India’s overall exports in August 2021 estimated at $52.20 Bn

India’s overall exports (Merchandise and Services combined) in August 2021 are estimated to be $52.20 billion, exhibiting a positive growth of 33.99 per cent over the same period last year and a positive growth of 19.89 per cent over August 2019. Overall imports in August 2021 are estimated to be $58.57 bill...Read more

Global nitric acid market to witness significant growth: ResearchAndMarkets report

As per a recent report by's, 'Global Nitric Acid Market Outlook to 2026,' the global nitric acid market is expected to witness a significant growth rate during the forecast period.Increasing fertiliser demand due to the rising need for high crop yield to address the increasing necessity of g...Read more

Best Agrolife acquires Best Crop in Rs 101.6 Cr deal

Agrochemical company Best Agrolife has acquired the strength of backward integration supported with robust R&D Synthesis in the manufacturing of active ingredients of herbicides, insecticides and fungicides by acquiring Best Crop for a Rs 101.6 crore deal. The acquisition will further help Best Agrolife in the...Read more

Syngenta Group posts sales of $7.4 Bn in Q2

Syngenta Group recently reported strong financial results for the second quarter and the first half ended June 30, 2021. Group sales in the second quarter were $7.4 billion, up 28 per cent versus Q2 2020 (+25 per cent at CER). EBITDA increased in the second quarter 25 per cent (+38 per cent at CER) to $1.2 billion...Read more

Best Agrolife registers PAT of Rs 25.78 Cr in Q1 FY22

Best Agrolife, an India-based agrochemical company, has announced its financial results for the quarter ending on June 30, 2021. The company has registered a revenue of Rs 344.56 crore for the quarter with an EBITDA of Rs 36.06 crore (+316 per cent YOY). The PAT for Q1 FY22 was Rs 25.78 crore, a growth of 256 per ...Read more

AgBiome submits Esendo Fungicide for EPA review

AgBiome, a leader in developing innovative products from the Earth's microbial communities, has announced the submission of Esendo Fungicide, its next product, to the EPA for review. Pending EPA registration, Esendo Fungicide will be the first combination product that AgBiome brings to market and its third product...Read more

Nurture.Farm expands global outreach prog in sustainable agri, a digital platform for growers, farming communities and food systems, is scaling and expanding its global reach as a part of the OpenAg network. The OpenAg network was conceived by UPL, a world leader in sustainable agriculture.    The platform fosters resilient farmers, maki...Read more

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

Bayer Crop Science posts 10.6% rise in sales in Q2 FY2021  

 The Bayer Group registered strong growth in the second quarter of 2021. “Sales at all divisions increased by a double-digit percentage after adjusting for currency and portfolio effects, and we expect this positive sales momentum to continue in all our businesses. We are therefore upgrading our full-ye...Read more

IMD, ICMR to provide weather-based agro advisories in Goa

India Meteorological Department (IMD) in collaboration with ICAR has recently set up District Agro-Met Unit (DAMU) under Gramin Krishi Mausam Seva (GKMS) scheme to provide the weather-based information and agro-advisories needed for the taluka level farming community. The centre is located at KVK, ICAR-CCARI, Old ...Read more

ATUL posts consolidated net profit of Rs 165.94 Cr in Q1FY22

ATUL, an integrated chemical company, has recently posted its (Q1 FY 2021-22) - QoQ results. In the quarter, the company has reported a total income of Rs 1109.82 crores during the period ended June 30, 2021, as compared to Rs 1134.56 crores during the period ended March 31, 2021. The company has posted net profit...Read more

BCS receives grant to manufacture Trifloxystrobin in India

Best Crop Science (BCS), a manufacturer of agro-inputs, has announced that Central Insecticides Board & Registration Committee has granted registration for indigenous manufacturing of Trifloxystrobin Technical u/s 9(3). With this new addition, BCS shall become the first agrochemical industry to manufacture and...Read more