Agri Innovation - Empowerment Through Knowledge

These apps support organizations to increase their impact.The apps are built from a farmer perspective with practical advice that is easily applicable to their crops. Data is gathered and used to make predictions and support management decisions of farmers and affiliated companies. Customized advices on cultivati...Read more

Agritech Platform Safal Fasal launched in India to Improve Farmer Livelihoods

In a bid to resolve farmer woes and create supply chain efficiency in agriculture, global fintech solution provider BPC has launched Safal Fasal, a digital platform that gives small and marginal farmers greater access to finance, technology, markets, and risk-management tools. The launch event in Lucknow witnessed...Read more

Indian start up Blue Sky Analytics wins ' ESA Space Oscar’  

  Blue Sky Analytics, a Gurgaon based start-up  is working in using  satellite data to solve environmental problems has won an international prize for its AI based tool to measure and monitor farm fires and stubble burning across India. Every year, a huge amount of  crop residue are burnt...Read more

IBM introduces GRAF forecasting system for agri-industry and farmers

    IBM has introduced a global high-resolution atmospheric forecasting system - IBM GRAF (Global High-Resolution Atmospheric Forecasting System) saying that more accurate weather prediction can help governments & companies significantly improve their operations.  A study by IBM & The Wea...Read more

The AI market in agriculture is expected to grow a CAGR of over 21.52% by 2024

  Key Highlights  Driverless Tractors  According to latest reports by, driverless tractor is trending in market as these tractor can steer automatically using GPS-based technology, lift tools from the ground, recognize the boundaries of a farm, and can be operated remot...Read more

Multi-pronged strategy for farm resurgence

India ranks third in world agricultural output after USA and China. We have come a long way from the ’ship-to-mouth’ existence of the 1960s. We are the world’s largest producer of milk; and the second largest producer of rice, wheat, sugar, cotton and fruits & vegetables. Today, India is an e...Read more

New Holland launches FarmMate app in Middle east

    FarmMate, the digital app specifically designed for farmers is now available in Africa and the Middle East with updated product information, agronomic advice and New Holland news tailored to the market.  The digital application from New Holland Agriculture, FarmMate, was developed by the bran...Read more

BASF presents xarvio™ Digital Farming Solutions

Agriculture is facing major challenges worldwide: In some regions, demand for food and feed is growing rapidly, while in others conditions for production are not satisfactory. In Germany and other European countries, sustainability and transparency are in the public focus. In response to these challenges, xarvio&t...Read more

Singapore engineers invents smartphone device that detects harmful algae

 This invention can generate test results on-site, and findings can be reported in real-time using the smartphone’s wireless communications capabilities. This technological breakthrough could play a big role in preventing the spread of harmful microorganisms in aquatic environments, which could threate...Read more

ICAR launches online Journal of Sugarcane Research

  Dr. Singh stated that such initiative is the need of the hour as it helps in increasing the number of readers and therefore, the citations. He also underlined that the citations of papers published in the Indian Journal of Animal Sciences and Indian Journal of Agricultural Sciences has considerably increas...Read more

INCOIS launches satellite-based advisory service for deep sea fishermen

The new service was launched by Dr Harsh Vardhan, the minister for science and technology and earth sciences At present, fishermen get advisories, forecasts and early warnings through a wide range of dissemination mechanisms such as Potential Fishing Zones (PFZ) advisories, ocean state forecasts, high wave alerts...Read more

Rubber Board launches app for collection of Natural Rubber prices

  The Rubber Board launched a new mobile application ‘Rubber Trade Info’ to collect natural rubber (NR) price daily. The aim of the Rubber Board is to upgrade the present price collection system and to increase the data source. The strengthening of data source will increase the precision of price...Read more