Pesticide Management Bill 2017 is not comprehensive enough to address the multitude of concerns about pesticides in India, according to toxicity watchdog Pesticide Action Network (PAN) India.

Farmers in Cameroon struggling with the effects of prolonged drought are finding relief through a government-supported initiative to give them access to better crop seeds.

MUMBAI: Braving the heat and blisters on their feet after covering a distance of 180km on foot over five days, protesting farmers from across Maharashtra reached the city on Sunday.

Agriculture minister Pocharam Srinivas Reddy on Sunday held a meeting with LIC officials to finalise the modalities for the scheme.

Question raised in Rajya Sabha on Compensation to Farmers for Crop Losses due to Hailstorm, 09/03/2018. In the month of February, 2018 many States viz; Punjab, Chhattisgarh, Haryana, Maharashtra, Uttar Pradesh, Madhya Pradesh, Rajasthan, Telangana, Karnataka and other northern States had received rainfall and some States were hit by hailstorms. As per preliminary reports, crop area affected due to hailstorms/unseasonal rains in the States is at Annexure-I.

Amid the state government’s efforts to crack the whip on the mining mafia, The Tribune investigates how the illegal activity is being carried out in the state even by authorised contractors.

Bijnor: To curb use of pesticides in farming, the agriculture department has launched a project to train farmers in organic farming under the Paramparagat Krishi Vikas Yojana.

Maharashtra Agriculture Minister Pandurang Fundkar said the government would not hesitate in filing FIRs against seed companies in this regard.

Kenyan coffee has an international reputation for good quality.

Arun Jaitley in his 2018-19 Budget Speech had announced that Centre would guarantee a MSP which would be 50 per cent more than the cost of production

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