Mapping and monitoring of paddy cultivation areas is essential for making effective targeting strategies for the spread of new technologies, sustainable crop management and diversification options

RAIPUR: The Krishi Vigyan Kendra in Chhattisgarh's Kanker district has been recognised as the best such centre in the country for its initiatives like developing nutrition gardens and promoting int

The twelfth volume of the Report of the Committee on Doubling Farmers’ Income (DFI) is discusses the status, role and approach desired from Science and Technology interventions. Various sciences include research and undertake development activities to support agriculture.

Emphasising that monopolies over seed technology were unacceptable, a top official in the Agriculture Ministry told The Hindu that it would have a wider consultation with seed companies, seed techn

DEHRADUN: To prevent migration of farmers from mountains in search of livelihood and save agriculture in the plains -- which is dependent on hilly regions for irrigation -- the agriculture departme

A farmer of Erakudi in Uppliyapuram block has shown the way in increasing cultivation using greenhouse. She has been cultivating 1,000 square metre area under the greenhouse concept.

Scheme Aims To Educate Farmers To Help Boost Yield

Can honey bees keep away “gundhi bug” (locally called bambuchi) in paddy? Definitely, says Ramakrishna Shenoy, an agriculturist and an ex-serviceman, from Beluvai in Mangaluru taluk.

Committing itself to a sustained growth of four per cent in the farm sector, the government on Thursday announced in its Budget a technology-driven second green revolution with emphasis on higher p

Seeking to spur agricultural growth, the Centre will soon launch a comprehensive plan to provide `Soil Health Card' to all farmers across the country .