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KJ Staff
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Have a look at the top agriculture industry news from across the globe.

Mahindra Tractor Sells 26130 Units in India during April

Mahindra & Mahindra Ltd.'s Farm Equipment Sector, a part of the USD 19.4 billion Mahindra Group, announced its tractor sales numbers for April 2021.Domestic sales in April 2021 were at 26130 units, as against 4716 units during April 2020. 

Commenting on the performance, Hemant Sikka, President - Farm Equipment Sector, Mahindra & Mahindra Ltd. said that, "We have sold 26130 tractors in the domestic market during April 2021 with a growth of 454% over last year. High growth witnessed in April 2021 is due to low base due to nationwide lockdowns in April last year.

Samunnati announce the first edition of MANAGE Samunnati Start-up Awards

Samunnati are exhilarated to announce the first edition of MANAGE Samunnati Start-up Awards, kicking off with the theme ‘Building the agriculture ecosystem with new age agriculture start-ups’.  As a platform, they aspire to recognize impact-driven Agri and agtech start-ups dedicated to re-imagining, renewing and rebuilding the ecosystem. An ecosystem that uplifts everyone in it through innovation.

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Escorts Agri Machinery in April 2021 sold 6979 tractors

Escorts Agri Machinery in April 2021 sold 6979 tractors registering a growth of 889.9 %  as against 705 tractors sold in April 2020. Domestic tractor sales in April 2021 were at 6386 tractors registering a growth of 941.8 percent against 613 tractors in April 2020. The company said that “The medium-term macroeconomic factors remain positive on account of record rabi harvest, sustained crop prices, and good prediction of monsoons this year. Inflation continues unabated and remains a worry.

Bayer receives  United Nations recognition for their support to smallholder farmers

Bayer and its partners, through their Better Life Farming partnership model, receives special United Nations recognition for their support to smallholder farmers. Lino Dias, Vice President of Smallholder Farming for Bayer said that, “Agriculture is the fundamental backbone of rural economies." “This means with an effective partnership-led business ecosystem to address rural smallholder farmers’ challenges, and by enabling them to thrive, we will be improving not only their livelihoods but also enhancing rural development.

UPL hires Ellis R. Gilliam to take care of North and East territory regions

To support UPL Ltd.’s growing BioSolutions business, the company has hired Ellis R. Gilliam to service the North and East territory regions with strategic sales support. “UPL is committed to providing farmers with customized solutions to reduce production pain-points. Ed Hensley, UPL BioSolutions Business Manager said that, Our growing BioSolutions portfolio at UPL requires additional reach and support to help retailers bring these products to market.

Syngenta Canada Inc. adds a new biological control product to their portfolio

Syngenta Canada Inc. adds a new biological control product to their portfolio with the introduction of Draco™ seed treatment for partial suppression of key diseases and nematodes at the critical early stages of corn and soybean germination and seedling growth. Scott Ewert, head of Seedcare with Syngenta Canada said that Syngenta is very excited to bring this new biological technology to the seed treatment market,” “We have a long history of providing innovative solutions to our growers and seed company partners. Draco builds on this legacy, offering additional protection for corn and soybean growers at a crucial stage in their crop’s growth cycle.”

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