Online agrochemicals firm, AgFarm launches its products in Chhattisgarh
02-Jan-2023 - 0 Comments.
Dubai-based agrochemical company, AgFarm has introduced its entire product range in Chhattisgarh. The launch coincides with the Rabi crop sowing season in India, typically starting in the winter season.
WRMS Ventures into the manufacturing of climate-smart agrochemicals
23-Nov-2022 - 0 Comments.
WRMS, a leading agri-tech company, has expanded its services by foraying into the manufacturing of climate-smart agrochemicals in order to provide better solutions for pest management and soil fertility to farmers.
Best Agrolife bags A- credit rating from Care Ratings
22-Nov-2022 - 0 Comments.
Indian agrochemical major Best Agrolife Ltd. (BAL) on Friday informed that CARE Ratings Limited has assigned a 'CARE A-' rating to the long-term bank facilities of the company with a stable outlook.
BioPrime Agrisolutions raises INR 9 Crore in a Pre-Series A round led by Inflexor Ventures
25-Oct-2022 - 0 Comments.
Tech-focused VC fund, Inflexor Ventures, leads the Pre-Series A round of INR 9 Crore in Agbiotech startup, BioPrime Agrisolutions (BioPrime).
India is the global gateway for Bio AG Solutions, opines Dr Venkatesh Devanur, Secretary, BIPA.
20-Oct-2022 - 0 Comments.
The two-day India's biggest BioAgri conference, "BioAgri-2022, the second edition was organised in city.
Agricultural research leaders’ team up to launch open data crop nutrition platform
06-Sep-2022 - 0 Comments.
Marking a major advance in improving crop health and nutrition worldwide, the Consortium for Precision Crop Nutrition (CPCN) and Agmatix today launched a unique global platform designed to drive international research collaboration and expand open access to crop nutrient data to farmers, their advisers and policy makers.
GSP Crop Science bags exclusive patent to combat whitefly insects
05-Sep-2022 - 0 Comments.
GSP Crop Science, a leader in the agrochemical business and India’s first company to develop the SE formulation in its R&D centre, gets an exclusive patent for its synergistic suspo-emulsion formulation of Pyriproxifen and Diafenthiuron (branded GSP SLR 525 SE Formulation) by the Office of the Controller General of Patents, Designs & Trademarks, which is a subordinate office under the Department of Industrial Policy and Promotion.
Rallis India reports INR 863 Cr revenues for the Q1
21-Jul-2022 - 0 Comments.
Rallis India Limited, a TATA Enterprise and a leading player in the Indian Agri inputs industry announced its financial results for the first quarter of the financial year starting April 2022.
Private sector should also join hands with the govt to reduce the use of fertilizers, pesticides, says Tomar
04-Jul-2022 - 0 Comments.
Agriculture and Farmers Welfare minister Narendra Singh Tomar has said that the private sector should also join hands with the government to reduce the use of fertilizers and pesticides in farming.
Best Agrolife unveils five new agro products in Thailand
22-Jun-2022 - 0 Comments.
Best Agrolife, one of the leading agrochemical company launched its much-awaited agro-products - Ronfen, AxeMan, Warden, Tombo, and Reveal in Pattaya, Bangkok recently.
UP, CHR. Hansen unveils bionutritional for crops
24-May-2022 - 0 Comments.
UPL, a global provider of sustainable agriculture solutions has announced the launch of Zoatin, a new biosolution that effectively facilitates plant uptake and utilisation of phosphorus to improve crop health and yield.
Anuvia Plant Nutrients raises USD 65.5m in series D funding led by Riverstone Holdings, Piva Capital
27-Apr-2022 - 0 Comments.
Anuvia Plant Nutrients, a Winter Garden, FL-based company that makes sustainable field-ready fertilisers for the agriculture, turf, and lawncare industries, has raised USD 65.5m in Series D funding.
Gevo, Farmers Edge signs MoU to verify sustainable fuels from low-carbon grain through Verity Tracking
07-Apr-2022 - 0 Comments.
Gevo, Inc and Farmers Edge Inc, a global leader in digital agriculture, announced that they signed a memorandum of understanding to work together to deliver a one-of-a-kind, carbon inset management program.
India's Organic Fertilizer Market expected to be worth USD 1.13bn by end of 2032
06-Apr-2022 - 0 Comments.
