Nirlep Singh Rai becomes director (Technical) of NFL

After serving as Executive Director at National Fertilizers Limited (NFL), a Miniratna PSU under the Ministry of Chemicals and Fertilizers, for many years, Nirlep Singh Rai has now been promoted as Director (Technical) of the company.  Nirlep Singh Rai has also taken an additional charge of the chief executi...Read more


Precision Labs Introduces 'Seed-Applied Water Management Product'  

    Precision Laboratories introduces new technology with a seed-applied water management product. HydraLink is a product formulated to provide an optimal moisture environment around the seed for improved germination and emergence, stand establishment and yield.  Precision is known for irrigation...Read more


NEC and Kagome to provide AI-enabled services that improve tomato yields

 NEC Corporation today announced the conclusion of a strategic partnership agreement with Kagome Co., Ltd. to launch agricultural management support services utilizing artificial intelligence (AI) for leading tomato processing companies. The new service capitalizes on NEC's AI-enabled agricultural ICT platfo...Read more


WTC Chandigarh to set up Center-of-Excellence for Food & Agriculture  

    World Trade Center Association (WTCA) agricultural committee in association with agro-industry bodies intend to be a catalyst to the food & agricultural industry in India. World Trade Center Chandigarh, a sub-community under WTCA is an active member of the agro committee. It focuses on the food...Read more


AGRITECHNICA ASIA and Horti ASIA 2020 rescheduled to Oct 2020

DLG International and VNU Exhibitions Asia Pacific jointly announce on 13th March 2020 that AGRITECHNICA ASIA and Horti ASIA 2020, scheduled to take place at BITEC, Bangkok, from 7th to 9th May, 2020, have been postponed to 14th to 16th October, 2020 because of the COVID-19 coronavirus situation. Together wi...Read more


Mohan Babu Rajaram becomes new Chairman and President of Bayer CropScience Indonesia & Malaysia

Mohan Babu Rajaram, who has been serving as Executive Director and Country Lead for Bayer CropScience - Indonesia & Malaysia for the past four and half years, has recently been promoted to the post of Chairman and President for the same. Mohan Babu Rajaram is an experienced professional with expertise in life ...Read more


SourceTrace hosts TraceCon in collaboration with ThinkAg

SourceTrace, a global Agritech company, in collaboration with ThinkAg, hosted India’s first conference on traceability in agriculture. The event, which was recently held at The Le Meridian Hotel, New Delhi, saw over 60 industry leaders from the food and agriculture sector across the country.  The panel...Read more


Pune based Agarkar Research Institute develops multi-purpose variety of grape  

    Researchers at the Agarkar Research Institute (ARI) in Pune have developed a new hybrid variety of grape suitable for making a wide range of food products, including juice, raisin, jam and red wine.  “ARI-516 is a multi-purpose grape variety with a musky flavor and is moderately resista...Read more


Centre to set up temperature-controlled perishable cargo center at Lasalgaon  

     The biggest onion market in Asia, Lasalgaon, will soon get temperature-controlled perishable cargo center. The center is being developed under Central government's scheme of the national cold supply chain for perishables.  In the recent Budget session, Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharama...Read more


Trilogy Networks & Chat Mobility join hands to accelerate Ag digital transformation

Trilogy Networks and Chat Mobility recently announced plans for a strategic alliance to accelerate the digital transformation of the most fertile agricultural lands in America. The relationship will pair Trilogy’s distributed cloud platform with Chat Mobility’s wealth of network assets in Southwest Iow...Read more


CSIR-IIHR to hold pesticide residue analytical tech training in April  

  CSIR-Indian Institute of Horticulture Research (IIHR) will conduct training on advances in pesticide residue analytical techniques in the food safety referral lab on its campus on April 8 and 9, 2020. The course directors are Dr Debi Sharma and Dr Partha P Choudhury who are principal scientists in the Div...Read more


Bayer to partner with Agribazaar to unlock farming potential of smallholders

Bayer  has recently announced its partnership  with Agribazaar, an Indian Agritech platform as an alliance partner for Better Life Farming projects in India. Agribazaar will provide market linkages to smallholder farmers through its e-marketplace and help farmers get better prices for their produce. Baye...Read more