CSIR-CMERI opens ventilated polyhouse facility in Ludhiana, to facilitate horticulture crops

Dr (Prof) Harish Hirani, Director, CSIR-Central Mechanical Engineering Research Institute, Durgapur inaugurated a naturally ventilated polyhouse facility and laid the foundation stone of retractable roof polyhouse at Ludhiana in Punjab.    Briefing about the technology, Dr Hirani said that the farmers ...Read more


Union Commerce Minister stresses on India-US cooperation in agritech

Addressing the ‘2nd Indo-US Services Summit’, organised by Indo American Chamber of Commerce (IACC), Union Commerce & Industry Minister Piyush Goyal observed that India and the US are working towards peace and stability across the world.  Goyal said that the services sector holds a lot of prom...Read more


SABC, Agrovision Foundation conducts the largest field experiment of “Mating disruption” tech to ward off pink bollworm in cotton  

     The South Asia Biotechnology Centre (SABC), Jodhpur in collaboration with Agrovision Foundation, Nagpur has laid out the country’s largest field experiment of an innovative mating disruption or mating confusion technology spread over 300 acres in 4 clusters to ward off Pest Pink bollwor...Read more


CSIR-CMERI, Durgapur unveils tractor-mounted spading machine

CSIR-CMERI, Durgapur has launched tractor-mounted spading machine. The spading machine developed at CMERI reduces the cost of tillage operation and improves its effectiveness. The design of the CSIR-CMERI spading mechanism is advantageous in reducing vibration and enhancing the comfort of the tractor operator. &n...Read more


SRI's Wingsure develops AI-driven mobile insurance app for small farmers

SRI International announced that its insurtech venture spinout, Wingsure, is expanding its artificial intelligence (AI) and augmented reality (AR) capabilities to deliver instant access to personalised insurance products for underserved small farmers and communities worldwide.   Wingsure is an insurtech pla...Read more


ICAR-IISWC inks MoU with NRSC Hyd on CO2 flux over tea plantations

Intending to execute an Inter-Institutional Collaborative Project on 'Evapotranspiration Modelling, Water Budgeting and Assessment of CO2 flux over tea plantations in the Western Ghats, Tamil Nadu,' the ICAR-Indian Institute of Soil and Water Conservation (IISWC), Dehradun, Uttarakhand signed a Memorandum of Under...Read more


KBC releases new version of process simulation tech to support green energy

KBC, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Yokogawa Electric Corporation, announced the release of Petro-SIM 7.2 process simulation software, which is at the core of KBC's award winning process digital twin. The release expands simulation capabilities for renewable fuels, an expanding variety of bio feedstocks, energy...Read more


Dow P&SP partners with Vishakha Group for innovative wheat packaging

Dow Packaging & Specialty Plastics (Dow P&SP), announced the advancement of a partnership with a local leading barrier film manufacturer, Vishakha Group, to develop a 'Recyclable Barrier Film' for solids packaging. These films will be used for the first time by Dharmesh Foods for vacuum-packing wheat. Dhar...Read more


RainAg, Moleaer launch nanobubble-infused fertiliser

Moleaer, a leading nanobubble technology company has partnered with RainAg, a leading provider of liquid fertiliser products, to market new nanobubble-infused fertilisers combining Moleaer’s patented and award-winning nanobubble technology with RainAg’s patent-pending Rain Technology. The new RainAg n...Read more


AgroFresh announces global expansion of Control-Tec sustainable system

AgroFresh Solutions, a global AgTech innovator, has announced the expanded availability of Control-Tec sustainability technology systems across North America, South America, Europe and Australia/New Zealand following the successful implementation of these technologies in Chile. The customisable, automated post-har...Read more


Govt's EBP Prog enhances ethanol production from sugarcane, food grains

The Government of India through Oil Marketing Companies (OMCs) is implementing Ethanol Blended Petrol (EBP) Programme, wherein ethanol is being blended in petrol to achieve the objectives of reducing import dependence, promote clean fuel and provide a boost to agriculture. This information was provided by the Mini...Read more


Meghdoot app to provide weather-based agro advisories

India Meteorological Department (IMD), Indian Institute of Tropical Meteorology (IITM) and Indian Council of Agricultural Research (ICAR) have launched Meghdoot an easy-to-use mobile application that provides crop advisories to the farmers based on weather information.   Advisories are available in both Eng...Read more