IIT Ropar develops IoT device for safe transportation of perishable products

Indian Institute of Technology, Ropar (IIT Ropar) in Punjab has recently developed a first-of-its-kind IoT device – AmbiTag that records real-time ambient temperature during the transportation of perishable products such as meat, dairy etc, among others. That recorded temperature further helps to know wheth...Read more

AGCO inks PoC collaboration pact with Bosch, BASF & Raven

AGCO, a global leader in the design, manufacture, and distribution of agricultural machinery and precision ag technology, announced it has entered into a proof of concept (PoC) collaboration agreement with Robert Bosch GmbH, BASF Digital Farming and Raven Industries Inc., with the objective of evaluating targ...Read more

Himachal farmer develops an innovative self-pollinating apple variety

A farmer from Himachal Pradesh has developed an innovative self-pollinating apple variety that does not require long chilling hours for flowering and fruit setting. This has spread to plain, tropical, and subtropical areas in various parts of India, where the temperature is as high as40 -45 ºC during summer. ...Read more

BASF Digital Farming, Pessl collaborates for pest recognition in fruits  

  BASF Digital Farming and Pessl Instruments have signed an agreement to collaborate globally on R&D activities to improve pest management in fruits and vegetables and thus boost the production. The collaboration will pair the unique hardware and software capabilities of Pessl, specifically its auto...Read more

India & Israel signs work program to develop agriculture cooperation 

Taking forward the ever-growing partnership in agriculture between Israel and India, the two governments have agreed to enhance their cooperation in agriculture and signed a three-year work program agreement for development in Agriculture cooperation, while affirming the ever-growing bilateral partnership and reco...Read more

Praj develops tech to produce Bio-bitumen based on lignin

 Praj Industries India’s most accomplished industrial biotech company has achieved yet another milestone by developing innovative technology to produce Bio-bitumen based on lignin. The Netherlands-based Circular Biobased Delta, one of Europe’s premier consortia to promote bioeconomy, has approved ...Read more

Inari, Beck announces R&D collaboration for Gene Editing innovation  

Inari, the SEEDesign ™ Company, and Beck's, the largest family-owned, retail seed company and the third largest seed brand in the United States, have announced a business and R&D collaboration – reinforcing their respective missions to provide more diverse, sustainable and competitive choices for f...Read more

Bayer launches ToBRFV resistant tomato varieties

Bayer announced today the commercial availability of tomato varieties bred to help growers address the challenges of Tomato Brown Rugose Fruit Virus (ToBRFV). These include a grape tomato, pink beef, beefs and Roma-type tomatoes, offering strong Intermediate Resistance (IR) to both leaf and fruit symptoms of ToBRF...Read more

Corteva and Bejo inks pact on Genome Editing for agricultural use     

 Dutch vegetable seed breeder Bejo has entered into a non-exclusive research and commercial license agreement with global agriculture company Corteva Agriscience and the Broad Institute of MIT and Harvard, a U.S.-based biomedical and genomic research centre. Through the agreement, Bejo will access CRISPR-Cas...Read more

Climate change threatens one-third of global food production: study  

 Climate change is known to negatively affect agriculture and livestock, but there has been little scientific knowledge on which regions of the planet would be touched or what the biggest risks may be. New research led by Aalto University assesses just how global food production will be affected if greenhouse...Read more

MPEDA-RCGA's  mud crab hatchery tech grants patent

  MPEDA-RGCA''s mud crab hatchery technology, has been granted patent by the Controller General of Patent, Design and Trade Marks, Government of India, for 20 years from 2011 to 2030.The hatchery technology for mud crab (scientific name Scylla serrata), a much in demand species in South East Asian countr...Read more

Demand of sulfur fertilizer to rise by 2031: Report

A recent report by Fact.MR suggests that global sulfur fertilizer projects a steady growth over the forecast period of 2021 and 2031. Rising demand for sulfur fertilizer in various applications such as cereals and grains, fruits and vegetables, and advancements in agriculture industry is fuelling the sales. D...Read more