New Delhi, Feb 27 : A national common market is needed for agricultural commodities, said the Economic Survey for 2014-15 which was tabled in parliament by Finance Minister Arun Jaitley Friday.
London, Feb 26 : Streams within approximately 40 percent of the global land surface are at risk from the application of insecticides, according to the first global map to be modelled on insecticide runoff to surface waters.
Bhopal, Feb 25 : Madhya Pradesh Finance Minister Jayant Malaiya Wednesday presented a Rs.1,31,199 crore budget for 2015-16 which slashes value added tax (VAT) on 40 products and makes farming equipment tax-free.
Washington, Feb 20 : In the coming decades, at least one-quarter of the world's wheat production will be lost to extreme weather from climate change if no adaptive measures are taken, says a new collaborative study done by Indian American professor Vara Prasad.
Pune (Maharashtra), Feb 14 : Prime Minister Narendra Modi Saturday called for measures to improve and technologically advance the Indian agricultural sector to make it globally competitive.
By Vishal Gulati, Shimla, Feb 8 : Enterprising people in tropical Karnataka are experimenting in growing apples, mostly cultivated in the cold regions of Himachal Pradesh and Jammu and Kashmir.
By Vishal Gulati, Rekong Peo (Himachal Pradesh), Jan 25 : It looks like a sweet potato but tastes like a sweet apple.
By Fakir Balaji, Bengaluru, Jan 20 : Cultivating organic fodder and nurturing cows with care would yield plenty of "truly" organic milk and make their owners wealthy in a short period, says a veterinary expert who runs a dairy in the Karnataka countryside.
Guwahati, Jan 17 : The government of Assam has fixed Rs.169 as the minimum daily wage for unskilled tea plantation workers in the state.
Washington, Jan 16 : For every degree Celsius rise in temperature, the world stands to lose six percent of its wheat crop, finds a global study.
New Delhi, Jan.16 : Union Agriculture Minister Radha Mohan Singh on Thursday underlined the importance of fundamentals of agricultural growth for the development of country.
By Sujit Chakraborty, Agartala, Jan 15 : To meet India's growing demand for natural rubber, the government is giving greater impetus to rubber cultivation in areas like Tripura, Commerce and Industry Minister Nirmala Sitharaman has said. Tripura is the second largest rubber producer in the country after Kerala.
New Delhi, Jan. 13 : Senator Richard Colbeck, Australia's Parliamentary Secretary for Agriculture said on Tuesday that greater agriculture trade opportunities are in sight for the Australian producers in India.
Gandhinagar, Jan. 12 : Israel's Agriculture Minister Yair Shamir has announced that his country will open centres of excellence for farmers in India to encourage research in agriculture sector.
New Delhi, Jan 6 : Israel's Agriculture Minister Yair Shamir will lead the Israeli delegation to the seventh edition of the upcoming Vibrant Gujarat Summit, a statement by Israel Embassy said.
New Delhi, Jan.1 : Agricultural growth is not possible without education, said Union Agriculture Minister Radha Mohan Singh.