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Agro tools distributed to quake-stricken farmers

Dhankuta, June 10: The District Agriculture Development Office has distributed farming tools and implements to the quake – stricken farmers for enhancing the agro products through use of hi-tech modern equipment. The farmers with red identity cards from different parts of the district received six different types of tools through National Reconstruction Fund at the […]

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Bardiya farmers attracted to banana farming

Bardiya, June 8: Farmers of Bardiya are getting attracted towards banana farming lately with the occupation yielding many benefits. As a result, many of the farmers have switched to it. Santosh BK has leased 20 bighas of land and started the farming at Mainapokhar and Dhadhawar. “I have been drawn to the farming as it […]

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Israel eager to help modernize agriculture : Ambassador Mayer

Damak, Dec 16: Israel’s Ambassador to Nepal, Yaron Mayer, on Thursday said the Israeli government was keen on extending support to help farmers in Nepal tap into the latest agro-based technologies. Speaking at a function held at the Maharanijhoda locality of Gauradaha Municipality, ambassador Mayer noted that 500 Nepali youths were given an annual agro-based […]

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Modern agriculture farm in Salyan

Salyan, Aug 27: A modern Darimjyula Agriculture Farm has been run for the first time in Salyan district. A group of youths, returned from different countries from overseas employment, has started tomato farming through Israeli technology in the district. Inaugurating the farm constructed at Darimjyula of Korbang Jhimpe-4 on Friday, Secretary at thw Ministry of […]

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Parliamentary committee forms a panel to see problems in fertiliser supply

Kathmandu, June 27: The Agriculture and Water Resources Committee of the Legislature-Parliament has formed a panel to study about the possible ways to addresses problems seen in the establishment of a chemical fertilizer industry and in fertilizer import and supply system. A meeting of the Committee Monday formed the panel under the convenorship of Kashinath […]

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DEO Darchula bars teachers, students from collecting yarsagumba

Bhimduttanagar, May 31: The District Education Office, Darchula has banned the students and teachers from collecting yarsagumba (caterpillar fungus) as most of the schools in the hilly districts were found closed after the students and local teachers had left for highlands to collect this prized herb. About 60 schools in the district were found closed […]

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No pension to farmers keeping land barren: Agriculture Minister

Kathmandu, May 31: Minister for Agriculture Haribol Gajurel has said landowners keeping land barren will not be entitled to pension. Talking to RSS about the implementation of new budget the government unveiled last Saturday, Minister Gajurel said pension facility for farmers as mentioned in the budget for upcoming fiscal will come into effect within the […]

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216 new agro-based industries registered

Lahan, May 14: The registration of agro-based industries has increased in Siraha district with the rise in loan flow from banks and financial institutions to the sector. Number of registration of agriculture-based industries has gone up when there is easy lending from banks and financial institutions and the sector normally remains unaffected from growing hours […]

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New hybrid maize crops recommended

Chitwan, May 12: The National Maize Crop Research Programme Rampur, which has been launching a research on different classes of corn, today recommended two new breeds of corn. The new hybrid types dubbed – Rampur Hybrid 4 and Rampur Hybrid 6 – have been send for recommendation, Research Programme’s senior scientist, Chitra Bahadur Kunwar, said. […]

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15 old-age farmers honoured

Chitwan, May 11: The Chitwan Livestock Service Office honoured 15 old-age people who spent their lifetime in agriculture and livestock. Those who crossed 70 were felicitated with cash of Rs 4,000 along with shawl and letter of appreciation. In-charge of Livestock Service Office Chitwan Dr Ram Kumar Karki shared that the felicitation programme was organized […]

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