45 cows charred in Gokarneshwar fire

45 cows charred in Gokarneshwar fire
Kathmandu: At least 45 cows died and 70 others sustained burn injuries after a fire broke out at Om Agricultural Farm at Gokarneshwar Municipality-1 in Kathmandu today, said Metropolitan Police Circle, Bouddha. The treatment process of the injured cows is initiated, it is said. According to police, the fire broke out at around 11:00 am due to shor...

Agriculture policy a failure: MP Kafle

Agriculture policy a failure: MP Kafle
Jumla, Nov 29: Member of Parliament (MP), Dilli Prasad Kafle, has blamed foreign support as the reason for the failure of Nepal's agriculture policy. At an interaction on sustainable agriculture development organized by an NGO here, the lawmaker claimed that Nepal's agro development strategy has failed. Lawmaker Kafle, who is also a member of Agric...

Modern agriculture farm in Salyan

Modern agriculture farm in Salyan
@File Photo Salyan, Aug 27: A modern Darimjyula Agriculture Farm has been run for the first time in Salyan district. A group of youths, returned from different countries from overseas employment, has started tomato farming through Israeli technology in the district. Inaugurating the farm constructed at Darimjyula of Korbang Jhimpe-4 on Friday, ...

185 super zones proposed to make country self-dependent on agriculture

185 super zones proposed to make country self-dependent on agriculture
Kathmandu, April 11: The Agriculture Development Ministry has proposed a programme of the fiscal year 2016/17 with the target of establishing 185 super zones for the development of agriculture sector in all seven provinces. In today's meeting of the Agriculture and Water Resource Committee under the Legislature-Parliament, Agriculture Minister Hari...

Agriculture fair in remote Parbat village

Agriculture fair in remote Parbat village
Phalebas (Parbat), Jan 16: An agricultural fair has begun in Ranipani VDC in the southern belt of Parbat district on Friday has witnessed a large number of visitors. The folks from Ranipani, Barrachaur, Shaligram, Urampokhara, Hoshrangdi and other VDCs have visited the event for the sale of their agricultural products and to purchase the needed ...

Agriculture sector should be made dignified: Minister Gajurel

Agriculture sector should be made dignified: Minister Gajurel
Lalitpur, Jan 7: Minister for Agriculture Development Haribol Gajurel has opined for making agriculture sector dignified. Addressing the 8th annual general assembly (AGM) of the Nepal Agriculture Cooperatives Central Federation here today, Minister Gajurel stressed on increasing the investment in the agriculture sector. He further emphasised ...

Oranges worth Rs 50 m sell from Bihu VDC itself

Oranges worth Rs 50 m sell from Bihu VDC itself
Baglung, Jan 4: Oranges worth about Rs 50 million were sold from Bihu VDC itself in the district this year. About 900 metric tonnes of oranges were produced from orange trees, according to the statistics of District Agriculture Office. Farmers share that a single orange tree can produce 50 to 500 kg oranges in a season. According to local far...

Tikot farmers take to online marketing

Tikot farmers take to online marketing
Babiyachaur (Myagdi), Jan 4: The locals of Tikot, a village in Myagdi District, have taken to the internet for marketing their produce. They have been using Facebook to advertise their produce and also finding prospective buyers. It is said the traders from the market areas have been contacting the farmers on the social media and negotiating ...

Government to launch agricultural app

Government to launch agricultural app
Kathmandu, Dec 31: Nepal Telecommunications Corporation, Ministry of Agriculture Development and Agriculture Management Information System on Thursday reached an agreement for cooperation to disseminate special information to the farmers on agriculture climate. At a programme held in the capital city, Nepal Telecom Chief Business Officer Rajendra ...

Livestock maternity expenses distributed to farmers

Livestock maternity expenses distributed to farmers
Rampur (Palpa), Aug. 12: The farmers who have insured their livestock have been receiving maternity expenses for their cattle. The Sitakunda Dairy Producers Cooperatives Institute Rampur distributed livestock maternity expenses to the owners of 64 cattle heads here on Tuesday. Those included 26 buffaloes, 25 cows and 13 pigs. Some of the farm...