To keep a weather eye on!!!

The sight of the lush green paddy fields transforming into golden hues gratifies everyone of us but for the farmers, it elicits emotion. For them, it is a moment of joy and with great excitement they look forward to bountiful harvest. However, the withdrawal of the monsoon is expected to be delayed like in recent […]

CARLEP – IFAD / MoAF enables Climate Resilience through Climate Smart Village (CSV) establishment: The case of CSV Ngarpontang, Thangrong Mongar:

Climate change is inevitable and cannot be prevented and thus addressing the impacts of climate change through mitigation measures has become important for sustainable natural resource management, livelihoods enhancement and climate resilience. The impacts of climate change in farming are unavoidable and more so small-scale farming communities are worst effected and face the impacts manifested […]

𝐎𝐫𝐠𝐚𝐧𝐢𝐜 𝐃𝐚𝐲 𝐢𝐧 𝐍𝐚𝐭𝐢𝐨𝐧𝐚𝐥 𝐂𝐞𝐧𝐭𝐫𝐞 𝐟𝐨𝐫 𝐎𝐫𝐠𝐚𝐧𝐢𝐜 𝐀𝐠𝐫𝐢𝐜𝐮𝐥𝐭𝐮𝐫𝐞

𝟑𝟏 𝐀𝐮𝐠𝐮𝐬𝐭, 𝐘𝐮𝐬𝐢𝐩𝐚𝐧𝐠: The National Centre for Organic Agriculture (NCOA) organized a day long organic day for the Delegates of Asian Food and Agriculture Cooperation Initiatives (AFACI) who have come to Bhutan to attend the 6th AFACI General Assembly held on 29th August, 2022 in Thimphu. The day was organized to showcase the organic technologies […]

Farmer to Farmer Extension

Lead Farmer Gaydhuen Jamtsho of Minji Lhuentse bring his extended farmers for a study trip to ARDC Wengkgar on 22/8/2022 to reinforce what he taught his neighbour’s after completing our Lead farmers training. Gaydhuen is one of our most active Lead farmers who ever since his appointment as a Lead farmer trained more than 100 […]

Location and Contact details of Organic Fertilizer Producers in Bhutan

The National Soil Services Centre (NSSC) under the Department of Agriculture, Ministry of Agriculture and Forests is pleased to share the location and contact details of organic fertilizer producers in the country. Therefore, any interested offices, institutions, agencies, groups and individuals looking for organic fertilizers may kindly contact the details given below. Please note that […]

Invitation for potential Mushroom entrepreneurs (start ups)

The Agriculture Research and Development Centre (ARDC Wengkhar), DoA, MoAF  is pleased to invite application from potential / interested farmers preferably youths who come from Mongar/Lhuenste/Trashigang/Pemagatshel/Samdrup jongkhar/Trashi Yangtse in the current FY 2022-23 to attend mushroom skilling and post skilling program at Agriculture Research and Development Sub-Centre-Khangma, Trashigang later this year. Only eight youths will […]

Notification of Crop Varieties

Click here for the Notification of crop varieties_2022 and click here Inventory of released & de-notified crops in Bhutan-July 2022 (inc. forage crops)

Agromet Advisory for Southern Dzongkhags

Please click the link to view the agromet advisory for southern dzongkhags (15-17th June, 2022). This advisory is prepared by the agromet focal at ARDC Samtenling based on the weather forecast provided by NCHM and in consultation with other subject specialists. Weather Agro-adviosry Bulletin for 15-17 June 22

PRESS RELEASE: Completion of one million fruit tree plantation by the Ministry of Agriculture and Forests in partnership with the De-Suung National Service (DNS)

The Ministry of Agriculture and Forests in partnership with the De-Suung National Service has embarked on DNS: Million Fruit Tree Plantation as three-month project starting from 15th March, 2022. The fruit trees were granted as Royal Soelra to the farmers with the vision of enhancing income and uplifting the rural livelihood. The Ministry of Agriculture […]

Agrometeorological Advisory for Monsoon 2022

The agrometeorology program under the Department of Agriculture is pleased to issue the following advisories for monsoon 2022: Agromet_Advisory_Monsoon2022