The Ministry of Rural Areas and Employment is proposing to restructure the Millions Well Scheme (MWS) by making it a beneficiary-oriented scheme for enhancing the agricultural productivity levels of
The US and Latin American banana producers told the European Union that initial proposals for changing its banana import regime to comply with a World Trade Organisation ruling were not
Cotton growers in Punjab have suffered a colossal loss due to waterlogging and unfavourable weather conditions.Cotton crop worth more than Rs 1,000 crore were
Zimbabwe President Robert Mugabe, battling to contain the worst civil unrest of his 17-year rule, says his government will bot relent on plans to seize White-owned farms.
The spate of suicides among farmers in Andhra Pradesh showed no sign of abating as two more farmers chose to embrace death rather thaan face their moneylenders.
The Indian Institute of Horticultural Research (IIHR) in Bangalore has organised a one day seminar on the present status and future thrust of weed management in horticultural crops on January
With some farmers in Andhra Pradesh committing suicide in recent weeks, the Union agriculture ministry has set up a 5-member committee to examine why farmers in the state are heavily in debt and what
The fourth World Spice Congress being held in Chennai from January 23 to 25 has evoked an over whelming response internationally, according to the organisers.
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
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