NFL, CII organizes training programme for cotton growers

National Fertilisers Limited (NFL) along with CCI organised a one day farmer’s training programme in Agriculture Research Centre , Shri Ganganagar, Rajasthan. A total number of 75 progressive farmers from Sri Ganganagar, Bikaner and Hanumangarh districts participated in the this programme. Agricultural Scie...Read more

India to lead global urea capacity additions by 2030: Report  

       According to the report of  GlobalData, a leading data and analytics company, the global urea capacity is poised to see considerable growth by 2030, potentially increasing from 218.21 million tonnes per annum (mtpa) in 2019 to 301.55 mtpa in 2030, registering a total growth of 38...Read more

Anuvia, ATP Nutrition launches the first bio-based granular fertilizer

US-based Anuvia Plant Nutrients has recently entered into a strategic relationship with ATP Nutrition to promote, sell and service Anuvia's SymTRX products in Canada. SymTRX is a bio-based granular fertilizer line (16-1-0-20S and 14-24-0-10S) engineered to increase nutrient availability to the plant while con...Read more

Ministry of Chemicals & Fertilizers holds review meeting with CMDs of fertilizers PSUs

Sadananda Gowda, Union Minister of Chemicals and Fertilizers, held a review  meeting with CMDs of fertilizers PSUs to take stock of performance of their PSUs as well as their preparedness for future.  The meeting was attended by Chhabilendra Roul, Secretary (Fertilizers) and Virendra Nath Datt, CMD, Nat...Read more

Fertilizer ministry launches home delivery of fertilizers for farmers

Indian chemicals & fertilizers minister DV Sadananda Gowda has recently announced the launch of POS 3.1 software, SMS gateway and home delivery facility of fertilizers (RBK) for farmers in Andhra Pradesh. DBT system was launched on 1 March 2018 on a pan India basis and this has been working very well since its...Read more

ICAR- Groundnut Research, Junagadh transfers ‘NutMagic Technology’ to licensee

The ICAR-Directorate of Groundnut Research, Junagadh, Gujarat virtually inked a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Om Laboratories, Junagarh, Gujarat (Licensee) and Agrinnovate India Limited (Facilitator) to transfer the bio-fertilizer formulation ‘NutMagic’ on non-exclusive basis developed at ...Read more

Researchers discover new disease affecting maize

Researchers at the University of Göttingen, Germany have recently discovered that one Trichoderma species can cause severe rot in cobs of maize (corn). The results were published in the journal Frontiers in Agronomy. The massive outbreak of a previously unknown species of Trichoderma on corn cobs in Eur...Read more

IFFCO, Prasar Bharti partner to promote agri technology and innovations

Indian Farmers Fertiliser Cooperative Limited (IFFCO, world’s largest fertilizer cooperative and Prasar Bharati, India's largest public broadcasting agency signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) on October 4, 2020, to broadcast and promote new agriculture technology and innovations. The agreement was sig...Read more

Study reveals, hand pollination increases cocoa yield & farmer income

A research team from the University of Göttingen, Germany has recently investigated the relative importance of the use of pesticides, fertilizers and manual pollination in a well-replicated field trial in Indonesian agroforestry systems. The results showed an increase in both cocoa yield and farming income; n...Read more

GSFC to manufacture water soluble fertilizer, Calcium Nitrate

Gujarat State Fertilizers & Chemicals Limited (GSFC) an Indian manufacturer of fertilizers and Industrial Chemicals has recently announced that the company is taking up the manufacturing of Calcium Nitrate (CN) which is a water soluble fertilizer. GSFC will become the first company in India to manufacture ind...Read more

Syngenta Group acquires Biological Company Valagro

 Syngenta Group announced the acquisition of Valagro, a leading Biologicals company, by its business unit Syngenta Crop Protection. The investment positions Syngenta Crop Protection as one of the key global companies poised to shape the rapidly growing Biologicals market, which is set to nearly double in size...Read more

No plan to increase the rate of DAP and NPK fertilizers: IFFCO  

      Indian Farmers Fertilizer Cooperative Limited (IFFCO) has reiterated that it has no plan to increase the Maximum Retail Price of DAP and NPK fertilizers. IFFCO Managing director U.S Awasthi has said in a tweet that though there is a huge spike in the cost of raw materials like phos acid and...Read more