Ag Ministry hold interface meeting for Kharif 2021 season

Ministry of Agriculture and Farmers Welfare, the Department of Agriculture, Cooperation & Farmers Welfare (DAC&FW) jointly with ICAR organised Interface meeting for Kharif 2021 on 20 April 2021 through a video conference. Divisions of Department of Agriculture, Cooperation & Farmers Welfare(DAC&FW)...Read more

AFC India appoints MM Activ MD Ravindra Boratkar as Addl Director

Ravindra Boratkar, Managing Director of MM Activ Sci-Tech Communications Pvt Ltd; Publisher, MMA publications; and Chairperson, Agrovision Foundation, has been appointed as Additional Director on the Board of Directors of Agriculture Finance Corporation (AFC) India Ltd., formerly known as Agriculture Finance Corpo...Read more

Minagro's co-formulant Sovinol P740/O bags Ecocert certification

Belgium based Minagro, a developer of high-quality green and safe products and solutions for the crop care industry, recently announced that its co-formulant Sovinol P740/O is now Ecocert certified for use as an in-can preservative for organic fertilizers. Sovinol P740/O, which protects liquid crop nutrient produc...Read more

Praj to set up 600 KLPD sugarcane syrup-based ethanol plant

Praj Industries has bagged an order to set up India’s largest capacity sugarcane syrup-based ethanol plant from Godavari Biorefineries Ltd (GBL) in Karnataka. As a part of this project, Praj will expand the existing ethanol manufacturing capacity to 600 KLPD, using sugarcane syrup. When commissioned, this w...Read more

Webee launches turnkey platform 'SmartFarm' for connected agriculture

Webee SmartFarm, a turnkey platform purpose-built for connected agriculture that deploys in minutes without technical know-how, was recently launched by the award-winning industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) and artificial intelligence (AI) innovator Webee. The no-code Webee SmartFarm platform cuts implementa...Read more

Bayer, THRIVE partner to fast track agritech solutions

SVG Ventures THRIVE, a leading global agrifood venture and innovation platform headquartered in Silicon Valley, is partnering with Bayer, one of the world's leading innovators in seeds and crop protection, to launch the 'THRIVE-Bayer Sustainability Challenge' . The challenge will identify and accelerate emerging ...Read more

Corteva Agriscience to promote agri-entrepreneurship by setting up multiple FPOs in MP, Bihar

Corteva Agriscience, a global agriculture company, is working towards establishing an ecosystem of Farmer Producer Organizations (FPO) in multiple states across India including Madhya Pradesh (MP) and Bihar. The company is focused on promoting agri-entrepreneurship, especially for women, by supporting seven FPOs i...Read more

ITL's Japanese tech-powered Solis Hybrid tractor now available at Rs 7 lakh across India

Taking yet another giant leap in introducing state-of-the-art technologies in the tractor industry, International Tractors Limited (ITL) has launched the advanced Solis Hybrid 5015 tractor with Japanese hybrid technology at an exceptional price of Rs 7,21,000 (ex-showroom Pan India). India’s fastes...Read more

Oregon State University releases new antioxidant-rich purple tomato

 The new Oregon State University-developed tomato Midnight Roma follows in the steps of 10-year-old Indigo Rose, the first antioxidant-rich purple tomato available on the market. Indigo Rose was bred by Jim Myers, vegetable breeder and professor in the OSU College of Agricultural Sciences. Midnight Roma is t...Read more

Agri-food industry provides Phillipines GDP boost of P6.1 trillion

The Philippines’ agri-food sector is a key pillar in the national economy, contributing to almost a third of the country’s total GDP in 2019. According to a recent report by Oxford Economics, the sector is a significant driver of the country’s post-COVID-19 economic recovery, but supply and deman...Read more

Tennessee Harvester announces world's first USDA certified organic CBD isolate

Tennessee Harvester Enterprises (THE) has pioneered a proprietary process that has yielded the world's the first and only USDA- Certified Organic Cannabidiol (CBD) isolate. Once thought impossible, due to the prevalent use of hydrocarbons during traditional CBD isolate manufacturing, THE's process only utilis...Read more

BVT to accelerate growth in US Midwest in partnership with 3 largest berry producers

Bee Vectoring Technologies International Inc, today announced that the company has tripled its sales commitments among blueberry growers in the US Midwest, signing nine growers, including three of the largest berry producers in the region. BVT is also launching two R&D demonstration trials in Michigan. Michig...Read more