Agribusiness

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...

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...

Unpaid dues to cane farmers in UP Rs 7,000 crore for current season; another Rs 1,500 crore remains from previous one

Sugar mills bought 465.25 lt of cane from the farmers in the crushing season 2021-22 up to Jan 25 and produced 45.67 lt of sugar from...

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Budget expectations: Increased use of technology, export-promoting measures and reduced crop insurance premiums

Experts have recommended measures like promoting FPOs and reducing crop insurance premiums. There is a need to develop FPOs as agricultural...

National

Padma Shri for farmers Seth Pal Singh and Amai Mahalinga Naik

The Padma awards, which count among the highest civilian awards in the country, have been announced. The list comprises four Padma...

From the Ground

Mayawati may upset SP-RLD’s Jat-Muslim calculus in UP polls

The ticket distribution strategy of BSP president Mayawati in the UP Assembly elections is likely to upset the vaunted Jat–Muslim...

ELECTIONS 2022

Centralized system of government and parties leads to unrest among leaders of stature

The story is more or less the same in most of the parties — the rights are increasingly getting centralized. Had this been limited...

Opinion

Food and fertilizer subsidies may cross Rs 5 lakh crore this year; cut in Budget likely

When Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman presents the Budget in Parliament on Feb 1 for the coming financial year 2022-23, she will...

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