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  • Ants Learnt Farming 60 Million Years Before Humans

    Ants Learnt Farming 60 Million Years Before Humans

    Ants from a South American group farmed fungi some 55 to 60 million years ago, whereas humans began subsistence farming around 10,000 years ago, progressing to industrialised agriculture only in the past century, according to a new research.

  • India's Organic Farming Mission: Maharashtra, Rajasthan and Others Follow Suit after Sikkim

    India's Organic Farming Mission: Maharashtra, Rajasthan and Others Follow Suit after Sikkim

    After Sikkim, India is promoting a "cluster" approach for chemical-free farming across the country in an attempt for an organic and sustainable system of living.

  • Cowboy Hat-Wearing Lawmaker Is Powerbroker In Australia Parliament

    Cowboy Hat-Wearing Lawmaker Is Powerbroker In Australia Parliament

    Cowboy hat-wearing political Maverick Bob Katter sparked controversy last month with a campaign video showing him shooting opponents from Australia's two major parties, over the sale of farming land to foreigners.

  • US Seeks Trade Sanctions In India Poultry Dispute, Says WTO

    US Seeks Trade Sanctions In India Poultry Dispute, Says WTO

    The United States is seeking trade sanctions against India after winning a dispute at the World Trade Organization regarding Indian restrictions on imports of U.S. poultry meat, eggs and live pigs, the WTO said on Friday.

  • People Around The World Are Eating More Fish: UN Report

    People Around The World Are Eating More Fish: UN Report

    People around the world are eating more fish and global per capita fish consumption topped 20 kilograms (44 pounds) a year for the first time in 2014, according to preliminary estimates in a U.N. report released Thursday.

  • Why More And More Women Take To Farming, But Remain Invisible

    Why More And More Women Take To Farming, But Remain Invisible

    In Kalibhigapar village in Bihar’s Nalanda district, Bachhi Devi’s is an all-women household. It was the lack of money in farming that pushed the men in her family, her husband and three sons, to the cities like Delhi and Kolkata in search of work. Bacchi Devi is 55 and a sharecropper. She leases about half an acre of land from a landowner in h...

  • In A Village Of Uttar Pradesh, A School Strikes Out For The Girl Child

    In A Village Of Uttar Pradesh, A School Strikes Out For The Girl Child

    In Eastern Uttar Pradesh, in the back of beyond, just off the GT Road between Varanasi and Allahabad lies the dusty little village of Guria. Farming and Carpet weaving are the main occupations here. You would pass it by without a second glance; except Guria has a story you might want to hear. This village is home to ‘Project ...

  • To Tackle Dal Shortage, Centre Looks At Growing Pulses in African Nations

    To Tackle Dal Shortage, Centre Looks At Growing Pulses in African Nations

    Government is exploring the feasibility of contract farming of pulses in African countries -- Mozambique, Tanzania and Malawi -- as it looks for a long-term solution to domestic shortage and high prices.

  • Halasana, the Miracle Pose that Helps Reduce Blood Pressure

    Halasana, the Miracle Pose that Helps Reduce Blood Pressure

    'Hal' stands for 'plow' and 'Asana' stands for 'pose'. Halasana or 'the plough pose' takes its name from the farming instrument, plough, used by farmers across India.

  • Re 1 For 1,000 Kg Onions: What A Debt-Hit Farmer Made In Maharashtra

    Re 1 For 1,000 Kg Onions: What A Debt-Hit Farmer Made In Maharashtra

    On May 10, Pune farmer Devidas Maruti Parbhane sold almost a 1000 kg of onion at the city’s wholesale market. At the end of his transaction, he had earned Re 1. Mr Parbhane’s was not a rare distress sale. A bumper crop in Maharashtra has meant that prices have hit rock bottom. For farmers in the state, already struggling with a severe water sho...

  • How To Store Onion Without Storehouses? Teen Finds A Way Out

    How To Store Onion Without Storehouses? Teen Finds A Way Out

    A new kind of low-cost onion storage facility, built by 19-year-old farmer Rohit Patel, may eventually come to the rescue of onion farmers across the country.

  • Punjab Will Be Developed As The Milk State: AAP

    Punjab Will Be Developed As The Milk State: AAP

    If AAP comes to power, special priority will be given to developing Punjab as the 'milk state' by improving dairy farming as a viable alternative under agriculture diversification programme, the party's manifesto team head Kanwar Sandhu said on Thursday.

  • Retail Inflation Probably Nudged Up To 5% In April: Poll

    Retail Inflation Probably Nudged Up To 5% In April: Poll

    Above-average monsoon rains are expected this year and should spur rural demand as two-thirds of India's population depends on farming for its livelihood.

  • Digital Farming Could Spell Shake-Up For Crop Chemicals Sector

    Digital Farming Could Spell Shake-Up For Crop Chemicals Sector

    Global pesticides, seeds and fertiliser companies may be forced to re-engineer their business models as farmers adopt specialist technology that helps maximise harvests while reducing the use of crop chemicals.

  • In Drought-Hit Latur, Teen Stops Father From Suicide

    In Drought-Hit Latur, Teen Stops Father From Suicide

    "Education is the only way forward for us," said his daughter Sonali, 22. "There is too much uncertainty in farming and not enough returns."

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