Pune based agritech Agri10x, gears up to set new records  

   Pune-based agtech major Agri10x is expected to clock a whopping GMV of INR 100 crore by December 2021, making it not just one of the fastest growing agtech companies globally, but also rightfully earning the title of the 'Alibaba of Agriculture'. Agri10x is the world's first Artificial Intelligence ...Read more


BlockApps, Bayer jointly launches blockchain network “TraceHarvest”  

       BlockApps, the leading enterprise block chain platform provider, announced the launch of the TraceHarvest Network which is transforming the way agricultural products are managed. The new block chain- powered business network was developed in collaboration with Bayer, the leading techn...Read more


IFFCO Bazar partners with SBI YONO Krishi App  

      www.iffcobazar.in, the e-commerce arm of IFFCO has announced its integration with the SBI YONO Krishi, which is the dedicated portal catering to the farmer’s needs. This will insure that a wide variety of agriculture products are made accessible to lakhs of Indian Farmers. Hassle free...Read more


ICAR-CSSRI conducts webinar on 'Agriculture in saline environment'

An International Salinity Webinar on 'Resilient Agriculture in Saline Environments under Changing Climate' was organized by Indian Council of Agricultural Research-Central Soil Salinity Research Institute (ICAR-CSSRI), Karnal, Haryana in collaboration with the International Centre for Biosaline Agriculture (ICBA) ...Read more


Mahindra & Mahindra launches Krish-e centres in Telangana and Andhra Pradesh.  

  Mahindra & Mahindra Ltd.'s Farm Equipment Sector (FES) has launched six Krish-e centres in Telangana and Andhra Pradesh.  These e- centres are opened in Mahbubnagar, Miryalaguda and Kamareddy towns in Telangana and Tadepalligudem, Nandyal and Tenali in Andhra Pradesh. These centres are a part...Read more


New app to provide timely guidance on agrochemical use for potato farmers

Developing late-blight resistant potatoes has long been a priority for breeders, and hundreds of resistant varieties have been released in the past century. However, because of the pathogen’s ability to evolve ways to overcome the resistance of widely cultivated varieties, farmers still need to apply fungici...Read more


The Covid pushes digitization in agriculture  

  One of the biggest discoveries of our times, the internet is one of the main catalysts of continuing life as we know it despite the pandemic. That is true for agriculture as well, a sector that is labour-intensive and requires a great deal of in-person communication. Despite the push in the past decade, di...Read more


Assam Govt launches ‘Kisan Rath’ app to promote buyer-seller network

Assam Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal launched a mobile app to facilitate timely sale of agriculture products, particularly fruits and vegetables, by promoting buyer-seller network. Sonowal said that the ''Kisan Rath'' app, developed by the National Informatics Centre (NIC), would be a new vehicle for boosting ...Read more


CGIAR to hold mega ‘Big Data in Agriculture’ event

From October 19 to 23, 2020, the Consortium of International Agricultural Research Centers (CGIAR) will conduct a virtual and global convention ‘Digital Dynamism for Adaptive Food Systems’. The event will examine food system resilience and highlight how digital tools and technologies can help us sense,...Read more


Lithuania organizes international 'HACK Agrifood’20'  

    For the first time in history, a 2-month online international hackathon HACK AgriFood'20 is being organized. HACK AgriFood'20 is aimed at helping the agriculture and food sectors to overcome ongoing problems and to address the challenges posed by the COVID-19 crisis. After the hackathon, its partic...Read more


UPL leverages Qlik’s data analytics platform to drive business strategy  

      Delhi, based Qlik® announced that UPL Ltd. (formerly United Phosphorus Limited) is leveraging Qlik’s data analytics platform to empower and inform business users across its organization. The Indian multinational has been working closely with Qlik to streamline its data operations ...Read more


ADAMA & Pessl Instruments launches crop disease prediction app  

  ADAMA Ltd., a leading global crop protection company, today announced it has signed a global partnership with Pessl Instruments, providing ADAMA unlimited access to its vast portfolio of disease models for dozens of key crops around the world. Pessl, a leader in the development and distribution of hardwar...Read more