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  • HAP begins commercial production at its new Maharashtra plant

    Mumbai: Hatsun Agro Product Ltd.(HAP), a leading private sector dairy company in India, with brands ‘Arokya’, ‘Hatsun’, ‘Arun Icecreams’, “Ibaco” has announced commercial production at its newly set up modern greenfield dairy processing plant in Solapur, Maharashtra. The plant is the 19th manufacturing location for HAP that has a network of plants in four states […]

    Kaveri Seeds wins “Masters of Risk in Agriculture” award at the India Risk Management Awards

    Hyderabad:  Hyderabad based India’s premier seed company Kaveri Seeds, has been honored with the “Masters of Risk in Agriculture“ award , Mid-Cap Category at the 7th CNBC – TV 18 India Risk Management Awards  2020-21 . Setup in 1976 by Mr. GV Bhaskar Rao, with an objective to fuel India’s Green revolution, Kaveri seeds today […]

    FarmLink to showcase its product line of the highest quality Indian basmati rice at Gulfood 2021

    Dubai :  FarmLink Basmati, the flagship basmati rice brand of Desai AgriFoods, an India-based food producer and exporter, will showcase its finest quality aromatic basmati rice, along with other rice products at Gulfood 2021, the world’s largest annual food & beverage trade show organized in Dubai, UAE. The five-day event will be held from February […]

    Ministry of Agriculture & Farmers Welfare Granted Drone Use Permission

    New Delhi: The Ministry of Civil Aviation (MoCA) and Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) has granted conditional exemption for Remotely Piloted Aircraft System (RPAS) usage to the Ministry of Agriculture & Farmers Welfare (MoAFW), Government of India. The permission allows drone deployment by the MoAFW for remote sensing data collection in agricultural areas of […]

    Move forward from moratorium & ban – efficacy of GM crops established in several countries, Indian farmer demands this technology

    Bengaluru:  A virtual International Conference was conducted by Federation of Seed Industry of India (FSII), Alliance for Agri Innovation and University of Agricultural Sciences, Bangalore on the topic ‘Current Scenario & Path forward for GM crops in India’.It saw discussions on how new technologies can address the problems of food insecurity, biotic and abiotic stresses, […]

    5 Indian Agritech Startups To Watch Out For In 2021

    India’s agritech startups received $136.46 Mn in funding last year, compared to $244.6 Mn in 2019. From 2014 to 2020, Indian agritech startups have received $467 Mn in funding. In the past 5 years, India’s agritech startups have been growing in the space like never before, building farmer platforms, B2B agri marketplaces, rural fintech enterprises, farm-to-fork brands […]

    Govt procures more than 620 lakh tonnes of paddy in current Kharif Marketing Season

    Government has procured more than 620 lakh tonnes of paddy in the current Kharif Marketing Season. The Agriculture Ministry said this is an increase of 17.60 per cent against the last year corresponding purchase of around 527 lakh tonnes. Out of the total purchase, Punjab alone has contributed over 202 lakh tonnes which is 32.71 […]

    UPL Announces Strategic Collaboration with TeleSense® to Reduce Food Waste and Increase Profitability for Farmers

    New Delhi: UPL Ltd. today announced a strategic collaboration with TeleSense®, a California-based IoT (Internet of Things) innovator revolutionizing post-harvest grain storage and transport. UPL will help TeleSense strengthen its sales channel by introducing monitoring solutions for post-harvest commodity storage and transport to multiple stakeholders across the agriculture value chain.   “Through our OpenAg Purpose, we […]

    Agricultural credit target enhanced to 16.5 lakh crore rupees in the next fiscal

    To provide adequate credit to farmers, the government has enhanced the agricultural credit target to 16.5 lakh crore rupees in next fiscal with focus on ensuring increased credit flows to animal husbandry, dairy, and fisheries. Government has also enhanced the allocation to the Rural Infrastructure Development Fund from 30,000 to 40,000 crore rupees. It has […]

    Focus on agriculture at WEF’s virtual Davos event reflects growing criticality of food security, says sustainability champion Dake Rechsand

    The great reset, following the unprecedented crisis of a global pandemic, lends a window of opportunity to accelerate the response to climate change and hunger. Dake Rechsand lauds the shift in global agenda, towards sustainable growth. Dubai: The World Economic Forum’s Davos event – the annual meeting of global political leaders and business elite, which […]