India News | Press Trust of India | Sunday November 22, 2015
Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar today said that his government will provide a loan up to Rs five crore to the Cooperative Societies for cooperative farming, which will include subsidy of Rs one crore.
Reuters | Friday November 20, 2015
Millions of unsuspecting Indian farmers are spraying fake pesticides onto their fields, contaminating soil.
Offbeat | Mark Guarino, The Washington Post | Monday November 16, 2015
The house on Iliad Street is stripped to a skeleton: no appliances, no wiring, no doors. Upstairs reeks of urine and animal waste because someone once stashed dogs there for fighting.
India News | Written by Sheikh Zaffar Iqbal | Saturday November 14, 2015
For a farmer like Sohan Singh, the army's move to clear the landmines from the areas along the Line of Control in Jammu and Kashmir comes as a huge relief. The move that comes 12 years after India and Pakistan announced a ceasefire will facilitate farming in border areas.
Offbeat | Sarah Kershaw, The Washington Post | Friday November 13, 2015
A highly unusual memorial and burial, in the small rural farming town of Powell, Wyoming, was held Wednesday to celebrate and lay to rest a soldier.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Thursday November 5, 2015
Thailand's junta chief today defended his government's decision to roll out significant farming subsidies, a policy the generals and their allies excoriated when the civilians they toppled were in power.
Press Trust of India | Thursday October 29, 2015
A new study highlights key hindrances to organic farming Despite the government's constant efforts to promote it.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Thursday October 29, 2015
A group of 48 scientists from 50 US institutions Wednesday called for more ambitious research into the tiny microorganisms that play a huge role in health, energy and farming.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Saturday October 24, 2015
Indonesia has put warships on standby to evacuate people affected by acrid haze from forest fires which has killed at least 10 and caused respiratory illnesses in half a million, officials said today.
Indo-Asian News Service | Wednesday October 21, 2015
Scientists at Washington State University and the University of Idaho are helping students figure out how to farm on Mars.
Kriti Malik, NDTV | Tuesday October 20, 2015
Who knew you'd be able to grow your week's veggies underwater!
World News | Agence France-Presse | Tuesday October 20, 2015
Heavy rain deepened flood misery in farming and mountainous regions of the northern Philippines on Tuesday, after the latest typhoon to hit the storm-ravaged nation killed at least 22 people.
Press Trust of India | Friday October 16, 2015
The organic food market in India is growing at 25-30 per cent, but the awareness about organic farming is still low in India, says government.
India News | Written by Anand Kumar Patel | Tuesday October 6, 2015
15-year- old Karamjit Kaur is in a state of shock, her father Sukhminder Singh, a 42-year- old farmer, consumed pesticide and hanged himself from a tree in his field, a day after he destroyed his pest ridden cotton crop. What is worrying the elders most is the repayment of Rs three lakh bank loan taken by the farmer.
India News | Press Trust of India | Saturday October 3, 2015
DD Kisan should show success stories of farmers who have become prosperous as it will help others to gain knowledge about particular crop and farming, Union Minister for Shipping and Transport Nitin Gadkari said in Nagpur today.
Press Trust of India | Wednesday September 30, 2015
The fund will be used for supporting small ticket projects in diverse sectors like digital financial services, biotechnology, hi-tech farming, healthcare, logistics, e-commerce and e-markets.
Delhi News | Press Trust of India | Wednesday September 30, 2015
Bollywood actor Akshay Kumar called on Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal and discussed about issues related to farming sector, rising farmer suicides and ways to help farmers get out of distressing situation.
Reuters | Monday September 28, 2015
By teaching farmers good organic farming practices, Bhutan hopes to reduce waste, decrease the countrys dependence on imported food.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Sunday September 27, 2015
Thick white smoke from Indonesian slash-and-burn farming enveloped Malaysia's capital and other areas Sunday, triggering school closures for the following day as weeks of choking haze showed no sign of abating.
India News | Press Trust of India | Thursday September 24, 2015
Stressing on the need for organic farming in the entire North East region of the country, the Indian Council of Agricultural Research (ICAR) has underscored the need to revive it in the region.
Kerala News | Press Trust of India | Sunday August 23, 2015
In an initiative to promote organic farm practices on grassroot level, CPI(M) in Kerala has embarked on a programme roping in the labour force for cultivating pesticide-free vegetables and fruits across the state.
Offbeat | Indo-Asian News Service | Sunday August 23, 2015
The US space agency NASA has funded researchers to find out how to recycle human excreta into food that can help astronauts sustain on deeper space missions, including Mars.
Press Trust of India | Friday August 21, 2015
The Reserve Bank on Friday gave the farming community much to cheer about when it said banks can extend loan repayment period up to 5 years in case 50 per cent crop is damaged due to natural calamities like drought and flood.
India News | Press Trust of India | Saturday August 15, 2015
Seven decade-old Agriculture Ministry will be renamed as 'Agriculture and Farmers' Welfare Ministry' with a view to take care of the farming community's needs as well as the personal problems faced by them, Prime Minister Narendra Modi announced today.