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Date：Sep. 3, 2019 Category：Markets
Lower production of paddy could be instrumental in a 3-5% decline in kharif crop output, says a new report by CRISIL Research. However, the report adds that far...
Date：May. 20, 2019 Category：Companies
AlgaEnergy’s wholly-owned subsidiary in India, MicroAlgae Solutions India Pvt. Ltd. (MASI) and Krishi Rasayan Export Pvt Ltd’s (KREPL) sister concern , Agroli...
Date：May. 14, 2019 Category：Science&Research
Nearly 10 years of hard work has finally yielded results with the ICAR-Central Institute for Cotton Research (CICR) developing four Bt-based straight varieties ...
Date：Feb. 23, 2018 Category：Companies
Swaminathan Research Foundation agriculture scientist, Padma Vibhushan, Dr.M.S.Swaminathan has signed a MoU with GNFC (Gujarat Narmada Valley Fertilizers & Chem...
Tags:CollaborationApplication & Technology
Date：Nov. 13, 2017 Category：Markets
Farmers in Devanakonda mandal in Kurnool district of Andhra Pradesh are dependent on the rains. The area is not irrigated. The farmers are relatively poor, with...
Tags:Application & Technology
Date：Sep. 26, 2017 Category：Markets
Even as the government remains firm on not allowing paddy to be grown in Karnataka's rice bowl Mandya fearing over-utilization of water from the Cauvery basin, ...
Date：May. 26, 2017 Category：Markets
The most awaited mango crop, including Dussehri, has been 80% damaged because of bad weather and pests.
Tags:Fruits and Vegetables
Date：Oct. 12, 2016 Category：Markets
Soybean production in India is expected to increase by 57% than previous year in 2016/17 at 108.789 lakh tones as against 69.288 lakh tonnes, according to the f...
Date：Sep. 12, 2016 Category：Viewpoint & Interview
Prospect of people getting cheaper internet data in India might have taken political overtone when politicians resort to 'atta' (wheat flour) verses 'data' deba...
Date：Jun. 28, 2016 Category：Science&Research
As many states resist scientific field trials of genetically modified (GM) crops apprehending environmental risk to flora and fauna, the central regulator on tr...
Date：Jun. 28, 2016 Category：Products
On the recommendations of Punjab Agricultural University (PAU), the Department of Agriculture team recently launched a neem-based insecticide to curb whitefly a...
Date：Jun. 16, 2016 Category：Companies
Agrochemical company UPL Ltd has acquired 26 per cent stake in Weather Risk Management Services Pvt Ltd (WRMS) for Rs 10 crore. In a BSE filing, UPL said it has...
Date：Jun. 10, 2016 Category：Companies
Parijat industries, which has raised an undisclosed amount from Rabo Equity Advisors, Investment Advisors for India Agri Business Fund II (the "Fund") for a min...
Date：Apr. 12, 2016 Category：Markets
Concerned that whitefly and bollworm attack could harm Bt cotton crop yields, the central government will henceforth promote native cotton varieties in states l...
Date：Dec. 9, 2015 Category：Markets
Plant pathology experts of Punjab Agricultural University (PAU) have warned Punjab-based farmers of an outbreak of crop diseases "late blight fungus" on potato ...
Date：Nov. 5, 2015 Category：Markets
Johannesburg (city in the northeastern part of South Africa) in the past few months has suffered the worst drought since 1960s, minister of water affairs and sa...
Date：Jul. 3, 2015 Category：Markets
India Central Institute Research of Cotton Research (CICR) makes a second bid to develop an indigenous Bt cotton seed. By now, the premier government agency alr...
Date：Apr. 7, 2014 Category：Companies
A seed company from Maharashtra has moved the Karnataka high court challenging the order banning Bt cotton seeds marketed by it leading to the company being bla...
Date：Sep. 13, 2012 Category：Regulations
The bill to set up a biotech regulator has got further delayed when its introduction in Parliament was put off at the last minute following a technical hitch an...
Date：Jul. 27, 2012 Category：Viewpoint & Interview
Indian Organic farming experts launched a scathing attack on central and state governments for promoting the fertilizer and pesticide companies at the cost of f...