BASF India suspends select manufacturing operations across country

Chemical maker BASF India recently said it has suspended manufacturing operations across the country except certain essential services.   In a regulatory filing, the company informed that "due to the global outbreak of coronavirus (COVID-19) and in compliance with the directives of the government of India/s...Read more

FBN reduces prices on agri-inputs by up to 15% in response to COVID-19  

    Farmers Business Network (FBNsm), the independent farmer-to-farmer network, recently announced a new program to support family farms amid market turbulence, as farmers enter their critical planting period.  Over the next four weeks, FBN will be extending a range of special pricing offers on m...Read more

CropLife India urges Govt to allow agrochemicals during Lockdown for COVID-19

CropLife India, an industry association of 16 R & D driven member crop science companies has urged the Government of India to allow Import, Manufacture, Distribution, Transportation, Storage and Sale of Agrochemicals under the lockdown or curfew conditions to support the continuity of food supply chain.  ...Read more

Zuari Agro shuts NPK plant due to non-availability of raw material

Leading fertiliser firm Zuari Agro Chemicals Ltd on Thursday said its NPK plant has been shut on account of non-availability of raw material. "NPK - a plant of the company has been shut down due to non-availability of raw material. "We will inform you once the plant operations resume," the company said in a BSE f...Read more

PI Industries completes acquisition of Isagro Asia

  PI Industries has recently  completed the process of acquiring Isagro (Asia) Agrochemicals Private Ltd from Isagro Spa and its affiliates. The deal was signed in October 2019. PI Industries is a leading name in the field of agro science and has an integrated approach towards agri sciences business...Read more

UPL acquires agrochemical company Laoting Yoloo Bio-technology Co., Ltd.

UPL Limited (“UPL”), through one of its subsidiaries at Hong Kong, has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire 100% shares of Yoloo (Laoting) Bio-technology Co.Ltd. (“Laoting Yoloo”), an agrochemical company based in Heibei Province, China, from Beijing YolooBio-Technology Corp., (&l...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