People laughed at us because they thought that this was too ambitious to achieve,” said KV Georgekutty. Georgekutty and Babu Ulahannan are happy that they are cultivating rice on 250 acres of land in the Kollad region of Kottayam district. Till a few months ago, these lush fields were empty... Read more
The M.S. Swaminathan Research Foundation (MSSRF) here has launched a birding trail on its botanical garden here on Tuesday to mark International Biodiversity Day on Tuesday. “With the setting up of the birding trail, we plan to improve the concept of science education and recreation for those who... Read more
Kagga seeds distributed to Kumta farmers, May 21, 2018
Agriculture Minister V.S. Sunil Kumar has urged NGOs and the scientific community to work towards helping farmers instead of being mere tools in the hands of the corporate lobby.Inaugurating Karshikam 2018, a two-day national seminar jointly organised by the K.A. Keraleeyan Smaraka Samiti and M.S.... Read more
A seminar on ‘Women and Modern Technologies’ that concluded here on Tuesday stressed the need for women-friendly agriculture technologies. The seminar was organised as part of the Rural Innovators’ Meet 2018, a three-day meet organised jointly by the Kerala State Council for Science, Technology and... Read more
The Rural Innovators’ Meet (RIM) – 2018, a three-day event organised jointly by the Kerala State Council for Science Technology and Environment (KSCSTE) and the Community Agrobiodiversity Centre (CABC) of the M.S. Swaminathan Research Foundation (MSSRF), concluded here on Wednesday.
‘Wonder plougher’, an innovative agricultural implement developed by T. Prakasan, promises to take the rigour out of ploughing. The appliance has been exhibited at the Rural Innovators Meet (RIM) - 2018, a three-day event at Puthoorvayal in Wayanad district, to promote rural innovative inventions.