OCP, Hubei Forbon Technology sign R&D JV to develop Smart Agri-Tech

The OCP Group and China's Hubei Forbon Technology have announced on Jan 4, 2021, the signing of an agreement for the establishment of a joint venture (JV) operating in the research and development (R&D) field to develop new generations of fertilizer solutions and Smart Agriculture. This is a 50/50 Joint ...Read more

Smartchem, AgroStar to provide doorstep delivery of fertilisers in Mah, MP

Fertiliser major Smartchem Technologies Limited, a 100 per cent subsidiary of Deepak Fertilisers and Petrochemicals Corporation Limited (DFPCL), one of India’s leading producers of Fertilisers and Industrial Chemicals, has announced its partnership with AgroStar, a leading agri-input e-commerce platform. Sin...Read more

Saipem, Haifa Group to construct Ammonia plant in Israel

 Haifa Group and Saipem have signed a contract worth over 200 million USD for the building of a long-awaited ammonia plant at Mishor Rotem site. The contract was signed during an online ceremony in the presence of Haifa Group CEO, Motti Levin, Haifa Group board member and project leader, Dr Eli Abramov, and S...Read more

Fertilizer made from animal waste could enable space agriculture: Research

An innovative study conducted recently by a team of Japanese researchers led by Junior Associate Professor Norihiro Suzuki from Tokyo University of Science and published in the New Journal of Chemistry of the Royal Society of Chemistry. In this study, Dr Suzuki and his team aimed to address the problem o...Read more

Mosaic , BioConsortia collaborates for Nitrogen-Fixing Microbial products  

 The Mosaic Company and BioConsortia, Inc. have entered into a collaboration to develop and launch nitrogen-fixing microbial products for corn, wheat and other major non-legume row crops. Mosaic and BioConsortia are collaborating to develop beneficial microbial products designed to reduce the amount of conve...Read more

Walkers, CCm Technologies to cut carbon emissions by turning potato waste into fertilizer

Walkers crisps, one of the largest buyers of British potatoes, is partnering with British clean-tech firm CCm Technologies to reduce its carbon footprint by turning its potato waste into fertilizer. Using innovative carbon-capture technology, potato peelings leftover from making crisps will be transformed into low...Read more

SPIC launches first model fertiliser retail shop in Kerala

Southern Petrochemicals Industries Corporation Limited (SPIC), one of India's pioneers and leading agri-nutrient and fertiliser companies also a part of AM International, recently inaugurated a model fertiliser retail shop (MFRS) in Chettukuzhy, Idukki district, Kerala. SPIC is the first private fertiliser compan...Read more

Yara to enable hydrogen economy with historic green ammonia project

Yara, a global firm specializing in agricultural products and environmental protection agents, has announced plans for 500,000 tonnes per annum green ammonia production in Norway, powering emission-free shipping fuels and decarbonized food solutions. At its ESG investor seminar, Yara sets out plans to broaden its ...Read more

Plant-Grow Inc. launches ‘Microbial Growth Product MBX™’ for Cannabis growers  

Plant-Grow Inc., the world's technology leader in microbial bio fertilizers, has announced the launch of Microbial Growth Product MBX™. This microbial additive addresses the root of cannabis grower's quest to increase the highest quality buds' yields. MBX is an ultra-concentrated, proprietary blend of benefi...Read more

Sound Agriculture collaborates with Syngenta to reduce nitrogen use

California based Sound Agriculture and Switzerland-based Syngenta have recently formed a strategic partnership to explore opportunities to decrease nitrogen fertilizer use in China by up to 30% while maintaining on-farm productivity. Sound Agriculture's flagship product SOURCE stimulates microbes in the ...Read more

Agritech start up Unnati partners with Mosaic India to digitize retail channel  

  Noida-based agri-tech startup Unnati has partnered with Mosaic India, a leading global fertilizer brand. The strategic, exclusive collaboration is aimed at digitizing the working of 1, 50,000+ retailers with an expected reach to 20 Million farmers using Unnati’s technology platform over the comin...Read more

US impose duties on import of phosphate fertilizer from Russia, Morocco

The US Department of Commerce has recently announced affirmative preliminary determinations in the countervailing duty (CVD) investigations of imports of phosphate fertilizers from Morocco and Russia. Commerce preliminarily determined that exporters received countervailable subsidies rates of 23.46 percent, and 2...Read more