Call for 2020 Biopesticide Awards nominations

After the success of the first Biopesticide Summit and Awards in July 2019, the executive and steering committee of the World BioProtection Form (WBF) is delighted to announced that the 2nd Biopesticide Summit & Awards will take place on 19-20 May 2020, at the National Exhibition Centre (NEC), Birmingham, Unit...Read more

AgroSpectrum partnered with Global Biopesticide Summit and Awards 2020 as a Strategic Media Partner

After the success of first Biopesticide Summit & Awards, the executive and steering committee of the Biopesticide Summit is delighted to announced that the second Biopesticide Summit & Awards will take place on 19-20 May 2020, at the National Exhibition Centre, Birmingham, United Kingdom. Biopesticides ca...Read more

Agri Innovation - Empowerment Through Knowledge

These apps support organizations to increase their impact.The apps are built from a farmer perspective with practical advice that is easily applicable to their crops. Data is gathered and used to make predictions and support management decisions of farmers and affiliated companies. Customized advices on cultivati...Read more

Mars, NSIP to develop new improved, disease resistant Cacao varieties

Global demand for cacao is expected to grow at an annual rate of approximately 5% for the foreseeable future.   In the past, increasing demand has been met by increasing the total acreage under cacao cultivation.   However, this approach has come at a high cost in terms of deforestation an...Read more

World Record Union felicitate ASCI for maximum assessment of farmers  

  Agriculture Skill Council of India (ASCI) has been recently felicitated by the World Record Union as one of the top 20 record holder achievers for the year 2020 for the incredible record on the theme of "Maximum Number of Farmers assessed on a single day”. Editors of seven countries Record Books have...Read more

Charting the future of agriculture in India

For decades, agriculture has been a cornerstone of the Indian economy. Once an agrarian economy Indian markets driven mostly by massive urbanization and buttressed by a growing middle class have now matured beyond agriculture. However approximately 70 per cent of India’s rural households still depend primari...Read more

AgriTalk uses technology to solve the current agricultural problems

AgriTalk Tech Inc. was founded by Dr. Wen-Liang Chen, an associate professor at NCTU College of Biological Science and Technology. It integrates biotechnology, IoT, big data analysis, and artificial intelligence to develop a non-toxic agricultural disease and fertilizer regulation system called the "AgriTalk ...Read more

FSC provides platform to innovators- scientists interaction for scaling up new innovations  :  Prof Dr T. Mohapatra

 By Our Correspondent Bengaluru, Jan 6: The 107th Indian Science Congress (ISC) being held at Bengaluru is unique in a sense that 106 years since its inception for the first time Farmers’ Science Congress (FSC) has been organized as its part.  “It is a good move and if continues to the par...Read more

Vertical Farming Market to grow at a CAGR of 8.4%

The global vertical farming market was valued at USD 1922.1 million in 2018 and is projected to register a CAGR of 8.4% during the forecast period (2019-2024). North America is projected to be the fastest growing market, registering a CAGR of 10.3%. The region is also the largest market with re...Read more

Aquaconnect & Morgan to predict shrimp diseases with Machine Learning Technology

Professor Kenton Morgan joined hands with Aquaconnect, IDH, the Sustainable Trade Initiative and for a project to predict shrimp diseases by using machine learning. The project aims to benefit 13.000 ha of farm area in India in the next two years. Shrimp diseases cause significant economic losses. The Asian shri...Read more

IFFCO ties up with Sikkim Govt for largest organic processing unit

Sikkim Chief Minister Prem Singh Tamang laid the foundation stone of Integrated Organic Food Processing units of Sikkim IFFCO Organics Ltd in Rangpo, East Sikkim on Sunday . 'Integrated Organic Food Processing' units in Rangpo will be set up  with an investment of more than Rs 50 crores.  Sikkim IFFCO O...Read more

India preparing up to host World Dairy Summit in 2022

India is currently working on developing a smart backyard dairying model near Delhi to exhibit in the World Dairy Summit that it will host in 2022.  The annual flagship Summit of the International Dairy Federation or IDF is actually a platform for dairy stakeholders that include farmers, researchers, process...Read more