Agribusiness

Industry should engage with govt to reduce use of fertilizers and pesticides: Narendra Singh Tomar

Industry should engage with govt to reduce use of fertilizers and pesticides: Narendra Singh Tomar

Addressing virtually the ‘11th Agrochemicals Conference 2022 — Policy Landscape...

FICCI calls for reduction of GST on agrochemicals to 5 per cent

FICCI calls for reduction of GST on agrochemicals to 5 per cent

A high GST of 18 per cent on crop protection chemicals especially hurts small and...

Sanjeev Balyan inaugurates Harit Pradesh Milk Producer Company

Sanjeev Balyan inaugurates Harit Pradesh Milk Producer Company

Balyan complimented the farmers in the seven districts of the Western UP region...

ITALMOPA forays into Indian market by launching EU co-funded "Pure Flour from Europe" campaign

ITALMOPA forays into Indian market by launching EU co-funded "Pure Flour from Europe" campaign

The PPFE campaign is co-funded by the EC and is devoted to creating awareness of...

WayCool completes investment into SV Agri, India’s leading potato value chain player

WayCool completes investment into SV Agri, India’s leading potato value chain player

WayCool Foods, India's fastest growing agri-commerce company, has announced the...

JFPR grant to enhance market linkages for farmers in Maharashtra

JFPR grant to enhance market linkages for farmers in Maharashtra

JFPR has approved $2-million grant to provide key knowledge and technical support...

ReshaMandi raises $30 mn in India’s largest Series A funding for a B2B marketplace

ReshaMandi raises $30 mn in India’s largest Series A funding for a B2B marketplace

ReshaMandi, India’s first silk-tech start-up that serves as a B2B (business-to-business)...

Karat Farms raises pre-seed funding from Vriksh Impact Partners

Karat Farms raises pre-seed funding from Vriksh Impact Partners

Karat Farms, a Bengaluru-based smart kitchen garden company, has raised undisclosed...

Samunnati launches Annadata Suraksha Abhiyaan to crowdsource funds and insure India’s smallholder farmers

Samunnati launches Annadata Suraksha Abhiyaan to crowdsource funds and insure India’s smallholder farmers

Samunnati, a specialized agri value chain enabler, launched the Annadata Suraksha...

ACFI urges Govt to look into agrochem industry’s concern on Pesticide Management Bill

ACFI urges Govt to look into agrochem industry’s concern on Pesticide Management Bill

The Agro Chem Federation of India (ACFI), the apex body of the agrochem industry,...

Agritech startup BharatAgri raises $6.5mn in Series A round from Omnivore, India Quotient and 021 Capital

Agritech startup BharatAgri raises $6.5mn in Series A round from Omnivore, India Quotient and 021 Capital

Digital farm advisory startup BharatAgri has raised USD 6.5 million in a Series...

Welspun’s WelKrishi initiative unlocks sustainable farming opportunities for India’s cotton growers

Welspun’s WelKrishi initiative unlocks sustainable farming opportunities for India’s cotton growers

Since 2017, the WelKrishi project has empowered over 15,000 farmers and 75,000 farm...

Kuber from Kalgudi to help farmers, stakeholders

Kuber from Kalgudi to help farmers, stakeholders

Hyderabad-based Kalgudi has developed ‘Kuber’, a social commerce platform for the...

Farmkart forays into agri-equipment rental business via rent4farm

Farmkart forays into agri-equipment rental business via rent4farm

Agritech innovation start-up Farmkart has announced its foray into the agriculture-equipment...

Agritech start-up Agdhi awarded BIRAC’s Biotechnology Ignition Grant

Agritech start-up Agdhi awarded BIRAC’s Biotechnology Ignition Grant

Agdhi, an agritech start-up, has been awarded the Biotechnology Ignition Grant (BIG),...

MONIN announces doubling of its direct investment in India

MONIN announces doubling of its direct investment in India

French gourmet flavour business and global beverage solutions leader MONIN has announced...

Duty on petrol and diesel to shore up domestic supplies; customs duty on gold raised

According to the Ministry of Finance, a cess of Rs 6 per litre has been imposed on exports of petrol and ATF each while one of Rs...

National

IFFCO bags patents for Nano Urea and Nano DAP

The Patent Office of the Government of India has awarded the patents for 20 years. A true novel example of Atmanirbhar Bharat and...

Cooperatives

Wheat prices in the global market fall by 27 per cent from record high despite Ukraine crisis

On Tuesday June 28, the wheat price was only $9.39 per bushel (approx. $313 per tonne) while on March 7, it had gone up to $12.94...

International

IFFCO welcomes Ministry of Cooperation’s historic step towards digitalization of PACS

The computerization of PACS will connect the last-mile farmer to the economy of the country. It would create transparency and accountability...

Cooperatives

Cabinet approves computerization of PACS

This project proposes the computerization of about 63,000 functional PACS over a period of five years with a total budget outlay of...

Cooperatives

We have to depend on cooperatives for food security in future: Konda Reddy Chavva

Konda Reddy Chavva, Assistant FAOR, Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO), spoke about the case studies of agricultural cooperatives...

Cooperatives