Jalna/Aurangabad, October 22, 2016: Maharashtra Hybrid Seeds Company Private Limited (Mahyco), one of the leading agri-biotech companies in the country, is organizing MAHYCO INNOVATION DAY between October 22 and 24, 2016 to showcase new seed innovations in agriculture. During the three day event, Mahyco is also displaying new products and future seed technologies at Mahyco Research Farm in Ghanewadi village in Jalna District.
The event was inaugurated at Mahyco’s Research Farm and will continue to exhibit innovations at the state of the art R&D Centre in Dawalwadi (Jalna) in both row crops and vegetables crops including cotton, pearl millet, chilli, okra, brinjal and bottlegourd until October 24th.
Speaking about the event, Dr. Usha Zehr, Chief Technology Officer, Mahyco said, “The future of agriculture is reliant on efficient use of modern science and only application of Science and innovations can bring the much needed revolution in the industry. At Mahyco, we focus on taking the learning from yesterday to identify challenges of tomorrow and create innovations to overcome the same. The Mahyco Innovation Day is an opportunity to explain the science behind these innovations to the farmers, distributors and other stakeholders.
Maharashtra Hybrid Seeds Company Private Limited (commonly referred as “Mahyco”) is one of the largest and most diverse private sector seed companies in the country. It was founded in 1964 by Dr. B. R. Barwale, an entrepreneur with a farming background, in Marathwada region of Maharashtra. The company grew to its present stature with a footprint across India. Since 1964 Mahyco has used R&D to establish itself as a pioneer of high quality hybrid/open-pollinated seeds, through strict adherence to its motto, “Quality Seed – Mahyco Seed”. This has earned the trust of farmers across the country. The company is currently engaged in research, development, production, processing and marketing of products in agriculture.
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