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  • Kerala Wants Inclusion of New Works Under MGNREG Scheme

    Kerala Wants Inclusion of New Works Under MGNREG Scheme

    Congress-led UDF government in Kerala today asked the Centre to include new works like paddy cultivation, homestead farming, coconut farming and coir yarn production under the Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee (MGNREG) Scheme.

  • Despite Orders, Farming of Contaminated Vegetables Continues in Bhopal

    Despite Orders, Farming of Contaminated Vegetables Continues in Bhopal

    32-year-old Rajkumar Kushwaha and his family have been living on two acres of encroached land in Bhopal's Shahpura area for almost 40 years. Until a month ago, he used sewage water from a nearby drain to grow vegetables at his farm. But now, he claim...

  • RBI Chief Rajan Questions Farm Debt Waiver Schemes

    RBI Chief Rajan Questions Farm Debt Waiver Schemes

    Putting a question mark on the effectiveness of government's farm debt waiver programmes, Reserve Bank of India Governor Raghuram Rajan on Saturday said such schemes have constrained flow of credit to farmers.

  • The Best Christmas Turkeys in Britain

    The Best Christmas Turkeys in Britain

    Tom Copas' Berkshire turkeys are so free-range he uses dogs to herd them. Now his flock are famed as the finest birds in the UK.My family has been farming in Cookham, Berkshire, for 120 years. We started off keeping cattle outside the pub, and slowly...

  • PM Modi Wants This Bihar Success Story Replicated

    PM Modi Wants This Bihar Success Story Replicated

    Traders such as Cargill Inc, Glencore International AG and Louis Dreyfus Commodities BV have set up operations in Purnia, an administrative outpost that now buzzes with trading activity.

  • 12 Paths to Strengthening Food Security in an Unstable World

    12 Paths to Strengthening Food Security in an Unstable World

    In the face of climate change, conflicts and disease, our panel suggest how to ensure access to nutritious food for allDominic Schofield, Canada director, Gain, New York, USA, @dschofieldGAIN Connect farming to better food: It's important that agricu...

  • Whole Foods to Roll Out a Ranking System For Produce

    Whole Foods to Roll Out a Ranking System For Produce

    Whole Foods plans to start rolling out a system that ranks fruits and vegetables as "good," ''better" or "best" based on the supplier's farming practices. Most notably, the supermarket chain says its "responsibly grown" labeling system for produ...

  • Kerala to Promote Hi-Tech Poly-Houses for Vegetable Farming

    Kerala to Promote Hi-Tech Poly-Houses for Vegetable Farming

    With an aim to attain self-reliance in the case of vegetable production, state Government is getting ready to promote hi-tech farming techniques in the southern Indian state of Kerala.

  • Alex Salmond: A Force on Scotland's Political Scene Since the Late 1980s

    Alex Salmond: A Force on Scotland's Political Scene Since the Late 1980s

    Flag-waving schoolchildren and tartan caps greeted Scotland's First Minister Alex Salmond on Thursday as he voted in the remote farming village he calls home -- where the man who could be the father of independence is just "a nice bloke".

  • 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.

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