Israeli firm ICL to supply 6 LMT of Potash to India through Dec 2021  

Israel-based ICL, a leading global specialty minerals and specialty chemicals company, has announced that it has signed a contract with Indian Potash Limited (IPL), India’s largest importer of potash, to supply an aggregate 600,000 metric tons of potash – with mutual options for an additional 50,000 me...Read more

AICIL, Gramcover to jointly ensure better insurance penetration in rural India  

The Agriculture Insurance Company of India Limited has joined hands with Gramcover, a rural insurtech startup to collectively enhance rural insurance penetration. By utilising the expertise of Gramcover in the rural insurtech space, this partnership aims to target 25 million farmers across the aspirational distric...Read more

NFL clocks record high fertiliser sales of 59.36 LMT in 2020-21

 National Fertilizers Limited has, once again, recorded highest-ever total fertiliser sale of 59.36 Lakh MT in 2020-21 beating its previous best of 57.04 Lakh MT achieved during 2019-20. This includes sale of company’s own Urea, imported Urea and other P&K fertilizers. On the production front, the ...Read more

Rijk Zwaan introduces ‘New Delhi virus’-resistant cucumber varieties

The ‘New Delhi’ virus has been a serious problem for many cucurbit growers, especially in the Mediterranean region, for numerous years. Due to its high infection pressure and rapid spread, this disease poses a severe threat to cucumber crops. Rijk Zwaan is proud to introduce a solution for cucumber gro...Read more

BASF launches Grow Smart Advantage tool to enhance crop yield

 BASF has launched a new digital tool, as part of its Grow Smart Live app, which calculates the estimated value of a farmer’s crop protection investment. The Grow Smart Advantage tool uses information about the farmer’s operation to provide crop input recommendations as well as the estimated value...Read more

Ceradis and Winfield® United form distribution partnership for CeraMax®

 Netherlands based Ceradis Crop Protection B.V., a global developer and marketer of environmentally friendly plant nutrition and crop protection solutions, has formed a distribution partnership with WinField® United for its CeraMax® bio fungicide seed treatment. "We are excited about the partnership ...Read more

Idai Nature brings natural solution for farmers with 'Vital Biodynamics'

Idai Nature, a company specialised in the manufacture of natural solutions for agricultural biocontrol, has launched VITAL Biodynamics, its line of products specialised in biodynamic agriculture with Research Institute of Organic Agriculture (FiBL) certificate, VITAL Biodynamics. Biodynamic agriculture is a type ...Read more

Meristem, Planet Earth Agronomy partner to develop Innovative Biologicals

US based Meristem Crop Performance Group, LLC and Planet Earth Agronomy, LLC, has announced a new strategic product development alliance designed to bring innovative biological products to American farmers. Under the relationship, Meristem and Planet Earth will work closely to develop and market yield-enhancing te...Read more

APEDA's first agri, processed food fair draws record-high international participation

First Virtual Trade Fair (VTF) organised by APEDA to boost the export potential of India’s agricultural and processed food products during the COVID-19 pandemic drew a huge response from participants, exporters and buyers from countries including India, UAE, Brazil, New Zealand and France. The VTF organised...Read more

Agri tech start-up Farmers Family launches ‘Farm to Fork’ app

 In order to make quality and fresh farming products reach the last mile, Farmers Family, an agri- tech start-up, has launched their online shopping app that is the one-stop solution for all your farm-fresh veggies and fruits needs. The app is making consumer’s shopping experience hassle-free by enablin...Read more

Agrify, Atlantis Hydroponics to jointly set up R&D Facility in Georgia

Agrify Corporation, a developer of highly advanced and proprietary precision hardware and software grow solutions for the indoor agriculture marketplace, announced it has entered into a binding letter of intent, which sets forth the principal terms of a partnership currently being negotiated with Atlantis Hydropon...Read more

IFFCO’s Gujarat-based phosphates, NPK plant to be revamped with Casale's technology

Casale has announced that its technology will be deployed to boost capacity at IFFCO’s oldest production centre for phosphates and NPK, in Kandla, Gujarat, India. Two of the existing lines were commissioned back in 1999, based on Grande Paroisse‘s Dual Pipe Reactor technology (DPR), presently lice...Read more