Alleging that the Centre is going to approve the commercial cultivation of a “genetically modified (GM) mustard seed” under the guise of “hybrid mustard”, Coalition for a GM-Free India urged the St

BHUBANESWAR:The Centre has asked the State Government to distribute soil health cards to farmers to increase agriculture production.

With several regions facing severe deficit in the monsoon, an agriculture ministry advisory has asked farmers to grow contingency crops such as short-duration pulses and millets and prepare the soi

Bhubaneswar: A total of 3,602 farmers of Odisha committed suicide in the past 15 years. This was informed by Agriculture Minister Pradeep Maharathy on Wednesday.

Government today said the National Bank for Agriculture and Rural Development (NABARD) has been accredited by the Green Climate Fund as an implementing entity for undertaking climate change related

Chhattisgarh government had decided to implement the national agriculture insurance policy and cover seven crops for the current Kharif season.

PMKSY aims at providing irrigation facilities to every village

The Centre will soon come up with an overhauled version of agriculture insurance scheme, which would be termed 'Agriculture Income Insurance Scheme' to ensure minimum income to farmers in case of c

New Delhi: Union government is implementing a cluster based programme called Paramparagat Krishi Vikas Yojana (PKVY)to encourage organic farming, Ministry of Agriculture said.

The government of India has approved an allocation of Rs 184 crore for Odisha under 'Bringing Green Revolution to Eastern India' (BGREI) for 2015-16.