Pivot Bio raises $430 M in Series D funding

Pivot Bio, a leading nitrogen innovator in agriculture, announced the close of a $430 million Series D funding led by DCVC and Temasek, bringing the total equity raised to more than $600 million. The funding will fuel the company's accelerating release of disruptive products focussed on replacing the $60 billion o...Read more

Demand for microalgae in fertiliser sector will rise at 8.7% CAGR: FMI survey

As per a recent study by Future Market Insight (FMI), the demand for microalgae in the fertiliser sector is expected to rise at a CAGR of 8.7 per cent during the forecast period. The market is expected to surpass a valuation of $9479 thousand, exhibiting a year-on-year growth of over 7.7 per cent in 2021.According...Read more

Azotic raises funds to accelerate commercialisation of nitrogen solutions in agriculture

Azotic Technologies and Virya announced an agreement to fund rapid global expansion of the Azotic sustainable nitrogen solutions business model. Azotic produces Envita and N-Fix which lead the bio fertility category as the only nitrogen-fixing bacteria that works across multiple crops from within plant cells to fi...Read more

Azelis strengthens South Korean presence through the acquisition of Coseal

Azelis, a leading innovative service provider in the specialty chemicals and food ingredients industry, announces it has agreed to acquire 100% of the shares in Coseal in South Korea. Coseal is renowned for its specialist distribution, repackaging and blending of agricultural/horticultural surfactants. The acquis...Read more

Govt plans to liberalise MDA Policy to promote use of alternative fertilisers

Union Minister for Chemicals and Fertilisers Mansukh Mandaviya reviewed the initiatives of the Department of Fertilizers for Making India Aatmanirbhar in fertilisers. Minister of State for Chemicals and Fertilizers Bhagwanth Khuba was also present. Secretary, Department of Fertilizers RK Chaturvedi and senior offi...Read more

 Ag Ministry flags off Nano Urea dispatch for farmers in Madhya Pradesh  

    Union Agriculture & Farmers Welfare Minister N S Tomar today flagged off Nano Urea truck to the farmers in Madhya Pradesh. The truck containing 75 tonnes of equivalent urea was dispatched to Jabalpur in Madhya Pradesh from the Kalol plant in Gujarat. The use of Nano Urea will help increase farm...Read more

CCI approves acquisition of Zuarinagar plant of ZACL by Paradeep Phosphates

 The Competition Commission of India (CCI) approves acquisition of the Zuarinagar plant of Zuari Agro Chemicals Limited by Paradeep Phosphates Limited. The proposed combination envisages acquisition of Zuarinagar, Goa plant of Zuari Agro Chemicals Limited (ZACL) by Paradeep Phosphates Limited (PPL). As a res...Read more

CCEA approves nutrient-based subsidy rates for P&K fertilizers

The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs, chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi has approved the proposal of the Department of Fertilizers for fixation of nutrient-based subsidy rates for P&K Fertilizers for the year 2021-22 (till the present season). The approved rates for NBS effective from the ...Read more

Fertilizers Minister flags off Nano Urea dispatch to Karnataka   

   Union Chemicals and Fertilizers Minister D V Sadananda Gowda flagged off Nano Urea dispatch to Karnataka. The minister also promised IFFCO to award land to start a Nano Urea production unit near Bangalore Airport. “It is a momentous occasion for India where IFFCO is working towards realizing P...Read more

IFFCO starts production of commercial Nano Urea Liquid

 On the occasion of World Environment Day, Indian Farmers Fertilizer Cooperative Limited (IFFCO) dispatched its first consignment of Nano Urea Liquid to Uttar Pradesh for farmers use. IFFCO Nano Urea Liquid is a novel smart fertilizer developed 1st time in the world by a patented technology of IFFCO at its Na...Read more

IFFCO launches Nano Urea Liquid for the farmers across the World  

   World’s 1st Nano Urea Liquid is introduced for the farmers across the world by Indian Farmers Fertiliser Cooperative Limited (IFFCO) in the presence of its RGB members in its 50th annual general body meeting held online-offline mode in India.  This is an inspiration taken from the call of ...Read more

Government hikes fertiliser subsidy

Prime Minister (PM) Narendra Modi chaired a high-level meeting on the issue of fertilizer prices. A detailed presentation was given to him on the issue of fertilizer prices.  It was discussed that the price of fertilisers is undergoing an increase due to the rising prices of phosphoric acid, ammonia etc inte...Read more