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HORTICULTURE

Gucchi: The World’s Costliest Mushroom Found in Kashmir Himalaya

There is an “intense competition” for mushroom gathering, especially for the morels because of their high commercial value. A substitute of meat with… Read More

February 27, 2022

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… Read More

January 30, 2021

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… Read More

October 26, 2020

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… Read More

October 23, 2020

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… Read More

October 21, 2020

Despite ‘Cherry on Top’, Kashmiri Growers Frown Over ‘Fruitless’ Season

Even as growers are getting vocal for local and administration mulling to start the historic 86-km-long Mughal Road exclusively for… Read More

June 2, 2020

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… Read More

April 23, 2020

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… Read More

April 15, 2020

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… Read More

April 14, 2020

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… Read More

February 7, 2020