Sound Agriculture collaborates with Syngenta to reduce nitrogen use

California based Sound Agriculture and Switzerland-based Syngenta have recently formed a strategic partnership to explore opportunities to decrease nitrogen fertilizer use in China by up to 30% while maintaining on-farm productivity. Sound Agriculture's flagship product SOURCE stimulates microbes in the ...Read more

Agritech start up Unnati partners with Mosaic India to digitize retail channel  

  Noida-based agri-tech startup Unnati has partnered with Mosaic India, a leading global fertilizer brand. The strategic, exclusive collaboration is aimed at digitizing the working of 1, 50,000+ retailers with an expected reach to 20 Million farmers using Unnati’s technology platform over the comin...Read more

US impose duties on import of phosphate fertilizer from Russia, Morocco

The US Department of Commerce has recently announced affirmative preliminary determinations in the countervailing duty (CVD) investigations of imports of phosphate fertilizers from Morocco and Russia. Commerce preliminarily determined that exporters received countervailable subsidies rates of 23.46 percent, and 2...Read more

GSFC launches domestic liquid fertilizer in HP

Himachal Pradesh CM Jai Ram Thakur has recently launched the domestic liquid boronated calcium nitrate fertilizer, a joint venture of HIMFED and Gujarat State Fertilizers and Chemicals Ltd. (GSFC) under ‘Atmanirbhar Bharat Abhiyan’ on 19th November 2020. The GSFC has introduced five products in Himacha...Read more

NFL registers growth in sale of non-urea fertilizers

In order to promote the balanced use of fertilizers in India, National Fertilizers Limited (NFL) is encouraging farmers in its training programmes to also use nonurea fertilizers like DAP, MoP, NPK and Sulphur Based fertilizers. With these efforts, the company has registered growth in sale of all non-urea fertili...Read more

EC unveils 'Farm to Fork strategies-2030'

The European Commission (EC) has unveiled its Farm to Fork and Biodiversity Strategies that would impose restrictions on European Union (EU) agriculture through targeted reductions in the use of land, fertilizers, antimicrobials, and pesticides. The Farm to Fork and Biodiversity Strategies represents a fundamental...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

Centre announces Rs 65,000 Cr fertilizer subsidy

Close on the heels of agri reform Bills, the Centre has provided another fillip to the Indian agriculture sector by announcing Rs 65,000 crore fertilizer subsidy to farmers. As part of the larger economic stimulus package of Aatmanirbhar Bharat 3.0, this subsidy of fertilizers will directly help increase the supp...Read more

IFFCO slashes prices of NP Fertilizers across country

IFFCO has announced the reduction of ₹50/bag in the price of NP 20:20:0:13 Ammonium Phosphate Sulphate Fertilisers across India with immediate effect on all stocks. According to an IFFCO statement of the cost is reduced by ₹1000/Tonn as support to farmers on Sulphur, a key input nutrient for the soil. This nu...Read more

FACT records profit of Rs 83.07 Cr in half yearly quarter 2020

The Fertilisers and Chemicals Travancore Limited (FACT), a Public Sector Company under the Ministry of Chemicals & Fertilisers, has made a record profit of Rs.83.07 Crore for the quarter ended 30 September 2020.  This is an all-time high operating profit reported in a quarter by the Company.  Profit ...Read more

HIL joins hands with Department of Chemicals & Petro Chemicals

HIL (India) Limited, a PSU under the Ministry of Chemicals & Fertilizers,  has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with the Department of Chemicals & Petrochemicals recently to achieve the revenue target of Rs 451 crore in the current financial year ( 2020-21). The MoU was signed by SP Mohanty,...Read more

IFFCO Bazar partners with SBI YONO Krishi App, the e-commerce arm of IFFCO has announced its integration with the SBI YONO Krishi, which is the dedicated portal catering to the farmer’s needs. This will insure that a wide variety of agriculture products are made accessible to lakhs of Indian Farmers. Hassle free...Read more