Mahindra-Qualcomm-backed deep tech startup enters the agri fintech space
29-Mar-2023 - 0 Comments.
Carnot Technologies, India’s leading agri AI-IoT platform backed by Mahindra begins a strategic partnership with Avanti Finance.
ICAR, World Bank issue Delhi Declaration on Modernisation of Agricultural Education System at International Conference on Blended Learning Ecosystem
28-Mar-2023 - 0 Comments.
There is a need to strengthen digital Infrastructure including digital e-learning content and deployment of emerging immersive technologies across Agricultural Higher Education Institutions in India. Institutionalizing a system-wide Digital Capacity Building Program across stakeholders to improve systemic digital competence, knowledge and skills is also a necessity.
Marut Drones conducts farmer’s awareness sessions on AI, drones technologies
19-Feb-2023 - 0 Comments.
India’s leading drone manufacturer and service provider Marut Drones was invited to participate in a day’s workshop on Stewardship and Innovative Technologies in Crop Protection at Regional Agricultural Research Station (PJTSAU), Warangal on Friday.
Innovation, eco-friendly technologies draw visitors at India International Seafood Show expo
16-Feb-2023 - 0 Comments.
India today demonstrated its prowess in seafood technology by showcasing latest advancements, ranging from a web-based software that caters to all activities of marine products business to energy-efficient and eco-friendly equipment, at the 23rd edition of the three-day India International Seafood Show (IISS) that commenced in the city today.
Innovative Technology Accelerating Agriculture Advancement
23-Nov-2022 - 0 Comments.
Science led innovations have revolutionised the development agenda globally across sectors. The impact of science and new technologies on society has been experienced by humanity in the recent pandemic. Technology is also a key driver for meeting our SDGs. It is imperative that we keep pace with the fast-moving technology advancements for accelerating our economic and social progress.
Dvara E-Dairy launches cattle loan facility for farmers in Tamil Nadu, Karnataka
01-Nov-2022 - 0 Comments.
Dvara E-Dairy Solutions Pvt Ltd has launched Dvara Surabhi Loan, a ‘True cattle loan’ offered digitally by leveraging new age technologies in partnership with Jana Small Finance Bank to create scalable access to finance for unbanked and underbanked small dairy farmers in Tamil Nadu and Karnataka.
Nutrition Technologies closes USD 20m equity financing
21-Sep-2022 - 0 Comments.
Agri-biotech business Nutrition Technologies, based in Singapore, secured USD 20 million in equity capital.
Agri-Insurtech startup IBISA raises seed funding from Ankur Capital
16-Aug-2022 - 0 Comments.
Agri insurtech startup IBISA announced that Ankur Capital, an India-based leading early-stage venture capital fund focused on transformative technologies in deeptech and climate tech has joined its seed round.
Maharashtra, World Bank launches SMART AgTech integration facility
17-May-2022 - 0 Comments.
The government of Maharashtra and World Bank, in a joint endeavour, have launched the 'SMART Agtech Integration Facility 2022’ to transform rural Maharashtra through Disruptive Agricultural Technologies (DATs).
S4S technologies announced as winner of The/Nudge Prize, Cisco agri challenge
30-Apr-2022 - 0 Comments.
S4S Technologies was selected as the winner of the 'The/Nudge Prize | Cisco Agri Challenge', and Bioprime Agrisolutions emerged as the runner-up of the contest, which had called for ‘solutions to enhance the profitability of small scale farmers’, with 10-million-lives potential
The government has made provision for opening of krishi vigyan kendra in the rural districts
20-Apr-2022 - 0 Comments.
The Government has made provision for opening of KrishiVigyan Kendra (KVK) in each of the rural districts keeping in view the rationale that new agricultural technologies and best practices are assessed and demonstrated at farmers’ fields.
Ingen Technologies launches SecuLock to prevent dairy products' theft, pilferage
13-Apr-2022 - 0 Comments.
Ingen Technologies, a fully owned subsidiary of WRMS, launches SecuLock, a state-of-the-art indigenously manufactured smart e-lock developed for live monitoring and prevention of theft and pilferage, especially in milk tankers.
Water Ways' update on the acquisition of Hidrotop, a Chilean Smart Irrigation Provider
06-Apr-2022 - 0 Comments.
Water Ways Technologies Inc, a global provider of Israeli-based agriculture technology that provides water irrigation solutions to agricultural producers, is pleased to report that the due diligence process on the acquisition of Desarrollo De Sistemas Hidraulicos SA (Hidrotop) is progressing well, and Water Ways expect to close the acquisition by mid-May, 2022, or such later date as the parties may mutually agree upon.
