Expressing concerns for the marginalised and small farmers in the country, the Chief Justice of India HL Dattu on Saturday said it would be "immensely helpful" for agricultural community if state governments could minimise acquiring and handing over farm land to corporates even as he stressed for "fair" compensation to agriculturists.
Hollywood superstar Brad Pitt is currently spending time learning about farming. The `Moneyball` star bought French winery Miraval in 2012 and the 50-year-old actor said he loves learning more about the vineyard and the winemaking process as he finds it relaxing, reportedly.
Poly house farming can mitigate supply crisis of vegetables in cities if the new farming technology is deployed on a large-scale in surrounding regions, a senior official of Mother Dairy said on Friday.
Unplanned construction and industrial activities has shrunk the land under saffron cultivation in Kashmir and resulted in 80 per cent decrease in the yield of the most important cash crop of the Valley over the last two decades.
About 1 billion small farmers worldwide, many of them women, face drought, the
effects of climate change and a lack of technology as they struggle to feed families on what they can raise on an acre or two of land.