Ujjivan Small Finance Bank launches KisanSuvidha loan product  for small and marginal farmers

The collateral-free loans can be used by farmers for both agricultural and allied activities.

ICAR leaves 2,500-plus agri seats vacant, millions in fees not refunded

The Indian Council of Agricultural Research (ICAR) left more than 2,500 seats vacant from its all-India quota in the last four years, a reply to an RTI query has revealed, despite there being thousands of eligible candidates.

Labelling required if GM content over 1%: FSSAI chief

Notwithstanding the lobbying from pro-GM crop groups, the Food Safety and Standards Authority of India (FSSAI) has decided to go ahead with labelling packaged food products with over one per cent of Genetically Modified ingredients.

NRC Phytosanitary of the Dutch (NVWA) appointed as European Reference Laboratory (EURL)

NRC Phytosanitary of  Dutch NVWA appointed as European Reference Laboratory (EURL) in the field of harmful bacteria and viruses in plants.

EQUINOM - Smart SEEDS are here.

Equinom Ltd., a seed tech start-up, is combining natural breeding techniques with proprietary algorithms to produce high-functioning, non-genetically modified organism (non-GMO) seeds that have a superior nutritional profile while also boosting crop yield.

CDP A LIST 2018 Out Now, Bayer leads, BASF & Sumitomo also makes to the list.

List names the world's businesses leading on environmental performance. Bayer named in Climate and Water List while BASF and Sumitomo named in Climate List.

'Red Rot' infestation of high-yielding sugarcane variety leads to hunt for new strain

Trouble due to a 'Red Rot' infestation, forcing the government to hunt for a new strain to check a possible slump in output in the coming years.

FFAR Seeks Nominations for 2019 New Innovator in Food and Agriculture Research Award

The This award supports early-career scientists pursuing research that sustainably enhances agricultural production or improves health through food. 

Pratibha Syntex bags Jaivik India Award for farming

Vasudha Organic has aligned with Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), which has been adopted by all United Nations Member States in 2015. SDGs provide a shared blueprint for peace and prosperity for people and the planet, now and into the future.

5 F Farming Conference - Organized by Foundation for Advanced Training in Plant Breeding – ATPBR

5F Farming – 2019

The 5F Farming – conference, which was organized by ‘Foundation for Advanced Training in Plant Breeding – ATPBR, was the 1st National Conference held during 10th – 12th January in Aurangabad.

ILVERDE, ILSA’s first solid fertilizer with organic fraction that is 100% of plant origin and GMO-free, is now listed in the EU Inputs for organic farming, published by FiBL and the Demeter International Input List

The independent Research Institute of Organic Agriculture (FiBL) positively assessed the Ilsa fertilizer for its use in organic and biodynamic farming.

किसानों की नींद हराम, फसल सुरक्षा को कर रहे रतजगा I

भीषण ठंड में किसान रतजगा करके फसलों की रखवाली कर रहे हैं। इसके बाद भी पलक झपकते ही बेसहारा पशु समूह में लहलहाती फसल को बर्बाद कर दे रहे हैं।

BASF Expanding Cotton Weed Control Choices

Weed control was among topics discussed at the 2019 BASF APT Summit in New Orleans. BASF Technical Service Representative Alvin Rhodes presented an overview of current crop protection products available to cotton growers.

Corteva Agriscience Announces Enlist E3™ Soybean and Qrome® Corn Commercial Launches

Announced plans for commercial launches of Enlist E3™ soybeans in Brazil, Canada and the United States, beginning in 2019.

Gowan Group Announces Creation Of New Business Unit Dedicated To Biologicals

Gowan Company is pleased to announce the creation of a new business unit dedicated to biological development and innovation. 

Agricultural practices contribute to global air pollution - New Book The Invisible Killer

Gary Fuller is an air pollution scientist at King’s College London. His new book, The Invisible Killer: The Rising Global Threat of Air Pollution – and How We Can Fight Back, is published by Melville House

France bans Monsanto weedkiller Roundup over safety fears

The licence for one of Monsanto’s glyphosate-based weedkillers has been cancelled in France over safety concerns – less than two years after its approval was renewed.

A revolutionary new PGR and first molecule of its kind in agriculture.

BRANDT GlucoPro is a revolutionary new Plant Growth Regulator and the first molecule of its kind in agriculture.

Supreme Court upholds Monsanto’s patent claim on Bt cotton seed

Monstanto can claim royalty on Bt cotton until its validity is decided by a single judge of Delhi high court, says Supreme Court

The digital herbicide is catching up!

Technology that destroys weeds using electric current.

American Vanguard Acquires Herbicide Product Line from Corteva Agriscience™

New sop: Subsidy to buy agricultural machinery.

The state government has come up with another bonanza for farmers.

Maharashtra farmers to get government money directly into accounts.

Maharashtra government has decided to credit farmers’ money directly to their bank accounts.


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