Spices Board holds virtual BSM to boost turmeric exports

With the approaching harvest season of the golden spice, turmeric, Spices Board conducted a virtual Buyer Seller Meet (BSM) to strengthen market linkages and promoting exports. A total of 122 participants were part of this interactive event. The BSM aimed at giving accessibility to farmers and farmer producer grou...Read more

IPFT, ICAR–DRMR jointly organises workshop on ‘Orobanche weed control in mustard’

A field workshop on 'Techno-management options to control Orobanche in mustard-a pilot study' was jointly organized by Institute of Pesticide Formulation Technology (IPFT), Gurugram, Haryana and the ICAR-Directorate of Rapeseed-Mustard Research (ICAR-DRMR), Bharatpur at village Gurda Nandi in the Bharatpur distric...Read more

NODA Labs, KOIMA to jointly host ‘SilkOne Interact’ to connect Indian and Korean Agri-Food businesses  

Delhi-based NODA Labs, together with the Korea Importers Association (KOIMA), will host its first 'SilkOne Interact from February 22-26, 2021' to connect the Indian agri-food exporters and prospective importers from Korea. SilkOne Interact is an online 1:1 business matchmaking event that connects Indian agri-food ...Read more

Mahindra constitutes 'Krish-e Champion Awards'

Mahindra & Mahindra’s Farm Equipment Sector, India’s leading tractor manufacturer and part of the USD 19.4 billion Mahindra Group announced the winners of the inaugural Krish-e Champion Awards on 30th January 2021. These awards take forward the spirit of the Mahindra Samriddhi India Agri Awards (MS...Read more

Ag Ministry launches seed traceability app  

Union Agriculture and Farmers Welfare, Rural Development, Panchayat Raj and Food Processing Industries Minister Narendra Singh Tomar launched the seed traceability mobile app, which will be able to identify the real seed. The Union Minister said that information about real seeds will be available through the mobi...Read more

Syngenta achieves 125 M acres milestone of digitally managed farmland

Switzerland-based Syngenta Group one of the world’s leading agricultural technology and innovation companies has recently achieved a milestone of 125 million acres of farmland actively managed by growers using the Group’s digital services. Syngenta Group is the only agricultural company to have l...Read more

Solinftec, IBM collaborate to raise agricultural digitisation standards

 IBM and Solinftec, the market-leading agricultural platform, are bringing new precision solutions to agriculture worldwide. IBM's unparalleled climate-based insights are now being combined with Solinftec's sophisticated algorithms and artificial intelligence to provide real-time decision-making solutions for...Read more

Sound Agriculture, USA launches SOURCE nutrient efficacy product for Soybeans

California based Sound Agriculture has announced that its flagship nutrient efficiency product, SOURCE, is now available for use on soybeans in addition to corn. SOURCE gives crops access to natural forms of nitrogen and phosphorus, supporting increased yield with less impact on the environment. Trials f...Read more

ICAR-CIWA holds international webinar on FPOs

The ICAR-Central Institute for Women in Agriculture, Bhubaneswar, Odisha and All India Coordinated Research Project (Home Science) Centre, College of Community Science, Central Agricultural University, Tura, Meghalaya organized an International Webinar on 'FPO - A Collective Approach in Agriculture Production Syst...Read more

NRGene, Israel completes IPO on the TASE, raises $30 Mn  

Israel-based NRGene, an AI-based genomic company operating in the agricultural and livestock industry, announced that it has successfully completed its initial public offering on the Tel Aviv Stock Exchange (TASE). NRGene raised NIS 100 Million (US$30 Million), with a post-money valuation of circa NIS 370 Million ...Read more

Google Cloud, Farmers Edge to digitally transform agriculture

Farmers Edge, a global leader in digital agriculture, based out of Canada has recently announced that it has entered into a long-term strategic agreement with Google Cloud to market the AgTech company's services and bolster the use of artificial intelligence, machine learning, and predictive analytics in its platf...Read more

Trym, USA unveils new Touchless cannabis harvesting tech

Trym, a pioneering cannabis cultivation software company founded in California has recently announced the release of Touchless Harvesting, a patent-pending technology that allows cultivators to compliantly and expeditiously scan, weigh, and record plant tags while harvesting cannabis plants via a mobile device. Tr...Read more