Barnyard Millet Experiment shows hope of rich diversification in Koraput

Barnyard Millet

Introduction: Barnyard Millet (Echinochloa frumentacea) is widely cultivated as a minor cereal for food as well as for fodder in India. In India, it is grown mainly in Uttarakhand, Uttar Pradesh, Karnataka, Tamil Nadu, Andhra Pradesh, Bihar, Gujarat, Chattisgarh, and Madhya Pradesh. In Odisha, I have done a trial of it and want to share … Read more

Best Millet Processing Machinery making the Work Easy in India

Millet Processing Machinery

Millet Processing Machinery: We know that Millets are superior in nutritional properties including high micronutrients and dietary fiber and low glycemic index but to increase the consumption we require the right millet processing machinery. Increasing consumption of millets in India will address the prevalence of the triple burden of malnutrition and increasing non-communicable diseases. Manual … Read more

9 Millet Grain Identification in a better way

Millet Grain

Millet Grain Introduction: Millets are the small-seeded grain that comes under the Cereal category. It belongs to the Poaceae family. The grains are highly nutritious and these crops are grown in marginal and low fertile soil. It contributes to human and animal food. Millet grain is called as Nutri-Cereals. In my previous post, I have … Read more

Best Method-SMI in Finger Millet enhances Productivity

SMI in Finger Millet

SMI in Finger Millet: SMI stands for System of Millets Intensification. It is similar to SRI( System of Rice Intensification) in rice. This method of agronomic practice is to enhance productivity and to increase the production in Millets. Now SMI in Finger Millet is practiced by most of the farmers in Odisha under Odisha Millet … Read more

Miracle Millets – Introduction and 11 types of Millets

Types of Millets

Millet is a generic term used for small-sized grains. Millets belong to the family, Graminae. Millets are a group of cereal food grain crops that are adapted to cultivation over a range of tropical and subtropical climates. These crops can be grown with lesser inputs as compared to rice and wheat. They are climate-resilient, hardy, … Read more