Agribusiness

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...

ReshaMandi eyes expansion of silk portfolio in Delhi

ReshaMandi eyes expansion of silk portfolio in Delhi

ReshaMandi, India’s first silk agritech startup, has planned its expansion to work...

IFFCO Kisan registers 30% jump in cattle feed business in Q1

IFFCO Kisan registers 30% jump in cattle feed business in Q1

IFFCO Kisan sold cattle feed amounting to Rs 49.13 crore in Q1 FY22, thus registering...

BASF Venture Capital invests in Indian hydroponics pioneer UrbanKisaan

BASF Venture Capital invests in Indian hydroponics pioneer UrbanKisaan

BVC is investing in the Indian start-up UrbanKisaan, which specializes in hydroponic...

Communicator on the move

Communicator on the move

A skilled PR professional plays a significant role in enhancing the brand value...

PHDCCI asks for early adoption of BIS specification for pet food, rational GST rates and revised animal health certificate

PHDCCI asks for early adoption of BIS specification for pet food, rational GST rates and revised animal health certificate

In a letter written to Atul Chaturvedi, Secretary, Department of Animal Husbandry,...

Nafed launches Fortified Rice Bran Oil to boost healthy living

Nafed launches Fortified Rice Bran Oil to boost healthy living

The rice bran oil from Nafed will be fortified and it will be ensured that it will...

Political economy of sugarcane, paddy crucial for 2022 UP polls

While the political firmament is abuzz with pre-poll activities, the farmer leaders, spearheading the agitation against the central...

States

In a global first, SLCM launches ‘Made in India’ QC app for food grains

A global first for food grains, the AgriReach Mobile Quality Check (QC) App allows the user to get an on-the-spot assessment of the...

Technology

Making technology relevant: Interventions for transforming Indian agriculture sector

Today, the adoption and use of technology throughout the agriculture supply chain is crucial. Three broad targets – productivity,...

Opinion

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) marketplace for silk farmers, businesses...

Agribusiness

Roots Foundation to train nearly 50,000 farmers of Punjab and Haryana to tackle stubble burning

Every winter, the burning of crop residue of over 30 mt in Madhya Pradesh, Punjab and Haryana causes the pollution levels to rise...

National

IFFCO Chairman BS Nakai passes away

Balvinder Singh Nakai, the IFFCO Chairman, passed away on October 11. He was 86. A veteran cooperator, Nakai was associated with IFFCO...

Cooperatives