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With the country under a 21-day nationwide lockdown till April 14 due to coronavirus crisis, procurement of wheat in the new Rabi season will start only after the middle of next m...

The Union Home Ministry on Friday added agricultural operations and related services as essential services during the 21-day nationwide lockdown imposed till April 14 amid the Cov...

Indian farmers are spending more on insecticides for genetically modified (GM) Bt cotton, say researchers, adding that the situation is worsening. ...

Hailstorm accompanied by untimely heavy rain flattened wheat and mustard crops and also damaged potato crops in Agra district of Uttar Pradesh, leaving the affected farmers worrie...

The unseasonal rains and hailstorms in various parts of the country, especially in north India, will cause damage to rabi crops like wheat, mustard and gram, warn agricultural sci...

Addressing a Kisan Sammelan in Chitrakoot in Uttar Pradesh on Saturday, Prime Minister Narendra Modi launched a campaign to set up 10,000 new farmer producer organisations (FPOs) ...

The farmers covered under the PM Kisan scheme will also get Kisan credit cards at a function to be addressed by Prime Minister Narendra Modi in Chitrakoot on Saturday. ...

The Uttarakhand government will purchase wheat from farmers at the rate of Rs 1925 per quintal for the Rabi procurement season 2020-21, said Chief Minister Trivendra Singh Rawat o...

Prime Minister Narendra Modi would disburse KISAN benefits to select farmers and distribute Kisan Credit Cards (KCC) during an event at Chitrakoot, UP, on February 29, which would...

Researchers have found a new species of soil bacteria that is particularly adept at breaking down organic matter, including the cancer-causing chemicals that are released when coa...

The Centre has imposed a ban on two widely used insecticides in rice cultivation -- Tricyclazole and Buprofezin -- through the Insecticide Prohibition Order 2020 under Gazette ...

The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs (CCEA), chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday gave its approval for 10,000 Farmer Producer Organisations (FPOs) to be form...

The Union cabinet on Wednesday decided to make the Pradhan Mantri Fasal Bima Yojana (PMFBY) voluntary for farmers, Agriculture Minister Narendra Singh Tomar said. ...

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Have you been wondering how to create an organic garden? It is better for the environment to grow an organic garden....

The many benefits of organic gardening are quickly becoming well known. Yet few people choose to actually make the change....

Giving a major boost to the efforts to modernise crop breeding, the International Crops Research Institute for the Semi-Arid Tropics (ICRISAT) on Friday launched new facility, whi...

Vice President M. Venkaiah Naidu on Friday urged the country's scientific community to focus upon improving the productivity of small and marginal farmers. ...

The Central government will work together with all stakeholders, including the state governments and the Marine Products Export Development Authority (MPEDA), for making India the...