A former chief minister and senior Congress leader, Mr Ram Lal Thakur, today said that the commisison agents at Subzi Mandi, Delhi, were charging the apple growers' of the state an unauthorised

The Indian Crop Protection Association (ICPA) has initiated talks with Director of Agriculture, Andhra Pradesh, to support the farming community there. Certain districts in AP had witnessed a spate

Scientists at the Dr YS Parmar University of Horticulture and Forestry at Solan in Himachal Pardesh have found that the lack of an adequate number of bee colonies in the hill state is one reason for

Higeta Shoyu Co. said it has developed a way to mass produce a protein that makes it easier to collect the wool from sheep. Injected under the skin of the animal, this protein, called epidermal

Concerned over rising competition to its farm sector, is planning to press for tariff cuts in India and other nations, and disciplining export subsidies and activities of state trading firms in

The Himachal Pradesh Minister of State for Horticulture, Mr. Narinder Bragta, has urged the Centre to grant a 'horticulture package' to the State in the form of Central assistance to improve the road

Public health officials have warned of a possible outbreak of anthrax from Khmer cattle brought into the country by refugees. Dr Narangsant Peerakit, provincial public health chief, warned people to

The United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) and a multinational seed company Delta & Pineland Inc. have jointly patented a gene programmed to switch off the reproductive sytem of the plant

The UK government has renewed its 'spy in the sky' contract with National Remote Sensing Centre, the company which uses satellite imagery to verify farmers applications for arable aid from the

For thousands of farmers in Patiala district, their investment in black gold - as the sunflower seed is called - may turn out to be a cropper. These farmers, who have sown sunflower in 14,000