Columbine Vineyards bags certification

Columbine Vineyards, producer of the Holiday table grapes in California's San Joaquin Valley, has now become the first Sustainably Grown Certified table grapes producer in the US. The new certification represents the significant impacts Columbine Vineyards has made over the past few years, including water conserva...Read more


Irrigation practices influencing precipitation patterns: Study

Climate researchers have discovered that excess irrigation over northern India has shifted the September monsoon rainfall towards the north-western part of the subcontinent. It has increased widespread weather extremes over Central India. These meteorological hazards expose vulnerable farmers and their crops to ri...Read more


Nestlé Waters aims to regenerate local water cycles

Nestlé Waters will expand its current efforts to manage water sustainably and increase its collaboration with partners to identify and support local solutions. These solutions are designed to help regenerate the ecosystems in the areas around each of Nestlé Waters' 48 sites. As of 2025, Nestle Waters...Read more


India to host two-day summit on green hydrogen initiatives involving BRICS nations

A two-day summit on green hydrogen initiatives will be held from June 22, 2021, involving the BRICS nations. The event offers a platform to share their respective green hydrogen initiatives and views on how to take it to the next level in their own countries. The online event will be held via a video conference an...Read more


Netafim launches intelligent automated filter to counter degrading water quality  

      Israel based company, Netafim, the global leader of precision irrigation solutions and agricultural projects, announced the launch of its AlphaDisc™ filter. The filter will protect irrigation systems against clogging caused by organic contaminants, and enable growers to more unifo...Read more


Dahua's digital intelligence systems supports water management efforts 

    To protect the environment of the Yangtze basin in China, the main part of the Yangtze River, as well as large-scale lakes and important tributaries, have just started this year a ten-year comprehensive ban on fishing, a project Dahua Technology is supporting with its digital intelligence syst...Read more


Netafim-backed NAFA secures USD 50 Mn via Equity and ECB  

    Netafim Agricultural Financing Agency Pvt. Ltd. (NAFA), an agri-focused NBFC and a subsidiary of Netafim Singapore, has raised USD 40 million via external commercial borrowing (ECB) from the Phoenix Group and Cogito Capital, both Israel based investors. The raised funds will be utilized effectively...Read more


Aquafighter® introduces ‘Water-free diesel tech’ for farms in US

   Aquafighter®, a new technology for removing water from diesel fuel and keeping fuel tanks water-free, is growing their sales network worldwide and seeking increased distribution in North America. Mike Veloso with Pritchard Power Systems in Canada explained, “Aquafighter is a very simpl...Read more


SAARC Agri Council holds virtual meeting on Water Management for Sustainable Crop Production in South Asia  

A Virtual Regional Consultation Meeting on 'Advanced Water Management Options for Sustainable Crop Production in South Asia' was organised by the South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation (SAARC) Agriculture Council (SAC), Dhaka from April 5 to 6, 2021. The ICAR-Indian Institute of Water Management, Bhubane...Read more


India & Japan inks MoC in the field of water resources

The Union Cabinet chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi was apprised of the Memorandum of Cooperation (MoC) signed between Department of Water Resources, River Development and Ganga Rejuvenation, Ministry of Jal Shakti, Government of India and Water and Disaster Management Bureau, Ministry of Land, Infrastructur...Read more


Need to focus on the targeted approach of increasing efficiency through micro irrigation: Addl Secretary Ag Ministry

     Addressing the 2nd Edition of the ‘National Summit on Investing in future through sustainable water use and management in agriculture’, organized by FICCI, Dr Alka Bhargava,Additional Secretary, Ministry of Agriculture & Farmers’ Welfare, Government of India said th...Read more


DS Group restores 550 water conservation structures across India

The Dharampal Satyapal (DS) Group has restored over 550 water conservation structures across the country that has led to a cumulative storage capacity of more than 33 Lakh Cubic Meter, along with 83,000 cubic meter of soil conservation. An area of over 1000 hectares has been bought under irrigation with ...Read more