ICAR developed genomics-assisted breeding of Chickpea

These two new varieties with drought tolerance and disease resistance were recently identified for farming by the Indian Council of Agricultural Research (ICAR).Dr Trilochan Mohapatra, Secretary (DARE) & DG (ICAR) regarded this initiative as a success story of collaboration of the ICAR Institutes, State Agricu...Read more


Cargill invests $75 million to boost PURIS pea protein production

Cargill has invested an additional $75 million in PURIS, the largest North American producer of pea protein. The investment enables PURIS to more than double its pea protein production using an existing 200,000 square-foot facility in Dawson, Minn.  This investment will position PURI...Read more


Verdeca gets USDA nod for HB4 drought tolerant soybeans

Verdeca, a joint venture between Arcadia Biosciences, Inc. and Bioceres Crop Solutions Corp. have announced that it has successfully completed the regulatory review process and received approval from the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) for its HB4® drought tolerant soybeans, which wil...Read more