As per rough estimates, tomato is cultivated in over 5,000 hectare in Mirzapur, Sonbhadra, Naugarh belt of Chandauli, Ghazipur and Varanasi.
The farmer from Bulakihar village in Malihabad, has developed a special variety of guavas that is not only high on nutrition and pulp but also grows round the year.
The chicken species, with a Geographical Indicator (GI) tag, is originally from Jhabua area in Madhya Pradesh. Not only are the bird's feathers black, its meat and eggs too are of the same colour.
Rice is the staple food for more than half the global population, but its cultivation uses 30-40% of the world’s freshwater.
The government proposed to hold another meeting on December 9 with representatives of protesting farmers, as their fifth round of talks ended in a deadlock.
The farmers have expressed apprehension that the Centre's farm laws would pave the way for the dismantling of the minimum support price system, leaving them at the "mercy" of big corporates.
Centre and the Railways are wary about agitating farmers in the border state, who are being backed by both the ruling Congress and the opposition Akali Dal in Punjab.
Agri-business managers are in demand in banks, public and private sector food distribution companies, financial institutions, farm equipment and pesticide manufacturing companies, and training institutes.
The Kerala government’s Subiksha Keralam project for growing crops in fallow land seems to have caught the fancy of many.
Chicken eggs stay in the setter for 14 days before they are shifted to the hatcher compartment for four days of incubation.