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Manipur: ICAR sounds alert over invasive 'fallarmy worm' pest

“Its rapid spread is due to the female moth being a strong flier capable of flying 100 km in a night and being an exotic insect, the absence of natural enemies that could keep them under check," Indian Council of Agricultural Research stated.

Dumping plastic waste in Asia found destroying crops and health

As pollution and environmental damage linked to the rise in plastic waste became known in countries like Malaysia and Thailand during 2018, protests led to tighter waste regulations and import restrictions by authorities, the study found.


Despite bumper crop, Punjab govt's wheat procurement target may witness a fall

Sale of crop in Haryana among reasons for missing 120 Lakh MT initial target by 10-12 lakh MT.

KHARIF REVIEW: Satellite images to assess crop yield for insurance

The state government has raised the insurance cover from Rs 250 crore to Rs 1,600 crore.

Compensate flood affected farmers in J-K: CPI(M)

Govt needs to study crop disease and compensate farmers accordingly,says CPI(M).

Scientists race to avoid climate change harvest

The challenge is to speed up the creation of new crops more adaptable to climate change.


Less paddy likely for Central pool from Punjab this year

With water-guzzling paddy reeling under the onslaught of ‘water excesses’ this year...

Bumper crop this year: Pawar

Agriculture Minister Sharad Pawar Friday said India will have a bumper crop this year and hoped food inflation would decline further in coming weeks....

Minister orders survey to assess damage to crops

Strong velocity winds across the state and hailstorm in mid and high hills on Wednesday night caused widespread damage to the apple and mango crops.

Himachal govt allows killing of blue bulls

Continuous damage to standing crops due to intrusions by blue bulls (nilgai) in several villages in the Shivalik foothills has forced the state government to relax the norms and allow killing of the animal.