Bioceres crop solutions acquires minor stake in molecular farming company Moolec

Bioceres Crop Solutions Corp. (Bioceres), a fully-integrated global provider of crop productivity solutions designed to enable the transition of agriculture towards carbon neutrality, has entered into definitive agreements for the acquisition of a 6 per cent ownership interest in Moolec Science Ltd., a Molecu...Read more

AgNext, Tea Research Association's Jorhat AI Excellence Centre to focus on improving tea quality

India’s leading AgTech startup, AgNext Technologies in collaboration with the Tea Research Association has successfully set up an AI Excellence Center at Tea Research Institute, Jorhat. In this collaborative effort, AgNext Technologies will fully work on solving the quality quotient of the tea industry with ...Read more

Nomad Foods, WWF collaborate to promote sustainable agriculture

Europe’s leading frozen foods company, Nomad Foods, and WWF, the world’s leading conservation organization, have recently announced a partnership that seeks to find agricultural solutions to the 'triple challenge' of feeding a growing global population while tackling the climate crisis and reversing bi...Read more

Cargill expands Canadian crop inputs business with Precision Ag acquisition

Following a successful 22-year joint venture, Cargill will purchase south-eastern Saskatchewan crop inputs retailer, Precision Ag, in a move that deepens its commitment to farmers in the region. The business will continue to operate as Precision Ag, based in Griffin, SK and there will be no changes for its 23 emp...Read more

Union Ag Minister summarises implementation of projects recommended by Dr P K Mishra Committee

Union Minister of Agriculture and Farmers Welfare Narendra Singh Tomar recently gave a written reply in Rajya Sabha on March 19, 2021 about crop health estimation. The Dr P K Mishra Committee was constituted in September, 2013 to review the implementation of crop insurance schemes in India. The committee submitte...Read more

MP, UP join hands with Jal Shakti Min to implement Ken Betwa Link Project

PM Narendra Modi launched the ‘Jal Shakti Abhiyan: Catch the Rain’ campaign on World Water Day, March 22, 2021 via video conferencing. A Memorandum of Agreement was signed between the Union Minister of Jal Shakti and the Chief Ministers of Madhya Pradesh and Uttar Pradesh to implement the Ken Betwa Lin...Read more

Mahindra’s IWM Project helps conserve over 10 Mn litres of water per annum  

The Integrated Watershed Management Project (IWMP) a Public-Private partnership between Mahindra & Mahindra Ltd., and NABARD (National Bank for Agriculture and Rural Development) introduced at Hatta-Damoh, Madhya Pradesh in 2015 has resulted in increased availability of over 10 million litres of surface water ...Read more

Bayer  wins ‘Best Employer in India’ award 4 years in a row

Bayer, a global enterprise with core competencies in the fields of healthcare and agriculture, has been named by Kincentric as one of India’s “Best Employers” for 2020. This is the fourth consecutive year since 2017 that Bayer has bagged this award. Bayer has been recognized for its outstanding p...Read more

CropLife Asia marks World Water Day with heightened focus on water conservation

As World Water Day is recognised in Asia and around the globe today, Singapore-based CropLife Asia is marking the occasion by calling for more intensive efforts and collaborative work to drive water conservation in regional agriculture. "There is no natural resource as precious as water, and how we work together ...Read more

SenesTech's ContraPest found successful in combating rat infestation in poultry setting

SenesTech, Inc, a developer of proprietary, next-generation technologies for managing animal pest populations through fertility control, has announced the conclusion of agricultural deployments of ContraPest with demonstrated, sustained success in reducing rat populations and improving operating economies in poult...Read more

Benson Hill to improve seed innovation through CropOS technology

Benson Hill, a food tech company unlocking the natural genetic diversity of plants with its cutting-edge food innovation engine, has announced the launch of its Ingredient and Fresh business segments, including prior acquisition of critical supply chain infrastructure, to deliver enhanced products using the c...Read more

FICCI honours AgroSpectrum Advisor Dr C D Mayee for 'Distinguished Lifetime Contribution' in Agrochemical sector

The Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce (FICCI), New Delhi has awarded Prof (Dr) Charudatta Digambarrao Mayee with an award for Distinguished Lifetime Contribution (Individual) in the Agrochemical sector during the FICCI Chemicals and Petrochemicals Awards 2021 held as part of India Chem 2021.  Dr Maye...Read more