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Soya bean Bio-Fertilizers to Boost Production and Productivity PDF Print E-mail
Monday, 11 November 2013 06:12

Soya bean is a leguminous crop and legumes have long been recognized and valued as 'soil building' crops. Soya bean fixes nitrogen from the atmosphere and adds nitrogen to the soil, increases soil reserves of organic matter and soil aeration, improves soil structure and soil water-holding capacity and makes soil easier to till and thus maintains general soil health status.

 Soya Bean

It is the most nutritionally rich crop, as its dry seed contains the highest protein and oil content among grain legumes (40 to 42% protein) with a good balance of the essential amino acids and has 18-20% oil on a dry seed weight basis. It is cheap and rich source of protein for poor farmers, who have less access to animal source protein, because of their low purchasing capacity. There is a favorable climatic and soil condition for production in South and Western Ethiopia; therefore, soybean can be easily produced both for commercial purposes as well as for subsistence farming.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 12 February 2014 06:14
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WARC: Addressing the Unaddressed PDF Print E-mail
Tuesday, 05 November 2013 12:17

On-field demonstrations of agricultural technologies generated through long and tedious research undertakings aimed at achieving a wide-scale introduction and scaling out/up of technologies and knowledge within intervention areas and pertinent agro-ecological zones, as well as setting up an arena for a preliminary, yet indisputably crucial, evaluations thereof made possible through inputs from experts, end users and other stakeholders engaged in the provision, development, and advancement of such endeavors have always been part and parcel of activities of research centers and partner institutions of the Ethiopian Institute of Agricultural Research (EIAR).

In conformity with this principle, EIAR centers have kept on reaching farmers, pastoralists and agro-pastoralists residing in various parts zones of the country with agro-ecologically fine-tuned agricultural technologies, knowledge, and information to help increase production and productivity, attain food security, and enhance livelihoods of communities.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 12 February 2014 06:15
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Introducing New Maize Varieties for the Highlands PDF Print E-mail
Monday, 04 November 2013 13:35

The Highland Maize Improvement Project was started by Ethiopian Institute of Agricultural Research and CIMMYT in collaboration with NARS of ECA countries in 1998. With the objective of introducing ,evaluating and developing Highland maize germplasm, the project has undertaken different activities in different areas of the country .

One of the projects within this effort is the Ambo Highland Maize Improvement project. The project is undertaking the task of introducing new varieties in Amhara, Tigray, Oromiya and Southern Nations and Nationalities Region.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 12 February 2014 06:16
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የህዝብ ተወካዮች ምክር ቤት አባላት የግብርና ምርምር ማዕከላትን ጎበኙ PDF Print E-mail
Monday, 04 November 2013 13:39

የሕዝብ ተወካዮች ምክር ቤት የግብርና ጉዳዮች ቋሚ ኮሚቴ አባላት የቁሉምሳ እና የደብረ ዘይት የግብርና ምርምር ማዕከላትን አጠቃላይ የሥራ እንቅስቃሴ ባሳለፍንው ቅዳሜ እና እሁድ (02 – 03/02/06 ዓ.ም) ተዘዋውረው ጎበኙ፡፡ በመስክ ቀን ጉብኝቶቹ ላይ ሁሉም ባለድርሻ አካላት በተገኙበት የማዕከላቱ መልካም ተሞክሮዎች የልምድ ልውውጥ የተደረገ ሲሆን በማዕከላቱ እንቅስቃሴ ዙርያ ውይይቶች ተደርገዋል፡፡

የቅዳሜው ጉብኝት የቁሉምሳ የግብርና ምርምር ማዕከል በ2006 ዓ.ም. የበጀት ዓመት እያከናወናቸው ያሉ የምርምር ሥራዎች ላይ ያተኮረ ነበር፡፡ በዚህም ማዕከሉ በስንዴ፣ በበቆሎ፣ በጥራጥሬ ሰብሎች በአርሶ አደር ማሳ ላይ የሚገኙ የቴክኖሎጂ ውጤቶችንና በግብርና ሜካናይዜሽን የሚሠሩ ሥራዎችን ያስጎበኘ ሲሆን ተጠቃሚዎቹ አርሶ አደሮችም ምስክርነታቸውን ሠጥተዋል፡፡ “በዘንድሮው ዓመት ማሳችን በዘመናዊ ማሽን ታርሶልናል፤ የዘር ማሽንና ማዳበሪያም ልጠቀም ችያለሁ” ያሉት አቶ ኪዳኔ ነጋሽ በአካባቢው በግብርና ሥራ የሚተዳደሩ አርሶ አደር ሲሆኑ በምርምር የተሻሻለ የስንዴ ዝርያ ከቁሉምሳ የግብርና ምርምር ማዕከል እንዳገኙ ገልጸው በየጊዜው ሙያዊ ድጋፍ እንደሚደረግላቸውም ጠቁመዋል፡፡

Last Updated on Wednesday, 12 February 2014 06:16
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ስድስተኛው ብሔራዊ የባንዲራ ቀን በዋና መ/ቤት ተከበረ PDF Print E-mail

ስድስተኛው ብሔራዊ የባንዲራ ቀን “ሰንደቅ ዓላማችን የብዝሃነታችን፣ የአንድነታችንና የህዳሴያችን መገለጫ ነው” በሚል መሪ ቃል ዛሬ መስከረም 13 ቀን 2005 ዓ.ም. በኢትዮጵያ የግብርና ምርምር ኢንስቲትዩት ዋና መ/ቤት በተለያዩ ዝግጅቶች ተከበረ፡፡

Last Updated on Tuesday, 24 December 2013 09:31
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