Transformation of Dairy Industry through Embryo Transfer

The key edge of using Embryo Transfer (ET) technology in Cattle is that it multiplies the success of breeding from elite females by reproducing more offspring. Clearly, ET can increase cow’s reproductive efficiency, allowing it to have numerous calves per year instead of usual 6-7 calves within its lifetime. »

Late Blight Resistant GM/GE Potato in Bangladesh-Now a reality!

In Bangladesh, farmers usually spend BDT 80 -100 billion per year in spraying of fungicide to protect our major tuber crop, potato. This is just to control Late Blight disease caused by Phytophthora infestans, a fungus. According to Food and Agriculture Organization, in 2017 around 25-57% potato yield loss occurs »

ACI Agribusinesses – Digital Services at BASIS SOFT EXPO 2020

ACI Agribusiness has participated in 16th BASIS SOFTEXPO 2020, the largest private-sector exposition aimed at showcasing IT and ITES products and services in Bangladesh. The exhibition was held during 6-9 February 2020 at at International Convention City Bashundhara (ICCB), Dhaka. ACI Agribusiness has showcased the digital servicers, mobile applications – Fosholi, »

Balanced Fertilization Promo: SaFaL Agro-business Trade Fairs

In February 2020, ACI Fertilizer participated in the SaFaL Agro-business Trade Fair in Khulna and Jashore organized by Solidaridad Network Asia. The trade fair aimed to enhance the efficiency of agricultural production and development of markets for business. ACI Fertilizer participated in these fairs to promote balanced fertilization and its »

ACI Fertilizer participated in BB-BARI Seaweed Promo

ACI Fertilizer participated in a day-long event organized by Bangladesh Bank in collaboration with Bangladesh Agriculture Research Institute (BARI) to popularize seaweeds production and utilization in Bangladesh. The event was inaugurated by Mr. S. M. Moniruzzaman, Deputy Governor, Bangladesh Bank on 29 February 2020 in Cox's Bazar. The event included »

Maize Seed Retailers’ Meeting

In February 2020, ACI Seed arranged two Retailers’ meeting in Manikganj for hybrid maize seed. In total, 50 retailers got information on hybrid maize of ACI Seed, its features, benefit and business profitability. General Manager- Marketing & Sales, Portfolio Manager – Field crops, Regional Manager, Area Manager and Marketing Officers from »

Seed Potato Field Days in February 2020

ACI Seed conducted 26 field days for seed potato in the northern part of Bangladesh as well as in Cumilla district. Around 2,900 farmers attended information sessions on quality seed potato. General Manager- Marketing & Sales, Portfolio Manager – Field crops, Regional Manager, Area Manager, and Marketing Officer were present »

ACI Seed: Product Selection Field Visit

In February 2020, ACI Seed made a joint field visit with vegetables seed principal company HM Clause, an international company dedicated to innovative and sustainable development of the highest quality vegetable seeds. Aim of the field visit was to select promising vegetable seed varieties especially cold crops seed like cauliflower »

ACI Seed introduced Prescription Point for Farmers

In February 2020, ACI Seed introduced Prescription Point as a part of after-sales service in the southern part of Bangladesh. The objective of the prescription point is to serve farmers by addressing their queries regarding seed and further agronomic management issues. It is serving at different hat/bazaar where farmers »

Model Shows How to Make on-Farm Sustainable Energy Projects Profitable

Researchers have developed a model that could boost investment in farm-based sustainable energy projects by allowing investors to more accurately predict whether a project will turn a profit. The model improves on earlier efforts by using advanced computational techniques to address uncertainty. "Converting animal waste into electricity can be »

Researchers Eye Sending Cotton to Space for Genetic Information

HudsonAlpha Institute for Biotechnology teamed up with several partners in a series of research collaborations, grants, and projects. Their mission: to send cotton to space which they can use for genetic sequencing. Genomics is a tool that can unlock the undiscovered potential of plants. In the case of cotton, gene »