BASF launches e3 Sustainable Cotton Grower Fund

BASF has launched the e3® Sustainable Cotton Grower Fund, a unique and unprecedented effort to provide additional economic support for cotton farmers in the e3 program who commit to growing sustainable cotton. Brands, retailers, mills and other cotton fibre value chain partners sourcing e3 Sustainable Cotton ...Read more

DCM Shriram's ‘Meetha Sona’ initiative conserves 299 Bn water in two years

DCM Shriram Ltd – Sugar Business has announced the successful conservation of 299 billion litres of water in the last two years under its flagship sustainable sugarcane cultivation initiative/multi-stakeholder programme, ‘Meetha Sona’’ certified by Indian Institute of Sugarcane Research, Lu...Read more

S&P Global Sustainability Yearbook 2021 adds UPL for excellence in Corporate Sustainability  

 UPL Ltd. has announced its inclusion in the S&P Global Sustainability Yearbook 2021 for its strong performance in environmental, social and governance risk management. The SAM Corporate Sustainability Assessment (CSA) is issued annually by S&P global. This year, UPL Ltd. not only secured a spot in th...Read more

Aquaconnect receives FICCI’s 'Best Agri Startup in Application of Digital Technologies Award'  

The pioneer in tech infused Aqua farming, Aquaconnect, wins the 1st runner up 'Best Agri Startup in Application of Digital Technologies (Mature Stage) Award' in the 3rd edition of Virtual FICCI Summit & Awards for Agri Start-Ups held on February 9-10, 2021. This Award gives a platform to Agri Startups to showc...Read more

Novozymes' Nitragin brand is now part of UPL offerings in Argentina

UPL and Novozymes, the world leader in biological solutions, announce a partnership to provide a range of biological products to the Argentinian market. Biological products made by Novozymes and marketed under the Nitragin brand will now become part of UPL’s portfolio, providing a complete range of biosoluti...Read more

Davis Instruments, Pessl Instruments jointly launch FieldClimate Software for farmers across the world

Davis Instruments and Pessl Instruments, two leading global manufacturers of weather stations, data collection hardware, and software for agriculture have partnered to integrate data from Davis Instruments EnviroMonitor platform with Pessl Instruments FieldClimate software, ...Read more

Agri Start-ups should become the pivot of agricultural transformation: Dr Ashok Dalwai, CEO, NRAA

 Dr Ashok Dalwai, CEO, NRAA, Ministry of Agriculture & Farmers Welfare, Govt of India  said that while India has made good progress in ease of doing business, more efforts are still required to make agriculture competitive. Addressing the inaugural session of the third edition of FICCI Summit and Aw...Read more

UPL joins the European Cocoa Association as Associate Member

UPL, a global leader in sustainable agriculture products and solutions, announced that it has joined the European Cocoa Association (ECA) as an Associate Member, building on existing memberships with the World Cocoa Foundation and the Cocoa and Forests Initiative. For 35 years, UPL has worked closely with smallho...Read more

Brazilian Ag Ministry awards UPL with 'More Integrity Seal Recognition'

UPL was awarded the More Integrity Seal from the Ministry of Agriculture (MAPA). The More Integrity Seal was instituted in 2018 to foster, recognize and reward integrity practices by agribusiness companies and cooperatives under the perspective of social responsibility, sustainability and ethics. Additional consid...Read more

Bioceres Crop Solutions, NSIP to jointly design fast-paced HB4® Soybean Breeding Program

Bioceres Crop Solutions Corp., a fully-integrated provider of crop productivity solutions designed to enable the transition of agriculture towards carbon neutrality, and Nature Source Improved Plants (“NSIP”), an advanced optimization analytics company dedicated to the genetic improvement and breeding ...Read more

Gramcover launches 'Parametric' Weather Shield insurance for farmers 

Solving for the century-old problem, Insurtech startup, Gramcover has introduced ‘Parametric Insurance’ to provide protection for crops against weather vagaries in conjunction with crop insurance companies. The insurance cover has been created for insurance in states like Maharashtra, Bihar, Andhra Pra...Read more

Pairwise to introduce CRISPR tech-enhanced produce after $90 M funding round

Pairwise announced the closing of its $90 million Series B funding round, signaling a new frontier in healthy, sustainable food innovation. Funding for the round was led by Pontifax Global Food and Agriculture Technology Fund (Pontifax AgTech), a pioneering growth capital investor in food and agriculture technolog...Read more