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

Advanta Seeds, NSP launch two resources on forage sorghum and sugarcane aphid management

Advanta Seeds US, a global seed company and parent of the premium seed brand Alta Seeds, is upping its commitment to National Sorghum Producers, increasing its support as a Gold level sponsor through the NSP Industry Partner program.  “We have always appreciated Advanta’s support of NSP and sorgh...Read more

INSPIRE faculty to develop heat-tolerant, high-yield wheat varieties

Heat stress causes a dramatic reduction in yield and quality loss of wheat, the food crop that nurtures more than one-third of the world population. In order to address this challenge, Dr Vijay Gahlaut, an Inspire Faculty, New Delhi Fellow of the Department of Science and Technology (DST), is exploring the ep...Read more

Corteva Agriscience's upcoming Centre of Seed Applied Technologies to help farmers adapt better

   Corteva Agriscience has begun building a new Center of Seed Applied Technologies (CSAT) in south west France, with the goal of helping Europe’s farmers get their crops off to the best start and achieve a successful harvest.  The Center in Aussonne is the first in Europe and the third worl...Read more

TNAU releases 11 new crop varieties for 2021  

Tamil Nadu Agricultural University (TNAU) has released 11 crop varieties which include six varieties of agricultural crops, four horticulture crops and one forestry crop. The release was based on the recommendation by the 51th State Variety Release Committee under the chairmanship of Agricultural Production Commis...Read more

Syngenta launches new Soft White Spring wheat AP Coachman

 To help Pacific Northwest (PNW) wheat growers navigate tricky growing conditions in their highly diverse region, Syngenta is adding a new widely adapted soft white spring wheat variety to the company’s proven portfolio of AgriPro® brand wheat. AP Coachman is available to purchase as a certified see...Read more

BASF launches three new cottonseed varieties

BASF has announced the addition of three new cottonseed varieties to its robust cotton portfolio. Based on input from on-farm testing through BASF Agronomic Performance Trials (APT) and other company trials, BASF will launch one new FiberMax® cotton seed variety – FM 1730GLTP — and two new dicamba-...Read more

Golden Harvest, USA launches multiple soybean and corn hybrids for 2021

Golden Harvest corn and soybean seed products once again have outperformed competitors in fields across the US, despite a season filled with weather and economic challenges. Many Midwest farmers saw strong yield performance from Golden Harvest seed products, while also benefiting from the powerful combination...Read more

Illinois Foundation Seeds acquires Washington-based D&D Seed Co

Illinois Foundation Seeds, Inc. (IFSI) based in the US has recently acquired D&D Seed Co., a leading beet and Swiss chard seed company based in Mount Vernon, Washington. D&D Seed has a 25-year history of improving beet and Swiss chard seed. The purchase of D&D Seed provides IFSI's global...Read more

Bayer enters into home garden segment in India

German agrochemicals Major Bayer announced that it is entering India's home garden segment with mini packs of Seminis Vegetable Seeds, to provide rural farmers and semi-urban growers a choice in cultivating their own vegetables.   The company said in a statement, “Bayer aims to leverage its broad port...Read more

S&W Seed Company focuses on seed trait technology development

S&W Seed Company, a global agricultural technology company based in the US, has provided an update on its seed trait technology development and commercialization activities. "Over the past few years, S&W has made significant progress toward its evolution into a completely integrated agricultural seed comp...Read more

Vice President releases CMFRI’s seed production technology of John’s Snapper

M Venkaiah Naidu, Vice President of India has recently released the John’s Snapper Seed Production Technology and dedicated the Snapper Seeds in a function organized at the Visakhapatnam Regional Centre of ICAR-Central Marine Fisheries Research Institute, Kochi on 7th December 2020. He handed-over the Snappe...Read more