KVK, Nandurbar launches Vikas Bharti Community Radio Station for empowering farmers

Dr E Vayunandan, Vice-Chancellor, Yashwantrao Chavan Maharashtra Open University, Nashik, Maharashtra inaugurated the Vikas Bharti Community Radio Station (CRS) at KVK, Nandurbar, Maharashtra. In his inaugural address, Dr Vayunandan emphasised that the Community Radio Station will be an important means for empower...Read more


First Banni buffalo IVF calf born in Gujarat

With the birth of the first IVF calf of a buffalo breed namely Banni in the country, India’s OPU - IVF work has reached to next level. The first IVF Banni calf is born out of 6 Banni IVF pregnancies established at the doorsteps of a farmer, Vinay L Wala of Sushila Agro farms, located at Dhanej in Somnath dis...Read more


ICAR officials outline various technologies related to animal husbandry

The ICAR-Indian Veterinary Research Institute, Izatnagar, Bareilly, Uttar Pradesh recently organised the 4th Interface Meeting with the Veterinary Officers of the Animal Husbandry Department of Karnataka.   In his address, the Chief Guest, Dr Bhupendra Nath Tripathi, Deputy Director General (Animal Science)...Read more


DBT launches ‘One Health’ consortium

The Department of Biotechnology (DBT), Ministry of Science and Technology, GoI has supported a mega consortium on ‘One Health’. Dr Renu Swarup, Secretary, Department of Biotechnology, Government of launched the First ‘One Health’ project of DBT through video conferencing. The programme envi...Read more


VP calls for more research activities in NE region on livestock, bio resources

The Vice President, M Venkaiah Naidu visited ICAR- National Research Center on Mithun in Dimapur, Nagaland and called upon the scientists to come out with innovative research to protect and conserve the rich bio-resources and livestock of the North Eastern Region.   Noting that North-Eastern India is an imp...Read more


ICAR Patna organises conference on integrated farming system

The ICAR-Research Complex for Eastern Region, Patna, Bihar recently organised a three-day National Conference on 'Integrated Farming Systems: A Tool for Enhancing Income and Nutritional Security.'In his inaugural address, the Chief Guest, Dr BS Mahapatra, Vice-Chancellor, BCKV, Kalyani, West Bengal outlined the im...Read more


Licious achieves billion-dollar valuation post receipt of funding worth $52 M

Bengaluru-based Licious has emerged as India’s first D2C Unicorn. The tech-powered, D2C fresh animal protein brand in the country, achieved a billion-dollar valuation post receipt of funding worth $52 million led by IIFL AMC’s Late Stage Tech Fund.The achievement of Licious Unicorn status is expected t...Read more


NABARD, ICAR to boost yak farming in Arunachal Pradesh by providing bank loans

Yak farmers in the mountainous Arunachal Pradesh can now afford a smile, thanks to a novel initiative of the ICAR-National Research Centre.Convinced by the proposal, banks have come forward, showing interest in giving loans to yak farmers as well as others willing to earn a livelihood through the farming of the bo...Read more


Bion to develop sustainable beef production facility

Bion Environmental Technologies, a developer of advanced livestock waste treatment technology that largely mitigates environmental impacts and recovers high-value coproducts, has executed a lease for a site near Fair Oaks, Indiana, where Bion will develop a sustainable and/or organic grain-finished beef production...Read more


Cargill, Fuite to partner on new animal nutrition production facility in the Netherlands

Cargill Animal Nutrition has announced its intention to enter into a strategic partnership with Dutch family-owned animal nutrition group Fuite to build a state-of-the-art premix, concentrate and young animal nutrition production facility in Hasselt, the Netherlands. The move comes as Cargill’s land lease fo...Read more


Union fishery, animal husbandry, dairy minister interacts with Members of Parliament from northern states

A virtual interaction was held with Members of Parliament of Northern States namely, Jammu & Kashmir, Punjab, Haryana, Delhi, Himachal Pradesh, Uttarakhand, Uttar Pradesh, Chandigarh and Ladakh under the chairmanship of Parshottam Rupala, Union Minister for Fisheries, Animal Husbandry and Dairying. The meeting...Read more


Natural Remedies launches Kamdhenu to address post calving issues for cows

Bengaluru-based Natural Remedies has launched Kamdhenu, the herbal solution that addresses the post-calving issues for cows and buffaloes (ruminants). Kamdhenu was developed in Natural Remedies' state-of-the-art research facility.When it comes to ruminants, the challenges of post-calving are many. The most common ...Read more