Aditya Bioinnovation bags Agri-Food Empowering India Awards 2021

Aditya Bioinnovation was awarded the ‘Best Innovative Agri Start-Up' at Agri-Food Empowering India Awards 2021 for its research in herbal-based plant protector and bio-stimulants in nano form which reduces the dependency on chemical fertilisers and pesticides.  The award recognises excellence and innova...Read more

Union agri minister inaugurates Kisan Bhawan and beekeeper conference in Nagaland

Union Minister of Agriculture and Farmers Welfare, Narendra Singh Tomar virtually inaugurated the Kisan Bhawan and Beekeeper Conference at the Central Institute of Horticulture, Nagaland. Tomar said, "Honey-producing farmers should move forward in collaboration with the state government, the Central Government has...Read more

Growing popularity of exotic fruits and vegetables in the Indian Market

Indians have been enjoying exotic mushrooms, tangy kiwis, green olives, fresh broccoli, dragon fruit and many other items. These items have been gaining popularity in recent times among the urban population and gourmet hotels, eateries.   While they are imported from all over the world, India too has begun ...Read more

Intermap Tech expands contract with TATA Communications across major Indian cities

Intermap Technologies, a global leader in geospatial content development and intelligence solutions, which is also into agriculture, topographic mapping and water resources management announced the expansion of its contract with and continuing support of TATA Communications to expand wireless telecommunications ne...Read more

Praj, IndianOil inks MoU on biofuels for airlines

Praj Industries and IndianOil Corporation have inked an MoU to explore opportunities to fast-track India's transition to cleaner and greener sources of energy by exploring avenues such as the production of alcohol to Jet (ATJ) fuels, 1G & 2G Ethanol, Compressed Bio-Gas (CBG) and related opportunities in the bi...Read more

Aleph Farms unveils roadmap to achieve net zero carbon by 2025

Aleph Farms, the first cultivated meat company to grow steaks directly from non-genetically engineered animal cells, recently announced its detailed roadmap for achieving net-zero carbon. In April 2020, Aleph Farms first announced it would reach net-zero within its operations by 2025, and throughout its entire sup...Read more

India signs COP26 action agenda on sustainable agriculture

India has signed the sustainable agriculture action agenda after the first week of the COP26 climate summit in Glasgow, laying out new commitments to make farming more sustainable and less polluting.The ‘Sustainable Agriculture Policy Action Agenda for the Transition to Sustainable Agriculture and Global Act...Read more

Minerva Foods, Imaflora in partnership to measure carbon balance in South American farms

Minerva Foods, the leading beef exporter in South America together with the Institute of Forest and Agricultural Management and Certification (Imaflora), a Brazilian non-governmental organisation, which works to promote social and environmental transformations in the forestry and agricultural sectors, have announc...Read more

ICAR-ILRI organises training prog on livestock methane emission at ICAR-NIANP, Bengaluru

The Indian Council of Agricultural Research, New Delhi in association with the International Livestock Research Institute (ILRI), Nairobi, Kenya jointly organised a Training Programme on 'Livestock Methane Emission: Assessment, Impact and Amelioration Strategies' at the ICAR-National Institute of Animal Nutrition ...Read more

Mexico-based Grupo Bimbo eyes regenerative agriculture initiative

Mexico-based baking company Grupo Bimbo announced its commitment to achieving Net Zero Carbon emissions by 2050. The commitment considers emissions for its entire value chain, covering all scopes across all activities. By doing this, Grupo Bimbo has become the first Mexican food company to commit to Business Ambit...Read more

ICAR's international webinar discusses ways to manage weed flora in rice-wheat cropping system

The ICAR-Directorate of Weed Research, Jabalpur, Madhya Pradesh recently organised an international webinar on 'Weed Flora and their Management in Rice-Wheat Cropping System.'    The speakers, Dr RK Malik, System Agronomist, International Maize and Wheat Improvement Centre (CIMMYT) and Dr Virender Kuma...Read more

Iron Ox launches autonomous mobile robot, Grover

Iron Ox, a farming innovation company with deep expertise in plant science, robotics and artificial intelligence, has launched a first-of-its-kind mobile support robot named Grover. The robot can lift more than 1,000 pounds and assists in the monitoring, watering and harvesting of a wide variety of crops, from lea...Read more