Agri ministry organises conference on Rabi campaign 2021-22

Inaugurating the National Conference on Agriculture for Rabi campaign 2021-22 recently through video conferencing, Union Agriculture Minister Narendra Singh Tomar said the Central Government is fully committed to supporting the states to increase production and productivity and to face the challenges posed by clim...Read more

Coromandel International launches GroShakti Plus fertiliser

Telangana-based Coromandel International, known for its Gromor and Godavari Brand of fertilisers has recently launched GroShakti Plus. Present at the launch were Arun Alagappan, Executive Vice Chairman, Coromandel International, Sameer Goel, MD, Coromandel International, farmers and fertiliser dealers from the sta...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

NewLeaf and Meristem collaborates to bring Innovative Biologicals

   NewLeaf Symbiotics® (NewLeaf) and Meristem Crop Performance Group, LLC announced a new strategic alliance designed to efficiently bring new biologicals to more farmers faster. Under the new relationship, Meristem and NewLeaf will work together to make this yield-enhancing technology reliable, acc...Read more

CropLife India - FICCI webinar highlights risk awareness in crop protection industry

CropLife India and FICCI jointly organised a webinar on 'The Importance of Safety in Manufacturing: Indian Crop Protection Industry,' operation and execution of production change management. The Chief Guest on the occasion was Samir Kumar Biswas, Additional Secretary (Chemicals), Department of Chemicals & Petr...Read more

IIL deploys 600+ crop advisors pan India under Mega Farmer Awareness Prog

Insecticides (India) Ltd (IIL) has deployed more than 600 crop advisors across India. In the FY 2021-22, the crop advisors will help more than 10 lakh farmers to understand every aspect related to crop protection ranging from seed treatment to pest, weed and disease management. The service to promote the judicious...Read more

CM of MP demands urea, DAP from Centre

The Chief Minister of Madhya Pradesh, Shivraj Singh Chouhan recently met the Union Minister for Health and Family Welfare and Chemicals and Fertilizers, Mansukh L Mandaviya in his office and discussed in detail the demand for urea and DAP in the state. The Chief Minister informed that paddy plantation work is in ...Read more

Verdesian eyes growth post new product launches

The Verdesian Life Sciences acquisition of Cytozyme Laboratories in April 2021 continues to show positive momentum. While the acquisition of Cytozyme made sense from a cultural and product mix standpoint, it also opened up the opportunity to provide the most advanced nutrient use efficiency products to farmers in ...Read more

Nano urea can enhance farmer’s crop yields, save nitrogen by 50%: ICAR trials

      The nano-fertilizer holds great promise for application in plant nourishment because of its size-dependent qualities, high surface-volume ratio, and unique properties. Nano-fertilisers releases plant nutrients in a controlled manner contributing to higher nutrient use efficiency.   E...Read more

Agri Ministry issues clarification on G-2 Form for bio-stimulants

The Ministry of Agriculture and Farmers Welfare in a recent clarification to all the directors of states and UTs have stated to include biostimulants in Schedule VI of Fertiliser Control Order (FCO). As per the notification, all manufacturers/importers are required to submit applications in Form G to the Controlle...Read more

IIFCO's NBRC in MoU with IIT Delhi for agri innovation

Indian Farmers Fertiliser Cooperative (IFFCO) research and development unit, Nano Biotechnology Research Centre (NBRC) has signed an MoU with the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Delhi for research consultancy, knowledge transfer and collaborative projects.   IFFCO endeavours on developing highly advanc...Read more

Bion initiates cannabis trials at Southern Illinois University

Bion Environmental Technologies, a developer of advanced livestock waste treatment technology that dramatically reduces environmental impacts while recovering high-value coproducts, announced that its cannabis trials are starting at Southern Illinois University, using commercial ammonium bicarbonate as a nitrogen ...Read more