Gairaha is not a place that usually attracts media attention. But something unusual was under way as the new year entered its second week.

Darchula, July 14: Farmers in the district are facing shortage of fertilizers in the peak season of paddy plantation.

Implementation of National Biogas and Manure Management Programme (NBMMP) during 12th Five Year Plan. The programme forms part of 20-Point Programme.

Kudumbashree Mission is all set to make it big on farming by stabilizing 24,000 hectares of land for organic farming and by setting up 978 farmer facilitation centres across Kerala.

Barind Multipurpose Development Authority (BMDA) has planned multiplication of environment-friendly crops seeds as an effort to face the adverse impact of climate change in the region, reports BSS.

An understanding of the dynamics of soil organic carbon (SOC) as affected by farming practices is imperative for maintaining soil productivity and mitigating global warming. The objectives of this study were to investigate the effects of long-term fertilization on SOC and SOC fractions for the whole soil profile (0–100 cm) in northwest China.

This new report by the Centre for Ecology & Hydrology draws attention to the multiple benefits & threats of human nutrient use. It highlights how nitrogen and phosphorus fertilizers are estimated to feed half the human population alive today, and how they will remain critical in the future.

Cows are still considered holy to the people of the Hindu faith across the Indian subcontinent. In this paper, the authors discuss details of the religious, historical, economic, cultural and sociological significance of the sacred cow in Hinduism. The authors also suggest options to use the sacred cow for the enhancement of eco-friendly living in India in the near future.

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SRINAGAR : Chief Minister, Omar Abdullah today equated agriculture development with prosperity, adding that use of high yielding and disease resistant seed varieties have revolutionized farm produc

Integrating perennials with food crops could restore soil health and increase staple yields, say Jerry D. Glover, John P. Reganold and Cindy M. Cox.