The Indian organic fertilizer market is anticipated to witness a growth rate of around 7 per cent during the period of 2022 and 2032. Market growth is attributed to the growing popularity and demand for organic farming and gardening.
Indian Potash signs MoU with Israel Chemicals for the supply of MOP
22-Mar-2022 - 0 Comments.
Indian Potash limited (IPL), under Department of Fertilizers, Ministry of Chemicals and Fertilizers signed an MoU with Israel Chemicals Limited (ICL) for the supply of Muriate of Potash (MOP) for the period 2022 to 2027 with a yearly quantity of 6 to 6.5 LMT in the presence of Dr. Mansukh Mandaviya, Minister of Health & Family Welfare and Chemicals and Fertilizers at Nirman Bhawan, New Delhi on 21 March 2022.
Godrej Agrovet launches new insecticide Gracia, eyeing INR 25,000 Cr crop protection market
13-Mar-2022 - 0 Comments.
Godrej Agrovet Limited, one of India's largest diversified agri-business, today announced the launch of Gracia (Fluxametamide, an isoxazoline compound) in the Indian market.
Best Agrolife acquires another patent for herbicidal composition
02-Mar-2022 - 0 Comments.
Best Agrolife Limited (BAL), a leading agrochemical company in India, on Friday announced that it has received one more patent for herbicidal composition of haloxyfop, imazethapyr, and chlorimuron, likely to emerge as an effective one-shot solution to protect soyabean crops from the attack of narrow-leaved weeds, broadleaved weeds, and sedges.
Corteva introduces technology driven crop protection solutions to farmers
28-Feb-2022 - 0 Comments.
Aligned with its commitment to provide agronomic support to help farmers increase their productivity and profitability, Corteva Agriscience, the global agriculture company, introduced ‘Udayan – Tarakki ka Naya Savera’- an integrated farmer engagement program. Udayan program is focused to establish and nurture a relationship with Corteva’s customers and channel partners.
MP government takes crop insurance policies to farmers doorsteps
27-Feb-2022 - 0 Comments.
The Madhya Pradesh chief minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan launched 'Meri Policy, Mere Haath' campaign under the Pradhan Mantri Fasal Bima Yojana (PMFBY) in a village Budhi Barlai of Tehsil Sanwer in Indore.
IFC, Zimbabwe partner to develop smallholder farmers' agriculture insurance
21-Feb-2022 - 0 Comments.
The International Finance Corporation (IFC), a member of the World Bank Group and Zimbabwe's insurance regulator, the Insurance and Pensions Commission (IPEC), announced a partnership to create a market for agricultural insurance products in Zimbabwe to protect smallholder farmers from weather-related crop damage and other shocks.
Pradhan mantri fasal bima yojana (PMFBY) enters its 7th year of implementation
19-Feb-2022 - 0 Comments.
The Pradhan Mantri Fasal Bima Yojana (PMFBY) has successfully entered its 7th year of implementation with the upcoming Kharif 2022 season, completing 6 years of its implementation since its launch announcement on 18th February 2016 by Prime Minister Narendra Modi at Sehore, Madhya Pradesh.
Crystal Crop launches a new venture-Saffire Crop Science, for technology-driven crops solutions
11-Feb-2022 - 0 Comments.
Built on more than 34 years of experience in leading research and development in crops solutions, Crystal Crop Protection Limited, has now launched Saffire Crop Science that will leverage technology to offer global-standard products and services.
Dharmaj Crop Guard to raise INR 250 Cr to INR 300 Cr via IPO
29-Jan-2022 - 0 Comments.
Agrochemicals company, Dharmaj Crop Guard Limited, engaged in the business of manufacturing, distributing, and marketing of a wide range of agro chemical formulations such as insecticides, fungicides, herbicides, plant growth regulator, micro fertilizers and antibiotic to the B2C and B2B customers has filed its draft red herring prospectus (DRHP) for its initial public offering (IPO).
Corteva uses science based sustainable solutions to support rice growers against brown plant-hoppers
13-Aug-2021 - 0 Comments.
Corteva Agriscience, the global agriculture company, uses science-based solutions to proactively manage brown plant hoppers (BPH) menace in paddy farming.
Rallis India consolidated revenues up by 11.7% at INR 741 crores during Q1 of 2021-22
22-Jul-2021 - 0 Comments.
Rallis India Limited, a TATA Enterprise and a leading player in the Indian Agri inputs industry announced that it has recorded an increase in consolidated revenue of over 11.7 percent at INR 741 crore for the first quarter ended 30 June 2021.
