The Farming System Research (FSR) Centre, Sher-e-Kashmir University of Agricultural Sciences (SKUAST)-Jammu, organised a day-long field training programme in "Integrated farming system (IFS)" at th

Farmers in Kashmir have gone hi-tech, using precision farming methods to boost the production of vegetables, and poly houses to facilitate early sapling production leading to a surge in the sale of

Focus on the Global South, with the support of the Rosa Luxemburg Stiftung (RLS), has started a collaborative programme to bring out educational materials and other publications focusing on the small and marginal farmers.

However, according to experts, with nearly 80 per cent land in Punjab still under rice and wheat cultivation and the farmers not very receptive to the idea of resource management, the real challenge is to focus on conservation agriculture.

“There can be no big jumps in the production (of food grains) as the productivity level is already high,” says Dr SS Gosal, Director of Research, Punjab Agricultural University (PAU).

When he decided to quit his well-paid IT job in Qatar last year and decided to do something on his own, Iritty native Aneesh R K had no idea as to what should be his future course of action.

Apprehensions of various sections must be allayed: M.S. Swaminathan

In matters relating to genetically modified (GM) food crops, the government should ‘hasten cautiously,’ said eminent agricultural scientist M.S. Swaminathan. He was speaking on the sidelines of a visit to the Wheat Breeding Research Station of the Indian Agricultural Research Institute (IARI) at Wellington, near here, on Tuesday.

Farmers, students urged to support project

Aimed at improving the domestic supply of organic vegetables in the rural and urban markets, the Agriculture Department has given shape to a comprehensive organic vegetable farming project, under which vegetable cultivation will be taken up on nearly 1,700 hectares of land identified in various parts of the district.

In a fresh initiative aimed at improving agricultural practices in the district, a group of progressive farmers would soon be visiting the states of Karnataka, Maharashtra, Gujarat, and Rajasthan t

Cadres of Change: Transforming Biotech Farmers in China, India, and the Philippines is an empirical testimony to how biotech crops are changing the lives of small farmers, their families and that of their communities.

DHAKA : The government’s National Agricultural Technology Project (NATP) helped 11.80 lakh farmers adopt new technologies to enhance agriculture productivity, reports BSS.

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