Farmers under the banner of the Bhartiya Kisan Union (BKU) today protested with green beacons atop their vehicles.

NAIROBI (Xinhua) -- Agricultural experts from across Africa kicked off a two-day conference in Nairobi on Wednesday to seek ways of enhancing food security amid severe drought in some countries.

Gombe — The tomato pest, Tuta Absoluta, which has been ravaging tomato farms in many states since last year has resurfaced in Gombe State, resulting in huge losses to the farmers.

Heavy rainfall and hailstorm events occurred in major wheat-growing areas of India during February and March 2015 causing large-scale damages to the crop. An attempt was made to assess the impact of hailstorms in the states of Punjab, Haryana, Uttar Pradesh (UP), Rajasthan and Madhya Pradesh (MP) using remote sensing data.

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Impacts of elevated temperature and carbon dioxide (CO2) enrichment on rice were assessed by carrying out an experiment with four dates of planting (1 June and 15 June, 1 and 15 July) during 2014 under two different environmental conditions, viz. ambient and modified (climate control chamber) with +4C compared to the ambient temperature and CO2 enrichment of 650 ppm.

A parliamentary panel headed by Congress leader Renuka Chowdhury will discuss the issue of genetically modified (GM) crops with multinational seed firms and activists.

This was said Wednesday in Luanda by Zambian Agriculture minister, Dora Siliya, while speaking to Angop at International Airport shortly before leaving Luanda at the end of her three-day visit to A

Do Zimbabwean smallholder farmers know that they are sitting on a potential $60 million earnings per annum from beef exports?

More than 1,350 hectares of maize farms in the Central Region have been destroyed by army worms.

An Enabling the Business of Agriculture (EBA) study conducted by the World Bank has ranked Zimbabwe's seed sector as number 15 out of the 62 countries measured.

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