Australians have been warned to avoid exerting themselves outdoors and to drink lots of water as record temperatures in parts of the country look set to linger, and even increase, over coming days.

The year 2018 is gone, but, some people are still reeling from the disasters that hit various parts of the country during the year.

Kenyan farmers are gearing up for the commercialization of biotech crops in order to boost yields, officials said on Monday.

The Zimbabwean government has warned that the 2018-19 agricultural season will be a tough one with farmers having so far failed to adequately make land preparations and to plant crops because of er

This report is a critical review of two of the principal agricultural laws in Malawi, the Special Crops Act and the Agriculture (General Purposes) Act. Both are frequently used to justify interventions by government in agricultural marketing and trade activities.

Question raised in Lok Sabha on MSP of Crops, 18/12/2018. Details of number of farmers benefited from procurement of kharif crops at minimum support price (MSP) from 2015-16 to 2018-19 is given in this document.

Question raised in Lok Sabha on Loss Due to Flood and Thunderstorm, 11/12/2018. State-wise details of the losses of lives, property and loss of crops due to floods and thunderstorm during the current year, as reported by the State Governments/ Union Territories, are at Annexure-I. State-wise details of the memoranda submitted to this Ministry and assistance approved from NDRF during the current year are given at Annexure-II. State-wise details of allocation and releases from SDRF and NDRF during the last four years are given in Annexure-III.

Question raised in Lok Sabha on Impact of Demonetization on Farmers, 11/12/2018. Total quantity of certified/quality seeds sold to the farmers in the Country was 304.04 lakh quintals in 2015-16 increased to 348.58 lakh quintals in 2016-17. State-wise details of rabi and kharif crops sown from 2014 to 2018 are in annexure I and II respectively.

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

As per the data available with nodal officer Dinesh Singla, who is Executive Engineer, PPCB, a total of 2589 fire incidents have been reported in Punjab this paddy season till October 21 in which A