Irrigation

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First reported 3 hours ago - Updated 2 hours ago - 2 reports

RJD MLA ends agitation for irrigation water

RJD MLA Dinesh Kumar SinghRJD MLA from Jagdishpur in Bhojpur district, Dinesh Kumar Singh, who had been on dharna in front of the main entrance of the Assembly since Monday, demanding release of canal water and declaring the state as drought hit, ended ... [Published Jagran Post - 2 hours ago]
First reported 7 hours ago - Updated 4 hours ago - 2 reports

Farmer’s way to manage drought, labour shortage

Acute drought and shortage of labour and water for irrigation have forced progressive farmers to devise new strategies to raise crops. A farmer in Chinnamanur has successfully adopted a multi-cropping system blending one short-term and one long-term crop ... [Published DailyMe.Com - 4 hours ago]
First reported 6 hours ago - Updated 4 hours ago - 2 reports

Sounding the death knell for paddy crop?

12:58 IST As per a study conducted by the Centre for Water Resources Development and Management (CWRDM) in 1998, the total annual utilisable yield of the 10 rivers draining into the Vembanad wetland system was 12,582 mcm against the 22,268 mcm water demand ... [Published DailyMe.Com - 4 hours ago]
First reported Jul 22 2014 - Updated 5 hours ago - 2 reports

Chandrababu Naidu to release white papers on irrigation, agriculture

The Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu is expected to release white papers on agriculture and irrigation sectors later today.He is currently reviewing these sectors at the Lake View Guest House, his camp office.These will be the fourth ... [Published Hindu Business Line - 5 hours ago]
First reported 20 hours ago - Updated 6 hours ago - 2 reports

Better farming could feed 3 billion

More than half of the fertiliser currently poured on to crops in many countries is wasted, according to a new study. About 60 per cent of the nitrogen applied to crops worldwide is not needed, as well as about half of the phosphorus, an element whose ... [Published The Hindu - 6 hours ago]
First reported 12 hours ago - Updated 11 hours ago - 3 reports

Support to water and renewable energy projects in africa

at 22:37 PM EDT Prior Information Notice: Support to water and renewable energy projects in africa through microfinance - pamiga This TA Operation is launched in the context of EIB s potential investment in a fund to on-lend to micro-finance institutions ... [Published Industrial Info Financials - 11 hours ago]
First reported Jul 21 2014 - Updated 18 hours ago - 3 reports

Nitrates Out, Nitrates In

I have to say that I have never played golf. But in our July/August issue of Water Efficiency that will be available in print and digital any day now, I talk a little bit about golf course watering in my Editor’s Comments, so a news release that came ... [Published Water Efficiency - 18 hours ago]
First reported Jul 21 2014 - Updated 19 hours ago - 7 reports

Here's How Much Your Diet Of Choice Kills The Environment

Greenhouse gas emissions from livestock production have increased by more than 50 percent over the past 50 years and are set to zoom higher as the developing world consumes more meat, finds a new study published in the journal Proceedings of the National ... [Published Business Insider - 19 hours ago]
First reported Jul 22 2014 - Updated 21 hours ago - 2 reports

Jain Irrigation: Heydays are back

The Street is increasingly turning positive on Jain Irrigation Systems, after many events. The most recent one was the Union Budget, which proposed to raise the allocation on micro irrigation systems (MIS) by 21 per cent, to Rs 1,560 crore, for FY15. ... [Published Business Standard India - 21 hours ago]
First reported Jul 21 2014 - Updated Jul 22 2014 - 4 reports

Commonwealth pays out SA irrigation grants

Irrigation projects along the South Australian stretch of the Murray River will receive a $100 million funding boost.The Federal Government has given grants to 100 different farming businesses and organisations to save 20 gigalitres of water that can ... [Published ABC Online - Jul 22 2014]
First reported Jul 21 2014 - Updated Jul 21 2014 - 2 reports

Water, water -- not everywhere: Mapping water trends for African maize

Today's food production relies heavily on irrigation, but across sub-Saharan Africa only 4 percent of cultivated land is irrigated, compared with a global average of 18 percent. Small-scale farming is the main livelihood for many people in the region ... [Published BioPortfolio - Jul 21 2014]
First reported Jul 21 2014 - Updated Jul 21 2014 - 2 reports

Provision of Irrigation Infrastructure Work

Tenders are invited for Irrigation Infrastructure Work La Nacion Argentina has received a loan from the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) to finance the cost of the Provincial Agricultural Services ... ... [Published Street Sweeper - Jul 21 2014]

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"Although fertilizer demand is high, manufacturers face"
According to Khaitan, the pie of bought leaves into the company's total production would also increase in the next four years. "At present, out of 90 million kg of total production, 25 million kg is bought from outside growers and this share was likely to double in the next four - five years" he added
"There was no water in the canals and the farmers were using diesel generators to pump out ground water to irrigate their fields. I enquired and found out that the water has not been released. The government took initiative and gave Rs 6 crore to Madhya Pradesh to release water into the Sone River from its Bansagar dam. Additional water will be released by July 25" said Manjhi
"The lake draining will in no way have an effect on the Long Creek Water Association or it's customers," Lichfield said. "We get our water from down deep, not from the lake, so customers don't need to worry about the lake impacting them it that way."

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