Where Is Chinese Agchem Manufacturing Headed and How Should You Manage the Risks?

Exclusive insight from CS Liew, Managing Director of Pacific Agriscience Pte Ltd., Singapore


India’s New Pesticide Bill Must Address Data Exclusivity

New Pesticide Management Bill should incentivize introduction of new and safer products by R&D based companies, as against fly-by-night operators.


A Golden Opportunity for Chinese and Indian Collaboration in Agchem

The need for the two countries’ agchem entrepreneurs to come together and initiate more India-based joint ventures in manufacturing is a foregone conclusion. The rewards to both sides are immense.


India Welcomes Disruptive Technology in Agriculture

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India Farming

India Aims to Deliver Groundbreaking Agricultural Blockchain

It’s become a joke in some circles. Just cash in by inventing a blockchain for something. A blockchain for dentists?


Cloud-based Irrigation Could Double India’s Crop Yield and Halve Water Use

A cloud-based, micro-irrigation system tested on a farm in India has cut water use by up to 80%  and doubled


Study: Weeds Cause Annual Crop Loss of $11 Billion in India

Weeds lead to India losing an average of $11 billion each year in 10 major crops, according to a study,


Budget 2018: What it Means for Indian Agriculture

Amid several challenges such as rising crude prices, uncertainty on revenue collections post GST, upcoming elections, desire to revive the


Crop Protection Chemicals: A Regulatory Revolution is Underway in India

As the fourth largest producer of agrichemicals globally, India has moved forward by shifting away from its traditional regulatory regimes


India: Agrochem Companies Hope for Higher Growth in Q3

Agrochemical firms hope for a better performance in the third quarter of this financial year than in the previous two


Indian Crop Care Chief: Budget Must Focus on Farm Exports

The Crop Care Federation of India has urged the Centre to focus on increasing the country’s agriculture exports by facilitating


12 Indian Agritech Startups to Watch Out For in 2018

Farming is a profession of hope. And India holds the record for the second-largest agricultural land in the world, with


ICAR: Indian Farming Needs Tech Revolution to Ensure Food Security

If food security needs to be ensured in India, there must be a technological revolution in agriculture, director of Indian


India: Farm Data Set to Get Space Tech Boost

The quality of India’s agriculture sector statistics could soon improve with the government tapping satellite imagery technologies to upgrade the


Agrichemicals: India Has Room to Grow

India is growing and it is growing at a fast pace. The growth has been seen on every front —


Unique Strength in R&D, History Guide Gharda’s Growth Path

N.P. Nair, Vice President of International Sales, shares his perspective on the company’s vision and other issues impacting the market,


Yara EVP: India Needs to Simplify Registration Process for New Fertilizers

Terje Knutsen, EVP, Crop Nutrition of the Oslo-based speciality fertilizer major Yara International ASA, recently attended the Fertilizer Association of


How Technology Can Drive Change in Indian Agriculture

India is witnessing an agritech revolution spurred by about 300 entrepreneurs who are trying to disrupt the agricultural supply chain


How ‘Make in India’ Will Impact the Crop Protection Industry

“Make in India” is an initiative taken up by the new government in New Delhi to attract foreign business to

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