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.

Gandhinagar: With a view to protecting the interests of farmers going in for greenhouse and polyhouse farming, the government has undertaken a stringent exercise for empanelment of companies that w

Chief Minister Siddaramaiah announced that the state government has decided to introduce a separate Agricultural policy for small and marginal farmers in Karnataka.

Inaugurating the International Krishimela-2013 at GKVK campus on Thursday, he said, to encourage integrated farming for small and marginal farmers in dry land areas, the government has decided to bring a separate Agricultural policy.

The Karnataka government today launched an agricultural marketing policy aimed at fostering competition, capacity building, bringing in transparency and ushering in an era of single unified licence

Stating that the overall area under rice production had reduced from 45,000 hectares to 32,000 hectares in the last 10 years due to mining, Indian Council of Agricultural Research (ICAR) Director,