Ikisan farms were initiated in 1999. It is belonging to the Nagarjuna group that has a significant presence in the Indian Agri input sector encompassing crop nutrients, specialty nutrition, micro-irrigation, agricultural research, and development. It is based in Hyderabad with its own infrastructure/personnel. Ikisan farms are one of the few to have persevered successfully in a nascent sub-sector that exhibits tremendous growth potential.
Ikisan farms is an initiative for using information technology for the benefit of agriculture. The initiative is based on the fact that substantial gaps exist in agriculture between the actual and potential in terms of productivity, quality, and costs.