National ,16 th November 2022


16 th November 2022: Yara India, which is part of the Oslo-based, Norwegian multinational Yara
International - the world’s leading crop nutrition company and a provider of agricultural, industrial,
and environmental solutions -- has signed an agreement on 8 th Sepr’22 with Bengaluru-based
start-up Sea6 Energy, to market and distribute its Biostimulant ‘AG Boost’ in India. Sea6 Energy
is a Bengaluru-based start-up with expertise in Biotech research and ocean farming. This
collaboration is another step towards the company’s vision of growing a nature-positive food
‘AG Boost’ is being launched under the umbrella brand Nourish and fits well into the Integrated
Nutrient Management (INM) program. It is a technologically advanced and patented Biostimulant
that aims to bolster agricultural productivity and improves fertilizer use efficiency and nutrient
uptake, resulting in better productivity for the farmers. As per the agreement, Yara India will
market ‘AG Boost’ across the country through the distribution network of its crop nutrition
business, which has over 3500 dealers and 980 YCNCs (YARA Crop Nutrition Centers) across
18 states.
On the occasion, Sanjiv Kanwar, Managing Director, Yara Fertilizers, India said, “We are
pleased to partner with Sea6 Energy to market ‘AG Boost’ across the country. We have always
been keen on bringing novel, effective products that can positively improve crop productivity and
farmer prosperity in a nature-positive manner. ‘AG Boost’, developed using cutting-edge
patented technology, will contribute to realising this vision, while supporting an integrated nutrient
management program for Indian farmers.”
‘AG Boost’ has been developed by Sea6, founded in 2010 by a group of IIT Madras alumni, and
is currently situated in the Centre for Cellular and Molecular Platforms, Bangalore. Sea6 will
produce ‘AG Boost’ at its production facilities in Tuticorin, India and Bali, Indonesia.
Shrikumar Suryanarayan, CEO, Sea6 said, “We are very happy to partner with Yara India to
market our product across the country. We hope to nurture this relationship to bring prosperity
and sustainable crop production to all Indian farmers.”
‘AG Boost’ is liquid formulation that can be administered to crops in multiple formats such as a
foliar spray, fertigation/ drip systems or through soil, and seed and root application to maximise
crop yield. Sea6 Energy is also exporting its products to many countries in USA, Europe and the
APAC region.
About Yara International ASA
Founded in 1905 and headquartered in Oslo, Yara International ASA is the world’s leading crop
nutrition company and a provider of agricultural, industrial, and environmental solutions. The
company has 18,000 employees and operations in more than 60 countries.
Supporting Yara’s vision of a world without hunger and a planet respected, the company pursues a
strategy of sustainable value growth, promoting climate-friendly crop nutrition and zero-emission
energy solutions. Yara’s ambition is focused on growing a nature positive food future that creates
value for its customers, shareholders and society at large, and delivers a more sustainable food value

About Yara India
Yara has been operating in India for more than two decades, since it began working with Indian
growers to relook at the nutrition of their crops, in order to improve on yields and quality. In 2011,
Yara setup its own operations in the state of Maharashtra.
On 12 January 2018, Yara successfully acquired Tata Chemicals’ urea business relating to the
company’s Babrala plant in Uttar Pradesh. It was India’s first foreign direct investment in the highly
regulated urea sector. With this acquisition, Yara gained a significant position in northern India, with
access to a strong network of 650-700 dealers and enhanced crop nutrition solutions to farmers in
North India.
Today, Yara India has a pan-India presence. It is working closely with Indian farmers to fulfill the
company’s mission to responsibly feed the world and protect the planet.

For more information contact:
Meenal Guglani | 9812135343 |
Pratishtha Adhikari | 7984305057 |