CropIn bags Tech India Transformation Award in ‘Agritech of the Year’ category

CropIn, a leading AI and data-led Agtech organisation has received the Tech India Transformation Award in the ‘Agritech of the Year’ category. CropIn earned this award for its innovative efforts in the agricultural sector.The award ceremony was held virtually, where several other tech leaders were pres...Read more


Scientists, agriculturists call for BRL1 field trials in Karnataka

Eminent scientists and agriculture experts from Karnataka have demanded to allow Biosafety Regulatory Level 1 (BRL 1) field trials of Bt Cotton and maize in Karnataka. After the success of Bt Cotton in India, since 2002 no other crop (enhanced through biotechnology) has been released in India. While farmers have b...Read more


MSCI, Burgiss launch analytical tool on climate change

MSCI, a leading provider of critical decision support tools and services for the global investment community, and The Burgiss Group, a market-leading provider of data, analytics and technology solutions for investors of private capital, have announced the launch of a new analytical tool that enables institutional ...Read more


Full-stack agri-tech start-up Gramophone raises $10M led by Z3Partners

Gramophone – a full-stack agri-tech platform has raised $10 million round led by Z3Partners, a market-leading early growth investor that brings decades of experience in investing in leading technology and digital businesses like DealShare, Cyfirma, and prior Fund investments like Ofbusiness, BigBasket, Peppe...Read more


Kerala farmer’s innovation to save senile cashew gardens from debilitating pests, cyclonic storms

A woman farmer from Kannur district of Kerala has come up with an innovative practice to develop support roots in cashew trees to protect her senile cashew garden from devastating borer attacks and frequent cyclonic storms.   Aniyamma Baby from Kerala has developed an innovative cashew multiple rooting prop...Read more


Local Bounti focuses on sustainable agriculture

In response to growing customer demand, Local Bounti, a leader in the controlled environment agriculture (CEA) space, where it uses 90 per cent less water and 90 per cent less land than traditional agriculture has launched spring mix in the third quarter of 2021, increasing its SKU count from seven to eight. Sprin...Read more


Entrepreneur introduces drone spraying technology in Sangli

Sangli District has been grounds for pioneering agriculture and irrigation works in Western Maharashtra. From the cooperative movement to drip irrigation, innovation has been a sign of the cultivation in the region. The drone spraying technology introduced by Prateek Patil and adopted by the Rajarambapu Sugar Fact...Read more


ICAR-CRIJAF bags National Societal Innovation Award 2020

A multidisciplinary team of scientists of ICAR – Central Research Institute for Jute and Allied Fibres, Barrackpore has bagged the National Societal Innovation Award - 2020 founded by National Research Development Corporation under the Department of Science and Technology, Ministry of Science & Technolog...Read more


Indian poultry industry goes tech-tonic

Egg and chicken are wholesome, nutritious food with high nutrient density because, in proportion to their calorie count, they provide the required amount of daily protein and a wide variety of other nutrients. They are rich in vitamins, essential amino acids and minerals such as vitamin A, B6, B12, folate, iron, p...Read more


Mexico-based Sistema.bio invests Rs 200 M in Pune's biogas plant

Mexico-based social enterprise Sistema.bio which provides smallholder farmers with high-quality anaerobic digestion technology, inaugurated its first manufacturing plant in Chakan-Pune, to produce its biodigesters in India. While inaugurating the factory, Camilo Pages, co-founder and chief production officer of Si...Read more


UPL's nurture.farm launches initiative to stop stubble burning in Punjab, Haryana

UPL's agri-services arm nurture.farm has launched a programme to end stubble burning practices in Punjab and Haryana by replacing the matchstick with a spray service for the PUSA decomposer, a bio-enzyme developed by IARI under the guidance of Dr AK Singh. nurture.farm plans to scale up the operations to end stubb...Read more


China-based Farmmi continues North American sales expansion

China-based agriculture products supplier Farmmi will continue the expansion of its North American sales with the latest new customer sales order through its subsidiary Zhejiang Farmmi Biotechnology.    The latest order is for dried Shiitake mushrooms and dried and sliced Shiitake mushrooms. The custom...Read more