Zuari Agro Chemicals to sell Goa fertilizer plant to Paradeep Phosphates Ltd  

The Board of Directors of Zuari Agro Chemicals Limited at its meeting held on 22nd February, 2021, subject to the approval of shareholders and such other necessary approvals, consents, permissions and / or sanctions of the appropriate authorities, institutions or bodies as may be required, has approved the sale of...Read more

RCF hands over highest dividend amount to Chemicals & Fertilizers Ministry for FY 2019-20

 Union Minister of Chemicals & Fertilizers receives dividend receipt of Rs. 167.16 crore from Rashtriya Chemicals & Fertilizers Limited for FY 2019-20 and FY 2020-21. Union Minister of Chemicals& Fertilizers D.V.Sadananda Gowda, received highest ever dividend of 28.4% for the FY 2019-20 amounting ...Read more

Corteva Agriscience, Dadelos Agrosolutions to jointly commercialize biostimulants worldwide

 Corteva Agriscience and Dadelos Agrosolutions, S.L., an affiliate of Ajinomoto Co., Inc., announced an agreement to develop, validate and commercialize biostimulants for farmers around the globe. Recognized for combining its extensive expertise of biostimulant technologies and their modes of action, Dadelos...Read more

Centre approves grant-in-aid of Rs 100 Cr to BVFCL, Namrup

The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi has recently accorded approval to the proposal of the Department of Fertilizers for Grant-in-aid of Rs 100 crore to Brahmaputra Valley Fertilizers Corporation Limited (BVFCL), Namrup (Assam) to sustain operations of its urea manufact...Read more

DFPCL performance soars in 9 months despite COVID-19 challenges  

 Deepak Fertilisers & Petrochemicals announced the financial results for nine months FY21.Total Operating EBITDA increased by 100% y-o-y to Rs. 217 Cr in Q3 FY21 and increased 98% y-o-y to Rs. 682 Cr in 9M FY21. EBITDA margin expanded by 529 bps to 15% in Q3 FY21 and expanded by 595 bps to 16.1% in 9M FY2...Read more

ICAR-CRIDA organises meeting on ‘Management of Farm Produce and Biofertilisers’  

The ICAR-Central Research Institute for Dryland Agriculture, Hyderabad organized the 'Meeting on Management of Farm Produce and Biofertilisers' at Mallampet Village of Kotipally Mandal, Mancherial District, Telangana. The main objective of the meeting was to make the farmers aware about the safety of farm product...Read more

Coromandel International posts 26% Q3 FY 20-21 net profit gain  

 Agribusiness major Coromandel International has posted a consolidated net profit of ₹334 crore for the quarter ended December, which is an increase of 26% compared to the ₹265 crore of the year-earlier period. Total income at ₹3,542 crore (₹3,288 crore) was higher by over 7 per cent. Managing Direct...Read more

CCI approves acquisition of Indo Gulf Fertilisers by Indorama India

The Competition Commission of India (CCI) approves acquisition of Indo Gulf Fertilisers by Indorama India Private Limited (IIPL) under Section 31(1) of the Competition Act, 2002. The proposed combination relates to the acquisition by IIPL of Indo Gulf Fertilizers (‘Target Business’) viz. fertiliser div...Read more

UNSW chemical engineers discover ‘green’ ammonia synthesis method

Chemical engineers at The University of New South Wales (UNSW), Sydney, have recently found a way to make 'green' ammonia from the air, water, and renewable electricity that does not require the high temperatures, high pressure and huge infrastructure currently needed to produce this essential compound. In a pape...Read more

MECL, RSMML and DMG to undertake 1st Solution Mining of Potash in Rajasthan

A tripartite agreement was recently signed between Mineral Exploration Corporation Limited (MECL), Rajasthan State Mines & Minerals Limited (RSMML), and the Department of Mines & Geology (DMG), Govt. of Rajasthan for taking up feasibility studies of Solution Mining of Potash in the state of Rajas...Read more

Rallis India posts 7% growth in Q3 consolidated revenues

Rallis India Limited, a TATA Enterprise and a leading player in the Indian agri-inputs industry announced its financial results for the quarter ended 31 December 2020. Announcing the results, Sanjiv Lal, Managing Director and CEO, Rallis India said, “During the current crop season, our business has witnesse...Read more

Sound Agriculture’s flagship Nitrogen fertiliser promises to increase yields, reduce input costs

California based Sound Agriculture’s flagship product, SOURCE, provides a new option for growers looking to support positive environmental practices and maintain or boost yield. SOURCE has been shown to provide the equivalent of 25-50 lbs of nitrogen per acre for corn growers, helping to optimize nitrogen ap...Read more