Organic India forays into staples segment

On the sidelines of World Food Day, Organic India has announced its foray into the organic commodity segment. The newly launched category and product portfolio consist of regular grocery items like organic Basmati rice, dalia, pulses, spices, and also value-added products like red rice, black rice, flax seeds etc....Read more


OFI, Agri-Neo to provide industry-first organically pasteurised dried onions

Olam Food Ingredients (OFI), a global leader in natural and sustainable ingredients and solutions, has recently announced that its spices business is entering into a strategic partnership with Agri-Neo to provide the industry’s first organically pasteurised dried onions. The partnership combines OFI’s ...Read more


YACHAK, One Tree Planted provide 72 farmers with sustainable income and employment

YACHAK, committed to providing a purely natural and organic source of energy that helps protect the trees, communities, and species of the Amazon rainforest, has rolled out a new product packaging that features a clean, bright design and its own unique associated animal. Each species is local to the Amazon Rainfor...Read more


Proterra launches sustainable substrate HYPERroots for higher yields

Proterra has announced a sustainable, proven gel grow medium, HYPERroots, enabling propagators to achieve higher yields consistently, with minimal OpEx. HYPERroots radically reduce the amount of water required to grow food and enables unprecedented control and certainty about crop outcomes, consistently and reliab...Read more


Govt declares Lakshadweep as fully organic territory

The entire Union Territory of Lakshadweep has been declared as the Fully Organic Territory. Rajnath Singh, Union Defence Minister during his recent visit to Kavaratti applauded the four major programmes of the Krishi Vigyan Kendra, Lakshadweep of ICAR-Central Marine Fisheries Research Institute, Kochi during the o...Read more


Pune researchers develop tech to generate hydrogen from agri residue

Indian researchers have developed a unique technology for the direct generation of hydrogen from agricultural residue. The innovation by Indian researchers can promote eco-friendly hydrogen fuel-cell electric vehicles by overcoming the challenge of hydrogen availability. India has set a target of 60 per cent renew...Read more


Spain-based Seipasa launches BioActive line

Seipasa, a Spanish company that specialises in the development and formulation of bioinsecticides, bio fungicides and biostimulants for agriculture, has recently announced the launch of its new BioActive line, a set of high value-added nutrition products covering crop needs at each stage of developm...Read more


Bayer to launch organic vegetable seeds portfolio

Bayer has announced that it will expand its vegetable seeds offerings under the new Vegetables by Bayer umbrella to include organically produced seed. The launch will focus on certified organic production in three key crops for the greenhouse and glasshouse market: tomato, sweet pepper and cucumber. These will be ...Read more


PAU's virtual camp discuss ways on good agri practices for wheat

The School of Organic Farming, Punjab Agricultural University (PAU), organised a virtual awareness camp-cum-training course on 'Good Agricultural Practices (GAP) for Wheat' under the aegis of Biotech-KISAN Hub of Department of Biotechnology, Government of India as a part of Azadi ka Amrit Mhotsav program...Read more


KVK Khordha, NIGAM NGO Bhubaneswar launch FPC MAHEERA

The Krishi Vigyan Kendra, Khordha, Bhubaneswar, Odisha and the NIGAM, NGO, Bhubaneswar jointly launched a Farmers’ Producers’ Company (FPC) - 'MAHEERA' at Balipatna Block, Khordha District of Odisha. In his inaugural address, Batakrushna Sahoo advised the farmers for working consistently for its succes...Read more


The Organic Center to organise series of conferences on organic agri

The Organic Center is teaming up with the US Department of Agriculture’s Economic Research Service; California State University, Fresno; and Purdue University on a free virtual conference series and hackathon examining technology to address complex issues for organic agriculture. Because organic farmers are ...Read more


PAU organises online training on organic farming

The Skill Development Centre under the aegis of the Directorate of Extension Education, Punjab Agricultural University, Ludhiana, recently organised a five-day online training on organic farming. 31 farmers and farm women participated in the training.   Dr Kuldeep Singh, Associate Director, Skill Developmen...Read more