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8 June 2021: Latest Agriculture News

Latest agriculture news of the day

Shipra Singh
FTB Organic launch
FTB Organic launch

It was a big day for Krishi Jagran, India’s largest agricultural media company. The dream of Krishi Jagran’s editor-in-chief M.C. Dominic came to life with the launch of FTB Organic e-commerce platform. A year ago, FTB (Farmer the Brand) was started that gave farmers a platform to express about their farming. However, this gave a short-lived opportunity to farmers to sell their produce.  

The need of the hour is to give farmers a constant platform where they can sell their produce and fetch the best price possible. Farmers of India can do well without middlemen.  

FTB Organic comes at the right time to give farmers what they were yearning for, but had almost lost hope of getting it. Now, with this e-commerce platform, which is the brainchild of M.C. Dominic, hopes are once again high amongst farmers. Many have already registered at the platform. Many others are looking forward to doing this.  

With FTB Organic launch being the biggest news of the day, IFFCO’s nano urea liquid, Swaraj Tractors’ program, and NAFED and NCDEX agreement stole the limelight too. The following are glimpses of top news of the day compiled by our staff.  

FTB Organic launched virtually with much fervor on June 7 on World Food Safety Day  

On the occasion of World Food Safety Day, on June 7, 2021, Krishi Jagran, the largest agricultural media company, launched its E-Commerce platform - FTB Organic through a live virtual inauguration ceremony at 11 am on its Facebook page. The event was inaugurated by Mrs. Shiny Dominic, Director of Krishi Jagran, and the keynote speaker of the event was the man behind this great launch M.C Dominic, Editor-in-chief of Krishi Jagran and Agricultural worldFarmers can sell their organic products on FTB Organic platform.  

Watch the video: https://www.facebook.com/1435740416658252/videos/4025434330884047 

IFFCO begins commercial production of Nano Urea Liquid

On the occasion of World Environment Day, Indian Farmers Fertilizer Cooperative Limited (IFFCO) dispatched its first consignment of Nano Urea Liquid to Uttar Pradesh for farmers’ use. IFFCO Nano Urea Liquid is a smart fertilizer developed 1st time in the world by a patented technology of IFFCO at its Nano Biotechnology Research Center, Kalol, Gujarat. The product was introduced on May 31, 2021 by Dr. US Awasthi, MD, IFFCO during 50th annual general body meeting of its RGB members at IFFCO head office, New Delhi. Green flag off ceremony was done at Kalol, Gujarat.'

Read more: https://krishijagran.com/agriculture-world/world-s-first-nano-urea-by-iffco-available-in-liquid-form/ 

Swaraj Tractors launches ‘Mera Swaraj Education Support Program

Swaraj Tractors, a part of the USD 19.4 billion Mahindra Group, has launched the ‘Mera Swaraj Education Support Program’, an early career development initiative for engineering students across the country that aims to create a future pool of competent engineers. Harish Chavan, Chief Executive Officer, Swaraj Tractors said, “At Swaraj we aim to nurture and create a competent pool of engineers for the future by engaging students early on in their careers and giving them the opportunity to appreciate varied mechanization possibilities for new age agriculture.

Read more here: https://krishijagran.com/industry-news/swaraj-tractors-launches-mera-swaraj-education-support-program/ 

NAFED and NCDEX e-market Ltd signed a market service agreement

NAFED and NCDEX e-market Ltd signed a Market service agreement today for developing National level Digital Agri- Marketing Platform. It will provide market linkages to the farmer producer organization FPO'S and corporate buyers at a single platform for trading in a wide array of agriculture commodities.

Jubilant incorporated a wholly-owned subsidiary company

Jubilant Ingrevia Limited incorporated a wholly-owned subsidiary company called Jubilant Crop Protection Limited on June 2, 2021 focused on manufacturing of pesticides/plant protection products. Jubilant Crop Protection Limited will focus on manufacturing of pesticides/plant protection products including but not limited to insecticides, fungicides, herbicides, biocides, bio-pesticides in the form of actives, bulk and small pack formulations. Jubilant Crop Protection Limited has an authorized capital of Rs. 25 crore and paid-up capital of Rs. 1,00,000.

Bombay Burmah Trading Corporation plans to exit the plantation

The Mumbai-based Wadia Group’s plantation division — the Bombay Burmah Trading Corporation Ltd plans to exit the plantation sector in the country due to management issues and competition.

Krishi Jagran Editor-in-Chief did a Live interaction with Bhavya Sehgal

Krishi Jagran & Agriculture World Editor-in-chief, M.C Dominic, did a live interaction with Asia MTD Products , Managing Director , Bhavya Sehgal on Krishi Jagran Facebook on 8th June at 10:30 am . The theme was “New Agriculture Machines and Tools of MTD.”

Watch the video: https://www.facebook.com/1435740416658252/videos/206189131232942 

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