IIMR Hyderabad signs MoU with NSR to produce fuel from millets

IIMR Hyderabad signs MoU with NSR to produce fuel from millets

Read the original article published in The New Indian Express To promote bioethanol production by developing varieties of sweet sorghum, ICAR-Indian Institute of Millets Research (IIMR), Hyderabad and National Sugar Institute (NSR), Kanpur recently signed a Memorandum...
Is this what farmers have been waiting for?

Is this what farmers have been waiting for?

Read full article by Ralph Pearce @CountryGuide PC: Supplied Based on promising early results, “epigenetics” may help save agriculture from climate change. Epigenetics is already working in sorghum trials, and has cleared initial regulatory barriers too (See...
Millets can give you multipex-quality popcorn

Millets can give you multipex-quality popcorn

Read Full article @Deccan Chronicle Photo Credit: IIMR NutriHub Bengaluru: At the core of it, the garden variety popcorn is nothing but a bloated grain of corn that you munch as you watch the latest multiplex movie. Substitute the corn for any of the cereal...
How sorghum is giving Kerio Valley peace, prosperity

How sorghum is giving Kerio Valley peace, prosperity

Article by O K’onyango & W Kipsang @BusinessDaily PC: J Nyataya The arid Kerio Valley in Elgeyo Marakwet County is known for pastoralism. However, this source of livelihood has over the years proved unreliable, unsustainable and even dangerous due to rampant cases...
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