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  • US and Iran Unlikely Allies in Iraq Battle

    US and Iran Unlikely Allies in Iraq Battle

    With U.S. bombs raining down from the sky, Shiite militia fighters aligned with Iran battled Sunni extremists during the weekend, punching through their defenses to break the weekslong siege of Amerli, a cluster of farming villages whose Shiite resid...

  • Silicon to Spinach: Japan Tech Helps Farmers Cope With Climate Shifts

    Silicon to Spinach: Japan Tech Helps Farmers Cope With Climate Shifts

    Firms are applying their expertise in energy-saving and cloud technology to help farmers cope with adversity.

  • New Zealand Lawmaker under Fire over Asian Race 'Joke'

    New Zealand Lawmaker under Fire over Asian Race 'Joke'

    A high-profile New Zealand lawmaker was accused of racism on Monday after making what he called a "joke" at the expense of Asians as he railed against Chinese investment in the country's farming sector.

  • How Google Glass Can Be the Next Big Thing for Agriculture

    How Google Glass Can Be the Next Big Thing for Agriculture

    Craig Ganssle, Founder and CEO of Basecamp Networks talks about how Google Glass can be used to revolutionise agricultural practices.

  • Poor Monsoon Sours Hope for Orange Farmers in Madhya Pradesh

    Poor Monsoon Sours Hope for Orange Farmers in Madhya Pradesh

    It is not exactly a fruitful year for orange farmers in Madhya Pradesh's Malwa region. The rainfall deficit has badly hit orange production in the region, dashing hopes of thousands of them.

  • Budget 2014: Kisan TV to Provide Real Time Information on Agriculture

    Budget 2014: Kisan TV to Provide Real Time Information on Agriculture

    Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Thursday said that a kisan (farmer) TV would be launched in 2014 to provide real time information on various issues related to farming and agriculture.

  • Kisan TV to Provide Real Time Information on Agriculture

    Kisan TV to Provide Real Time Information on Agriculture

    Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Thursday said that a kisan (farmer) TV would be launched in 2014 to provide real time information on various issues related to farming and agriculture.

  • Dedicated Channel for Farmers Soon: Government

    Dedicated Channel for Farmers Soon: Government

    Farmers will soon have a 24-hour TV channel dedicated to agriculture and related issues, providing the farming community with information related to aspects like weather forecast and seeds.

  • Goa: Farming Activity Upbeat as Monsoon Revives

    Goa: Farming Activity Upbeat as Monsoon Revives

    After a dry patch for almost a month, the revival of monsoon has brightened the agricultural prospects in Goa, officials said today.

  • Egypt's Breadbasket Nile Delta Under Threat From Illegal Building

    Egypt's Breadbasket Nile Delta Under Threat From Illegal Building

    In the Nile Delta province of Qalubiya, lifelong residents remember the days when lush farmland stretched as far as the eye could see.

  • United States: Tornadoes Sweep Through North-Eastern Nebraska

    United States: Tornadoes Sweep Through North-Eastern Nebraska

    Two large tornadoes swept farming areas of northeastern Nebraska on Monday, causing severe damage to at least one town and some injuries, according to officials and media reports.

  • Ten Things You May Not Know About Casey Kasem

    Ten Things You May Not Know About Casey Kasem

    Kasem was a vegetarian and an activist against factory farming

  • Endangered Delicacy: Japan Eel on Species Red List

    Endangered Delicacy: Japan Eel on Species Red List

    The Japanese eel, a popular summertime delicacy that has become prohibitively expensive due to overfishing, has been put on the international conservation "red list" in a move that may speed up Japan's push for industrial farming of the species.

  • Will Make Farming Profitable With Use of Science: President

    Will Make Farming Profitable With Use of Science: President

    The government is committed to reverse the "unfortunate trend" of many farmers being driven to suicide due to financial problems, and will make farming a "profitable venture" through scientific practices and agro-technology, President Pranab Mukherje...

  • Apple Removes Hit Marijuana Farming Game From App Store

    Apple Removes Hit Marijuana Farming Game From App Store

    Despite having earlier permitted the app, Apple removed Weed Firm from the App Store, after it became the most popular free game, "for promoting illegal activities".

  • Malaysia, Singapore grapple with prolonged dry spell

    Malaysia, Singapore grapple with prolonged dry spell

    Singapore and Malaysia are grappling with some of the driest weather they have ever seen, forcing the tiny city-state to ramp up supplies of recycled water while its neighbour rations reserves amid disruptions to farming and fisheries.

  • Japan's mascot shows bear necessities for marketing success

    Japan's mascot shows bear necessities for marketing success

    A clumsy bear mascot for a remote Japanese farming region has rocketed to superstar fame and notched up an unlikely marketing triumph in a nation obsessed with all things cute.

  • This vegetable farm uses seawater and almost no pesticides

    This vegetable farm uses seawater and almost no pesticides

    Ever heard of a farm that uses seawater and almost no pesticides to grow vegetables? That is an initiative being taken in Australia to minimise the use of water and energy in a way that can lower costs to a great extent.At the Spencer Gulf, near Port Augusta in South Australia, Sundrop Farms is turn...

  • Food in the sky? Highrise farming idea gains ground

    Food in the sky? Highrise farming idea gains ground

    Imagine stepping out of your highrise apartment into a sunny, plant-lined corridor, biting into an apple grown in the orchard on the fourth floor as you bid "good morning" to the farmer off to milk his cows on the fifth.You take the lift to your office, passing the rice paddy and one of the many gar...

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