APEDA's first agri, processed food fair draws record-high international participation

First Virtual Trade Fair (VTF) organised by APEDA to boost the export potential of India’s agricultural and processed food products during the COVID-19 pandemic drew a huge response from participants, exporters and buyers from countries including India, UAE, Brazil, New Zealand and France. The VTF organised...Read more


Ag Ministry ropes in Noida-based Leads Connect Services for CCE project

Department of Agriculture, Cooperation & Farmers’ Welfare, Ministry of Agriculture has appointed Leads Connect Services Private Limited a Noida based Agri-tech Company, along with two other independent private agencies, to conduct the Crop Cutting Experiments (CCE) in 100 districts across India. This is ...Read more


Fertiliser and crop nutrition manufacturer Tradecorp's first brick-n-mortar office comes up in Pune

The Tradecorp India team was founded in 2015, without a physical place and lots of effort over these 5 years, they have achieved a total integration in the country, bringing expert solutions and more than 35 years of experience to every corner. Tradecorp manufactures and distributes specialty fertiliser and crop n...Read more


FarmERP bags top 3 finalist spot in The Asia Agritech Challenge  

 Pune based agriech FarmERP, has bagged a Top 3 finalist spot in the Asia AgriTech Challenge, organised by the Value Chain Capacity Network. Regional Value Chain Capacity Building Network (VCB-N) provides professional advisory services and capacity building on Value Chain and Market System Development (VC&...Read more


BT extends partnership with Syngenta fulfilling greater sustainability ambitions

BT has recently announced an extension of its long-term strategic agreement with Syngenta, one of the world's leading agricultural technology companies. Syngenta helps improve global food security by enabling millions of farmers to make better use of available resources. As part of the extended str...Read more


ICAR-CIFRI adopts 4 Assam wetlands for fish stock enhancement

The four Wetlands of Assam namely Borboi Beel (Bongaigaon District), Ghorajan Beel (Kamrup Rural District), Rupahi Beel (Nagaon District) and Dandua Beel (Morigaon District) have been adopted by the ICAR-Central Inland Fisheries Research Institute, Barrackpore, and Kolkata for carrying out the fish stock enhanceme...Read more


CropLife Asia conducts interactive meet for greater adoption of Drone tech in APAC

CropLife Asia's Drone for Pesticide Application Online Forum was conducted on March 8 to 10, 2021 and brought together virtually technology experts and sector stakeholders from across Asia and around the globe. The three-day conference was structured to convey and grow: a common understanding of drone benefits to ...Read more


APEDA organizes first virtual trade fair to boost agri, processed foods export

In a first of its kind initiative for boosting export potential of India’s agricultural and processed food products during COVID19 pandemic, APEDA has launched its first Virtual Trade Fair (VTF) yesterday on 10th March 2021. The fair will conclude on March 12, 2021. The fair with a theme ‘India Rice a...Read more


KWS acquires tomato breeding company Geneplanta

 KWS is consolidating the expansion of its new vegetable seed business with the acquisition of the vegetable seed company Geneplanta S.r.l., domiciled in Noceto/Parma, Italy. The Company, founded in 2011, focuses on breeding, production and sales of tomato varieties. Its main sales areas are realized in Italy...Read more


ICAR Institutes, KVKs & NCDC to fast track setting-up of FPOs  

The Indian Council of Agricultural Research’s Institutions along with the Krishi Vigyan Kendras and National Cooperative Development Corporation (NCDC) jointly organized a Web shop to discuss the strategies for speeding-up the setting-up of Farmers’ Producers’ Organizations (FPOs) in 116 blocks i...Read more


Corteva's PhytoGen® Cottonseed reveals new Pima Variety for 2021  

PhytoGen® cottonseed, the U.S. cottonseed brand of Corteva Agriscience, announced an addition to its Pima varieties for 2021. PhytoGen brand PHY 807 RF was selected after consistently showing exponential yield increases in university trials. “The newest addition to our Pima varieties delivers the same q...Read more


Bayer partners with GIZ, MAVIM to empower rural Maharashtra women farmers

 Recognizing the need to rebuild rural livelihoods and improve women’s health awareness in under-developed areas of Maharashtra, Bayer is partnering with Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH, a global service provider in the field of international cooperation for susta...Read more