SHAKE Climate Change Fund announces its first investment ventures

The £3.5 m SHAKE Climate Change Programme has announced its first three ventures to invest in. Energy from manure, tools for smarter pest management and a yield boosting nanotech are the ideas behind three early stage companies selected by the unique fund.  SHAKE funds and trains entrepreneurs and sta...Read more

National Fertilizers reports highest fertilizer sales in Q1FY21

National Fertilizers Limited (NFL) has achieved highest-ever fertilizer sale of 12.85 Lakh MT in first quarter (April-June) of this financial year. This is about 21.5% higher than the sales of 10.57 LMT made by company in the first quarter of 2019-20. Other than significant growth in Urea sale, P&K fertilizer...Read more

Sonalika Tractors reports 55% growth in tractor sales in June

Sonalika Tractors has reported new record of ever highest domestic sales of 13,691, registering 55 per cent growth against the industry growth of 23 per cent and overall sales of 15,200 tractors & 15.4 per cent market share in June’20 The jump in sales is being attributed to good summer crops and the me...Read more

Mahindra & Mahindra posts 12 % growth in tractor sales

Domestic sales of tractors of Mahindra & Mahindra Ltd. have grown by 12 percent from last year according to Hemant Sikka, President of its Farm Equipment Sector (FES). Domestic sales in June 2020 were at 35,844 units, as against 31,879 units during June 2019. Total tractor sales (Domestic + Exports) during Ju...Read more

Taranis partners with UPL for sugarcane field analysis in Brazil

Taranis has announced its agreement with UPL Ltd., a multinational agrochemical company and one of the five largest agricultural solutions companies worldwide, for exclusive monitoring of UPL’s sugarcane acreage across Brazil. Through its unique FLY UP program, Taranis will scout and analyse sugarcane fields...Read more

PepsiCo join hands with Corteva for sequencing of the full oat genome  

    PepsiCo and Corteva Agriscience had announced the first-ever sequencing of the full oat genome for use in open-source applications. This work was completed in just four months thanks to a collaborative effort between academia, government and the private sector, and will advance the resiliency of at...Read more

AgBiome secures patent protection for new ‘Connate product ‘  

     AgBiome announced a recent patent directed toward the Connate product line granted in the United States, further strengthening AgBiome’s IP Protection around novel product offerings. Connate products, currently in development, have the same biological component such as Howler fungicide ...Read more

CNH Industrial delivers over 360 units to Uzbekistan to support cotton harvest  

    CNH Industrial’s global agriculture and construction equipment brands Case IH, CASE Construction Equipment and New Holland Agriculture are in the process of executing an important delivery during these exceptional times.  From the start of the COVID-19 pandemic, CNH Industrial and its b...Read more

FMC Corporation ties up with Cyclica Inc to improve research efficiency

FMC Corporation has entered into a collaboration with Cyclica Inc to accelerate and improve the efficiency of discovering new crop protection chemistry. This is among the first of several new technology collaborations and approaches that FMC is pursuing to expand its research of novel active ingredients that prote...Read more

Corteva Agriscience acquires PhytoGen Seed Company

 Corteva, Inc. announced that the company has signed an agreement with J.G. Boswell Company to purchase its ownership interest in PhytoGen Seed Company, LLC – a joint venture between the two companies.  PhytoGen Seed Company, LLC was formed to focus on the U.S. cotton seed industry. With a 53.5% s...Read more

Farmhannong launches TODOMEBAS MF herbicide in Japan  

   New Premix formulation “TODOMEBAS MF” liquid containing Farmhannong’s Metamifop launched in Japan.  The third-generation product, “TODOMEBAS MF” liquid, made by Farmhannong’s original molecule Metamifop, was launched in Japan by Farmhannong’s partner, Ka...Read more

NFL launches mobile soil testing labs facility for farmers

The state-owned producer of chemical fertilisers, organic fertilisers and industrial chemicals, the National Fertilisers Limited have launched five mobile Soil Testing Soil Labs that will provide door to door soil testing for the farmers. The facility will be provided free of cost to the farmers. The service was ...Read more