The Tea Board in Mumbai is in the process of working on the patent for Darjeeling tea and has initiated discussions with the Government officials and overseas

The Karnataka Government, which about a fortnight ago, made a formal representation to the Centre seeking fresh assistance to combat crop failure in several districts, submitted a fresh memoradum

The deadly marek's disease affecting chickens that has raised concern among poultry owners of Gurdaspur is not hatchery-borne,according to an expert. Clarifying reports that chickens were not

The issue of procuring a patent for Darjeeling tea is being speeded up with results expected within six months, according to planters involved innegotiations with the Tea

Monsanto seeks more time: Monsanto Co., in a move likely to please the consumer groups, is asking the US Department of Agriculture (USDA) to delay for at least three years a decision on whether

Unseasonal rain and repeated hailstorms have posed a serious threat to the tea industry in the Kangra valley. Tea produced in the area in April and May fetches the maximum price in the international

The Supreme Court has directed the Attorney-general to report on the action taken by the Government in order to prevent biopiracy as in the case of the basmati rice patent.According to a press

In a landmark judgment, a Gujarat High Court division bench of Chief Justice K Sreedharan and Justice A R Dave on Tursday held that the total ban imposed by the state government on slaughter of bulls

The peanut stripe virus (PStV), a pest posing threat to groundnut crop in the country, has been successfully eradicated, the National research Centre on Groundnut(NRCG), Junagadh in Gujarat, has

A pioneering system of seed treatment aimed at cutting the need for spraying crops with pesticides and fungicides is being offered to UK vegetable farmers as a green alternative, seed suppliers,