Bayer announces pipeline project & new R&D update for the Crop Science Division  

  Bayer recently announced pipeline project advancements and newly unveiled research in a dedicated research and development (R&D) pipeline update for the Crop Science Division. In 2019, Bayer’s pipeline delivered 55 key project and formulation advancements while providing farmers around the world ...Read more

Agritech startup CropIn partners with Centre to help estimate crop yield accurately

Government of India has partnered with Bengaluru-based agritech startup CropIn Technologies to streamline the CCE (Crop Cutting Experiment) process and make it more accurate and scalable. CCE is an assessment method that was employed by the Government of India as part of its Pradhan Mantri Fasal Bima Yojana (...Read more

Corteva Agriscience to accelerate ramp up of enlist E3™ Soybeans for 2021

Corteva, Inc. (NYSE: CTVA) recently announced that the Company is accelerating the ramp-up of Enlist E3™ soybeans to U.S. and Canadian farmers over the next five years – reinforcing the Company's commitment to its Enlist technology and continued focus on bringing greater choice and value to growers. Co...Read more

Indigram Labs Foundation – accelerator for Agri-tech startup

    The startup culture in India is booming after acquiring Government aid and the exclusive help provided by Accelerators. Startup accelerators support early-stage, growth-driven companies through education, mentorship, and financing .NIDHI- (National Initiative for Developing and Harnessing Innovatio...Read more

 Chennai based Agritech Startup WayCool Foods raises $32 mn from Lightbox

Chennai-headquartered WayCool Foods has raised U$32 Mn in a combination of equity and debt in its Series C round, the company said in a statement yesterday. The round was led by Lightbox and saw participation of FMO, the Dutch entrepreneurial development bank, as well as its current investor LGT Lightstone Aspada....Read more

MOFPI sanctions 39 mega food parks & 298 cold chain across the country

The Ministry of Food Processing Industries (MoFPI) along with the central government has sanctioned 39 mega food parks and 298 integrated cold chain projects throughout the country, said Rameswar Teli, minister of state for Food Processing Industries, in a reply in the Lok Sabha. As per reports, the government is ...Read more

FICCI releases 11th Edition of India Commodity Year Book 2020

 The NCML (National Collateral Management Services Limited) released the 11th Edition of the India Commodity Year Book 2020. The guest of honor was Ramesh Chand, NITI AYOG, Government of India. He unveiled the book in presence of Sanjeev Kumar Chadha, MD, Agricultural Marketing Cooperative Marketing Federatio...Read more

Call for 2020 Biopesticide Awards nominations

After the success of the first Biopesticide Summit and Awards in July 2019, the executive and steering committee of the World BioProtection Form (WBF) is delighted to announced that the 2nd Biopesticide Summit & Awards will take place on 19-20 May 2020, at the National Exhibition Centre (NEC), Birmingham, Unit...Read more

AgroSpectrum partnered with Global Biopesticide Summit and Awards 2020 as a Strategic Media Partner

After the success of first Biopesticide Summit & Awards, the executive and steering committee of the Biopesticide Summit is delighted to announced that the second Biopesticide Summit & Awards will take place on 19-20 May 2020, at the National Exhibition Centre, Birmingham, United Kingdom. Biopesticides ca...Read more

Agri Innovation - Empowerment Through Knowledge

These apps support organizations to increase their impact.The apps are built from a farmer perspective with practical advice that is easily applicable to their crops. Data is gathered and used to make predictions and support management decisions of farmers and affiliated companies. Customized advices on cultivati...Read more

Mars, NSIP to develop new improved, disease resistant Cacao varieties

Global demand for cacao is expected to grow at an annual rate of approximately 5% for the foreseeable future.   In the past, increasing demand has been met by increasing the total acreage under cacao cultivation.   However, this approach has come at a high cost in terms of deforestation an...Read more

World Record Union felicitate ASCI for maximum assessment of farmers  

  Agriculture Skill Council of India (ASCI) has been recently felicitated by the World Record Union as one of the top 20 record holder achievers for the year 2020 for the incredible record on the theme of "Maximum Number of Farmers assessed on a single day”. Editors of seven countries Record Books have...Read more