EPA, NMF&LB sign MoU on sustainable farming

The US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the New Mexico Farm & Livestock Bureau (NMF&LB) signed a three-year Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to expand joint activities supporting the agencies’ shared goal of well-managed, sustainable farms. The agreement is the first among states in EPA Reg...Read more

Cargill, HELM tie up to assist in reduced greenhouse gas emissions

Cargill and HELM are entering into a joint venture to help leading brands replace fossil-based chemistries with bio-based intermediates, enabling them to reduce their greenhouse gas emissions. As part of the agreement, both companies are investing a combined $300 million to build the first commercial-scale, renewa...Read more

BASF Digital Farming launches xarvio CONNECT for farmers

BASF Digital Farming has introduced xarvio CONNECT – a new portable hardware device that supports the fast, secure and seamless exchange of data between xarvio FIELD MANAGER and machinery terminals. The innovative solution is being trialled with selected farmers across Austria, France, Germany, Hungary, Pola...Read more

ADAMA’s novel formulation tech to deliver systemic movement in plants

ADAMA, a leading global crop protection company, is introducing a novel proprietary formulation technology that delivers improved penetration efficiency and excellent systemic movement in plants, resulting in higher efficacy in ADAMA’s prothioconazole-based products. ADAMA’s novel fungicide formulatio...Read more

Israeli start-up Imagindairy brings revolution in milking technology

Israel-based start-up Imagindairy is milking new technology to leave the cow out of the dairy equation. The company is creating true milk proteins that are indistinguishable from the real thing via a natural process of precision fermentation.   Imagindairy’s proprietary technology recreates nature-ide...Read more

BASF unveils seed brand name for hybrid wheat

BASF has launched its new brand name for hybrid wheat seeds, Ideltis. “Ideltis stands for our commitment to hybrid wheat and the transition of the wheat crop system in the long term,” said Vincent Gros, President, BASF Agricultural Solutions. “With Ideltis, we are unlocking the full potential of...Read more

GCMMF MD R S Sodhi elected to Board of International Dairy Federation

 Gujarat Cooperative Milk Marketing Federation Ltd (GCMMF) Managing Director R S Sodhi was unanimously elected to the Board of International Dairy Federation (IDF) in recent. Sodhi was elected during the IDF General Assembly. Indian National Committee of India had nominated R S Sodhi to the IDF which unanimo...Read more

ICL Group launches platform for agri-tech startups

ICL, a leading global speciality minerals and speciality chemicals company, has launched ICL Planet Startup Hub. The innovation platform is expected to help propel innovative food tech and agri-tech start-ups to the marketplace and to provide enterprises with an extensive network of support, including investm...Read more

Plant disease surveillance necessary to protect global food supply: Study

Plant diseases don’t stop at national borders and miles of oceans don’t prevent their spread, either. That’s why plant disease surveillance, improved detection systems, and global predictive disease modeling are necessary to mitigate future disease outbreaks and protect the global food supply, ac...Read more

FAO, WFP launch global consultation to transform agri-food systems

The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) and the World Food Programme (WFP) have recently launched an online public consultation to obtain inputs on how the UN agencies can collaborate in key areas in the coming years.   The consultation will feed into the operationalization of ...Read more

UNECE recognises Bayer- Better Life Farming partnership model

 Better Life Farming (BLF), Bayer’s multi-stakeholder global partnership model, received a commendation honour at the fifth edition of the United Nations Economic Cooperation and Integration (UNECE) International Public Private Partnerships (PPP’s) Forum as part of its 2021 Build Back Better Infra...Read more

FAO hosts global symposium on soil biodiversity

The Global Symposium on Soil Biodiversity hosted by the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) kicked off on April 19, 2021, with a call to preserve this vast community of living soil organisms and the vital ecosystem services they provide. Soils host more than 25 percent of the world's sup...Read more