UPL launches new natural plant protection business unit
28-Jun-2021 - 0 Comments.
UPL Ltd (NSE: UPL & BSE: 512070) crop protection company leading in sustainable agriculture products and solutions has announced that it has launched a new business unit under the name of ‘NPP’ – Natural Plant Protection.
CCI approves acquisition of Zuari Agro Chemicals Goa plant by Paradeep Phosphates
25-Jun-2021 - 0 Comments.
The Competition Commission of India (CCI) has approved the acquisition of the Zuarinagar plant of Zuari Agro Chemicals Limited by Paradeep Phosphates Limited.
Cabinet approves subsidy for phosphatic, potassic fertilizers for 2021-22
21-Jun-2021 - 0 Comments.
The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs, chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi has approved the proposal of the Department of Fertilizers for fixation of Nutrient Based Subsidy Rates for P&K Fertilizers for the year 2021-22(till the present season).
Central Tuber Crops Research Institute secures patent for organic pesticide developed from tapioca leaves
18-Jun-2021 - 0 Comments.
The ICAR - Central Tuber Crops Research Institute (CTCRI) in Srekariyam has obtained a patent for an organic pesticide developed from the leaves of the tapioca plant.
ICAR's IISWC signs MoU with University of Petroleum and Energy Studies
18-Jun-2021 - 0 Comments.
The ICAR-Indian Institute of Soil and Water Conservation, Dehradun, Uttarakhand signs a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the University of Petroleum and Energy Studies (UPES), Dehradun, Uttarakhand for the Artificial Intelligence (AI), and Internet of Things (IoT) based solution for agricultural field protection from wild animals.
Aragen inks multi-year partnership with FMC Corporation, to accelerate agro-chemical pipeline
15-Jun-2021 - 0 Comments.
Aragen Life Sciences (formerly, GVK BIO), a leading Contract Research and Development Organization (CRDO) has announced a strategic partnership with FMC Corporation, a global leader in innovative agricultural science, that provides solutions towards crop protection, plant health, and professional pest and turf management.
RFCL gets cabinet approval to revive neem coated urea plant
10-Jun-2021 - 0 Comments.
The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi, has given its approval for the proposal of the Department of Fertilizers for extension of the applicability of New Investment Policy (NIP)-2012 read with its amendment dated 7 Oct 2014 for the Ramagundam Fertilizers and Chemicals Limited (RFCL).
Rallis India’s consolidated PAT up by 24% at INR 229 Cr for FY21
23-Apr-2021 - 0 Comments.
Rallis India Limited, a TATA Enterprise and a leading player in the Indian crop protection industry announced its financial results for the quarter and year ended 31 March, 2021.
Australian Crop Breeding Research Benefits from Advanced Sequencing with Consistent Methodologies
28-Mar-2021 - 0 Comments.
The Agriculture Victoria Molecular Genetics team supports Australian crop breeders with high-throughput genetic analysis.
Role of Agrochemicals: Achieving vision of $5 Trillion economy by 2025
30-Nov-2020 - 0 Comments.
The Government of India is planning to celebrate 75 years of Indian Independence in 2022 in a big way wherein the focus will be Agriculture and Rural Development. The Indian Agrochemical Industry has huge unrealized potential for growth due to very low level of agrochemical consumption as compared to global norms.
IFFCO cut prices of NP Fertilisers for farmers across country
11-Nov-2020 - 0 Comments.
IFFCO today announced the reduction of INR 50/bag in the price of NP 20:20:0:13 Ammonium Phosphate Sulphate Fertilisers across India with immediate effect on all stocks.
Bayer CropScience records INR 609 crore during H1 of 2020-21
10-Nov-2020 - 0 Comments.
Bayer CropScience Limited (BSE: 506285) announced that it has recorded Profit Before Exceptional Items and Tax at INR 609 crore for the H1 ended September 30, 2020, as compared to INR 497 crore for the corresponding period in FY 2019-20.
HIL produces 530.10 MT of Malathion Technical in H1 of FY 20-21, output increase by over 40%
22-Oct-2020 - 0 Comments.
HIL (India) Limited, a PSU under the Department of Chemicals and Petrochemicals Ministry of Chemicals and Fertilizers registered highest-ever production of Malathion Technical in the first two quarters of FY 20-21.
