This study investigates the impact of contract farming (CF) in baby corn production on yield, irrigation costs, fertilizer costs and usage of chemical fertilizer.

So, after the plastic ban, the State Environment Department is considering a ban on chemical fertilizers,” said Kadam at an event organized by Maharashtra Pollution Control Board (MPCB).

CANACONA: The surge in Galgibag River due to the collapsed river banks and the unauthorised extraction of water from bore wells on the Kulty plateau have contaminated the wells in Galgibag and surr

Asian farmers are growing rice and rearing fish in the same fields to increase their income and reduce weeds, while Ghanaians are using crop residues as compost to boost yields.

We the Human demanded check over excessive use of toxic chemical pesticides.

Countries in East Africa are formulating formulating a common mechanism for handling agro-chemicals and pesticides amid hurdles in trade and concerns around health and environment safety.

Farmers, food supply-chain entities, and policymakers need a simple but robust indicator to demonstrate progress toward reducing nitrogen pollution associated with food production. We show that nitrogen balance—the difference between nitrogen inputs and nitrogen outputs in an agricultural production system—is a robust measure of nitrogen losses that is simple to calculate, easily understood, and based on readily available farm data.

Armed with fish soup and neem leaves, as well as chemical pesticides, Malawi's drought-hit farmers are fighting a caterpillar that is devouring their crops and putting them at risk of hunger.

Farming in western Kenya is challenging, to put it mildly.

According to experts, no seed variety is to be used continuously for more than a decade

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