Corteva uses innovative seed treatments in 10 Mn hectares in Europe

Switzerland-based Corteva Agriscience estimates have recently shown that innovative seed treatments are being used on more than 10 million hectares in Europe as the company accelerates efforts to meet the growing demand for products of natural origin. Lumidapt and Lumibio Kelta, a new type of micronutrient f...Read more

Govt ensures availability of fertilizers to farmers at subsidized prices  

      Government of India is making available fertilizers, namely Urea and 22 grades of Phosphatic & Potassic (P&K) fertilizers including Di-ammonium Phosphate (DAP), Muriate of Potash (MOP)& Single Superphosphate (SSP) to farmers at subsidized prices through fertilizer manufacturers/...Read more

Yara launches of Agoro Carbon Alliance to promote sustainable farming

  Yara, a leading crop nutrition solutions provider, has announced the commercial launch of Agoro Carbon Alliance, a global business created for farmers to earn additional revenue from positive climate action. By adopting climate-positive practices farmers can produce Farm Carbon Credits or climate-smart cer...Read more

Demand of sulfur fertilizer to rise by 2031: Report

A recent report by Fact.MR suggests that global sulfur fertilizer projects a steady growth over the forecast period of 2021 and 2031. Rising demand for sulfur fertilizer in various applications such as cereals and grains, fruits and vegetables, and advancements in agriculture industry is fuelling the sales. D...Read more

Coromandel International posts weak performance in Q4 FY21

 Coromandel International (CRIN) reported a weak performance on the back of margin contraction in Fertilizer segment due to higher RM cost, lower volumes, and maintenance shutdowns. Price rise in complex Fertilizer, on rising phosphoric acid prices (prices have increased by 64 per cent  YoY and 26 per ce...Read more

Fertilizer companies to supply 50 MT of medical oxygen for Covid patients

Minister of State for Ports, Shipping and Waterways (I/C) and Chemical & Fertilizers, Mansukh Mandaviya, recently chaired a meeting to explore the possibility of production of oxygen in their plants, with fertilizers companies of Public Sector, Private Sector as well as Co-Operative sector. Mandaviya&nbs...Read more

Johnny Appleseed Organic's first ‘No Kill’ fertiliser on shelves

After a successful pre-launch through the crowdfunding site, Indiegogo, Johnny Appleseed Organic has officially launched their newest product, ClimateGard, the first no-kill, premium, all-purpose, organic fertiliser with sustainable packaging, on their website direct to consumers just in t...Read more

Cabinet approves subsidy policy for TFL's coal gasified urea

The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs, chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi, has given its approval for the proposal of the Department of Fertilizers for the formulation of an exclusive subsidy policy for Urea produced through coal gasification route by Talcher Fertilizers Limited (TFL). TFL is a Joint Vent...Read more

Minagro's co-formulant Sovinol P740/O bags Ecocert certification

Belgium based Minagro, a developer of high-quality green and safe products and solutions for the crop care industry, recently announced that its co-formulant Sovinol P740/O is now Ecocert certified for use as an in-can preservative for organic fertilizers. Sovinol P740/O, which protects liquid crop nutrient produc...Read more

IFFCO to maintain old selling price for 11.26 LMT DAP/Complex fertilisers during Kharif 2021

To assess the preparedness for Kharif 2021 season, Union  Minister (C&F)  D V Sadananda Gowda took a review meeting with the CMD/MDs of various fertilizer companies on 15.03.2021. The various issues viz expected indigenous production, anticipated imports of raw material/finished fertilizers were disc...Read more

Israeli firm ICL to supply 6 LMT of Potash to India through Dec 2021  

Israel-based ICL, a leading global specialty minerals and specialty chemicals company, has announced that it has signed a contract with Indian Potash Limited (IPL), India’s largest importer of potash, to supply an aggregate 600,000 metric tons of potash – with mutual options for an additional 50,000 me...Read more

Centre provides HURL Rs 813.24 Cr interest free loan for Gorakhpur, Sindri and Barauni projects

Union Minister for Chemicals and Fertilizers D. V. Sadananda Gowda has handed over the cheque of Rs. 813.24 crores out of total amount of Rs. 1257.82 crore to MD, HURL in respect of Interest Free Loan to Hindustan Urvarak & Rasayan Ltd (HURL) for the revival of Gorakhpur, Sindri & Barauni projects. HURL op...Read more