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19 May 2021: Latest Agriculture News

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Samunnati announce their partnership with GrainPro 

Samunnati is thrilled to announce our partnership with GrainPro, a company geared towards a hunger-free world by offering safe and efficient post-harvest solutions for grains, seeds, and other dry agricultural commodities. On the partnership, Grain Pro, CEO, Jordan Dey said, Samunnati is the right channel for us to reach as many smallholders that will benefit by having greater income from farming.' 

Mitsubishi Mahindra Agricultural Machinery appoints Toru Saito as President & CEO 

Mitsubishi Mahindra Agricultural Machinery announced the appointment of Mr. Toru Saito as President & CEO. Speaking about the announcement, Rajesh Jejurikar, Executive Director, Mahindra and Mahindra Ltd., Director and Chairman of the Board of Directors of Mitsubishi Mahindra Agricultural Machinery, said, “Our endeavour is to bring on board top global talent to support our ambitious growth plans.” 

Bharat Rasayan has a joint venture agreement with Nissan Chemical Corporation 

Bharat Rasayan Limited, an Indian listed company has executed a joint venture agreement with Japan based, Nissan Chemical Corporation with the total investment value amounting over 441 crores by Bharat Group. 

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Germany’s Viessmann & India’s EKKI Pumps Join hands to fight COVID-19 

As India records its biggest rise in the number of Covid cases, pumps and water technology, conglomerate EKKI joins forces with its German associates to battle Covid in the country. Together with India’s pumps and water technology conglomerate EKKI, the company has joined forces to donate ventilators to India.

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Bejo has commercial license agreement with Corteva Agriscience 

Dutch vegetable seed breeder Bejo has entered into a non-exclusive research and commercial license agreement with global agriculture company Corteva Agriscience and the Broad Institute of MIT and Harvard, a U.S.-based biomedical and genomic research center. 

The Poultry Industry seeks intervention with the rising prices of soya meal 

Soya meal, one of the main components of livestock feed having 30% share in the feed composition, has witnessed a sudden splurge in the price. The Indore market price of Soya meal 46% protein during March 2020 was Rs 30,000 Ex-plant. Mr. Amit Saraogi, Chairman, Managing Director, Anmol Feeds Pvt. Ltd. said, “The rising price of soya meal is impacting the price of the finished feed cost which has increased by 25% on overall for the past one year.” 

CIMMYT partnerships with the German development agency 

The International Maize and Wheat Improvement Center announced a new three-year public–private partnership with the German development agency GIZ and the beverage company Grupo Modelo to recharge aquifers and encourage water-conserving farming practices in key Mexican states. 

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