are a lot of creative opportunities that you may cherry pick. Some of these are

Horticulture Policy For JK Soon: Govt

Horticulture Policy For JK Soon: Govt

Secretary, Agriculture Production and Horticulture Department, Manzoor Ahmad Lone today said that Jammu and Kashmir would soon have its own Horticulture Policy

7 Lakh Farmers, 600 Crore Apple Industry, Zero Insurance!

7 Lakh Farmers, 600 Crore Apple Industry, Zero Insurance!

Farmers in Kashmir, especially the apple growers, have been suffering because of vagaries of weather such as unexpected snowfall, heavy rainfall, hailstorms or lack of rainfall for years now

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