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Tuesday, 20th Aug 2013

IFOAM Asia appoints Manoj Menon on its Board

Manoj Kumar Menon, Executive Director - International Competence Centre for Organic Agriculture (ICCOA), elected as a board member to the IFOAM Asia Board. More...

  • Published on Aug 20, 13

Tuesday, 25th Jun 2013

UWBe's 'Born Learning' takes on malnutrition 500 highly nutritious saplings planted to benefit the community living around the quarries in Kogilu

To fight against malnutrition, which is a national abhorrence, United Way of Bengaluru (UWBe), today organized "Born Learning - Creation of Nutrition Gardens" to address the need for and importance of nutrition among children. Citizens of Bengaluru along with the community and corporate volunteers from Capital One joined hands to address the issue of malnutrition. They pla... More...

  • Published on Jun 25, 13

Monday, 13th May 2013

Jabs International Pvt.Ltd. Honoured With 12 Export Awards By Spices Board Of India

Jabs International Pvt.Ltd, a Govt. Recognized Trading House & largest exporter of spices from India has won 12 awards for Excellence in spics export from Spices Board (Ministry of Commerce & Industry, Govt. of India) for the year 2009-10 , 2010-11 & 2011-2012. More...

  • Published on May 13, 13

Thursday, 25th Apr 2013

TAFE to work with 7 Sisters of Northeast to improve farm output

Focuses on mechanized farming - Showcases an array of tractors, farm equipment More...

  • Published on Apr 25, 13

Friday, 1st Mar 2013

Imprimis welcomes government's move to set up Institute of Agricultural Bio-technology at Ranchi

Imprimis, a leader in the life sciences communications space, has welcomed the announcement in the latest budget about establishing the Indian Institute of Agricultural Bio-technology at Ranchi, Jharkhand. The Institute will serve as a centre of excellence and give a boost to R&D in the Indian biotechnology industry. More...

  • Published on Mar 1, 13

Thursday, 7th Feb 2013

Indian Seed industry calls for tax incentives, uniformity of rules across states

The Indian Seed Industry, fifth largest in the world, has urged the Government to facilitate an enabling environment including providing tax incentives and ensuring regulated operative mechanisms of rules so that all states follow uniform policies. On the eve of the 4th Indian Seed Congress, industry leaders said much like the IT revolution, Indian agriculture too required... More...

  • Published on Feb 7, 13

Monday, 4th Feb 2013

Smt. Sushma Swaraj Defines Road Map to Doubling Food Production in Less than Five Years

Speaking at the "Doubling food production in five years' Smt. Sushma Swaraj, MP (leader of Opposition, Lok Sabha) said that this is possible and will be done in a shorter time frame, with focus from the entire polity. Smt. Swaraj laid out an eight point agenda for agriculture reforms to not just meet the target of doubling food production in five years but to make it happe... More...

  • Published on Feb 4, 13

Thursday, 31st Jan 2013

Increasing yields with an integrated approach: City's Agro Vision fair brings new technologies for growers

Syngenta India, the country's leading Integrated Crop Solutions Company, has said that it shall continue to work closely with the grower community in the Vidarbha region to enable them to enhance their yield potential and agronomic knowledge. Driven with the purpose of "Bringing plant potential to life", through world-class science, global reach and commitment to our custo... More...

  • Published on Jan 31, 13

Wednesday, 30th Jan 2013

Alltech Feed Survey findings: World Increases Production to 959 Million Tons;Asia grew by 13% within a year

Alltech assessed the compound feed production of 134 countries in December 2012 ,through information obtained in partnership with local feed associations and Alltech's sales team, who visit more than 26,000 feed mills annually More...

  • Published on Jan 30, 13

Wednesday, 19th Dec 2012

Nuziveedu Seeds conferred 'BioAgri Company of the Year 2012' Award

Nuziveedu Seeds Limited, the leading Indian Seeds company (in terms of volume and seed packets sold every year), has been conferred with BioAgri Company of the year Award 2012 at the 10th Annual Biospectrum-ABLE Awards. Mr. Ramesh Viswanathan, Chief Operating Officer (COO), Nuziveedu Seeds received the award on behalf of the Company at a glittering ceremony held in Bengalu... More...

  • Published on Dec 19, 12

Friday, 30th Nov 2012

AIP Fosters Innovation among Entrepreneurs in Assam to Improve Farm-level Intervention

To mete out effective solutions towards post-harvest optimization and value addition in horticultural crops, Assam Agricultural University (AAU), under the aegis of the Agricultural Innovation Partnership (AIP), organized a one-day interaction with food industry entrepreneurs on November 26, 2012 in the AAU campus, Jorhat. The goal of the interaction was to accelerate tech... More...

  • Published on Nov 30, 12

Thursday, 22nd Nov 2012

CP Foods announces the launch of the Company's first ever ready to eat and take away 'Five Star Chicken' brand in India

Charoen Pokphand Foods Public Company Limited (CP Foods), a leading global, integrated Agro-industrial and food company, today announced the launch of the Company's first ever ready to eat and take away 'Five Star Chicken' brand in India. The Company announced this at a press conference in Bangalore that was addressed by Khun (Mr.) Adirek Sripratak, President and Chief Exe... More...

  • Published on Nov 22, 12

Sunday, 11th Nov 2012

ICCOA - an Organic knowledge, learning & Training center's initiative to transform Farmers from conventional to organic agriculture (A Movement for Organic Vegetable Production & Creating Market-linkages)

International Competence Centre for Organic Agriculture (ICCOA) is a networking and interface organization owned by the stakeholders and based in Bangalore, India. It undertakes government sponsored projects in several states to convert farmers from chemical to organic agriculture. More...

  • Published on Nov 11, 12

Monday, 5th Nov 2012

Mahindra announces the third edition of Mahindra Samriddhi India Agri-Awards

The Farm Equipment Sector of Mahindra & Mahindra Ltd. today announced the third edition of the Mahindra Samriddhi India Agri Awards 2013 (MSIAA 2013). These awards were conceptualised and launched in 2011 to honour farmers and institutions, in order to recognize their noteworthy and purposeful contributions to the field of agriculture, which is the backbone of the Indian e... More...

  • Published on Nov 5, 12

Saturday, 27th Oct 2012

India's edible oil imports at all-time high

During the 11 months' period from November 2011 to September 2012, import of edible oils has already touched 8.96 million metric tonnes, which is perhaps the highest ever More...

  • Published on Oct 27, 12