After yellow rust, the attack by brown plant hopper on wheat plants has increased the worries of the farming community in the district.

CHANDIGARH: Comparatively higher temperatures during the ongoing winters have become a cause of concern for the wheat-growers in Punjab and Haryana with experts fearing productivity loss if mercury

When it comes to pest control, farmers have far more influence than you might think.

BATHINDA: After weather vagaries on wheat and whitefly attacks destroying over 3 lakh hectare of cotton, farmers in Punjab are dealing with virus trouble in potato crop.

Ginning industry sources estimate that famers lost Rs2,700 crore in Haryana due to the whitefly attack even as the state government is yet to make public its special girdawari report.

India will screen genetically modified (GM) cotton hybrids on sale in the country to identify the varieties that are resistant to whitefly, a pest that recently caused extensive damages to crops in

A tiny beetle could wipe out Britain’s ash trees much faster than the established ash dieback disease which is expected to eventually kill millions of the trees, according to the government’s leadi

Several farmers’ unions in Punjab will again take to agitation from Wednesday, in the second phase of the stir whose earlier version had caused a huge economic loss to the state and crippled train

The “rail roko” agitation by Punjab farmers demanding higher compensation for their cotton and basmati crops paralysed train services in the state for the second day today as the unions leading the

Jind Deputy Commissioner Ajit Balaji Joshi yesterday directed all officials of the Agriculture Department to accelerate the process of ongoing assessment of whitefly affected cotton farmers in the

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