Agriculture ministry release SOPs for use of drones
17-Mar-2022 - 0 Comments.
Looking into the unique advantages of Drone technologies in agriculture, the Department of Agriculture & Farmers Welfare has released the Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) for use of drones in pesticide and nutrient application in public domain in December 2021, which provide concise instructions for effective and safe operations of drones.
India showcases digital agriculture ecosystem at EXPO2020
25-Feb-2022 - 0 Comments.
As part of the ongoing 'Food, Agriculture and Livelihood' fortnight, at India Pavilion at EXPO2020 Dubai, Ministry of Agriculture and Family Welfare, Government of India, hosted a seminar on 'Emerging Technologies in Farm Machinery, Digitization & Opportunities for Entrepreneurships', to showcase the innovative technologies that are supporting and promoting the overall productivity and agribusiness of India's farm sector through farm mechanization, digitization and entrepreneurship development.
IFAD funded project to develop technologies to help smallholder farmers in Latin America, Caribbean
25-Feb-2022 - 0 Comments.
The UN's International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) launched the Innovatech project, which aims to develop agricultural (AgriTech) and financial (FinTech) digital solutions to facilitate small farmer's access to markets and to financial and non-financial services in Bolivia, El Salvador, Guatemala, Haiti, Honduras and Mexico.
Use of electronic media for educating farmers
14-Feb-2022 - 0 Comments.
The Department of Agriculture & Farmers Welfare (DA&FW), Ministry of Agriculture & Farmers Welfare is educating farmers through use of following electronic media to upgrade their knowledge on modern agriculture technologies:
Creation of national agriculture disaster management scheme
09-Feb-2022 - 0 Comments.
Indian Council of Agricultural Research (ICAR), Ministry of Agriculture and Farmers Welfare, Government of India has launched a flagship network project “National Innovations in Climate Resilient Agriculture (NICRA)” aiming at strategic research on adaptation and mitigation, demonstration of technologies on farmers’ fields and creating awareness among farmers and other stakeholders.
Stellapps wins National Startup Award 2021 in animal husbandry sector
22-Jan-2022 - 0 Comments.
Stellapps Technologies won the National Startup Award 2021 by #StartupIndia in the Animal Husbandry sector for its effort in digitizing the dairy sector in India.
NeML partners with FINCHAIN for trade financing
02-Dec-2021 - 0 Comments.
NCDEX e Markets Limited (NeML), India’s leading integrated e-Markets platform for commodities and intangibles, announced its agreement with FINCHAIN Technologies to provide trade-financing options.
Deep tech start-up AgNext raises US $21 million in Series A from Alpha Wave Incubation
21-Aug-2021 - 0 Comments.
AgNext Technologies, India's leading deep-tech agritech start-up, announced today that it has raised a total of USD 21 million in Series A funding.
Agri minister addresses sixth meeting with SCO member states to empower farmers
16-Aug-2021 - 0 Comments.
The Government of India has been taking several steps to develop innovative technologies and their dissemination from Lab to Land to empower rural youth, farmers, and farm women, the Union Minister of Agriculture and Farmers Welfare, Narendra Singh Tomar said in the 6th meeting of Agriculture Ministers of the member countries of Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO).
Karnataka sets up three centres of excellence under Indo-Israel Agriculture project
16-Jun-2021 - 0 Comments.
For taking forward the Israeli technologies in the field of Horticulture, BS Yediyurappa, Chief Minister of Karnataka, and Narendra Singh Tomar, Minister for Agriculture & Farmers Welfare, Government of India jointly inaugurated the three Centres of Excellence (COEs) established in Karnataka under Indo-Israel Agricultural Project (IIAP).
NDDB to offer energy efficient solutions to dairy industry, inks MoU with EESL
05-May-2021 - 0 Comments.
With a view to promote efficient renewable technologies in the dairy industry, National Dairy Development Board (NDDB) signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Energy Efficiency Services Ltd (EESL) during a virtual ceremony on 5 May 2021 at NDDB, Anand.
RMSI Cropalytics bags best agri start-up at FICCI Agri Start-up Awards 2021
04-Mar-2021 - 0 Comments.
RMSI Cropalytics, the agri-tech subsidiary of RMSI, a global leader in geospatial and engineering solutions, was adjudged the Best Agri Start-up in Application of Digital Technologies at the recently held FICCI Agri Start-up Awards 2021 in New Delhi.
SIETZ inaugurates manufacturing plant for SOILTECH brand agricultural implements
30-Jan-2021 - 0 Comments.
SIETZ technologies India Pvt Ltd, today commenced operations at its newly upgraded manufacturing plant at Prithla Industrial Area in Haryana expanding its capacity to manufacture wider range of its farm implement portfolio under SOILTECH brand.
