Government needs to restructure modalities of pulses value chain: IPGA

  Editorial Excerpts:  .  How does IPGA operate Pulses value chain across the country? India Pulses and Grains Association (IPGA), is the apex body of India’s pulses and grains industry & trade and its membership encompasses market participants along the value chain. IPGA is a not-for-...Read more

Centre to sell 8.47 lakh tonnes pulses to control rising prices  

 In order to control the rising trend in pulse prices in many States and to improve their availability, the Centre has recently offered to sell 8.47 lakh tonnes of pulses to States at average market rates.  The decision, which would also help government procurement agencies offload their existing stocks...Read more

India Pulses and Grains Association announces THE PULSES CONCLAVE 2020

Mumbai, November 6, 2019: India Pulses and Grains Association (IPGA), the nodal body for India’s pulses trade and industry today announced that the 5th edition THE PULSES CONCLAVE, their biennial global pulses conference will be held from Feb. 12th to 14th, 2020 at Amby Valley City in Lonavala, Maharashtra. ...Read more

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