Arcadia Biosciences receives patent for GoodWheat high fiber resistant starch

Arcadia Biosciences Inc.(RKDA), a leader in science-based approaches to enhancing the quality and nutritional value of crops and food ingredients, has announced that the US Patent and Trademark Office has awarded the company a patent for its high fiber resistant starch GoodWheat. The patent broadens Arcadia's...Read more


Centre procures over 3 LMTs of Pulses and Oilseeds during KMS 2021  

Based on the proposal from the States, the Centre has accorded approval for procurement of 85.08 LMT of Pulse and Oilseeds of Kharif Marketing Season 2020-21 and Rabi Marketing Season 2021 for the States of Tamil Nadu, Karnataka, Maharashtra, Telangana, Gujarat, Haryana, Madhya Pradesh, Uttar Pradesh, Odisha, Raja...Read more


Centre procures 645.10 LMT paddy, 3.09 LMT pulses & oilseeds in current KMS

In the ongoing Kharif Marketing Season (KMS) 2020-21, Government continues to procure Kharif 2020-21 crops at MSP from farmers as per existing MSP Schemes, as was done in previous seasons. Based on the proposal from the States, approval was accorded for procurement of 51.92 LMT of Pulse and Oilseeds of Kharif Mar...Read more


IPGA hosts 3rd National Pulses Seminar 2021

India Pulses and Grains Association (IPGA), the nodal body for India’s pulses trade and industry, successfully hosted the 3rd National Pulses Seminar on February 10 & 11, 2021. With over 45 national and international experts speaking at the seminar on critical topics and attended by around 2000 delegates...Read more


India accounts for 23.62% of world’s total pulses production in 2019-20: Ag Ministry  

Union Minister for Agriculture and Farmers Welfare, Rural Development, Panchayat Raj and Food Processing Industries, Narendra Singh Tomar said that India is the biggest producer and consumer of pulses in the world and it has almost achieved self-sufficiency in pulses. In the last five-six years, India has increase...Read more


IPGA to host two-day 3rd National Pulses Seminar on February 10  

 India Pulses and Grains Association (IPGA), the nodal body for India’s pulses trade and industry, is all set to host the 3rd National Pulses Seminar on February 10 & 11, 2021. The seminar will be coinciding with the 5th World Pulses Day which will be celebrated on February 10. With initiatives like...Read more


IPGA ropes in industry stalwarts to form Advisory Committee

 India Pulses and Grains Association (IPGA), the nodal body for India’s pulses trade and industry has announced an Advisory Committee with stalwarts from the agriculture sector of India to further enhance its standing as India’s leading think tank and knowledge hub on the pulses and grains industr...Read more


IPGA to host ‘3rd National Pulses Seminar’ in February  

  India Pulses and Grains Association (IPGA), the nodal body for India’s pulses trade and industry will be hosting the 3rd National Pulses Seminar on February 10 & 11, 2021 to coincide with the 5th World Pulses Day which will be celebrated on Feb. 10th.  IPGA, owing to the ongoing Covid-19 gl...Read more


IPGA hosts webinar on Lentils

India Pulses and Grains Association (IPGA), the nodal body for India’s pulses trade and industry, hosted THE IPGA KNOWLEDGE SERIES WEBINAR ON LENTILS with domain experts like Dr S K Malhotra, Agriculture Commissioner, Ministry of Agriculture, Govt. of India; Sunil Kumar Singh, Additional MD, NAFED; Rakesh Kh...Read more


IPGA to hold webinar on Lentils in November

India Pulses and Grains Association (IPGA) has organised a webinar Lentils on November 06, 2020. The IPGA KNOWLEDGE SERIES is a series of webinars / virtual meetings on subjects that are of critical interest to the pulses sector in India and world at large. The panellists for the webinar are eminent speakers like...Read more


NBHC releases first Kharif Crop estimates for 2020-21.

 Dr. Hanish Kumar Sinha, Head - Research & Development, National Bulk Handling Corporation (NBHC) has released NBHC’s First Kharif Crop Estimates for the year 2020-21. According to the estimation, total Rice production is expected to show marginal improvements in area by 6.74 per cent but production...Read more


IPGA holds webinar on Kharif crop outlook

India Pulses and Grains Association (IPGA), the nodal body for India’s pulses trade and industry, hosted THE IPGA KNOWLEDGE SERIES WEBINAR ON KHARIF CROP OUTLOOK .The webinar had a focused discussion on key aspects like sowing, weather impact, impact of monsoon this season, expected production, demand & ...Read more