Farmmi announces strategic investment with Sigma Holding

Farmmi, Inc., an agriculture products supplier in China, recently announced its entry into a strategic investment and cooperation agreement, through its subsidiary Farmmi (Hangzhou) Enterprise Management Co., Ltd., with Sigma Holding (Hangzhou) Co., Ltd. (Sigma), and Hangzhou Xuyue Interactive Culture and Med...Read more

United Nations WPF, Cargill to provide risk management skills to farmers in China

The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) and the global agribusiness company Cargill have jointly launched the Holistic Agriculture Risk Management Project, a three-year pilot initiative in Songyuan, Jilin province of China. Cargill contributes $1 million to WFP to reduce and mitigate the risks that corn farm...Read more

ADAMA acquires majority stake in Huifeng Bio Agriculture in China 

  ADAMA Ltd. and Jiangsu Huifeng Bio Agriculture Co., Ltd recently reported that they have completed the second and final phase of their previously announced transaction. In this phase, ADAMA has closed the acquisition of a 51 per cent stake in Huifeng's key crop protection synthesis and formulation faciliti...Read more

Farmmi to develop agricultural supply chain in China

Farmmi, Inc., an agriculture products supplier in China, has announced the establishment of Zhejiang Farmmi Agricultural Supply Chain Co., Ltd. Leveraging more than two decades of experience in China's agriculture industry, Farmmi plans to build on its core business of high-quality agricultural...Read more

Origin Agritech completes final trial of GMO corn hybrid varieties

 Origin Agritech Ltd., an agriculture technology company, has recently announced progresses in official government trial of GMO corn hybrid varieties. One herbicide resistant (Gt) variety has completed its final trial and is pending final approval.  Under the agricultural regulations in China, both...Read more

Chinese agri platform intensifies digitalization efforts

Pinduoduo Inc., China’s largest agricultural platform, is deepening its efforts to transform the way food is grown, transported, and sold by connecting millions of farmers directly to consumers. Pinduoduo has been able to aggregate demand and generate large volumes of orders for farmers by making recom...Read more

Syngenta Group reports strong growth in Q1 2021  

Syngenta Group Co., Ltd.  has reported strong results for the first quarter of 2021. First quarter sales were $7.1 billion, up 20 percent compared to Q1 2020. This corresponds to a growth of 18 percent at constant exchange rates (CER). First-quarter EBITDA increased 19 percent (29 percent at CER) to $1.5 bill...Read more

Plant-wearable sensors reveal watermelons grow faster at night

Recently, a wearable electronic sensor for plants has been jointly developed by LIU Xiangjiang and YING Yibin from the College of Biosystems Engineering and Food Science, WANG Xiaozhi from the College of Information Science and Electronic Engineering, and HU Zhongy...Read more

ADAMA Ltd records robust Q4 FY2020 growth

ADAMA Ltd. has reported its financial results for the fourth quarter and the full-year period ended December 31, 2020. Commenting on the results, Erik Fyrwald, Chairman of ADAMA's Board of Directors, said, "ADAMA ended 2020 on an extremely strong note, delivering a record fourth quarter, driving growth over the fu...Read more

Origin Agritech, DBN partners to develop GMO corn hybrids

Origin Agritech Ltd., an agriculture technology company, recently announced that it has entered into a collaboration agreement with Beijing Dabeinong Technology Group Co., Ltd. (DBN) for the development of commercial GMO corn hybrids. Under the terms of the agreement, the parties will collaborate on the...Read more

Origin Agritech deploys Gene Editing Technology to create new corn traits  

Headquartered in Zhong-Guan-Cun (ZGC) Life Science Park in Beijing , China, Origin Agritech Ltd., an agriculture technology company, has announced that it has successfully utilised gene editing technology to create new corn traits. Gene editing refers to editing DNA strands by introducing cuts into the DNA strands...Read more

Syngenta Group China to build world-class agrotech science hub, R&D centre in Nanjing  

  Syngenta Group China has announced it has entered into an agreement with the National Innovation Centre for Modern Agri-technology (Nanjing) to build a new world-class innovation centre in Nanjing’s Pukou District. It will be Syngenta Group’s most advanced global innovation research and develop...Read more