The Himalayan kingdom of Bhutan, famed for seeking "happiness" for its citizens, is aiming to become the first nation in the world to turn its home-grown food and farmers 100 percent organic.

For the last 12 years, nearly 5,000 farmers of Satgaon Pathar in Ambegaon taluka, about 60 km from Pune, have been engaged in cultivating the root vegetable.

The ambitious plan of the state government to indigenously manufacture bio-plastic from organic material as an alternative to polythene, a concept visualised by none other than Chief Minister Omar

BASF said on Thursday it will undertake trial cultivation of potatoes containing genetically-modified organisms (GMOs) this year on less than one hectare on sites in Germany, Sweden and the Netherl

Chief Minister Nitish Kumar’s dream of India’s second green revolution taking off from Bihar seems to be coming closer to reality
thanks to his namesake, Nitish Kumar, a young farmer of Darveshpura village in Nalanda district who has set what is claimed
to be a world record in potato production through organic farming.

Prosperity of nation depends on status of its women, as they not only constitute nearly half of its population, but also positively influence growth of remaining half of population. Hence, a study was conducted to study personal profile of women farmers, per formance of women in tea cu ltivation, potato cultivation and livestock activities. Physiological assessment was done in terms of RPE and REBA. By simple random sampling, 30 women were selected in Nilgiri district. Seventy percent were 30 years of age and educated up to high school.

SHILLONG: With an aim to bring holistic approach to development in the agricultural sector, the Tribal Sub-Plan (TSP), a strategic policy initiative to secure overall development of the Scheduled T

GUWAHATI, Feb 2 – Agriculture Minister Nilamoni Sen Deka today said that the State was going to witness a boom in potato production with an expected yield of 1.90 lakh quintals from the high-qualit

Acting on the directives of the Centre, States such as Karnataka, Gujarat, Rajasthan and Haryana are ready with their annual plans to boost horticulture production.

RAJSHAHI : Farmers of the region are seen showing much interested in seed-potato farming in net house method for multiplying the tissue- culture based seed-potato successfully.

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