AP Assembly: The Andhra Pradesh Assembly adopted a resolution urging the Centre to include commerical crops under a Crop Insurance Scheme even as Opposition Congress and BJP members staged a noisy

After the suicide spree by the farmers of Bidar district of Karnataka the syndrome has now spread to Gulbarga, Raichur and Koppal districts, which lie on the Andhra Pradesh border. After a spate of

The Planning Commission has called for protection of the rights of farmers, as breeders in any "sui generis" system suited to the country's needs during the Ninth

The World Bank on Wednesday announced that it would provide $196.8 million (Rs 780 crore) for the National Agriculture Support Project to improve agricultural technology in

Abdhra Pradesh Chief Minister Chandrababu Naidu on Wednesday moved a resolution in the Assembly urging the Centre to include commercial crops under crop insurance scheme to protect farmers from

The European Union Commissioners are due to adopt plans for the most far-reaching reforms of EU farm policy yet attempted, reshaping European agriculture for a more competitive future, then the real

The Rs 800 cr Duncan Industries Ltd, headed by G P Goenka has started dialogue with the West Bengal government to acquire further land for setting up new tea gardens in a bid to overcome the

A farm scientist with the Cotton Corporation of India has suggested cultivation of a desi cotton variety in areas bordering Pakistan in a bid to check the spread of a deadly cotton virus in India

European member states allowed four genetically engineered crops to be imported into Europe. Greenpeace condemned the European Union's failure to fight for the protection of the environment and

India and New Zealand on Tuesday signed an agreement for exchange of information, expertise and technology in horticulture