BASF India registers Rs 2,484.4 M in profit in Q1 FY 2021-22

BASF India has registered sales of Rs 30,129.2 million for the first quarter ended June 30, 2021, as compared to Rs 17,864.9 million in the corresponding quarter of the previous year, representing an increase of 69 per cent.   The company has reported a profit (before exceptional items) of Rs 2,484.4 millio...Read more

FBSciences launches CarbonBoost® Line to increase soil carbon  

     FBSciences, a global leader in agricultural biologicals, launches their CarbonBoost® soil health product line, leveraging 15 years of experience and commercial success in plant health innovation to maximize carbon sequestration, increase soil carbon, and drive soil health. As part of FBSc...Read more

Syngenta Group reports strong growth in Q1 2021  

Syngenta Group Co., Ltd.  has reported strong results for the first quarter of 2021. First quarter sales were $7.1 billion, up 20 percent compared to Q1 2020. This corresponds to a growth of 18 percent at constant exchange rates (CER). First-quarter EBITDA increased 19 percent (29 percent at CER) to $1.5 bill...Read more

Corteva Agriscience to promote agri-entrepreneurship by setting up multiple FPOs in MP, Bihar

Corteva Agriscience, a global agriculture company, is working towards establishing an ecosystem of Farmer Producer Organizations (FPO) in multiple states across India including Madhya Pradesh (MP) and Bihar. The company is focused on promoting agri-entrepreneurship, especially for women, by supporting seven FPOs i...Read more

Cargill expands Canadian crop inputs business with Precision Ag acquisition

Following a successful 22-year joint venture, Cargill will purchase south-eastern Saskatchewan crop inputs retailer, Precision Ag, in a move that deepens its commitment to farmers in the region. The business will continue to operate as Precision Ag, based in Griffin, SK and there will be no changes for its 23 emp...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

Samunnati , eFresh jointly launch ‘FDC’ for agri inputs  

Agritech start up Samunnati, in partnership with eFresh Agribusiness Solutions Pvt Ltd has inaugurated 14  Farmer Development Centre (FDCs) in Maharashtra, Gujarat, and Rajasthan. A SMART and Sustainable farming platform, FDC is listed as one of the four innovations by Green Innovation Centre, an initiative o...Read more

Herbs & Spices industry to grow at a CAGR 26.10% till 2026: Report

Herbs & Spices Kombucha market is expected to grow at a CAGR of 26.10% in the forecast period of 2020 to 2027. Increasing disposable income along with changing lifestyle of people drives the market growth in the forecast period. While preparing Herbs and Spices Kombucha market research report, few of the...Read more

NFL, CII organizes training programme for cotton growers

National Fertilisers Limited (NFL) along with CCI organised a one day farmer’s training programme in Agriculture Research Centre , Shri Ganganagar, Rajasthan. A total number of 75 progressive farmers from Sri Ganganagar, Bikaner and Hanumangarh districts participated in the this programme. Agricultural Scie...Read more

NFL launches mobile soil testing labs facility for farmers

The state-owned producer of chemical fertilisers, organic fertilisers and industrial chemicals, the National Fertilisers Limited have launched five mobile Soil Testing Soil Labs that will provide door to door soil testing for the farmers. The facility will be provided free of cost to the farmers. The service was ...Read more

PGPR working its way out in agriculture

Several bacterial species which are found in the plant rhizosphere, at root surfaces or in association with roots, can improve the quality of plant growth directly or indirectly, are known as ‘Plant Growth Promoting Rhizobacteria’ (PGPR). It effects plant growth by production of phytohormones like Indo...Read more

 Jharkhand Govt to offer 90% subsidy on seeds and fertilizer for Kharif crops  

    In midst of the nationwide lockdown, the government has initiated different relief measures for the farmers keeping in mind the current crisis and upcoming Kharif Season. Moreover, the government of Jharkhand announced that the farmers will be given a subsidy up to 90 per cent on the purchase of se...Read more