BASF India posts net loss of Rs 29 cr in Q1 FY21  

  BASF India on Thursday reported widening of its net loss to Rs 29.15 crore in the first quarter of current fiscal due to higher expenses. The company had posted a net loss of Rs 8.2 crore in the same quarter of previous fiscal, it said in a regulatory filing. Net revenue rose to Rs 1,769.7 crore in April-...Read more

Bayer provides 170,000 litres of insecticide to Kenya and Uganda for locust control  

    Farmers in Kenya and Uganda currently fighting a devastating locust invasion and looming food security crisis are receiving help from Bayer thanks to a donation of 170,000 litres of Decis ULV insecticide. 120,000 litres will be shipped to Kenya and 50,000 litres have already been shipped to Uganda....Read more

Best Agrolife Ltd aims to achieve Rs 1517 cr turnover by FY22  

 Best Agrolife Ltd, a leading global player in agrochemicals sector and one of India's largest manufacturers of agro-inputs, is aiming to achieve Rs 1517 crore turnover by FY2022 along with the net profit of over Rs 677 crore. The company has in place its long term financial priorities which have a three-dim...Read more

Bayer Group reports stellar performance despite pandemic

Germany based Bayer Group’s businesses reported solid performance in the second quarter of 2020 despite the COVID-19 pandemic especially in their agricultural business which raised sales by 3.2 percent (Fx & portfolio adj.) to 4.802 billion euros.  The company which raised earnings before interest,...Read more

RCF crosses Rs 200 Cr in sales in FY 20-21

 Rashtriya Chemicals and Fertilizers Ltd (RCF), a Public Sector Undertaking(PSU) under the Ministry of Chemicals and Fertilizers has crossed the milestone of Rs 200 Crore in sales of its Industrial Products in the current Financial year 2020-21 up to 27th July 2020. Despite the COVID-19 situation, ...Read more

FICCI-CropLife releases technical paper on ‘Drone Usage for Agrochemical Spraying’  

FICCI-CropLife jointly released technical paper on ‘Drone Usage for Agrochemical Spraying’. It highlights the application of agrochemical spraying via drones in India, the benefits and potential risk and mitigation strategy around it. The report was released at a FICCI webinar ‘Drones Appli...Read more

Dhanuka Agritech Ltd appoints Siraj Azmat Chaudhry as an additional director  

      The Board of Directors of Dhanuka Agritech Ltd in its meeting has approved the appointment of Siraj Azmat Chaudhry as an Additional Director under Independent Category.  Siraj Azmat Chaudhry has been appointed as an Additional Director under the category of Independent Director of the...Read more

Dhanuka Agritech posts consolidated profit increases by 252% in FY20-21  

    Dhanuka Agritech announced that its consolidated net sales in Q1FY21 stood at Rs373.85cr, which is increased by 70.72 per cent yoy from Rs218.98cr in Q1FY20. The net profit in Q1FY21 came in at Rs 51.79cr that increased by 252.89 per cent, as compared to Q1FY20, when it reported Rs14.67cr. The net...Read more

HIL, India supplies 20.60 MT of DDT to South Africa

Hindustan Insecticides Limited, (HIL), India has supplied 20.60 Metric tonne of DDT 75 % WP to South Africa for their Malaria control program on July 20, 2020. HIL, India is  a PSU under the Ministry of Chemicals and Fertilizers and the sole manufacturer of DDT globally.  The Department of Health, South...Read more

UPL North America announces key leadership changes

UPL announces key leadership changes for the North American region as the company continues to focus on its mission to make every single food product more sustainable. Craig Brekkas, formerly Head of Canada, has been promoted to Head of North America for UPL. He replaces Vicente Gongora, who takes on a new role as...Read more

RCF launches Iso Propyl Alcohol Based hand sanitizer

 Rashtriya Chemicals and Fertilizers Limited (RCF ) a PSU under the Ministry of Chemicals and Fertilizers has launched 'RCF SAFEROLA' a Iso Propyl Alcohol (IPA) Based hand sanitizer gel which also contains aloe vera extract and Vitamin E.  RCF's hand sanitizer comes in fresh lime fragrance and will be p...Read more

Praj Industries forays into renewable chemicals and materials  

  Praj Industries announced that it is developing technologies to produce bio-based Renewable Chemicals and Materials (RCM). RCM produced from bio based feedstocks are sustainable alternatives to products made from fossil resources. The company has a Bio-Mobility platform which promotes the use of renewable ...Read more