IPFT develops biopesticide formulation for insect control in seed spice crops
10-Oct-2020 - 0 Comments.
Providing an alreantaive to the chemical pesticide in treating seed spices crops, the Institute of Pesticide Formulation Technology (IPFT ) with ICAR- National Research Center on Seed Spices (NRCSS) has successfully developed new Aqueous Suspension formulation technology of bio-pesticide based on entomo-pathogenic fungus Verticillium lecanii.
Gujarat State Fertilizers launches indigenous variety of calcium nitrate, boronated calcium nitrate
09-Oct-2020 - 0 Comments.
Indian Minister of State for Chemicals & Fertilizers Mansukh Mandaviya has recently launched an indigenous variety of calcium nitrate, boronated calcium nitrate manufactured by Gujarat State Fertilizers and Chemicals (GSFC) India Ltd through video conference.
Sadananda Gowda launches home delivery of fertilizers for farmers in Andhra Pradesh
30-Sep-2020 - 0 Comments.
Indian chemicals & fertilizers minister D.V. Sadananda Gowda today launched POS 3.1 software, SMS gateway and home delivery facility of fertilizers (RBK)for farmers in Andhra Pradesh.
Pesticides Management Bill 2020 will hurt Indian farmers and agriculture; needs review before clearance, says CCFI
12-Sep-2020 - 0 Comments.
The Pesticides Management Bill 2020 (PMB) was introduced in the Rajya Sabha on 23 March 2020 to replace The Insecticides Act 1968, which currently governs the registration, manufacturing, export, sale and use of pesticides in India
No locust adults or hoppers spotted in any of the affected areas, agri ministry
02-Sep-2020 - 0 Comments.
Starting from 11 April, 2020 till 25 August, 2020, control operations have been done in 279,066 hectares area in States of Rajasthan, Madhya Pradesh, Punjab, Gujarat, Uttar Pradesh and Haryana by Locust Circle Offices (LCOs).
Mandaviya holds meeting with state agriculture ministers; asserts no shortage fertilizers in the country
20-Aug-2020 - 0 Comments.
Indian minister of state for chemicals and fertilizers Mansukh Mandaviaya held a virtual meeting with state agriculture ministers and senior officers of department of fertilizers and ministry of agriculture recently.
Locust control operations carried out at 10 places in Rajasthan, 2 places in Gujarat
19-Aug-2020 - 0 Comments.
Starting from 11 April 2020 till 18 August 2020, locust control operations have been done in 2,76,267 hectares area in States of Rajasthan, Madhya Pradesh, Punjab, Gujarat, Uttar Pradesh and Haryana by Locust Circle Offices (LCOs).
Gowda assures adequate supply of urea to Telangana
19-Aug-2020 - 0 Comments.
Indian minister of chemicals and fertilizers D V Sadananda Gowda has said that adequate availability of fertilizers has been ensured during the on-going Kharif Season and his ministry is monitoring the supplies very closely.
Fertilizer minister reviews progress of three upcoming urea projects of HURL
15-Aug-2020 - 0 Comments.
Indian minister of chemicals and fertilisers, D V Sadananda in Gowda reviewed the progress of three upcoming projects of Hindustan Urvarak & Rasayan Limited (HURL) at Gorakhpur, Barauni and Sindri in New Delhi recently.
Best Agrolife looking for over INR 1517 Cr turnover by FY22
10-Aug-2020 - 0 Comments.
India’s one of the largest manufacturers of agro-inputs, Best Agrolife Ltd (BSE: 539660) is aiming to achieve INR 1517 crore turnover by FY2022 along with net profit of over INR 677 crore.
Locust crisis: Operations carried out at 37 places in 11 districts of Rajasthan, Gujarat and Haryana till July 31
06-Aug-2020 - 0 Comments.
Locust control operations were carried out at 34 places in 09 districts viz. Jaisalmer, Barmer, Jodhpur, Bikaner, Churu, Nagaur, Hanumangarh, Jalore and Sirohi of Rajasthan and 02 places in Kutch district of Gujarat against swarms and hoppers by LCOs in the intervening night of 30-31 July, 2020.
Govt making all efforts for ease of doing business in fertilizer sector, says Sadananda Gowda
29-Jul-2020 - 0 Comments.
Indian minister for chemicals and fertilizers D V Sadananda Gowda has said that government is making all efforts for ease of doing business in fertilizer sector so that it can be made Atmanirbhar in true sense and farmer community cab be served better.
