Amul registers Rs 53000 Cr turnover

Amul cooperative movement has marked its 75th anniversary, by crossing group turnover of Rs 53,000 crores (or $7.1 billion). In the year 2020-21, the milk procurement of all member unions under Gujarat Cooperative Milk Marketing Federation (Amul Federation), registered 14 per cent growth in 2021, over the previous...Read more

Bayer & GIZ to strengthen apple value chain in India

In order to facilitate the modernisation of India’s apple value chain, Bayer CropScience Limited is partnering with the Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH for a three-year collaborative project. Bayer and GIZ have already worked together from 2015 to 2018 in the AVID proj...Read more

70 lakh West Bengal farmers deprived of Kisan Samman Nidhi: PM 

The Prime Minister,  Narendra Modi  has released the 7th instalment of financial benefit under PM Kisan Samman Nidhi through video conference on December 28, 2020. The PM also interacted with farmers from Arunachal Pradesh, Odisha, Haryana, Tamil Nadu, Uttar Pradesh, Maharashtra, and Madhya Pradesh. Farm...Read more

BizVibe expands profiles to help users find trusted suppliers

BizVibe, based out of Toronto, Bangalore, and London is continuing to expand the number of companies that can be discovered and tracked within their fruit and tree nut farming category offering. It wil further help users to browse company profiles, allowing them to discover 800+ fruit and tree nut farming com...Read more

ARI discovers tough new species of Muraingrass

A new species of Indian Muraingrasses known for their ecological and economic importance, such as fodder, have been spotted by scientists in Goa in the Western Ghats, one of the four global biodiversity hotspots of India. The species has adapted to survive harsh conditions, low nutrient availability, and blossoms ...Read more

ICAR holds orientation program on enhanced utilization of agri knowledge research

The Indian Council of Agricultural Research (ICAR)-Directorate of Knowledge Management in Agriculture and Informatics Publishing Ltd, on December 9, 2020, organized a one-day ‘National Ambassador and Users Orientation Program on enhanced utilization of agricultural knowledge research in the country...Read more

Japan exempts Indian Black Tiger shrimps from import inspection

Japan has completely lifted inspection of Indian ‘Black Tiger’ shrimps after export consignments of this delectable prawn variety were found totally free from any residue of synthetic antibacterial drug furazolidone, state-run Marine Products Export Development Authority (MPEDA) said on Wednesday. Blac...Read more

SPIC launches first model fertiliser retail shop in Kerala

Southern Petrochemicals Industries Corporation Limited (SPIC), one of India's pioneers and leading agri-nutrient and fertiliser companies also a part of AM International, recently inaugurated a model fertiliser retail shop (MFRS) in Chettukuzhy, Idukki district, Kerala. SPIC is the first private fertiliser compan...Read more

Agri startup secures Rs 1.1 M in Series A funding round

Founded in 2020 by Hiren Kachariya, the Gujarat based ‘Virtual Mandi’ has collaborated with more than 1500 farmers within two months of its launch and has been able to help the farmers by providing them an online platform to sell their produce to agri-business firms, international exporte...Read more

FAO honors ICAR-IISS with King Bhumibol World Soil Day 2020 Award

The Indian Council of Agricultural Research-Indian Institute of Soil Science (ICAR-IISS), Bhopal, Madhya Pradesh, has been awarded the prestigious King Bhumibol World Soil Day 2020 Award by the Food and Agricultural Organisation (FAO) on its World Soil Day 2020 function. This international recognition is in view ...Read more

Sonalika Tractors registers 71% domestic growth in Nov

Sonalika Tractors, one of India’s leading tractor manufacturers and the No.1 Exports brand in the country, is thankful to the farmers across the globe for their trust and confidence shown month on month during FY’21 in the company’s technologically advanced, customised product portfolio. The und...Read more

Solarisation of Grid Connected agriculture pumps receive Central & State subsidy

Ministry of New and Renewable (MNRE), after consultation with state governments, has decided to issue Guidelines for Implementation of Feeder Level Solarisation under Component-C of PM-KUSUM Scheme. Approved by the Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs last year, the Scheme consists of three components. The Compon...Read more