Category Archives: Agriculture

KAPC report on cost of cultivation

The Karnataka Agriculture Prices Commission (KAPC) submitted its much awaited report, prescribing scientifically calculated “cost of cultivation” for 17 major crops.

Fishery Friends- Karnataka

The process of getting fish-catch data related to inland fisheries is expected to get revolutionised with the development of a mobile-based application.The app, which has been developed by the Central […]

Biodiversity of fish threatened in krishna

Research undertaken by has revealed that feral fish are causing the decline of presence of other species of Major Indian Carps, Minor Indian Carps and Catfish in river Krishna damaging […]

Poly house farming

Polyhouse farming/ shelter farming is an alternative new technique in agriculture gaining foothold in rural India. In Karnataka Polyhouse farming a part of Krishi bhagya programme of GOK

Pink bollworm affects Bt cotton

Disheartening stories of Bt cotton farmers are unfolding across Raichur district, which is one of the major cotton growing districts in the State.