PhosAgro and Exact Farming unveils ‘Digital Crop Nutrient Monitoring System’  

PhosAgro-Region, a PhosAgro subsidiary that is Russia’s largest mineral fertilizer distribution network, and Exact Farming have unveiled a digital system for monitoring the effectiveness of mineral fertilizers at the Russian Agrarian Forum. The companies estimate that the new digital field monitoring system ...Read more

Agritech start up Simply Fresh receives ‘Telangana Best Brand Award’  

    Hyderabad based agritech start up Simply Fresh, has been awarded the ‘Telangana Best Brand’ award by CMO Asia ‘2020. The award was presented at a virtual felicitation ceremony. The awards recognize, identify, and celebrate outstanding brand building & marketing initiatives by ...Read more

Pune based agritech Agri10x, gears up to set new records  

   Pune-based agtech major Agri10x is expected to clock a whopping GMV of INR 100 crore by December 2021, making it not just one of the fastest growing agtech companies globally, but also rightfully earning the title of the 'Alibaba of Agriculture'. Agri10x is the world's first Artificial Intelligence ...Read more

BlockApps, Bayer jointly launches blockchain network “TraceHarvest”  

       BlockApps, the leading enterprise block chain platform provider, announced the launch of the TraceHarvest Network which is transforming the way agricultural products are managed. The new block chain- powered business network was developed in collaboration with Bayer, the leading techn...Read more

IFFCO Bazar partners with SBI YONO Krishi App, the e-commerce arm of IFFCO has announced its integration with the SBI YONO Krishi, which is the dedicated portal catering to the farmer’s needs. This will insure that a wide variety of agriculture products are made accessible to lakhs of Indian Farmers. Hassle free...Read more

ICAR-CSSRI conducts webinar on 'Agriculture in saline environment'

An International Salinity Webinar on 'Resilient Agriculture in Saline Environments under Changing Climate' was organized by Indian Council of Agricultural Research-Central Soil Salinity Research Institute (ICAR-CSSRI), Karnal, Haryana in collaboration with the International Centre for Biosaline Agriculture (ICBA) ...Read more

Mahindra & Mahindra launches Krish-e centres in Telangana and Andhra Pradesh.  

  Mahindra & Mahindra Ltd.'s Farm Equipment Sector (FES) has launched six Krish-e centres in Telangana and Andhra Pradesh.  These e- centres are opened in Mahbubnagar, Miryalaguda and Kamareddy towns in Telangana and Tadepalligudem, Nandyal and Tenali in Andhra Pradesh. These centres are a part...Read more

New app to provide timely guidance on agrochemical use for potato farmers

Developing late-blight resistant potatoes has long been a priority for breeders, and hundreds of resistant varieties have been released in the past century. However, because of the pathogen’s ability to evolve ways to overcome the resistance of widely cultivated varieties, farmers still need to apply fungici...Read more

The Covid pushes digitization in agriculture  

  One of the biggest discoveries of our times, the internet is one of the main catalysts of continuing life as we know it despite the pandemic. That is true for agriculture as well, a sector that is labour-intensive and requires a great deal of in-person communication. Despite the push in the past decade, di...Read more

Assam Govt launches ‘Kisan Rath’ app to promote buyer-seller network

Assam Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal launched a mobile app to facilitate timely sale of agriculture products, particularly fruits and vegetables, by promoting buyer-seller network. Sonowal said that the ''Kisan Rath'' app, developed by the National Informatics Centre (NIC), would be a new vehicle for boosting ...Read more

CGIAR to hold mega ‘Big Data in Agriculture’ event

From October 19 to 23, 2020, the Consortium of International Agricultural Research Centers (CGIAR) will conduct a virtual and global convention ‘Digital Dynamism for Adaptive Food Systems’. The event will examine food system resilience and highlight how digital tools and technologies can help us sense,...Read more

Lithuania organizes international 'HACK Agrifood’20'  

    For the first time in history, a 2-month online international hackathon HACK AgriFood'20 is being organized. HACK AgriFood'20 is aimed at helping the agriculture and food sectors to overcome ongoing problems and to address the challenges posed by the COVID-19 crisis. After the hackathon, its partic...Read more