Down to the Roots
Kitchen Gardens: An emerging trend

Ms. Karishma Pandey, Marketing, Mahyco

I recently visited a friend’s place and feasted on a  fresh vegetable salad. The vegetables were so fresh, that I immediately felt rejuvenated after the delightful meal. Unable to resist, I asked my friend about the source...

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Interesting careers in agriculture

Ms. Shilpa M.S., Human Resource, Mahyco

I was part of a social gathering recently and there were discussions around admissions for children passing the 12th grade. Out of curiosity I asked few parents and the kids on their preferences. Pat came a reply – &...

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Opportunities for Youngsters in Agriculture

Mr. Krushnanand, Human Resource, Mahyco

Agriculture plays a major role in the Indian economy. It contributes close to 14.8% of the Gross Domestic product. Moreover, around 62% of the Indian population depend on it for their livelihood (Economic Survey 2015). However, most ...

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Advancing towards Agri-Commerce

Mr. Shridhar Dhanagare,Veg-BU, Mahyco

India has a proven history where we have transformed from food deficient state in colonial era to a self-sufficient economy during green revolution. Now the time is to step beyond just self-sufficiency and engage in commercial agricult...

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Around the Clock: The Life of an Indian Farmer

Dr. Venugopal Mikkilineni, Scientist, Mahyco

The best entrepreneur and the greatest risk taker in India is the farmer. Every year, his livelihood depends on the ability to produce and sell sufficient quantity and quality of food to meet his family needs. In addition, th...

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India and Food Security

Dr. Shalu Choudhary, Scientist, Mahyco

Progress of a nation is reflected by good health and well-being of its citizens, which primarily depends on production, supply, and access to nutritious food by an individual . Despite India’s strong economic growth since the...

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Lets learn from our neighbours

Mr. Subbarao Appemane, SVP, CorpComm & Regulatory Affairs (SEA), Mahyco

Indian agriculture faces many challenges today. The Economic Survey Report in itself advocates new technologies to improve the agricultural productivity including GM technology. Yet, there ...

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Jai Jawan Jai Kisan

Mr. Chandra Joshi, Mahyco

Prime Minister Lal Bahadur Shastri gave India a new direction with the slogan- Jai Jawan Jai Kisan back in 1965. It was at the Ramlila Maidan in New Delhi, Shastri ji gave this slogan to a country which was at the time faced with a crisis on tw...

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The El Nino Effect

Dr. Narendran M Nair, Research Scientist, Mahyco

El Nino, (means The Little Boy in Spanish) the phenomenon by which a significant rise in surface temperature at sea, specifically in...

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Fifty Years of Farming: A Timeline of the Indian Agricultural Scene

Dr. Anshuman Tiwari, Research Scientist, Mahyco

The past fifty years of Indian farming have been about the efforts and livelihoods of those who produce food to feed the 1.28 billion people in India.  During this period, India has transformed itself from a food grai...

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