Adil Khan's hopes for a good harvest are fading again this year as he inspects his orchard of apricot and loquat trees in the mountains of Pakistan's northwest Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa province.

NAIROBI (Xinhua) -- Africa’s crop research body is set to start commercializing climate smart maize variety in Sub Saharan Africa (SSA) to help save farmers from experiencing complete crop loss whe

Uganda on Wednesday launched an East African regional agribusiness initiative targeting to boost household incomes of over 100,000 smallholder farmers.

Wheat is harvested in this belt during the last week of April.

For centuries bees, busy as they are known to be, have benefited people, plants and the planet. But did you know that bees are not the only ones that sustain life on earth?

The Old World farming system arose in the semi-arid Mediterranean environments of southwest Asia. Pioneer farmers settling the interior of the Balkans by the early sixth millennium BC were among the first to introduce southwest Asian-style cultivation and herding into areas with increasingly continental temperate conditions. Previous research has shown that the bioarchaeological assemblages from early farming sites in southeast Europe vary in their proportions of plant and animal taxa, but the relationship between taxonomic variation and climate has remained poorly understood.

Chandigarh: Punjab government will soon get Rs 395 crore from the Centre to fund its campaign against stubble burning.

In a sign of deepening farm distress, four debt-ridden farmers allegedly committed suicide in different parts of the district over the past 24 hours.

Millions of Kenyans and Ugandans will experience extreme heat stress later this century as a result of climate change, a new US scientific study warns.

Bringing pending clearance issue of the genetically modified (GM) mustard back on its table, the central biotech regulator - Genetic Engineering Appraisal Committee (GEAC) - has asked the developer

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