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Nutrient use and crop production statistics of the major states in East India & Bangladesh

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08 Apr 2016IPNI Research Cooperators' Meet 2016

The 4th IPNI Research Cooperators Meet was organized at Visva Bharati University Sriniketan, West Bengal, incollaboration with Visva Bharati University. The program begins on April 8th with the inaugural session. Prof. Swapan Datta, Honorable Vice Chancellor, Visva Bharati was the chief guest of the inaugural session while Dr. Adrian Johnston, Vice President, IPNI presided over the session. Dr. Kaushik Majumdar, Director, IPNI delivered his context setting lecture while Prof.

16 Feb 2016National Seminar on Soil Health Management and Food Security: Role of Soil Science Research and Education

Dr. Sudarshan Dutta, Deputy Director, IPNI South Asia, and the Indian Society of Soil Science Kolkata Chapter jointly organized the National Seminar on "Soil Health Management and Food Security: Role of Soil Science Research and Education," held in Kolkata, October 8-10. The successful event, which coincides with the 2015 International Year of Soils, featured 13 distinguished speakers and nearly 200 participants including scientists, extension professionals, industry agronomists, and farmers.

16 Feb 2016IPNI Scholar Awards presented in West Bengal

Dr. Sudarshan Dutta, deputy director, South Asia, presented two recipients with the 2015 IPNI Scholar Award at the inaugural session of the national seminar on Sustainable Agriculture for Food Security and Better Environment. Miss Amrita Sengupta and Mr. Dibakar Ghosh received their check and certificate during the event.

31 Aug 2015Wheat farmers in West Bengal increased yield and farm profit using innovative fertilizer decision support tool

Nutrient Expert® is a computer based fertilizer decision support tool that provides balanced fertilizer recommendations in the absence of soil test information. Nutrient Expert® for Wheat (NE – W) helps wheat farmers to follow the 4R Nutrient Stewardship Principles of applying the right source of nutrient, at the right rate, at the right time and at the right place.