Aquaculture is a traditional activity in Southern Asia Region, particularly the Indian subcontinent. The earliest examples of aquaculture were raising fish in homestead ponds primarily for family consumption.
In India, construction of new greenhouses is heavily subsidised. Government also provides support to farmers and horticulturists in growing safe food products.
Experts agree there are advantages in taking up greenhouse farming but also add a word of caution.
As the state celebrates its Golden Jubilee year, the government has proposed a Rs.550-lakh programme to conserve indigenous seeds varieties
Use of sustainable farming practices has rejuvenated soil fertility, increased water retention and has led to growing of healthy foods
Income support is provided in three equal instalments to small and marginal farmer families having combined land holding of up to 2 hectares
Platinum Arowana, a freshwater ornamental fish, holds the record for selling at US$ 4,00,000. Yes, four lakh dollars for just one small animal!
Most of them claim that while the amount is less, even the number of beneficiaries is too little compared to the number of farmers in the country
Nutrients in blueberries are said to be essential to fighting not just common health issues but helping boost immunity too
The farm is today a mini agri-hub: producing flowers, rice, pulses, oilseeds, fruits, vegetables; and includes aquaculture and poultry too
Union Agriculture Minister Narendra Singh Tomar pointed out that India performed well during the severe COVID-19 pandemic
Feeding ten billion people by the year 2050 will be quite a challenge against the background of certain developments where agriculture-driven growth is at risk
Figures compiled by Tractor Junction show 55,599 units sold in May 2021 against 60,441 in May 2020, registering a drop in tractor sales by 8%
It is estimated that pests destroy up to 40 percent of global crops and cost $220 billion of losses.
India accounts for 22% of the global milk production of 906 million tonnes and produces more than 52% of the 379 million tonnes of milk produced in Asia.
Indirect subsidy is neither in favour of farmer nor the country. This is only in favour of industry, claims farmer union leader
Growers say that due to rapid weather changes and the continuing cold weather and hailstorm, there is extensive damage to apple orchards
Price hike before Kharif season will add to farmers’ woes as they use DAP as a primary fertiliser during sowing of crops like paddy, cotton, groundnut, etc.
Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) Chief Sukhbir Singh Badal during an election rally in support of SAD/BSP joint candidate from Patiala for Punjab Assembly Election 2022, in Patiala.PTI Photo
People from the Sikh community pay tribute to Chief of Defence Staff (CDS) General Bipin Rawat and other officials, who died in IAF's MI-17V5 chopper crash yesterday in Tamil Nadu, at Yahiyaganj Gurudwara in Lucknow.PTI Photo/Nand Kumar
Mortal remains of CDS Gen Bipin Rawat and his wife Madhulika Rawat, who were killed in an IAF's Mi-17V5 helicopter crash in Tamil Nadu yesterday, arrive at Madras Regimental Centre in Wellington.PTI Photo
Bharatiya Kisan Union Spokesperson Rakesh Tikait addresses farmers during a meeting to decide their future course of action, at Singhu border in New Delhi.PTI Photo
Mortal remains of CDS Gen Bipin Rawat, his wife Madhulika Rawat and 12 other officials, who were killed in an IAF's Mi-17V5 helicopter crash in Tamil Nadu yesterday, arrive at Madras Regimental Centre in Wellington.PTI Photo
Young, brash and little-known artistes are using hip-hop as an outlet to speak up and speak out.
Aamir Shaikh aka Shaikhspeare traces talks about the genre that uses music as a means to dissent.
Family from UP village forced to run around to complete post-death official paperwork and even last rites.
On BR Ambedkar's death anniversary, a look at the 'invisible' history of Dalit Bahujan women in Indian politics.
While everyone is going gaga over actress Katrina Kaif in the revamped version of 'Tip Tip Barsa Pani', the replacement of Raveena Tandon does point towards the problem of sexism and ageism in the Indian film industry
Australia winning the T20 World Cup for the first time has been timely as they host the next edition at their own backyard in 2022.
As per the Observer Research Foundation, close to 250 million children in India were adversely affected due to school closures due to the early lockdowns imposed by the government in response to Covid-19.