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

KVK, Nandurbar launches Vikas Bharti Community Radio Station for empowering farmers

Dr E Vayunandan, Vice-Chancellor, Yashwantrao Chavan Maharashtra Open University, Nashik, Maharashtra inaugurated the Vikas Bharti Community Radio Station (CRS) at KVK, Nandurbar, Maharashtra. In his inaugural address, Dr Vayunandan emphasised that the Community Radio Station will be an important means for empower...Read more

Seed-X collaborates with PETKUS for AI optical seed and grain sorting machines

Seed-X, which specialises in AI and deep-learning algorithms for profiling of seeds and grains, is working together with PETKUS, a leading global manufacturer of optical processing machines for the seed and grain sectors, to create the next generation of sorters designed to upgrade seed lots and set higher benchma...Read more

ESDS launches digital agro platform Famrut

ESDS Software Solution, a leading managed cloud service and end-to-end multi-cloud requirements provider, has launched its digital platform 'Famrut' at its Nashik Data Center.   The key objective of Famrut is to assist the farmers in extracting maximum yield and thereby revenue from thei...Read more

Union Minister of State for Agriculture unveils apps for orchid cultivation in Sikkim

Kailash Choudhary, Union Minister of State for Agriculture & Farmers’ Welfare during his recent visit to the ICAR-National Research Centre for Orchids, Pakyong, Sikkim emphasised on lab-to-land programmes to enable the state to emerge as an organic destination for tourists and consumers.   The min...Read more

SLCM unveils app for food grains

Agri logistics conglomerate Sohan Lal Commodity Management (SLCM) has officially launched the beta version of the quality check mobile application for agricultural commodities under its proprietary AgriReach umbrella. Initially introduced for wheat, which is a staple food grain in most parts of India, the app...Read more

Agri drones market size expected to reach $13.31 Bn by 2028

The Global Agriculture Drone Market is forecast to reach $13.31 billion by 2028, according to a new report by Reports and Data. Agriculture drones are unmanned aerial vehicles (UAV) primarily used to perform the survey of farms. This technology aids the agricultural decision in collecting information, storing it f...Read more

CropLife India's 41st AGM discuss various policies on agri sector

CropLife India recently organised its 41st Annual General Meeting & Open House, which witnessed the congregation of Minister of Agriculture and Farmers Welfare, Minister of State, Agriculture and Farmers Welfare; senior government officials, experts and industry captains on the cause of supporting the farmer. ...Read more

Over 11,000 stockholders declare pulses stock on Centre’s portal

At least 11635 stockholders have registered to declare 3097694.42 MT of stock of pulses on the official portal of the Department of Consumer Affairs as of September 20, 2021.   The Department of Consumer Affairs under the Ministry of Consumer Affairs, Food and Public Distribution is monitoring the retail an...Read more

Machine learning uncovers 'genes of importance' in agri: Study

According to a new study published in Nature Communications, machine learning can pinpoint "genes of importance" that help crops to grow with less fertiliser. It can also predict additional traits in plants and disease outcomes in animals, illustrating its applications beyond agriculture. Using genomic data ...Read more

VP calls for people-centric AI solutions in agri

The Vice President, M Venkaiah Naidu called for tapping the potential of revolutionary technologies like Artificial Intelligence (AI) to deliver benefits to the people and enhance the quality of life. In this regard, Naidu urged educational institutions, researchers, and developers to come out with practical AI so...Read more

Telangana govt signs MoU with Wingsure

Govt of Telangana has tied up with Wingsure, an insurtech venture spin-out of SRI International (formerly Stanford Research Institute) that leverages artificial intelligence and deep technology to protect farmers worldwide. As a part of the agreement, Wingsure will provide deep-tech-based personalised crop insuran...Read more