Blockchain in agriculture & food supply chain industry expected to reach $948 M by 2025

The global blockchain in agriculture and food supply chain market size is estimated to be USD 133 million in 2020 and is projected to reach USD 948 million by 2025, at a CAGR of 48.1% during the forecast period. Blockchain technology is revolutionizing the food and agriculture sectors by enhancing the decision-ma...Read more

IFA to hold 'High Level Forum' on Agri Management Strategies

The International Fertilizer Association (IFA) will be conducting 'The 2020 IFA High-Level Forum (HLF) on Sustainable Plant Nutrition'. It will be held on November 17 and 18, 2020 and will integrate reflections and lessons learned from the current crisis into the larger, long-term context of changing business fund...Read more

IFAD get €300 million loan from AFD to support small-scale farmers

 In an effort to tackle the devastating impact of climate change on rural hunger and poverty, the French development agency, Agence Française de Développement (AFD), signed a €300 million loan to the UN’s International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) to help small-scale farme...Read more

New app to provide timely guidance on agrochemical use for potato farmers

Developing late-blight resistant potatoes has long been a priority for breeders, and hundreds of resistant varieties have been released in the past century. However, because of the pathogen’s ability to evolve ways to overcome the resistance of widely cultivated varieties, farmers still need to apply fungici...Read more

CIMMYT releases its first ever maize genetic resource lines  

  The International Maize and Wheat Improvement Center (CIMMYT) announced the release of a new category of maize inbred lines called CIMMYT Maize Genetic Resource Lines (CMGRL). The CMGRLs are derived from crosses between elite CIMMYT lines and landrace accessions, populations or synthetics from the CIMMYT G...Read more

Lucent’s new fertilizer to benefit crops, soil and human health

Protein Industries Canada and Lucent BioSciences based out in Canada have recently announced that Lucent BioScience’s Soileos fertilizer helps increase yield in crops, while also contributing to both soil and human health. Announced in March 2020and developed as part of a project funded through a co-investm...Read more

Smart Agriculture Market is projected to reach $29.23 billion by 2027: Report

As per the report by Allied Market Research (AMR), the global smart agriculture industry was pegged at $16.74 billion in 2019, and is projected to reach $29.23 billion by 2027, growing at a CAGR of 9.7% from 2021 to 2027.   Sustainably increase in agricultural productivity, climate change, and ease of crop ...Read more

Mycorena, eniferBio to compete in Food Venture Summit

  With the aim to promote a sustainable food system, the Helsinki-based FAN Nordic Hub one of six accelerators in the European EIT Food Accelerator Network (FAN), The hub completed a four-month acceleration program with ten Nordic startups recently. “Leading the Nordic FAN program has been an eye-openi...Read more

IRRI and Vietnam join hands for collaborative rice research

  Top officials of Vietnam’s Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development (MARD) led by its Vice Minister, Le Quoc Doanh, discussed the future directions of the research collaboration between MARD and the International Rice Research Institute (IRRI) in a virtual meeting on 18 September 2020. Dr. Doanh...Read more

WAP organizes veterinary drive for animals affected by floods

International animal welfare organization World Animal Protection, along with National Disaster Response Force (NDRF), Veterinary Emergency Response Unit (VERU) East Zone, Department of Animal Husbandry, Assam, West Assam Milk Producers Cooperative Union Limited (WAMUL) and local communities is organizing mob...Read more

Global aeroponics industry to hit $3.53 billion by 2026: Report

 Global aeroponics industry was estimated at $578.7 million in 2018 and is expected to grow to $3.53 billion by 2026, registering a Compound Annual Growth Rate (CAGR) of 25.6 percent from 2019 to 2026. This estimation is as per a report entitled ‘Aeroponics Market by Application (Indoor Farming and Outd...Read more

Russia to hold annual international agricultural trade show in Nov, 2020

Russia’s annual agricultural trade show ‘YugAgro’ will be held this year between November 24-27 in Krasnodar in southern Russia. The event showcases over 710 Russian and international exhibitors, representing companies working in the field of agricultural machinery, equipment and materials for cr...Read more