Over 4 lakh hectares area in 10 states under locust control operations as on July 23
25-Jul-2020 - 0 Comments.
Starting from 11 April 2020 till 23 July 2020, control operations have been done in 202,565 hectares area in states of Rajasthan, Madhya Pradesh, Punjab, Gujarat, Uttar Pradesh and Haryana by Locust Circle Offices (LCOs). Till 23 July 2020, control operations have been done in 198,657 hectares area in states of Rajasthan, Madhya Pradesh, Punjab, Gujarat, Uttar Pradesh, Maharashtra, Chhattisgarh, Haryana, Uttarakhand and Bihar by State Governments.
Aiming self-sufficient in urea production, fertilizer ministry to restart five closed plants
23-Jul-2020 - 0 Comments.
With a view to become self-sufficient in urea production, government has started reviving the closed fertilizer units of FCIL at Ramagundam, Talcher, Gorakhpur & Sindri and HFCL unit at Barauni, Indian minister of chemicals and fertilizers DV Sadananda Gowda said recently.
Rallis India’s net profit up by 53% at INR 92 crore for Q1 ended June 30
22-Jul-2020 - 0 Comments.
Mumbai based leading agri inputs player, Rallis India Limited, a TATA Enterprise have posted an 53 percent increase in profit after tax (PAT) at 92 crore for the first quarter ended 30 June 2020, as compared to INR 60 crore recorded during the last Q1 period.
Alliance for Agri Innovation celebrates 25 years of growing GM crops
22-Jul-2020 - 0 Comments.
Alliance for Agri Innovation (AAI), a special interest group of Federation of Seed Industry of India (FSII) celebrates 25 years of planting biotech crops globally.
'Significant spurt in demand for fertilizers across the country due to ongoing Kharif season', says Sadananda Gowda
22-Jul-2020 - 0 Comments.
Indian minister for chemicals and fertilizers D V Sadananda Gowda has said that there has been significant spurt in demand for fertilizers across the country due to ongoing Kharif season.
IFFCO registers highest ever net profit of INR 1005 Cr during 2019-20 FY
19-Jul-2020 - 0 Comments.
World’s largest fertilizer cooperative IFFCO has recorded highest ever net profit after tax (PAT) at INR 1005 crore for 2019-20 financial year ended 31 March 2020.
Locust crisis: Govt deploys 79 teams under locust control operations covering 315,636 hectares area
17-Jul-2020 - 0 Comments.
Till now, central government has deployed 79 locust control teams with spray equipment mounted vehicles that has so far covered 315,636 hectares area.
Fertilizers and Chemicals Travancore order three shipment of fertilizers, posts INR 976 Cr profit for 2019-20 FY
10-Jul-2020 - 0 Comments.
Fertilizers and Chemicals Travancore Limited (FACT) a PSU under the Ministry of Chemicals and Fertilizers has placed purchase orders for import of three shipments of fertilizers. Out of this, two shipments have already arrived.
No scarcity of fertilizers across the country during ongoing Kharif season, says fertilizer minister
08-Jul-2020 - 0 Comments.
Indian minister of chemicals & fertilizers, D V Sadananda Gowda has said that there is no scarcity of fertilizers across the country during ongoing Kharif season.
Aerial spraying capacity strengthened for anti-locust operations, says agri ministry
08-Jul-2020 - 0 Comments.
Starting from 11 April 2020 till 6 July 2020, control operations have been done in 1,43,422hectares area in States of Rajasthan, Madhya Pradesh, Punjab, Gujarat, Uttar Pradesh and Haryana by Locust Circle Offices (LCOs).
Locust crisis: Chemical spraying with a helicopter started in Jaisalmer district
06-Jul-2020 - 0 Comments.
Control operations to check damage to crops from locust attacks are continuing. On 4 July 2020, a new dimension was added in locust control activities.
Govt companies record 111.61 lakh MT of fertilisers sale to farmers during April-June 2020
03-Jul-2020 - 0 Comments.
Amid National level covid -19 lockdown, government owned fertilizer companies has recorded a whopping 82.81 percent growth at 111.61 lakh metric tonnes during April-June 2020, as compared to 61.05 lakh metric tonnes recorded during same quarter last year.
RCF made available more than 200,000 metric tonnes of imported fertilizers for the kharif season
02-Jul-2020 - 0 Comments.
