1. Agriculture Minister launches app for Bihar farmers

Agriculture Minister launches app for Bihar farmers

The app is designed for use by extension workers, crop advisers, input providers and providers of services who interview a farmer using a personal computer...

By: | New Delhi | Published: June 28, 2016 9:25 PM
(Reuters) Radha Mohan Singh released the app in a programme organised at ICAR-RCER in Patna. (Reuters)

Agriculture Minister Radha Mohan Singh today released an app, Crop Manager for Rice-based Systems (CMRS), for better crop and nutrient management for Bihar farmers.

CMRS provides irrigated and rainfed farmers with rice-based cropping systems in Bihar with a crop and nutrient management guideline customised to the needs of an individual farmer, an official statement said.

Singh released the app in a programme organised at ICAR-RCER in Patna, it added.

The app is designed for use by extension workers, crop advisers, input providers and providers of services who interview a farmer using a personal computer, smartphone, or tablet, it added.

CMRS was adapted, evaluated and verified in Bihar through collaboration of Indian Rice Research Institute (IRRI) with the Indian Council for Agricultural Research- RCER (ICAR) and other institutes.

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    Pcsingh
    Jul 25, 2017 at 10:04 am
    Kindly want agriculture knowing all
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