Potato farmers in West Bengal can look forward to some respite from market volatility next year.

Brussels BASF, the German chemical group, has abandoned efforts to sell genetically modified products in Europe, including its Amflora potato, because of overwhelming opposition to the technology,

Farmers' representatives and agriculturists have termed the current year as the worst ever period for the agricultural sector, which witnessed steep increase in agricultural input prices, levying o

16 firms/institutions have been allowed to conduct experiments by panel

Potato growers in the state, managed to repeat the feat they pulled off in 2001 by dumping their produce on roads in Jalandhar on Thursday even as Punjab Deputy Chief Minister was in the city at th

The Punjab Government on Sunday announced freight subsidy for transportation of potato crop to domestic as well as export markets.

Kolkata At a time when potato growers in the state are not getting a good price for their produce, the West Bengal government has asked them to shift focus to other cash crops like oilseeds and cor

Facing a glut of potatoes owing to two bumper crops in Punjab and neighbouring states, the farmers here, not being able to find buyers or good rates, have started dumping their crop by the side of

KOKRAJHAR: The farmers of Janagaon, Titaguri under Titaguri Development Block expressed their strong resentment following the supply of unfit seeds to the farmers in Kokrajhar and demanded compensa

BHUBANESWAR: In another step towards food security in the state, Odisha has been included in International programme for Roots and Tuber Crops (RTC), initiated by International Potato Centre (known