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'Poultry products are safe to eat'

Dr Samuel Jutzi, director of the Food and Agricultural Organisation's Animal Production and Health Division, Rome, says there is no cause for panic after the bird flu outbreak in India. The United......

PHOTOS: Amazing moments of the week gone by

The 10 images that made news last week.  Sajal Biswas, a snake charmer, puts the head of a snake into his mouth as he performs on the roadside on the outskirts of Agartala. According to......

'Why does the govt gives awards to cigarette makers using taxpayers' money?'

Shifting the focus from the individual to the society, the World Heart Day celebrations this year highlight the theme of creating `heart-healthy environments’. A deep dive into the......

Omar to approach Centre only after final assessment of damages

An Indian army soldier sits in a rescue boat past a destroyed house as he and others search for stranded flood victims in Srinagar. Photographs: Adnan Abidi /Reuters Jammu and Kashmir Chief......

'China is investing in Modi's ego'

'The Modi-Xi and Modi-Obama meetings, within an interval of just 12 days, are juxtaposed superbly at a crucial point in the prime minister's life.' 'Can Modi carve out a win-win situation with the......

Why WTO must reconsider India's subsidy stance

As the World Trade Organisation reconvenes to re-examine the issue of agriculture subsidies, the numbers alone suggest that India has a strong case for declining to sign the WTO's trade......

China says no to commercial production of GM staple food

China has not approved commercial production of any genetically modified staple food, Chinese Minister of Agriculture Han Changfu has said. "We have been cautious over GM food because we want to......

We aren't urging for a compromise, but a consensus on food security, says Anand Sharma

India remained firm on its stance as World Trade Organization negotiations reached the third day in Bali. As Commerce and Industry Minister Anand Sharma ruled out any possibility of a compromise,......

Why malnutrition, not hunger, is the problem in India

The United Nations’ Food and Agriculture Organisation has worked out the cost of malnutrition to the world economy: about five per cent of its annual gross domestic product, or $3.5......

India's rice output to rise to 100 million tons: FAO

UN body Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO) has revised upwards India's rice production to 100 million tonnes (MT) in the 2012-13 crop year on the back of revival of rains in August and......

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Q. The headquarters of Food and Agriculture Organisation is in A. Washington B. Paris C. Madrid D. Rome
Giaa:  A.  more

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Q. Which technologies can be used to boost Indian agriculture and how they can boost?
Innocent Girl:  A. Washington more

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Arindam Bhunia
Q. full form of AGMARK
Arindam Bhunia:  A. five main agri-reform agenda includes: Give States an incentive to amend the APMC act and abolish mandi taxes. This would allow competitive...... more

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Are they more nutritious? Are they safer? Or are they plain lies?

Despite paying as much as double the price, many health-conscious consumers who think they've gone organic really haven't. Information obtained by... ...

http://www.hindustantimes.com/lifestyle/wellness/organic-foods-are-they-safer-more-nutritious-or-are-they-plain-lies/article1-1298749.aspx
Maneka bats for organic farming

Emphasising the need for encouraging organic farming, Union Minister Maneka Gandhi today said there was no need to use chemicals or pesticides for... ...

http://www.thehindubusinessline.com/industry-and-economy/agri-biz/maneka-bats-for-organic-farming/article6711342.ece?utm_source=RSS_Feed&utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=RSS_Syndication
This Black Soil

Millstones, Milestones Land in 29 villages in Tullur, Tadepalli and Mangalagiri mandals of Guntur dis­t­r­ict to be pooled for building the... ...

http://www.outlookindia.com/article/This-Black-Soil/292899
Food processing could be Kerala's money spinner

KV Thomas KOCHI: Kerala has the potential to emerge as a food processing hub worth Rs 30,000 cr business, according to KV Thomas MP. Speaking... ...

http://www.deccanchronicle.com/141220/nation-current-affairs/article/food-processing-could-be-states-money-spinner
Nearly 52% agricultural households indebted, shows NSSO survey

Wage and salary employment, not agriculture, was the principal source of income for 56% of the marginal land owning families, according to the... ...

http://www.livemint.com/Politics/ZFPXWN8hdAAUb49jVl2NqK/Nearly-52-agricultural-households-indebted-shows-NSSO-surv.html

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