Favourable weather conditions have helped farmers to cross the government’s target in the amount of land that it wanted placed under Aman cultivation during the current year, Department of Agricult

With agricultural land falling prey to unchecked urbanisation and rampant commercialisation, the state government is helpless about putting a brake on the growing trend of land conversions.

NAVIGATING Colombia’s mountainous countryside was even harder than usual for three weeks in the summer, when thousands of farmers blocked roads to protest about poor conditions in rural areas.

Due to the flash floods, vast agriculture land in the hill areas had been washed away, while those in the plains had also been damaged.

Global food production has already appropriated almost half the land suitable for agriculture.

Land IS at a premium beyond the Assam plains in the Northeast where two-thirds of the area is made up of hills and mountains.

Jalandhar, June 2: Concerned over the depleting water table in 110 of the total 138 blocks of the state, the Punjab Agriculture Department plans to encourage farmers to sow alternative crops and re

MADURAI: In what may come as a surprise package to the farming community, the number of farmers in Madurai district has increased marginally, even as there is a decline at the national level.

Pushing the country's food security at risk, nearly 69,000 hectares of agricultural land have been shrinking annually due to rapid industrialisation, unplanned urbanisation and increase in rural se

Srinagar, Apr 4: High Court today directed the Deputy Commissioners of Kashmir valley to stop conversion of agricultural land into residential colonies in their districts and asked them to explore