ICAR-CIFRI tags Hilsa Broodfishes

The ICAR-Central Inland Fisheries Research Institute, Barrackpore has ranched 586 of Hilsa Broodfish in the upstream of Farakka barrage for improving the Hilsa Fisheries in the middle stretches of the River Ganga. The initiative was carried out under the National Mission for Clean Ganga (NMCG), Ministry of Jal Sha...Read more


ICAR releases diagnostic kits for Dairy animals

Dr. Trilochan Mohapatra, Secretary (DARE) & DG (ICAR) and Atul Chaturvedi, Secretary, Department of Animal Husbandry, Government of India released two ELISA Kits at the Krishi Bhawan, New Delhi . One for diagnosis of Bluetongue in sheep, goats, cattle, buffalo & camel and other for Japanese Encephalitis (J...Read more


INCOIS launches satellite-based advisory service for deep sea fishermen

The new service was launched by Dr Harsh Vardhan, the minister for science and technology and earth sciences At present, fishermen get advisories, forecasts and early warnings through a wide range of dissemination mechanisms such as Potential Fishing Zones (PFZ) advisories, ocean state forecasts, high wave alerts...Read more


Walmart pilots block chain project to trace seafood from India

 The pilot project is the first known use of block chain to track shrimp exports from the farmer in India to an overseas retailer. Ultimately, it will help seafood farmers in the region to strengthen the shrimp supply chain and reinforce customer trust in the product, helping promote India as a preferred sour...Read more


Agrotop to showcase advanced poultry solutions at Poultry India 2019

   Agrotop, a leading global player in poultry and livestock turnkey projects, will present poultry solutions that have been specifically designed to resist extreme heat and adapt to varying humidity conditions at Poultry India 2019 , which will take place November 27–29 at Hitex, Hyderabad, India...Read more


First Clam processing facility set-up opens in Kerala

J. Mercykutty Amma, Minister for Fisheries, Harbor Engineering and Cashew Industry, Kerala inaugurated the first Clam Processing Facility set-up by the ICAR-Central Institute of Fisheries Technology, Cochin at the Perumbalam Island in Kerala . The facility has been set-up for the benefit of clam fisherwomen. Amma...Read more


ICAR- CIBA signs MoU with Raj Hatcheries

The ICAR-Central Institute of Brackishwater Aquaculture, Chennai signed a Memorandum of Understanding with the Raj Hatcheries (Bengal)Pvt. Ltd., East Midnapur District, West Bengal. The MoU has been inked for the transfer of Milkfish (Chanos Chanos) Hatchery Technology and set-up a state-of-the-art Finfish Hatche...Read more


ICAR and ILRI team up for a collaborative project

The Indian Council of Agricultural Research (ICAR) and International Livestock Research Institute (ILRI) have launched the collaborative project on “Backyard Poultry Genomics” at the ICAR-Directorate of Poultry Research, Hyderabad. Dr. Habibar Rahman, Regional Representative, South Asia briefed about ...Read more


NIANP announces commercialisation of two technologies

The ICAR-National Institute of Animal Nutrition and Physiology (NIANP), Bengaluru’s two Technologies - the Area Specific Mineral Mixture (ASMM) and Sheep and Goat Mineral Mixtures (SGMM) have been commercialized. The ASMM technology was earlier commercialized to Karnataka Milk Federation (KMF), Bengaluru; N...Read more


CoveMark partners with Capra Foods to scale up operations

CoveMark, the Dallas-based private equity firm, is partnering with Capra Foods to scale their operations to meet existing customer demand. This is CoveMark's second investment in the agriculture space, expanding operations to capitalize on the significant opportunities therein.  "We are thrilled to part...Read more