Rashtriya Chemicals and Fertilizers Limited (RCF) even in the most challenging times of COVID-19 ensured the availability of its top brand Fertilizers like ‘Ujjwala’ Urea and ‘Suphala’to the farming community for Kharif sowing season.
RFCL's Ramagundam urea project to be commissioned by October, says fertilizer minister
02-Jul-2020 - 0 Comments.
In a revive meeting held in the capital, Indian minister of chemicals and fertilizers Sadananda Gowda said that 12.7 Lakh MT per annum capacity Ramagundam urea project is expected to be commissioned by October this year.
Narendra Singh Tomar flags off helicopter services for locust control
01-Jul-2020 - 0 Comments.
Indian agriculture and farmers’ welfare minister Narendra Singh Tomar flagged off a helicopter with spray equipment from a helipad facility at Gautam Buddh Nagar, Greater Noida, Uttar Pradesh.
National Fertilizers flags off five mobile soil testing labs
29-Jun-2020 - 0 Comments.
National Fertilizers Limited (NFL) has launched five mobile soil testing labs for testing the soil samples at the doorstep of farmers free of cost.
Locust swarm from Rajasthan has moved towards Haryana, Uttar Pradesh
29-Jun-2020 - 0 Comments.
Locust swarm was noticed in Jhunjhunu (Rajasthan) in the morning of 26th June 2020 and control teams were deployed to eliminate the locusts. The leftover locusts regrouped and reached Rewari in Haryana yesterday evening where control operations were undertaken from yesterday till early today morning.
Sadananda Gowda reviews progress of Talcher Fertilizers project
24-Jun-2020 - 0 Comments.
Indian minister of chemicals and fertilizers DV Sadananda Gowda took stock of the progress of Talcher Fertilisers Limited (TFL). The plant is developing a urea unit of 12.7 lakh metric tonnes per annum capacity at Talcher, Odisha.
Locust crisis: Trials of prototype vehicle mounted ULV sprayer successful, approvals for commercial launch soon
23-Jun-2020 - 0 Comments.
To overcome the limitation of importing equipment, the Department of Agriculture, Cooperation & Farmers’ Welfare (DAC&FW), under Make in India initiative, has taken up the challenge to indigenously develop a vehicle-mounted ULV sprayer for locust control.
Bayer partners with ITC e-Choupal 4.0 to sell crop protection products
17-Jun-2020 - 0 Comments.
Bayer CropScience Limited is partnering with ITC Limited’s Agri Business Division to extend the reach of its Crop Protection products through ITC’s e-Choupal 4.0 platform.
HIL India delivers 25 MT Malathion 95% ULV Insecticides to Iran under locust control programme
15-Jun-2020 - 0 Comments.
HIL (India) Limited has supplied 25 metric tonnes (MT) Malathion 95% ULV to Iran under government-to-government initiative under locust control programme.
Telangana govt extend Keshavulu tenure as TSSOCA director
03-Jun-2020 - 0 Comments.
Telangana state government has extended the tenure of K. Keshavulu as Director of Telangana State Seed and Organic Certification Authority (TSSOCA) for a period of five years.
V N Datt takes over as C&MD of National Fertilizers Limited
03-Jun-2020 - 0 Comments.
Virendra Nath Datt, Director (Marketing), National Fertilizers Limited -NFL has taken over the additional charge of Chairman & Managing Director of the company today.
Fight against desert locusts will take time, says FAO chief
31-May-2020 - 0 Comments.
Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) director general QU Dongyu, has warned that efforts to control desert locusts will take time, noting increased concern for the Sahel and Southwest Asia.
Govt steps up locust control operations across northern India
28-May-2020 - 0 Comments.
Amidst a wave of locust swarms sweeping across western and northwestern India, the Department of Agriculture and Farmers’ Welfare has stepped up locust control operations in the affected States of Rajasthan, Punjab, Gujarat and Madhya Pradesh.
India Potash to cut price of MOP by INR 1500 MT
16-May-2020 - 0 Comments.
India Potash Limited (IPL), has decided to cut the price of Muriate of Potash (also known as potassium chloride) by INR 1500 from the present level of INR 19000 per MT to INR 17500 per MT from 18 May 2020.
Agri minister parley with pesticide industry experts on desert locust control
13-May-2020 - 0 Comments.
