KOLKATA: Organic vegetables at just 50 paise a kg: This may sound incredible at a time when veggies are burning a hole in the pocket but a Birbhum firm apparently has the key to it.

MUMBAI: With the twin challenges of population growth and climate change, there is a need to conserve native seeds from the world over that will help in achieving food security, a top Crop Trust ex

Germany's Bayer has advised wine grape growers not to use its Moon Privilege fungicide until its CropScience arm has investigated whether there is a connection between the product's use and reporte

During the year 2014-15, under the central sector scheme, “Monitoring of Pesticide Residues at National Level” sponsored by Department of Agriculture, Cooperation & Farmers Welfare, Ministry of Agriculture & Farmers Welfare, samples of vegetables, fruits, spices, red chilli powder, curry leaves, rice, wheat, pulses, fish/marine, meat and

Order of the National Green Tribunal (Western Zone Bench, Pune) in the matter of Vishwas Madhavrao More Vs. Krishi Utpanna Bazar Samittee, Pimpalgaon Baswant & Ors dated 01/09/2015 regarding sewage disposal facilities at the market yard of Krishi Utpanna Bazar Samiti, Pimpalgaon Baswant, Nashik (D).

Rain water use efficiency (RWUE) is the assessment of a rainfed cropping system’s capacity to convert water into plant biomass or grain. Comparison of RWUE of various crops grown under traditional tribal farming system and its performance in drought year will give an insight for prioritization of crops grown in rainfed tribal areas. A study was undertaken in a tribal watershed of Koraput district to prioritize the commonly grown crops based on RWUE and their comparative performance during water stress condition.

Hyderabad: A study published in the Journal of Nutrition has pointed out that increase in food prices during the global recession in 2009 led to “wasting”, that is underweight issues in children in

A farmers' body today approached the National Green Tribunal against the demolition drive on their farms carried out by DDA in pursuance to the green panel's ban order on cultivation of edible crop

Food officials to meet July 21; kitchen gardens turn popular in State

A Delhi Pradesh Congress Committee delegation, led by its president Ajay Maken, met lieutenant-governor Najeeb Jung on Tuesday to discuss the issue of farmers who cultivate vegetables on the banks