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They usually require that ‘the occupation of the property is limited to a person solely or mainly employed, or last employed, in the locality in agriculture as defined in Section 290(i) of the Town and Country Planning Act 1971, or in forestry (including any dependents of such a person residingRead More →

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Promoting Conservation. Building the Healthy Food Pipeline. Fostering Family Farm Agriculture. Developing Opportunities for Sustainable Agriculture Research and Advancing Organic Agriculture. Ensuring a Safe Food Supply. What are some struggles of former years that farmers and agriculturalists have faced? By overcoming the struggles of former years, food in America costsRead More →

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The Agricultural Adjustment Administration ended in 1942. Yet, federal farm support programs (marketing boards, acreage retirement, storage of surplus grain, etc.) that evolved from those original New Deal policies continued after the war, serving as pillars of American agricultural prosperity. Was the Agricultural Adjustment Act necessary? Its intent was toRead More →

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Some historians consider the Agricultural Revolution the most important event in human history. By 8000 b.c., people in Southwest Asia began growing wheat and barley. They also domesticated pigs, cows, goats, and sheep. … By 4000 b.c., farming was an established economic activity in Europe. How did the Agricultural RevolutionRead More →

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Besides, insects other invertebrates like nematodes, mites, snails, slugs, etc. vertebrates like rats, birds, jackals also cause damage to rice. Of course, insects are not the only pests that can cause economic damage to a rice crop. Which is Dipteran pests of rice? Gall midge (Orseolia oryzae Wood-Mason) is aRead More →

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Can NRI get agricultural land gifts? An NRI or OCI can receive an agricultural/ plantation property or a farmhouse as a gift from a Resident Indian but an NRI can’t give such properties to other NRIs as gifts. An NRI can only give such properties to a Resident India asRead More →