सोयाबीन पिकांवरील चक्रभुंगा किडींचे व्यवस्थापन

विदर्भामध्ये सोयाबीन पिकाची मोठ्या प्रमाणावर लागवड होते. सोयाबीन पिकावरील चक्रभुंगा ही महत्वाची कीड आहे तरी शेतकरी बंधूनी सोयाबीन पिकाचे वेळोवेळी सर्वेक्षण करून ह्या किडींनी आर्थिक नुकसानीची पातळी गाठताच ( ५ ते १० टक्के प्रादूर्भाव ग्रस्त झाडे ) नियंत्रणाचे उपाय योजावेत. सोयाबीन पिकावरील चक्रभुंगा ही महत्वाची कीड आहे. या किडीचा मादी भुंगा पानाच्या देठावर, फांदीवर किंवा … Read more

Understanding terms and formulas used to decide the MSP by CACP & Government of India


Cost of production of a Crop while deciding Minimum Support Price ( MSP ) is categorised into 3 major categories as, A2  => Actual paid out cost A2 +FL => Actual paid out cost plus imputed value of family labour C2 => Comprehensive cost including imputed rent and interest on owned land and capital A2 cost … Read more

Installing Solar Water Heater for Home – Information and Costing

Solar Water Heater

Recently we installed 150 Litre Solar Water Heaters at our terrace. Below are the Information, photos and costing for Installation of Solar Water Heater. When you decides to install solar water heater, you need to consider following factors, How many people are there in your home who will be using hot water ? Based on … Read more

International days related to Ocean, Meteorology and Water Conservation


World Water Day – 22 March International World Water Day is held annually on 22 March as a means of focusing attention on the importance of freshwater and advocating for the sustainable management of freshwater resources. An international day to celebrate freshwater was recommended at the 1992 United Nations Conference on Environment and Development (UNCED) in … Read more

International & National Days related to Agriculture & Rural

Soil Day

International Day of Rural Woman – 15 October Every year 15 October is celebrated as International day of Rural Woman. The first International Day of Rural Women was observed on 15 October 2008. This new international day, established by the General Assembly in its resolution 62/136 of 18 December 2007, recognizes “the critical role and … Read more

Agriculture & India’s Income Tax : Part 1 – Meaning of “agricultural income”


The definition of “Agriculture Income” has been defined in “Section – 2 (1A), Income-tax Act, 1961-2015” .. this definition as per act is as follow, (1A) 1“agricultural income”2 means—     (a)  any rent or revenue derived from land which is situated in India and is used for agricultural purposes;     (b)  any income derived … Read more

Agriculture & India’s Income Tax : Part 2 – Frequently Asked Questions ( FAQ )


If you have already read “Agriculture & India’s Income Tax : Part 1 – Meaning of “agricultural income” continue with this post. Question: I am a Farmer / an agriculturist. Is my income taxable ? Answer: As per section10(1), agricultural income earned by the taxpayer in India is exempt from tax. Agricultural income is defined … Read more

What is GMOs (genetically modified organisms) ?


Genetically Modified Organisms ( GMOs ) are organisms such as plants, animals and micro-organisms (bacteria, viruses, etc.), the genetic characteristics of which have been modified artificially in a way that does not occur naturally through fertilisation and/or natural recombination in order to give them a new property (a plant’s resistance to a disease or insect, … Read more

International Free Agriculture Magazines

Magazines published by International Plant Nutrition Institute ( IPNI ) IPNI which works  to develop and promote scientific information about the responsible management of plant nutrition for the benefit of the human family publishes four magazines as below. All the magazines are available in softcopy on the website to download for free. IPNI also sells … Read more

What is Minimum Support Price ( MSP ) & related all information


What is Minimum Support Price ( MSP ) ? The Minimum Support Price (MSP) Scheme is a scheme of the Government of India (GOI) to safeguard the interests of the farmers. Under this Scheme the GOI declares the minimum support Prices of various agricultural produces and assures the farmers that their agricultural produce (of FAQ) … Read more