Five startups making Indian farmers self-reliant by providing agronomic intelligence
14-Dec-2020 - 0 Comments.
Agritech in India has seen a skyrocketing growth with numerous startups emerging with new technologies and advanced methods such as data analytics, machine learning and satellite imaging, among others to cater to the needs of Indian farmers and maximize their output.
Islamic Development Bank, International Islamic Trade Finance Corporation hold a webinar on agritech, digital supply chain
27-Oct-2020 - 0 Comments.
The International Islamic Trade Finance Corporation (ITFC) and the Islamic Development Bank (IsDB) (Agriculture Division) in collaboration with IsDB Group Business Forum (THIQAH) jointly held a live webinar entitled “The Role of AgriTech in Food Security & Sustainability”to discuss sustainable climate-smart agricultural technologies for achieving food and nutrition security.
ICRISAT incubated eight startups taking technology to farmers
13-Jul-2020 - 0 Comments.
Eight ICRISAT-incubated startups recently showcased their technologies to support farm livelihoods as part of a larger effort to bridge the technology gap for farmer collectives.
New Holland Agriculture celebrates 125 years of farmers service
09-Jul-2020 - 0 Comments.
The values and vision of New Holland’s founders are the beating heart of the brand to this day, as it celebrates 125 years at the farmers’ side, providing the support they needed at all times, constantly investing and innovating so they would have the products, technologies and services to farm efficiently, sustainably and profitably.
India to track over 57 crore animals with unique ID over next 18 months
29-Jun-2020 - 0 Comments.
In order to track animals parentage, breed & productivity, India will be using new technologies to track over 57 crore animals in the country in the nest 18 months, Animal Husbandry & Dairying secretary Atul Chaturvedi said.
New technologies much reach farmers through ICAR-KVK network, says Tomar
25-Apr-2020 - 0 Comments.
Indian agriculture & farmers welfare affairs minister Narendra Singh Tomar has said in a review meeting that new technologies much reach the farmers through the network of ICAR and Krishi Vigyan Kendras (KVKs)
ICAR signs MoU with NABARD for up-scaling various technologies, innovative farmer models
28-Dec-2019 - 0 Comments.
With a view to promote sustainable agriculture and climate-resilient farming systems, the Indian Council of Agricultural Research (ICAR) signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the National Board of Agriculture and Rural Development (NABARD).
John Deere catalyzes Indian agriculture with power, technology
09-Jun-2019 - 0 Comments.
John Deere, a pioneer agriculture equipment manufacturer has been at the forefront of bringing innovative products and new technologies to tractor and farm equipment. John Deere, a leader in the farm equipment sector known for innovative products and services, launched a new range of technology and power-driven tractor, harvester and implements
CMFRI inks pact with Maharaja’s for marine fisheries research
11-Jan-2019 - 0 Comments.
In a move to strengthen research networks in marine biodiversity and allied areas, the Central Marine Fisheries Research Institute (CMFRI) has inked a pact with Maharaja’s College to carry out collaborative research programmes and to popularise scientific technologies among the public
Technologies developed by ICAR increasing agriculture production
27-Dec-2018 - 0 Comments.
Indian Minister of Agriculture and Farmers’ Welfare Radha Mohan Singh has said that the technologies developed by the ICAR have significantly contributed to an increase in foodgrain, horticultural crops, milk, fish and eggs production
Bayer partners with IRRI to advance technologies for direct-seeded rice in Asia
02-Mar-2018 - 0 Comments.
The International Rice Research Institute (IRRI) and Bayer have signed an agreement confirming Bayer’s participation in the Direct Seeded Rice Consortium (DSRC) led by IRRI
Alltech list out new digital technologies to improve efficiencies in poultry production
01-Feb-2018 - 0 Comments.
Growth in poultry farming has been relentless, and rising to meet that growth are digital technologies that can offer producers an enormous efficiency advantage.
Increasing Relevance of Hydroponics by Technologies
17-Oct-2017 - 0 Comments.
Among technologies that can potentially influence the future of agriculture and seed industry, hydroponics is one of the most exciting. The fact that hydroponics is prominently featuring in recent seed conferences in Netherlands is an indication of the potential and importance of the technology.
India approves MoU with Brazil on Zebu Cattle Genomics and Assisted Reproductive Technologies
01-Sep-2017 - 0 Comments.
The Indian cabinet chaired by Prime Minister, Narendra Modi was apprised of Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) signed between India and Brazil for cooperation in the fields of Zebu Cattle Genomics and Assisted Reproductive Technologies