Bangalore, May 21
HDFC ERGO General Insurance Company Ltd, a joint venture of HDFC Ltd and ERGO International AG, has been authorised by the Karnataka Government to implement its weather-based crop...
Kolkata, May 14
After almost completing implementation of a 28-MW hydroelectric project with $80-million in line of credit from the Indian Government, Rwanda is taking up an irrigation project with another...
Coimbatore, May 12
CRI Pumps opens new facility for exports
Hyderabad, May 6
The Farm Equipment Sector of Mahindra & Mahindra Ltd on Tuesday launched its technologically advanced Mahindra 575 suitable for puddling operations.Sanjeev Goyle, Chief of Market...
April 28, 2014
While mechanisation is making inroads into the Indian farming system, the manufacturers of traditional farming equipment, such as bullock-driven ploughs and seeders, continue to witness steady and...
New Delhi, April 24
Lower market arrivals raise questions
April 17, 2014
This refers to the article “That retail FDI bogey again”(April 17). The BJP is just playing politics on this issue. Once it is in power it will concede and allow FDI in retail. India has...
New Delhi, April 9
Farmers seen shifting back to the natural fibre crop from guarseed
Ahmedabad, March 27
ABB India Limited is aiming to penetrate into rural market with its Solar Pump Drive, which is capable of replacing the conventional water pumps that are run by diesel or electrici...
Guwahati, Mar 18
The Manila-based International Rice Research Institute (IRRI) has agreed to provide technological support to Assam farmers for popularising water-resistant paddy varieties.
A delegation f...
Chennai, May 16
Increase in wheat, rice, maize production to propel output »
Kochi, May 14
Pokkali cultivation gets help from Krishi Vigyan Kendra and fisheries research body »
May 6, 2014
Current downtrend is due to seasonal supply pressure; downside seen limited due to cyclical patterns
April 28, 2014
Technology is transforming Indian agriculture and increasing output. This is good news, given that India may need to produce an additional 90 million tonnes of foodgrain annually by 2030 to feed its growing population, says Vishwanath Kulkarni »
April 28, 2014
The rapid adoption of mechanisation has opened new income streams for farmers
Kochi, April 22
Continuous summer showers for the past couple of weeks in several parts of Kerala have salvaged mangosteen, nutmeg and cocoa crops which have flowered late this year. In other places, the s...
Mumbai, April 8
Syngenta India, subsidiary of Swiss-based agriculture input major Syngenta AG, plans to roll out an ambitious plan in India to inculcate best farming practices. The company has identifie...
Shamli, March 27
As mills delay payments, farmers plump for other crops
Chennai, March 18
15% per cent of the late kharif crop feared hit by vagaries of weather »
Harekala (Mangalore taluk), March 17
Farmers face labour shortage to cultivate the Harekala variety »