Agartala/IBNS: The 'Yapiry Village Organization', a self-help group (SHG) of women, has achieved remarkable success by cultivating five different varieties of maize in a one-hectare plot at Tripura's Bashram Para.
Bhaderwah/Jammu: In a momentous declaration during the inauguration of the Lavender festival, Union Minister Dr Jitendra Singh hailed Bhaderwah as the unparalleled Lavender capital of India and a burgeoning Agri Startup hub.
Shillong/IBNS: The Basin Development Unit in East Jaintia Hills District, Meghalaya in a bid to boost agricultural productivity and profitability, has teamed up with the Agriculture Department to provide training to nine local farmers.
New York, Sept 21 (IBNS): Unrelenting conflict and rapid climate change is continuing to reshape agriculture across the world, and contributing to major food shortages across 39 countries, which continue to rely on help from the United Nations to meet their food needs, the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) said on Thursday.
New York, Apr 4 (IBNS): Next time you bite into a chocolate bar, think of Africa. The continent produces nearly 70 percent of the worldâ€™s cocoa, a growing output that requires carving more than 325,000 acres of new farmland from forests every year â€“ a drop in the bucket of overall agricultural expansion there.