BASF to promote sustainable agriculture by 2030

BASF's Agriculture Solutions division is committed to clear and measurable goals to promote increasingly sustainable agriculture by 2030. Focusing on its capacity for innovation, BASF Mexico will help farmers achieve a 30% reduction in CO 2 emissions per ton of crop produced, as well as committing t...Read more

MOFPI opens Mega Food Park in Punjab  

 Union Minister for Food Processing Industries, Agriculture and Farmers Welfare, Rural Development and Panchayati Raj virtually inaugurated Mega Food Park (MFP) at Phagwara in Kapurthala district of Punjab. Tomar said that Punjab and Haryana have significant role in development of agriculture sector of India....Read more

Manus Bio ,BBGI collaborates for sustainable bio-manufacturing in Southeast Asia

Cambridge based Manus Bio Inc. (Manus Bio), a leader in the production of complex natural products through advanced fermentation, and BBGI Public Company Limited (BBGI), a leading manufacturer and distributor of bio-based products, announced the formation of a new joint venture for the manufacture and distribution...Read more

Digital innovation will transform agriculture: NITI Aayog  

     Anna Roy, Senior Adviser (DM&A, Industry) NITI Aayog, said that digital innovation will transform Indian agriculture and the focus should be on spreading awareness about the potential of such technologies in the agriculture sector, not only from the user and consumer side but also to the ...Read more

Small Robot launches AI based robot for weed recognition

The Small Robot Company based in England has recently launched a robot called Wilma that uses AI to identify weeds that can then be killed using an electric current, allowing pesticide-free smart farming. Wilma is an AI-based system that uses precise, up to date data from Tom (a scouting robot) and converts it in...Read more

CNH Ind. becomes industry leader in the Dow Jones Sustainability World Indices  

   CNH Industrial is the leader in the Machinery and Electrical Equipment Industry Group in the Dow Jones Sustainability Indices (DJSI), World and Europe, for the tenth consecutive year. The DJSI World and DJSI Europe Indices are among the most prestigious sustainability-focused equity indices. Inclusi...Read more

DJI brings latest AGRAS T20 drone for easier, smarter agricultural spraying

China-based DJI, a global leader in the development and manufacture of civilian drones and aerial imaging technology for personal and professional use, is once again transforming agriculture with its latest agricultural drone, the DJI AGRAS T20. This rugged, high-performance and precision smart agricultural s...Read more

S4S Technologies aims to reduce food waste across India

S4S Technologies is a Mumbai-based company using innovative technology to restore and add value to India's inefficient agricultural supply chain. The company closed a $1.75 Million pre-series A round on October 16, 2020, led by Acumen Fund and joined by return investor Facto...Read more

Zuari Global appoints Nishant Dalal as CFO

Zuari Global Limited has appointed Nishant Dalal as Chief Financial officer (CFO) with effect from 13th November, 2020.   Nishant Dalal has about 14 years of work experience spanning across Corporate Finance, Project Finance, Corporate Strategy, Business Planning and M&A areas. He holds BTech in Mechanic...Read more

NCDEX NeML appoints Mrugank Paranjape as the Managing Director and CEO  

     The board of directors of NCDEX eMarkets Ltd (NeML) announced the appointment of Mrugank Paranjape as the company’s managing director and chief executive officer. NeML is a 100 per cent subsidiary of the National Commodity and Derivatives Exchange (NCDEX), according to a statement.&nbs...Read more

DCM Shriram launches Suvidha Help Line Centre for sugarcane growers

 A DCM Shriram Suvidha Help Line Centre located in Sugar Unit Loni was virtually inaugurated by Sanjay R. Bhoosreddy, Additional Chief Secretary, Sugar Industry & Cane Development and Cane & Sugar Commissioner U.P. In his inaugural speech, he appreciated efforts of DCM Shriram in the field of digitiz...Read more

Corteva Agriscience wins two awards at Crop Science Awards 2020

   Corteva Agriscience received two Crop Science Awards and one High Commendation at Crop Science Forum, hosted virtually from London. Chief Technology Officer Neal Gutterson was also honoured with a Lifetime Achievement award in recognition of his consistent history of service to agriculture throughout...Read more