ICAR-CIBA reveals entrepreneurial potential of ‘Black Soldier Fly Meal’ as sustainable fishmeal

The ICAR-CIBA has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with a team of young entrepreneurs to explore the possibilities of using Black Soldier Fly Meal (BSF Meal) as a sustainable ingredient in aquafeed today. New Start-Up initiative for producing “Black Soldier Fly Meal (BSF)” as an effective and...Read more


CSIR-CMERI unveils ‘Aqua Rejuvenation Plant’ to facilitate organic farming  

CSIR-Central Mechanical Engineering Research Institute, Durgapur has unveiled the first-ever Waste water Treatment Technology Model which purifies waste water for irrigation/farming purposes. Prof Dr Harish Hirani, Director, CSIR-CMERI inaugurated the ‘Aqua Rejuv’ along with Subhendu Basu, Additional D...Read more


WayCool Foods , IIT-Hyd to jointly develop packaging solution to reduce food wastage  

WayCool Foods has signed a 3-year MoU with IIT Hyderabad (IIT-H) to develop antimicrobial food packaging material by using biopolymers. The MoU was signed and exchanged between Karthik Jayaraman, CEO, WayCool Foods and Sumohana Channappayya, Dean (R&D), IIT-H in Hyderabad. The aim is to develop economically v...Read more


ICAR-NRCM, Hyd hold national workshop on 'Sustainability of Buffalo Sector in India' 

    The ICAR-National Academy of Agricultural Research Management, Hyderabad; ICAR-National Research Centre on Meat, Hyderabad; NAAS-Hyderabad Chapter and Indian Meat Science Association jointly organized the National Workshop and Consultations on “Scientific Interventions and Policies for Streng...Read more


Auburn University to study irrigation possibilities of poultry processing wastewater

As fresh water supplies become increasingly limited and the world's population continues to grow, US based Auburn University College of Agriculture researchers are working on ways to find and utilize alternative water resources for irrigating crops. "One proven source that can meet this demand is wastewa...Read more


50 GADVASU scientists converge for ICAR-CIPHET's live workshop

The ICAR-Central Institute of Post-Harvest Engineering and Technology (CIPHET), Ludhiana, Punjab has recently organised an interaction-cum-demonstration workshop with the scientists of Krishi Vigyan Kendras of Guru Angad Dev Veterinary & Animal Sciences University (GADVASU), Ludhiana, Punjab. This one-day eve...Read more


ICAR-IIMR, Hyd launches digital platform for FPOs to scale up operations

The Indian Council of Agricultural Research-Indian Institute of Millets Research (ICAR-IIMR), HYDERABAD, in association with Youkta Agritech, a Social Enterprise launched a digital platform for the benefit of Farmers’ Producers’ Organizations (FPOs) to connect with the forward and backward linkages.&nb...Read more


TNAU releases 11 new crop varieties for 2021  

Tamil Nadu Agricultural University (TNAU) has released 11 crop varieties which include six varieties of agricultural crops, four horticulture crops and one forestry crop. The release was based on the recommendation by the 51th State Variety Release Committee under the chairmanship of Agricultural Production Commis...Read more


ICAR-IIWBR identifies new resistance pattern of leaf rust in wheat

In a recent study done by the Indian Council of Agricultural Research-Indian Institute of Wheat and Barley Research (ICAR-IIWBR) , Regional Station, Flowerdale, Shimla, H.P, an interesting resistance pattern of leaf rust resistance was observed while studying a local wheat collection for rust resistance. The brea...Read more


KVIC launches India’s first anti-bacterial non-toxic Cow Dung Paint

Union Minister for Road Transport & Highways & MSME Nitin Gadkari has launched an innovative new paint – India’s first cow dung paint - developed by Khadi and Village Industries Commission at his residence. The eco-friendly, non-toxic paint, called “Khadi Prakritik Paint” is a first...Read more


ICAR-CIFRI familiarises West Bengal, Assam fisherfolk with latest technologies

As a part of the implemented Project “Small Scale Fisheries in Wetlands for livelihood and nutritional security”, in collaboration with the WorldFish, Penang, Malaysia, the ICAR-Central Inland Fisheries Research Institute, Barrackpore, Kolkata demonstrated its technologies (ICAR-CIFRI Pen HDPE® and...Read more


Dr Sudhanshu Singh takes charge as Director of IRRI SARC

The International Rice Research Institute (IRRI) announced last week the appointment of Dr Sudhanshu Singh as the new Director of IRRI South Asia Regional Centre (IRRI SARC) in Varanasi, Uttar Pradesh, India. Dr Singh took on the role on January 4, 2021. IRRI Director General Matthew Morell said of the selection ...Read more