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.