About the Journal

Focus and Scope

Journal of Farm Sciences (formerly known as Karnataka Journal of Agricultural Sciences) is a quarterly peer reviewed journal devoted to publishing original research / review articles and short communications in fields of Agriculture, Horticulture, Veterinary, Fisheries, Agricultural Engineering, Home Science and allied subjects.

Peer Review Process

Journal of Farm Sciences is a peer reviewed, open access Journal. It is also recognized by National Academy of Agricultural Science (NAAS). Research papers of Agriculture and its allied sciences including community sciences are being published in the quarterly journal after peer reviewing the articles.

Articles will be sent to two referees and based on their recommendation, editorial board take final decision on its publication. It is needless to stress the importance of quality and timely publication. In this context, Editor requests reviewers to offer their valuable technical comments on its suitability or otherwise. If suitable, whether the manuscript is worthy to be published as full
length research paper or as a short note in JFS. Requests to return the paper with their comments as soon as possible, preferably within two weeks. The comments may include queries that seek replies from authors to indicate corrections/additions/deletions etc.

Open Access Policy

This journal provides immediate open access to its content on the principle that making research freely available to the public supports a greater global exchange of knowledge.


University of Agricultural Sciences, Dharwad
University of Agricultural Sciences, Raichur
University of Horticultural Sciences, Bagalkot
University of Agricultural and Horticultural Sciences, Shivamogga

  • University of Agricultural Sciences

Journal History

The previous name of the Journal was ''Karnataka Journal of Agricultural Sciences'' (KJAS), which was published from UAS, Dharwad since 1988. Research papers of Agriculture
and its allied sciences including community sciences are being published in the quarterly journal after peer reviving the articles. The journal name was changed to Journal of Farm Sciences (JFS) w.e.f. 1.1.2016 obtaining the permission from NAAS, continuing the volume number the previous journal, retaining the present ISSN. Presently JFS is being published as joint publication of four farm Universities of Karnataka state viz., UAS, Dharwad, UAS, Raichur, UAHS, Shivamogga and UHS, Bagalkot.
It is a free open access journal since 2007 and uploaded in all above four university websites. The journal is being abstracted /indexed by CAB international and web of science (Clarivate Analytics). The journal is having a NAAS rating of 4.42 since January 2017, with both print and online versions.