Expressing concern over lower crop yields, renowned farm scientist M S Swaminathan today emphasised the role of "agronomist" in realising higher farm productivity through better agronomic management practice.
Crops in 35.41 lakh hectares in Karnataka had been damaged during the Kharif season this year due to failure of rains, the state assembly was informed today.
Jharkhand has produced bumper crop this year and the government would purchase paddy from farmers at Rs 1600 per quintal, Chief Minister Raghubar Das said today.
Financial conflicts of interest were found in 40 percent of published research articles on the genetically modified crops, also known as GMO crops, French researchers said this week.
Space Station Radish Crop: Researchers at the International Space Station grew 20 radish plants in the APH, after analysing their "CO2 effects and mineral acquisition and distribution".
Farmers across the country are relying on new cyber tools to help them monitor the weather and their irrigation systems and even map crops.Longtime dairy farmers in Vermont are now keeping records on their smartphones ...
The World Agriculture Forum Congress (WAFC) 2013 began here Tuesday with union Minister of State for Agriculture Tariq Anwar calling for a strong patent regime to regulate genetically modified (GM) crops in the country.Addressing the ...
There is a need to boost agriculture mechanisation to enhance crop productivity to feed the growing population, Agriculture Minister Radha Mohan Singh said on Friday.
A new study has said that climate change has already affected the production of the world's top 10 crops in certain regions.
Recently, the Hubei province in China came under the scanner for illegally selling genetically modified rice. China has banned the growth of genetically modified crops especially rice and wheat which is a staple in their ...