NFL launches mobile soil testing labs facility for farmers

The state-owned producer of chemical fertilisers, organic fertilisers and industrial chemicals, the National Fertilisers Limited have launched five mobile Soil Testing Soil Labs that will provide door to door soil testing for the farmers. The facility will be provided free of cost to the farmers. The service was ...Read more

PGPR working its way out in agriculture

Several bacterial species which are found in the plant rhizosphere, at root surfaces or in association with roots, can improve the quality of plant growth directly or indirectly, are known as ‘Plant Growth Promoting Rhizobacteria’ (PGPR). It effects plant growth by production of phytohormones like Indo...Read more

 Jharkhand Govt to offer 90% subsidy on seeds and fertilizer for Kharif crops  

    In midst of the nationwide lockdown, the government has initiated different relief measures for the farmers keeping in mind the current crisis and upcoming Kharif Season. Moreover, the government of Jharkhand announced that the farmers will be given a subsidy up to 90 per cent on the purchase of se...Read more

GPS is looking for partnership with Indian pulses industry to grow consumption and cultivation : Cindy Brown

Global Pulse Confederation (GPC) – the world wide body of the pulses value chain is looking to partner with various stakeholders in the pulses industry in India to grow both consumption and cultivation of pulses in the country, said Cindy Brown president of GPC. Brown was speaking in the Pulses Conclave 2020...Read more

Mahyco starts state-of-the-art kitchen for school mid-day meals in Jalna

Jalna, Maharashtra: Governor of Maharashtra, Bhagat Singh Koshyari recently inaugurated the ‘Padma Bhushan Dr Badrinarayan Barwale Centralized Kitchen’ at the Golden Jubilee School campus in Maharashtra’s Jalna district.  The Honorable Governor served Teethi Bhoj to all the school children ...Read more

IFFCO launches Nano technology based products

  IFFCO has launched its ‘Nano-technology’ based products such as Nano nitrogen, Nano zinc & Nano copper for on-field trials in order to reduce the use of chemical fertilisers and increase farmers’ income. IFFCO mentioned in the statement that these environment-friendly products have b...Read more

BASF launches herbicide to fight resistant Phalaris weed in wheat

  BASF launched Zidua®, a new pre-emergent herbicide for wheat, which offers farmers a much-needed solution for controlling one of the most problematic weeds in their fields – Phalaris.Its unique mode of action delivers superior management of resistant Phalaris. It offers fast and long-lasting cont...Read more

ICAR organises 10th National Seed Congress- 2019

Sanjay Agarwal, Secretary, Department of Agriculture, Cooperation & Farmers’ Welfare, Ministry of Agriculture & Farmers’ Welfare, and Government of India inaugurated the 10th National Seed Congress - 2019 at Dr. B.P. Pal Auditorium, ICAR-Indian Agricultural Research Institute in Pusa, New Delh...Read more

NFL achieves record breaking sales of fertilizers

  “Breaking all previous records, the NFL has achieved 27 lakh tonnes of fertilizer sales during the Kharif 2019 (April -September) season, which is 25 per cent higher than the year-ago period,” the NFL said in a statement. Sale of urea increased 20 per cent while that of di-ammonium phosphate (...Read more

IFFCO retains top position in Fertilisers and Agro-Chemicals

  IFFCO Managing Director has announced that the company’s achievement was greeted by a barrage of congratulatory messages. The company has proved it again that from domestic soils to the international platform it remains unassailable by its competitors. UPL & National Fertilizer stood at second an...Read more

FarmHannong launched herbicide Critel in India

The special qualities of Critel®’are such as ‘extremely low’ pytotoxicity and powerful result through its definitive selectivity on rice. Especially, the product can control Echinochloa crus-galli even with 5 leaf stage as well as Leptochloa chinensis, which are resistant to most exiting herb...Read more