The agriculture productivity in India is expected to improve dramatically in the next few years with Isro deciding to involve over half for districts under its sustainable development project . The

The Ninth Plan document calls for an annual growth rate of 4.5 per cent in agriculture and allied activities excluding forestry with an investment of Rs 2,20,206 crore at 1996-97 prices. The document

More than 500 sheep have died during the past three days in the district due to sudden drop in temperatures . The biggest casualty has been reported from Dholipal village where about 200 animals are

Himachal Pradesh, which is known as the apple bowl of India, has created a unique place for itself in the country, in this tiny hill state, the role of apple is not confined to the files of orchards

An oil-bearing spice plant, commonly called fennel, has the capability to curb the multiplication of mustard aphid, a pest that attacks the mustard plant, according to scientists at the Lucknow-based

Two decades ago Adilabad district in Andhra Pradesh was bereft of any mango orchards. Today, 50,000 acres in this drought prone area is covered by mango plantations. Of this, orchards in 30,000 acres

Farmer indebtedness is on the rise in Haryana and Punjab as most of them are preferring moneylenders over commercial banks, according to an official study by Ministry of

The agriculture ministry plans to take action against mosquito mat manufacturers who have violated the Insecticide Act, 1968 by allegedly using perfumes not mentioned in their Registration

How the West is trying to steal what is ours

United Breweries(UB) has released a new variety of barley, Vijay M 130, that promises to significantly improve its bottomline. The first truly malting variety in India,it will translate into "a few