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

Plant & Equipment launches new category for Ag equipment

Dubai based Plant & Equipment announced the launching of a new industry category, Agricultural Equipment, on its online marketplace. This new section would help farmers find adequate farm equipment such as tractors, mowers, harvesters, and many more farm machinery at the right price.   Off the company&r...Read more

Gujarat based DFV introduces Farm to Fork traceability for Banana  

     Happy Banana, the fruit brand from Gujarat based Desai Fruits Venture Pvt Ltd (DFV), has started deploying the QR code solution Farm Trace on the fruit that will help consumers track the journey of the fruit-with the details & the location of the farm where it was grown & the ripening...Read more

Global IoT adoption in agriculture to hit 14.7%: Report

In a report by Allied Market Research, ‘Internet of Things (IoT) in Agriculture by System and Application: Global Opportunity Analysis and Industry Forecast, 2018-2025’, the firm revealed that the global IoT in agriculture market is expected to generate $48,714 million by 2025, growing at a compound an...Read more

PMFAI to host ICSCE 2020 on 3D virtual platform  

    International Crop-Science Conference & Exhibition (ICSCE) is an exclusive agri- input trade show in India, organised by Pesticides Manufacturers & Formulators Association of India (PMFAI). PMFAI’s ICSCE 2020 is moving this year from Physical to 3d Virtual Platform- an experience of i...Read more

Syngenta & NK Seeds launches digital platform to empower farmers

Data empowers farmers to make more informed decisions in their day-to-day lives. To help them further maximize profit potential through data-driven seed recommendations, Syngenta and NK Seeds have launched the Cropwise Seed Selector.  The Cropwise brand is the latest example of how Syngenta is accelerating i...Read more

Haryana deploys over 1,500 agriculture officials to verify bajra crop data

In order to ensure timely verification of bajra crop data, the Haryana agriculture department has recently deputed over 1,500 officials in all districts. About 7 lakh farmers have so far registered 38.88 lakh acres on the ‘Meri Fasal Mera Byora’ (MFMB) portal. Additional chief secretary, agriculture, S...Read more

AI could help tackle 'Powdery Mildew' in squash: Research 

Researchers at the University of Florida (UF) are deploying smart technology against powdery mildew, a notorious plant disease that reduces yields. In a new study, scientists used a sensing system attached to drones to collect spectral data of powdery mildew on summer squash in the fields and labs of the UF and In...Read more

Dairy-tech startup Stellapps expands digital solutions

The Dairy Tech Startup Stellapps has announced the expansion of its digital solutions even amidst the slowdown created by the COVID-19 pandemic. The company has fulfilled the orders in Tamil Nadu worth Rs 20 crores in just four weeks covering more than 1200 villages in the state. They have also covered 700 plus vi...Read more

Bionema launches BioProtection digital, classroom and bespoke training courses

Bionema, a UK based BioProtection (Biopesticide) technology developer, has launched digital, classroom and bespoke training courses to educate end-users, distributors and consultants on the effective use of BioProtection products as an alternative to chemical pest control. BioProtection products are being develop...Read more

DMCC launches block chain based e-marketplace

Dubai Multi Commodities Centre (DMCC), a global free zone and Government of Dubai Authority on commodities trade and enterprise has launched Agriota e-marketplace, a technology-driven agri-commodity trading and sourcing platform in partnership with India's CropData Technology.  The e-marketplace uses block...Read more

ICICI Bank to use innovative technology to assess credit worthiness of farmers

Private sector lender ICICI Bank will use satellite data—imagery from Earth observation satellites—to assess credit worthiness of its customers belonging to the farm sector.  “This use of innovative technology helps farmers with existing credit to enhance their eligibility, while new-to-cre...Read more