IMD, ICMR to provide weather-based agro advisories in Goa

India Meteorological Department (IMD) in collaboration with ICAR has recently set up District Agro-Met Unit (DAMU) under Gramin Krishi Mausam Seva (GKMS) scheme to provide the weather-based information and agro-advisories needed for the taluka level farming community. The centre is located at KVK, ICAR-CCARI, Old ...Read more

ATUL posts consolidated net profit of Rs 165.94 Cr in Q1FY22

ATUL, an integrated chemical company, has recently posted its (Q1 FY 2021-22) - QoQ results. In the quarter, the company has reported a total income of Rs 1109.82 crores during the period ended June 30, 2021, as compared to Rs 1134.56 crores during the period ended March 31, 2021. The company has posted net profit...Read more

BCS receives grant to manufacture Trifloxystrobin in India

Best Crop Science (BCS), a manufacturer of agro-inputs, has announced that Central Insecticides Board & Registration Committee has granted registration for indigenous manufacturing of Trifloxystrobin Technical u/s 9(3). With this new addition, BCS shall become the first agrochemical industry to manufacture and...Read more

APEDA, DIHAR chalk out plan to boost agri export from Ladakh

The Agricultural and Processed Food Products Export Development Authority (APEDA) in association with the Defence Institute of High-Altitude Research (DIHAR) are working out a comprehensive plan of actions to boost exports of agricultural produce from Ladakh.Following a series of interactions held recently at Lada...Read more

Dhanuka Agritech launches novel herbicide TORNADO

Dhanuka Agritech has launched a novel herbicide for Indian farmers, TORNADO a comprehensive solution for weeds in oilseeds crops. The pan India launch of TORNADO will help farmers protect crops from unwanted weeds. TORNADO is a broad-spectrum herbicide for post-emergence control of Broadleaf & Narrow-leaf...Read more

Delhi HC grants interim injunction to FMC Corp against NATCO for patent infringement

FMC Corporation announced that the Delhi High Court has granted the company an interim injunction against NATCO Pharma. The interim injunction restrains Natco from manufacturing, using, distributing, advertising, exporting, offering to sell and/or selling any product which contains chlorantraniliprole, FMC's leadi...Read more

UPL launches new NPP business unit

UPL, a leader in sustainable agriculture products and solutions, has launched ‘NPP’ – Natural Plant Protection – a new global business unit housing UPL’s comprehensive portfolio of natural and biologically derived agricultural inputs and technologies.NPP will act as a stand-alone bran...Read more

Pixofarm, UPL partners to bring digital tech for apple farmers

UPL Ltd., a global provider of sustainable agriculture solutions, announced recently that it is partnering with Austrian company Pixofarm GmbH to bring exciting new digital technologies to apple farmers. Pixofarm and UPL will work together to expand grower access to Pixofarm’s technology to help improve effi...Read more

Rallis India appoints Subhra Gourisaria as CFO

Agrochemical major, Rallis India has announced that the board of Rallis India has appointed Subhra Gourisaria as the chief financial officer (CFO) and Key Managerial Personnel (KMP) of the company from 15 June 2021 on the superannuation of Ashish Mehta, the current CFO, from 14 June 2021. Gourisaria has over 17 y...Read more

Aragen Life Sciences partners with FMC Corporation

Hyderabad-headquartered Aragen Life Sciences has partnered with FMC Corporation. Through this collaboration, Aragen will support FMC’s global discovery and development needs, including discovery chemistry, discovery biology, and chemical process development.   The partnership is focussed on accelerati...Read more

UPL Ltd bags the Asian Sustainability Leadership Award  

      UPL Ltd., a global provider of sustainable agriculture products and solutions, has received the prestigious Asian Sustainability Leadership Award for Excellence in Sustainability Performance Management for displaying commendable commitment to sustainability. The Asian Leadership Awards (AL...Read more

UPL appoints Ashish Dobhal as Regional Director for India

Agro-chemical major UPL Ltd has recently announced that said it has appointed Ashish Dobhal as Regional Director for India.  Dobhal takes over from Sameer Tandon, who has now been appointed as Regional Director for ASEANZ (Australia, Southeast Asia and New Zealand), the company said in a statement. Dobhal wa...Read more