The Haryana Government on Wednesday approved a comprehensive Agriculture Policy aimed at attaining inclusive growth exceeding four per cent in agriculture.

The Haryana Government on Wednesday approved a comprehensive agriculture policy aimed at attaining inclusive growth exceeding four per cent in the farm sector, but deferred the agenda item on conce

Punjab -- famed as the granary of the country -- continues to be troubled by suicides in the agriculture sector.

The latest to join the victims was one Jugraj Singh of Hassanpur village near Budhlada in Mansa district. His brother, who is admitted to a hospital at Mansa, also made an attempt to end his life. Thirteen years ago, their father had died in the same manner. There are so many similar stories.

The six-acre plot in Jangalahalli village near Bommidi in Pappireddipatti taluk belongs to farmer J Arun, whom everyone in the village knows, as he is the only one who tries his hand at organic far

The state government officials said that Gujarat in the overall horticulture production, which was ranked at eighth positions in the country in 2011-12, has jumped to the fifth spot.

This new IFPRI paper identifies how climate change affects approach to transform agricultural systems (including crops, livestock, fisheries and forestry) to support global food security and poverty reduction in a sustainable way.

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).

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