Last Updated: Thursday, June 06, 2013, 22:32
Growth in global agricultural production will slow down to about 1.5 percent annually over the next 10 years and could lead to rise in prices of crops and livestock, says an OECD and FAO report.
Last Updated: Sunday, February 03, 2013, 17:46
Target of doubling agricultural production within next 5 years is "achievable" provided more land is cultivated, irrigation and soil fertility are improved, BJP leader Sushma Swaraj said.
Last Updated: Sunday, December 02, 2012, 13:03
Production of rice is projected to fall by 3.4 percent in FY13 as its acreage declined by 4.1 percent to 375 lakh hectares as on November 2.
Last Updated: Monday, August 13, 2012, 20:27
The government on Monday said drought-like situation in some parts of the country could affect agricultural production and may have its impact on prices of essential commodities.
Last Updated: Tuesday, July 24, 2012, 18:06
The deficit rainfall will take a toll on kharif production this year with coarse cereals like maize receiving the maximum hit, Agriculture Secretary Ashish Bahuguna said Tuesday.
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