Inter-cropping with tea plantations seen as way ahead for oil palm cultivation

What is seen as an remedy to assure India’s self-sufficiency in oil palm cultivation is inter-cropping of oil palm with tea plantations. Professionals feel that considering the large dependence of imports to fulfill India’s palm oil requirements, a achievable way out could be participating with tea planters and motivate inter-cropping.

At a webinar on ‘Future of Palm in India’, Shatadru Chattopadhyay, MD of Solidaridad Network Asia Ltd, educated that there is excellent possible for oil palm cultivation in the North-East location amid tea plantations.

“Apart from the oil marketplace, we are observing excellent chance to have interaction with tea plantation

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Extraordinary circumstances of ECA not applicable to processors, other value chain players: Agri Secretary

Processors of agricultural create and price chain providers are kept out of the purview of inventory holding restrict when remarkable instances affliction in the amended Vital Commodities Act is invoked thanks to price hike, Agriculture Secretary Sanjay Agarwal has said.

The Agricultural Secretary, who addressed a webinar organised by ag-tech get started-up Agribazar on the latest agricultural reforms on Thursday evening, was responding to thoughts lifted by other members.

On June 5, the governing administration amended the Vital Commodities Act (ECA) of 1955 to hold key agricultural commodities this sort of as cereals, pulses and oilseeds out of its purview

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Tea production in the Nilgiris down 11% till May

Manufacturing of tea in The Nilgiris, the major tea expanding district in the South, has fallen until May well when compared to the very same time period of past calendar year as also the typical as measured by the five-calendar year suggest for the time period.

Tea providers in The Nilgiris have educated Tea Board that their output in May well has fallen to .73 million kg (mkg) from one.13 mkg in May well 2019. This marked a substantial slide of 35.forty for every cent.

The reduction was a great deal extra at forty eight.59 for every cent when compared

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Kharif sowing jumps by more than 100% to 316 lakh hectares

As the South-West monsoon handles the complete nation twelve times prior to normal day, farmers planted a whopping 315.sixty three lakh hectares (lh), a lot more than double of the 154.fifty three lh lined in the corresponding week last year, according to kharif sowing info launched by the Agriculture Ministry on Friday.

Optimum improve was recorded in oilseeds and pulses planting. Even though the space under oilseeds amplified to 83.31 lh, a lot more than five moments than thirteen.32 lh lined in the identical week in the earlier season, the pulses acreage a lot more than tripled to 19.40 lh

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Wydajny i niskoemisyjny piec do wypalania ceramiki – Information Centre – Research & Innovation

Przemysł ceramiczny odpowiada za emisję znacznych ilości gazów cieplarnianych do atmosfery. W celu zmniejszenia dużego śladu węglowego tego sektora, zespół finansowanych przez UE badaczy i programistów wykorzystał symulację, technologię i testy, aby na ich podstawie opracować bardziej efektywny energetycznie piec do wypalania ceramiki. Dzięki temu powstał nowoczesny, niskoemisyjny piec, który zużywa mniej energii i oferuje niższe koszty operacyjne.