NCDEX recognises Findoc Commodities with Krishi Award 2021

 The National Commodity & Derivatives Exchange Limited (NCDEX), the only commodity exchange in the country promoted by national level institutions, has awarded Findoc Commodities with Krishi Pragati Awards 2021.  Findoc commodities focus primarily on derivatives and commodities trading in Agri Commo...Read more

Kota farmer develops 'Sadabahaar' round-the-year dwarf variety of mango

Shrikishan Suman (55 years), a farmer from Kota, Rajasthan, has developed an innovative mango variety which is a regular and round-the-year dwarf variety of mango called Sadabahar, which is resistant to most major diseases and common mango disorders. The fruit is sweeter in taste, comparable to langra a...Read more

BASF ,AgBiome collaborates for marketing biological fungicide in Europe

 BASF and AgBiome have signed an agreement to bring a new biological fungicide to the market in Europe, and key countries in the Middle East and Africa. Developed by AgBiome, and marketed as Howler® in the United States, the biological fungicide with multiple modes of action provides preventive, long-last...Read more

ADAMA launches novel prothioconazole fungicide for cereals

ADAMA has announced the launch of a novel prothioconazole fungicide which uses a unique formulation to offer improved cereal and OSR disease control compared to the current market leader. Soratel (250 g/l prothioconazole), features ADAMA’s new ‘AsorbitalTM’ formulation technology: comprising a un...Read more

ICAR-NRCM inks MoU with IIP for to develop innovative packaging technologies

The ICAR-National Research Centre on Meat (NCRM) and the Indian Institute of Packaging (IIP) have entered into an MoU for facilitating collaborative research and training. Dr. S.B. Barbuddhe, Director, ICAR-NRC on Meat, Hyderabad and Dr. Tanweer Alam, Director, IIP, Mumbai, Maharashtra signed the MoU on the behalf...Read more

CNH Industrial acquires a minority stake in Bennamann

CNH Industrial announced that it has completed the acquisition of a minority stake in Bennamann Ltd., a UK based, fast growing agricultural technology company in the field of clean energy. This acquisition will see CNH Industrial become Bennamann’s exclusive strategic agricultural technology partner. This p...Read more

ICAR – KVK holds capacity building Programme on ‘Value Addition of Goan Fruits’

 A three days Capacity Building Programme on Food Processing and Value Addition of Goan Fruits was organized by the ICAR – Krishi Vigyan Kendra, North Goa, ICAR – CCARI, Goa, in collaboration with Goa Biodiversity Board, Saligaon, Goa. Total 25 participants attended the programme from Sanqualim, H...Read more

FarmERP bags 2000 USD prize & secures 2nd place in Asia Agritech Challenge

   Pune based agritech company FarmERP, has secured second place in the Asia AgriTech Challenge, organised by the Value Chain Capacity Network. The Regional Value Chain Capacity Building Network (VCB-N) provides professional advisory services and capacity building on Value Chain and Market System Develo...Read more

GE Current & WUR collaborates for global horticulture research

GE Current, a Daintree company, today extended its global horticulture lighting research initiative, launching a new partnership with Wageningen University & Research (WUR) in the Netherlands. The new study, led by WUR’s Prof Dr Leo Marcelis, will focus on determining the value and uses of interlighting ...Read more

EverGreening Global Alliance appoints Dr N Parasuraman as member of Technical Advisory Board for the SARR Program

 The Global EverGreening Alliance has recently announced the appointment of  Dr N Parasuraman as member of Technical Advisory Board for the South Asia Regional Restore Program. The Global EverGreening Alliance’s South Asia program aims to work with many organizations,  governments, and communi...Read more

Study reveals critical role of Food & Ag sectors in feeding the US economy

The ongoing COVID-19 crisis has served as a reminder of the critical role that the United States Food and agriculture industries still play in a resilient food supply chain, fueling our nation and ensuring that Americans are supplied with an abundance of safe food during this time of need. A new nat...Read more

Agri-food industry contributes over US$717 Bn to Southeast Asian economy: Oxford Economics  

     Southeast Asia’s agri-food remains critical to the region’s economy and plays a pivotal role in its future economic development, having demonstrated its resilience in challenging circumstances in 2020. The sector can be a key driver of the region’s economic recovery, but sup...Read more