In order to tackle locust menace in the country, Indian minister of agriculture and farmers welfare, Narendra Singh Tomar spoke with representatives of pesticide manufacturing industry today through video conferencing to fine tune a strategy to prevent locust attacks on agricultural fields.
Indian fertilizer company eyeing big orders from African countries
12-May-2020 - 0 Comments.
Despite enormous logistic and other challenges posed by COVID-19 lockdown, Hindustan Insecticides Limited (India) is making all efforts to ensure adequate supply of insecticides to farmer community in the country and at the same time eyeing big export orders of DDT from African countries.
Indian agri minister calls to make soil nutrient a farmers’ movement
07-May-2020 - 0 Comments.
Indian agriculture & farmers' welfare minister, Narendra Singh Tomar has called for making integrated soil nutrient management a farmers’ movement.
Rallis India consolidated net profit up by 19% for FY 2019-20
06-May-2020 - 0 Comments.
Rallis India has announced that it consolidated net profit for fiscal year 2019-20 has been recorded a growth of 19% at INR 184 crore, against INR 155 crore recorded during the same period last fiscal year.
Government sold 2.6 MT of fertilizer to farmers, traders during lockdown period
29-Apr-2020 - 0 Comments.
India’s chemicals and fertilizer ministry has sold a whopping 2.64 million tonnes during the lockdown period from 1-22 April 2020.
Rallis India resumes operations at Lote, Ankleshwar and Dahej plants
28-Apr-2020 - 0 Comments.
Rallis India has resumed operations at its plants located at Lote, Ankleshwar, and Dahej effective April 27, 2020, after completing critical maintenance jobs which could be taken up by advancing the annual shutdown
UPL contributes INR 75 Crore to PM-CARES fund
03-Apr-2020 - 0 Comments.
India’s largest crop protection products manufacturer UPL Ltd., today pledged Rs. 75 Crore to PM-CARES Fund in assisting the government to fight against COVID-19.
Bayer, Mitsui Chemicals Agro sign license agreement for novel fungicide
15-Feb-2018 - 0 Comments.
Bayer and Mitsui Chemicals Agro, Inc. (MCAG) have announced the signing of a license agreement for the development and marketing of quinofumelin, a new fungicide invented by MCAG
Bayer launches new digital farming brand xarvio
14-Nov-2017 - 0 Comments.
Bayer will market its Digital Farming solutions under the brand xarvio. The company will launch the brand at this year’s Agritechnica, Germany
Change in climate is key factor for new races of pathogen, says Indian agri minister
17-Dec-2016 - 0 Comments.
Indian agriculture & farmers welfare minister, Radha Mohan Singh has said that change in environment is key factor for emergence of new races of pathogen, minor diseases of insect-pests become major biotic stresses.
Govt doing every efforts to keep soil healthy, says Indian agri minister
05-Dec-2016 - 0 Comments.
In order to achieve its target of doubling farmers income, Indian government is taking all efforts that will help farmers achieve this goal, Indian minister for agriculture & famers welfare, Radha Mohan Singh said in Roorkee recently.
India allocates $808 million for crop insurance scheme
19-Nov-2016 - 0 Comments.
India has made a budgetary allocations on $808 million (Rs 5501.15 crore) for implementation of Pradhan Mantri Fasal Bima Yojana (PMFBY) during 2016-17
India consumes lowest degree of pesticides in the world
15-Nov-2016 - 0 Comments.
India ranks on 10th place in the world with regard to the consumption of pesticides. This is the country that consumes lowest degree of chemicals
Kribhco to set up fertilizer plant with Morocco firm
22-Oct-2016 - 0 Comments.
India’s fertiliser co-operative, Kribhco has announced that they are entering into a 50:50 joint venture to develop a large-scale greenfield NPK fertilizer plant in Krishnapatnam, Andhra Pradesh, India.
Bayer opens formulation technology lab in Gujarat
15-Oct-2016 - 0 Comments.
Leading crop science company, Bayer has opened its new global formulation technology laboratory at its site in Vapi, Gujarat.
India loses 15-25 per cent potential crop output due to pests, says Hukmdev Narayan Yadav
20-Jul-2016 - 0 Comments.
Hukmdev Narayan Yadav, Chairman, Standing Committee of Parliament on Agriculture and Farmers Welfare, has called for concerted efforts to forge a R&D-led strategy to save the loss of crops due to pests, weeds and diseases.