Bayer launches new Roundup PowerMAX 3 herbicide

US-based Bayer Crop Science has recently announced the launch of its new Roundup PowerMAX 3 Herbicide in its Roundup Brand Agricultural Herbicides group. New Roundup PowerMAX 3 Herbicide contains a unique surfactant blend with a higher concentration of glyphosate per gallon, allowing farmers to spr...Read more

Stable policy environment will nurture innovations & help Indian farmers: Govt

CropLife India a leading association of 15 R&D driven crop science companies recently organized its 40th Annual General Meeting, which witnessed the congregation of Minister of State for Agriculture, senior Government officials, experts and industry experts on the cause of supporting the farmer. The Open Hous...Read more

BASF sales declined by 5% in the Q3 FY 2020  

      BASF has released preliminary figures for the third quarter of 2020. Sales declined by 5% in the third quarter of 2020 to €13,812 million (Q3 2019: €14,556 million). This was mainly driven by negative currency effects.   The BASF Group’s operating business performed b...Read more

Dhanuka join hands with Gramophone for providing crop solutions

Agrochemical Company Dhanuka Agritech announced that it has partnered with intelligent farming platform Gramophone to provide crop solutions to farmers.  Under this partnership, Dhanuka will provide its agronomy expertise and world-class technology on the Gramophone platform for farmers to get direct and eas...Read more

BASF acquires proprietary technology for L-glufosinate ammonium

BASF SE is a German multinational chemical company and the largest chemical producer in the world. BASF has recently acquired the proprietary Glu-L™ technology for L-glufosinate ammonium from AgriMetis™, an industry leader for the development of biotechnological innovations for crop protection. With th...Read more

Centre to focus on Specialty Chemicals production in India

D V Sadananda Gowda, Union Minister of Chemicals and Fertilizers said via a virtual event, that it was a good time to invest in India when the government was focusing on self-sufficiency in domestic production. Gowda was addressing a webinar on 'Specialty Chemical' Organized by Department of Chemicals and Petroche...Read more

AMVAC® release new products for weed control in corn

AMVAC®, an American Vanguard® company, is a diversified specialty and agricultural products company that develops and markets products for crop protection management, turf and ornamentals management, and public safety and animal health applications, which continues to innovate with SIMPAS™ has recent...Read more

Agrochem companies oppose doubling of Customs duty on pesticides formulation  

     CropLife India, an association of 15  research and development driven crop science companies in the country, has expressed concern at the recent proposed move of the government to double Customs duty on agrochemical formulations to 20 per cent. This would severely hurt the interests of t...Read more

India agrochemical market to grow fast with CAGR 8%

India agrochemical market to grow fast with an expected CAGR 8 %. Increasing population, decreasing per capita availability of arable land & focus on increasing agricultural yield are major factors driving India’s agrochemical market. Growing demand for food grain's, need for increased lan...Read more

Agro-chemical major PI Industries forays into Pharma

  Specialty chemical firm PI Industries is actively looking at the pharmaceutical sector as their next growth opportunity and to diversify from agrochemicals and technical textiles. They are seeing a surge in demand for intermediates or raw materials used for producing active pharmaceutical ingredients, foll...Read more

NACL Industries posts 293.66 % rise in net profit in Q1 FY21    

Nagarjuna Agrichem (NACL), a Nagarjuna Group company  announced its Q1FY21 results on Aug 26, 2020. The company reported consolidated net sales of Rs 252.02 crore in Q1FY21, which rose by 31.95 per cent YoY from Rs 190.99 crore in Q1FY20. The company posted EBITDA of Rs 18.16 crore in Q1FY21 that rose by 139...Read more

Insecticides (India) launches insecticide for Paddy and Cotton

Leading agrochemical manufacturer, Insecticides (India) Ltd. (IIL) has launched ‘Dominant’, a new systemic, third-generation neonicotinoid group of insecticides that will provide the control of brown plant hopper in paddy and sucking pests in Cotton. This is the first time that this technical and formu...Read more