Agriculture has been a way of life and continues to be the single most important livelihood of the masses. Agricultural policy focus in India across decades has been on self sufficiency and self-reliance in food grains production. Considerable progress has been made on this front. Food grains production rose from 52 million tonnes in 1951-52 to 265 million tonnes in 2013-14. It is important to throw light on diverse aspects of Indian agriculture through the prism of systematic organization and presentation of statistical data.

The present study reports on the abundance of reactive nitrogen (NH3 and NO2) at two sites, i.e. Okhla (urban site) in Delhi and Mai (rural site), located in the nearby state: Uttar Pradesh. The measurements were carried out during the period from October, 2012 to September, 2013 on a monthly basis.

Politicians may have flashed the `development' card while campaigning, but a recent study reports that 80% farmers in the state are reeling under debt.The study shows how nearly 80% farmers in Hary

Solutions to meet growing food requirements in a world of limited suitable land and degrading environment focus mainly on increasing crop yields, particularly in poorly performing regions, and reducing animal product consumption. Increasing yields could alleviate land requirements, but imposing higher soil nutrient withdrawals and in most cases larger fertilizer inputs.

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina today directed all concerned of the Agriculture Ministry to be more active to implement every development project on time by maintaining the quality.

Question raised in Lok Sabha on the issue of consumption of fertilizers, 15/07/2014 .

The Atlas of African Agriculture Research & Development gives African farmers and those working to serve them insights and resources to help boost agricultural production without degrading the region’s natural resources for future use.

The government proposed an allocation of Tk 12, 390 crore for the agriculture sector in the national budget for 2014-15 fiscal announced on Thursday.

The Pocket book on Agricultural Statistics 2013 is intended as a quick reference guide for essential data frequently used by the policy makers and officers of the Ministry of Agriculture and related agencies. Data for this pocket book is largely derived from the Flagship Publication of the Directorate of Economics and Statistics “Agricultural Statistics at A Glance” published every year and used widely by policy makers, academicians and researchers.

With a view to provide comprehensive statistical information on agriculture as well as other related variables, the "Statistical Information on Nepalese Agriculture, 2012/13" is being prepared and published by the Agri Statistics section, Agri-Business Promotion and Statistics Division, Ministry of Agricultural Development (MOAD). The contents in this edition are Pre estimation of micro (district) level statistics on cereal crops, cash crops, pulses, livestock, poultry, fishery and horticulture.

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