farmers : Thousands of farmers from all over the country descended on the Capital today to press their demand for India's withdrawal from the World Trade Organisation (WTO). The rally organised by

After a summer of seemingly uninterrupted rain, Finnish farmers have enjoyed a week of dry weather to survey the extent of damage to their crops.Farming has never been easy in Finland, a third of

Nepal is going to host the fourth global conference on conservation of domestic animal genetic resources. Nepal is the first developing country to host the conference. The conference participated by

Pepper, which claims nearly about 28 per cent of the total earnings from spices exports, is likely to be the first food crop whose variety is sought to be developed with the latest technology. The

Mr B N Sharma, General Manger of Allahabad Bank, today launched a green card at its Bihta branch in Ambala district. The green card will help farmers owning five acres or more in getting timely

The government's hopes of a bumper kharif crop initiating an economic upswing have been washed away by the serious floods in UP , Bihar and the North-east. Recent projections are that the kharif

Efforts were on to develop the livestock sector in Tamil Nadu by utilising the Danish International Development Agency (DANIDA) funds to the tune of Rs. 27.5

The controversy kicked up by the allegation made by noted environmentalist Vandana Shiva that the Roslin Institute of Edinburg, United Kingdom, had obtained a patent of Vechoor cows found only in

In a bid to maximise sugarcane production in Uttar Pradesh, the state government has formulated a policy of replacing outdated varieties with high yielding varieties (HYV) and providing timely

A new farmer-friendly diagnostic kit developed by Technology Information Forecasting and Assessment Council (TIFAC) and Bhartiya Agro Industries Foundation (BAIF) will help poultry sector detect