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8 Big Agriculture News of the Day

Watch out for the 8 big news of the day from the world of agriculture.

KJ Staff

Here are glimpses of the latest news doing the rounds in the country and abroad:

Covid news

This is the first time any country has recorded over 300,000 cases in just 24 hours. Amid oxygen shortage and faltering health system in the country, India saw 2000 deaths in highest single-day spike. The death toll from the deadly infection stands at 184,672. The country now has nearly 2.3 million active cases.

 Know about 5 foods to avoid if you have Covid.

Agriculture Company news

Jain Irrigation touches new heights in Micro Irrigation

Jain Irrigation being the world’s largest seller of Micro Irrigation systems with its global widespread reach  in 116+ countries has touched new heights in Micro Irrigation, Agri Research, Renewable Energy and many other segments globally, bringing innovation in lives of 7.2+ Million Farmers. As Jain’s “More crop per drop” slogan promised, yields increased dramatically—50% to 300%, depending on the plant—as did farmers’ incomes.

Heranba receives consent to establish manufacturing plant

Heranba Industries announced that it has received the consent to establish manufacturing of pesticides, intermediates, fungicides, herbicides & insecticides from Gujarat Pollution Control Board. The company has received the necessary permission to expand its manufacturing facilities for the said products at its plot located in Saykha Industrial Estate, Bharuch.


Corteva  to establish an ecosystem of FPOs to promote agri-entrepreneurship

Corteva Agriscience, the global agriculture company, is working towards establishing an ecosystem of Farmer Producer Organizations (FPOs) in multiple states across India, including Madhya Pradesh and Bihar. The company is focused on promoting agri-entrepreneurship, especially for women, by supporting seven FPOs in the districts of MP. This includes training on agricultural methods, providing access to multi-brand agri-inputs, crop advisory to create market linkages, and an end-to-end value chain.

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Hero MotoCorp ties up with Gogoro Inc

The country’s largest two-wheeler maker Hero MotoCorp announced a strategic partnership with Gogoro® Inc to accelerate the shift to sustainable electric mobility in India. The Gogoro Network is an open platform for battery swapping and smart mobility services.

TAFE celebrates its Diamond Jubilee

 This year, TAFE celebrates its Diamond Jubilee, 60 glorious years of work and a way of life and work that celebrates values and people first.

Pioneer Hybrid Seeds completed its 95 years of success

Pioneer has been paving the path of a bright future for the agriculture industry for 95 years. It all started as an idea in 1926 for hybrid corn. Today, it has transformed into a world-famous brand. Pioneer is the flagship seed brand of the global giant Corteva Agriscience. It provides high-quality seeds to farmers in 90+ countries.

Farmer news

Kashmir farmers join campaign by HIL and CNRI

The burning problem of modern agriculture is the excessive use of pesticides. It not only impacts crop yield, but also can harm human health when they consume this crop. In the wake of this situation, Hindustan Insecticides Limited (HIL)  and the Corporation for National Research Initiatives (CNRI) have come together to start a campaign spreading awareness and education regarding judicious use of pesticides.  Secretary General of CNRI, Vinod Anand said that, CNRI has decided that the Extension Directorate and HIL will join hands to empower farmers residing in the challenging areas of Kashmir. FPOs will be created for all crops. 

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