Telangana govt signs MoU with Wingsure

Govt of Telangana has tied up with Wingsure, an insurtech venture spin-out of SRI International (formerly Stanford Research Institute) that leverages artificial intelligence and deep technology to protect farmers worldwide. As a part of the agreement, Wingsure will provide deep-tech-based personalised crop insuran...Read more


Bayer launches transparency register for scientific collaborations with external partners

Bayer has introduced a transparency register in the future DAX-40-index. The transparency register will initially launch in Germany before being introduced in further countries. The Bayer Science Collaboration Explorer is aimed at improving long-term public confidence in science and research. The database provides...Read more


CNH Industrial joins 5G Open Innovation Lab

CNH Industrial, a leader in the capital goods sector, has joined the 5G Open Innovation Lab (5GOILab), a globally applied innovation ecosystem for corporations, academia and government institutions working on developing 5G technologies, as a corporate partner.    “We are excited to join the 5G Op...Read more


There is lot of potential in UTs for cultivation of high-value crops, oil palm: Tomar

Addressing the conference of Lieutenant Governors/Administrators of all UTs, Union Agriculture Minister Narendra Singh Tomar stated that the benefits of central government schemes for the agriculture sector should reach the correct farmers.    Tomar said that there is a lot of potential in the Union Te...Read more


Union agri ministry signs 5 MoUs with private cos for digital initiative

Ministry of Agriculture recently signed an MoU for pilot projects with CISCO, Ninjacart, Jio Platforms, ITC and NCDEX e-Markets (NeML) at Krishi Bhavan. The MoU was signed in the presence of Agriculture Minister Narendra Singh Tomar. Based on these pilot projects farmers will be able to make informed decisions on ...Read more


ICAR launches Network Programme on Precision Agriculture

Dr Trilochan Mohapatra, Secretary (DARE) & Director General (ICAR) virtually launched the ICAR-Network Programme on Precision Agriculture (ICAR-NePPA).   The Network Programme has been developed initially involving 16 partner Institutes (covering 7 SMDs) with the ICAR-IARI as lead. Considering the chall...Read more


Mahindra recognises individuals, institutions for contribution towards farming and related services

Mahindra & Mahindra’s Farm Equipment Sector has announced the winners of the second edition of the Krish-e Champion Awards. The Rabi 2021 edition of the award celebrated farmers and institutions who adopted Krish-e practices in the last Rabi season, showcasing visible impact in their farmlands and their ...Read more


PAU urges farmers to adopt practices on crop residue management

The Department of Extension Education, under the aegis of the Directorate of Extension Education, Punjab Agricultural University, Ludhiana, recently organised a field day on crop residue management at village Khosa Randhir, Moga on 2.9.2021 under the project funded by NABARD in which about 150 farmers participated...Read more


Samunnati launches blockchain tech for FPOs, farmer members

Samunnati recently launched an integrated Blockchain, AI and ML platform centered around the FPOs and farmer members. The platform will enable the redistribution of value chain gains to farmers. The blockchain is co-powered by the University of Hyderabad, Samunnati, Synchrony, and Social Education Economical Devel...Read more


NDDB develops e-GOPALA application, IMAP web portal for livestock sector

Parshottam Rupala, Union Minister of Fisheries, Animal Husbandry and Dairying launched the web version of the NDDB-developed e-GOPALA application and IMAP web portal at NDDB, Anand in presence of Meenesh Shah, Chairman, National Dairy Development Board (NDDB).   The e-GOPALA platform helps farmers manage th...Read more


Corteva Agriscience, Plantix unveil free pest, disease and weed identification app

Corteva Agriscience has launched a new mobile application (app), Corteva FarmFundi, which provides a digital pest and disease identification guide for farmers across Africa and the Middle East (AME). Once threats are accurately identified using the app, farmers can consult with Corteva’s expert crop scientis...Read more


Samunnati with Dvara E-Registry to provide services to farmers, FPOs

Dvara E-Registry has partnered with agri value chain solutions provider Samunnati Financial Intermediation and Services. Samunnati and Dvara E-Registry will jointly leverage both the organisations’ reach, expertise and resources to provide an array of productive and profitable financial and technological ser...Read more