UAE based Agritech Smart Acres to launch ‘Hydroponic Vertical Farming’ in 2020

Arab Emirates (UAE) has been taking many efforts in boosting agriculture in the country. The country is creating its presence in the global market with its outstanding marketing of fresh local produce. In the efforts to push the country’s agriculture to new heights, a company named ‘Smart Acres’ ...Read more

 Horticulture production in the country is expected to be increase by 3.13%: Agriculture Ministry  

 The department of Agriculture, Cooperation, and Farmers Welfare released the second advance estimates of the areas of production of various horticulture crops for the year 2019-20.  The data says that the total horticulture production in the country is expected to increase by 3.13% from 310.74 million ...Read more

ICL launches organo-mineral fertilizer range

Israel Chemicals Ltd has recently announced the launch of Gronamic – a new range of organo-mineral fertilizers. The Gronamic range comprises various analyses and particle sizes and is designed for all types of fine and coarse turf. UK sales and development manager Ed Carter said: “The introduction of ...Read more

Suminter India Organics receives ‘Topmost Exporter of Organic Spices Award’ by Spices Board India  

    Suminter India Organics has been recently felicitated with the Topmost Exporter of Organic Spices Award for the year 2016-17 and 2015-16 by Spices Board India. Spices Board of India is an apex organization for the development and promotion of Indian spices across the world. The organization provide...Read more

India's organic food market growing 17% annually: Harsimrat Badal, Union Food Processing Minister  

  “India’s organic food market is growing at 17 per cent annually and has the potential to grow at a faster pace on rising demand for health and wellness food products across the world”, said Harsimrat Kaur Badal, Union Food Processing Minister. Badal and Smriti Irani Minister for Wome...Read more

ICAR-IIHR to host National Horticulture Fair in Bengaluru

In a major effort to bring improvement in fruits, vegetables, ornamental and medicinal crops, the ICAR-Indian Institute of Horticultural Research (IIHR), a premier institute under the Indian Council of Agricultural Research (ICAR), New Delhi, is all set to unveil its four-day extravaganza, its National Horticultur...Read more

IFFCO ties up with Sikkim Govt for largest organic processing unit

Sikkim Chief Minister Prem Singh Tamang laid the foundation stone of Integrated Organic Food Processing units of Sikkim IFFCO Organics Ltd in Rangpo, East Sikkim on Sunday . 'Integrated Organic Food Processing' units in Rangpo will be set up  with an investment of more than Rs 50 crores.  Sikkim IFFCO O...Read more

CSIR- IHBT to set up Hydroponic systems to gear up agri start-ups

 Looking at this emerging demand hydroponics can be seen as a better farming method. Considering this fact, the Council of Scientific and Industrial Research- Institute of Himalayan Bioresource Technology (CSIR-IHBT) in Palampur is determined to develop small low-priced hydroponic system that is suitable for ...Read more

Global Organic Farming market is expected to reach $129.97 million by 2026 .

 According to the latest report by, global organic farming is accounted for $53.16 million in 2017 and is expected to reach $129.97 million by 2026 growing at a CAGR of 10.4% during the forecast period.  Driving key factors of organic market growth  Increasing demand for org...Read more

Organic, ZBNF, Biodynamic or GM – Way for future farming in India  

   The challenges of meeting the food security and nutritional security of the country in a profitable way for the farmer and in an environmentally sustainable way are enormous. We have to get ready to feed 150 crore population in the next ten years, with the bottom of the pyramid requiring food at affo...Read more

Innovations required for successful Indian agriculture in future

By the year 2050, annual food grain production would need to grow to 333 million tonnes. Despite the fact that the contribution of key food grains in acreage terms in India is 15 per cent, the production contribution is mere 8.7 per cent. This indicates that the use of innovative technology is necessary to meet th...Read more

Global vertical market projected to grow at a CGAR of 24.6% from 2019 to 2026

The global vertical farming market size was valued at $2.23 billion in 2018, and is projected to reach $12.77 billion by 2026, growing at a CAGR of 24.6% from 2019 to 2026.What is vertical farming? Vertical farming is a non-traditional method to grow crops, which enables ease of harvesting, no effect of climate, h...Read more