Tractors and Farm Equipment Ltd (TAFE) , flagship of Amalgamations group, has launched a new high yielding rice variety,"super ponni--J18". The rice variety is a result of 15 years of continuous

The Chief Minister, Mr. N. Chandrababu Naidu, has instructed officials to enumerate the loss of cotton crop in Warangal, Karimnagar and Adilabad districts and disburse Rs 1,250 per hectare to tobacco

Scientists and environmentalists see a link between the 'distress' of farmers in Andhra Pradesh and the environmental changes in the continent, especially after the forest fires in Indonesia,

The Centre for Plant Protection Studies of the Tamil Nadu Agriculture University (TNAU), the National Research Centre on Banana, Tiruchi and the Indian Agricultural Research Institute, New Delhi have

The Supreme court has upheld the order of a consumer redressal forum asking National Seeds Corporation Limited to pay Rs 20,000 as compensation to an Uttar Pradesh farmer for providing him with

Monsanto, Ciba-Geigy and Hoechst Agr. Evo Ltd - have got the clearance to import herbicides targeted against phalaris minor, which basically affects the wheat crop in North India. The Punjab

Scientists of Indian Veterinary Research Institute (IVRI) in Bareilly, have developed a vaccine for infectious bursal disease, commonly known as gumboro disease, among

The Centre has constituted a high level five member team to examine the incidence and reasons for indebtedness of farmers in Andhra Pradesh, which has reportedly led to the recent suicides by farmers

Rice cultivation may disappear from Kerala by the year 2015, unless urgent steps are taken to stop reclamation of paddy lands for other purposes, including cultivation of other crops. Kerala will be

A monitoring cell has been constituted with secretary of agriculture and cooperation, vice-chancellor of Acharya NG Ranga agriculture university, commissioners of agriculture, marketing and relief