BASF launches seed treatments for Soyabean  

    BASF is strengthening its soybean seed treatment portfolio with the introduction of three new products such as  Vault IP Plus seed treatment, Poncho XC seed treatment and Relenya seed treatment.  All the three products are recently registered by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (E...Read more


Alta Seeds launches EMPYR Premier Sorghum forages

  Alta Seeds, the premium seed brand of Advanta US and a leading provider of premium genetics and technology specific to sorghum has introduced EMPYR Premier Forages, a complete line of forage sorghum, sudangrass and sorghum-sudan hybrids. EMPYR forages are best in field and feed and combine the industry&rsq...Read more


Bayer launches high-yielding DEKALB® corn hybrid in Bihar

Bayer Crop Science, a leading player in Indian agriculture has recently launched ‘DKC 9188’, a high-yielding hybrid corn seed for progressive corn farmers in Bihar. With DKC 9188, farmers can look forward to higher yields of superior quality corn in the upcoming Rabi season.   DKC 9188 is Ba...Read more


IPFT reveals Bio-Pesticide for insect control in seed spice crops

The Institute of Pesticide Formulation Technology (IPFT ), under the Department of Chemicals and Petrochemicals ,Ministry of Chemicals and Fertilizers in collaboration with Indian council of Agricultural Research (ICAR) - National Research Center on Seed Spices (NRCSS), Ajmer, Rajasthan has successfully developed ...Read more


Seed-breeding company Equinom to open new R&D Centre  

 Israel based  Equinom, Ltd., the first seed-breeding company announced that it will open an R&D centre that houses all vital departments together –biochemistry, applications, sensory, and breeding. The new centre will enable these departments to work and communicate synergistically throughout ...Read more


Bioseed inks MoU with IRRI for hybrid rice development  

 Bioseed — the hybrid seed business of diversified conglomerate DCM Shriram and the Manila-based International Rice Research Institute (IRRI) have signed a memorandum of agreement which allows the former access to the latter’s world-class research facilities and technical expertise for advancing b...Read more


FSII welcomes Govt’s  agri-marketing reforms  

  In recent the parliament passed three farm bills which includes Farmers' Produce Trade and Commerce (Promotion and Facilitation) Bill, Farmers (Empowerment and Protection) Agreement on Price Assurance and Farm Services Bill and Essential Commodities (Amendment) Bill. The government said that the bills...Read more


Advanta Seeds launches Red Okra hybrid in India  

     In India, currently Okra is grown in 0.53 million hectares and have an annual production of approximately 7 million metric tonnes. The hybrid Okra market in India has reached to a remarkable potential of 2200 Tonnes with highest share of Advanta Seeds. Advanta has become number one Okra Seed ...Read more


Syngenta & NK Seeds launches digital platform to empower farmers

Data empowers farmers to make more informed decisions in their day-to-day lives. To help them further maximize profit potential through data-driven seed recommendations, Syngenta and NK Seeds have launched the Cropwise Seed Selector.  The Cropwise brand is the latest example of how Syngenta is accelerating i...Read more


ICRISAT develops high-forage pearl millet  variety

 Farmers cultivating Pearl Millet can now grow millets that are resistant to leaf spot and blight diseases, farmers in the states of Telangana, Tamil Nadu, Karnataka, Kerala and Puducherry as per the International Crops Research Institute for the Semi-Arid Tropics (ICRISAT).  It will, now, be possible to...Read more


BASF unveils new Seed Treatments for cereals 

  BASF is expanding its cereal seed treatment portfolio with the introduction of Poncho XCseed treatment and Relenya seed treatment, both recently registered by the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). These products are now commercially available through local retailers for use in the 2021 winter wheat gr...Read more


Acardia Biosciences acquires Industrial Seed Innovations

          Arcadia Biosciences, Inc. announced it has completed the purchase of Oregon-based Industrial Seed Innovations (ISI) specializing in organically grown, high CBD feminized hemp seed and seedlings. With this acquisition, ISI’s portfolio of strong performing, feder...Read more