First Agro agriculture farm, India – Fresh, clean & nutritious produce for your family

First Agro agriculture farm, India – Fresh, clean & nutritious produce for your family

First Agro, India’s first commercial grower organization with Zero Pesticide fresh produce complying
with FAO’s and WHO’s Codex Alimentarius, the global food safety standard, for Indian domestic market.
All First Agro fresh produce are also Non-GMO.

First Agro strives to be the leading producer of fresh produce, delivering nutritious and Zero Pesticide
vegetables and fruits which are Non-GMO. Contemporary technology meets traditional horticultural
practices at First Agro. Fresh thinking allows them to harness the power of new, efficient growing
technologies allowing retailers, super markets, food service companies and homes to get access to safe
and fresh produce.

First Agro is setting up 1,500 acres of pesticide free farm production across sixteen identified locations in
North, West and Southern India over the coming years. First Agro a matured Integrated Pest & Disease
Management where nature’s beneficial insects, bio-derived neem oil and garlic along with pheromone
insects traps are used effectively to manage the agriculture pests. Combination of horse, cow and poultry
compost manure along with beneficial microbes helps us to maintain soil’s micro-environment and
fertility, at the same time nurture the mother earth for future generations.

Growing fruits and vegetables using green and eco-friendly practices is rapidly gaining attention as local- scale farming gains popularity in the last decade. With new crop management techniques and improvement in Integrated Pest & Disease Management, it is possible to increase the quality of the
produce while protecting the crop using natural methods. First Agro plans to revolutionize horticulture
production with the use of modern horticulture techniques, clean and ethical farming practices and
innovation to produce Zero Pesticide and Non-GMO fruits and vegetables of the best possible quality.

First Agro carefully selects its plants for their quality, taste, and other bio-characteristics that are not
genetically modified or altered.

Farm production

First Agro uses sustainable growing practices. All crops are grown in safe, clean and environmentally
friendly conditions. “Earth friendly” growing practices ensure long term sustainability, efficient utilization
of resources and respect for local bio diversity.

First Agro quality control begins with premium and Non-GMO seeds, nurtured and grown at own
facilities, ensuring complete control and consistency of quality from seed to fruit. Many of the input seeds
for production are also grown by First Agro as part of the company’s collection of heirlooms and open-pollinated varieties, which allows to offer a wide range and varieties of fresh produce.

Pest and disease management techniques

First Agro have a matured Integrated Pest & Disease Management where nature’s beneficial insects,
bio-derived neem oil and garlic along with pheromone insects traps are used effectively to manage the
agriculture pests. Combination of horse, cow and poultry compost manure with beneficial microbes helps
to maintain soil’s micro-environment and fertility, at the same time nurture the mother earth for future
generations.

Water management

All of First Agro production is 100% drip-irrigation which allows us to reduce water consumption by 70%
over conventional agriculture. Drip watering reduces water use by eliminating waste because it applies
water directly to plant root zones; losses to wind and evaporation are dramatically reduced.

Consumption of First Agro’s Zero Pesticide produce is a great way to eliminate your exposure to
pesticides and harmful heavy metals commonly found in fresh produce that have been grown using
conventional agricultural practices.

First Agro has adopted Codex’s standard for all its farm production. Codex Alimentarius Commission was
established in 1963 by the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) and the World
Health Organization (WHO). Codex has defined global food safety standards to ensure that consumers
are not exposed to unsafe levels of hazardous and toxic materials. The Codex standards has now
become the global reference point for consumers, food producers and processors, national food control
agencies and the international food trade.

Food Safety

First Agro does not use any pesticides and harmful toxins for plant protection. All the produce are also
Non-GMO.

First Agro have a matured Integrated Pest & Disease Management where nature’s beneficial insects,
bio-derived neem oil and garlic along with pheromone insects traps are used effectively to manage the
agriculture pests. This pesticide free production coupled with compliance to World Health Organization
(WHO) Codex’s standards ensures safe and highest levels of food safety in India.

Working opportunity

Whether it’s in the farm production or IPDM team or within our headquarter functions, First Agro has a
variety of exciting career opportunities to offer you. A workplace that is fresh, vibrant and healthy. If
you’re highly motivated, energetic and enjoy working in a hands-on environment, you just might be
perfect for the team.

First Agro vision is to build a premier commercial grower organization on a global scale operated by like-
minded individuals who demonstrate commitment, motivation and passion to succeed.

Highly-specialized skills involved in the day-to-day operations include jobs such as Growers, Assistant
Growers, Cluster Production Managers/Supervisors, Entomologist, Pack House Supervisor and Sales
and Administration personnel’s.

If you wish to be a part of this healthy story, please send your resume to HR Executive at
careers@firstagro.com

Contact

First Agro Tech Produce (P) Ltd.,
Survey No: 352/2 and 145/2, T.Bettahalli Village,
Talkad Hobli, T.Narsipur Taluk, Mysore District,
Karnataka, India
www.firstagro.com

 

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