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,

The Karnataka Legislative Assembly today witnessed noisy scenes when Opposition members demanded that the Joint House Committee (JHC), set up to look into the issue of the suicide by farmers in

The Legislative Assembly today extended the tenure of the joint house committee set up to inquire into the suicide of farmers in the state following crop failure to May 11 amidst walkout by Kannada

Australian Centre for International AgriculturalResearch (ACIAR) will provide 728,000 Australian dollars to develop highly profitable and sustainable legume-cereal rotations for rain-fed systems in

Apple nurseries in Himachal Pradesh are witnessing a spurt in diseases due to unrestricted supply of plants acros the State, warn crop

Mr.G.B. Shivkumar, Chairman of the Legislature Committee constitued to study the crop loss in different parts of the State and suicide by the farmers, said in the Assembly on Thursday that the

The pesticides industry has said that poor quality chemicals are not responsible for the cottoncrop failure in Andhra Pradesh that had led to a spate of suicides among horrowed farmers there last

The Mahajan committee, in the voluminous 2-part report submitted on Wednesday, has proposed a pricing board comprising representatives of sugar mills and cane growers against the existing system